Papers and some presentations, Alexander Williams
2017. Alexander Williams and Jeffrey Green. Why control of PRO in rationale clauses is not a relation between arguments. Proceedings of NELS 47.
2017. Zoe Schlueter, Alexander Williams and Ellen Lau. Exploring the abstrac
tness of number retrieval cues in the computation of subject-verb agreement in c
omprehension. Journal of Memory and Language 99, 77-89.
2017. Sol Lago, Shayne Sloggett, Zoe Schlueter, Wing Yee Chow, Alexander Williams, Ellen Lau and Colin Phillips. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition.
2015. Michael McCourt, Jeffrey J. Green, Ellen Lau and Alexander Williams. Processing implicit control: Evidence from reading times. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences.
2014. Alexis Wellwood, Angela He, Jeffrey Lidz and Alexander Williams. Participant structure in event perception: Towards the acquisition of implicitly 3-place predicates. Talk at the 38th Penn Linguistics Colloquium, April 2014.
2014. Michael McCourt, Aleksandra Fazlipour, Ellen Lau and Alexander Williams. Remote Control and implicit agents. Poster from the 27th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, March 2014.
2013. Angela He, Alexis Wellwood, Jeffrey Lidz and Alexander Williams. Assessing event perception in adults and prelinguistic children: A prelude to syntactic bootstrapping. Poster from the 38th Boston University Conference on Language Development, November 2013.
2013. Alexander Williams. Agents in Mandarin and Igbo Resultatives. Draft, 28 August 2013. Edited version to appear in Chinese Syntax in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective, eds. Audrey Li, Andrew Simpson and Wei-Tian Dylan Tsai, Oxford University Press.
2012. Alexander Williams. Null Complement Anaphors as definite descriptions. Proceedings of SALT 22, pages 125-145
2014. Alexander Williams. Causal VVs in Mandarin. Chapter from Blackwell's forthcoming Handbook of Chinese Linguistics, ed. James C.T. Huang, Audrey Li, and Andrew Simpson.
2012. Alexander Williams. Objects in resultatives. Accepted with minor revisions to Natural Language and Linguistic Theory.
2009. Alexander Williams. Themes, cumulativity, and resultatives. Linguistic Inquiry 40(4), 686-700. [pre-publication proofs; some errors]
2008. Jeffrey Lidz and Alexander Williams. Constructions on holiday. Cognitive Linguistics 29(1): 178-189. [Commentary on Goldberg 2006]
2008. Alexander Williams. Word order in resultatives. In H. Haynie and C. Chang (eds.), WCCFL 26 Proceedings. Somerville: Cascadilla Press.
2008 Alexander Williams. Patients in Igbo and Mandarin. In J. Doelling, T. Heyde-Zybatow, and M. Shaefer (eds.), Event structures in linguistic form and interpretation. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
2005 Alexander Williams. Complex causatives and verbal valence. University of Pennsylvania doctoral dissertation.
2002. Alexander Williams. Reflexivity and resultatives. In L. Mikkelsen and C. Potts (eds.), WCCFL 21 Proceedings, pp. 250-263. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
2000. Alexander Williams. Null subjects in Middle English existentials. In S. Pintzuk, G. Tsoulos, and A. Warner (eds.), Diachronic Syntax, 164-185. New York: Oxford University Press.
2000. Adverbial quantification over (interrogative) complements. In R. Billerey and B.D. Lillehaugen (eds.), Proceedings of the 19th WCCFL. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.