Papers and drafts

2014 - 2015 - 201620172018 - 2019forthcoming 



Belletti, Adriana. 2014a. Parametric variation and syntactic computations: Elements to disentangle lateness in (modes of) acquisition. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 4: 315–320. doi:10.1075/lab.4.3.02bel. PDF

Belletti, Adriana. 2014b. Notes on Passive Object Relatives. In Functional Structure from Top to Toe, ed. Peter Svenonius, Peter Svenonius, 9:97–114. Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax. Oxford University Press. PDF

Belletti, Adriana, and Cristiano Chesi. 2014. A syntactic approach toward the interpretation of some distributional frequencies: Comparing Relative clauses in Italian corpora and in elicited production. Rivista di Grammatica Generativa 36: 1–28. PDF

Bocci, Giuliano, and Lucia Pozzan. 2014. Some questions (and some experimental answers) about Italian subjects: Subject positions in main and embedded questions in L1 and attrition. In Inquiries into Linguistic Theory and Language Acquisition. Papers offered to Adriana Belletti, 28–44. Siena: CISCL Press. PDF

De Lisser, Tamirand, Stephanie Durrleman, Luigi Rizzi, and Ur Shlonksy. 2014. The Acquisition of Jamaican Creole : A research project. Rivista di Grammatica Generativa 36: 29 – 46. PDF

Mancini, Simona, Francesca Postiglione, Alessandro Laudanna, and Luigi Rizzi. 2014. On the person-number distinction: Subject-verb agreement processing in Italian. Lingua 146: 28 – 38. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2014.04.014. PDF

Moscati, Vincenzo. 2014. Asymmetric entailment and the interpretation of potere in Early Italian. In New Directions in the Acquisition of Romance Languages. Selected proce edings of the Romance turn, 202–218. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. PDF

Moscati, Vincenzo, and Stephen Crain. 2014. When Negation and Epistemic Modality Combine: The Role of Information Strength in Child Language. Language Learning and Development 10: 345–380. PDF

Moscati, Vincenzo, and Luigi Rizzi. 2014. Agreement configurations in language development: A movement-based complexity metric. Lingua 140: 67–82. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2013.12.004. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2014a. On the elements of syntactic variation. In Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Framework, Carme Picallo, 13 – 35. Oxford: Oxford University Press. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2014b. Some Consequences of Criterial Freezing. In Functional Structure from Top to Toe, ed. Peter Svenonius, Peter Svenonius, 9:19 – 54. Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax. Oxford University Press. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2014c. On the Study of Language as a Cognitive Capacity: Results and Perspectives. In On Peripheries, Anna Cardinaletti, Guglielmo Cinque, Yoshio Endo, 61 – 99. Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2014d. The Cartography of Syntactic Structures: Locality and Freezing Effects on Movement. In On Peripheries, Anna Cardinaletti, Guglielmo Cinque, Yoshio Endo, 27 – 58. Tokyo: Hituzi Syobo Publishing. PDF



Avesani, Cinzia, Giuliano Bocci, Mario Vayra, Alessandra Zappoli, and Marina Chini. 2015. Prosody and information status in Italian and German L2 intonation. In Il parlato in (italiano) L2. Aspetti pragmatici e prosodici, 93–116. Milano: Franco Agneli. PDF

Belletti, Adriana. 2015. The Focus map of clefts: Extraposition and Predication. In Beyond Functional Sequence. The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Ur Shlonsky, 10:42–59. Oxford University Press. PDF

Belletti, Adriana, and Maria Teresa Guasti. 2015. The Acquisition of Italian: Morphosyntax and its interfaces in different modes of acquisition. Vol. 57. Language Acquisition and Language Disorders. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Chapter 4. The acquisition of passive voices
Chapter 5. The acquisition of relative clauses
Chapter 6. The acquisition of Wh-questions
Chapter 7. The acquisition of the syntax and interpretation of subjects

Bianchi, Valentina, Giuliano Bocci, and Silvio Cruschina. 2015. Focus fronting and its implicatures. In Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory, ed. Enoch O. Aboh, Jeannette C. Schaeffer, and Petra Sleeman, 8:1–20. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. PDF

Bocci, Giuliano, and Cinzia Avesani. 2015. Can the Metrical Structure of Italian Motivate Focus Fronting? In Beyond Functional Sequence: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, ed. Ur Shlonksy, 10:23–41. New York: Oxford University Press. PDF

