Martin Everaert

Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS

Trans 10, 3512 JK Utrecht

The Netherlands

Room: 2.12 (Trans 10)

  Phone: +31 30 2536006



§             Academic director Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS

§             Academic director Netherlnands Graduate School of Linguistics (LOT)

§             Professor Lexicon & Syntax



§             Introduction to Linguistics (2004-2005)

§             Linguistic argumentation (2004-2005)




Everaert, M. The Syntax of Reflexivization, Dordrecht: Foris Publications/Mouton de Gruyter (1986)

Everaert, M. Case Theory and Binding Theory, in E. Engdahl, M. Reape, M. Mellor and R. Cooper (eds.) Parametric variation in Germanic and Romance: Proceedings from a DYANA Workshop, september 1989, Edinburgh Working Papers in Cognitive Science 6, 87-108. (1990)

Everaert, M. Nominative Anaphors in Icelandic: Morphology or Syntax? In: W. Abraham & E. Reuland, Germanic Syntax Workshop, J. Benjamins, Amsterdam, 277-307. (1990)

Everaert, M. Contextual Determination of the Anaphor/Pronominal Distinction, J. Koster & E. Reuland (red.) Long-distance Anaphora, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 77-118 (1991)

Anagnostopoulou, E. & M. Everaert How Exceptional are Nominative Anaphors? A Case Study of Greek, L. Nash, G. Tsoulas, A. Zribi-Hertz (red.) Actes du deuxieme colloque Langue et Grammaire, Paris VIII, pp 19-32. Paris VIII. (met E. Anagnostopoulou) (1996)

Anagnostopoulou, E. & M. Everaert Nominative Anaphors in Greek, in G. Drachman, A. Malikouti-Drachman, C. Klidi & J. Fykias. (red.) Greek Linguistics 95. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Greel Linguistics, volume II,  p 415-424, Neugebauer Verlag, Graz. (1997)

Everaert, M. & E Anagnostopoulou, E. Thematic Hierarchies and Binding Theory: Evidences from Greek. In Empirical Issues in Formal Syntax and Semantics. eds. Francis Corblin, Danièle Godard, Jean-Marie Marandin, Bern: Peter Lang. 43-60. (1997)

Everaert, M. Is Binding Theory configurationally sensitive? In P. Stalmaszczyk (red.) Projections and Mapping. Studies in Syntax. PASE Studies and Monographs 5, Folium, Lublin, 57-74.(1998)

Anagnostopoulu, E. & M. Everaert Toward a More Complete Typology of Anaphoric Expression, Linguistic Inquiry 30.1, 97-118. (1999)

Everaert, M. Types of Anaphoric Expressions: Reflexives and Reciprocals, In Z. Frajzyngier & T. Curl (red.) Reciprocals. Forms and Functions, Typological Studies in Language, John Benjamins,Amsterdam, 63-83 (2000)

Reuland, E. & M. Everaert Deconstructing Binding, in: M. Baltin, C. Collins (red), The Handbook of Contemporary Syntactic Linguistics, Blackwell, pp 634-670. (2001)

Everaert, M. Paradigmatic Restrictions on Anaphors, in: K. Megerdoomian, L.A. Bar-el (red.) WWCFL 20 Proceedings, Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, pp 178-191. (2001)

Everaert, M. Binding Theories: A Comparison of Grammatical Models, In: M. Oostendorp & E. Anagnostopoulou (Red.), Progress in Grammar. Articles at the 20th Anniversary of the Comparison of Grammatical Models Group in Tilburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands: Roquade ( (2001)

Dimitriadis, A. & Martin Everaert Anaphora Typology Questionnaire, ms Utrecht University. (2002)

Everaert, M. Reflexives in Discourse, in J. Koster & H. Van Riemsdijk (eds.) Germania et Alia. A Linguistic Webschrift for Hans den Besten, contents.htm. (2003)

Everaert, M. Reflexivanaphern und Reflexivdomänen, In L. Gunkel, G. Mueller & G. Zifonun, Arbeiten zur Reflexivierung, Max Niemeyer Verlag, Tübingen, 1-23. (2003)

Everaert, M. Binding Theories in the Generative Research Tradition, Research in Language 1, 33-52. (2003)

Dimitriadis, A. & M. Everaert Typological Perspectives on Anaphora, In: B. Comrie, P. Suihkonen en V. Kelmakov (Red.) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Deictic Systems and quantification in languages spoken in Europe and North and Central Asia, The Udmurt State University. (2004).



Coopmans, P. & M. Everaert On the Nature of Complex Causative Idioms, in: D. Fehete & Z. Laubitz (red.) McGill Working Papers in Linguistics: special issue on Comparative Germanic Syntax, 61‑78. (1988)

Coopans, P. & M. Everaert The Simplex Structure of Complex Idioms: The Morphological Status of laten. In: Everaert, M., A. Evers, M.A.C. Huybregts, M. Trommelen (red.) Morphology & Modularity. In Honour of Henk Schultink, Dordrecht: Foris Publications, 75‑104. (1988)

Everaert, M. Verbal Idioms, Subject Idioms and Theta Theory, in: L.S. Stvan et al. Papers from the Third Annual Meeting of the Formal Linguistics Society of Midamerica, IULC, Bloomington, Indiana, 43-59.

