Research

Recent papers and presentations by lab members:

Gloria Mellesmoen and Marianne Huijsmans. `Types of pluractionality and plurality across domains in ʔayʔaǰuθәm.’ Poster presented at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 29. University of California, Los Angeles, May 17-19, 2019. Poster

Hotze Rullmann, Marianne Huijsmans, Lisa Matthewson, and Neda Todorović. ‘Futurates, Schedules, and Information Structure.’ Given! A workshop to celebrate the life and work of Michael Rochemont. University of British Columbia, December 6, 2018. Slides

Huijsmans, M., & G. Mellesmoen. To appear. How to distribute events: ʔayʔaǰuθəm pluractionals. In Kimberly Johnson and Alex Gobel (eds.), Proceedings of SULA 10. Amherst, Mass.: GLSA.

Huijsmans, M. & V. Birdstone. To appear. What does a neutral demonstrative do?: Niʔas an anaphoric definite in Ktunaxa. In Kimberly Johnson and Alex Gobel (eds.), Proceedings of SULA 10. Amherst, Mass.: GLSA.

Chen, Sihwei, Jozina Vander Klok, Lisa Matthewson and Hotze Rullmann. ‘In Support of Relative Tense: The Existential Past in Atayal and Javanese.’ The Semantics of African, Asian, and Austronesian Languages (TripleA 4). University of Gothenburg, Sweden, June 9-11, 2017. Slides

Lisa Matthewson, Bruno Andreotti, Anne Bertrand, Heather Burge, Sihwei Chen, Joash Gambarage, Erin Guntly, Thomas J. Heins, Marianne Huijsmans, Kalim Kassam, Elise McClay, Daniel Reisinger, Raiane Salles, Michael David Schwan, Jozina Vander Klok and Hotze Rullmann. ‘Developing a ‘Perfect’ Methodology.’ Talk presented at the workshop on the Semantics of Verbal Morphology in Underdescribed Languages. University of Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2-3, 2017. Slides

Bertrand, Anne, Bruno Andreotti, Heather Burge, Sihwei Chen, Joash Gambarage, Erin A. Guntly, Thomas J. Heins, Marianne Huijsmans, Kalim Kassam, Lisa Matthewson, Elise K. McClay, Daniel Reisinger, Hotze Rullmann, Raiane Salles, Michael David Schwan and Jozina Vander Klok. ‘Nobody’s Perfect.’ Talk presented at the workshop on the Semantics of Verbal Morphology in Underdescribed Languages, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2-3, 2017. Slides

Chen, Sihwei, Lisa Matthewson, Hotze Rullmann, and Jozina Vander Klok. ‘Decomposing the ‘Experiential’ Perfect: The View from Atayal and Javanese.’ AFLA 24: The 24th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association. University of Washington, Seattle, April 9, 2017. Slides

Rullmann, Hotze, and Lisa Matthewson. in press. Towards A Theory of Modal-Temporal Interaction. To appear in LanguageRullmann & Matthewson – Modal-Temporal Interaction

Chen, Sihwei, Vera Hohaus, Rebecca Laturnus, Meagan Louie,
Lisa Matthewson, Hotze Rullmann, Ori Simchen, Claire K. Turner, and Jozina Vander Klok 2017. Past possibility cross-linguistically: Evidence from 12 languages. In Ana Arregui, Maria-Luisa Rivero and Andres Salanova (eds.), Modality Across Syntactic Categories, p. 235-287. Oxford: Oxford University Press. chen_etal_past-possibility-cross-linguistically-final-revised-copy_lm

Vander Klok, Jozina and Lisa Matthewson 2015. Distinguishing Already from Perfect Aspect: A Case Study on Javanese Wis. Oceanic Linguistics 54(1):172-205vanderklok_matthewson-proofread1

Matthewson, Lisa, Heidi Quinn and Lynsey Talagi 2015. Inchoativity Meets the Perfect Time Span: The Niuean Perfect. Lingua 168:1-36.