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Cilene Rodrigues

Honorary Research Fellow

Location:Chandler House,
2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF
Telephone: Email only


Research Interests


Romance linguistics, dialectal variation. Specialization: morpho-syntactic variation: Number & gender agreement and null subjects.

Additional interests: Creole linguistics, semantics, historical linguistics, experimental syntax.



    • Rodrigues, C. (2010). Possessor Raising through Thematic Positions. In Hornstein, N., Polinsky, M. (Eds.). Control as Movement ( pp.119-146). John Benjamins.
    • Rodrigues, C., Nevins, A. (2010). Experimentally Investigating the L-shaped Morphome of Portugese. Presented at: Perspectives on the Morphome Coimbra.


    • Nevins, A., Pesetsky, D., Rodrigues, C. (2009). Evidence and Argumentation: A Reply to Everett. Language 85(3), 671-681
    • Nevins, A., Pesetsky, D., Rodrigues, C. (2009). Pirah~a Exceptionality: A Reassessment. In Language (85 ed. Vol. 2 pp.355-404).
    • Rodrigues, C., Nevins, A., Vicente, L. (2009). Cleaving the Interactions between Sluicing and Preposition Stranding. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory , 175-198


    • Rodrigues, C., Scher, A. P. (2008). Studies in Linguistics in Honor of Lucia Lobato. DELTA Brazil


    • Rodrigues, C. (2007). Agreement and Flotation in Control Con gurations. New Horizons in the Grammar of Raising and Control. , 213-229


    • Rodrigues, C. (2005). Brazilian Portuguese and Finnish Referential Null Subjects. Abralin 3, 75-118
    • Rodrigues, C. (2005). Controlling Gender Agreement. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley, CA.


    • Rodrigues, C. (2004). Thematic Chains. Delta 20, 122-147


    • Rodrigues, C. (2003). What's at the Left Periphery of Hebrew Copular Constructions. University of Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics 12, 155-178
    • Rodrigues, C., Lightfoot, D. (2003). Clitic Climbing and Subject Inversion. University of Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics 12, 115-139


    • Rodrigues, C. (2002). Loss of verbal Morphology and Referential Subjects in Brazilian Portuguese. Syntactic E ects of Morphological Change. , 160-178 Oxford


    • Guimar~aes, M. L., Meroni, L., Rodrigues, C., San Martin., I. (2000). University of Maryland Working Papers in LinguisticsC. 9 College Park.