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Selected Invited Talks & Colloquia

2021 Anaphoric Definiteness Marking in Korean and the Role of Point of View. Bi-Annual Meeting of the Korean Generative Grammar Circle and the Language and Information Society of Korea. November 6 (virtual).

2021. Anaphoric Definiteness in Korean and Situation-Internal/-External Reference. Korean Linguistics Workshop: The Future of Korean Linguistics in America, University at Buffalo. October 15.

2020   NP vs. DP and Definiteness in Korean. The Korean Linguistics Workshop, University at Buffalo, NY. March 20 (cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

2018   Determiner Phrase: How Nominals Are Built and How Variant Orders Are Derived. The 26th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, UCLA. November 29-December 1.

2018   Affective Uses of Demonstratives and Their Cross-Linguistic Variation. Alumni College, Texas Tech. October 17.

2018   Relative Clauses and Demonstratives. Semantics 2018: Looking Ahead Workshop, University of Massachusetts Amherst. March 10-11.

2015   Noun Phrase Internal Structure and the Position of Demonstratives and Focused Elements. Cognitive Brown Bag Series, Texas Tech University. May 4.

2013   Mapping between the Syntax and the Semantics of Noun Modifiers and Human Cognition.  Cognitive Brown Bag Series, Texas Tech University. October 18.

2012   On the Position of Adnominal Elements in Korean and DP structure. Korean Society of Language and Information Meeting, Seoul, Korea. June 9.

2012   On the Status of Temporal Markers in Attributive Clauses in Korean. Workshop on Tense and Aspect of Korean and Japanese, Seoul National University. Seoul, Korea. June 8.

2012   Revisiting the Resultative State Reading  of "-Ko Iss-" Imperfective. Workshop on Tense and Aspect of Korean and Japanese, Seoul National University. June 7.

2011   Adnominal Modification in Korean and DP structure. Department of Applied Linguistics, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, TX. February 25.

2010   The Imperfective Puzzle in Korean. Linguistics Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, Seoul National University. June 22.

2009   The Variability of There-BE-Existentials with Participial Codas. Linguistics Colloquium, Department of Linguistics & TESOL, University of Texas-Arlington. September 25.

2006   Domain Restriction in Freedom of Choice: A View from Korean NWUKWU-NA Phrases. Linguistics Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, Seoul National University. March 23.

2006   Eventuality Type and the Interpretation of Internally Headed Relatives. Korean Linguistics Circle Meeting, University of Kyoto, Japan. March 13.

2006   Domain Restriction in Freedom of Choice:  A View from Korean INDET-NA Items. Workshop on Current Issues in Formal Semantics, University of Kyoto. March 12.

2005   Decomposing Free Choice Items in Korean. Research Seminar on Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Department of Computer Science, Texas Tech University. November 4.

2005   What Do Korean Internally-Headed Relatives Tell us about Event Structure? Linguistics Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago. May 26.

2005   Formal Linking and Internally-Headed Relatives in Korean and Japanese. Workshop on Head-Final Languages, Syracuse University. April 9.

2005   Internally-Headed Relatives as a Window into Event Structure. Linguistics Colloquium, Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University. February 11.

2005   The Secretive but Rich Life of Relative Clauses. Linguistics Colloquium, Department of English, Texas Tech University. January 24.

2004   Internally-Headed Relatives in Korean: A View from the Syntax-Semantics Interface. Syntax Supper, CUNY-The Graduate Center. May 11.

2004   Internally-Headed Relatives in Korean: From Syntax to Semantics. Linguistics Colloquium, Syracuse University. February 23.

 

Conference Presentations (Abstract Refereed)

2021   Apparent Optionality in Marking Anaphoric Definites in Korean. Korean Linguistics in Crosslinguistic Context (KLCC) 2021, Cornell University, NY. June 4-6.

2019   The Noteworthiness of Some Copular Construction in English. Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) in Asia XII & SICOGG 21, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea. August 6-9.

2016   Cognitive Indexical Usage of Demonstrative Ku in Korean and a Split DP analysis. The 18th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG), Sogang University, Seoul, Korea. August 2-5.

2013   Adjective Ordering: A View from Korean. The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 31, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. February 8-10. 

2011   Capturing the Non-optionality of Participial Codas in There-BE-Existentials. Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL) 2011, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. November 18-20.

2008   The Ambiguity Puzzle of KO ISS Imperfective in Korean. The 18th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, CUNY-The Graduate Center, NYC. November 13-15.

2008   A Fresh Look at the Ambiguity Puzzle of KO ISS Imperfective in Korean. International Conference on East Asian Linguistics 2, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. November 7-9.

2008   Conventional Implicature and Utterance-Final EVEN. LSA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. January 3-6 (with Nathan Jahnke).

2007   Utterance Final EVEN and Conventional Implicature. 36th Meeting of LASSO, Denver, CO. September 21-23 (with Nathan Jahnke).

2006   Revisiting the Relevancy Condition on Internally-Headed Relatives in Korean. International Conference on East Asian Linguistics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. November 9-12.

2006   Domain Restriction in Freedom of Choice: Korean Indet + NA. Sinn und Bedeutung 11, Barcelona, Spain. September 21-23 (with Stefan Kaufmann).

2006   The Role of Hearer's Beliefs in the Interpretation of Logical Connectives. Workshop on Games and Decisions in Pragmatics, Berlin, Germany. January 6-7 (with James German, Eyal Sagi, Stefan Kaufmann, Brady Clark).

2005   Rethinking the Relevancy Condition on Internally Headed Relatives. The 34th Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. October 7-9.

2004   Internally-Headed Relatives Connect Two Sets of Eventualities. The 2004 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Boston, MA. January 8-11.

2003   Internally-Headed Relatives Instantiate Situation Subordination. The 34th meeting of the NELS, Stony Brook University, NY. November 7-9.

2003   Internally Headed Relatives and Direct Perception Complements. The 13th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. August 1-3.

2003   Three Types of Kes-Nominalization in Korean. The 10th Harvard (Biennnial) International Symposium on Korean Linguistics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. July 11-13.

2002   Children's Sensitivity to Adjunct Islands inside There-Sentences. The 27th BU Conference on Language Development, Boston University, Boston, MA. November.

2002   The Absence of Adjectives and Noun Modification in Korean. The 2002 International Conference on Korean Linguistics, Seoul National University. August 3-5.

2002   African American English Speaking Children's Concept of BE-ing. Paper in Symposium on the Special Features of African-American English, Madison IASCL/SCRLD. July (with Mike J. Terry, Jill G. de Villiers, M. Fond).

2002   The Genitive of Negation in Russian: A Relativized Minimality Account. The 11th Formal Approach to Slavic Linguistics (FASL) Workshop, University of Massachusetts Amherst. May.

2002   The Genitive of Negation in Russian: Blocking of Case-licensing by Negation. The 38th Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS) Meeting, University of Chicago. April.

2001   Accusative Adverbials in Korean and Delimiting Phrase. The 32nd Meeting of NELS (Northeast Linguistic Society), NYU & CUNY-The Graduate Center. October.

2001   Does Korean have Adjectives? The Harvard/MIT Student (HUMIT) Conference, Harvard University. September.

1996   How to Integrate the Four Skills Using Textbooks. The Annual Meeting of the Korean English Education Society, Kwangju, Korea. July.