Englisches Seminar


Griffiths, J. 2015. On appositives. Doctoral dissertation, University of Groningen. Utrecht: LOT Dissertation Series, no.389. [link]


Griffiths, J., G. Güneş, & A. Lipták. 2023. Reprise fragments in English and Hungarian: Further support for an in-situ Q-equivalence approach to clausal ellipsis. Language 99: 154-191.

Córtes Rodríguez, Á. & J. Griffiths. 2022. An Experimental Investigation of the Clausemate Condition in German Multiple Sluicing. To appear in Proceedings of the 40th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 40, Stanford). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. 

Griffiths, J., G. Güneş, A. Lipták & J. Merchant. 2021. Dutch preposition stranding and ellipsis: Merchant's Wrinkle ironed out. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 24: 269–318. [link]

Griffiths, J. 2019. Beyond MaxElide: An investigation of extraction out of ellipsis domains. Linguistic Inquiry 50(3): 571-607. [link]

Griffiths, J. & M. de Vries. 2019. Parenthesis: syntactic integration or orphanage? A rejoinder to Ott 2016. Linguistic Inquiry 50(3): 609-629. [link]

Griffiths, J. 2019. A Q-based approach to clausal ellipsis: Deriving the preposition stranding and island sensitivity generalisations without movement. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 4(1), 12. doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.653. [link]

Griffiths, J. 2019. Revisiting rebinding: An alternative to MaxElide. Nordlyd 43(1): 31-43. GLOW Short Report Proceedings[link]

Griffiths, J. & C. Sailor. 2015. Prepositional object gaps in British English. Linguistics in the Netherlands 32, 63-74. [link]

Griffiths, J. 2015. Parenthetical verb constructions, fragment answers, and constituent modification. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 33(1): 191-229. [link]

Griffiths, J. 2015. Reformulative appositions and clausal ellipsis. Lingua 165: 70-91. [pre-zombification[link]

Griffiths, J. & A. Lipták. 2014. Contrast and island sensitivity in clausal ellipsis. Syntax 17(3): 189-234. [link]

Griffiths, J. & M. de Vries. 2014. Parenthesis and presupposition in discourse. Linguistics in the Netherlands 31: 39-52. [link]

Griffiths, J. & M. de Vries. 2013. The syntactic integration of appositives: evidence from fragments and ellipsis. Linguistic Inquiry 44(2): 332-344. [link]

Chapters in edited volumes

Griffiths, J. 2022. Questions underpin deletion: A response to Barros and Kotek 2019. To appear in A. Konietzko & S. Winkler (eds.), Information structure and ambiguity (Studies in Generative Grammar). Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.

Griffiths, J. & M. Den Dikken. 2022. English VP ellipsis in Unusual Subject configurations: Reviving the Spec-Head agreement approach. In G. Güneş & A. Lipták (eds.), The derivational timing of ellipsis (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 97-130. [link]

Cheng, L. L.-S. & J. Griffiths. 2021. The enduring discoveries of generative syntax. In N. Allott, T. Lohndal & G. Ray (eds.), Blackwell Companion to Chomsky (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 52-73. [link]

Griffiths, J. 2015. Speaker and quote reduced parenthetical clauses. In S. Schneider, J. Glikman & M. Azanzi (eds.), Parenthetical Verbs (Linguistische Arbeiten series, no. 557). Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, 71-102. [link]

Griffiths, J. & G. Güneş. 2014. Ki issues in Turkish: Parenthetical coordination and adjunction. In M. E. Kluck, D. Ott & M. de Vries (eds.), Parenthesis and Ellipsis: Cross-Linguistic and Theoretical Perspectives (Studies in Generative Grammar series, no. 121). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 173-217. [link]