Franck, Julie, Saveria Colonna, and Luigi Rizzi. 2015. Task-dependency and structure-dependency in number interference effects in sentence comprehension. frontiers in psychology 6/349: 1 – 15. PDF

Gavarrò, Anna, Maya Leela, Luigi Rizzi, and Julie Franck. 2015. Knowledge of the OV parameter setting at 19months: Evidence from Hindi—Urdu. Lingua 154: 27 – 34. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2014.11.001. PDF

Gili Fivela, Barbara, Cinzia Avesani, Marco Barone, Giuliano Bocci, Claudia Crocco, Mariapaola D’Imperio, Rosa Giordano, Giovanna Marotta, Michelina Savino, and Patrizia Sorianello. 2015. Intonational phonology of the regional varieties of Italian. In Intonation in Romance, ed. Sonia Frota and Pilar Prieto, 140–197. New York: Oxford University Press. PDF

Manetti, Claudia, and Adriana Belletti. 2015. Causatives and the acquisition of the Italian passive. In Language Acquisition and Development. Proceedings of Gala 2013, 282–298. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. PDF

Moscati , Vincenzo, Jacopo Romoli, and Stephen Crain. 2015. Pragmatics vs. Grammar: The Interpretati on of modals and nominal quantifiers in child language. In Language Acquisition and Developmen t. (Selected proceedings of Gala-2013-University of Oldenburg), 315–329. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2015a. Cartography, Criteria, and Labeling. In Beyond Functional Sequence. The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Ur Shlonsky, 10:314 – 338. Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax. Oxford University Press. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2015b. Notes on Labeling and Subject Positions. In Structures, strategies and beyond – Studies in honour of Adriana Belletti, Elisa di Domenico, Cornelia Hamann, Simona Matteini, 223:17 – 46. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company. PDF



Balaban, Noga, Adriana Belletti, Naama Friedmann, and Luigi Rizzi. 2016. Disentangling principle C: A contribution from individuals with brain damage. Lingua 169: 1–20. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2015.09.004. PDF

Belletti, Adriana, and Valentina Bianchi. 2016. Definiteness Effect and Unaccusative Subjects: An Overview and some New Thoughts. In Definiteness effects: Bilingual, typological and diachronic variation, Susann Fischer, Tanja Kupisch, Esther Rinke, 14–65. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. PDF

Bentea, Anamaria, Stephanie Durrleman, and Luigi Rizzi. 2016. Refining intervention: The acquisition of featural relations in object A-bar dependencies. Lingua 169: 21 – 41. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2015.10.001. PDF

Bianchi, Valentina, Giuliano Bocci, and Silvio Cruschina. 2016 Focus fronting, unexpectedness, and the evaluative dimension. Semantics and Pragmatics 9. doi:10.3765/sp.9.3. PDF

De Lisser, Tamirand, Stephanie Durrleman, Luigi Rizzi, and Ur Shlonksy. 2016. The acquisition of Jamaican Creole : The Null Subject Phenomenon. Language Acquisition Vol. 23/Issue 3: 261 – 292.  doi:10.1080/10489223.2015.1115049. PDF

Manetti, Claudia, Vincenzo Moscati , Luigi Rizzi, and Adriana Belletti. 2016. The role of Number and Gender Features in the Comprehension of Italian Clitic Left Dislocations. In Proceedings of BUCLD 40. Cascadilla Press, 229 - 240. PDF

Moscati , Vincenzo, Claudia Manetti, Adriana Belletti, and Luigi Rizzi. 2016. Children’s sensitivity to prosody and discourse-pragmatic conditions: the case of corrective focus in Italian. In Scott, J., Waughtal, D. (Eds.), BUCLD 40 Online Proceedings Supplement. Cascadilla Press, pp. 1–8. PDF

Moscati, Vincenzo, Jacopo Romoli, Tommaso Federico Demarie, and Stephen Crain. 2016. Born in the USA: a comparison of modals and nominal quantifiers in child language. Natural Language Semantics 24: 79–115. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11050-015-9120-1. PDF

Thornton, R., Notley, A., Moscati, V., & Crain, S. 2016. Two negations for the price of one. Glossa Vol.1/Issue, 1. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.4. PDF

