Hadas Kotek » Publications

(For project descriptions and ongoing work, see the research page.)

Books

submitted
Kotek, Hadas. Composing Questions. LI monograph, MIT Press. (Under contract; projection publication date: Fall 2018).
2017
Halpert, Claire, Hadas Kotek, and Coppe van Urk (eds.). 2017. A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky. MIT Working Paper in Linguistics 80. Cambridge, MA: MITWPL.

Journal articles and book chapters

to appear
Kotek, Hadas and Matthew Barros. Multiple sluicing, scope, and superiority: Consequences for ellipsis identity. Linguistic Inquiry.
to appear
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. Covert focus movement with pied-piping: Evidence from Tanglewood. Linguistic Inquiry.
2017
Kotek, Hadas. Dissociating intervention effects from superiority in English wh-questions. The Linguistic Review, selected papers from GLOW 38.
2017
Kotek, Hadas. Questioning Superiority. A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 80, eds. Halpert, Claire, Hadas Kotek, and Coppe van Urk, 457–466. Cambridge, MA: MITWPL.
2016
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Covert pied-piping in English multiple wh-questions. Linguistic Inquiry 47(4): 669–693. DOI: 10.1162/ ling_a_00226.
2016
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. Even-NPIs in Dharamsala Tibetan. Linguistic Analysis: Special Issue on South Asian morphosyntax 40(3-4), 129–166. ISSN: 0098-9053.
2016
Hadas Kotek. Covert partial wh-movement and the nature of derivations. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 1(1), 25:1–19. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.49.
2016
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. A streamlined approach to online linguistic surveys. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 34(2), 481-495. DOI: 10.1007/s11049-015-9305-9 (includes an online Appendix). Tools available at: turktools.net.
2016
Hisagi, Miwako, Valerie L. Shafer, Shigeru Miyagawa, Hadas Kotek, Ayaka Sugawara, and Dimitrios Pantazis. Second-language learning effects on automaticity of speech processing of Japanese phonetic contrasts: An MEG study. Brain Research 1652: 111–118. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2016.10.004.
2015
Kotek, Hadas, Yasutada Sudo, and Martin Hackl. Experimental investigations of ambiguity: The case of most. Natural Language Semantics 23(2): 119-156. DOI: 10.1007/s11050-015-9113-0.
2014
Kotek, Hadas. Wh-Fronting in a Two-Probe System. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 32(4):1105-1143, DOI 10.1007/s11049-014-9238-8.
2013
Kotek, Hadas. The syntax-semantics interface in Hebrew. Encyclopedia of Hebrew language and linguistics, ed. Khan, Geoffrey. Boston: Brill publishing. Volume 3, 683-688. ISBN: 978-90-04-17642-3.
2011
Kotek, Hadas, Yasutada Sudo, Edwin Howard, and Martin Hackl. Most Meanings are Superlative. Syntax and Semantics 37: Experiments at the Interfaces, ed. Jeff Runner, 101-145. ISBN: 978-1-78052-374-3.

