A graduate seminar on morphological topics.
An introduction to formal semantics at the graduate level (stream 1); a proseminar on comparatives for more advanced students (stream 2).
This is an introductory course in formal semantics for undergraduates.
An introduction to generative grammar in the tradition of Chomsky and formal semantics in the tradition of Montague and Davidson.
An introduction to formal semantics at the graduate level.
A graduate seminar on semantic variation and crosslinguistic formal semantics, with emphases on definiteness, countability and modality.
This is an introductory course in formal semantics for both undergraduates and graduate students.
A graduate seminar investigating and comparing syntactic and semantic variation, with particular emphasis on nouns and their projections. (This course and those listed below were taught at UC Santa Cruz.)
This is an introductory course in syntax designed for UCSC students majoring in Language Studies. It explores major syntactic structures of English and selected other languages.
This is the first course in the UCSC graduate syntax sequence.
This is a research-practicum style course for graduate students, focusing on the methodologies used in research on under-studied languages within the generative paradigm.
This course is an upper-division undergraduate elective on native languages in a broad linguistic perspective.
This is the first course in the UCSC undergraduate syntax sequence. This instance was co-taught with Jim McCloskey.
This is the second course in the UCSC graduate syntax sequence.
This is the first course in the undergraduate syntax sequence. This instance was co-taught with Jorge Hankamer.
A graduate proseminar covering the phenomena of binding and the history and current state of binding theory.
A graduate seminar covering selected topics in the syntax and semantics of possessive constructions cross-linguistically.
This is the second course in the graduate syntax sequence.
This seminar was co-taught with Gennaro Chierchia, and covered syntax and semantics of nouns and their functional projections. (This course and all below were taught at Harvard.)
An introductory semantics course for graduate students.
The second course in the Harvard graduate semantics series.
A graduate seminar focusing on the starting place for cross-linguistic work: how do we identify equivalence classes of phenomena across languages?
The second course in the Harvard graduate syntax series.
A graduate seminar focusing on pros and cons of decompositional approaches to verb meaning and argument structure.