Publications by Stephen Wechsler

(For selected works organized by topic go here.)

Books

  1. Wechsler,  Stephen (in progress). The Syntax-Lexicon Interface (working title). Oxford Surveys in Syntax and Morphology, General editor: Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.  Oxford University Press, Oxford. 

  2. Asudeh, Ash, Joan Bresnan, Ida Toivonen, and Stephen Wechsler (in progress).   Lexical Functional Syntax.  Blackwell Publishers. 
  3. Stephen Wechsler and Larisa Zlatić 2003, The Many Faces of Agreement. CSLI Publications, Stanford. 
    Reviewed in
    Language, June 2007 (83.2), pp. 449-451.

  4. Stephen Wechsler 1995. The Semantic Basis of Argument Structure.  CSLI Publications, Stanford.

  5. Masayo Iida, Draga Zec and Stephen Wechsler (eds.) 1987. Working Papers in Grammatical Theory and Discourse Structure: Interactions of Morphology, Syntax, and Discourse. CSLI Publications, Stanford.
  6. Mary Dalrymple, Jeffrey Goldberg, Kristin Hanson, Michael Inman, Christopher Piñon, and Stephen Wechsler (eds.) 1986.  WCCFL 5: The Proceedings of the Fifth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. CSLI Publications, Stanford. 

On-line
  1. Jong-Bok Kim and Stephen Wechsler (eds.) 2003. The Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar. CSLI Publications.

Articles

  1. Coppock, Elizabeth and Stephen Wechsler (draft).  ‘The Objective Conjugation in Hungarian: Agreement Without Phi Features.’ Manuscript, UT Austin. 

  2. Wechsler, Stephen (to appear).  ‘Mixed Agreement, the Person Feature, and the Index/Concord Distinction.’  Natural Language and Linguistic Theory.
  3. Wechsler,  Stephen (2008).  ‘Dualist Syntax.’ Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, CSLI On-line publications.

  4. Wechsler, Stephen (to appear). ‘Agreement’ in The Handbook of Contemporary Syntax, 2nd edition, eds. Artemis Alexiadou, Miriam Butt, and Tibor Kiss.  Walter de Gruyter.

  5. John Beavers, Elias Ponvert, and Stephen Wechsler (2008). ‘Possession of a Controlled Substantive: Light have and Verbs of Possession’.  Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 18, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, March 21-23, 2008.

  6. Wechsler, Stephen 2008. ‘Agreement Features.’  In Language and Linguistics Compass, Blackwell Publishers.

  7. Wechsler, Stephen and Hyun-Jong Hahm (to appear). ‘Number Markedness and Polite Plurals’Morphology.

  8. Wechsler, Stephen 2008. ‘Punctual Paths in Three Languages.’ Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics XII, ed. Susumu Kuno, John Whitman, Young-Se Kang, Yuang-Sook Sohn, Ik-Hwan Lee, Joan Maling, Peter Sells, and Youngjun Jang. Harvard University Department of Linguistics, Cambridge. pp. 3-19.
  9. Wechsler, Stephen 2008.  A diachronic account of English deverbal nominals.  Proceedings of the 26th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. Charles B. Chang and Hannah J. Haynie, Cascadilla Proceedings Project, Somerville, MA.  pp. 498-506.  Abstract.

  10. Hahm, Hyun-Jong and Stephen Wechsler (2007). ‘Untangling the Russian Predicate Agreement Knot.’ Proceedings of the 2007 annual meeting on Lexical-Functional Grammar. CSLI On-line publications. (Published Dec. 2007) Abstract.

  11. Wechsler,  Stephen 2006. Having a topic, wanting a focus.  Proceedings of 4th Workshop on Discourse Structure.  University of Texas, Austin. March 3-5, 2006.

  12. Wechsler,  Stephen 2006. ‘Why are the lazy so agreeable?’  In Hans-Martin Gärtner, Sigrid Beck,  Regine Eckardt, Renate Musan & Barbara Stiebels (eds.)  Between 40 and 60 Puzzles for Krifka.  Centre for General Linguistics, Typology and Universals Research (ZAS), Berlin.
  13. Wechsler,  Stephen 2005. ‘Thematic Structure.’ In The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition. Elsevier. 

