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(to appear)    Tollan, R. The role of the absolutive object in morphological accessibility. To appear, Linguistic Inquiry.

2019     Cowper, E. B. Bjorkman, D. C. Hall, R. Tollan, and N. Banerjee. Illusions of transitive expletives in Middle English. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics. DOI: 0.1007/s10828-019-09110-z

2019     Tollan, R., D. Massam, and D. Heller. Effects of case and transitivity on processing dependencies: Evidence from Niuean. Cognitive Science 1-14. DOI: 10.111/cogs.12736.

2018     Tollan, R. Unergatives are different: two types of transitivity in Samoan. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics 3(1), 35. 1-41. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.223.

2018     Tollan, R. and W. Oxford. Voice-less unergatives: Evidence from Algonquian. Proceedings of the 35th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics.

2016     Tollan, R. Unergatives and Split Ergativity in Samoan. Proceedings of the 46th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. GSLA: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

2016     Tollan, R., Heller, D. Elvis Presley on an island: wh dependency formation inside complex NPs. Proceedings of the 46th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. GSLA: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

2015     Cowper, E., Hall, D., Bjorkman, B., Tollan, R., and Banerjee, N. There’s no future in Old English. 2015 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l’ACL 2015.

2014     Tollan, R. Book review. Jessica Coon (2013) Aspects of Split Ergativity. In Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax. Oxford: OUP. Canadian Journal of Linguistics.

2013  Tollan, R. Basque as a Nominative-Accusative Language. 2013 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l’ACL 2013.

2013     Tollan, R. Deriving Morphological Ergativity in Basque. Proceedings of the 1st Montreal-Ottawa- Toronto-Hamilton Syntax Workshop:  McGill Working Papers in Linguistics, 23.1.

2012     Tollan, R. Inflectional Morphology and the loss of V to T raising in English. York Papers in Linguistics, series 12a.   

2012     Tollan, R. Island Constraints and Extraction of Lexical Case marked DPs in Finnish and Turkish. York Papers in Linguistics, series 12a.

2011     Tollan, R. Basque in Western Europe: some arguments for a Vasconic substratum. Vernaculum: Journal of the University of York Linguistic Society.

 

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