Caterina Donati

Enseignant-chercheur

Status : Professeur "Syntaxe et Interfaces", Paris-Diderot

Address :

LLF, CNRS – UMR 7110
Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7
Case 7031 – 5, rue Thomas Mann,
75205 Paris cedex 13

Phone number : 01 57 27 57 51

Mail : pngrevan.qbangv@yvathvfg.havi-cnevf-qvqrebg.se

Resume : Caterina Donati_fr.pdf (276 Ko)

Domains :
  Grammaire de la phrase

Axis :
  Langues romanes

Research projects

- Movement and Labels in syntax

- Theory and typology of relativization strategies: language variation, acquisition, parsing, pathologies

- Grammatical description of sign languages

- Parsing of ambiguous structures: experimental and theoretical approach

- Bilingualism: formal properties of bimodal mixed utterances and their consequences for the architecture of language

 

Teaching

UFR de linguistique

- Morphologie (M1), 1er semestre

- Syntaxe (M1), 1er semestre

- Théories syntaxiques (L3), 2nd semestre

- Syntaxe générative (M1), 2nd semestre

- Questions fondamentales dans la théorie syntaxique, 2nd semestre

- Séminaire doctoral: Labels, movement, and the typology of relativization strategies 

Bibliography

(selection)

Books

C. Cecchetto et C. Donati. (2015). « On (re)labelling ». In Press. Linguistic Inquiry Monographs. Cambridge, Mass : The MIT Press.

C. Donati (2008). Sintassi. Regole e strutture. Bologna: Il Mulino.

C. Donati (2002). Sintassi elementare. pp. 11-194, Roma: Carocci.

C. Donati (2000). La sintassi della comparazione, Padova: Unipress. Padova: Unipress.

Articles in journals

C. Cecchetto, C. Donati et M. Vernice. (2014). « Syntactic ambiguity resolution. evaluating the role of structural and frequency factors ». submitted.

C. Geraci, R. Bayley, A. Cardinaletti, C. Cecchetto. C. Donati. (2014). In press.  « The Case of Wh-signs ». Linguistics.

C. Branchini, C. Cecchetto, A. Cardinaletti, C., C. Donati,, C. Geraci (2013). « WH-duplication in Italian Sign Language (LIS) ».  Sign Language and Linguistics. 16 : pp. 157-188.

C. Geraci, K. Battaglia, A. Cardinaletti, C. Cecchetto, C. Donati, S. Giudice, E. Mereghetti (2011). « The LIS corpus project. A discussion of sociolinguistic variation in the lexicon ». Sign Language studies, 11 : pp. 528-574.

C. Donati, C. Cecchetto (2011). « Relabeling Heads: A Unified Account for Relativization Structures ». Linguistic Inquiry, 42 : pp. 519-560.

C. Cecchetto, C. Donati (2010). « On Labeling. Principle C and Head Movement. » Syntax, 13 : pp. 241-278.

M. Nespor, M. Shukla, R. van de Vijver, C. Avesani, H. Schraudolf, C. Donati (2008). « Different phrasal prominence realizations in VO and OV languages » Lingue e linguaggio :  pp. 139-165.

C. Donati M. Nespor (2003). « From Focus to Syntax ».  Lingua : pp. 821-845.

A. Moro, M. Tettamanti, C. Donati, D. Perani, S. Cappa, F. Fazio (2001). « Syntax and the Brain: Disentangling Grammar by Selective Anomalies. » Neuroimage.  13 : pp. 110-118.

C. Donati (1997). « Comparative clauses as free relatives: a raising analysis. » Probus 9 : pp. 145-166.

C. Donati (2000). « Negation in Comparison ». Quaderni del dipartimento di linguistica. Università di Firenze : pp. 55-68.

C. Donati (1999). « Movimento e proiezione ». Rivista di Grammatica Generativa : pp. 27-44.

C. Donati (1998). « Le comparative frasali in italiano: una postilla al dibattito Bresnan-Chomsky ». Quaderni del dipartimento di linguistica. Università di Firenze. 8 : pp. 35-63.

