Dalina Kallulli's talks and presentations (selection)


  1. 2018: (With Laura Grestenberger ) "The largesse of diminutives: suppressing the projection of roots", at the North East Linguistics Society 2018 (NELS 49), Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, 5 - 7 October. (Handout)
  2. 2018: "Psych(o)-possession", at the workshop The Syntax of Possession in the Mediterranean Basin, Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, 14 - 15 September.
  3. 2018: "Root features and argument structure: from deponents to diminutives", poster at the 28 Colloquium on Generative Grammar 2018 (CGG 28), Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, 31 May - 1 June.
  4. 2017: "PCC as an information structure phenomenon", at the 1st International Workshop on the Interface of Information Structure and Argument Structure (INFOSTARS 1), University of Seville, Seville, Spain, 25-27 October.
  5. 2017: "Issues in the morpho-syntax and semantics of (grammatical) Voice in Romance", at Romanistentag - Morphosyntax der Romanischen Sprachen und ihre formale Analyse, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 8-11 October. [Keynote speaker]
  6. 2017: "Passive activities, active reanalysis: Once again on meaning - form correspondence", at the Passives -- A Cross-Linguistic Workshop, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 16-17 September. [Invited speaker]
  7. 2016: "'Relative pronouns' as agreeing complementizers: German welch-", invited talk at the Linguistics Colloquium, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali Comparati), Venice, Italy, 15 November.
  8. 2016: "Three issues in impersonal design", at the Workshop on Impersonality and Correlated Phenomena: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria, 10-11 November. [Invited speaker]
  9. 2016: "Rethinking the PCC: insights from clitic doubling", at the 42. Tagung zur Generativen Grammatik des Südens, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, 20-22 October.
  10. 2016: "The Person Case Constraint and the D-Hierarchy", at the VII Syntax of the World's Languages, Mexico City, Mexico, 17-19 August.
  11. 2015: "PCC and the D-hierarchy", at the Workshop on Syntactic Approaches to Agreement, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 12 December.
  12. 2015: "PCC as DOM", at the Workshop in Honour of Lars Hellan, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria,7 November.
  13. 2015: "DOM: From QPs to non-novel indefinites to person agreement to topic agreement", poster at the 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Italy, 26-28 February.
  14. 2014: "Appositive conditionals and other oddities", at the 41. Österreichische Linguistiktagung, Vienna, Austria, 6-8 December.
  15. 2014: "On the syntax of deponents and related things", at the 41. Österreichische Linguistiktagung, Vienna, Austria, 6-8 December.
  16. 2014: (With Sabine Laszakovits) "C-ing is believing: 'relative pronouns' as agreeing complementizers", at 3èmes Rencontres d'Automne de Linguistique formelle: Langage, Langues et Cognition (RALFe 2014), Université Paris 8, Paris, France, 9-10 October.
  17. 2014: "Aspekte të sintaksës së shqipes dhe rëndësia e tyre për gjuhësinë teorike" (Aspects of Albanian syntax and their relevance for the theory of grammar), at the XXXIII Seminari Ndërkombëtar për Gjuhën, Letërsinë dhe Kulturën Shqiptare (The 33rd International Congress on the Albanian Language, Literature and Culture), University of Prishtina, Kosovo, 20 August. [Invited plenary speaker]
  18. 2014: (With Sabine Laszakovits) "Relative pronouns as complementizers: evidence from German", at the 24th Colloquium on Generative Grammar, Center for Social Sciences and Humanities, Madrid, Spain, 28-29 May.
  19. 2013: "Balkan syntax in the light of micro-parametric variation and related issues", at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, University of Split, Croatia, 18-22 September.
  20. 2013: "More on strategies of relativization: CP extraction feeding complementizer agreement", poster at the 36th GLOW colloquium, Lund University, Sweden, 3-5 April.
  21. 2013: "CP-extraction feeds complementizer agreement", at the 35th DGfS workshop Interaction of Syntactic Primitives, Potsdam, Germany, 12-15 March.
