Syntax and Semantics At Santa Cruz (SASC)

Cover of SASC, Volume 3

Syntax and Semantics at Santa Cruz (SASC) publishes working papers by students, faculty, and visitors in the Department of Linguistics on syntax, semantics, and allied fields. Originally founded in 1992, SASC was restarted in 2020 with Volume 4. A new volume is planned for each subsequent year.

All volumes will made available for free online through UC's eScholarship platform.

Submissions are now invited for Volume 4, edited by Andrew Hedding and Morwenna Hoeks:

  • Deadline: June 30, 2020
  • Maximum length: 18 pages (not including references)
  • Send submissions by email to: sasc@ucsc.edu

In preparing your submission, please use the stylesheet for SASC (download it here). Submissions in LaTeX are strongly preferred.

Any questions about the series can be directed to the editors by email at: sasc@ucsc.edu.

Volume 1

H. Andrew Black and James McCloskey (eds.)
1992 iv, 113 pp. Paper [no ISBN number]

  • "Comitative Coordination using Quantifiers in Quiegolani Zapotec" by Cheryl A. Black
  • "South American Verb Second Phenomena: Evidence from Shipibo" by H. Andrew Black
  • "Clausal Structure and the Modern Irish Copula" by Cathal Doherty
  • "Movement of P0 in the English Verb-Particle Construction" by Peter Svenonius 

Volume 2

Geoffrey K. Pullum and Eric Potsdam (eds.)
1993 viii, 112 pp. Paper [no ISBN number] 

  • "Negative concord with obligatory fronting in Zapotec" by Cheryl A. Black
  • "A crude test for unaccusativity in English?" by James McCloskey
  • "Wh-agreement in Abaza" by Brian O'Herin
  • "Agreement in Nahuat" by Peter Svenonius
  • "The role of prosody in Right Node Raising" by Kari Swingle
  • "Wh-movement out of the site of VP ellipsis" by Tamara Schuyler
  • "Three kinds of transderivational constraint" by Chris Potts
  • "Focus-related word order variation without the NSR: A prosody-based crosslinguistic analysis" by Daniel Büring & Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo
  • "The morphosyntax of definiteness in Danish" by Jorge Hankamer & Line Hove Mikkelsen 
  • "A two-tiered approach to binding-domain formation: Evidence from Czech" by Anne Marie Sturgeon
  • "Phases, case and accessibility: The case of extraction from DP in Spanish" by Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo
  • "Relative clauses in Syrian Arabic: Two reconstruction problems" by James Darrow

Volume 3

Séamas Mac Bhloscaidh (ed.)
2001 iii, 140 pp. Paper [no ISBN number]

  • "Wh-movement out of the site of VP ellipsis" by Tamara Schuyler
  • "Three kinds of transderivational constraint" by Chris Potts
  • "Focus-related word order variation without the NSR: A prosody-based crosslinguistic analysis" by Daniel Büring & Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo
  • "The morphosyntax of definiteness in Danish"by Jorge Hankamer & Line Hove Mikkelsen 
  • "A two-tiered approach to binding-domain formation: Evidence from Czech" by Anne Marie Sturgeon
  • "Phases, case and accessibility: The case of extraction from DP in Spanish" by Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo
  • "Relative clauses in Syrian Arabic: Two reconstruction problems" by James Darrow