Today I was invited to give a talk at the workshop The Study of Slavic Grammar from Multiple Perspectives to be held at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) at the beginning of September 2015. The workshop is meant to be a part of the ‘10th Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society‘. I am glad to be… Read more »
I’m delighted to announce that my abstract On the origin and the development of infinitival wh-complements in the history of Polish has been accepted for presentation at the conference Slavic Corpus Linguistics: The Historical Dimension to be held at the University of Tromsø (Norway) in April of 2015.
I am glad to announce that my abstract entitled On the Diachronic Status of Infinitival Markers: German vs. Norwegian has been accepted for presentation at the 30th Comparative Germanic Workshop to be held in May 2015 at the University of Chicago. I am indebted to four anonymous reviewers for their extremely interesting comments and questions!
Last week I gave a lecture at the University of Vienna where I met my colleague Werner Abraham. Werner delivered a very interesting talk about modal particles in German and their sensitivity to verum focus. I commented extensively on his talk and we decided to write a joint paper on a similar topic from a contrastive point… Read more »