Bartosz Wiland


Faculty of English
Department of English-Polish Comparative Linguistics
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
ul. Grunwaldzka 6, 60-780 Poznań, Poland
bwiland AT
(+48) 61 829 3772

Research interests

Comparative syntax and morphology (especially Western Slavic), Nanosyntax


The spell-out algorithm and lexicalization patterns: Slavic verbs and complementizers (Language Science Press, 2019)

Online papers

An externally headed relative clause analysis of reason clauses (with Y. Endo). In P. Tajsner & J. Witkoś, Word order matters, Berlin: Peter Lang, (to appear)

Polish deadjectival nouns as nominalized adverbs. Studies in Polish Linguistics 16:4 (2021), 207–227.

Semelfactives are bigger than degree achievements (with L. Taraldsen Medová). Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 37:4 (2019), 1463–1513.

A note on lexicalizing ‘what’ and ‘who’ in Russian and in Polish. Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics 54:4 (2018), 573–604.

Anti-freezing and peeling. Proceedings of NELS 48, Amherst, MA: GLSA Publications (2018), 235–244.

Ordering paradoxes in a cross-categorial paradigm: on syncretisms with the declarative complementizer. In P. Caha et al., The unpublished manuscript: A collection of LingBuzz papers to celebrate Michal Starke’s 50th birthday (2018), 127–147.

Functional sequence zones and Slavic L>T>N participles (with L. Taraldsen Medová). In L. Baunaz et al., Exploring Nanosyntax, New York: Oxford University Press (2018), 305–328.

Le charme discret of remnant movement: Crossing and nesting dependencies in Polish OVS sentences. Studies in Polish Linguistics 11:3 (2016), 133–165.

The symmetric syntax of Japanese complex verbs and Slavic prefixes (with Y. Endo). In: A. Cardinaletti et al., On peripheries: Exploring clause initial and clause final positions, Tokyo: Hituzi (2014), 141–159.

Paths in remnant movement: A single solution to three problems in the Polish OVS syntax. Proceedings of NELS 40, Amherst, MA: GLSA Publications (2013), 253–264.

Prefix stacking, syncretism and the syntactic hierarchy. In M. Dočekal and M. Ziková, Slavic languages in formal grammar, Berlin/Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang (2012), 307–324.

The shift to strict VO in English at the PF interface (with A. Pysz). In P. Ackema et al., Comparative Germanic syntax: The state of the art, Amsterdam: John Benjamins (2012), 311–352. 

Overt evidence from left-branch extraction in Polish for punctuated paths. Linguistic Inquiry 41:2 (2010), 335–347.

Aspects of order preservation in Polish and English. PhD diss. (2009) 

Circumstantial evidence for syntactic head movement. Proceedings of WCCFL 27. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press (2008), 440–448.