(for a complete list of talks, see my CV)

  • October 2020: “On the atoms of linguistic computation”
  • July 2020 [with Asia Pietraszko]: “Words and other things: what do you need to list in your head?”
    • mini-course at V‑NYI 2020
      • Asia and I are happy to share our slides with any interested individuals. If you are interested, drop me a line.
  • October 2019: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”
    • invited talk at the University of Oslo
  • May 2019: Three talks on “Syntax & modularity”
  • October 2015: “Head movement, phrasal movement, and clitic doubling: towards a principled typology of locality conditions”
    • invited talk, 46th meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 46) — Montreal, QC
      • UPDATE: there is now a paper
  • August 2015: “Case and agreement in generative grammar”
    • plenary lectures, 17th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG 17), Kyung Hee University — Seoul
  • March 2015: “Syntactic operations exceed what the interfaces can account for (or: The heartbreak of interface-driven syntax)”
    • Workshop on Alternatives to Formal Features, at the 37th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Linguistics (DGfS 37) — Leipzig
  • February 2015: “Beyond interface conditions”
    • invited talk, UCLA Linguistics Colloquium — Los Angeles, CA
  • January 2015: “Scales & Hierarchies as a Window into the Domain-Specificity Question”
    • invited talk, University of Maryland Language Science Center Winter Storm — College Park, MD
  • April 2014: “Correlation and causation in case & agreement”
    • invited talk, University of Maryland Department of Linguistics Colloquium — College Park, MD
  • February 2014: “Beyond interface conditions”
    • invited talk, Cornell University Department of Linguistics Colloquium — Ithaca, NY
  • March 2012: “Syntactic ergativity in Q’anjob’al”
  • December 2011: “Against ‘crashes’: evidence from Kichean and Zulu”
    • invited talk, Ben-Gurion University Linguistics Colloquium — Beer-Sheva (Israel)
  • “The nature of syntactic computation: evidence from agreement”
    • January 2011: invited talk, LUCL Syntax Lab — Leiden (Netherlands)
    • March 2011: Polinsky Language Lab, Harvard University — Cambridge, MA
  • October 2010: “The origins of obligatoriness: evidence from agreement failures”
  • April 2008: “Breaking agreements: distinguishing agreement and clitic-doubling by their failures”
    • invited talk, CUNY Syntax-Supper — New York, NY
      • has since been written up as a paper; see research page
  • May 2006: “Feature-inheritance at the phase boundary”
    • Edges in Syntax — Nicosia (Cyprus)
      • has since been written up as a paper; see research page
  • October 2005: “Argument-mapping and extraction”
    • poster, 36th Conference of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 36) — Amherst, MA

Last updated on: October 22, 2020