Presentations


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

2023

As complex as they appear: Children’s comprehension of conjunctive expressions in Georgian [1st co-author with Cory Bill, with Imke Driemel and Tamar Makharoblidze]. Poster at NELS 53, University of Göttingen, January 12-14.

2022

As complex as they appear: Children’s comprehension of conjunctive expressions in Georgian [1st co-author with Cory Bill, with Imke Driemel and Tamar Makharoblidze]. Poster at AC 23, ILLC, University of Amsterdam, December 19-21.

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.