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Dissertation
2021
The event structure of attitudes
UMass Amherst
Please reference this version.

Recent and upcoming
2021
Question embedding, neg-raising, and lexical aspect
[slides]
MECORE kickoff workshop, Oct. 21-23, online

Papers
2020
Should I move for focus or for contrastive topic?
[paper (email me for a copy)]
Commentary on Kamali and Krifka (2020), Focus and Contrastive Topic in Questions and Answers, with particular reference to Turkish
Theoretical Linguistics

2019
Fourth Workshop on Turkic and languages in contact with Turkic (Tu+4), Feb. 16-17
Potential answer readings expected, missing
[abstract, handout, paper]

2018
North East Linguistic Society 49, Oct. 5-7
Complementizers in Laz are attitude sensitive
with Ömer Demirok (first author) and Balkız Öztürk
[poster, paper]

West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 36
with Emar Maier and Travis Major
Communicative reception reports as hear-say: Evidence from indexical shift in Turkish
[abstract, handout, paper]

Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics 10 (2014)
Not all possessors in Turkish are anti-subject oriented
[WAFL 10 poster, paper]

2017
Semantics and Linguistic Theory 27
Attitude reports with and without true belief
[abstract, handout, paper]

The Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages 3
with Rodica Ivan
The Somali Microscope: Personal Pronouns, Determiners and Possession
[paper]

Sinn und Bedeutung 21
with Rodica Ivan
The temporal presuppositions of Somali definite determiners
[paper]

2016
ESSLLI Student Session
Knowledge reports without truth
[abstract, paper]

Berkeley Linguistics Society 42
first author: Kristine Yu
The absolutive particle ia in Samoan
[paper]

Book chapter
2017
Quantifiers in Turkish
[prepublication draft]
in Handbook of Quantifiers in Natural Language: Volume II
Eds. Denis Paperno and Edward Keenan

Manuscripts
2017
Knowledge reports with and without true belief
(and other explorations in Turkish clausal embedding)
[First generals paper]

2015
Move to mI, but only if you can
[WAFL 11 handout, paper]

2012
When I is not me: A preliminary case study of shifted indexicals in Turkish
[paper]

Posters
2018
Semantics and Linguistic Theory 28
A prosodic factivity alternation explained by clause movement
[abstract, poster]

Annual Conference on African Linguistics 49
Graded nominal tense in Kipsigis
with Maria Kouneli
[poster]

2017
Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics 13
Knowledge reports with(out) true belief
[poster]

2016
Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics 12
*Say what? A Turkish word order restriction explained by prosody
[poster]

Handouts/slides
2020
Biliefs
Rutgers colloquium, Feb. 7 2020
[handout]

Embedded clauses in Turkish: Both argumenthood and modification are paths to composition
LSA 2020, Jan. 2-5 2020, New Orleans
[handout, abstract]

2019
Embedded clauses in Turkish: Different paths to composition
Relativization, Nominalization, Complementation workshop, Jun. 19-20
University of Toronto
[handout]

2018
Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody 4, Oct. 11-13
Describing and accounting for a 'prosodic factivity alternation' in Turkish
[watch]

Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics 14, Oct. 19-21
Unselected Questions
[handout]

Penn Linguistics Conference 42, Mar. 23-25
Quantifier raising derives factivity and its prosody
[handout]

2017
Tu+3, Nov. 19
Factivity and prosody in Turkish attitude reports
[handout]

MIT Ling Lunch, Oct. 26
Factivity and prosody in Turkish attitude reports
[handout]

2016
Phonology in New England, NYU What can't you move to the right in Turkish, and why
[PhoNE 2016 handout]

2015
Phonology in New England, Yale A parallel OT analysis of Turkish prestressing suffixes
[PhoNE 2015 handout]