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Yves Roberge

Full Professor
Principal, New College

on leave July 2017- Juin 2018

Primary Office:

NC109
Telephone: 416-978-2461
Email: yves.roberge@utoronto.ca

Website:

http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~roberge/

Projects:

The acquisition of object clitics by children learning French as their first or second language.

Research:

Syntaxe française et romane; théorie linguistique; variation dialectale; français canadien; acquisition du français L1; liens entre morphologie et syntaxe.

Publications:

Livres

La variation dialectale en grammaire universelle, (Y. Roberge et M.-T. Vinet) Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal: Montréal, 1989.

The Syntactic Recoverability of Null Arguments, McGill-Queen’s University Press: Montréal, 1990.

Syntaxe et sémantique du français, (A.-M. Brousseau et Y. Roberge) Fides: Montréal, 2000.

Ouvrages ou numéros spéciaux dirigés

Thematic issue of the Revue québécoise de linguistique, 24.1. Presses de l’Université du Québec: Montréal, 1995 (guest editor).

Romance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition, (Ed. A.T. Pérez-Leroux and Y. Roberge). John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 2003, 388 pp.

Actes du Congrès annuel de l'ACL 2004 / Proceedings of the 2004 CLA Annual Conference, (Dir. M.-O. Junker, M. McGinnis & Y. Roberge).

http://cla-acl.ca/?p=318

Publication en-ligne

The End of Argument Structure?, (Ed. by M.C. Cuervo and Y. Roberge). Emerald, Bingley, UK.

 

Articles ou chapitres de livres

“Un système d’analyse semi-automatique du québécois parlé”, Revue de l’Association québécoise de linguistique, vol. 1, no. 1, 1982, pp. 25-34, (avec N. Beauchemin).

“IGT et les interrogatives sans inversion”, Revue de l’Association québécoise de linguistique, vol. 2, no. 2, 1982, pp. 145-150.

“Les Interrogatives sans inversion”, Revue de l’Association québécoise de linguistique, vol. 3, no. 2, 1983, pp. 119-131.

“On Doubling and Null Argument Languages”, dans Berman et. al., [éds], NELS, vol. XVI, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1986, pp. 388-402.

“Apprendre à apprendre et apprendre à parler”, Revue de l’Association québécoise de linguistique, vol. 4, no. 2, 1986, pp. 21-37, (avec P. Villiard).

“Subject Doubling, Free Inversion, and Null Argument Languages”, Canadian Journal of Linguistics, vol. 31, 1986, pp. 55-79.

“Clitic-Chains and the Definiteness Requirement in Doubling Constructions”, dans D. Birdsong et J.-P. Montreuil, [éds], Advances in Romance Linguistics, Foris, Dordrecht, 1987, pp. 353-369.

“Verb Raising, Coordination and Subject Clitics”, dans P. Avery, [éd], Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 9, Toronto, Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto, 1988, pp. 59-79, (avec A. Lobeck).

“On Recipe Context Null Objects in English”, Linguistic Inquiry, vol. 20, 1989, pp. 134-139, (avec D. Massam).

“Predication in Romontsch”, Probus, vol. I, 1989, pp. 225-229. “Les paramètres de la variation" Journal of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association, vol. II, 1989, pp. 94-114.

“Preposition Stranding in Prince Edward Island French”, Probus, vol. 2, 1990, pp. 351-369 (avec R. King).

“On the Recoverability of Null Objects”, in D. Wanner and D. A. Kibbee [éds] New Analyses in Romance Linguistics, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 1991, pp. 299-312.

“The Role of Feedback in Adult Second Language Acquisition: Error Correction and Morphological Generalizations”, Applied Psycholinguistics, vol. 13, 1992, pp. 173-198 (avec S. Carroll et M. Swain).

“The lexicon-syntax interface”, in C. Dyck [éd] Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 12.1, 1992, pp. 3-12 (avec P. Bessler, S. Cummins, T. Nadasdi).

