Selected publications

(submitted) with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Tyler Peterson, Anny Castilla-Earls and Diane Massam. Nominal reference, modification, and the acquisition of complex NPs. 34 ms pages.

(accepted) with Arsalan Kahnemuyipour. Non-canonical agreement in copular sentences. Journal of Linguistics. (To appear in JL 53.3, November 2017).

(forthcoming) with Pérez-Leroux, A.T., A. P. Castilla-Earls, and D. Massam. Strong continuity and children’s development of NP recursion. In Tom Roeper, Andrew Nevins , Luiz Amaral, Marcus Maia (Eds.)  Recursion in Brazilian languages and beyond. Berlin: Springer. 

2015 with Arsalan Kahnemuyipour, Jessica Mathie and Tomohiro Yokoyama. Matching in Small Clauses: Can we Agree on Concord? Proceedings of the 2015 meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association.  http://cla-acl.ca/wp-content/uploads/Bejar_Kahnemuyipour_Mathie_Yokoyama-2015.pdf ISSN 0027-9633.

2015 with Tyler Peterson, Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Anny Castilla-Earls and Diane Massam. “Structural Complexity and the Acquisition of Recursive Locative PPs” in Proceedings of the 45th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Volume Two, edited by Thuy Bui and Deniz Özyıldız, pp 223-231. GLSA. Amherst: Mass. 

2015 with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Anny Castilla-Earls, Diane Massam and Tyler Peterson. Strong continuity and children’s development of DP recursion. In  Recursion in Brazilian languages and beyond, edited by Tom Roeper, Andrew Nevins, Luiz Amaral, Marcus Maia.

2013 with Arsalan Kahnemuyipour. Agreement in copular clauses embedded in modal contexts. Proceedings of the 2013 meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association. http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~cla-acl/actes2013/Bejar_and_Kahnemuyipour-2013.pdf

2012 with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Anny Castilla-Earls and Diane Massam. Elmo’s sister’s ball: The problem of acquiring nominal recursion. Language Acquisition 19.4: 301-311. DOI:10.1080/10489223.2012.685019

2012 with Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Diane Massam & Anny P. Castilla-Earls. The Acquisition of NP Recursion in English-Speaking Children. In BUCLD 36: Proceedings of the 36th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, edited by Alia K. Biller, Esther Y. Chung, and Amelia E. Kimball, Volume 2, pp 449-460. Cascadilla Press.

2011 Remarks on Omnivory and Complementarity: A Commentary on the Paper by Andrew Nevins. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 29.4: 973-997. [Solicited commentary].

2009 with Milan Rezac. Cyclic Agree. Linguistic Inquiry 40.1: 35-73.

2008 Conditions on Phi-Agree. In Phi-Theory: Phi-Features across Interfaces and Modules, edited by Daniel Harbour, David Adger and Susana Bejar, pp 130-154. Oxford University Press.

2008 with Daniel Harbour and David Adger, eds. Phi-Theory: Phi-Features across Interfaces and Modules. Oxford University Press.

2003 with Milan Rezac. Person Licensing and the Derivation of PCC effects. In Romance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition, Selected Papers from the 32nd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Toronto, April 2002, edited by Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux and Yves Roberge, pp 49-62. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2003 with David Adger and Daniel Harbour. Directionality of Allomorphy: A reply to Carstairs McCarthy. Transactions of the Philological Society 101.1: 117-124.

2000 Structural Markedness in Formal Features: Deriving Interpretability. Revue Québécoise de linguistique. 28.1: 47-72.

1999 with Diane Massam. Multiple Case Checking. Syntax 2.2: 65-79.

2002 Movement, Morphology and Learnability. In Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change, edited by David W. Lightfoot, pp 307-325. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2000 Structural Markedness and Minimalist Checking Theory. In WCCFL 18: Proceedings of the 18th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, edited by Sonya F. Bird, Andrew Carnie, Jason D. Haugen, and Peter Norquest, pp 27-42. Cascadilla Press.

2000 Agreement Alternations and Functional Licensing in Selayarese. In Proceedings of the 6th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association. Toronto: Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics.

2000 with Daniel Currie Hall. Marking Markedness: the Underlying Order of Diagonal Syncretisms. In Proceedings of the 1999 East Coast Conference on Linguistics, edited by Rebecca Daly and Anastasia Riehl. Ithaca, New York: Cornell Linguistic Circle (CLC) Publicatons.

1997 Romani in Contact. Language 73: 426-427. Book notice.