EL5101 Grammatical Analysis 2016

Michael Yoshitaka ERLEWINE (mitcho)
Office: AS5 06-09
Office hours: Wednesdays 10 am–12 noon and by appointment
Syllabus PDF (but always see Schedule below for the latest)


Day Topic Reading To submit
Aug 9 National Day: No class    
Aug 16 Grammatical knowledge; constituency CS1, CS3.2; optional: Chomsky (1986)  
Aug 23 Building structure CS2, 3, 4.2  
Aug 30 Argument asymmetries, vP CS4 Problem Set 1
Sep 6 Subjects CS6.1–6.2; optional: McCloskey (1997)  
Sep 13 More subjects, language reports CS4.5, 6.4; optional: Perlmutter (1998) Problem Set 2
Sep 20 Recess Week: No class    
Sep 27 Case and agreement CS6.3; Pesetsky & Torrego (2011) Problem Set 3
Oct 4 Auxiliaries and head movement (Quiz) CS5  
Oct 11 Embedded clauses CS8 Problem Set 4
Oct 18 V2 and wh-movement CS9 Extra language report due for EL5101R/6880
Oct 25 More movement CS10  
Nov 1 PF and Spell-Out Erlewine on IVLE  
Nov 8 Ellipsis None! Problem Set 5
Saturday, November 12: language report due
Thursday, December 1, morning: final exam

CSx = section/chapter x in Adger 2003 Core Syntax