Prof Delia Bentley

Professor of Romance Linguistics

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Supervision information

Postgraduate supervisions
Over the years I have supervised postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers working on a variety of topics in Italian and Romance syntax as well as tense, aspect, modality and voice in typological perspective. I welcome doctoral supervisions in the following areas: syntactic microvariation, Italian and Romance syntax and dialectology,the discourse-syntax interface, the syntax-lexical semantics interface, syntactic theory.

Here is a sample of the PhD theses that I have supervised recently:

 

The Syntactic-Pragmatic Interface in North-Eastern Italian Dialects: Consequences for the Geometry of the Left Periphery

Author: De Cia, A.
Supervisor: Bentley, D. (Supervisor)

UoM administered thesis: Phd

 

2017

The microvariation in passive and impersonal constructions in Italo-Romance dialects of Italy

Author: Stampone Chapman, V.
Supervisor: Bentley, D. (Supervisor)

UoM administered thesis: Phd

 

2012

Testing the Interclausal Relations Hierarchy: Aspectual and Modal Periphrases in Modern Sardinian

Author: Casti, F. 
Supervisor: Bentley, D. (Supervisor)

UoM administered thesis: Phd

 

2010

Existentials in Early Narratives of the Vernaculars of Italy

Author: Ciconte, F.M.
Supervisor: Bentley, D. (Supervisor)

UoM administered thesis: Phd

Student Theses

  1. 2020
  2. Tense, Aspect and Modality in Bastimentos Creole English

    Author: Reid, H., 1 Aug 2020

    Supervisor: Bentley, D. (Supervisor) & Schultze-Berndt, E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  3. 2019
  4. The Syntax-Pragmatics Interface in North-Eastern Italian Dialects. Consequences for the Geometry of the Left Periphery

    Author: De Cia, S., 1 Aug 2019

    Supervisor: Bentley, D. (Supervisor) & Villa-García, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  5. 2017
  6. Passives and Impersonals on Evidence from Romance Dialects of Italy

    Author: Chapman, V., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Bentley, D. (Supervisor) & Payne, J. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd