Romance Linguistics 2012

Selected papers from the 42nd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Cedar City, Utah, 20-22 April 2012

| Southern Utah University
| University of Geneva
ISBN 9789027203878 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
ISBN 9789027268310 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
This volume contains a selection of nineteen peer-reviewed papers from the 42nd annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL) held at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, in 2012. The contributions cover a wide range of current topics in the areas of phonetics, phonology, syntax, interfaces, and diachronic Romance linguistics, with an emphasis on experimental approaches, in connection to L1 and L2 acquisition, code-switching and psycholinguistics. Among the languages and varieties of Romance analyzed are French (Old, Modern, and Norman), Portuguese (Brazilian and Classical), and Spanish (Modern and Judeo-Spanish), but also Italo-Romance, Latin, and Romanian. In a comparative tradition, the discussions extend to languages outside Romance, such as dialects of Arabic, Germanic, and Palenquero creole. This collection of papers at the forefront of research contributes to our understanding of Romance languages, and to the influence of Romance linguistics, and will be of interest to scholars in Romance and general linguistics.
[Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory, 7]  2015.  xii, 304 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Experimental approaches
The acquisition of clitics in L2 Spanish: Examining restrictions on clitic solidarity
Becky Halloran and Jason Rothman
Acquiring VP-ellipsis in Brazilian Portuguese: Evidence from a comprehension study
Ruth E.V. Lopes
Code switching in the determiner phrase: French in contact with Tunisian and Moroccan Arabic
Rebekah Post
How many “grammars” per “language”? Mapping the psycholinguistic boundaries between Spanish and Palenquero
John M. Lipski
Nasal vowels are not [+NASAL] oral vowels
Ryan Shosted
Labialization and palatalization in Judeo-Spanish phonology
Travis G. Bradley
Revisiting /ʁ/-assimilation through schwa: The OT-CC perspective
Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil
Harmonic serialism and syncope and stress shift in Latin
Haike Jacobs
The adaptation of /h/ in Old French loanwords: A tale of love and ‘ate
Amanda Dalola
Diachronic syntax
On the Old French subjunctive
Deborah Arteaga
On the emergence of two classes of clitic clusters in Italo-Romance
Diego Pescarini
The structure of complementizerless clauses in Classical Portuguese
André Luis Antonelli
Bare PPs and the syntax-semantics interface: The case of sin + bare nominal structures in Spanish
Elena Castroviejo Miró, Isabel Oltra-Massuet and Isabel Pérez-Jiménez
On the structure of bare nominals in Brazilian Portuguese
Sonia M. L. Cyrino and M. Teresa Espinal
Gender features on n & the root: An account of gender in French
Emily Atkinson
Adjectivization of participles in Romance: A gradual process?
Petra Sleeman and Dana Niculescu
On the edge: Nominalizations from evaluative adjectives in Spanish
María J. Arche and Rafael Marín
A case of multiple agree: Accusative, not dative, indirect object se
Jonathan E. MacDonald
Measure phrases within the nominal domain in Spanish
Luis Eguren and Alberto Pastor
Index of subjects and terms
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BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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