Heather Susan Burnett

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Université de Montréal

Associate Member
École normale supérieure, Paris

                                                                         heather.susan.burnett@gmail.com

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RESEARCH INTERESTS:     
formal semantics · formal pragmatics · mathematical linguistics · syntactic theory · philosophy of language 
historical linguistics · morpho-syntactic change · dialectology · corpus linguistics · sociolinguistics 
· 
typology


ASSOCIATED GROUPS/PROJECTS:

Institut Jean Nicod (Ecole normale supérieure, Paris)

CLLE-ERSS (Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail)

Département de français (University of Ottawa)
                          
Upcoming Presentations:

Heather Burnett, Mireille Tremblay & Hélène Blondeau. (2014). "The Variable Grammar of Negative Concord in Montréal French." Paper to be presented at the 43rd New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV43) conference. University of Illinois, Chicago. Chicago, USA. October 2014.

Heather Burnett. (2014). "Mereological Comparatives in Delineation Semantics." Paper to be presented at the second Natural Language and Computer Science workshop. Vienna Summer of Logic. Vienna, Austria. July 2014. 


Recent Presentations:

Heather Burnett, Mireille Tremblay & Hélène Blondeau. (2014). "Negative Concord in Montréal French." Paper to be presented at Change and Variation in Canada 8. Queen's University. Canada. May 2014. slides

Heather Burnett. (2014). "Vagueness and Scale Structure in Delineation Semantics." Colloquium at the Linguistics Department, University of Maryland, College Park. May 2014. slides

Heather Burnett. (2014). "Split Intransitivity and Variable Auxiliary Selection in Old French." Séminaire Lectures de linguistique expérimentale. Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle. Université Paris 7. March 2014. handout

Heather Burnett. (2014). "Linguistic Microvariation and Compositional Semantics." Colloquium at the Department of Linguistics (Indiana University). February, 2014. slides