Andrew Murphy

CV

  • 2017-2019:
    Researcher in the DFG funded project Syntactic Structure Removal at Leipzig University;
    Associated postcoc in the Research Training Programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks
  • 10/2017:
    PhD (Dr. phil.), University of Leipzig, Faculty of Philology
    Thesis: Cumulativity in syntactic derivations
  • 2014-2017:
    Doctoral student in the Research Training Programme Interaction of grammatical building blocks
  • 2011-2014:
    MA Linguistics, Humboldt University, Berlin
    MA-thesis: The Syntax of shì: A Focus Movement Account of Sluicing in Mandarin Chinese
  • 2006-2010:
    BA (Hons) German Studies, University of Manchester

    Research interests

    • Syntax-semantics interface
    • Ellipsis (Sluicing, (Pseudo-)Gapping, Right-Node-Raising, etc.)
    • Syntax and semantics of questions (especially w-in-situ)

    Publications

    • Murphy, A. 2017. Toward a unified theory of wh-in-situ and islands. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 26(2). 189–231. [DOI]
    • Murphy, A. 2017. Pronominal inflection and NP ellipsis in German. To appear in Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics. [PDF draft]
    • Murphy, A. & Z. Puškar. 2017. Closest conjunct agreement is an illusion. To appear in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. [PDF draft]
    • Murphy, A., Z. Puškar & M. Guzmán Naranjo. 2017. The structure of hybrid nouns in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian: Experimental evidence from ellipsis. To appear in D. Lenertová et al. (eds.), Proceedings of Formal Description of Slavic Languages 12. [PDF draft]
    • Korsah, S. & A. Murphy. 2017. Reduplicated indefinites in Gã: Concord or polarity?. In V. Hohaus & W. Rothe (eds.), Proceedings of TripleA 3, 16–31. Universität Tübingen. [PDF]
    • Murphy, A. 2016. Double passivization in Turkish: A structure removal approach. In K. Bellamy, L. Karvovskaya, M. Kohlberger & G. Saad (eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe, 316–339. Leiden: University Centre for Linguistics. [PDF]
    • Murphy, A. 2016. Subset relations in ellipsis licensing. Glossa 1(1). 44. 1–34. [DOI]
    • Murphy, A. 2016. What copying (doesn’t) tell us about movement: Remarks on the derivation of wh-copying in German. In K. Barnickel et al. (eds.), Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93), 149–188. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
    • Korsah, S. & A. Murphy. 2016. What can tone tell us about successive-cyclic movement? Evidence from Asante Twi. In C. Hammerly & B. Prickett (eds), Proceedings of the Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, 227–240. Amherst: GLSA. [PDF]
    • Hein, J. & A. Murphy. 2016. Case matching and syncretism in ATB-dependencies. In K. Barnickel et al. (eds.), Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93), 301–350. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
    • Hein, J., A. Murphy, L. Paschen & J. Zaleska. 2016. What are replicative processes. In K. Barnickel et al. (eds.), Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93), v–xxvi. Universität Leipzig.
    • Barnickel, K., M. Guzmán Naranjo, J. Hein, S. Korsah, A. Murphy, L. Paschen, Z. Puškar & J. Zaleska (eds.). 2016. Replicative Processes in Grammar (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 93). Universität Leipzig.
    • Murphy, A. 2014. Stacked passives in Turkish. In A. Assmann et al. (eds.), Topics at InfL (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 92), 263–304. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
    • Hein, J., A. Murphy & J. Zaleska. 2014. Rule flipping and the feeding-bleeding relationship. In A. Assmann et al. (eds.), Topics at InfL (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 92), 1–31. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
    • Puškar, Z. & A. Murphy. 2014. Closest conjunct agreement in Serbo-Croatian: A rule-ordering account. In A. Assmann et al. (eds.), Topics at InfL (Linguistische Arbeitsberichte 92), 441–482. Universität Leipzig. [PDF]
    last modified: 04.03.2020