Poletto, Cecilia, and Giuliano Bocci. 2016. Syntactic and Prosodic Effects of Information Structure in Romance. In The Oxford Handbook of Information Structure, ed. Caroline Féry and Shinichiro Ishihara, 642–662. New York: Oxford University Press. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2016a. EPP and ECP revisited: The role of labeling. In Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 10. Selected papers from “Going Romance” 28, Lisbon, Ernestina Carrilho, Alexandra Fiéis, Maria Lobo, Sandra Pereira. John Benjamins Publishing Company, 211 - 232. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2016b. Labeling, maximality and the head – phrase distinction. Linguistic Review Vol.33: 103 – 127. doi:http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/tlir.2016.33.issue-1/tlr-2015-0016/tlr-2015-0016.xml. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2016c. Monkey morpho-syntax and merge-based systems. Theoretical Linguistics Vol. 42: 139 – 145. doi:10.1515/tl-2016-0006. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi, and Guglielmo Cinque. 2016. Functional categories and syntactic theory. Annual Review of Linguistics 2: 139 – 163. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. Linguistic knowledge and unconscious computations. Rivista internazionale di filosofia e psicologia 2016. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. 2016. The Concept of Explanatory Adequacy, in: Roberts, I. (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Universal Grammar. Oxford University Press. PDF

Varlokosta, Spyridoula, Adriana Belletti, João Costa, Naama Friedmann, Anna Gavarró, Kleanthes K. Grohmann, Maria Teresa Guasti, et al. 2016. A cross-linguistic study of the acquisition of clitic and pronoun production. Language Acquisition 23: 1–26. doi:10.1080/10489223.2015.1028628. PDF

Vernice, Mirta, Carlo Cecchetto, Caterina Donati, and Vincenzo Moscati . 2016. Relative clauses are not adjuncts: an experimental investigation of a corollary of the raising analyses. Linguistische Berichte 2016: 139–169. PDF

Villata, Sandra, Luigi Rizzi, and Julie Franck. 2016. Intervention effects and Relativized Minimality: New experimental evidence from graded judgments Lingua: 76 – 96. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2016.03.004. PDF



Belletti, Adriana. 2017a. Labeling (Romance) causatives, in: Aboh, E., Haeberli, E., Puskás, G., Schönenberger, M. (Eds.), Elements of Comparative Syntax. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston, pp. 13–46. https://doi.org/10.1515/9781501504037-002 PDF

Belletti, Adriana. 2017b. On the acquisition of complex derivations with related considerations on poverty of the stimulus and frequency, in: Di Domenico, E. (Ed.), Syntactic Complexity from a Language Acquisition Perspective. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 28–48. PDF

Belletti, Adriana. 2017c Passive and movement of verbal chunks in a V/head-movement language., in: Quinn, H., Massam, D., Matthewson, L. (Eds.), Linguistics Travels in Time and Space: A Festschrift for Liz Pearce. Wellington Working Papers in Linguistics. PDF

Belletti, Adriana. 2017d (Past) participle agreement: a case study. In The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Syntax, Second Edition, Martin Everaert, Henk van Riemsdijk. Blackwell Publishers, 1-29. PDF

Belletti, Adriana, and Luigi Rizzi. 2017. On the Syntax and Pragmatics of Some Clause-Peripheral Positions, in: Blochowiak, J., Grisot, C., Durrleman, S., Laenzlinger, C. (Eds.), Formal Models in the Study of Language. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 33–48. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48832-5_3 PDF

Bianchi Valentina, Giuliano Bocci, Silvio Cruschina, 2017. Two types of subject inversion in Italian wh-questions. Revue roumaine de linguistique LXII, 233–252. PDF

De Lisser, T., Durrlemann, S., Shlonksy, U., Rizzi, L., 2017. The Acquisition of Tense, Modal and Aspect markers in Jamaican Creole. Journal of Child Acquisition and Development 5, 219–255. PDF

Di Bacco, Federica, Lyn Tieu, Vincenzo Moscati, Raffaella Folli, Christina Sevdali, and Jacopo Romoli. 2017. Testing the QUD approach: Children’s comprehension of scopally ambiguous questions. In Proceedings of the 34rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Cascadilla Press, 177 - 186. PDF

