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Selected publications

Kučerová, I., and A. Szczegielniak. 2023. Underspecification of Nominal Functional Categories in Semitic and Slavic. Journal of Slavic Linguistics, vol. 30, no. FASL 29 extra issue, Dec. 2022,

Ivona Kučerová and Adam Szczegielniak. 2022. (equal contribution). Between pronouns and R-expressions: Pronoun-like lexical noun phrases. Canadian Journal of Linguistics. [online first]

Bartošová, J., Chapman, C., Kučerová, I., and Service, E. (Bartošová and Chapman first authors, Kučerová second author). 2021. Making semantic commitments can be delayed: Evidence from aspectual processing. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology/ Revue canadienne de psychologie expérimentale. 75(1), 77-92.

Kučerová, Ivona and Adam Szczegielniak. 2021 (equal contribution). Polish Politeness Markers As a Window into Person-Feature Valuation. Journal of Slavic Linguistics, vol. 29, [no. FASL extra issue], Dec. 2021.

Kučerová, Ivona and Adam Szczegielniak (equal contribution). 2021. On VP ellipsis in Czech: Phases and the small conjunction hypothesis. Rivista di Grammatica Generativa 2020.2 (volume 42). 17pp. [a Festschrift for Petr Karlik; [online]

Kučerová, Ivona. 2020. Labeling as two-stage process: Evidence from semantic agreement. Jeroen van Craenenbroeck, Cora Pots, and Tanja Temmerman (eds.), Recent Developments in Phase theory. Mouton de Gruyter. 183-212.

Kučerová, Ivona. 2019. On the role of person in the mapping of syntactic features onto their interpretable counterparts. Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue Canadienne De Linguistique, 64(4), 649-672. doi:10.1017/cnj.2019.22

Bartošová, Jitka and Ivona Kučerová (equal contribution). 2019. On PERSON, animacy, and copular agreement in Czech. In Fábregas Antonio, Mária J. Arche, and Rafael Marín (eds.). The Grammar of Copulas across languages. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 130-152.

Kučerová, Ivona and Adam Szczegielniak. 2019. Roots, their structure and consequences for derivational timing. The Linguistic Review. 63(3): 365-387. [online version][online version: https://]

Ivona Kučerová. 2018. φ-features at the syntax-semantics interface: Evidence from nominal inflection. Linguistic Inquiry. 49(4): 813–845. [pre-publication version]

Ivona Kučerová. 2018. The double life of gender and its structural consequences: A case study from Standard Italian. In Eric Mathieu (ed.). Gender. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kučerová, Ivona. 2018. On the lack of φ-feature resolution in DP coordinations: Evidence from Czech. In Denisa Lenertová, Roland Meyer, Radek Šimík & Luka Szucsich (eds.), Advances in formal Slavic linguistics 2016. Berlin: Language Science Press. []

Alana Johns & Ivona Kučerová. 2017. On the morphosyntactic reflexes of information structure in the ergative patterning of the Inuit language. In J. Coon, D. Massam, and L. Trevis: Oxford University Press Linguistics Handbook of Ergativity. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 397-418.

Ryan DeCaire, Alana Johns and Ivona Kučerová. 2017. On optionality in Mohawk noun incorporation. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics. Vol. 39. A special issue on indigenous languages. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto. []

Jitka Bartošová and Ivona Kučerová. 2017. Instrumental Situations: On Case Marking in Copular Clauses in Czech. In Y. Oseki, M. Esipova, S. Harves (eds.), Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics. The NYU Meeting 2015. Ann, Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 50-70.

Ivona Kučerová. 2016. Long distance agreement in Icelandic: Locality restored. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics  19(1):49–74. Springer Link

Ivona Kučerová. 2014. The Syntax of Null Subjects. Syntax 17:2, 132—167.

Ivona Kučerová.  2013. Perfect dependent case. In Podobryaev, Alexander (ed). Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics. The Second MIT Meeting. Michigan: Michigan Slavic Publications. 117-136.

Mojmír Dočekal & Ivona Kučerová. 2013. Semantic competition over morphological representations. A case study from Slavic. In E. Fuss, P. Brandt, Repairs. Interface explorations. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter,  31-54.

Ivona Kučerová 2012. Grammatical Marking of Givenness. Natural Language Semantics 20: 1, 1-30.

Ivona Kučerová 2012. The T-Extension Condition. Canadian Journal of Linguistics 57: 3, 387-426.

Ivona Kučerová & Ad Neeleman (eds.). 2012. Contrasts and positions in Information Structure. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 354pp.