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November 22, 2019: “What-marked yes-no questions in New York City English,” talk to be given at the Non-canonical questions in French, German, and beyond conference, Konstanz, Germany, November 21-22 (co-authored with Jason Bishop)
January 3, 2020: “Syntactic Observations of Appalachian English,” talk to be given at the memorial session for Michael B. Montgomery, Annual Meeting of the American Dialect Society, New Orleans, LA
January 3, 2020: “Introducing Linguistics Through Hands-on Research,” talk to be given in the Teaching Large General Linguistics Classes session, Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
January 4, 2020: “Parsed corpora of vernacular speech: challenges and prospects for the study of syntactic variation,” talk to be given in the Accessing English Dialect Syntax session, Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
April 9, 2020: Keynote address to be given at the 50th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages
October 24, 2019: “From Italian to Italian American: Linguistic research, cultural heritage, community outreach,” invited talk given at Stony Brook University, Center for Italian Studies
June 21, 2019: “Initiative in a Long Island High School: Success and Challenges,” invited talk given at ILLC 2019 (NSF REU Site Intersection of Linguistics, Language, and Culture), at Long Island University, Brooklyn
April 14, 2019: “Audio-Aligned and Parsed Corpus of Appalachian English: Design and Use,” Workshop for undergraduates, given at the Great Lakes Exposition for Experimental and Formal Undergraduate Linguistics (GLEEFUL), Michigan State University
April 23, 2019: “How Italian is Your English? Unmasking the hidden influence of Italian dialects on American speech,” invited talk given at the Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University
March 30, 2019: Opening Remarks, Workshop on Antisymmetry and Comparative Syntax (RichieFest), New York University
March 22-23, 2019: “Notes on (non-standard) Germanic infinitival perfects,” Keynote at Edisyn (European Dialect Syntax) in Glasgow (European Dialect Syntax Network)
October 18, 2018: Methodological and Pedagogical Issues for Undergraduate Researchers in Large Corpus Projects, NWAV47 Workshop
March 29, 2018. “to-perfects in Appalachian English,” colloquium given in the Speaker Series at University of Pennsylvania Department of Linguistics.
February 21, 2018. “Infinitival perfects with and without [ə(v)] in Appalachian English,” Brown Bag talk, Department of Linguistics, Stony Brook University.
January 26, 2018 “Infinitival perfects with and without [ə(v)] in Appalachian English” invited talk given at Penn State University, Center for Language Science, Distinguished Speaker Series.
January 25, 2018 “The Audio-Aligned and Parsed Corpus of Appalachian English: Design and Use,” seminar lecture (seminar instructor, Carrie Jackson), given at Penn State University.
January 14, 2018 “Linguistics: The Science of Human Language,” presentation given to middle and high and high school students at the NACLO training session, Institute for Advanced Computational Science, Stony Brook University
November 2017. “Sequence of Perfect in Appalachian English,” syntax seminar lecture (seminar instructor, Tricia Irwin). Swarthmore College.
September 2017: “to-perfects in Appalachian English,” Keynote 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 #212 (formerly #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).