Recent talks

If you’re interested in a handout for a recent talk that’s not available for download, please feel free to contact me.

UPCOMING:

November 2017. “Sequence of Perfect in Appalachian English,” syntax seminar lecture (seminar instructor, Tricia Irwin). Swarthmore College.

March 29, 2018. Colloquium to be given at University of Pennsylvania Department of Lingusitics. Title TBA.

 

RECENT PAST:

October 2017: “Introducing Linguistics through hands-on research,” Invited talk given at the Latin and Linguistics Workshop, October 13-14, 2017, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

September 2017: “to-perfects in Appalachian English,” Invited talk given at the 32nd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW32), Trondheim, Norway.

January 2017: “Infinitival perfects in Appalachian English: modals vs. infinitival to,” poster (presentation given by Greg Johnson) at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (work in collaboration with B. Santorini & G. Johnson).

December 2016: “Some notes on infinitival perfects in Appalachian English,” Keynote given at SYNC2016 (work in collaboration with B. Santorini & G. Johnson).

November 2016: “Infinitival perfects in Appalachian English: modals vs. infinitival to,” talk given at the 45th New Ways of Analyzing Variation Conference (NWAV45), Vancouver, BC (work in collaboration with B. Santorini & G. Johnson).

March 2016: “Parsed corpora of vernacular speech: challenges and prospects for the study of syntax” invited talk given at the Workshop on Dealing with Bad Data in Linguistic Theory, Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (work in collaboration with A. Kroch & B. Santorini).

June 2015 / November 2015 “Some notes on Italian Dialects,” invited outreach talk given at the Order Sons of Italy in America, Fr. Vincent Capodanno Lodge #2251, Staten Island, NY, and at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Staten Island, NY.

May 2015 “Variation in Appalachian non-present verb forms,” talk given at the Second Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation (FWAV2) Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland (co-authored with F. Blanchette & T. O’Neill, and Steven Arriaga).