Talks and Presentations


2016

TInCAP - Ein interdisziplinäres Korpus zu Ambiguitätsphänomenen (mit W. Wagner, L. Ebert, G. Schole, P. Gietz, S. Winkler) Poster Präsentation, 9. März 2016, Leipzig, DhD 2016, Jahrestagung der Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum

Modeling Information Structure as an interface phenomenon: The case of clefts. Poster Präsentation, PINS, 22.März 2016, Stuttgart

Ambiguität vs. Vagheit am Beispiel von gut: ein guter Wein vs. eine gute Prise Salz. Habilitationsvortrag. 20. Januar 2016, Universität Tübingen.

2015

Evading agreement: a new perspective on low nominative agreement in Icelandic. (with Caroline Heycock) NELS 46, 16. Oktober 2015, Montreal

Competing targets for agreement: New findings from copular clauses in Germanic
(with Caroline Heycock)
Agreement Across Borders, June 15, Zadar

Exhaustivity in it-Clefts
OS New Research in Semantics, June 9, Tübingen

Modeling Information Structure as an Interface Phenomenon: The Case of Clefts
Division of Labor Conference, January 23, Tübingen


2014

Agreement in Copula Clauses: Evidence for a dual mechanism of agreement
(with Caroline Heycock)
GLOW Conference 2014, April 4, 2014, Brussels

Agree in copula-support: Evidence from Hungarian
(with Veronika Hegedüs & Balázs Surányi)
SinFonIJA VII, 26. September, Graz.

Focus and Prosody in Nominal Copula Clauses in English
Linguistic Evidence 2014, 13.-15. Februar 2014, Tübingen

Focus and Predication
Eingeladener Vortrag SFB 732, January 7 2014, Stuttgart


2013

Focus and Predication: the case of it-clefts
Focus and Comparative Syntax, 15-17. Dezember 2013, Tübingen

On copula drop in Hungarian
(with Veronika Hegedüs & Balázs Surányi)
International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian, August 29, 2013, Piliscsaba

The Focus Structure of it-Clefts.
January 8, 2013, OS New Research in Semantics, Tübingen University

2012

On the limits of non-parallelism in ATB-movement. Experimental evidence for strict identity
(with Andreas Konietzko & Martin Salzmann)
February 9, 2012,Linguistic Evidence 2012, Tübingen University
November 3, 2012, Workshop on the Syntax and the Semantics of Sharing, Université de Nantes

Focus and predication in specificational copula constructions
March 7, DGFS, Universität Frankfurt

(Non)Restrictivity in It-cleft sentences (invited talk)
March 19-20 Semantic and Pragmatic Properties of (Non-)Restrictivity, Universität Stuttgart

Focus and predication in German specificational copula clauses
May 18, 2012, GGS 38, Freiburg University

Apparent Exceptions to the Definiteness Effect in English
June 1, ACED 2012, Bucharest University


2011

Focus, Predication and Specification: the Case of It-clefts
Invited Talk: CRISSP Seminar, November 28 2011, Brussels University.

Pseudoclefts in Hungarian and German
(with Veronika Hegedüs & Balcázs Surányi)
International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian, August 27, 2011, Lund University

Wh-Extraction in English it-cleft sentences
(Post-)Doktoranden Kolloquium, March 25, 2011, University of Tübingen.


2010

Locative inversion in English: implications of a rating study
(with Sara Holler)
Linguistic Evidence 2010: Empirical, theoretical and computational perspectives. February 11-13 2010, University of Tübingen.

Cleft-Sentences: Extraction, focus and predication
Focus, Contrast and Givenness in Interaction with Extraction and Deletion. March 26-27, 2010, University of Tübingen


2009

Predication in English Existentials
2nd Budapest Generative Syntax Workshop, Friday, June 19, 2009, Budapest.

English Existential 'there' and Predication.
eingeladener Vortrag, Syntax-Kolloquium, Universität Konstanz, July 14, Konstanz.
eingeladener Vortrag, Annual Conference of the Faculty of Language and Literature, October 31, Bukarest
eingeladener Vortrag, Syntax Seminar, University of Novi Sad, December 16, Novi Sad.

Copula Sentences and Focus in Hungarian
(with Veronika Hegedüs)
Workshop ”Syntactic Constructions, Focus and Meaning”, Friday, July 24, 2009, Tübingen.

Equation is predication: evidence from Hungarian.
(with Veronika Hegedüs)
International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian, September 1, 2009, Debrecen.

Equation is predication: evidence from Hungarian.
(with Veronika Hegedüs)
LAGB Meeting, September 8, 2009, Edinburgh.

Ambiguity in copular clauses in Hungarian and English
(with Veronika Hegedüs)
Roundtable: Analyzing Ambiguity - Linguistic Perspectives, November 7, Tübingen.


2008

Is German da an expletive?
Kolloquium, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Tübingen, Mai 2008.

2007

Expletives in Existentials: English there-BE structures.
MUST lectures (invited talk), Utrecht University, December 18, 2007.

Case Alternations in Serbian Existentials.
(with N. Milicevic)
FDSL 7, Leipzig December 2, 2007.

English there-BE vs. there-V structures.
Oberseminar Talk, Tübingen University, November 12, 2007.

Expletives in Existentials: English there-BE structures.
Oberseminar Talk, Tübingen University, November 5, 2007.

There emerges a solution: There-V Structures, Locative Inversion and HNPS.
Linguistics Fest, Tübingen University, July 4, 2007.

Expletiva und Existenzsätze.
GGS 25, Universität Konstanz, Mai 2007.

The Syntax of Existential Sentences in Serbian.
(with N. Milicevic)
FASL 16, University of Stony Brook, Stony Brook. Mai 2007.

(Non-) Expletive 'da'.
TIN-dag 2007, Utrecht University. Februar 2007.


2006

Wh-movement with there: experimental evidence.
Poster presented at the Linguistic Evidence Conference in Tübingen, February 2006.

Experiencers with (Un)willingness: Volitionally Raising German Modals
(with Remus Gergel)
21st Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, UC Santa Cruz, April 2006.

2005

Well, there’s the list reading
SAM 2 (Syntax AIO Meeting), Utrecht University, November 2.

The English There-Construction.
Oberseminar, Tübingen University, Mai 2005.

Why There is(n’t) Wh-movement in There-constructions
TIN-dag 2005, Utrecht University, January 29.


2004

Complementizer Drop in Hungarian and English
3rd NWO-OTKA Project Meeting, University of Leiden, December 2004.

What is there to be said about there: Wh-movement in there-constructions.
Kolloquium, SFB 441 B13, Tübingen November 2004.

What is there to say about there: Wh-movement in there-constructions.
SAM 1 (Syntax AIO Meeting) Leiden University, November 2004.

Bridge over Subordinated Waters: Hungarian ‘hogy’ and English ‘that’ in Comparison.
Staff Seminar, Models of Grammar, Tilburg University, September 2004.

Old Wine in New Bottles: An(other) Analysis of Case and Agreement in Expletive Constructions.
Kolloquium, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Tübingen, July 2004.

Experiencer with (Un)willigness: Movement into Theta-Positions?
(with Remus Gergel)
TIN-dag 2004, Utrecht, 7.02.2004.

Observations on Theta Roles and Volitional Modality.
(with Remus Gergel)
SFB 441/ B3 Workshop on Modal Verbs and Modality, Tübingen 25.03.04.

2003

Levels of Representation in Syntactic Theory: Investigation D-structure from a Derivational and Representational Perspective
Tilburg University, 10.02.2003.

Derivation vs Representation: Evidence from Long Head Movement
Kolloquium, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Tübingen, June 2003.