Featured Publications

The featured publications of CASTLFish include a selection of significant books, articles, and working papers published by our faculty. We invite you to visit the individual faculty members’ websites for more complete listings of publications.


 Nazarré Merchant & Martin Krämer 2018. The Holographic Principle: Typological analysis using lower dimensions. Proceedings of AMP2017, LSA. 

 Krämer, Martin 2018. Current issues and directions in Optimality Theory — Constraints and their interaction. In S.J. Hannahs & Anna Bosch (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Phonological Theory. 37–67. 

Krämer, Martin, & Barbara Vogt 2018. Alignment and locality in the typology of affixing language games. To appear in The Linguistic Review 35.1, 2018.

Ramchand, Gillian.  2018. Situations and Syntactic Structures. MIT Press Monographs.

Ramchand, Gillian.  2018. Alternating Adjectives The Linguistic Review

Ramchand, Gillian.  2018. Grammatical vs. Lexical Formatives. in Norbert Hornstein, Howard Lasnik, Pritty Patel-Grosz and Charles Yang (eds). Syntactic Structures after 60 Years.  Mouton, de Gruyter.

Ozarkar, Renuka and Ramchand, Gillian. 2018.  `Structure Building and Structure Matching in Marathi Complex Predicates.  Journal of South Asian Linguistics. Vol.8. pp 3-28.

Sailor, Craig. The typology of head movement and ellipsis. A reply to Liptak and Saab 2014 (in press).   Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. (online Jan 2018)  .  

Taraldsen, Tarald, Lucie Medova-Taraldsen and David Langa. Class Prefixes as specifiers in Southern Bantu.  Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. (online Jan 2018) 

Taraldsen, Knut T. Spanning vs. Constituent Lexicalization: The Case of Portmanteau Prefixes.  Exploring Nano-syntax. Oxford University Press 2018 


Fábregas, Antonio (with Rafael Marín). On non-dynamic eventide verbs in Spanish. Linguistics. Volume 55.(3) s. 451-488

Ramchand, Gillian. 2017. The Event Domain. in Roberta D’Alessandro and Irene Franco (eds.) The Verbal Domain. Oxford University Press.

Sailor, Craig. Negative inversion without negation: on Fuck-inversion in British English. in Cambridge Occasional Papers in Linguistics. volume 10, Article 5. pp 88-110.  –

Svenonius, Peter.  Declension class and the Norwegian definite suffix. In The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection, ed. by Vera Gribanova and Stephanie Shih, 325–359. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Taraldsen, Knut T. Remarks on the relation between case-alignment and constituent order. I: The Oxford Handbook of Ergativity. Oxford University Press 


Collins, Joe and Krämer, Martin.  Crazy rules and grounded constraints. I: Proceedings of CLS 51. Chicago Linguistic Society 2016 ISBN 978-0-914203-86-5. s. 99-113

Fábregas, Antonio (with Ángel L. Jiménez-Fernández). Extraction from gerunds and the internal syntax of verbs. Linguistics. Volume 54.(6) s. 1307-1354

Fábregas, Antonio. Deconstructing the non-episodic readings of Spanish deverbal adjectives. Word Structure. Volume 9.(1) s. 1-41

Krämer, Martin.  Metaphonic chain shifts, vowel height and markedness. I: Approaches to metaphony in the languages of Italy. Mouton de Gruyter 2016 ISBN 9783110369564. s. 277-299

Krämer, Martin.  Variation and change in Italian phonology: On the mutual dependence of grammar and lexicon in Optimality Theory. I: Theoretical Approaches to Linguistic Variation. John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016 ISBN 9789027257178. s. 205-236

Krämer, Martin and Urek, Olga. Perspectives on Palatalization. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 2016 s. –

Lundquist, B. et al. 2016. Anticausatives are semantically reflexive in Norwegian, but not in English.    GLOSSA: a journal of General Linguistics. 1(1):47 1-30.   More generally on this topic, see: The Transitivity Alternations Project

Svenonius, Peter.  Spans and Words.  In Morphological Metatheory, ed. by Daniel Siddiqi and Heidi Harley, 201–222. John Benjamins, Amsterdam.

Svenonius, Peter.  Complex predicates as complementation structures. In Approaches to Complex Predicates, ed. by Léa Nash and Pollet Samvelian, 212–247. Brill, Leiden.


Fábregas, Antonio  (with Rafael Marín).  Deriving individual-level and stage-level psych verbs in Spanish. The Linguistic Review. Volume 32.(2) s. 227-275

Sailor, Craig  and James Griffiths.- Prepositional Object gaps in British English,  in Linguistics in the Netherlands pp 63-74 

Svenonius, Peter. (with David Adger). Linguistic explanation and domain specialization. A case study in bound variable anaphoraFrontiers in Psychology 6: 1421.

Svenonius, Peter.  The morphological expression of case in Övdalian. In Studies in Övdalian Morphology and Syntax: New Research on a Lesser-Known Scandinavian Language, ed. by Kristine Bentzen and Henrik Rosenkvist, pp. 177–230. John Benjamins, Amsterdam.

Svenonius, Peter.  Syntactic constructions. In Syntax—Theory and Analysis: An International Handbook, ed. by Tibor Kiss and Artemis Alexiadou, 42.1: 15–23. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin.


Fábregas, Antonio.  Argument structure and morphologically underived nouns in Spanish and English. Lingua 2014 ;Volume 141. pp. 97-120

Fábregas, Antonio. Phrasal spell out: an argument from haplology. Linguistic Analysis ;Volume 39.(1-2) s. 83-125

Ramchand, Gillian and Peter Svenonius.  `Deriving the Functional Hierarchy’Language Sciences. volume 46: 152-174.

Svenonius, Peter. Generalized applicatives: Reassessing the functional-lexical divide. Theoretical Linguistics 40.3/4: 439–446.

Svenonius, Peter. Introduction: Functional structure from top to toe. In Svenonius 2014 (ed.), pp. 1–18.

Svenonius, Peter.  (ed.). Functional Structure from Top to Toe. A Festschrift for Tarald Taraldsen. Oxford University Press.

Svenonius, Peter, (ed. with Martin Krämer and Sandra Ronai). Nordlyd 41.1–2, Special Issue on Features.


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