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Selected Papers 

To appear. 'Proceedings of WAFL 17' (with Mia Gong)
On the Nature of Reflexive Possessive Agreement in Mongolian: from Nominals to Clauses
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To appear. Journal of Slavic Linguistics
Nominal Ellipsis of Hybrid Nouns in Serbian
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NELS 2023 (with Mike Hamilton)
Consequences of labeling for morphophonology (with Mike Hamilton)
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2023. In 'The Size of Things II: Movement, Features, and Interpretation. ed. by Zheng Shen & Sabine Laszakovits. Open Generative Syntax. Lang Sci Press. '
Size of the Moving Element Matters: LBE is not
Scattered Deletion
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2019 'The Linguistic Review'
(Non-)Intersective Adjectives and Root Suppletion
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2019 'Definiteness across languages'
On Kinds and Anaphoricity in Languages without Definite Articles
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2018 'Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics' (with Mia Windhearn)
Linking agreement and anticausality: Semantic effects of agreement on exclusives in Serbian (with Mia Wiegand)
Despic and Wiegand.pdf
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2018 'The Linguistic Review' (with Sarah Murray)
On Binary Features and Disagreeing Natural Classes
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2018 'Natural Language and Linguistic Theory' (with Mike Hamilton and Sarah Murray)
A Cyclic and Multiple Agree Account: Person/Number Marking in Cheyenne
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2017 WSCLA Handout (with Mike Hamilton)
Algonquian Theme Signs: A Markedness Account
WSCLA 22 Handout.pdf
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2017 'Morphology'
Investigations on Mixed Agreement: Polite Plurals, Hybrid Nouns and Coordinate Structures
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2017 'Glossa'
Suspended Morphology in Serbian - Clitics vs. Affixes
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2017 'Proceedings of WCCFL 34' (with Mike Hamilton and Sarah Murray)
Multiple and Cyclic Agree: Person/Number Marking in Cheyenne
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2016 'Studies in Polish Linguistics'
Coordinating Gender: What can Coordinate Structure Agreement Tell us about Gender?
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2015 Manuscript - Abstract Only (draft available upon request)
Negative Imperatives and Aspect: From Locality to Argument Structure
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2015 'Syntax'
Phases, Reflexives and Definiteness.pdf
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2013 'Linguistic Inquiry' 44(2))
Binding and the Structure of NP in Serbo
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2013 'Nominal Constructions in Slavic and Beyond' (De Gruyter)
Intensifiers, Focus, and Clitics - Is Pr
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2013 'Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, MIT'
A note on paucal, agreement and case.
Miloje Despic - FASL 20.pdf
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2011. [with Yael Sharvit] (Proceedings of NELS (North Eastern Linguistic Society) 39, GLSA)
Some “Non-Intersective” Adjectives are G
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2010. (Proceedings of the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 18, Cornell)
Markedness and Marked Features in Serbia
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Research Interests

  • Syntax, Morphology, Semantics, Interfaces...
  • Slavic, Turkic, Algonquian...