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Focus and ellipsis
This project aims at investigating the syntactic role of focus in ellipsis across languages.
Multidominance, ellipsis, and quantifier scope
This dissertation provides a novel perspective on the interaction between quantifier scope and ellipsis. It presents a detailed investigation of the scopal interaction between English negative indefinites, modals, and quantified phrases in ellipsis. One of the crucial observations is that a negative…
Ellipsis licensing beyond syntax
Ellipsis is a frequently used sentence-shortening device. It allows us to leave out material that is evident from the (linguistic) context. Even though the elliptical material is not pronounced, elliptical sentences are not perceived as incomplete.
The syntax and licensing of Gapping and Fragmenting
This study investigates the syntax and distribution of the two elliptical phenomena Gapping and Fragments, as well as the movements involved in ellipsis contexts in general.
Tapping into semantic recovery: an event-related potential study on the processing of gapping
This project aims to investigate the underlying (neurocognitive) linguistic processes of ellipsis resolution, particularly gapping.
Faculty of Humanities
NWO PhDs in the Humanities: PhD position for Bobby Ruijgrok
LUCL is pleased to announce that Bobby Ruijgrok has been awarded a PhD-position within the NWO PhDs in the Humanities Programme. His project is entitled 'Tapping into semantic recovery: an event-related potential study on the processing of gapping'. LUCL congratulates Bobby on this beautiful result.
Vrije Competitie Grant for Lisa Cheng and Anikó Liptak
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded LUCL researchers prof.dr. Lisa Cheng and dr. Anikó Liptak a Vrije Competitie grant for their research project "Ellipsis licensing beyond syntax".
Workshop 'Ellipsis licensing beyond syntax'