Presentations

Conference Talks

Conference Posters

  • 2015, with Laurence R. Horn and Raffaella Zanuttini. The Syntax of Speech Acts: Evidence from Southern American English Dialects. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA 89), Jan. 10.
  • 2015, with Iris Edda Nowenstein and Einar Freyr Sigurðsson. Inverse Attraction in Icelandic Relative Clauses. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA 89), Jan. 9.
  • 2014, with Einar Freyr Sigurðsson and Raffaella Zanuttini. Partitive Doubling in Icelandic and Appalachian English. North East Linguistic Society (NELS 44), Oct. 31.
  • 2013, with Einar Freyr Sigurðsson. Get-passives as get-anticausatives: Evidence from Icelandic. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA 87), Jan. 5.
  • 2010, with Oana Săvescu Ciucivara. Re- prefixation and Talmy’s parameter. North East Linguistic Society (NELS 41), Oct. 22.
  • 2008. So-inversion as Polarity Focus. Linguistic Society of America Summer Meeting, Ohio State University, Jul. 11. Handout here.
  • 2008, with Inna Livitz. English Middles Process Linguistically. Linguistic Society of America Summer Meeting, Ohio State University, Jul. 11.

Invited Talks

  • 2017. Patterns of Variation in American English Syntax. The Ohio State University, June 27. Joint work with Raffaella Zanuttini, Larry Horn, and Jason Zentz.
  • 2017. Discovering Dialect Variation in American English Syntax. Virginia Tech invited colloquium talk, April 24. Joint work with Raffaella Zanuttini,
    Larry Horn, and Jason Zentz.
  • 2017. Non-Nominative Subjects and Control in Icelandic. Virginia Tech guest lecture in Syntax I class, April 24.
  • 2017. The mysterious causee of indirect causatives. Michigan State University invited colloquium talk, Mar. 16. Joint work with Einar Freyr Sigurðsson.
  • 2016. Allosemy and the Features of Heads. New York University Guest Lecture, Apr. 21. (“Primitive Functional Elements” Seminar)
  • 2016. Toward an Atlas of American English Syntax. University of Rochester, Apr. 8.
  • 2016. Toward an Atlas of American English Syntax. Princeton University, Feb. 22.
  • 2016. What is Case? McGill University, Feb. 1.
  • 2015. Accusative subjects are special. New York University Syntax Brown Bag Series, Feb. 20.
  • 2013. The syntactic underpinnings of passive voice. University of Pennsylvania, Feb. 28.
  • 2013. Using what the theory gives us: the construction of light verbs in Germanic. University of Connecticut, Feb. 18.
  • 2013. ‘Get’ across Germanic: the syntax of argument alternations. University of Texas, Arlington, Feb. 1.
  • 2012. Figure reflexives and the role of ‘anticausative’ morphology. University of Minnesota, Apr. 12.
  • 2012. Figure reflexives and the role of ‘anticausative’ morphology. University of Maryland, College Park, Apr. 10.
  • 2012. Letting nominative objects be accusative in Icelandic. CUNY Syntax Supper, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), Mar. 28.
  • 2012. Figure reflexives and the role of ‘anticausative’ morphology. Linguistics Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, Feb. 13.
  • 2011. Figure reflexives and the role of ‘anticausative’ morphology. University of Stuttgart, Dec. 6.
  • 2011. Figure reflexives and other complex predicates. Lund University, Nov. 30.
  • 2011. The goal of ‘learning’: the syntactic structure of agentive experiencers. University of Iceland, Oct. 26.
  • 2011, with Mark Baltin. FROM and AWAY: Two types of null elements and how the child would distinguish them. NYU Syntax Brown Bag, Sept. 23.
  • 2011. Introducing -st: How (almost) nothing can do so much. University of Iceland, Sept. 8.
  • 2010. Singular -st Syncretism and Featural Pied-Piping. Yale Syntax Colloquium Series, Apr. 16. Handout here.
  • 2008. Icelandic Imposters and the Proprial Article. CUNY Syntax Supper, Dec. 9. Handout here.
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