William Griffin

(804) 827-8325
Hibbs Hall 325


BA, MA SUNY/Potsdam
MA University of Texas/Austin

Research/Teaching Focus

Composition and rhetoric, linguistics

Recent/Selected Publications

(ed.) (2004) The Role of Agreement in Natural Language: Proceedings of the 5th Annual Texas Linguistic Society Conference, Texas Linguistics Forum.

(2004). The Split-INFL Hypothesis and AgrsP in Universal Grammar. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Texas Linguistics Society Conference, The Role of Agreement in Natural Language, Texas Linguistics Forum.

(2003). Cross-linguistic Variation in the Development of INFL: A New Argument for Universal Grammar. Proceedings of the 2001 WECOL.

(2003). On the Syntactic Distribution of Expletive THERE. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Student Conference In Linguistics, MIT Working Papers 45, 49–66.

(2000). Variation and Continuity in Language Acquisition: An Analysis of Early Child German and French. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Cascadilla Press.

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
JANUARY 14, 2019

Add/Drop Deadline
JANUARY 20, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline
JANUARY 25, 2019

Spring Break
MARCH 3-10, 2019

Course Withdrawal Deadline
MARCH 22, 2019

Last Day of Classes
MAY 3, 2019



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