  14. Wechsler,  Stephen 2005. What is right and wrong about little v. In Mila Vulchanova & Tor A. Åfarli (eds.) Grammar and Beyond— Essays in honour of Lars Hellan. Oslo: Novus Press. pp. 179-195
  15. Wechsler,  Stephen 2004. Number as Person. In Olivier Bonami and Patricia Cabredo Hofherr (eds.) Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 5  (on-line Proceedings of the Fifth Syntax And Semantics Conference In Paris), pp. 255-274.  [Also available here: pdf]

  16. Wechsler,  Stephen 2009.  ‘Elsewhere in Gender Resolution.’ In Kristin Hanson and Sharon Inkelas (eds.) The Nature of the Word— Essays in Honor of Paul Kiparsky.  MIT Press.

  17. Stephen Wechsler 2003. Serial Verbs and Serial Motion. In Dorothee Beermann and Lars Hellan (eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Multi-Verb Constructions, Trondheim Summer School 2003.  Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

  18. Stephen Wechsler 2005. ‘Resultatives Under the Event-Argument Homomorphism Model of Telicity.’ In Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Tova Rapoport (eds.) The Syntax of Aspect—Deriving thematic and aspectual interpretation. Oxford University Press. pp. 255-273.

  19. Incheol Choi and Stephen Wechsler 2001.  ‘Mixed Categories and Argument Transfer in the Korean Light Verb Construction.’ On-line Proceedings of HPSG 2001, Trondheim, Norway. August 3-5, 2001. pp. 103-120.

  20. Stephen Wechsler and Larisa Zlatić 2001. ‘Case Realization and Identity’. Lingua 111, pp. 539-560. 

  21. Stephen Wechsler and Bokyung Noh 2001. ‘Predication and Anaphora: Parallels Between Korean and English Resultatives.’ Language Sciences 23, pp. 391-423.

  22. Stephen Wechsler and Larisa Zlatić 2001. ‘A Theory of Agreement and its Application to Serbo-Croatian.’ Language 76.4, pp. 799-832. 

  23. ‘An Analysis of English Resultatives Under the Event-Argument Homomorphism Model of Telicity.’ Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Text Structure, University of Texas, Austin, Oct. 13-15, 2000. (2001)

  24. ‘Gender Resolution in Coordinate Structures.’ Proceedings of the Workshop on the Structure of Spoken and Written Texts, University of Texas at Austin. (1999)

  25. ‘A Theory of Agreement and Disagreement.’ (with Larisa Zlatić) Proceedings of the Berkeley Linguistic Society annual meeting, Berkeley CA, Feb. 16, 1998. pp. 280-291. (1999)

  26. ‘Agreement in Discourse.’ (with Larisa Zlatić) Proceedings of the Conference on the Structure of Non-narrative Texts. University of Texas, Austin. (1999)

  27. ‘HPSG, GB, and the Balinese Bind’. In Lexical And Constructional Aspects of Linguistic Explanation, edited by A. Kathol, J.-P. Koenig and G.Webelhuth. Stanford: CSLI. 179-195. (1999)

  28. ‘Locus Agreement in American Sign Language.’ (with Kearsy Cormier and Richard P. Meier) In Lexical And Constructional Aspects of Linguistic Explanation, edited by A. Kathol, J.-P. Koenig and G.Webelhuth. Stanford: CSLI. 215-229. (1999)

  29. ‘Syntax and Morphological Realization in Serbo-Croatian’. (with Larisa Zlatić) In Slavic in HPSG, edited by R. Borsley and A. Przepiorkowski, CSLI Publications, 283-309. (1999)

  30. Stephen Wechsler and Larisa Zlatić 1999. ‘Agreement in Discourse.’ Proceedings of the Conference on the Structure of Non-narrative Texts. University of Texas, Austin.

  31. Syntactic Ergativity in Balinese: an Argument Structure Based Theory. (with I Wayan Arka) Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 16:387-441. (1998)

  32. ‘Prepositional Phrases from the Twilight Zone.’ Nordic Journal of Linguistics 20 (2):127-154. (1997)

  33. ‘Argument Structure and Linear Order in Balinese Binding.’ (with I Wayan Arka) On-line Proceedings of the Workshop on Lexical-Functional Grammar, held in Grenoble, France, August 28, 1996,

  34. ‘Resultative Predicates and Control.’ In Texas Linguistic Forum 38: The Syntax and Semantics of Predication, edited by R. Blight and M. Moosally, 307-321. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Department of Linguistics. (1997)

  35. ‘Mixed Agreement in Serbian: A Constraint-Based Approach.’ (with Larisa Zlatić) Proceedings of the 15th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. by Brian Agbayani and Sze-Wing Tang. Published for the Stanford Linguistics Association by CSLI Publications, Stanford, pp. 521-535. (1997)

