papers and handouts (current of jan2016)

  • 2016. Imprecision is pragmatic: Evidence from referential processing. to appear in Proceedings of SALT 26. (with Ming Xiang, Chris Kennedy) [abstract]
  • 2016. Vagueness and the derivation of structural implicatures. submitted for publication. (with Alexandre Cremers, Jacopo Romoli, Nicole Gotzner) [draft]
  • 2016. Context and world knowledge in gradable adjective interpretation. 2016 LSA Annual Meeting. (with Ming Xiang, Chris Kennedy) [slides]
  • 2014. Restrictive versus non-restrictive composition: An MEG study. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience. (with Miriam Lauter, Masha Westerlund, Liina Pylkkanen) [paper]
  • 2014. The semantics of modification: Adjectives, nouns, and order. NYU dissertation, directed by Chris Barker. [pdf]
  • 2014. Pronominal F-markers in Basa'a. Proceedings of NELS 43. (with Radek Simik and Marta Wierzba) [paper]
  • 2011. Nonrestrictive adjectives and the theory of scalar implicature. [handout] and [poster] from GLOW 35.
  • 2012. Modality and future reference in Masalit. Selected Proceedings of ACAL 42,221-230. [paper]
  • 2011. English proximal/distal non-deictic demonstratives align with hearer-new/hearer-old information status. Snippets 23:9-10. [paper]
  • 2011. Focus constructions in Masalit. Syntax qualifying paper, New York University. [paper]