emily walker manetta


Associate Professor of Linguistics
University of Vermont

Department of Anthropology, Program in Linguistics
509 Williams Hall
72 University Place
Burlington, VT 04505
USA

Email: emily.manetta at uvm.edu

Interim Chair, Department of Anthropology, Fall 2015

Research Interests: Comparative Syntax of Indic Languages (especially Hindi-Urdu and Kashmiri); Wh-movement and the A-bar system; Rightward scrambling and complementation; Indic verbal complexes (causatives, passives)


Curriculum Vitae [ pdf ]


projects and publications

New Special Issue of Linguistic Analysis on Formal Syntax, Semantics, and Morphology of South Asian Languages (co-edited with Ayesha Kidwai)
         [ call for papers ]

Verb Phrase Ellipsis and complex predicates in Hindi-Urdu
       in prep          [ coming soon ]

Ellipsis in wh-in-situ languages: deriving apparent sluicing in Hindi-Urdu and Uzbek.
       (To appear) Linguistic Inquiry (with Vera Gribanova)          [ pdf ]

The causative verbal domain and the Kashmiri causative
       2014. Syntax 17:3.          [ pdf ]

Copy theory in wh-in-situ languages: Sluicing in Hindi Urdu
       2013. Journal of South Asian Linguistics 6          [ pdf ]

Rightward Scrambling in Hindi-Urdu
      2012, Linguistic Inquiry 43:1, 43-74.     [ pdf ]

Wh-expletives in Hindi-Urdu: the vP phase
     2010. Linguistic Inquiry 41 (1).        [pdf]

Peripheries in Kashmiri and Hindi-Urdu (book)
     2011. John Benjamins.        [publishers site]

Unexpected Left Dislocation: an English Corpus Study
      2007. Journal of Pragmatics 39 (5).         [ pdf ]

Dissertation: Peripheries in Kashmiri and Hindi-Urdu
University of California, Santa Cruz (June 2006)

Recent talk handouts and other downloads



teaching and other interests

LING 166/ANTH 142 Syntax

ANTH 028/LING 028 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

ANTH 276 Advanced Topics in Linguistics

Philosophy of Teaching

Salaam Baalak Trust (New Delhi, India)

Jamghat (New Delhi, India)