Research

List research by project.

Dissertation

Journal articles

  1. Erlewine and Kotek, to appear. “Focus association by movement: Evidence from Tanglewood.”  
    Linguistic Inquiry.
  2. To appear. “Clausal comparison without degree abstraction in Mandarin Chinese.”  
    Natural Language & Linguistic Theory.
  3. To appear. “Vietnamese focus particles and derivation by phase.”  
    Journal of East Asian Linguistics.
  4. Accepted. Even doesn’t move but associates into traces: A reply to Nakanishi 2012.”  
    Natural Language Semantics.
  5. 2017. “Low sentence-final particles in Mandarin Chinese and the Final-over-Final Constraint.”  
    Journal of East Asian Linguistics 26, pages 37–75.
  6. 2016. “Anti-locality and optimality in Kaqchikel Agent Focus.”  
    Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 34:2, pages 429–479.
  7. Erlewine and Kotek, 2016. Even-NPIs in Dharamsala Tibetan.”  
    Linguistic Analysis 40:3--4, pages 129–165.
  8. Erlewine and Gould, 2016. “Unifying Japanese relative clauses: copy-chains and context-sensitivity.”  
    Glossa 1:51, pages 1–40.
  9. Erlewine and Kotek, 2016. “A streamlined approach to online linguistic surveys.”  
    Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 34:2, pages 481–495. Tools available at turktools.net.
  10. Kotek and Erlewine, 2016. “Covert pied-piping in English multiple wh-questions.”  
    Linguistic Inquiry 47:4, pages 669–693.
  11. 2012. “Structurally distant haplology.”  
    Snippets 26, pages 7–8.

Book reviews

  1. 2016. “Review of Yosuke Sato Minimalist Interfaces: Evidence from Indonesian and Javanese.”  
    Oceanic Linguistics 55:1, pages 298–306.
  2. 2016. “Review of Yoad Winter Elements of Formal Semantics: An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Meaning in Natural Language.”  
    Computational Linguistics 42:4, pages 837–839.

Papers in edited volumes

  1. 2017. “Why the null complementizer is special in complementizer-trace effects.”  
    A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky, pages 371–380.
  2. Erlewine, Levin, and Van Urk, 2017. “Ergativity and Austronesian-type voice systems.”  
    Oxford Handbook of Ergativity, pages 373–396.
  3. 2013. “Dissociating the syntax and morphological realization of Kaqchikel Agent Focus.”  
    Studies in Kaqchikel Grammar, pages 25–50.

Proceedings papers

  1. To appear. “Subject marking on non-subjects in Squliq Atayal.”  
    Proceedings of the 20th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 20).
  2. Erlewine and Kotek, to appear. “Focus association by movement: Evidence from binding and parasitic gaps.”  
    Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21.
  3. Kotek and Erlewine, to appear. “Non-interrogative wh-constructions in Chuj (Mayan).”  
    Proceedings of the Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA) 21.
  4. Erlewine and Levin, to appear. “On the unavailability of argument ellipsis in Kaqchikel.”  
    Proceedings of Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics 4.
  5. To appear. “Sentence-final particles at the vP phase edge.”  
    Proceedings of the 25th North American Conference of Chinese Linguistics (NACCL 25).
  6. Mizuno and Erlewine, 2017. “Constraints on contrast sluicing.”  
    Japanese/Korean Linguistics 24, pages 201–214.
  7. Erlewine and Kotek, 2016. Tanglewood untangled.”  
    Proceedings of SALT 26, pages 224–243.
  8. Erlewine and Kotek, 2016. “The structure and interpretation of non-restrictive relatives: Evidence from relative pronoun pied-piping.”  
    Proceedings of the 51st Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 51), pages 149–163.
  9. Kotek and Erlewine, 2016. “Intervention effects in relative pronoun pied-piping: experimental evidence.”  
    Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20, pages 448–461.
  10. 2016. “Focus association into copies and the scope of even.”  
    Proceedings of SALT 26, pages 855–873.
  11. 2016. “Multiple extraction and voice in Toba Batak.”  
    AFLA 23: The Proceedings of the 23rd Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, pages 81–95.
  12. 水野 輝之、アーリーワイン マイケル芳貴 [Mizuno and Erlewine], 2016. 多重wh疑問文のペアリスト解釈とスルーシング [Sluicing and the pair-list interpretation of multiple wh-questions].”  
    日本言語学会第152回大会予稿集 [Proceedings of the 152nd meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan], pages 204–209.
  13. Kotek and Erlewine, 2016. “Unifying definite and indefinite free relatives: Evidence from Mayan.”  
    Proceedings of NELS 46, pages 241–254.
  14. Erlewine, Levin, and Van Urk, 2015. “What makes a voice system? On the relationship between voice marking and case.”  
    AFLA 21: The Proceedings of the 21st Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, pages 51–68.
  15. 2015. “Minimality and focus-sensitive adverb placement.”  
    Proceedings of NELS 45, pages 193–202.
  16. Erlewine and Gould, 2014. “Interpreting Japanese Head-Internal Relative Clauses.”  
    Proceedings of the 31st West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 31), pages 160–169.
  17. 2014. “Anti-Locality and Kaqchikel Agent Focus.”  
    Proceedings of the 31st West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 31), pages 150–159.
  18. 2014. “Explaining leftward focus association with even but not only.”  
    Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 18, pages 128–145.
  19. 2014. “Alternative questions through focus alternatives in Mandarin Chinese.”  
    Proceedings of the 48th Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 48), pages 221–234.
  20. Erlewine and Kotek, 2014. “Intervention in focus pied-piping.”  
    Proceedings of NELS 43, pages 117–130.
  21. 2012. “Share to Compare: the Mandarin Comparative.”  
    Proceedings of the 29th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 29), pages 54–62.
  22. 2012. “The effect of ‘only’ on quantifier scope: the dake blocking effect.”  
    Proceedings of the GLOW in Asia Workshop for Young Scholars, pages 72–86.
  23. 2010. “Sentence-final only and the interpretation of focus in Mandarin Chinese.”  
    The Proceedings of the 22nd North American Conference of Chinese Linguistics (NACCL 22) and the 18th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL 18), pages 18–35.
  24. 2009. “Ubiquity: Designing a Multilingual Natural Language Interface.”  
    Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR 2009 Workshop on Information Access in a Multilingual World, pages 45–48.
  25. 2008. “The verbal nature of Mandarin comparative .”
    Proceedings of the National Conference on Linguistics 2008.

Edited volumes

  1. Edited by Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Yasutada Sudo, 2014. Proceedings of the MIT Workshop on Comparatives.  
    Cambridge: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics.

MA thesis

Manuscripts

Selected talks

Software

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