Papers and Manuscripts

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submitted Against licensing in Sequence of Tense (squib).
(submitted to Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique, October 2019)
revising Verbal Inflection in Distributed Morphology.
(chapter to appear in Oxford Handbook of Distributed Morphology, eds. Artemis Alexiadou, Heidi Harley, and Ruth Kramer)
2021 with Elizabeth Cowper, Daniel Currie Hall, Rebecca Tollan, and Neil Banerjee. Investigating the past of the futurate present. Syntactic Features and the Limits of Syntactic Change. Oxford University Press.
2019 with Elizabeth Cowper, Daniel Currie Hall, and Andrew Peters. Person and deixis in Heiltsuk pronouns. Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique. 64(4): 574–591. DOI: 10.1017/cnj.2019.13
[at CJL] [accepted version]
2019 with Elizabeth Cowper, Daniel Currie Hall, and Neil Banerjee. Illusions of transitive expletives in Middle English. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics. 22(3): 211–246. DOI: 10.1007/s10828-019-09110-z
[at JCGL]
2019 with Hedde Zeijlstra. Checking up on (φ)Agree. Linguistic Inquiry. 50.3: 527—569. DOI: 10.1162/ling_a_00319
[at LI]
2018 with Sali A. Tagliamonte. What can can and can't do. Proceedings of NELS 48. 87—96. GLSA.
2018 Syntactic Structures and Morphology. Syntactic Structures 60 years on. Eds. N. Hornstein, H. Lasnik, P. Patel-Grosz, and C. Yang. 14pp. De Gruyter Mouton.
2018 with Peter Jurgec. Indexation to stems and words.. Phonology. 35(4): 577–615. DOI: 10.1017/S0952675718000210
[at Phonology]
2018 Ergative as perfective oblique. Syntax. 21.4: 321—361. DOI:
[at Syntax]
2017 Singular they and the syntactic representation of gender in English. Glossa. 2.1: 80. DOI: 10.5334/gjgl.374
[at Glossa (open access)]
2017 with Claire Halpert. In an imperfect world: deriving the typology of counterfactual marking. Modality Across Syntactic Categories. Oxford University Press.
[pre-review manuscript]
2017 How to do things with verbs. A Pesky Set: Papers for David Pesetsky. Eds. C. Halpert, H. Kotek, and C. van Urk. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 80: 10pp. MITWLPL.
2016 with Elizabeth Cowper. Possession and necessity: from individuals to worlds. Lingua. Special Issue: Understanding Possession. 182: 30—48. DOI: 10.1016/j.lingua.201602.002
[on lingbuzz (final version)]
2016 Go get, come see: motion verbs, morphological restrictions, and syncretism. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory. 34.1: 53—91. DOI: 10.1007/s11049-015-9301-0
[at NLLT] [pre-publication pdf]
2016 with Ewan Dunbar. Finite-state phonology predicts a typological gap in cyclic stress assignment. Linguistic Inquiry. 47.2: 351—363. DOI: 10.1162/LING_a_00214
[at LI] [pre-publication pdf]
2016 Building Imperfect Counterfactuals.
(Ms. Queen's University. Paper presented at the 2016 Kalamazoo workshop on aspect and modality)
2015 with Elizabeth Cowper, Daniel Currie Hall, Rebecca Tollan, and Neil Banerjee. There's no future in Old English. 2015 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l'ACL 2015.
[pdf] [full online proceedings]
2015 with Elizabeth Cowper. Where there is, and why. 2015 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l'ACL 2015.
[pdf] [full online proceedings]
2014 with Elizabeth Cowper. English modal have. In 2014 CLA Conference Proceedings/Actes du Congrès de l'ACL 2014.
[pdf] [full online proceedings]
2014 Accounting for unexpected subject gaps in TP coordination.. The Linguistic Review. 487–513. DOI: 10.1515/tlr-2014-0011
[at TLR] [pre-publication pdf]
2013 The Syntax of Syncretism. Proceedings of NELS 40. 1: 71—84. GLSA Publications: UMass.
2013 A syntactic answer to a pragmatic puzzle: The case of asymmetric and. Syntax and Its Limits. 391—408. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.001.0001
[pre-publication pdf]
2013 with Elizabeth Cowper. Inflectional shells and the syntax of causative \textit{have}. Proceedings of the 2013 annual conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association..
[full online proceedings] [pdf]
2013 with Claire Halpert. In search of (im)perfection: the illusion of counterfactual aspect. Proceedings of NELS 42. GLSA, University of Massachusetts.
2013 Auxiliaries. Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics. Oxford University Press.
[available online]
2012 A syntactic correlate of a semantic asymmetry. Proceedings of NELS 41. 99—112. GLSA Publications: UMass.
2011 The Crosslinguistic Defaultness of \textit{be}. Proceedings of WCCFL 29: Papers from the Poster Session. Coyote Working Papers in Linguistics
2011 BE-ing Default: the Morphosyntax of Auxiliaries. PhD thesis, MIT.
[DSpace@MIT] [on lingbuzz]
2010 Morphology and stress in Nez Perce verbs. Proceedings of the Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas 15. UBCWPL 29.
2009 Go get, come see. Proceedings of NWLC 2009. UBCWPL 25.
2002 Shuswap double reduplication and input-reduplicant faithfulness. McGill Working Papers in Linguistics.