Under construction, please contact me if you need a paper whose link is not here yet !

In progress

The semantic roots of positive polarity: epistemic modal verbs and adverbs in Greek and Italian. (with Anastasia Giannakidou) Ms. University of Chicago and Institut Jean Nicod. 

Books as author

Books and special issues as editor
  • Mari, A., Beyssade, C. and Del Prete, F. (2013). Genericity. Oxford: OUP. 

  • Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2012/in press). The future of Greek and Italian: an evidantial analysis. Proceedings of Chicago Linguistic Society. 
  • Mari, A. Beyssade, C. and Del Prete F. (2013). Introduction.  In Mari, A;, Beyssade, C. and Del Prete, F. (eds.) Genericity. Oxford University Press, pp. 1-92. 
  • Mari, A. (2011). Pouvoir au passé composé: l'effet épistémique (et lectures circonstancielles). In L. de Saussure et A. Rhis (eds.) Etudes de sémantique et de pragmatique Françaises. Peter Lang. 
  • Mari, A. (2007). Strengthening GEN: semantic conditions for a posteriori analytic genericity. Proceedings of ESSLLI Workshop on Quantifier Modification.
  • Dobrovie-Sorin , C. and Mari, A. (2007). "Quantification and objecthood: the case of generic plural des-indefinites in French." Nels 37.
  • Mari, A. (2006). Linearizing sets: each other. In O. Bonami and P. Cabredo-Hofherr (eds). Empirical issues in Syntax and Semantics. 249-283
  • Mari, A. (2005). Intensional and epistemic wholes. E. Machery and M. Werning. (eds). The compositionality of Meaning and Content. Vol I Foundational issues.Frankfurt: Ontos verlag. pp. 189-212. 
  • Mari, A. (2005). “Sous-spécification et interprétation contextuelle.” In. F. Corblin and C. Gardent (ed.). Interpréter en contexte. Paris : Hermès, pp. 81-106. 
  • Jayez, J. et Mari, A. (2005). Togetherness. In Maier, E., Bary, C. et Huitink, J. (eds.) Proceedings Sinn und Bedeutung 9. Nijmegen, 1-3 Novembre 2004, pp. 155-169.
  • Mari, A. (2003). What do Instrumentality and Manner have in common? Proceedings of the ACL-SIGSEM Workshop, The Linguistic Dimensions of Prespositions and their Use in Computational Linguistics Formalisms and Applications. Toulouse, September 2003, pp. 217-227. 
  • Mari, A. (2002). “La polysémie entre notions et valeurs.” Revue de la Lexicologie 18 : pp.112-135. 
  • Mari, A. (2002). Under-specification and contextual variability of abstract prepositions : a case study. Proceedings of ACL-SIGSEM Workshop: Philadelphie, Juillet 2002, pp. 17-24.


Selection of Confereneces with selection committee (please contact me if you want the slides)
  • Mari, A. (2017). Belief and Assertion. The view from mood shift. NAIS Oslo May 8-10 2017.
  • Mari, A. (2016). Actuality entailments and modal presupposition. Tam-e. University Paris Diderot. 17-19 November 2016.

  • Mari, A. and Retoré, C. (2015). ‘Chaque vin a sa lie’ versus ‘Toute nuit a un jour.’ Does the difference in the human processing of chaque and tout match the difference between the proof rules for conjunction and quantification ? (In)Coherence of Discourse 3, Nancy.

  • Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2015). Subjunctive and emotions. Sinn und Bedeutung 2015.

  • Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2015). Emotive-factive and the puzzle of the subjunctive. CLS 2015.

  • Mari, A. (2013). The epistemic and the counterfactual interpretations of present perfect pouvoir in French. International Congress of Linguists, Session : Modality as a Window on Cognition, Geneva, July, 2013. 

  • Mari, A. (2013). The epistemic and the counterfactual interpretations of present perfect pouvoir in French. Talk at LSRL 2013. 

  • Giannakidou, A. et Mari, A. (2012). An evidential analysis of Italian and Greek future morphemes. The nature of evidentiality. Leiden.

  • Mari, A. and Schweitzer, S. (2011). "Deontic modals as covert anankastic conditionals". ILCLI International Workshop on Semantics, Pragmatics, and Rhetoric. Donostia, Décembre 2011.

  • Mari, A. (2011). (C)overt modality in generic sentences. Chronos 10, Birmingham. 

