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2015 Subordination, definiteness and backgrounding in Karuk. Workshop on American Indian Languages. UC Santa Barbara, May 7 2015. With Andrew Garrett. [handout]
Documenting, analyzing, and teaching the grammar of direction in Karuk. 4th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), February 26-March 1, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. With Andrew Garrett.
Punctuation is prosody: making historic transcriptions of Karuk accessible for revitalization and research. 4th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), February 26-March 1, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. With Clare Sandy.
Exploring Karuk morphology in a parsed text corpus. Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), January 8-11, Portland.
2014 What goes postverbal in a verb-final language? On the interplay of prosody, information structure, and word order in Karuk. UC Santa Cruz Syntax Circle, October 24 [handout]
Clausal complements to N in Danish, Workshop on the North Germanic Noun Phrase, Universitet i Tromsø, May 22. [handout]
Degrees of word order freedom in Karuk, University of Arizona, March 31 [handout]
Developing a syntactically parsed corpus of Karuk. With Andrew Garrett, Erik Maier, and Clare Sandy. SSILA, January 3
2013 Developing the Karuk Treebank. With Andrew Garrett, Clare Sandy, Erik Maier, and Patrick Davidson, Fieldwork Forum, UC Berkeley, November 13. [slides]
Degrees of word order freedom in Karuk, Syntax and Semantics Circle, UC Berkeley, September 27. [handout]
Same but different. With Dan Hardt. Copenhagen Business School, August 16.
Going káruk, yúruk, sáruk or máruk? What a native language of California can tell us about its surroundings. With Kayla Carpenter and Clare Sandy. Guest lecture in "The world according to Berkeley" (Letters & Sciences 110), UC Berkeley, Feb 6, 2013.
2012 Some observations on identity, sameness and comparison, Meaning Sciences Club, UC Berkeley, October 16. [handout]
The syntax of information structure: the view from Danish, Stanford, July 12.
Going káruk, yúruk, sáruk or máruk? What a native language of California can tell us about its surroundings. With Kayla Carpenter and Will Chang. Guest lecture in "The world according to Berkeley" (Letters & Sciences 110), UC Berkeley, April 25, 2012.
On Predication and Word Class in Karuk. SMircle, Stanford, April 3. [handout]. Also presented at GAIL (Group in American Indian Languages) in Oakland on April 24 [handout] and at UC Davis on May 16
2011 Er der mange agern eller er agernene mange? Bestemthedsmarkering og sætningsopbygning i Karuk. (Are there many acorns or are the acorns many? Definiteness marking and clause structure in Karuk.) Aarhus University, colloquium, September 28.[handout]
Orphans: composition or construction? Copenhagen Business School, Workshop on ellipsis and anaphora, October 24. [handout]
Verb-second structures: Evidence from Danish VP anaphora. MIT, colloquium, September 16. [handout]
Orphans hosted by VP anaphora. Ellips'Event, Stanford University, April 30. With Dan Hardt and Bjarne Ørsnes. [handout]
Orphans hosted by VP-Anaphora, WCCFL 29, University of Arizona, April 22-24. With Dan Hardt and Bjarne Ørsnes. [handout]
Verb-second structures: Evidence from Danish VP anaphora. UCLA, colloquium, April 15. [handout]
2010 Orphans and the interpretation of anaphora. Copenhagen Business School, December 13. With Dan Hardt and Bjarne Ørsnes. [handout]
Orphans and the interpretation of anaphora. CUSP 3, Stanford University, October 15. With Dan Hardt and Bjarne Ørsnes. [handout]
CP Complements to D. UC Santa Cruz, February 25. With Jorge Hankamer. [handout]
Verb-second structures: Evidence from Danish VP anaphora. UC San Diego, January 25 [handout]
2009 On what comes first in a verb-second language. TREND, Stanford University, May 9 [handout]
You and me or just us? Syntax Circle, UC Berkeley, May 5. With Milla Nizar and Jed Pizarro-Guevara. [handout]
Constraints on anaphor movement. Poster at LSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 9. [abstract | poster | handout].
The structure of definite complex nominals (in Danish). LSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 11. With Jorge Hankamer. [abstract | handout]
2008 Specification under discussion. Linguistics Alumni Conference, UCSC, September 12-13. [handout]
Conditions on fronting. Colloquium, UCSC, April 18 [handout]
Specification under discussion. 34th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 8-10. (Advertised under the title "Coherence and congruence in overinformative answers to polar questions".) [handout]
2007 Same but different: VP anaphors in Danish and English. Sixth Annual SLUgS Symposium, UC Berkeley, November 18 [handout]
Two VP anaphors in Danish. Stanford Syntax Workshop, January 23. [handout]
2006 A puzzle about belief reports (or why Tanya wouldn't say what she believes). Fifth Annual SLUgS Symposium, UC Berkeley, December 3. [handout].
