Research

Peer-Reviewed:

Wilson, Michael, & Yin, Rong. (2020). Argument and adjunct coordination in Spanish. In Juan Colomina-Almiñana, & Sandro Sessarego (Eds.) Language Patterns in Spanish and Beyond: Structure, Context and Development. London/New York: Routledge. (Final non-typeset version)

Dissertation:

Wilson, Michael. (2021). The Syntactic and Semantic Atoms of the Spray/load Alternation. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Conference proceedings:

Wilson, Michael. (2021). How to derive non-logophoric backward binding for stative location verbs. In Alexandros Kalomoiros, & Lefteris Paparounas (Eds.) Proceedings of the 44th Annual Penn Linguistics Conference, vol. 27.1 of University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics, (pp. 247–255). Philadelphia: Penn Graduate Linguistics Society. (PDF)

Li, Daoxin; Yang, Xiaolu; Roeper, Thomas; Wilson, Michael; Yin, Rong; Kim, Jaieun; Merritt, Emma; Lopez, Diego; & Tero, Austin. (2020). Acquisition of recursion in child Mandarin. In Megan M. Brown, & Alexandra Kohut (Eds.) Proceedings of the 44th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, vol. 1, (pp. 294–307). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael (2020). The reversible core of object experiencer, location, and govern-type verbs. In Maggie Baird, & Jonathan Pesetsky (Eds.) Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, (pp. 285–294). Amherst: GLSA. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael. (2019). The dative illusion as an argument for lexicalist argument structure. In Eszter Ronai, Laura Stigliano, & Yenan Sun (Eds.) Proceedings of the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, (pp. 541–556). Chicago: CLS. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael. (2018). Causing resultative passives. In Kate Bellamy, Anastasiia Ionova, & George Saad (Eds.) ConSOLE XXV: Proceedings of the 25th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe, (pp. 310–330). Leiden: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics. (PDF)

Refereed presentations & posters:

Wilson, Michael. (2022). P-conflation in the English spray/load alternation. Poster presented at LSA 96.

Wilson, Michael; & Roeper, Thomas. (2022). Re– visiting resultatives: Evidence for non-uniformity. Poster presented at LSA 96.

Wilson, Michael. (2021). P-conflation in the English spray/load alternation. Poster presented at NELS 52.

Wilson, Michael; & Roeper, Thomas. (2021). Re– visiting resultatives. Poster presented at NELS 52.

Wilson, Michael; & Roeper, Thomas. (2021). (Re)sultatives. Talk presented at the International Workshop on Secondary Predication 2021.

Wilson, Michael. (2021). Again reveals multidominance in the structure of spray/load verbs. Poster presented at WCCFL 39. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael; & Dillon, Brian. (2020). Thematic roles’ alignment with grammatical functions facilitates sentence processing. Poster presented at AMLaP 26. (OSF Repository)

Wilson, Michael. (2020). How to derive non-logophoric backward binding for stative location verbs. Talk accepted for presentation at PLC 44. Conference cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Handout)

Momma, Shota; Wilson, Michael; & Ferreira, Victor. (2020). Syntax guides verb planning in sentence production. Talk presented at CUNY 33. (Abstract)

Momma, Shota; & Wilson, Michael. (2020). What does that tell us about sentence production? Poster presented at CUNY 33. (OSF Repository)

Wilson, Michael. (2020). How to derive non-logophoric backward binding for stative location verbs. Poster presented at Texas Linguistics Society 19. (PDF)

Li, Daoxin; Yang, Xiaolu; Roeper, Tom; Wilson, Michael; Yin, Rong; Kim, Jaieun; Merritt, Emma; Lopez, Diego; & Tero, Austin. (2019). Acquisition of recursion in child Mandarin. Poster presented at BUCLD 44. (PDF)

Li, Daoxin; Yang, Xiaolu; Roeper, Tom; Wilson, Michael; Yin, Rong; Kim, Jaieun; & Merritt, Emma. (2019). Acquisition of recursion in child Mandarin. Poster presented at GALA 14. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael. (2019). The reversible core of ObjExp, location, and govern-type verbs. Paper presented at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael & Yin, Rong. (2018). Argument and adjunct coordination in Spanish. Paper presented at Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2018. (Handout)

Wilson, Michael. (2018). The reversible core of ObjExp, location, and govern-type verbs. Poster presented at NELS 49. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael. (2018). The dative illusion as an argument for lexicalist argument structure. Paper presented at CLS 54. (Handout)

Wilson, Michael. (2018). Interpreting an interpretive illusion: What the dative illusion tells us about processing. Poster presented at CUNY 31. (PDF)

Wilson, Michael. (2017). Causing resultative passives. Paper presented at ConSOLE XXV, 4–6 January 2017, University of Leipzig. (SlidesHandout)

Edited Volumes:

Wilson, Michael (Ed.). (2020). Paths of Development: Language Acquisition in Spring 2020. (This volume collects course papers and theses on language acquisition written by undergraduates in the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s linguistics program during the Spring 2020 semester.) (PDF)

Non-refereed presentations:

Wilson, Michael. (2016). How do children acquire possessive recursion? Talk at LAWNE Language Acquisition Workshop, 13 November 2016, University of Massachusetts Amherst. (Slides)

Public scholarship:

Wilson, Michael. (2013). Answer to Do People Learn Nouns or Verbs More Easily? on Quora. Published on HuffPost. (Original answerHuffPost version) (Unfortunately, the images have broken on the HuffPost version, but they can still be seen at the original answer link.)

Manuscripts:

Wilson, Michael. (2018). Argument structure and adjectival passives. Ms., University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Wilson, Michael. (2017). The dative illusion as an argument for lexical argument structure. Ms., University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Colomina-Almiñana, Juan J. & Wilson, Michael. (2014). Historical, Theoretical, and Empirical Developments in Linguistic Relativity. Ms., University of Texas at Austin.