  36. ‘The Domain of Direct Case Assignment.’ (with Yae-Sheik Lee) Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 14.3, 629-664. (1996)

  37. ‘Preposition Selection Outside the Lexicon’. Proceedings of the Thirteenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Raul Aranovich, William Byrne, Susanne Preuss, and Martha Senturia (eds.). Published for the Stanford Linguistics Association by CSLI Publications, Stanford, pp. 416-431. (1995)

  38. ‘Verb Second and Illocutionary Force.’ In Views on Phrase Structure, ed. by Denis Bouchard and Katherine Leffel, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 177-191. (1991).

  39. ‘Verb Second and Illocutionary Force in Swedish.’ Edinburgh Working Papers in Cognitive Science, vol. 6: Parametric Variation in Germanic and Romance, eds. Elisabet Engdahl, Mike Reape, Martin Mellor, and Richard Cooper, pp. 229-244 (1990).

  40. ‘Accomplishments and the Prefix re-.’ Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistic Society XIX , Juli Carter and Rose-Marie Dechaine (eds.), Graduate Linguistic Student Association, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, pp. 419-434 (1990).

  41. ‘Against Verb Movement: Evidence from Swedish.’ Proceedings of Chicago Linguistic Society 23 (1987).


Presentations

  1. Wechsler, Stephen 2009. ‘Arguments for Relational Nouns.’  Symposium on Relational and Role-Governed Categories: Views from Psychology, Computational Modeling, and Linguistics.  CogSci 2009, The Annual Meeting Of The Cognitive Science Society, VU University, Amsterdam, August 1, 2009, 10 a.m.*

  2. Wechsler, Stephen 2009. ‘Person marking and point of view in speech and sign.’  Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting; Symposium: Verb Agreement in Spoken and Signed Languages. San Francisco, Friday, January 9, 2009, 10 a.m.*

  3. Wechsler,  Stephen 2008.  ‘Dualist Syntax.’ Keynote address, The 15th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, Keihanna, Japan, July 28-30, 2008.

  4. John Beavers, Elias Ponvert, and Stephen Wechsler 2008. ‘Possession of a Controlled Substantive: Light have and Verbs of Possession’.  Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 18, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, March 21-23, 2008.

  5. Hahm, Hyun-Jong and Stephen Wechsler 2008.  ‘Number Markedness and Polite Plurals’.  Markedness and Underspecification in the Morphology and Semantics of Agreement (MUMSA), Harvard University, Barker Center Rm. 133, February 29-March 2, 2008.  Abstract.

  6. Wechsler, Stephen 2008. Idioms, Light Verbs, and Lexical Decomposition.  NORMS Workshop on Argument Structure, Lund University. February 6, 2008.

  7. Wechsler, Stephen 2007. Form and meaning: punctual paths in three languages.  12th International Symposium on Korean Linguistics (ISOKL), Harvard, August 4, 2007.

  8. Wechsler, Stephen 2007.  A diachronic account of English deverbal nominals.  WCCFL, UC Berkeley, April 27, 2007.

  9. Stephen Wechsler 2007.  Long live the lexicon.  Colloquium talk, SUNY Buffalo, April 6, 2007.

  10. Stephen Wechsler 2006. The Pleasing Wraiths of Former Masteries. Colloquium talk, UT, May 1, 2006.

  11. Stephen Wechsler 2006. Having a topic, wanting a focus.  4th Workshop on Discourse Structure.  University of Texas, Austin. March 3-5, 2006.

  12. Stephen Wechsler 2005. 'The Austronesian WH Disagreement.'  Texas Linguistic Society keynote address, Nov. 4, 2005, Linguistic Department, University of Texas, Austin.

  13. Stephen Wechsler 2005. More Problems for Little v-- and a lexicalist alternative.  Colloquium talk, Stanford University, Fall 2005.

  14. Stephen Wechsler 2005. Wanting, Getting, and Enjoying It. Handout, Colloquium talk, UC Berkeley, Oct. 31, 2005.

  15. Markedness and Meaning in Agreement.  LFG 2005, Bergen.

  16. A Skeptical Look at the Abstract Syntax Approach to Word Meaning. South Korea, Summer 2005.

  17. Formal Syntax, Word Meaning, and Second Language Teaching. South Korea, Summer 2005.

  18. Agreement, Markedness, and Meaning. South Korea, Summer 2005.
  19. Stephen Wechsler 2005. Big Problems for Little v?. Handout, Aspect Workshop, Feb. 23, 2005, UT Austin.
  20. Wechsler, Stephen. The Pragmatics of Political Deception. Paper presented at the UT Linguistic Circle, Austin, October 15, 2004.   