  22. 2012: "Similarities between Romance and Bavarian German clefts: parasitic gaps or null pronominals?", at Going Romance 2012, KU Leuven, Belgium, 6-8 December.
  23. 2012: "Bavarian parasitic gaps revisited", poster at NELS 43, CUNY, New York, US, 19-21 October.
  24. 2012: "Beobachtungen zu Relativsätzen im Bairischen", invited talk at the conference Syntax des Bairischen, Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 29-30 June.
  25. 2012: "To make sense of yourself, you must be yourself: actor-initiation and the reflexive universe", at the 38th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, Università degli Studi di Verona, Verona, Italy, 23-25 February.
  26. 2011: "Rooting out reflexives", invited talk at Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes, Université de Nantes, Nantes, France, 18 October.
  27. 2011: "At first it's unfamiliar, then it strikes root: reflexives that do not behave themselves", invited talk at the Structures Formelles du Langage (Séminaire de l'UMR 7023), CNRS/Paris 8, Paris, France, 17 October.
  28. 2011: (With Mojmír Docekal) "More on the semantics of clitic doubling: principal filters, minimal witnesses and other bits of truth", at the 4th Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis, Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1-3 September.
  29. 2011: "(Non-)canonical passives and reflexives: deponents and their like", at the 33rd Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, 23-25 February.
  30. 2010: "Reflexives that (do not) behave themselves: denominal corpses, deponent cousins and other disposable delights", at Going Romance 24, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 9-11 December.
  31. 2010: "Reflexives that do not behave themselves: denominal corpses, deponent cousins and other disposable delights", at the Department of Linguistics, New York University, New York, USA, 19 October. [invited]
  32. 2010: "First DP then QP but that's not all", at the Department of Linguistics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 17 March. [invited]
  33. 2010: "Resumption and concealed relatives", at the 32 DGfS workshop Recursion as a Central Issue in Recent Linguistics Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland, 24-26 February.
  34. 2009: "First DP, then QP", at the FDSL8 workshop The Structure of NP/DP and its Implications for QP Universität Potsdam, Potsdam, Deutschland, 4 December. [invited]
  35. 2009: "Concealed relatives, resumption and reconstruction", at the CRISSP Seminar Series, HUB, Brussels, Belgium, 22 September. [invited]
  36. 2009: "Moody Albanian obeys locality (but not the ban on excorporation)", at the Conference on Minimalist Approaches to Syntactic Locality held at the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 26-28 August. [Poster presentation]
  37. 2009: "Morphological change due to syntactic reanalysis: from deponents to voice gaps", at The XI Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference, University of Campinas, Brazil, 22-24 July.
  38. 2009: "The morpho-syntax of non-active voice in Albanian", at the 2nd Budapest Generative Syntax Workshop held at the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 19 June. [invited]
  39. 2009: "The directionality of transitivity alternations revisited: some more pieces of the puzzle", at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2 June. [invited]
  40. 2009: "Turning the world upside down: deponents at the base", at the 19th Colloquium on Generative Grammar, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 1-3 April.
  41. 2009: "Why and how to distinguish between pro and trace", at the 35th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, Universita di Siena, Italy, 26-28 February.
  42. 2008: "Chasing pro in English", at the 36. Österreichische Linguistiktagung workshop Theory of Grammar, University of Vienna, Austria, 6-8 December.
  43. 2008: "From voice gaps to deponents or vice-versa: ramifications for the theory of morpho-syntax", at the XIII. Fachtagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft: Historischer Sprachvergleich und linguistische Theorie: Indogermanistik und allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft im Dialog, Salzburg, 21-27 September.
  44. 2008: (With Kleanthes Grohmann) "D-Linked Wh-Clefting", at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom, September 10-13.
  45. 2008: "pro versus trace: modelling agreement locally", at the Pre-EGG 2008 Budapest Syntax (Nano-)Workshop, Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, July 26. [invited]
  46. 2008: "Local modelling of allegedly local but really non-local phenomena", at the 30th DGfS workshop Local Modelling of Non-Local Dependencies in Syntax, Universität Bamberg, 27-29 February.