Specificational copular clauses. Colloquium, Kobe Area Circle of Linguistics, Kobe Shoin Women's University, November 22. [handout]
Danish verb phrase anaphora: Deep or surface? Poster session at WECOL 06, California State University, Fresno, October 27-29. With Michael Houser, Ange Strom-Weber and Maziar Toosarvandani. [abstract | poster].
Verb phrase anaphora in a verb second language. Syntax Group, University of Massachusetts Amherst, October 12. [handout]
Gøre support in Danish. 21st Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, UCSC, March 31 - April 2. With Michael Houser, Ange Strom-Weber and Maziar Toosarvandani. [abstract | handout].
Verb phrase anaphora in a verb second language. Linguistics at Santa Cruz, March 4. [abstract  | handout]
Definiteness marking and the structure of Danish partitive constructions. LSA Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, January 8. With Jorge Hankamer [abstract | handout]
Object shift in copular clauses. LSA Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, January 6. [abstract | handout]
2005 Specificational clauses and clefts. 27. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Sprachwissenschaft. Cologne, February 23-25 [abstract | handout]
2004 What's special about specificational clauses--Part II. Syntax Circle, UC Berkeley, November 19. [handout]
What's special about specificational clauses. Third Annual SLUgS Symposium, UC Berkeley, November 14. [handout]
Existentials: from Angst to Harmony. (With David Beaver, Itamar Francez, Ivan Garcia, and Dmitry Levinson.) Stanford Semantics and Pragmatics Workshop, Stanford University, October 21. [abstract]
Specificational clauses at the interfaces. Stanford Syntax Workshop, Stanford University, January 27. [abstract | handout]
Reexamining Higgins' Taxonomy: A split in the Identificational class. LSA Annual Meeting. Boston, January 10. [Abstract in ps format | handout in ps or pdf format]
A puzzle about PPs in Danish definite DPs. LSA Annual Meeting. Boston, January 9. With Jorge Hankamer. [Abstract in ps format | handout in ps or pdf format]
2003 Kopulasætninger og deres subjekter -- bidrag til en formal karakteristik. (Copular clauses and their subjects -- contributions to a formal characterization) Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Aarhus, November 7. [handout]
Kopulasætninger og deres subjekter -- bidrag til en formal karakteristik. (Copular clauses and their subjects -- contributions to a formal characterization) Seminar on formal and computational linguistics, co-organized by the Linguistic Circle at the University of Copenhagen and the CMOL group at the Copenhagen Business School. Copenhagen Business School, November 3. [handout]
Danish names and the Duke of York. Ninth Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC9), University of Buffalo, April 25-27. With Jorge Hankamer. [abstract | handout]
2002 Specificational clauses and semantic types. Existence: Semantics and Syntax. University of Nancy 2, France, September 26-28. [abstract]
Hvem er hvem og hvad er hvad? -- om copula-konstruktioner i dansk. (Who is who and what is what -- on copular constructions in Danish.) Department of Computational Linguistics, Copenhagen Business School, September 23
Specificational copular clauses. Grammatikseminar (colloquium), Department of Nordic Languages, University of Lund, Sweden, September 19
Two types of definite description subjects. 7th ESSLLI student session, 14th European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information. Trento, Italy, August 6. [handout]
Towards an understanding of specificational structures. Stanford Syntax Workshop, Stanford University, April 23.
2001 Ambiguous copula sentences in Danish: evidence against the inversion hypothesis. 32nd Conference of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 32). CUNY Graduate Center and New York University, October 20. [handout]
A morphological account of definite nouns in Danish. Seventh Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference (GLAC7). University of Calgary, Banff, April 22. With Jorge Hankamer. [abstract | handout]
2000 Constraints on definite and indefinite subjects in Danish. Institut für Linguistik/Germanistik, Universität Stuttgart, December 14.
Reanalyzing the definiteness effect: evidence from Danish. Stanford-UCSC Workshop on Optimal Typology, Stanford University December 8.
Expletive subjects in subject relative clauses. 15th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop. University of Groningen, Holland, May 27. [abstract | handout]
Reanalyzing the definiteness effect: evidence from Danish. Workshop on OT Approaches to the Nordic Languages, 18th Scandinavian Conference on Linguistics. University of Lund, Sweden, May 18.
1999 Danish syntactic noun incorporation: a case study in grammatical interfaces. 6th International Conference on HPSG, University of Edinburgh, August 4. With Ash Asudeh.
Schwa assimilation in three Danish dialects. Workshop on Scandinavian Phonology, U.C. Santa Cruz, May 22.
Noun incorporation in Danish. University of Montana at Missoula, March 25.
Definiteness marking in Danish. University of Montana at Missoula, March 24.