Željko Bošković

Professor of Linguistics
University of Connecticut
Department of Linguistics

Office: Arjona 316
Office Phone: 860-486-0156
Email Address: zeljko.boskovic@uconn.edu


Research Interests Syntactic Theory, Comparative Syntax, Slavic Linguistics, Balkan Linguistics, Romance Linguistics
Academic Appointments 1995-Present: University of Connecticut
Representative Publicatios

Bošković, Ž. (2008) What will you have, DP or NP? In Proceedings of NELS 37.

Bošković, Ž. (2007) On the locality and motivation of Move and Agree: An even more minimal theory. Linguistic Inquiry 38: 589-644.

Bošković, Ž. and H. Lasnik (eds.) (2006) Minimalist Syntax: The Essential Readings. Blackwell.

Bošković, Ž. (2006) Case checking vs. Case assignment and the Case of adverbial NPs. Linguistic Inquiry 37: 522-533.

Bošković, Ž. (2004) Be careful where you float your quantifiers. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 22:681-742.

Bošković, Ž. (2004). Topicalization, focalization, lexical insertion, and scrambling. Linguistic Inquiry 35:613-638.

Bošković, Ž. and H. Lasnik (2003) On the distribution of null complementizers. Linguistic Inquiry 34: 527-546

Bošković, Ž. (2002) On multiple wh-fronting. Linguistic Inquiry 33:351-383.

Bošković, Ž. (2002) A-movement and the EPP. Syntax 5:167-218

Bošković, Ž. (2001) On the Nature of the Syntax-Phonology Interface: Cliticization and Related Phenomena. Elsevier.

Bošković, Ž. and D. Takahashi (1998) Scrambling and Last Resort. Linguistic Inquiry 29:347-366.

Bošković, Ž. (1997) The Syntax of Nonfinite Complementation: An Economy Approach. MIT Press.

Bošković, Ž. (1994) D-structure, theta-criterion, and movement into theta-positions. Linguistic Analysis 24, 247-286.

Visiting Positions

1998 University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia.

1998 XVII Summer Courses of the University of the Basque Country in San Sebastian, Spain/X European Courses.

1998 5th Central European Summer School in Generative Grammar, Debrecen, Hungary.

2001 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France.

2002 Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil.

2002 University of the Basque Country at Vitoria, Spain.

2002 University of Leipzig, Germany.

2003 Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, Michigan State University