Spring 2007, vol. 3, no. 1

Working Papers in the Language Sciences at the University of Rochester (WPLS:UR) is an online publication of working papers from the University's interdisciplinary language sciences community.

The entire volume and individual papers are both available in PDF format below.

Entire volume

Editors: Lynsey Wolter and Jill Thorson

The role of argument structure in Arabic impoverished agreement constructions

Charley Beller, pp. 2-25

Implicit learning and syntactic persistence: surprisal and cumulativity

T. Florian Jaeger and Neal Snider, pp. 26-44

Rhythmic structure of music and language: an empirical investigation of American jazz masters Louis Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton

Joyce McDonough, Harold Danko, and Jason Zentz, pp. 45-56

Freeing possessed NPs from Binding Theory

Jeffrey T. Runner, pp. 57-90

The scaling of utterance-initial pitch peaks in Puerto Rican Spanish: evidence for tonal preplanning

Jill Thorson