Friedmann, Naama, Luigi Rizzi, and Adriana Belletti. 2017. No case for Case in locality: Case does not help interpretation when intervention blocks A-bar chains. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 2, 33. https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.165  PDF

Jivanyan, H., Samo, G., 2017. Parce-que in the Syntax - Semantics - Pragmatics interface. Generative Grammar in Geneva (GG@G) 77–99. PDF

Manetti, C., 2017. Changing the topic in question-answer pairs: a production study on the use of subject, topicalization and passive in Italian. Quaderni di Linguistica e Studi Orientali, Vol 3 (2017). https://doi.org/10.13128/qulso-2421-7220-21341 PDF

Manetti, Claudia, Belletti, Adriana, 2017. The Production of Clitic Left Dislocations by Italian-speaking children and the Role of Intervention, in: LaMendola, M., Scott, J., Conference on Language Development (Eds.), Proceedings of the 41th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Volume 2: ... Cascadilla Press, Somerville, MA, pp. 443–451. PDF

Martini, Karen. 2017. On subjects and by-phrases in Italian-speaking children: Evidence from an elicited production study of object relatives, Generative Grammar in Geneva (GG@G), Vol. 10. PDF

Moscati, Vincenzo, Likan Zhan, and Peng Zhou. 2017. Children’s on-line processing of epistemic modals. Journal of Child Language 44, 1025–1040. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0305000916000313. PDF

Rezzonico, S., Goldberg, A., Milburn, T., Belletti, A., Girolametto, L., 2017. English Verb Accuracy of Bilingual Cantonese–English Preschoolers. Language Speech and Hearing Services in Schools 48, 153. https://doi.org/10.1044/2017_LSHSS-16-0054 PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. A note on the typology of topic and focus markers, in: Quinn, H., Massam, D., Matthewson, L. (Eds.), Linguistics Travels in Time and Space: A Festschrift for Liz Pearce,. pp. 205–210. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. Comparing extractions from wh-islands and superiority effects. Wiener Linguistische Gazette (WLG) 82. Festschrift für Martin Prinzhorn 253–261. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. Locality and the functional sequence in the left periphery, in: Aboh, E., Haeberli, E., Puskás, G., Schönenberger, M. (Eds.), Elements of Comparative Syntax. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston, pp. 319–348. https://doi.org/10.1515/9781501504037-012 PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. On the format and locus of parameters: The role of morphosyntactic features. Linguistic Analysis 41, 159–191. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. The left periphery: Cartography, Freezing and Labeling, in: Si, F. (Ed.), Studies in Cartographic Syntax. China Social Sciences Press, pp. 9–46. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi Uniqueness Of Left Peripheral Focus, “Further Explanation”, And Int., in: Bailey, R., Sheenan, M. (Eds.), Order and Structure in Syntax I: Word Order and Syntactic Structure. Language Science Press, Berlin, pp. 333–343.  PDF

Rizzi, Luigi. “Types of Criterial Freezing.” Rivista Di Grammatica Generativa 39 (2017): 1–21. PDF

Rizzi, Luigi, and Giuliano Bocci. Left Periphery of the Clause: Primarily Illustrated for Italian, in: Everaert, M., van Riemsdijk, H. (Eds.), The Companion to Syntax. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, pp. 1–30. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118358733.wbsyncom104 PDF



Belletti, A., 2018a. Locality in Syntax, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. PDF

Belletti, A., 2018b. On a-Marking Topics in the Italian Left Periphery, in: Petrosino, R., Cerrone, P., Hulst, H. van der (Eds.), From Sounds to Structures: Beyond the Veil of Maya, Studies in Generative Grammar (SGG). De Gruyter, Berlin ; Boston, pp. 445–466. PDF 

Belletti, A. 2018c. Revisiting the cartography of Italian postverbal subjects from different angles with reference to canonicality considerations. Italian Journal of Linguistics, 30(2), 37–58. https://doi.org/10.26346/1120-2726-123 PDF

Belletti, A. 2018d. Objects and subjects in the left periphery: The case of a-Topics. In M. Grimaldi, R. Lai, L. Franco, & B. Baldi Eds., Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today Vol. 252, pp. 57–72. https://doi.org/10.1075/la.252.03bel PDF

