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Monograph in Progress

The Syntax and Semantics of Noun Modifiers and the Theory of Universal Grammar: A View from Korean (under contract with Springer for the Studies in Natural Language & Linguistic Theory series).

Journal Articles

2016 The 'Imperfective' in Attributive Clauses in Korean as a Window into the Evidential Past and the Metaphysical Future. Studies in Language 40(2): 340-379.

2013 Temporal Marking in Korean Attributive Clauses and Linguistic Encoding of Human Memory. Journal of Cognitive Science 14(1): 77-109. 

2011 The Meaning of Utterance-Final EVEN. Journal of English Linguistics 39(1): 36-64 (with Nathan Jahnke).

2009 E-type Anaphora and Three Types of Kes-Construction in Korean. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 27(2): 345-377.

2008 Relevance of Grammar and Pragmatics to the Relevancy Condition. Language Research 44(1): 95-120.

2007 Formal Linking in Internally Headed Relatives. Natural Language Semantics 15(4): 279-315.

2006 Acquisition of an Adjunct Island inside There-Sentences. Journal of Cognitive Science 6(1): 73-95.

1999 Implementing Group-work in the EFL Korean Secondary School Classroom Context: Focusing on Scenarios and Dramas. Studies in English Education 3(2), 173-186.


Book Chapters & Proceedings

2017 That's a beautiful dress that you're wearing: a curious relative clause construction in English. In Nicholas LaCara, Keir Moulton, & Anne-Michelle Tessier eds., A Schrfit to Fest Kyle Johnson, 195-201.  Linguistics Open Access Publications. 1. University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

2016 Cognitive Indexical Usage of Demonstrative Ku in Korean and a Split DP analysis. In Tae Sik Kim & Seungwan Ha eds., Proceedings of the 18th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, 175-194. Seoul, Korea: The Korean Generative Grammar Circle.

2014 Capturing the Non-optionality of Participial Codas in There-BE-Existentials. In Christina Galeano et al. eds., Proceedings of WECOL 2011, 82-93. Department of Linguistics, California State University-Fresno.

2014 Adjective Ordering: A View from Korean. In Robert Santana-LaBarge ed., Proceedings of  WCCFL 31st, 285-294. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

2014 On the Position of Adnominal Adjectival Expressions in Korean. In C.-T. James Huang & Feng-hsi Liu eds., Peaches and Plums. Language and Linguistics Monograph Series, 75-99. Taipei, Taiwan: Academia Sinica.

2011 The Imperfective Puzzle in Korean. In Marcel den Dikken and William McClure eds., Japanese/Korean Linguistics 18, 266-277. Stanford, CA: CSLI.

2009 There-Existentials with Participial Codas and Theticity. In Young-Se Kang et al. eds., Current Issues in Linguistic Interfaces, Vol.1, 319-330. Seoul, Korea: Hankwuk Mwunhwasa.

2009 A Fresh Look at the Ambiguity Puzzle of KO ISS Imperfective in Korean. In David Potter et al. eds., 1st Simon Fraser University Working Papers: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on East Asian Linguistics.

2008 Internally Headed Relatives Parallel Direct Perception Complements. In Mitsuko Endo Hudson et al. eds., Japanese/Korean Linguistics 13, 281-292. Stanford, CA: CSLI.

2008 Revisiting the Relevancy Condition on Internally Headed Relatives in Korean. Proceedings of International Conference on East Asian Linguistics. University of Toronto Working Papers 28, 137–157.

2007 Domain Restriction in Freedom of Choice: A View from Korean Indet-Na Items. Proceedings of Sinn Und Bedeutung 11, 375-389 (with Stefan Kaufmann).

2007 The Effect of the Speaker’s Motivation on the Interpretation of Logical Connectives. Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1757. Nashville, TN (with James German, Eyal Sagi, Stefan Kaufmann, Brady Clark).

2004 Internally Headed Relatives Instantiate Situation Subordination. In Keir Moulton and Matthew Wolf eds., Proceedings of NELS 34, 333-344. Amherst, MA: GLSA publications.

2004 The Genitive of Negation in Russian: Blocking of Case-licensing by Negation. In Mary Andronis et al. eds., Papers from the 38th Chicago Linguistic Society Meeting: Main Session, 345-360. Chicago, IL: CLS publications.

2004 Three Types of Kes-Nominalization. In Ik-Hwan Lee et al. eds., Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics 10, 479-492. Seoul, Korea: Hanshin Publishing Company.

2003 Children's Sensitivity to Adjunct Islands inside There-Sentences. In Barbara Beachley et al. eds., Proceedings of the 27th Boston University Conference on Language Development, 425-436. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

2003 The Genitive of Negation in Russian: a Relativized Minimality Account. In Wayles Browne et al. eds., Proceedings of the 11th Workshop of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, 295-314. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications.

2002 The Absence of the Adjective Category in Korean. Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Korean Linguistics, 596-612. Seoul, Korea: Hankwuk Mwunhwasa.

2002 Does Korean have Adjectives? In Tonia Ionin et al. eds., MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 43, 71-89. Cambridge, MA: Department of Linguistics, MIT.


Bound Volumes

2008 Event Structure and Internally-Headed Relative Clauses: A View from Korean and Japanese. VDM Verlag (authored) (slightly revised version of my 2004 UMass dissertation).

2001 Proceedings of the 31st Meeting of the North Eastern Linguistic Society. GLSA, UMass-Amherst (edited with Uri Strauss).