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Theoretical syntax, Historical linguistics, Diachronic & comparative morphosyntax, Fieldwork,
Austronesian syntax, Philippine-type languages, Formosan languages
The syntax of Austronesian-type alignment: Evidence from complementation and beyond. [link]
Hybrid A- and A'- agreement as voice morphology: Insights from Austronesian and beyond. [link]
Rethinking Indonesian-type passives: A view from Javanese. [link] To be presented at NELS 53. With Hero Patrianto.
When sound change obscures morphosyntax: Insights from Seediq. [link]
Austronesian syntax. With Maria Polinsky and Eric Potsdam. [link]
When Philippine-type voice meets Indo-European-type voice: Insights from Puyuma. To appear. Journal of East Asian Linguistics. [link]
Onomatopoeias in Puyuma. To appear. Comparative Handbooks of Linguistics. With Jonathan Kuo. [link]
The Austronesian homeland and primary diaspora: The linguistics evidence revisited. To appear. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Archaeology of Prehistoric Maritime Pingtan and the Pacific.
What agrees, why and how: A view from Austronesian. Move & Agree Forum: Workshop on the Formal Typology of A'-agreement. [handout]
The design of Philippine-type syntax, with special reference to Formosan. [AFLA 28 handout]
The derived intransitive in Formosan and its implications for Proto-Austronesian Actor Voice. Oceanic Linguistics 59(1). [link]
Tagalog voice revisited: Insights from binding. Proceedings of WCCFL 38. [link]
One language, two 'voice' systems: Insights from Puyuma. Proceedings of WCCFL 38. With Shin Fukuda. [link]
A reexamination of the Philippine-type voice system and its implications for Austronesian primary-level subgrouping. [link]
PhD Dissertation, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.
With Robert Blust (1st author). Language and Linguistics 18(4).
Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 23).
Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics.
With Shin Fukuda. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 23). Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics.
Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society (BLS 42).
When synthetic meets analytic: A note on structural borrowing in Kaxabu Pazeh. Oceanic Linguistics 55(2). [link]
With Shin Fukuda. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistics Society (NELS 46).
With Shin Fukuda. Proceedings of the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 33).
Three ways to steal an element from a CP: evidence from Formosan.
With Shin Fukuda. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 22).
Cross linguistic priming of the passive in Mandarin and English.
With Claire Stable (1st author), Liu Nian, and Kamil Deen. Proceedings of the 13th Meeting of the Generative Approaches to Second
Language Acquisition (GASLA 13).