  47. 2008: (With Dimitra Papangeli) "Deponents across Albanian, Greek and Latin: variation and commonality", at the 13th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, 3-6 February.
  48. 2008: "Variation within voice patterns: Minding the gaps", at the 13th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, 3-6 February.
  49. 2007: "Connecting agreement, information structure and specificity: evidence from clitic doubling", at the workshop Funny Indefinites: Different Kinds of Specificity Across Languages, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin, 6-7 July.
  50. 2007: "A so a Quantor: Zur Syntax und Semantik von Determinatorverdopplungskonstruktionen im Bairischen", at Linguistisches Kolloquium, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, May 23. [invited]
  51. 2007: "There is secondary predication in there-existentials", at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 26, University of California, Berkeley, California, US, April 27-29.
  52. 2007: "(Non-)blocking in the voice system", at the DGfS workshop (Morphological) Blocking and Linguistic Variation, University of Siegen, Germany, February 28 - March 2.
  53. 2006: "On weak crossover obviation (and other curiosities)", at the Syntax workshop of the 34th Österreichische Linguistiktagung, Universität Klagenfurt, December 8-9.
  54. 2006: "On the derivation of the relation between presuppositions and deaccentuation: a best-case model", at InterPhases, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, May 18-20.
  55. 2006: "Triggering factivity: prosodic evidence for syntactic structure", at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 25, University of Washington, Seattle, US, April 28-30.
  56. 2006: (With Nina Rothmayr) "Variation inside the DP: Bavarian vs. Standard German", at The 21st Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, UC Santa Cruz, March 31 - April 2.
  57. 2006: "Unaccusative morphology in syntax", at the Wiener Sprachgesellschaft, University of Vienna, March 21. [invited]
  58. 2006: (With Nina Rothmayr) "Determiner doubling in Bavarian German", at the workshop Syntactic Doubling in European Dialects, Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam, March 16-18.
  59. 2006: (With Kleanthes Grohmann) "A case study in syntax-semantics isomorphy", at the XXXII Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, Università di Firenze, Italy, March 2-4.
  60. 2006: "Resumption and concealed relatives", at the Syntax Reading Group, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, February 23.
  61. 2006: "Different forms, same meaning, same syntax: (anti-)deponency in Albanian", at Deponency and morphological mismatches, British Academy, London, Great Britain, January 16-17.
  62. 2005: "Auslöser von Faktivität: Prosodische Evidenz für syntaktische Strukturen", Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 12 November. [invited]
  63. 2005: "D-linking, resumption, and null objects", at the conference Sounds of Silence: Empty Elements in Syntax and Phonology, University of Tilburg, 19-22 October.
  64. 2005: "A unified analysis of passives and anticausatives", at Sinn und Bedeutung 10, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 13-15 October.
  65. 2005: "A unified analysis of passives and anticausatives", at CSSP 2005, University of Paris VII, Paris, France, 29 September - 1 October.
  66. 2005: "Yet another syntactic account of unaccusativity", at the workshop The Role of Morphology in Argument Expression and Interpretation, University of Vienna, Austria, 11-12 June.
  67. 2005: "Bare singulars, their plural cousins, and syntax-semantics isomorphism", at the ZAS Syntaxzirkel, Berlin, 2 June. [invited]
  68. 2005: "D-linking, resumption, and relativization", at the ZAS Semantikzirkel, Berlin, 30 May. [invited]
  69. 2005: "Unaccusativity as a syntactic feature-suppression operation", at the 15th Colloquium on Generative Grammar, University of Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 April.
  70. 2005: "Unaccusatives with overt causers and experiencers: a unified account", at the DGfS workshop Lexical Encoding of Implicit Information, University of Cologne, Germany, 23-25 February.