C. Donati, A. Tomaselli (1997). « La sintassi del soggetto nel quadro minimalista ». Lingua e Stile, 32 : pp. 223-245.

C. Donati (1995). « Il que relativo spagnolo ». Lingua e Stile, 23 : pp. 565-595.

Chapters in books.

C. Cecchetto et C. Donati (2013). « Nouns do not take complements: A theoretical claim and a psycholinguistic experiment » . In Y. Otsu (ed.), The Proceedings of the 14th Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics, Tokyo, Hituzi Syobo Publishing: pp.1-16.

C. Cecchetto and C. Donati. (2014). Subject intervention in free relatives. Soumis. In E. Di Domenico (ed. ).. Amsterdam : Benjamins.

C. Donati, G. Barberà, C. Branchini, C. Cecchetto, C. Geraci, J. Quer, (2014b). Searching for imperatives in European sign languages. Soumis. In Heinold and van Olmen (eds), Imperatives and other directives. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

C. Cecchetto et C. Donati. (2014). « Relativization in Italian Sign Language (LIS): The missing link of relativization ». In press. In Herrmann, Pfau and Steinbach (eds.), Complex sentences and beyond. Berlin : De Gruyter.

C. Cecchetto et Caterina Donati (2014). « Please do not move the remnant too much ! ». In press. In Grewendorf (ed.). On Remnant movement. Berlin : De Gruyter.

C. Donati, C. Branchini (2012). « Challenging linearization: simultaneous mixing in the production of bimodal bilinguals. » In: T. Biberauer; I. Roberts (ed.). Challenges to linearization. Berlin : Mouton De Gruyter,  pp. 93-128.

K. Battaglia, A. Cardinaletti, C. Cecchetto, C. Donati, C. Geraci, E. Merghetti (2012). « La variazione nel lessico della Lingua dei Segni Italiana ». In: Silvana Ferreri (ed.). Atti del Congresso SLI Università di Viterbo. Roma: Bulzoni, pp. 271-280.

C. Cecchetto, C. Donati (2012). « Perché  Rizzi is right ». In: Bianchi, V. e C. Chesi (ed.). Enjoy linguistics! Papers offered to Luigi Rizzi on the occasion of his 60th birthday. CISCL Press, pp. 53-61.

A. Cardinaletti, C. Cecchetto, C. Donati (2011). Le ragioni di questo libro. In: 35. Milano : Franco Angeli, pp. 9-26.

C. Donati, A. Tomaselli (2010). « La nozione di accordo in grammatica generativa. Dalle strutture della sintassi al programma minimalista ». In: P. Cotticelli Kurras E A. Tomaselli (ed.). La grammatica tra storia e teoria. Scritti in onore di Giorgio Graffi. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, pp. 27-66.

C. Branchini, C. Donati (2009). « Relatively different: Italian Sign Language relative clauses in a typological perspective ». In:A. Liptak. (ed.) Correlatives crosslinguistically. Amsterdam : Benjamins, pp. 157-194.

C. Donati, C. Pierantozzi, L. Bontempi, L. Gasperoni (2006). « The puzzle of mixed agreement in early code mixing ». In: A. Belletti (ed.). Language acquisition and development. Proceedings of GALA. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press/CSP, pp. 437-449.

C. Donati, C (2006). « On WH head movement ». In: L. Cheng; N. Corver (ed.). Wh- Movement moving on. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, pp. 21-46.

C. Donati (2003). « Merge Copy ».  In: K.  Schwabe et S.  Winkler (ed.) The Interfaces. Amsterdam : Benjamins, pp. 177-204.

C. Donati, A. Tomaselli (1997). « Language Types in Generative Grammar ». In: Beerman; Leblanc; van Riemsdijk (ed.). Rightward Movement. Amsterdam : Benjamins, pp. 332-355.