  • Mari, A.  (2010). 'Another look at Italian generic sentences', LSRL 40, Seattle. 

  • Mari, A. and Schweitzer, S. (2010). "Calculating the epistemic effect of past modality via K", JSM 2010, Nancy. 

  • Mari, A. and Schweitzer, S. (2010). "Calculating the epistemic interpretation of past modals via K", WCCFL 28,  2010. Los Angeles. 

  • Mari, A. (2009). "The polysemy of Italian future and different types of knowledge",Going Romance, Nice.

  • Mari, A. (2009). 'Disambiguating the Italian Future', GL 2009, Pise. 

  • Mari, A. (2009). "The future: how to derive the temporal interpretation". JSM 2009, Paris France. March 2009. 

  • Mari, A. and Martin, F. (2008). "Des indefinite generic in French: sums, groups and classes". Going Romance, Groningen, Dec. 13-15 2008.

  • Mari, A. (2008). "Each other and (un)certain predicates". Journées Pluralité Nominale et Verbale, Paris, 7-8 novembre 2008.

  • Mari, A. (2008). "Future, Judges and Normalcy Conditions". Chronos, 2008, Austin Texas. 

  •  Mari, A. and Martin, F. (2008). "The class reading of 'des' indefinite generic in French" LSRL 38, Urbana Champain, April 4-6

  • Mari, A. (2008). "Reciprocity, asymmetry and alternatives", JSM 2008 Toulouse, France.

  • Mari, A. and Martin F. (2007). "Imperfective vs. perfective in French and actuality entailement". Going Romance.

  • Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin and Mari, A. (2006). "Generic plural indefinites: Sums or Groups ?" JSM 2006 March 2006, Bordeaux, France.

  • Mari, A. (2005). "Additivity and scalarity: two ways to close a set of alternatives in di.erent contexts." SPR 05. Third International Workshop on Semantics, Pragmatics, and Rhetoric. Donostia - San Sebastián, November 10-12, 2005.

  • Tovena, L.M. and Mari, A. (2005). “Getting ‘even’ with an additive particle.” The (In)Determinacy of Meaning: Issues in Formal Pragmatics. Cologne, February 2005.

  • Mari, A. (2004). “The compositional and intensional nature of groups.” CoCoCo 2004, Düsseldorf, February 2004.

  • Mari, A. (2004). “Distributive predication and collective event.” Event04: Leipzig, March 2004.

  • Mari, A. et Jayez, J. (2003). “Comitativity and communication.” JSM, Journées Scientifiques Sémantique et Modélisation. Paris, ENST, Mars 2003.

  • Mari, A. (2002). “La relation partie-tout et la comitativité: événements complexes statiques et dynamiques. ” Représentation du sens II. Montréal, Mai 2002.

  • Mari, A. (2002). “L’expression des relations abstraites en Français : heuristique et dynamique de classement à partir de corpus.” AFLS Conference 2002 : Le français d'hier, d'aujourd'hui et de demain: St-Andrews, Août 2002.

  • Mari, A. (2002). “Sémantique grammaticale et corpus : sélecteurs et classes évolutives.” Atelier Les Français de Corpus : Bristol, Février 2002.

Invited speaker

  • Mari, A. (2017). Weak belief? Mood as the mediator between private credences and public commitments.  Subjectivity in language and thought. University of Chicago, May 19-20, 2017.

  • Mari, A. (2016): The presuppositions of non-factive epistemic attitudes and mood variation. 9SDL Geneva.

  • Mari, A. (2015). Epistemic attitudes, consensus and truth. Modality and Subjectivity University of Chicago, April 2015.

  • Mari, A. (2010). "Temporal reasoning and Modality", Temporality: Typology and Acquisition, Paris, March 2010. handout

  • Mari, A. (2007). Reciprocity and Asymmetry: Towards a Modal Account. Invited Speaker at the Berlin Workshop Reciprocals Cross Linguistically, Berlin, Nov 29 - Dec 2nd.

Seminars, worshops upon invitation  .... (selection)
  • Mari, A. (2016). Verbes de croyance et subjonctif. Linguistique et Ecrit : l’Enonciation. Paris, EHESS. 24-25 Novembre 2016.

  • Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2015). (Non)veridicality conflict and mood choice : a semantic typology. Workshop Workshop on (Non)veridical Expressions and Subjectivity in Language. University of Chicago, December, 2015.

