Selected Papers

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2017. (with María Luisa Rivero and Andrés Salanova). Aspect and tense in evidentials. Forthcoming in Arregui et al. (eds), Modality across syntactic categories, Oxford University Press.

2016. Counterfactuals: if kangaroos had no tails….. In Matthewson et al. (eds.), The companion to semantics. Oxford: Wiley. (submitted)

2016.(with María Biezma). Discourse-rationality and the counterfactually implicature in back-tracking conditionals. Bade et al. (ads). Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20. 91-107.

2016. (with María Luisa Rivero and Nikolay Slavkov). Grammaticalizing the size of situations: the case of Bulgarian. In Kim et al. (ads), Proceedings of the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. 329-338.

2014. (with María Luisa Rivero and Andrés Salanova). Cross-linguistic variation in imperfectivity. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 32(2): 307-362.

2014. Aspectual operators across languages: a commentary on the paper by Daniel Altshuler. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 32(3): 778-789.

2012. (with María Luisa Rivero). Building involuntary states in Slavic.In V. Demonte and L. MacNally (eds) Telicity and change of state in natural language. Oxford University Press, 300-332.

2011. Counterfactual-style revisions and the semantics of deontic modals.. Journal of Semantics 28(2): 171-201.

2010. Detaching if-clauses from ‘should’.Natural Language Semantics 18(3): 2410293.

2010. (with María Luisa Rivero and Ewelina Frackowiak). Variation in circumstantial modality. Linguistic Inquiry 41(4): 701-714.

2009. On similarity in counterfactuals.Linguistics and Philosophy 32(3): 245-278.

2008. Examining Domain-Widening. Revised version of “Some remarks on domain widening”, in N. Abner and J. Bishop (eds.), Proceedings of the 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Sommerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

2007. When aspect matters: the case of ‘would’ conditionals.Natural Language Semantics (15):3, 2210264.

2007. Being ‘me’, being ‘you’: pronoun puzzles in modal contexts.. In E. Puig Walmuller (ed.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 12, Oslo.

2006. ‘Cualquier’. exception phrases, and negation. In J. Doetjes and P. Gonzalez (eds.), Romance Language and Linguistic Theory 2004, Benjamins, Amsterdam. 1-22.

2006. (With Charles Clifton Jr. , Lyn Frazier and Keir Moulton). Processing elided VPs with flawed antecedents: the recycling hypothesis. Journal of Memory and Language 55: 232-246.

2005.  Layering modalities. NLLT-finalR layering-modalities. Ms. Presented it the Symposium “Language under uncertainty”, Kyoto University, 2005.

2005.  On the accessibility of possible worlds: the role of tense and aspect. (PhD dissertation)

 Other work

(2003). A study of the semantic predictions of quantificational NPs. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Occasional Papers 27: On semantic processing. (ed. Alonso-Ovalle), GLSA Publications, 27-52.

(2001) with Lisa Matthewson.  A cross-linguistic perspective on the expression of manner. Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 11 (eds. Hasting, Jackson & Zvolensky), Ithaca, CLC Publications.

(2001). Avoid-F in ACD. Proceedings of NELS 31 (eds. Kim & Strauss), GLSA Publications.

(1998) with Kiyomi Kusumoto. Tense in temporal adjunct clauses. Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 8 (eds. Strolovitch & Lawson). Ithaca, CLC Publications.