Everaert, M. E.-J. van der Linden, A. Schenk, R. Schreuder (eds) Idioms: Structural and Psychological Perspectives, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ. (1995)

Kuiper, K. & M. Everaert, Theory and Data in Idiom Research, Parasession on Theory and Data in Linguistic Research of the 32nd Chicago Linguistic Society, Chicago, pp. 43 - 57 (1997)

Everaert, M. & K. Kuiper, Constraints on the Phrase Structural Properties of English Phrasal Lexical Items, in: B. Rozwadowska (eds) PASE Papers in Language Studies. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the Polish Association for the Study of English, 151-170, Aksel s.c.,Wroclaw (2000)

Kuiper, K. & M. Everaert, Limits on the phrase structural configurations of phrasal lexemes, In C. Palm-Meister (ed.) EUROPHRAS  2000: Internationale Tagung zur Phraseologie vom 15.-18. Juni 2000 in Aske/Schweden. Stauffenburg Verlag. 257-262. (2003)


§         Lexicon-Syntax interface

Everaert, M., A. Evers, M.A.C. Huybregts, M. Trommelen (eds) Morphology & Modularity. In Honour of Henk Schultink, Dordrecht: Foris Publications/Mouton de Gruyter. (1988)

Everaert, M. NP-movement ‘across’ secondary objects, in: J. Mascaró & M. Nespor (eds) Grammar in Progress, Foris Publications, Dordrecht, 125-136 (1989)

Everaert, M. Auxiliary selection in idiomatic constructions, In: L. Nash, G. Tsoulas (red.) Actes du premier colloque Langues et Grammaire. University Paris-8, Paris. (1995)

Everaert, M. & B. Hollebrandse, Predicate Fusion: Light Verbs Constructions, in Ju Namkung (red.) Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, Berkeley, pp. 94-105. (1995)

Everaert, M. The Encoding of the Lexical Semantic Structure of Verbs: The Case of Auxiliary Selection in Idioms, E. Weigand, F. Hundsnurscher (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Lexicology and Lexical Semantics Münster, September 13-15, 1994. Volume 2. Max Niemeyer Verlag, Tübingen, pp. 27-37 (1996).

Coopmans, P. M. Everaert, J. Grimshaw (eds) Lexical Specification and Lexical Insertion, John Benjamins, Amsterdam (2000)

Everaert, M. The Case of the Theta System, Theoretical Linguistics 28, 325–339. (2002)

Alexiadou, A., E. Anagnostopoulou & M. Everaert (eds) The Unaccusativity Puzzle: Explorations of the Syntax-Lexicon Interface, Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics, Oxford University Press (2004)


PhD projects currently (co-)supervised

§             Nino Amiridze: Anaphoric strategies: The Case of Georgian (with Eric Reuland)

§             Anca Sevcenco: Long distance binding in Roumanian (with Eric Reuland)


Editorial work

§             Member Editorial Board Linguistic Inquiry (MIT Press)

§             Member Editorial Board The Journal of Comparative Germanic Syntax (Kluwer)

§             Member Editorial Board Research in Language (University of Lodz Press)

§             Member Editorial Board ASA Journal of Linguistics (Presov University)



§             Language Typology Resource Centre, EC Thematic network (Partners: FUBerlin, Konstanz, Lancaster, Lissabon, LOT (Utrecht/Nijmegen/Amsterdam), MPI-Leipzig, Stockholm, Surrey, ZAS) 2002-2005 (co-ordinator)

§             Typological Database System, Investment subsidies NWO. Partners: Amsterdam, Leiden, Nijmegen, Utrecht. ( 2000-2007) (applicant)

§             SynCom, (co-ordination with Henk van Riemsdijk; assistance from Rob Goedemans, Bart Hollebrandse). To be published as The Blackwell Syntax Compendium (1997-2004).

§             NWO Netherlands-Hungary co-operation program (Utrecht-Budapest) (applicant, with Katalin É Kiss). (2002-2005).

§             Breedtestrategieproject Language in Use, 1999-2005, Utrecht University (co-applicant with Eric Reuland).


Conferences/workshops (selction from the last ten years)

Table Ronde/Symposium Idioms: (Non)compositionality and Flexibility, XVIème Congrès International des Linguistes, Paris. (1997)

The Empirical Contribution of Generative Grammar, NIAS, Wassenaar (1997) (with Henk van Riemsdijk)

Interface Strategies, KNAW colloquium, Amsterdam (with Hans Bennis, Eric Reuland)

Unaccusativity, ZAS, Berlin, (with Artemis Alexiadou)

La structure argumentale et les réfléchis, Université Paris 7 (with Carmen Sorin & Eric Reuland) (1999)

GLOW 25 Colloquium, Amsterdam/Utrecht (with Hans Bennis, Marc van Oostendorp, Eric Reuland) (2002)

Workshop on Argument Structure and Reflexivization, Utrecht (with Dimitra Papangeli). (2002)

Anaphora Typology Workshop on Reciprocals, Utrecht (with Alexis  Dimitriadis)  (2002)

Databases in Typological and Cross-Linguistic Research,  workshop  XVII International Congress of Linguists, Prague, (with Alexis Dimitriadis, Anne-Marie Mineur) (2003)