Output and Associated Projects

Related audio-aligned and parsed corpora of vernacular speech:

Tortora, C., C. Cutler, W. Haddican, M. Newman, B. Santorini, & C.E.A Diertani. in progress. Corpus of New York City English (CUNY- CoNYCE), http://conyce.commons.gc.cuny.edu/

 

Talks and other presentations / publications:

Blanchette, F. & C. Collins. 2017. On the subject of Negative Auxiliary Inversion, in LingBuzz: https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003555

Tortora, C., B. Santorini, & E. Wojciechowska. 2017. “Bare Nouns in Appalachian English,” poster presentation at the CSI Undergraduate Conference on Research, Scholarship, and Performance, May 4, 2017, College of Staten Island.

Tortora, C., B. Santorini, & G. Johnson. 2017. “Infinitival perfects in Appalachian English: modals vs. infinitival to.” Poster presentation given at the 2017 Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, January 7, 2017, Austin, TX.

Blanchette, F. under review. Negative Concord and Classical NEG Raising. Ms., The Pennsylvania State University.

Tortora, C. 2016. “Some notes on infinitival perfects in Appalachian English,” Keynote given at SYNC (the Stony Brook – Yale – NYU – CUNY conference), December 3, 2016, New York, NY (work with B. Santorini & G. Johnson).

Tortora, C., B. Santorini, & G. Johnson. 2016. “Infinitival perfects in Appalachian English: modals vs. infinitival to.” Talk given at NWAV45, November 6, 2016, Vancouver, B.C.

Blanchette, F. 2016. “A gradient acceptability study of English sentences with two negatives,” talk given at the 38th Annual Conference of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS38). University of Konstanz, February 24–26, 2016.

Tortora, C. 2016. “Parsed corpora of vernacular speech: challenges and prospects for the study of syntax,” invited talk to be given at the Dealing with Bad Data in Linguistic Theory Workshop, March 17-18, 2016, Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.(Work with Anthony Kroch and Beatrice Santorini.)

Blanchette, F. 2015a. English Negative Concord, Negative Polarity, and Double Negation. PhD thesis, CUNY. http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/002654

Blanchette, F. 2015b. “English Negative Concord and Double Negation in the Framework of Collins and Postal (2014),” talk given at the 46th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistics Society (NELS 46). Concordia University, October 16–18, 2015.

Blanchette, F. 2015c. “Subject-object asymmetries in the acceptability of English sentences with two negatives,” talk given at the Second Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation (FWAV2) Workshop, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 28, 2015.

Tortora, C., F. Blanchette, T. O’Neill, & S. Arriaga. 2015. “Variation in Appalachian non-present forms,” talk given at the Second Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation (FWAV2) Workshop, May 2015, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Tortora, C. & A. Mannino. 2015. “We ought to understood this sooner: On the non-periphrastic past with infinitival-to in Appalachian English,” poster presentation at the CUNY Undergraduate Research Scholars Conference, July 22, 2015, John Jay College.

Tortora, C. 2014a. “The Audio-Aligned and Parsed Corpus of Appalachian English: Design and Use,” invited talk given at the Workshop on Databases and Corpora in Linguistics, October 17, 2014, Stony Brook University. (Work with Beatrice Santorini and Frances Blanchette.)

Tortora, C., 2014b, “Addressing the problem of intra-speaker variation for parametric theory,” in R. Zanuttini & L. Horn (eds.) Micro-syntactic variation in North-American English, pp. 294-323. NY: OUP.

Tortora, C. 2014c. “Evidence for the non-finiteness of English ‘present’ and ‘past’ verb forms,” invited talk given at the NYU Syntax Brown Bag, Department of Linguistics, New York University.

Blanchette, F. 2013a. “Negative Concord in English,”  Linguistic Variation 13: 1–47.

Blanchette, F. 2013b. “On the subject of English Popular Negative Inversion,” talk given at the Fifth International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE5), University of Texas at Austin, September 25–29, 2013.

Tortora, C., F. Blanchette, & T. O’Neill. 2013. “Variation in Appalachian verb forms: evidence for a general past,” talk given at the Fifth International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE5), University of Texas, Austin, September 25–29, 2013.

Zanuttini, R. & C. Tortora. 2013.  “The Study of Language as a Window on the Mind:  the importance of ‘dialects’,” invited lecture given at Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN.

Blanchette, F. 2012. “Negative Concord as a feature of all English varieties,” talk given at the 79th Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL79), Lexington, KY, April 12–14, 2012.

Tortora, C. 2012. “An introduction to the Audio-Aligned and Parsed Corpus of Appalachian English (AAPCAppE),” invited talk given at Yale University, Department of Linguistics, November 2012.

Tortora, C., M. Montgomery, F. Blanchette. 2012. “A hands-on introduction to the Audio-Aligned and Parsed Corpus of Appalachian English (AAPCAppE),” invited 3-hour Workshop presented at the 79th Southeast Conference on Linguistics (SECOL79), Lexington, KY, April 12-14, 2012. (Work with Beatrice Santorini.)