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2017

September 4, 2017: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 9 (SPE 9), Università di Padova. With Cecilia Poletto, Jacopo Garzonio, Silvia Rossi, Camilla Covazzi, Irene Caloi, Matthieu Segui and Emanuela Sanfelici: 'Classifier-like ontological categories: a view inside quantifiers, wh-items and n-words.'
September 6, 2017: 19th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference (DiGS 19), Stellenbosch University. With Jacopo Garzonio: 'From nec to né: The Interaction of Focus and Negation'. Abstract: [Link]
August 3, 2017: 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 23), University of Texas at San Antonio. Workshop Logical vocabulary and logical change: 'Synchrony and diachrony of a multifunctional particle: Latin nec.' Slides: [Link]; video of presentations:[Link]
July 31, 2017: 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 23), University of Texas at San Antonio. With Marina Benedetti: 'Criteria for subjecthood and non-canonical subjects in Ancient Greek'.
July 5, 2017: 12th Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax-Morphology Meeting (CIDSM), Cambridge University. With Jacopo Garzonio: 'From nec to né: The Interaction of Focus and Negation'.
April 5, 2017: 19th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics (ICLL 19), München, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften. 'The diachronic path of Latin focus-sensitive negation'.
March 14, 2017: 40th Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW 2017), Universiteit Leiden, Workshop Compositionality at the interfaces: 'Correlative negation at the interfaces and in diachrony: syntax, semantics and pragmatics of Latin nec'. Abstract: [Link]
February 16, 2017: 43rd Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG 43), IUSS Pavia. With Jacopo Garzonio: 'From nec to né: The Interaction of Focus and Negation'.

2016

December 8, 2016: Going Romance 2016, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt: Focus-sensitive negation and the Latin seeds of Romance Negative Concord
September 2, 2016: 49th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2016), Workshop 'Notions of 'feature' in linguistic theory: cross-theoretical and cross-linguistic perspectives': Semantic and formal features in negation systems: diachronic implications Slides: [pdf]
July 18, 2016: XXVIII Congresso Internazionale di Linguistica e Filologia Romanza (CILFR), Workshop 'Morfologia e Sintassi': La negazione latina in diacronia. Un approccio parametrico
June 21, 2016: Kolloquium der Romanistik, Universität Hamburg: The role of Focus in the Quantifier Cycle
June 9, 2016: Symposium on Latin and Romance Linguistics (On the Occasion of Laura Migliori's Defence), Universiteit Leiden: The role of Focus in the Quantifier Cycle
June 1, 2016: Mini-Workshop on Negative Quantification, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.: The role of Focus in the Quantifier Cycle
May 17, 2016: Conference 'Latina Didaxis', Università di Genova: Aspetti grammaticali delle traduzioni bibliche e il loro ruolo nella didattica della lingue classiche
April 14, 2016: UFSP SpuR Kolloquium, Universität Zürich, with Klaus von Heusinger: Between definite and indefinite - four uses of demonstratives
April 14, 2016: Seminar 'La Référence', Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Stark, with Klaus von Heusinger: Dereferentialisierung: von indefiniten Pronomen zu Polaritätsausdrücken
March 1, 2016: Corso di Glottologia, Dr. Maria Napoli, Università del Piemonte Orientale: 'La ricostruzione in sintassi: problemi e prospettive'.
February 15, 2016: Conference 'Postclassical Greek: Intersections of Philology and Linguistics', Üniversität Mainz: 'Syntactic factors of the Greek genitive-dative syncretism'.

2015

December 7, 2015: Workshop 'Language acquisition, variation and change: A view from syntax and its interfaces', Universität zu Köln. 'Inversion as Focalization in the Determiner Phrase'.
September 19, 2015: Workshop of the Göttingen Spirit Summer School on Negation, Universität Göttingen: 'From Double Negation to Negative Concord in the history of Latin'. Slides: [pdf]
September 17, 2015: 12th International Conference on Greek Linguistics (ICGL 12), Berlin, Freie Universität, with Nikolaos Lavidas: 'Language contact and typological universals: Cognate noun constructions in the history of Greek'.
July 31, 2015: 22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 22), Napoli, Università Federico II, Workshop 'Patterns and models of semantic change': "The role of emphasis in the Quantifier Cycle". Abstract: [pdf]
June 25, 2015: Wuppertaler Linguistisches Forum, Bergische Universität Wuppertal: “Negative Indefinitpronomina und Satzstruktur“
June 18, 2015: 18th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics (ICLL 18), Université de Toulouse 2 - Le Mirail: "Negation and indefinites in Late Latin"
May 31, 2015: 17th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference (DiGS 17), University of Iceland: "Negation and negative indefinites in the history of Latin". Abstract: [pdf]
May 5, 2015: Seminar 'Sprachgeschichte', Prof. Dr. Cecilia Poletto, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt: "Negative Indefinitpronomina und Satzstruktur in Latein"
February 27, 2015: 41th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG 41), Università per Stranieri di Perugia: "The syntax of Latin negation". Abstract: [pdf]
February 6, 2015: Seminari della Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa: "Indefiniti e negazione nella storia del latino"

