Teaching

I teach syntax, morphology and semantics, courses on typology and the formal modelling of variation, and graduate seminars on theoretical topics of current interest.

2019-2019 (Georgetown)

  • Seminar: Verb meaning and event structure (Graduate)
  • Syntax & Semantics of Logical Form: Introduction to Argument Structure (Undergraduate/graduate)
  • Generative Syntax I (First course in graduate syntax sequence)
  • Grammatical Analysis (Undergraduate syntax)
  • Semantics and Pragmatics (Undergraduate introduction)

2017-2018 (University of Pennsylvania)

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

2016-2017 (University of Pennsylvania)

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

2015-2016 (University of Pennsylvania)

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