  21. Wechsler, Stephen 2004. ‘Agreement and Grammatical Theory’.  Invited talk for Cognitive Science of Language: Integrative Approaches (NSF IGERT program).  Johns Hopkins University Department of Cognitive Science, January 22, 2004.

  22. ‘French Number as Person,’ UT Linguistics Dept. Colloquium, Fall 2003.

  23. ‘Number as Person,’ Colloque de Syntaxe et Sémantique, Paris, France, Oct. 2-4, 2003.

  24. Incheol Choi and Stephen Wechsler 2003. ‘The Korean dative’ . The 10th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, Michigan State University, July 18-20, 2003.

  25. Pascal Denis, Jonas Kuhn, and Stephen Wechsler 2003. ‘V-PP Goal Motion Complexes in English:  An HPSG Account.’ ACL-SIGSEM Workshop on The Linguistic Dimensions of Prepositions and their Use in Computational Linguistics Formalisms and Applications. Toulouse, France, Sept. 4-6, 2003.

  26. <>‘Mixed Categories and Argument Transfer in the Korean Light Verb Construction.’ (with Incheol Choi) Annual Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, Trondheim, Norway. August 3-5, 2001

  27. ‘Resultative secondary predicates and subordinate clauses in Korean and English.’ Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Typologie und Universalienforschung, Berlin, Germany. July 13, 2001.

  28. ‘Paths to Results: Explaining Constraints on Resultative Secondary Predicates.’ Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Typologie und Universalienforschung, Berlin, Germany. July 5, 2001.

  29. ‘Resultatives Under the Event-Argument Homomorphism Model of Telicity.’ The Syntax of Aspect Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel. June 20, 2001.

  30. ‘A Fresh Aspect on Resultatives.’ Linguistics Department Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, California. Feb. 1, 2001.

  31. ‘An aspectual/pragmatic account of English resultative predicates.’ Third Workshop on Text Structure, University of Texas at Austin, Oct. 13-15, 2000.

  32. ‘Mixed agreement with second person formal pronouns.’ (with Larisa Zlatiœ) Paper presented to the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, January 2000, Chicago.

  33. ‘The Fertility of Theory: Generative Grammar and Language Politics.’ Presentation to the UT Linguistic Circle, Germanic Studies Dept., Jan. 28, 2000.

  34. ‘Four Agreement Puzzles’. Invited keynote address read at the Sixth International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1999.

  35. ‘Predication and anaphora: parallels between Korean and English resultatives’. (with Bokyung Noh) Paper read at the Conference on Properties of the Korean Language, March 27, 1999.

  36. ‘Irresolution in Coordinate Structures’. Paper read at Workshop on the Structure of Spoken and Written Texts, January 29, 1999, at UT Austin.

  37. ‘English Resultatives and Argument Structure’. City University, Hong Kong. Oct. 26, 1998.

  38. Lectures on Indonesian Syntax and HPSG. Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Sept.-Oct. 1998.

  39. ‘Sentential and Discourse Agreement in Serbo-Croatian’. (with Larisa Zlatiœ) Workshop on Comparative Slavic Morphosyntax, Spencer, Indiana, June 6, 1998.

  40. ‘Intersentential Agreement.’ Invited talk at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, April 21, 1998.

  41. ‘Agreement in Discourse.’ (with Larisa Zlatiœ) Texas Linguistic Forum Conference on Non-narrative Discourse, Department of Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin, Feb. 13-14, 1998.

  42. ‘A Theory of Agreement and Disagreement’. (with Larisa Zlatiœ) Paper read at the Berkeley Linguistic Society annual meeting, Feb. 16, 1998, Berkeley CA.

  43. ‘Le Cas et l’Accord de Nominaux Quantifiés en Serbe.’ (with Larisa Zlatiœ) Paper read at the 16th International Congress of Linguists, Paris, July 20-25, 1997.

  44. ‘The Morphosyntax of Serbian Quantified NP’s.’ (with Larisa Zlatiœ) Paper read at the Fourth International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y., July 18, 1997.

  45. ‘Balinese Binding and Raising’. (with I Wayan Arka) Paper read at t