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Ivano Caponigro. In defense of what(ever) free relative clauses they dismiss: A reply to Donati and Cecchetto (2011). 2017 (A slightly different version will appear in Linguistic Inquiry).
   
Ivano Caponigro and Anamaria Falaus. Free Choice Free Relative Clauses in Italian and Romanian. 2017
(A slightly different version appeared in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. DOI).
   
Gary Patterson and Ivano Caponigro. The puzzling degraded status of who free relative clauses in English. 2016
(A slightly different version appeared in English Language and Linguistics 20(2): 341-352. 2016. DOI)
   
Jon Sprouse, Ivano Caponigro, Ciro Greco, and Carlo Cecchetto. Experimental syntax and the cross-linguistic variation of island effects in English and Italian. 2016
(A slightly different version appeared in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 34(1): 307-344. 2016. DOI; Erratum: pp. 345-349, DOI).
   
Kathryn Davidson and Ivano Caponigro. Embedding polar interrogative clauses in American Sign Language. 2016
(A slightly different version appeared in Annika Herrmann, Roland Pfau, Markus Steinbach (eds), Complex A Matter of Complexity: Subordination in Sign Languages, pp. 151-181. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2016.)
   
Carson T. Schütze, Jon Sprouse, and Ivano Caponigro. Challenges for a Theory of Islands. A broader perspective on Ambridge, Pine, and Lieven. 2015
(A slightly different version appeared in Language 91(2): e31-e39. 2015; DOI).
   
Ivano Caponigro, Harold Torrence, and Carlos Cisneros. Free relative clauses in two Mixtec languages. 2013
(A slightly different version appeared in International Journal of American Linguistics 79(1): 41-96. 2013. DOI)
   
Ivano Caponigro, Lisa Pearl, Neon Brooks, and David Barner. Acquiring the meaning of free relative clauses and plural definite descriptions. Journal of Semantics 29(2): 262-293. 2012. DOI
   
Ivano Caponigro and Kathryn Davidson. Ask, and tell as well: Question-Answer Clauses in American Sign Language. Natural Language Semantics. 19(4): 323-371. 2011. DOI
   
Ivano Caponigro and Maria Polinsky. Relative embeddings: A Circassian puzzle for the syntax/semantics interface. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 29(1): 71-122. 2011. DOI
   
Ivano Caponigro and Jonathan Cohen. On collection and covert variables. 2011
(A slightly different version appeared in Analysis 71(3): 478-488. 2011. DOI)
   
Simone Gieselman, Robert Kluender, and Ivano Caponigro. Pragmatic processing factors in negative island contexts. In Dina Bailey and Victoria Teliga (eds), Proceedings of the thirty-ninth Western Conference On Linguistics (WECOL 2010), 65-76. Fresno, CA: California State University, Linguistics Department. 2011.
   
Simone Gieselman, Robert Kluender, and Ivano Caponigro. Isolating processing factors in negative island contexts. 2010
(A slightly different version will appear in Yelena Fainleib, Nicholas LaCara, Yangsook Park (eds), Proceedings of the 41th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 41) - 2010. Amherst, MA: Graduate Linguistic Student Association (GLSA). 2013.)
   
David Hall and Ivano Caponigro. On the semantics of temporal when-clauses. In Nan Li, David Lutz (eds), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 20, pp. 544-563. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University. 2010.
   
Simone Gieselman and Ivano Caponigro. Two sides of the same pragmatic move: The German discourse particles etwa and nicht. 2009
(A slightly different version appeared in Seda Kan, Claire Moore-Cantwell, Robert Staubs (eds), Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 40) - 2009, pp. 231-244. Amherst, MA: Graduate Linguistic Student Association (GLSA). 2013.)
   
Ivano Caponigro and Lisa Pearl. The nominal nature of where, when, and how: Evidence from free relatives. Linguistic Inquiry 40(1): 155-164, 2009.
   
Ivano Caponigro and Lisa Pearl. Silent prepositions: Evidence from free relatives. 2008
(A slightly different version appeared in Anna Asbury, Jakub Dotlacil, Berit Gehrke, and Rick Nouwen (eds), The Syntax and Semantics of Spatial P, pp. 365-385. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2008.)
   
Ivano Caponigro and Jon Sprouse. Rhetorical questions as questions. 2007. In Estela Puig Waldmüller (ed.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 11, pp. 121-133. Barcelona: Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
   
Ivano Caponigro and Daphna Heller. The non-concealed nature of free relatives: Implications for connectivity crosslinguistically. 2007
(A slightly different version appeared in Chris Barker and Pauline Jacobson (eds), Direct Compositionality, pp. 237-263. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2007.)
   
Ivano Caponigro. The semantic contribution of wh-words and type shifts: Evidence from free relatives crosslinguistically. 2004
(A slightly different version with a few typos in the references appeared in Robert B. Young (ed.), Proceedings from Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) XIV, pp. 38-55. Ithaca, NY: CLC Publications, Cornell University, 2004.)
   
Ivano Caponigro and Carson T. Schütze. Parameterizing passive participle movement. 2003
(A slightly different version appeared in Linguistic Inquiry 34(2): 293-308, 2003.)
   
Ivano Caponigro. Unbalanced coordination in Maasai. 2003. In Jason Kandybowicz (ed.), Papers in African Linguistics 3, UCLA Working Papers in Linguistics 9, pp. 1-16. Los Angeles, CA: Department of Linguistics, UCLA.
   
Ivano Caponigro. On the source of maximality in wh-constructions crosslinguistically. 2002
(A slightly different version appeared in Mary Andronis, Erin Debenport, Anne Pycha & Keiko Yoshimura (eds), Proceedings of the 38th Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS 38), pp. 129-143. Chicago, IL: Chicago Linguistics Society. )
   
Ivano Caponigro. Free relatives as DPs with a silent D and a CP complement. 2002
(A slightly different version appeared in Vida Samiian (ed.), Proceedings of the Western Conference on Linguistics 2000 (WECOL 2000), Fresno, CA: California State University, 2002.)
   
Ivano Caponigro. On the semantics of indefinite free relatives. 2001
(A slightly different version appeared in Marjo van Koppen, Joanna Sio, and Mark de Vos (eds), Proceedings of the 10th Meeting of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE X), pp. 49-62. Leiden: SOLE, 2001)
   
Ivano Caponigro. Is essere not to be? Evidence from acquisition. 2000 (A slightly different version appeared in Jill Gilkerson, Misha Becker and Nina Hyams (eds), Language Development and Breakdown, UCLA Working Papers in Linguistics 5, pp. 40-55. Los Angeles, CA: Department of Linguistics, UCLA, 2000.)
   
 
 
 
 

Free Not to Ask: On the Semantics of Free Relatives and Wh-Words Cross-linguistically. (2003). Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Los Angeles.

   
Too Similar To Be That Close. Coalescence and lengthening of identical segments in Italian. (2000). ms. University of California, Los Angeles.
   
   
   
(Last update: 09/06/2017 )