Proceedings papers

to appear
Kotek, Hadas. Intervention effects arise from scope-taking across alternatives. Proceedings of the 47th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS).
to appear
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. Focus association by movement: Evidence from binding and parasitic gaps. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 21.
to appear
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Non-interrogative wh-constructions in Chuj (Mayan). Proceedings of the Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA) 21.
2017
Kotek, Hadas. Questioning Superiority. A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 80, eds. Halpert, Claire, Hadas Kotek, and Coppe van Urk, 457–466. Cambridge, MA: MITWPL.
2016
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Unifying definite and indefinite free relatives: Evidence from Mayan. Proceedings of the 46th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS).
2016
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. Tanglewood untangled. Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26, eds. Mary Moroney, Carol-Rose Little, Jacob Collard, and Dan Burgdorf, 224–243.
2016
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Intervention effects in relative pronoun pied-piping: experimental evidence. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20, eds. Nadine Bade, Polina Berezovskaya and Anthea Scholler.
2016
Kotek, Hadas. On the semantics of wh-questions. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20, eds. Nadine Bade, Polina Berezovskaya and Anthea Scholler.
2016
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. The structure and interpretation of non-restrictive relatives: Evidence from relative pronoun pied-piping. Proceedings of CLS 51. (slides), Chicago, IL.: Chicago Linguistic Society, pp. 149-163.
2014
Hisagi, Miwako, Valerie L. Shafer, Shigeru Miyagawa, Hadas Kotek, Ayaka Sugawara, and Dimitrios Pantazis. Perception of Japanese vowel contrasts by L1 and L2 learners of Japanese: An EEG study. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics #73: Proceedings of FAJL 7 (Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics), pp. 45-55.
2014
Kotek, Hadas. Intervention out of islands. Proceedings of the 44th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS), eds. Jyoti Iyer and Leland Kusmer. GSLA: Amherst, MA. Volume 1, 234–246.
2014
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. Intervention in focus pied-piping. Proceedings of the 43th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS), eds. Hsin-Lun Huang, Ethan Poole and Amanda Rysling. GLSA: Amherst, MA. Volume 1, 117-130.
2014
Hisagi, Miwako, Valerie L. Shafer, Shigeru Miyagawa, Hadas Kotek, Ayaka Sugawara, and Dimitrios Pantazis. Changes in Automaticity of Speech Processing of Japanese Phonetic Contrasts in Second-Language Learning: An MEG study. Proceedings of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences 2014.
2013
Kotek, Hadas and Martin Hackl. An experimental investigation of interrogative syntax/semantics. Proceedings of the 2013 Amsterdam Colloquium, eds. Maria Aloni, Michael Franke and Floris Roelofsen.
2013
Kotek, Hadas. Intervention, covert movement, and focus computation in multiple wh-questions. LSA Annual Meeting extended abstracts.
2013
Sugawara, Ayaka, Hadas Kotek, Martin Hackl and Ken Wexler. Long vs. Short QR: Evidence from the Acquisition of ACD. Proceedings of Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) 37. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
2013
Kotek, Hadas. Degree Relatives, Definiteness and shifted Reference. Proceedings of the 40th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS), eds. Seda Kan, Claire Moore-Cantwell, Robert Staubs. GLSA: Amherst, MA. Volume 2, 29-43.
2012
Kotek, Hadas. Readings of Hebrew multiple questions. Proceedings of the 30th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL), eds. Nathan Arnett and Ryan Bennett, 216-225. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
2011
Kotek, Hadas, Yasutada Sudo, Edwin Howard, and Martin Hackl. Three Readings of Most. Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 21, eds. Ashton, Neil, Anca Chereches and David Lutz, 353-372.
2008
Kotek, Hadas. Resolving complement anaphora. NEALT proceedings series: Proceedings of the second Workshop on Anaphora Resolution, ed. Johansson, Christer, 41-53.

Dissertation

2014
Kotek, Hadas. Composing Questions. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Submitted manuscripts

in revisions
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Relative pronoun pied-piping in English non-restrictive relatives.
submitted
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Blocking effects in English causatives.
submitted
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Wh-indeterminates in Chuj.
submitted
Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine and Hadas Kotek. Don’t lose the prejacent!.

Handouts and slides

2016
Hadas Kotek. Movement and alternatives don’t mix: A new look at intervention effects (handout, slides). Talk at the North East Linguistic Society (NELS) 47, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October 2016.
2016
Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine and Hadas Kotek. Untangling Tanglewood using covert focus movement (slides, handout), Presentation at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26. University of Texas at Austin, May 2016 (slides and handout here from Yale talk in May 2016).
2016
Kotek, Hadas and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Non-interrogative wh-constructions in Chuj (handout, slides). Presentation at the 21st Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas. Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montréal, Canada, April 1-3, 2016.
2016
Hadas Kotek and Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine. Unifying definite and indefinite free relatives: Evidence from Mayan (handout, slides). Presentation at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 90, Washington DC, January 2016.
2015
Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine and Hadas Kotek. Wh-quantification in Dharamsala Tibetan (slides). Presentation at the 37th International Conference of the Linguistic Society of India (ICOLSI-37), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, October 2015.
2015
Kotek, Hadas. On the semantics of wh-questions (handout). Presentation at Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 20, Tübingen, Germany, September 2015 and at the Israeli Association for Theoretical Linguistics (IATL) 31, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, October 2015.
2015
Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine and Hadas Kotek. Relative pronoun pied-piping, the structure of which informs the analysis of relative clauses (handout, slides). Presentation at CLS 51, University of Chicago, April 2015 and at Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 20, Tübingen, Germany, September 2015.
2015
Kotek, Hadas. Intervention everywhere! (handout, slides). Presentation at GLOW 38, Paris, April 2015.
2015
Kotek, Hadas. Against a feature driven view of wh-movement (slides). Presentation at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS) 37, workshop: What drives syntactic computation? Alternatives to formal features, Leipzig, March 2015.
2015
Kotek, Hadas. A new compositional semantics for wh-questions (handout). Presentation at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 89, Portland, Oregon, January 2015.
2014
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. Morphological blocking in English causatives (slides). Presentation at the LSA 88, Minneapolis, January 2014.
2013
Erlewine, Michael Yoshitaka and Hadas Kotek. Intervention in focus pied-piping (handout). Presentation at the 43th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS), CUNY, October 2013.
2012
Kotek, Hadas, Yasutada Sudo, and Martin Hackl. Many readings of Most (handout). Presentation at CLS 48.