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Journal articles

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis and Paula Menéndez-Benito (2013) Two views on epistemic indefinites. Language and Linguistics Compass, 7:2, 105-122. [paper]

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis and Paula Menéndez-Benito. (2012) Indefinites, dependent plurality, and the viability requirement on scalar alternatives. Journal of Semantics. Published online on February 20 2012. [paper]

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis and Paula Menéndez-Benito. (2011) Domain restrictions, modal implicatures and plurality: Spanish Algunos. Journal of Semantics 28(2): 211-240 [paper]

Nissenbaum, Jon and Bernhard Schwarz (2011) Parasitic degree phrases, Natural Language Semantics 19: 1-38. [paper]

Pedersen, Walter (accepted) A scalar analysis of again, Journal of Semantics.

Schwarz, Bernhard (2011) Long distance indefinites and choice functions. Language and Linguistics Compass 5: 880–897. [paper

Schwarz, Bernhard, Brian Buccola, and Michael Hamilton (2012) Two types of class B numeral modifiers: a reply to Nouwen (2010), Semantics and Pragmatics, Volume 5, Article 1: 1–25. [paper]

Shimoyama, Junko (in press) The size of noun modifiers and degree quantifier movement. Journal of East Asian Linguistics. [pdf draft]

Shimoyama, Junko (2012) Reassessing crosslinguistic variation in clausal comparatives. Natural Language Semantics 20: 83-113. [paper]

Shimoyama, Junko (2011) Japanese indeterminate negative polarity items and their scope. Journal of Semantics 28: 413-450. [paper]

Selected conference proceedings papers and presentations

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis and Paula Menéndez-Benito (forthcoming) Modal Determiners and Alternatives: Quantity and Ignorance EffectsProceedings of the 23rd Semantics and Linguistics Theory Conference.

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis and Paula Menéndez-Benito (forthcoming) Random Choice Modality: Spanish Uno CualquieraProceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 17.

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis and Paula Menéndez-Benito. (2011) Expressing indifference: Spanish 'un NP cualquiera'. Proceedings of the 21st Semantics and Linguistics Theory Conference, ed. by Neil Ashton, Anca Chereches, and David Lutz. [paper]

Alonso-Ovalle, Luis and Junko Shimoyama (in press) Expressing ignorance in the nominal domain: Japanese wh-kaProceedings of the 31st West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. [pdf draft]

Bouchard, David-Étienne. (2012) The partial factivity of opinion verbs. Presented at Sinn und Bedeutung 17, Paris, September 8-10, 2012. [handout]

Drummond, Alex and Junko Shimoyama (2013) QR as an agent of vehicle change: Evidence from Japanese and Hindi comparatives, Presented at NELS 44, UConn, October 18-20, 2013. [handout]

Pedersen, Walter. (2012) 'Again' and measures-of-change: A unified account of 'again'-ambiguities. Presented at Sinn und Bedeutung 17, Paris, September 8-10, 2012. [slides]

Pedersen, Walter. (2010) Two sources of 'again'-ambiguities: Evidence from degree-achievement predicates. In M. Aloni, H. Bastiaanse, T. de Jager and K. Schulz (eds.) Logic, Language and Meaning: 17th Amsterdam Colloquium Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6042) pp. 355-363. Springer, Berlin. [paper]

Pedersen, Walter. (2010) The internal structure of Degree-Achievements: Evidence from 'again'- ambiguities. In M. Byram Washburn, K. McKinney-Bock, E. Varis, A. Sawyer and B. Tomaszewics (eds.) Proceedings of The 28th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 28), pp.169-177. Cascadilla Press, Somerville, MA. [pdf-draft]

Schwarz, Bernhard. (2011) Remarks on class B numeral modifiers. Presented at workshop Indefinites and Beyond, University of Göttingen, November 18-19, 2011. [handout]

Schwarz, Bernhard and Junko Shimoyama. (2011) Negative Islands and Obviation by Wa in Japanese Degree Questions, in Nan Li and David Lutz (eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20, pp. 684–701. [paper]

Simonenko, Alexandra. (2013) Semantics of the DP wh-island, poster presented at NELS 44, UConn, October 18-20, 2013.

Simonenko, Alexandra. (2012) Microvariation in head-exponent alignment: Finno-Ugric possessive suffixes. Presented at the 43th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 43). CUNY, October 19–21 2012. [slides]

Simonenko, Alexandra. (in press) When uniqueness is guaranteed: DEN-omission in Swedish. In Proceedings of the 42 annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 42). [pdf-draft]

Yoon, Erica and Junko Shimoyama. (2013) The two-grammar model for Korean and its consequences. Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics, MITWPL. [pdf-draft]