“Cliticisation morphologique ou catégories fonctionnelles?”, dans C. Dyck et al [éds] Proceedings of the 1992 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association, TWPL, Toronto, 1992, pp. 29-42 (avec P. Bessler, S. Cummins. D. Heap, T. Nadasdi).

“Tendances actuelles en syntaxe générative”, dans Jean-Luc Nespoulous [éd] Tendances actuelles en linguistique générale, Delachaux & Niestlé, Neuchâtel, 1993, pp. 83-107.

“A Morphosyntactic Analysis of Romance Clitic Constructions”, dans M. Mazzola [éd] Issues and Theory in Romance Linguistics, Georgetown University Press, Washington, 1994, pp. 237-255 (avec S. Cummins).

“Romance Inflectional Morphology In and Out of Syntax”, in H. Harley and C. Phillips [éds] The Morphology-Syntax Connection, MITWPL 22, pp. 53-70. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1994 (jointly with S. Cummins).

“Operator-Bound Clitics and Miuean ai”, (jointly with D. Massam) chapter in J. Black and V. Motopanyane [éds] Clitics, Pronouns and Movement, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 1997, pp. 273-299.

“Les prépositions orphelines dans diverses variétés de français d’Amérique du Nord”, in P. Brasseur [éd] Français d’Amérique: variation, créolisation, normalisation, Presses de l'Université d'Avignon. 1998.

“On the Acquisition of Morphosyntactic Systems”, (jointly with S. Carroll) in P. Bhatt and R. Davis [éds] The Linguistic Brain . Canadian Scholars Press, Toronto, 1998.

“Quaint Agreement and the Theory of Spell-Out”, in E. Treviño and J. Lema [éds] Semantic Issues in Romance Syntax, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 1999, pp. 231-241.

“Romanian, Objects and Imperative Constructions”, (with M. Pirvulescu) in J.-M. Authier, B. E. Bullock and L. A. Reed [éds] Formal Perspectives on Romance Linguistics, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 1999.

“Preposition Stranding and que-Deletion in Varieties of North American French”, (avec N. Rosen), Linguistics Atlantica, 21:153-168. 1999.

“The Syntax and Morphology of Romanian Imperatives”, (with M. Pirvulescu) in V. Motapanyane (ed.), Comparative Studies in Romanian Syntax, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, pp. 295-313. 2000.

“Cliticisation et théorie syntaxique, 1971-2001”, (avec D. Heap), Revue québécoise de linguistique, 30.1. 2002.

“Marginal Clitics”, (N. Bibis & Y. Roberge) Lingua, 114.8: 1015-1034. 2004.

“Null Objects in French and English”, (S. Cummins & Y. Roberge) in J. Auger, C. Clements & B. Vance (eds.) Contemporary Approaches to Romance Linguistics, John Benjamins: Amsterdam. 2004. pp. 121-138.

“A Modular Account of Null Objects in French”, (S. Cummins & Y. Roberge) Syntax, 8.1: 44-64. 2005.

“Licit and Illicit Null Objects in L1 French”, (M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge) in Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Romance Linguistics, edited by Randall S. Gess & Edward J. Rubin. John Benjamins: Amsterdam. 2005. pp. 197-212.

“Early Object Omission in Child French and English”, (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge) in New Perspectives on Romance Linguistics; vol. I, edited by Jean-Pierre Montreuil & Chiyo Nishida. John Benjamins: Amsterdam. 2006. pp. 213-228.

“Arguments indirects et modes d’association”, (Y. Roberge & M. Troberg) in Actes du Congrès annuel de l’Association canadienne de linguistique (ACL) 2006, sous la dir. de Milica Radisic et Claire Gurski, 15 pages.

