Handouts/Manuscripts

Manuscripts (Comments Welcome!)

Abner, Natash and Heather Burnett. (2010). On the So-called Determiners in Tongan and the Role of Category D in the Grammar. Manuscript, UCLA. pdf


Recent Handouts/Slides

Burnett, Heather. (2013). ``Vague Predication, Definiteness and Distributivity." Invited talk at the Institut für Germanistik, University of Vienna. December 2013. slides.

Burnett, Heather. (2013). "Universal Quantification and Degree Modification as Slack Regulation: Adjectival ALL." Poster presentation at Sinn und Bedeutung 18. September 2013. poster appendix 

Burnett, Heather & Michelle Troberg. (2013). "Diachronic Investigations into the Compositional Semantics of Resultative Constructions." Presentation at the Colloque de syntaxe et sémantique à Paris (CSSP2013). Université Paris 7. September 2013. slides 

Burnett, Heather & Michelle Troberg. (2013). "The Shape of Change at the Syntax-Semantics Interface: New Evidence from Old French." Paper presented at the 15th Diachronic Investigations into Generative Syntax (DIGS15) conference. University of Ottawa. Ottawa, Canada. pdf

Burnett, Heather. The`Microvariation' Approach to the Study of Semantic Universals. School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. University of Edinburgh. May 2013. slides

Burnett, Heather, Francis Corblin & Mireille Tremblay. (2012). "From du tout to pantoute." Paper presented at the 2012 Déterminants et inférences  workshop. Université Paris-Sorbonne. December 2012. handout

Burnett, Heather. (2012). "A Vagueness-based Characterization of Adjectival Scale Structure." Paper presented at the 17th Sinn und Bedeutung conference (SuB17). École normale supérieure, Paris. September, 2012. slides

Burnett, Heather et Michelle Troberg. (2012). ``L'évolution des constructions résultatives dans l'histoire du français: un changement typologique." Présentation à DIACHRO VI: Le français en diachronie. Leuven, Belgium. Octobre, 2012. slides

Burnett, Heather & Mireille Tremblay. (2012). "L'expression de la négation en français québécois: pantoute, polarité et mots-N." Invited talk at the 4th Les français d'ici: colloque international sur le français en Amérique du Nord. Université de Sherbrooke. June 2012. slides

Burnett, Heather. (2011). "From Quantification and Intensification to Slack Regulation: Adjectival ALL". Paper presented at the 42nd meeting of the North East Linguistics Society (NELS42). University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. handout

Troberg, Michelle, Heather Burnett & Mireille Tremblay. (2011). "Typological Shift: From Satellite-Framed to Verb-Framed in the History of French." Paper presented at the Verbal Elasticity Workshop. Universitat Autonoma Barcelona. October 2011. handout

Burnett, Heather. (2011). ``Context-Sensitivity, Universal Quantification and the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface." Paper presented at the 34th Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW34) conference. University of Vienna. April 2011. slides 

Troberg, Michelle, Heather Burnett & Mireille Tremblay. (2011). ``On the Non-Uniformity of Secondary Predication: Evidence from the History of French." Paper presented at the 41st Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL41). University of Ottawa. May 2011. handout