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Papers and Presentations

Peer-reviewed journal articles:

Kim, Kyumin and Paul B. Melchin. 2018. Modifying plurals, classifiers, and co-occurrence: the case of KoreanGlossa: a Journal of General Linguistics, 3(1), 25.

Kim, Kyumin and Paul B. Melchin. 2018. On the complementary distribution of plurals and classifiers in East Asian classifier languages. Language and Linguistic Compass, to appear.

Other published work:

Melchin, Paul B. and Ida Toivonen. 2018. Wh-word conjunction as a test for argumenthood and obligatoriness. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 3(15): 1-11.

Kim, Kyumin and Paul B. Melchin. 2015. Pluralizer as a nP modifier: Evidence from Korean -tul. Proceedings of the 2015 annual conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association.

Unpublished work:

Papers:

“Argument omission and verb meaning” – Manuscript, winter 2017: Argument omission and verb meaning

“Cross-Linguistic Variation in Nominal Functional Sequences and Pronoun Types” – Qualifying Paper (comp), winter 2015: Cross-Linguistic Variation in Nominal Functional Sequences and Pronoun Types

“Nominal projections and pronoun types” – Master’s Major Research Paper (mémoire), summer 2013: Nominal Projections and Pronoun Types

Conference Presentations:

“Semantic conditioning of Unspecified Object Deletion” – presentation at the Canadian Linguistics Association, May 28, 2016, in Calgary, AB: Semantic conditioning of Unspecified Object Deletion

“Beyond modifiability: Diagnosing pronominal category in Japanese and Mandarin” – presentation at the Canadian Linguistics Association, June 1, 2015, in Ottawa, ON: Beyond modifiability: Diagnosing pronominal category in Japanese and Mandarin

“On the modifiability and syntactic category of pronouns in Japanese and Mandarin” – presentation at the MOTH Syntax Workshop, March 28, 2015, in Ottawa, ON: On the modifiability and syntactic category of pronouns in Japanese and Mandarin

“Plurality and Definiteness in Persian” – co-presentation with Gita Zareikar at the Bilingual Workshop in Theoretical Linguistics, Nov 29, 2014, in Ottawa, ON: Plurality and Definiteness in Persian

“Extensions of the Primeval Genitive: A Reply to Pesetsky (2013)” – co-presentation with Andrew McKishnie at the 9th annual meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society, Sept 20, 2014, in Seattle, WA: Extensions of the Primeval Genitive: A Reply to Pesetsky (2013)

“On NPs, DPs, and their respective pronouns” – presentation at the MOTH Syntax Workshop, March 23, 2014, in Montréal, QC: On NPs, DPs, and their respective pronouns

“On the Relationship between Nominal Syntax and Pronoun Type” – presentation at the Bilingual Workshop in Theoretical Linguistics, Dec 6, 2013, in Waterloo, ON: On the Relationship between Nominal Syntax and Pronoun Type

“Noun phrases and non-projecting heads” – co-presentation with Rob Truswell at the Canadian Linguistics Association, June 2, 2013, in Victoria, BC: Noun phrases and non-projecting heads