“Variable Input and Object Drop in Child Language”, (Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Mihaela Pirvulescu, Yves Roberge, Danielle Thomas & Lyn Tieu) in Proceedings of the 2005 Canadian Linguistics Association Annual Conference, ed. Claire Gurski, 15 pages. 2006

“Structure de transitivité en français”, à paraître Représentations du sens linguistique II, edited by D. Bouchard, I. Evrard et E. Vocaj. De Boeck - Duculot (coll. "Champs linguistiques"): Bruxelles. 2007

“A Locally Determined Verb Typology”, (V. Hill & Y. Roberge), Revue Roumaine de Linguistique 51: 5-22. 2007

“Arguments indirects et modes d’association”, (Y. Roberge & M. Troberg) in Actes du Congrès annuel de l’Association canadienne de linguistique (ACL) 2006, sous la dir. de Milica Radisic et Claire Gurski, 15 pages. 2007.

“Variable Input and Object Drop in Child Language”, (Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Mihaela Pirvulescu, Yves Roberge, Danielle Thomas & Lyn Tieu) In Proceedings of the 2006 Canadian Linguistics Association Annual Conference, ed. Claire Gurski and Milica Radisic, 12 pages. 2007.

“Thematic Indirect Objects in French”, (Y. Roberge & M. Troberg), Journal of French Language Studies 17: 297-322. 2007

“Null Objects in Child Language: Syntax and the Lexicon”, (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge), Lingua 118: 370-398. 2008

“Object clitic production and omission in early French and the role of the extralinguistic context”, (I. Belzil, M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge) in Language Acquisition and Development: Proceedings of GALA 2007, edited by Anna Gavarró & M. João Freitas. Cambridge Scholars Press. 2008

“A Syntactic Transitivity Approach to Null Objects in Child Language”, (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge), Lingua 118: 370-398. 2008

“Bilingualism as a window into the language faculty: The acquisition of objects in French-speaking children in bilingual and monolingual contexts”, (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge), Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 12.1: 97-112. 2009

“On the Semantic Properties of Implicit Objects in Young Children's Elicited Production”, (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, Mihaela Pirvulescu & Yves Roberge), in BUCLD 33: Proceedings of the 33rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Pp. 398-409, edited by Jane Chandlee, Michelle Franchini, Sandy Lord, and Gudrun-Marion Rheiner. Cascadilla Press, Somerville, MA. 2009

“Children’s interpretation of null objects under the scope of negation” (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge). In Proceedings of the 2008 Canadian Linguistics Association Annual Conference, ed. by Susie Jones. 10 pages. 2009

“L’omission wh: théorie et acquisition” (Y. Roberge & N. Strik) in Proceedings of the 2010 Canadian Linguistics Association Annual Conference, ed. by Melinda Heijl. 13 pages. 2010

“L’objet indirect en français: sens, représentations et évolution”, (S. Cummins, Y. Roberge & M. Troberg), in Vues sur le français du Canada, edited by Carmen Leblanc, France Martineau, and Yves Frenette. Presses de l’Université Laval, Québec. 2010. Pp. 77-112

“The syntax of the dativus commodi/incommodi in Romance” (Y. Roberge & M. Troberg) Probus 21: 249–289. 2010

“Topicalizations and object drop in child language”, (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, M. Pirvulescu & Y. Roberge) First Language 31: 280–299. 2011

“On the distinction between Preposition Stranding and Orphan Prepositions”, to appear in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition

“A bidirectional study of object omissions in French-English bilinguals”, (A.T. Pérez-Leroux, Mihaela Pirvulescu & Yves Roberge), in  Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies, ed. by Kurt Braunmüller, Christoph Gabriel & Barbara Hänel. John Benjamins: Amsterdam. (to appear) 5.

Autres publications

“Language (Québec)”, Article dans E. Benson and W. Toye (eds.) The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature.

“Joual”, Article dans G. Hallowell (ed.) The Oxford Companion to Canadian History.

“Insolences du Frère Untel, Les (Jean-Paul Desbiens)”, Article dans G. Hallowell (ed.) The Oxford Companion to Canadian History.

Yves Roberge is found in the following directories:

 

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Considérant que rien de ce qui touche la langue française ne lui est étranger, la revue Arborescences se veut un espace de réflexion sur les enjeux actuels des études françaises aussi bien en littérature, en linguistique qu’en didactique.

History of the Department

French Studies at the University of Toronto 1853-1993