Recent keynotes & plenaries

  • 2018. Titel tba. Keynote lecture to be presented at the "Grammar of Non-Standard Varieties in the East of the Circum-Baltic Area" conference, Tartu (Estonia), January.
  • 2017. "The register-specificity of variation grammars". Keynote paper presented at the theme session "Register in linguistic theory: Modeling functional variation" of the  39. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS), Saarbrücken (Germany), March 10.
  • 2015. "Contrastive probabilistic grammar". Plenary lecture presented at Language in Contrast, Paris (France), December 5. (slides)
  • 2015. "About corpus linguistics, variation, and the variationist method". Plenary lecture presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 44), Toronto (Canada), October 23. (slides)
  • 2015. "Prescriptivism versus colloquialization: the rise of relative that". Plenary lecture presented at the UK Language Variation and Change conference (UKLVC 10), York (UK), September 1. (slides)
  • 2015. "Complexity in contrastive linguistics and contrastive dialectology". Keynote paper presented at the colloquium on "Measuring linguistic complexity: A multidisciplinary perspective", Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), April 24. 
  • 2014 (with Katharina Ehret). "Information theory meets linguistic complexity".  Keynote paper presented at the colloquium on "Cross-linguistic aspects of complexity in SLA", VUB Brussels (Belgium), December 19.
  • 2014. "Recent advances in the corpus-based study of linguistic complexity". Plenary lecture presented at the AACL 2014, Flagstaff, Arizona (USA), September 27. (slides)
  • 2013. "Exploring cross-constructional variation and change". Keynote lecture presented at Taal en Tongval 2013, Gent (Belgium), December 6.
  • 2013. "Diachronic Probabilistic Grammar". Plenary lecture presented at the 2013 International Conference on English Linguistics, Seoul (Korea), July 5.