(2012) "Whether it be little or much: Negative Polarity Items in a diachronic perspective." Paper presented at the 7th Studies in the History of the English Language conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. April 21, 2012
(2012) "For the life of me: diachronic changes in negation patterns." Paper presented at The Limits of Language: An interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium, University at Buffalo, SUNY. April 14, 2012
(2011) "Polarity Sensitivity of much and many by Register Variation". Paper presented at the 10th American Association on Corpus Linguistics in Atlanta, Georgia. October 7th, 2011
[ abstract in pdf
] [ handout in pdf
(2011) "Semantic Change across Time and Register: much and many as Negative Polarity Items". Paper presented at Buffalo-Cornell-Rochester mini-workshop. A Mood for Meaning: Mood, Speech Acts, Evidentiality, and Other Issues in Semantics. November 18th, 2011
[ handout in pdf
(2011) "Much ado about a lot: A corpus study of much as a negative polarity item". Paper presented at the 20th International Conference on Historical Linguistics in Osaka, Japan. July 26th, 2011.
[ slides in pdf
] [paper in docx
(2011) "Much as a Negative Polarity Item : NPIs in a Diachronic Perspective". Paper presented at the 37th
English Linguistics Society of Korea (ELSOK) Conference, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea. June 11th, 2011.
[ proceedings in pdf ]
(2010) "On the Development of much as a Negative Polarity Item: A Corpus-based Account". Qualifying Paper. University at Buffalo. December 3rd, 2010.
[ slides in pdf
[ draft in docx
QP advisor: Dr. David Fertig
On the Development of because: A Corpus-based Study
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