Former Research Associate
As part of the ERC 'Rethinking Comparative Syntax Project', Sam Wolfe is researching the comparative and historical syntax of the Romance and Germanic languages, with a particular focus on the Verb Second property.
In Press. "Redefining the V2 Typology: Data from Romance and Beyond". Invited Submission to Linguistics Variation: Special Issue: "A Micro-Perspective on V2 in Germanic and Romance". 9,000 words.
In Press. "Medieval Romance Languages and the Theory of Verb Second". Rivista di Grammatica Generativa: Selected Papers from the 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa. 10,000 words.
2015. "Microparametric Variation in Old Italo-Romance Syntax? The View from Old Sicilian and Old Sardinian". In E. O. Aboh, J. C. Schaeffer and P. Sleeman (eds.) Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2013: Selected Papers from Going Romance Amsterdam 2013. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 51-66.
2015. "Medieval Sardinian: New Evidence for Syntactic Change from Latin to Romance. In D. T. T. Haug (ed.) Historical Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Oslo, 5-9 August 2013, Oslo. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 303-324.
2015. "Verb Initial Orders in Medieval Romance. A Comparative Perspective". Revue roumaine de linguistique LX (2-3 Special Issue on Syntactic Variation), 147-172.
2015. "The nature of Old Spanish Verb Second Reconsidered". Lingua 164, 132-155.
2015. "Microvariation in Old Italo-Romance Syntax: Evidence from Old Sardinian and Old Sicilian." Archivio Glottologico Italiano 100 (3), 3-36.
2015. "The Old Sardinian Condaghes: A Syntactic Study." Transactions of the Philological Society 113 (2), 137-205