Topics in Dutch scrambling. Talk presented at the Poznan Linguistic Meeting, September 2021. Work with Gert-Jan Schoenmakers and Jeannette Schaeffer
Reanalysis reanalyzed: the cognitive and systemic mechanisms behind the grammaticalization of copular constructions. Talk accepted for ICGC11 (declined), University of Antwerp (Virtual), Summer 2021.
The magician disappeared the subversive rabbit: Transitive disappear and the development of its senses. Talk given at Research Seminar in English Diachrony, Charles University, 5 May 2021.
Perception and predication: How the Dutch came to describe sensory experiences using eruitzien, klinken, voelen, ruiken, smaken. Invited talk at G&C Colloquium, Radboud University, November 12, 2020.
Opposites do indeed attract. Two types of analogical attraction in the expansion of the English copular construction. Presented at UK-CLC 2020, 27-29 July 2020.
Formal changes in the diachronic development of English seem. Poster accepted to Formal Diachronic Semantics (FoDS5), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, November 2020 (Cancelled).
Topicality and anaphoricity in Dutch scrambling Presented at Grammar and Cognition, University of Amsterdam, 18/09/2020. Work with Gert-Jan Schoenmakers and Jeannette Schaeffer.
A CxG approach to Germanic copularization. Presented at Linguistics Prague, Charles University, 25/4/2019
The grammaticalization of copular construction: a CxG analysis. Poster presented at the ECR PhilSoc Conference, University of Oxford, 9/3/2019
A CxG approach to Germanic copularization. Presented at Syntax Working Group, University of Oxford, 6/3/2019
A CxG approach to Dutch copularization. Presented at the Tin-dag, University of Utrecht, 2/2/2019
The effect of topicality on Dutch direct object scrambling: evidence from acceptability judgments. Presented at Grammar and Cognition, University of Amsterdam, 26/10/2018.
Proeven as an acquired taste: semantic change among gustatory verbs, from Early Middle Dutch to present-day Dutch. Presented at the TIN-dag, University of Utrecht, 4 February 2017.
Van werkwoord tot koppelwerkwoord: de diachrone ontwikkeling van eruitzien, klinken, voelen, ruiken, smaken. Invited Talk at CongresTaalontwikkeling University of Amsterdam, 27 January 2017.
The grammaticalization of Dutch descriptive perception verbs. Guest Lecture at University of Amsterdam, 19 September 2016.
Proeven as an acquired taste: semantic change among gustatory verbs, from Early Middle Dutch to present-day Dutch. Presented at the 18th biennial Conference on Netherlandic Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, June 2-4, 2016.
Descriptive perception verbs as ‘flavoured’ copulas: evidence from Dutch. Presented at the 22nd Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, May 20–22, 2016.
Dutch descriptive perception verbs as copulas: synchrony and diachrony. Presented at Grammar & Cognition, University of Amsterdam, 13 May 2016.
Copular verbs: differences and similarities. The case of Dutch. Guest Lecture at Amsterdam University College, April 4, 2016.
A taxonomy of Dutch copular verbs. Presented at the TIN-dag, University of Utrecht, 6 February 2016.
Evidentiality and epistemicity in Dutch copular verbs. Presented at Grammar & Cognition, University of Amsterdam, 29 January 2016.
That sounds like grammaticalization: the development of Dutch klinken as an evidential verb. Presented at the 22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Workshop: ‘The grammaticalization of evidential and epistemic markers’, University of Naples, 27-31 July, 2015.
An LFG approach to nested dependencies in Dutch. Presented at the 20th International Lexical- Functional Grammar Conference, University of Waseda, 18-21, July 2015.
The development of evidential meanings in Dutch, English and Swedish verbs of appearance. Presented at A Germanic Sandwich, University of Nottingham, 24-25 April, 2015.
The syntax/semantics interface of Dutch perceptual resemblance verbs. Presented at the Syntax Working Group, University of Oxford, 4 February 2015.
Evidentiality in copy raised constructions: evidence from Dutch and English. Presented at the Young Linguists’ International Conference, University of Stockholm, June 28, 2014.