Presentations


Some recent and upcoming presentations (a full list can be found in my CV):

2022

Use of null-arguments in wh-questions: the view from Malayalam and Telugu [with Kazuko Yatsushiro (1st author), Varsha Eturi, Chiara Dal Farra, Johannes Hein, Gayathri G. Krishnan, Vaijayanthi Sarma, Silvia Silleresi, Maria Teresa Guasti and Uli Sauerland. Talk at BUCLD 47, Boston University, November 3-6.

What do you think we know about Italian children’s long-distance wh-questions? [with Chiara Dal Farra (1st author), Johannes Hein, Silvia Silleresi, Kazuko Yatsushiro, Uli Sauerland and Maria Teresa Guasti]. Poster at BUCLD 47, Boston University, November 3-6.

Do child languages have negative concord? A corpus study [with Johannes Hein (1st author), Cory Bill, Imke Driemel, Ivona Ilić, Paloma Jeretič]. Poster at GALA 15, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, September 22-24.

Presupposition projection from the scope of ‘say’ [1st author, with Paloma Jeretič, Chiara Dal Farra, Johannes Hein]. Talk at SuB 27, Charles University, September 14-16.

Negative concord in the acquisition of non-negative concord languages [with Johannes Hein (1st author), Cory Bill, Imke Driemel, Ivona Ilić, Paloma Jeretič and Maria Teresa Guasti]. Talk at CLS 58, The University of Chicago, April 22-24.

2021

How children ask questions across languages [with Kazuko Yatsushiro (1st author), Chiara Dal Farra, Johannes Hein, Silvia Silleresi, Alicia Avellana, Aijun Huang, Johnson F. Ilori, Gayathri G. Krishnan, Lilla Pintér, Maria Teresa Guasti and Uli Sauerland]. Talk at BUCLD 46, Boston University, November 4-7.

Presuppositions in polar questions. Poster at SALT 31, Brown University, May 7-9.

Two types of presuppositions in polar questions. Talk at GLOW 44, GLOW Board, April 15-17.

Expletive negation and negative polarity: the view from Québec French [with Justin Royer].
Talk at DGfS2021 - Workshop Empirical approaches to canonical and non-canonical uses of negation, University of Freiburg , February 24-26.

2020

“Expletive negation” as a decomposed NPI in Québec French [with Justin Royer].
Talk at Going Romance 34, Université Paris 8 / CNRS, November 25-27.

Free Choice in Constituent Unconditionals: Evidence from French [with Karoliina Lohiniva].
Talk at Sensus 2020. UMass, September 26-27.

2019

Free Choice in French constituent unconditionals [with Karoliina Lohiniva].
Invited talk at SynSem Seminar, LLING UMR 6310 CNRS/Université de Nantes, September 20.

A Compositional Semantics for Free Choice Constituent Unconditionals [with Karoliina Lohiniva]. Poster at SuB 24. Osnabrück University, September 4-6.

French constituent unconditionals relativize a free choice item [with Karoliina Lohiniva].
Talk at LSRL 49. University of Georgia, May 1-4.

Question-Answer Clauses: relation to focus. Invited talk at NYU Semantics Group, NYU, April 26.

Free Choice in French constituent unconditionals [with Karoliina Lohiniva].
Invited talk at the New York Philosophy of Language Workshop. NYU, March 11.

2018

Answering negative questions in American Sign Language [1st author, with Kate Henninger and Kathryn Davidson]. Talk at RALFe 2018. Université Paris 8 / CNRS, December 6-7.

On embedded question-answer pairs. Invited talk at SynSem Seminar, LLING UMR 6310 CNRS/Université de Nantes, December 4.

Answering negative questions in American Sign Language [1st author, with Kate Henninger and Kathryn Davidson]. Talk at NELS 49. Cornell University, October 5-7.