Handouts, abstracts and papers

  1. Web discussion and summary of Huang's talk 05-30-2016 講座 | On the Universality of the Adjunct-Complement Distinction

  2. Web discussion of Huang 2015, Part II 他山之玉 | 黄正德论汉语的分析性和参数理论(下)

  3. Web discussion of Huang 2015, Part I 他山之玉黃正德論漢語的分析性和參數理論(上)

  4. [争鸣]「被」字新用 UG永恒?北大句法小组活动之黄正德“被”沙龙了 [Web discussion of Huang 2013, and Huang& Liu 2014]

  5. 中心語後置名詞組結構: 是構式還是組合? [On the structure of head-final NPs: construction or composition?] paper presented at the 5th Overseas Linguists Symposium, at Jiangsu Normal University, 第五屆海外中國語言學者論壇主題報告, 江蘇師範大學 (June 3, 2015). Also colloquium talk at Beijing Normal University 北京師範大學文學院勵耘講座 (July 10, 2015).

  6. Passives forever: control, raising and implicit arguments.  Presented at GLOW in Asia X: the 10th conference of GLOW in Asia, National Tsing Hua University, May 24-26, 2014.

  7. 語言的共性、特性與創新. 國立東華大學演講, 2014.05.19. National Dong Hua Univ., on language variation, change and innovation, May 19, 2014. 視屏 videocast

  8. Syntactic variation and parametric theory, colloquium talk presented at National Chung-Cheng University, Jiayi, April 18, 2014.

  9. On the relation between topic and focus. Presented at the Workshop on Topic Structure, Chinese University of Hong Kong, February 2014.

  10. 從被xx的句法語義談語法理論和句法演變. 第五屆當代語言學國際圓桌會議論文 (南京師範大學, 2015-10.18-20). 廣東語言學學會年會(中山大學, 2013.12.05). [與柳娜共同發表]. On the syntax and semantics “被XX” construction. Presented at the Modern Linguistics Round Table, Nanjing Normal University, October 2013. Also at the 2013 annual meeting of Guangdong Linguistics Association, December 2013. [Presented with Na Liu]

  11. Word order and information structure. Presented at 8th Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-8), sponsored by National Tsing Hua University, June 4-5, 2013.

  12. On the smuggling approach to the passive construction. Presented at the 31st Conference of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL-31), at Arizona State University, February 2013. [Presented with Na Kristy Liu].

  13. Null topics and the MCP. Presented at the workshop “Privileges of the Root” at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America.  January 3-6, 2013, at Boston. [Presented with Barry Yang]

  14. Language typology and the fine structure of argument structure. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Sinology.  Academia Sinica, June 2012.

  15. Three questions about suo-sentences. Presented at the International Symposium on Modern Chinese Syntax and Semantics, at Tsing Hua University, August 2009.

  16. Variation and change in parametric theory: 3 questions concerning suo-sentences in Classical and Modern Chinese. Presented at the conference “The Past Meets the Present,” Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, July 14-16, 2008.

  17. Unaccusativity, ditransitives, and extra-grammaticality. Colloquium talk, at University of Connecticut, 03-07-2008.

  18. Macro- and micro-parametric changes in the history of Chinese syntax. Presented at GLOW in ASIA VI, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 2007.

  19. Parametric theory and the macro-history of Chinese syntax. Colloquium lecture, Academia Sinica, June 2007.

  20. The macro-history of Chinese syntax and parametric theory (two handouts:  HandoutA  and HandoutB). Presented at The Workshop on Chinese Linguistics, University of Chicago, 2006.

  21. Handouts from LSA 2005 CourseSyntactic Analyticity and the Other End of the ParameterJuly 17 - August 5, 2005. LSA Linguistic Institute, sponsored by Harvard University and MIT.

  22. TEAL-3: 3rd Internantional Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics, July 23-24, 2005

  23. Direct and Indirect Passives in East Asian. Presented at the 11th annual conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-11), Aichi Prefectural University, Nagoya, Japan, August 2002.

  24. Relativization: Order and Structure. Presented at the 9th International Conference of Chinese Linguisitcs (Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics, IACL-9), National University of Singapore, June 26-28, 2000. (Presented with Audrey Li and Yafei Li)

  25. Historical syntax meets phrase structure theory. Presented at the 4th annual conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-4), University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1995.

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