2014

November 4, 2014: Kolloquium des Englischen Seminars, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen: "The diachronic interplay of indefinites and negation from Latin to Romance: a first assessment".
July 3, 2014: Workshop 'What happened to Principles and Parameters?', Villa Salmi, Arezzo: "Parametric explorations in the grammar of possession".
June 28, 2014: Workshop RED14 - Indefinites in Discourse Structure, Universität zu Köln: "Indefinites in discourse and diachrony".
April 5, 2014: GLOW 37, Brussels, Semantics Workshop: ‘Understanding Possession’: "Internal and External possession in the diachrony of Greek". Abstract: [pdf]
March 7, 2014: 36. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGFS), Marburg; Workshop Workshop 'Language in Historical Contact situations (LHC): diagnostics for grammatical replication': "Diagnosing grammatical replication in translations: the case of Greek and Latin affected possessors". Handout: [pdf]

2013

September 28, 2013: 11th International Conference on Greek Linguistics, University of the Aegean, Rhodes. With Nikolaos Lavidas: "Focused cognate nouns and case. Evidence from Biblical Greek".
August 28, 2013: Workshop on Indefinites in Discourse, Cologne: "The specificity of aliquis from Latin to Romance"
July 16, 2013: XXVIIe Congrès international de linguistique et de philologie romanes (CILPR2013), Nancy: "Aliquis tra latino e romanzo"
May 23, 2013: 17th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics, Roma - Tor Vergata: "The history of aliquis and the system of Latin specific indefinites"
April 6, 2013: Workshop Systematic Semantic Change, University of Texas at Austin: "The specificity of aliquis from Latin to Romance"
February 23, 2013: 39th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG39): "The specificity of aliquis from Latin to Romance"

2012

November 9, 2012: Workshop Nereus VI:
Theoretical implications of the syntax/semantics interface in Romance, Universität zu Köln: "The history of aliquis and the system of Latin specific indefinites".
October 12, 2012: Dem Genitiv: Konstanz-Essex-JNU New Delhi Genitive Workshop, Universität Konstanz: "How the dative ensured the genitive a long life: A successful genitive story from the diachrony of Greek".
July 6, 2012: 14th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference (DIGS XIV), Universidade de Lisboa. "Specific indefinites in Late Latin", poster presentation.
April 27, 2012: 33rd Annual Meeting of the Department of Linguistics, University of Thessaloniki. With Nikolaos Lavidas: "Cognate objects and case in the history of Greek".
March 7, 2012: 34. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, Frankfurt a. M., Arbeitsgruppe 4 ‘Language Change at the Syntax-Semantics Interface’. With Agnes Jäger and Doris Penka: "Language Change at the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Introduction".
February 10, 2012: Linguistic Evidence, Universität Tübingen. "The diachronic trajectory of Greek genitive clitics: from DP to VP".
February 4, 2012: Centre Alfred Ernout, Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne: "Specific Indefinites in the Vulgate".

2011

August 2, 2011: International Workshop 'Dimensions of Grammar. In honor of Paul Kiparsky', Konstanz. "Evaluating pertinacity in syntax".
June 5, 2011: DIGS XIII, Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference, University of Pennsylvania. "How did genitives become datives in Greek?", poster presentation. Abstract: [pdf]
May 13, 2011: Seminari del Dottorato di Ricerca, Università di Padova. "Vicende diacroniche del genitivo tra greco e latino" (also May 19, Fachbereichskolloquium, Universität Konstanz: "Comparing paths of development: genitives in Greek and Romance"). Abstract: [pdf]
April 2, 2011: Workshop on Proto-Indo-European Syntax and its development, ISTAL 20, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. "Which entities qualify as comparanda for syntactic reconstruction? The case of external possession in Indo-European". Abstract: [pdf]
February 18, 2011: International Conference on Linguistics and Classical Languages, Università di Roma Tre. "External Possession in New Testament Greek", poster presentation..