  • Mari, A. (2014) Future and Information. Talk at Chronos 2014, Pisa.

  • Giannakidou, A. and Mari, A. (2014). Future and Evaluation. Talk at Chronos 2014, Pisa.

  • Mari, A. (2014). Actuality entailments : broadening the space of the possibilities. Invited Talk Chicago Linguistics Colloquium. Chicago, Dec. 4th 2014.

  • Mari, A. (2013a). "Future and verification : the case of French" Determinants and Inferences. Paris, Paris-Sorbonne, June 2013.

  • Mari, A. (2013b). "Polysemy : the case of the reciprocal expression each other." Workshop Se- mantics : Mathematics or Psychology ? Princeton, September 2013.

  • Mari, A. (2013c). "Two multidimensional modals in one morpheme." Workshop ‘How do we know what happens ?’ ENS- Paris, April, 2013.

  • Mari, A. (2012). "De la non-ambiguïté du futur en italien." Le Futur dans les Langues Romanes. Neuchâtel, November 2012.

  • Mari, A. (2012). "Modalités et temps. Aspects lexicaux." BrownBag L2C2. Lyon, Mai 2012.

  • Mari, A. (2012). "Les modalités : opérateurs ou prédicats ?" Anr Loci ; Journée Modalities and Commitment. Paris, Janvier 2012.

  • A. (2011). Reciprocity and asymmetry. Chicago LInguistics 

  • Colloquium. November 2011. 

  • Mari, A. and Schweitzer, S. (2010). Modality, Actions and Goals. Working Sessions on Modality. Paris, ENS. 

  • Mari, A. (2010). Epistemic and Circumstantial Modality in the present perfect. GENIUS Seminar, Dec 10th, ENS, Paris. handout

  • Mari, A. and Martin, F. (2009). "Generic 'in)definites and types of judgments" Sémianire Généricité, March 18th CNRS Paris. 

  • Mari, A. and Martin, F. (2009). "Interaction between Aspect and Verbal Polysemy. (Im-)perfectivity and (Non-)Implicativity". Séminaire Temporalité: Typologie et Acquisition, Paris, CNRS, March 16     handout

  • Mari, A. (2007). Why reciprocity can be asymmetric. Workshop New Advances on Plurality, Paris, June 1st.

  • Mari, A. (2007). "Réciprocité et symétrie" Séminaire de la Fédération Typologie et Universaux linguistiques, CNRS FR 2559.

  • Mari, A. (2006). "Generic Plural Indefinites: Sums or Groups?" NYU, October 17, 2006. (with Dobrovie-Sorin)

  • Mari, A. (2006). "Les réciproques: analyses sémantiques." Séminaire de la Fédération Typologie et Universaux linguistiques, CNRS FR 2559.

  • Mari, A. (2006). "Sets and orders: a structuralist approach to plurality." Institut Jean Nicod Seminar, May 5th 2006.

  • Mari, A. (2005). "The Genericity of French Plural Indefinites and the Domain of Adverbial Quantification." Stuttgart, November 17, 2005 (with Dobrovie-Sorin)

  • Mari, A. and Tovena, L. (2005). "Features of 'neppure'. Workshop Even and FriendsParis VII, December 2006.

  • Mari, A. (2005). “Groups as dependent entities.” Logic, Games and Belief Group Seminar, CUNY, New York, Avril 2005.

  • Mari, A. (2004). “Introduction to the study of plurality.” Workshop New perspectives on Plurality. ENST, Paris, Juillet 2004.

  • Mari, A. (2004). “Collectives.” Workshop New perspectives on Plurality. ENST, Paris, Juillet 2004.

  • Mari, A. (2004). “From sums to unities.” Paris VII, Talana, January 2004.

  • Mari, A. (2004). “Sets and plurality.” EHESS, May 2004.

  • Mari, A. (2001). “Abstraction cognitive et explication sémantique : le cas de avec.”ACI Cognitique : La signification Linguistique est-elle abstraite ? Paris, June 2001

  • Mari, A. and Martin, F. Generic (in)definites and types of judgments. 
HDR (Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Sept. 2011)
  • Mémoire de Synthèse. "Quantificateurs Polysémiques".
  • Ouvrage original. Modalités et temps: des modèles aux données.