Handouts of Recent Presentations
- Detecting Grammatical Properties in Usage Data. Plenary address to the 39th Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft,
Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, March 2017.
- Evidence for OV Word Order in Older French, Icelandic and Yiddish. FWAV3 CUNY, New York, May 2016.
- On the word order of Early Old French. SinFonIJA 7, Graz, Austria, September 2014.
- Evidence for "underlying" XV word order in Early Old French. DiGS 16, Budapest, July 2014.
- Studying the diffusion of syntactic changes in historical corpora. Symposium on Historical Syntax, Boston, February 2013.
- The evolution of word order frequencies in medieval English and French. Historical Corpora 2012, Frankfurt-am-Main, December 2012.
- Comparative clause structure of English and French. DiGS 14, Lisbon, July 2012.
- Comparing the evolution of V2 in English and French. University of Pennsylvania Linguistics Department, Thursday Thoughts Series, February 2011.
- Prosody, topicalization and verb-second: How they interact in the history of English and French.The Fourth Workshop on Prosody, Syntax, and Information Structure (WPSI4), University of Delaware, September 2010.
- Using parsed corpora to compare the evolution of word order in English and French. Conference on Corpus Analysis and Diachronic Linguistics, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan, March 2010.
- Independence and Interaction in Syntactic Change. PhilSoc Workshop on corpus-based advances in historical linguistics, University of York, UK, November 2009.
- Was Old English a verb-second language? University of York, UK, November 2009.
- Case studies in quantitative historical syntax. ROSAE, Salvador, Brazil, July 2009.
- The comparative evolution of word order in French and English. DIGS 11, Campinas, Brazil, July 2009.
- Grammars and populations. Penn Linguistics Colloquium 33, University of Pennsylvania, March 2009.
- Statistical independence in syntactic change. Stanford University, January 2009.