Bianchi, V., Bocci, G., & Cruschina, S. 2018. Syntactic and prosodic effects of long-distance wh-movement in Italian. Italian Journal of Linguistics, 30(2), 59–78. https://doi.org/10.26346/1120-2726-124 PDF

Biondo, N., Vespignani, F., Rizzi, L., Mancini, S., 2018. Widening agreement processing: a matter of time, features and distance. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 33(7), 890–911. https://doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2018.1446542 PDF 

Bocci, G., Cruschina, S., 2018. Postverbal subjects and nuclear pitch accent in Italian wh-questions, in: Petrosino, R., Cerrone, P., Hulst, H. van der (Eds.), From Sounds to Structures: Beyond the Veil of Maya, Studies in Generative Grammar (SGG). De Gruyter, Berlin ; Boston, p. 467-494.  PDF 

Bocci, G., Rizzi, L., & Saito, M. 2018. On the incompatibility of wh and focus. GENGO KENKYU Journal of the Linguistic Society of Japan, 154, 29–51. https://doi.org/doi.org/10.11435/gengo.154.0_29 PDF

Caloi, I., Belletti, A., & Poletto, C. 2018. Multilingual Competence Influences Answering Strategies in Italian–German Speakers. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1971. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01971 PDF 

Friedmann, N., Szterman, R., Belletti, A., & Rizzi, L. 2018. The head the construct: Construct state nominals as a novel window to syntactic movement difficulties in hearing impairment. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 3(1), 134. https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.674 PDF

Kennedy, L., Romoli, J., Tieu, L., Moscati, V., Folli, R., 2018. Beyond the scope of acquisition: A novel perspective on the isomorphism effect from Broca’s aphasia. Language Acquisition 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1080/10489223.2018.1502772  PDF

Koring, L., Meroni, L., Moscati, V., 2018. Strong and Weak Readings in the Domain of Worlds: A Negative Polar Modal and Children’s Scope Assignment. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10936-018-9573-8  PDF

Martini, K., 2018. Animacy does not help French-speaking children in the repetition of object relatives, in P. Guijarro-Fuentes & C. Suárez-Gómez (eds), Language Acquisition and Development. Proceedings of GALA 2017, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 221-240. PDF

Martini, K., Belletti, A., Contemori, C., and L. Rizzi. 2918. On the role of lexical restriction and intervention in production: A new angle on the subject-object relatives asymmetry, Proceedings of the 1st SynCart Workshop “from maps to principles”, Special Issue of Generative Grammar in Geneva (GG@G), Vol. 11, 120-134. PDF 

Rizzi, L., 2018. A note on left-peripheral maps and interface properties. In M. Grimaldi, R. Lai, & B. Baldi Eds., Structuring Variation in Romance Linguistics and Beyond: In honour of Leonardo M. Savoia pp. 149–160.  https://benjamins.com/catalog/la.252.10riz PDF

Rizzi, L., 2018. Intervention effects in grammar and language acquisition. Probus, 30/02, 339–367. https://doi.org/doi.org/10.1515/probus-2018-0006 PDF

Rizzi, L.., 2018. Questioni di invarianza e variazione nella cartografia delle strutture sintattiche. Mutamento linguistico e biodiversità. In L. Costamagna, E. Di Domenico, A. Marcaccio, S. Scagione, & B. Turchetta Eds., Mutamento linguistico e biodiversità. Atti del XLI Convegno della Società Italiana di Glottologia pp. 145–170. Il Calamo. PDF

Rizzi, L., 2018. Subjects, Topics and the interpretation of pro, in: Petrosino, R., Cerrone, P., Hulst, H. van der (Eds.), From Sounds to Structures: Beyond the Veil of Maya, Studies in Generative Grammar (SGG). De Gruyter, Berlin ; Boston, pp. 510–530. PDF

Samo G., 2018. A Criterial Approach to the Cartography of V2 (PhD Thesis). Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland.

