Teaching

I teach generative syntax at all levels, courses on typology and the formal modelling of variation, courses on the linguistics of particular languages (such as Chinese and English), and graduate seminars on theoretical topics of current interest.

Courses Taught

2017-2018 (University of Pennsylvania)

  • Argument Structure (Ling406, Spring)
  • Bilingualism in History (Freshman seminar) (Ling054, Spring)
  • Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Building and interpreting event structure (Graduate) (Ling653, Fall)
  • Construct A Language (Ling242, Fall)

2016-2017 (University of Pennsylvania)

  • Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface: Causation (Graduate) (Ling653, Spring)
  • Construct A Language (Ling242, Spring)
  • Bilingualism in History (Freshman seminar) (Ling054, Fall)
  • Language in Context: East meets west (Freshman seminar) (Ling056, Fall)

2015-2016 (University of Pennsylvania)

  • Topics in Natural Language Syntax: Syntactic variation (Graduate) (Ling650, Spring)
  • Patterns in Language (Ling245, Spring)
  • Bilingualism in History (Freshman seminar) (Ling054, Fall)
  • Language in China (Ling145, Fall)

2014-2015 (University of Oxford, Tutor/small group teaching)

  • General Linguistics (Intro to linguistics) (Paper VIII)

2013-2014 (University of Cambridge, Supervisor/small group teaching)

  • Typology (Li17)
  • Structures and Meanings (Introduction to syntax and to semantics/pragmatics) (Li2)

2012-2013 (University of Cambridge, Supervisor/small group teaching)

  • Syntax (Advanced syntax) (Li9)