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Biography

Prof. Zeljko Boskovic

University of Connecticut, USA

Professor of Linguistics


Email: zeljko.boskovic@uconn.edu


Qualifications

1995 Ph.D., University of Connecticut

1993 M.A., University of Connecticut

1991 M.A., West Virginia University

1988 B.A., Sarajevo University


Publications (selected)

  1. Boskovic, Z. 2011. ‘Subjacency Principle’, in P. Hogan (ed.) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences, 865-866. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  2. Boskovic, Z. 2011. ‘Topicalization’, in P. Hogan (ed.) The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences, 819. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  3. Boskovic, Z. 2011. ‘Last resort with Move and Agree in derivations and representations’, In C. Boeckx (ed.) The handbook of linguistic minimalism, 327-353. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  4. Boskovic, Z, and J. Gajewski. 2011. ‘Semantic correlates of the NP/DP parameter’, In Proceedings of the North East Linguistic Society 39. GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  5. Boskovic, Z. 2011. ‘On unvalued uninterpretable features’, In Proceedings of the North East Linguistic Society 39. GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  6. Boskovic, Z. in press. ‘Don't feed your movements when you shift your objects’, In M. Uribe-Etxebarria and V. Valmala (eds.) Ways of structure building, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  7. Boskovic, Z. in press. ‘Principles & Parameters Theory and Minimalism’, In M. den Dikken (ed.) The Cambridge handbook of generative syntax. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  8. Boskovic, Z. 2010. ‘Conjunct-sensitive agreement: Serbo-Croatian vs Russian’, In G. Zybatow, P. Dudchuk, S. Minor, and E. Pshehotskaya (eds.) Formal Studies in Slavic Linguistics. Proceedings of Formal Description of Slavic Languages 7. 5, 31-47. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
  9. Boskovic, Z. 2009. ‘Scrambling’, In S. Kempgen, P. Kosta, T. Berger, and K. Gutschmidt (eds.) The Slavic Languages, 714-725. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin.
  10. Boskovic, Z. 2009. ‘Licensing negative constituents and negative concord’, In Proceedings of the North East Linguistic Society 38, 125-139. GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  11. Boskovic, Z. 2009. ‘On relativization strategies and resumptive pronouns’, In G. Zybatow, U. Junghanns, D. Lenertová, and P. Biskup (eds.) Studies in Formal Slavic Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics and Information Structure. Proceedings of FDSL 7, Leipzig 2007, 79-93. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
  12. Boskovic, Z. 2008. ‘On successive cyclic movement and the freezing effect of feature checking’, in J. Hartmann, V. Hegedüs, and H. van Riemsdijk (eds.) Sounds of silence: Empty elements in syntax and phonology, 195-233. Elsevier North Holland, Amsterdam.
  13. Boskovic, Z. 2008. ‘What will you have, DP or NP?’, In Proceedings of the North East Linguistic Society 37, 101-114. GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  14. Boskovic, Z. 2008. ‘A minimalist account of genitive of quantification’, In L. Szucsich, G. Zybatow, U. Junghanns, and R. Meyer (eds.) Recent issues in formal Slavic linguistics. Contributions of the Fifth European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
  15. Boskovic, Z. 2008. ‘The NP/DP analysis and Slovenian’, In Proceedings of the Novi Sad Generative Syntax Workshop 1, 53-73. Novi Sad: Filozofski fakultet u Novom Sadu.
  16. Boskovic, Z. 2008. ‘Wh-phrases in SpecCP and Case’, In J. Y. Yoon and K. A. Kim (eds.) The perspectives of linguistics in the 21st century, 119-124. Hankook Munhwasa, Seoul.
  17. Boskovic, Z., and J. Nunes. 2007. ‘The copy theory of movement: A view from PF’, in N. Corver and J. Nunes (eds.) The copy theory of movement, 13-74. John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadephia.
  18. Boskovic, Z. 2007. ‘A note on wh-typology’, in P. Kosta and L. Schürcks (eds.) Linguistic investigations into formal description of Slavic linguistics. Contributions of the Sixth European Conference held at Potsdam University, 159-170. Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main.
  19. Boskovic, Z. 2007. ‘On the clausal and NP structure of Serbo-Croatian’, in R. Compton, M. Goledzinowska, and U. Savchenko (eds.) Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Toronto Meeting, 2006, 42-75. Michigan Slavic Publications, Ann Arbor.
  20. Boskovic, Z. 2006. ‘Case and agreement with genitive of quantification in Russian’, in C. Boeckx (ed.) Agreement systems, 99-121. John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadelphia.