Talk at Person & Perspective: a workshop in honor of María Luisa Zubizarreta

 Posted by on 04/06/2019  Comments Off on Talk at Person & Perspective: a workshop in honor of María Luisa Zubizarreta
Apr 062019
 
→  Click here for the handout  ← In May 2019, I will be giving a talk at Person & Perspective: a workshop in honor of María Luisa Zubizarreta, at the University of Southern California. See my Talks & Handouts page for more information. The title of the talk will be: “The modular locus of the Person Case Constraint.”

Three talks in Tromsø

 Posted by on 02/17/2019  Comments Off on Three talks in Tromsø
Feb 172019
 
In May 2019, I will be giving a series of three talks at CASTL (The Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics) at the University of Tromsø (The Arctic University of Norway). The talks will revolve around the theme of “Syntax & modularity.” The first of these will take place as part of the (exquisitely-named!) Thirty million theories  … [read more] “Three talks in Tromsø”

Published in Glossa: “What the PCC tells us about ‘abstract’ agreement, head movement, and locality”

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Jan 242019
 
My paper, “What the PCC tells us about ‘abstract’ agreement, head movement, and locality,” has been published in Glossa. This is a more detailed version of work I presented in talks at NELS 46, ZAS, and Stanford. You can read more about this project on … [read more] “Published in Glossa: “What the PCC tells us about ‘abstract’ agreement, head movement, and locality””

New paper: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”

 Posted by on 01/15/2019  Comments Off on New paper: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”
Jan 152019
 
I’ve completed a draft of a new paper, titled “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement.” This is based on, and supersedes, a recent talk I gave at the 1st Annual Thematic Workshop of Linguistics in Gottingen (LinG1) in Germany. You can read more about this project on my research page. The paper … [read more] “New paper: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement””

New handout: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”

 Posted by on 09/26/2018  Comments Off on New handout: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement”
Sep 262018
 
Here’s a handout for a new paper, which I just presented at the 1st Annual Thematic Workshop of Linguistics in Gottingen (LinG1, theme: “Agreement and Anaphoricity”). (Note that this is a revised handout, not the exact one I presented at LinG1; it was prepared for a later talk, and incorporates some of … [read more] “New handout: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against binding-as-agreement””

Tenure-track position for Dongwoo Park

 Posted by on 08/20/2018  Comments Off on Tenure-track position for Dongwoo Park
Aug 202018
 
I’m delighted to report that Dongwoo Park, my first ever PhD (co-)advisee, has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the Korea National Open University. Dongwoo’s 2017 thesis, When does Ellipsis Occur, and What is Elided?, was written under the supervision … [read more] “Tenure-track position for Dongwoo Park”

NYI handout on the Definiteness Effect

 Posted by on 08/04/2018  Comments Off on NYI handout on the Definiteness Effect
Aug 042018
 
I just finished co-teaching the “Three Puzzles in Syntax and Semantics” course at NYI with Asya Pereltsvaig and Daniel Altshuler, where my “puzzle” was the Definiteness Effect, and why there is no hope for a semantic account of it. (Avid readers may recognize this theme from elsewhere.) In … [read more] “NYI handout on the Definiteness Effect

LinG1 in Gottingen

 Posted by on 06/16/2018  Comments Off on LinG1 in Gottingen
Jun 162018
 
I’ll be presenting at the 1st Annual Thematic Workshop of Linguistics in Gottingen (LinG1) in Germany. (This year’s theme: “Agreement and Anaphoricity.”) More details will be posted on my Talks & Handouts page. The title of my presentation will be: “The Anaphor Agreement Effect: further evidence against anaphora-as-agreement.” UPDATE: A more up-to-date version of this work is now available … [read more] “LinG1 in Gottingen”