Papers 

{ 2018 }

The athlete tore a muscle: English locative subjects in the extra argument construction. Paper submitted to Proceedings of the 12th TbiLLC Symposium. FoLLI Lectures Notes in Computer Science. Springer. [Draft]

Polysemous posture in English: A case study of non-literal meaning. Paper submitted to Proceedings of Approaches to Coercion and Polysemy. Oslo Studies in Language. [Draft]


Presentations  (Blind peer-reviewed submissions are highlighted.)

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{ 2018 }

Walking along the path of grammaticalisation: The case of Dutch and Afrikaans periphrastic progressives. Talk with Cora Pots (KU Leuven) at Research Techniques and Approaches: New Journeys in Linguistics (RTANJ 2). Rtanj Mountains, Serbia. 20-23 September 2018.

On the social meaning of stereotypes: A comparison in the realm of expressives. Talk with Elena Castroviejo (IkerBasque, UPV/EHU) and Agustín Vicente (IkerBasque, UPV/EHU) at Workshop on Sociolinguistic, Psycholinguistic and Formal Perspectives on Meaning (SPF 2018). Paris, France. 02-03 July 2018.

English posture verbs & evaluative content: The influence of aspect vs. experiential associations. Colloquium talk at CRISSP. Brussels, Belgium. 21 June 2018.

Progressive evaluations: Comparing Dutch and Afrikaans verb clusters
. Talk (speed talk; second alternate for main session) with Cora Pots (KU Leuven) at CamCos 7. Cambridge, England. 10-12 May 2018.

Polysemous posture in English. Talk at the HiTT-LOGOS Workshop  on Language and Mind. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. 15-16 March 2018.

Scalar evaluativity and other secondary meaning types in argument alternations. Talk (based on joint work with Daniel Hole, U. Stuttgart) at Evaluative meanings: Theoretical and computational perspectives. Workshop at DGfS 2018. Stuttgart, Germany. 07-09 March 2018.

Ethnic terms used as insults. Poster with Elena Castroviejo (IkerBasque, UPV/EHU) and Agustín Vicente (IkerBasque, UPV/EHU) at 19th Szklarska Poreba Workshop. Szklarska Poreba, Poland. 23-26 February 2018.

{ 2017 }

Locative subjects and their semantic constraints in an English change-of-state construction. Talk at Event Semantics Workshop. Universität zu Köln, Germany. 25-26 November 2017.

Polysemy of an English posture verb: A case study of non-literal meaning. Talk at Approaches to coercion and polysemy. University of Oslo, Norway. 20-21 November 2017. 

Extra Arguments in English. Talk at SigGram annual meeting. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. 05-06 October 2017.

Secondary meaning in argument alternations. Talk with Daniel Hole (Stuttgart) at Transmodal perspectives on secondary meaning. Workshop at TbiLLC 2017. Lagodekhi, Georgia. 20 September, 2017.

Exploring the multi-dimensional meaning of extra arguments in English. Talk at Twelfth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation. Lagodekhi, Georgia. 18–22 September, 2017. 

Extra Arguments in English: A multi-dimensional perspective. Talk at 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. Zurich, Switzerland. 10–13 September 2017.  

Extra Arguments in English. Colloquium talk at Universität Wien. Vienna, Austria. 11 May 2017. 

Motion verbs in Progress: a cross-linguistic study of expressive meaning. Talk with Cora Pots (KU Leuven) at 18th Szklarska Poreba Workshop. Szklarska Poreba, Poland. 06 March 2017. 

{ 2016 }

Sitting and Waiting: an idle meaning of an English posture verb. Accepted talk at Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics 2016. 

Sitting and Waiting: idle meanings of an English posture verb. 
                    Talk at HSE Semantics & Pragmatics Workshop. Moscow, Russia. 30 September 2016. 
                    Talk at Meaning, Optimization and Interaction Workshop; Satellite workshop of New Ideas in Semantic Modelling. Paris, France. 09 September 2016. 
                    Talk at 17th Szklarska Poreba Workshop. Szklarska Poreba, Poland. 05 March 2016.