Samo, G. 2018. Towards a Criterial V2: Some Notes on Subject-initial Clauses. Generative Grammar in Geneva, 11, 1–20. PDF

Servidio, E., Bocci, G., Bianchi, V., 2018. (Dis)agreement, polarity, and focus: Answering negative polar questions in Italian. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 3(1),3. https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.360  PDF

Shlonsky, U., Rizzi, L., 2018. Criterial freezing in small clauses and the cartography of copular constructions, in: Hartmann, J., Jäger, M., Konietzko, A., Winkler, S. (Eds.), Freezing: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Domains. Mouton de Gruyter, p. forthcoming. PDF



Belletti, A., & Manetti, C. 2019. Topics and passives in Italian-speaking children and adults. Language Acquisition, 26(2), 153–182. https://doi.org/10.1080/10489223.2018.1508465 PDF

Guesser, S. L., & Rech, N. F. 2019. Cartography: VP periphery, language acquisition and beyond, Interview with Adriana Belletti. Fórum Linguístico, 16(1), 3474–3481. https://doi.org/10.5007/1984-8412.2019v16n1p3474 PDF

Manetti, C., & Contemori, C. 2019. The Production of Object Relative Clauses in Italian-Speaking Children: A Syntactic Priming Study. In Boston University Conference on Language Development, M. M. Brown, B. Dailey, & Boston University Eds., Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development Vol. 2, pp. 391–403. Boston: Cascadilla Press. PDF

Martini, K., Belletti, A., Centorrino, S., Garraffa, M. (2019) Syntactic complexity in the presence of an intervener: the case of an Italian speaker with anomia. Aphasiology. DOI10.1080/02687038.2019.1686744PDF 

Ronca, D., & Moscati, V. 2019. The Interaction of Morphological Gender With Stereotypical Information: An Eye Tracking Study on Gender Inferences. International Journal of Linguistics, 11(4), 111-125. https://doi.org/10.5296/ijl.v11i4.15169 PDF

Samo, G. 2019. A Criterial Approach to the Cartography of V2. Philadelphia/Amsterdam: John Benjamins. https://benjamins.com/catalog/la.257

Samo, G., & Merlo, P. 2019. Intervention effects in object relatives in English and Italian: A study in quantitative computational syntax. Quasy, SyntaxFest 2019. Presented at the Quasy, SyntaxFest 2019, Paris. https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W19-7906/ PDF

Shlonsky, U., Bocci, G., 2019. Syntactic Cartography, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. PDF




Belletti, A. (forthcoming). (Reflexive) Si as a route to passive in Italian. In L. Franco & P. Lorusso (Eds.), Linguistic Variation: Structure and interpretation. M. Rita Manzini: A Festschrift for her 60th Birthday. Mouton de Gruyter. PDF  

Belletti, A. (Forthcoming). Attrition in acquisition with principles and parameters. Comments on: A model for L1 grammatical attrition. Second Language Research, Forthcoming. PDF

Belletti, A. (Forthcoming). Ways of smuggling in syntactic derivations. In A. Belletti & C. Collins (Eds.), Smuggling in Syntax. Oxford University Press. PDF

Belletti, A., & Collins, C. (Forthcoming). Introduction: Smuggling in Syntax. In Smuggling in Syntax. Oxford University Press. PDF

Manetti, C. (Forthcoming). Children’s comprehension of a-Topics in Clitic Left Dislocations in Italian. Rivista Di Grammatica Generativa. PDF

Manetti, C., & Belletti, A. (Forthcoming). Children’s subjects in Clitic Left Dislocations in Italian. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics. PDF

Moscati, V. (Forthcoming). Negation and Polarity. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. PDF

Moscati, V. (Forthcoming). Children (and some adults) Overgeneralize Negative Concord: The Case of Fragment Answers to Negative Questions in Italian. Proceedings of the Annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC. Presented at the 43rd Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC), University of Pennsylvania. PDF

Moscati, V. (Forthcoming). Subjects First! The role of Word order and prosodic prominence as disambiguating cues in Italian. Proceedings of The Romance Turn VII. Presented at the The Romance Turn VII, Venice. PDF

Moscati, V., Rizzi, L., Vottari, I., Chilosi, A. M., Salvadorini, R., & Guasti, M. T. (Forthcoming). Morpho-syntactic weaknesses in Developmental Language Disorder: The role of structure and agreement configurations. Journal of Child Language. PDF

Rizzi, L. (Forthcoming). Che and weak islands. In L. Franco & P. Lorusso (Eds.), Linguistic Variation: Structure and interpretation. M. Rita Manzini: A Festschrift for her 60th Birthday (pp. 599–608). Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter. PDF










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