Comparative Romance Grammar; Generative Syntax; Semantics; Spanish and Portuguese Linguistics
(Doctorate, University of Lisbon, 1982)
Comparative Romance Grammar; Generative Syntax; Semantics; Spanish and Portuguese Linguistics. Author ofTeoria da Gramática: A Faculdade da Linguagem(Editorial Caminho, Lisbon, 1992). Author or co-author of several articles, including "Some asymmetries in the Binding Theory in Romance" (The Linguistic Review, 1985), "On the Null Object in European Portuguese" (Studies in Romance Linguistics, Foris, 1986) "Clause Union, the Stratal Uniqueness Law and the Chômeur Relation" (Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 1986), "Case Theory and Infl-to-Comp: the Inflected Infinitive in European Portuguese" (Linguistic Inquiry, 1987), "Long-Distance Case Assignment" (Linguistic Inquiry, 1990), "Two types of Small Clauses" (Syntax and Semanticsvol 28). Co-editor ofLinguistic Perspectives on the Romance Languages(Foris, 1993); Co-editor and author of several chapters of the forthcoming two volume "Gramática do Português Contemporâneo".