Research

Publications

 

to appear

Lyn Tieu, —, Philippe Schlenker and Emmanuel Chemla. Co-speech gesture projection: Evidence from truth-value judgment and picture selection tasks. Under revision for Glossa. [link]

 

2016

A conservative theory of gradable modality. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26. [link]

 

submitted

A lot of hatred and a ton of desire: Intensity in the mereology of mental states. [link]

 

in prep

On the mereology of attitudes and their objects.

Lyn Tieu, —, Philippe Schlenker and Emmanuel Chemla. Co-speech gesture projection: Evidence from inferential judgments. [link]

Thomas Graf and —. Cyclic QR and embedded clause type: A computational perspective.


Presentations

 

2018

Intensity of desire is monotonic. Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2018 Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT.

 

2017

Co-speech gestures: Experimental evidence for projection and local accommodation [with Lyn Tieu, Philippe Schlenker, and Emmanuel Chemla]. SALT 27, University of Maryland.

Want comparatives and the natural language metaphysics of desire. MIT Syntax-Semantics Reading Group (LFRG). [extended handout]

Experimental evidence for a cosuppositional analysis of gestural inferences [with Lyn Tieu, Philippe Schlenker, and Emmanuel Chemla]. Workshop on Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Presuppositions, University of Genoa.

 

2016

Wanting what’s important to us. UMass Semantics Workshop. [handout]

Co-speech music and co-speech gesture. Workshop on Music and Movement, NYU.

A conservative theory of gradable modality. SALT 26 poster session, UT Austin. [poster]

The illusory scope of French epistemics. Penn Linguistics Conference 40 poster session, UPenn. [poster]

 

2015

Modal comparatives and (in)commensurability. Workshop on Modality Across Categories, Pompeu Fabra University. [slides]

Gradable modality: Putting degrees in the ordering source. NYU Semantics Reading Group.

 

2013

Counterfactuals and salience. SUNY-Yale-NYU-CUNY (SYNC) Mini-Conference 15, Yale University.

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