Dissertation

Respecting Relations: Memory Access and Antecedent Retrieval in Incremental Sentence Processing. University of Maryland, College Park. Chair: Colin Phillips.

Articles and Manuscripts

Kush, D. Accepted with minor revisions. Notes on Gapping in Hindi-Urdu: Conjunct size and focus-parallelism. Linguistic Analysis.

Drummond, A and Kush, D. 2015. Decomposing the Spanish causative reflexive passive. Proceedings of WCCFL 33. [online]

Drummond, A and Kush, D. 2015. Reanalysis as Raising to Object. Syntax, 18:4, 425-463. [final draft][published version]

Kush, D., Lidz, J. and Phillips, C. 2015. Relation-sensitive retrieval: Evidence from bound variable pronouns. Journal of Memory and Language. [proof]

Kush, D., Johns, C. and Van Dyke, J. 2015. Identifying the role of phonology in sentence-level reading difficulty. Journal of Memory and Language, 79, 18-29.

Kush, D. and Phillips, C. 2014. Local anaphor licensing in an SOV language: Implications for retrieval strategies. Front. Psychol. 5:1252. [materials]

Kush, D. 2015. Future reference and epistemic modality in Hindi. Journal of South Asian Linguistics [online]

Larson, B., Lewis, S. and Kush, D. (Submitted). Overt wh-displacement without movement.

Book Chapters

Kush, D., Omaki, A. and Hornstein, N. 2013. Microvariation in Islands? In Sprouse, J. and Hornstein, N. (eds.), Experimental Syntax and Island Effects, Cambridge University Press.

Drummond, A., Kush, D. and Hornstein, N. 2011. Minimalist Construal: Two Approaches to A and B. In The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Minimalism, C. Boeckx (ed.), OUP, 396-426.

Drummond, A. and Kush, D. 2009. The case of `Of-Insertion'. ms, University of MD

Manuscripts in Preparation

Kush, D., Lidz, J. and Phillips, C. (in prep). Antecedent Retrieval Respects Strong, But Not Weak, Crossover.

Presentations, Posters

Kush, D. and Barros, M. 2016. Case-matching under sluicing in Hindi: Consequences for the identity condition on ellipsis . Poster at FASAL 2016. Amherst, MA.[pdf]

Kush, D. and Van Dyke, J. 2016. The effect of prominence on antecedent retrieval: new SAT evidence. Poster at CUNY 2016. Gainesville, FL.

Husain, S. and Kush, D.. 2016. Linear proximity effects in Hindi reciprocal resolution Poster at CUNY 2016. Gainesville, FL.

Kush, D. and Van Dyke, J. 2015. When the gap-filling gets tough. Poster at CUNY 2015. Los Angeles, CA.

Drummond, A and Kush, D. 2015. Decomposing the Spanish Causative Reflexive Passive. Poster at WCCFL 33. Vancouver, BC.

Kush, D., Lohndal, T. and Sprouse, J. 2015. Experimental syntax and the cross-linguistic variation of island effects in Norwegian and Swedish. Poster at the LSA 2015. Portland, OR. [pdf]

Kush, D., Johns, C. and Van Dyke, J. 2014. Phonological interference and its effect on sentence-level reading difficulty. Poster presented at the 2014 SSSR Conference. Santa Fe, NM.

Kush, D., Johns, C. and Van Dyke, J. 2014. Sensitivity to online encoding and retrieval interference in younger and older adults. Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Johns, C., Van Dyke, J. and Kush, D. 2014. A speed-accuracy tradeoff study of poor readers' memory mechanisms. Poster presented at CUNY 2014, Columbus, OH.

Kush, D.. 2014. C-command relations and memory retrieval mechanisms in incremental processing.Invited talk at UCLA. [.pdf (of slides)]

Kush, D, Phillips, C. and Lidz, J. 2013. Memory retrieval is more than just feature-matching: Sensitivity to Crossover. Poster presented at CUNY 2013, Columbia, SC.[.pdf]

Chacon, D. and Kush, D. 2013. Movement and Differential Object Marking. Talk given at Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 2013, University of Southern California

Lewis, S., Kush, D. and Larson, B. 2013. Processing filled gaps in coordinated wh-questions. Talk given at the 87th Linguistic Society of America Meeting, Boston, MA.

Kush, D., Phillips, C. and Lidz, J. 2013. Online Sensitivity to Strong Crossover (and Principle C). Poster presented at the 87th Linguistic Society of America Meeting, Boston, MA.

Kush, D. 2012. On-line use of relational information in processing anaphora: Evidence from English and Hindi. Talk given at GLOW 2012; Workshop on the timing of grammar, Potsdam.

Lewis, S., Larson, B. and Kush, D.. 2012. What and when can you fill a gap with something?. Talk given at the 25th CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, New York.

Kush, D., Lidz, J. and Phillips, C. 2012. Online use of relational structural information in processing bound-variable pronouns. Poster presented at the 25th CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, New York.

Kush, D., Lidz, J. and Phillips, C. 2012. Interference-insensitive Local Anaphora Resolution: Evidence from Hindi Reciprocals. Poster presented 5th CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, New York.

Kush, D.. 2011. Future markers and epistemic modality in Hindi. Guest Lecture at Center for Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Kush, D.. 2011. On the height-relativity of (non-root) modal flavor: Evidence from Hindi. Poster presented at SALT 21, Rutgers.

Kush, D. and Lindahl, F. 2011. On the escapability of Islands in Scandinavian. Talk given at 2011 LSA Meeting, Pittsburgh.

Drummond, A. and Kush, D. 2011. Reanalysis As Raising to Object. Talk given at 2011 LSA Meeting, Pittsburgh.

Kush, D. 2010. Escapable Islands are Small Clauses (In Swedish and English). Presentation at Syntax Support Group, University of Michigan, October.

Kush, D. 2010. The future and epistemic modality in Hindi. Talk given at 2010 LSA Meeting, Baltimore.

Kush, D., Omaki, A. and Hornstein, N. 2009. "Reanalyzing Relative Clause Island Effects". Paper presented at GLOW 32, Nantes, France

Kush, D., Omaki, A., Dillon, B., Alcocer, P., Lidz, J. and Phillips, C. 2009. "Bound-Variable Dependencies Reveal Structure-Sensitivity of Search". CUNY 2009 - Davis, CA