2010

December 9, 2010: Going Romance 24, Universiteit Leiden. “The syntax of genitives from Late Latin to Old French” (also December 13, SFB-Kolloquium, Universität Stuttgart). Slides: [pdf]
November 27, 2010: Colloque international de syntaxe grecque et latine, École Normale Supérieure & Université Paris IV - Sorbonne. “A contrastive analysis of adnominal genitives in the Greek and Latin New Testament”.
November 19, 2010: Formal Linguistics and the Teaching of Latin, Università Ca' Foscari, Venezia & Università di Udine. “A contrastive analysis of adnominal genitives in the Greek and Latin New Testament”.
July 26, 2010: Kolloquium zur indogermanischen Adverbial- und Kasussyntax, Universität Würzburg. “The syntax of adnominal genitives in Indo-European languages: a research project”.

2009

August 11, 2009: 19th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL), Workshop on The Origin of Non-Canonical Subject Marking in Indo-European, Universiteit Nijmegen. “Extended Accusative in Late Latin”.
July 22-24, 2009: DIGS XI, Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference, Universidade de Campinas. “Prepositional genitives in Romance and the issue of parallel development”. Abstract: [pdf]
May 15, 2009: Workshop on Indo-European Syntax and Pragmatics, University of Georgia, Athens. “Jerome as a translator, and his model. A compared analysis of nominal syntax in the Greek and Latin New Testament”.
April 25, 2009: Swiss Generative Syntax Conference (SWIGG), Université de Neuchâtel. “Genitive arguments in Latin and German DPs”. [pdf]
April 8, 2009: 15th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics, Universität Innsbruck. “The syntax of the nominal phrase in Jerome’s works: an inquiry into Late Latin diglossia”.

2008

December 3, 2008: Incontri Triestini di Filologia classica, Università di Trieste. “I verbi deponenti latini e l’unità della flessione in -r”.
February 29, 2008: Yale University, Friday Lunch Talks. “Patterns of syntactic variation and change in the Latin nominal domain”.

2007

August 6, 2007: 18th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL), Université du Québec à Montréal. With Cristina Guardiano: “Genitives and adjectives in the history of Greek and Latin”.
April 11, 2007: GLOW XXX, Workshop on Selective Global Comparison, Center for Advanced Study in Theoretical Linguistics, Universitetet i Tromsø. With Cristina Guardiano and Giuseppe Longobardi: “Modularized Global Parametrization and the form of parametric variation”.

2006

July 7, 2006: Digital Humanities 2006, Workshop “Comparing Aggregate Syntaxes”, Université Sorbonne, Paris. With Cristina Guardiano and Giuseppe Longobardi: “Is a ‘History and Geography of Human Syntax’ meaningful?”.
September 22, 2006: XL Congresso Internazionale di Studi della Società di Linguistica Italiana, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli. With Cristina Guardiano, Giuseppe Longobardi and Gabriele Rigon: “Genealogie linguistiche e tassonomie computazionali. Per una ‘storia e geografia della sintassi umana’ ”

2005

October 26-28, 2005: The Seventeenth Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, UCLA. “The Internal Syntax of the Nominal Phrase in Latin. A Diachronic Study”.
October 5-8, 2005: The Fifth Asian GLOW, Delhi. With Cristina Guardiano and Giuseppe Longobardi: “Is a ‘History and Geography of Human Syntax’ meaningful?”.
September 5-7, 2005: The Structure of Parametric Variation, University of Newcastle upon Tyne. With Cristina Guardiano and Giuseppe Longobardi: “Is a ‘History and Geography of Human Syntax’ meaningful?”.
June 25, 2005: International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE) 3, Workshop on the Quantitative Analysis of Language Variation in Time and Space, Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam. With Cristina Guardiano and Giuseppe Longobardi: “Is a ‘History and Geography of Human Syntax’ meaningful?”.
April 8, 2005: 13th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics, Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis, Bruxelles. “The Internal Syntax of the Nominal Phrase in Latin. A Diachronic Study”.
April 5, 2005: 15th Colloquium on Generative Grammar, Universitat de Barcelona. With Paola Crisma: “DP-syntax and parameter resetting in Latin and English”.

2004

December 11, 2004: Going Romance 2004, Workshop on Diachronic Syntax and Morphology, Universiteit Leiden. With Paola Crisma (University of Trieste): “Where did Romance N-raising come from? A parallel study of parametric resetting in Latin and English”.
June 24, 2004: DIGS VIII, Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference, New Haven, Yale University. With Cristina Guardiano and Giuseppe Longobardi: “Historical and theoretical implications of a formal model of syntactic variation”.
May 17, 2004: TiLT 2004, Tools in Linguistic Theory, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest. With Cristina Guardiano and Giuseppe Longobardi: “Historical and theoretical implications of a formal model of syntactic variation”.

2003

June 11, 2003: 12th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics, Università di Bologna. “Middle Voice in Latin and the phenomenon of Split Intransitivity”.