  71. 2005: "Unaccusativity as a linear feature-suppression operation in the syntax", at the CUNY Syntax-Supper, 15 February, New York. [invited]
  72. 2005: "Existential bare plural 'subjects' don't exist (with some reference to Strawson)", at the MIT Syntax-Semantics Reading Group, 11 February, Boston.
  73. 2005: "Unaccusativity as a linear feature-suppression operation in the syntax", at the MIT Ling-Lunch, 10 February, Boston.
  74. 2005: "Unaccusativity as a linear feature-suppression operation in the syntax", at the UiL-OTS Trans Seminar in Syntax and Semantics, 31 January, Utrecht, Holland. [invited]
  75. 2005: "On existential bare plural 'subjects': they don't exist", at the Brussels International Conference on Indefinites and Weak Quantifiers, Belgium, 6-8 January.
  76. 2004: "An account of clitic doubling in Albanian", at the workshop Clitic Doubling in Balkan languages, Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium, Brussels, 11 December. [invited]
  77. 2004: "De-agentivised causers or non-active causative predications", at the workshop Demoting the Agent: Passive and Other Voice-related Phenomena, University of Oslo, Norway, 25-27 November.
  78. 2004: "The syntactic visibility of intentionality: evidence from dyadic unaccusatives", at WECOL 2004, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 12-14 November.
  79. 2004: "Albanian non-active constructions: implications for shell theory", at the workshop Contemporary Approaches to Albanian, University of Osnabrück, Germany, 10-12 September. [invited]
  80. 2004: "Non-selected datives, non-active/reflexive morphology and event (de)composition", at the workshop on Event Structures in Linguistic Form and Interpretation, University of Leipzig, 17-19 March.
  81. 2004: "Linguistics in automatic speech recognition: problems and challenges", at the University of Ottawa, 1 March. [invited]
  82. 2004: "Speech functions for mobile multimodal blogging: methodology for user aspects", at the COST278 meeting, Mons, Belgium, 18-20 January. [invited]
  83. 2003: "SAG: a procedural tactical generator for dialog systems", at Eurospeech 2003, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 September.
  84. 2002: "Datives and non-active reflexive morphology in Balkan languages", at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, 16 December. [invited]
  85. 2000: "Is passive an aspectual operation?", at the workshop The Functional Structure of the Balkan Clause, University of Venice, Italy, 5 May. [invited]
  86. 2000: "The syntax and semantics of count bare singulars", at the NP/DP Conference, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, 10-12 February.
  87. 1998: "On non-active morphology in Albanian", at CLITE 1, József Attila University, Szeged, Hungary, 19-21 April.
  88. 1998: "The argument-predicate distinction and the non-optionality of DO clitic doubling and scrambling", at WCCFL XVII, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 20-22 February.
  89. 1997: "The common basis of clitic doubling and scrambling", at ConSOLE 6, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 December.
  90. 1997: "Clitic doubling in Albanian and Greek", at the ESSE/4 workshop Clitic Phenomena in English and Other European Languages, University of Lajos, Debrecen, Hungary, 5-9 September.
  91. 1997: "NP predicates", at the TLS conference The Syntax and Semantics of Predication, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 7-9 March.
  92. 1996: "Bare singulars and bare plurals: mapping syntax and semantics", at ConSOLE 5, University College London, UK, 16-18 December.
  93. 1996: "Noun phrases, specificity and syntactic structure", at the LAGB Autumn meeting, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK, 7-9 September.
  94. 1996: "Optional verb movement: Albanian imperatives", at SCIL 8, New York University, New York, USA, 19-21 April.
  95. 1996: "Clitic doubling in Albanian", at the 19th GLOW workshop The Syntax of Balkan Languages, Athens, Greece, 20 April.
  96. 1995: "Obligatory clitic doubling and argument structure", at the International Conference on Interfaces in Linguistics, Porto, Portugal, 13-17 November.
  97. 1995: "Imperatives in Albanian", at the 18th GLOW Colloquium, University of Tromso, Norway, May. [Poster Presentation]