Norvin Richards 2016-10-07T16:06:10+00:00

Norvin Richards
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Professor of Linguistics, Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow

MIT Linguistics and Philosophy
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 32-D808
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

This semester I'm teaching 24.902 (Language and its structure II: Syntax) and, together with Danny Fox, 24.956 (Topics in Syntax).

some interests:  wh-movement, crucially derivational properties of syntax, interaction between phonology and syntax, endangered languages, the Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project, any of various issues in the syntax of Tagalog or other Austronesian languages.

Syntax, Endangered Languages, Austronesian Languages, Tagalog, Lardil

Contiguity Theory (MIT Press, 2016)

Uttering Trees (MIT Press, 2010)

Movement in Language: Interactions and Architectures (Oxford University Press, 2001)