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Slides for SICOGG 17

 Posted by on 08/05/2015  Comments Off on Slides for SICOGG 17
Aug 052015
 
The slides for my SICOGG 17 lectures can be downloaded here (this now contains the full set of slides; if you don’t see the “Thanks” slide at the end of the PDF, then you don’t have the full set; try clearing your browser’s cache and downloading again). You can also download … [read more] “Slides for SICOGG 17”

“Nominative as no case at all: an argument from raising-to-ACC in Sakha” now in print

 Posted by on 07/19/2015  Comments Off on “Nominative as no case at all: an argument from raising-to-ACC in Sakha” now in print
Jul 192015
 
My paper with Jaklin Kornfilt, “Nominative as no case at all: an argument from raising-to-ACC in Sakha” has been published in the Proceedings of WAFL 9 (MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 76, ed. Andrew Joseph & Esra Predolac). See my research page for more details.

Handout for “Upwards and onwards”

 Posted by on 04/24/2015  Comments Off on Handout for “Upwards and onwards”
Apr 242015
 
I’ve posted the handout for my recent talk, “Upwards and onwards” (joint work with Maria Polinsky; presented at the UConn Linguistics Colloquium, and at the NYU Syntax Brown-Bag). This talk is about the structural configuration necessary for establishing an agreement relation between a verb or Tense/Aspect/Mood-marker, and a … [read more] “Handout for “Upwards and onwards””

NELS 46

 Posted by on 03/27/2015  Comments Off on NELS 46
Mar 272015
 
I am delighted to announce that I will be an invited speaker at the 46th meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 46), to be held in October 2015 at Concordia University in Montreal. Valentine Hacquard, from my own department, will also be an invited speaker there!

“The role of case in A-bar extraction asymmetries: evidence from Mayan” published in Linguistic Variation

 Posted by on 03/13/2015  Comments Off on “The role of case in A-bar extraction asymmetries: evidence from Mayan” published in Linguistic Variation
Mar 132015
 
My paper with with Jessica Coon and Pedro Mateo Pedro, “The role of case in A-bar extraction asymmetries: evidence from Mayan” has been published in Linguistic Variation; see my research page for more details.

17th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar

 Posted by on 02/17/2015  Comments Off on 17th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar
Feb 172015
 
I am proud to announce that I will be the plenary speaker at the 17th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG 17), to be held in August 2015 at Kyung Hee University in Seoul. I will be giving a series of lectures on case and agreement in generative grammar.

Spring 2015: three talks

 Posted by on 01/30/2015  Comments Off on Spring 2015: three talks
Jan 302015
 
In the spring of 2015, I’ll be giving three invited talks, at UCLA (Feb. 13), UConn (Apr. 10), and NYU (Apr. 24). For more information, see the talks & handouts page.