'The why-question of language change'
Paper presented at Invited guest lecture at UCLA, Los Angeles (online), 23 May 2022
'The development of Old English conjunct clauses: How syntactic changes interact
Paper presented at Cambridge Linguistics Forum (CLF)
, Cambridge (online), 2 February 2022
'The Loss of Negative Concord with Negative PPs.'
Paper presented at The York-Newcastle-Holland Symposium on the History of English Syntax 16 (SHES16), Edinburgh, 18-19 May 2019
'Interactions Between Multiple Syntactic Changes: The Loss of Old English Conjunct Clauses.'
Paper presented at The Forschungskolloq, Uni Mannheim, Mannheim, 9 May 2019
'Testing the Constant Rate Hypothesis: Changing possessive have in American English'
Paper presented at The University of Geneva Séminarie de Recherche (Research Seminar), Geneva, 17 October 2017
'Managing data from a large, modern corpus:
The development of American English
Paper presented at The Computational Learning and Computational Linguistics (CLCL) research group Seminar, Geneva, 12 June 2017
'Adverb Placement in Modern English.'
Paper presented at The Fourth Linguistics Retreat in the Swiss Alps (OEF 4), 20 May 2017
'On the replacement of subordinating then with
when in Middle English.'
Paper presented at Symposium on the History of English Syntax 15 (SHES15), Amsterdam, 6-7 May 2017
'System-Internal triggers of language change: The replacement of th- with wh-elements in Middle English.
Paper presented at 9th Days of Swiss Linguistics (9DSL)
, Geneva, 29 June - 1 July 2016
'Early English clausal arguments of intransitive verbs: Subjects or associates of empty expletives?'
Paper presented at The York-Newcastle-Holland Symposium on the History of English Syntax 13 (SHES13), Leiden, 16-17 May 2015
'New Approaches to Syntactic Annotation'
Paper presented at Workshop on Databases and Corpora in Linguistics, Stony Brook, 17 October 2014
'Do we need probabilistic grammars for language change?'
Paper presented at The VariaForMea Winter School 2013, Macolin, 2-4 December 2013
'The Geneva Parsed Corpus of Middle English Poetry: its construction and possible applications.'
Paper presented at CUSO doctoral workshop The Media of Literature in the Digital Age, Geneva, 15-16 November 2013
'The development of subject positions in early English.'
Paper presented at The Twenty-first International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 21), Oslo, 5-9 August 2013
'Old English conjoined main clauses revisited.'
Paper presented at The York-Newcastle-Holland Symposium on the History of English Syntax 11 (SHES11), Nijmegen, 15-16 June 2013
'Some Thoughts on Modelling Syntactic Change in a Formal Grammar Framework.'
Paper presented at The Third Linguistics Retreat in the Swiss Alps (OEF 3), 5-6 October 2012
'Grammar Competition in Old English relative clauses.'
Paper presented at Diachronic Generative Syntax 14 (DiGS14), Lisbon, 4-6 July 2012
'A diachronic survey of syntactic features in a compiled version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.'
Paper presented at The York-Newcastle-Holland Symposium on the History of English Syntax 10 (SHES10), Newcastle, 21-22 April 2012
'From I-final to I-initial and from OV to VO: On two new non-postposing elements in Old English: predicative adjectives and self.'
Paper presented at Swiss Workshop in Generative Grammar (SWIGG 2012), Geneva, 20-21 April 2012
'Towards a probabilistic model of syntactic change: The interaction between V-to-C movement and negation in early English.'
Paper presented at The York-Newcastle-Holland Symposium on the History of English Syntax 9 (SHES9), Leiden, 16-17 April 2011
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