Hana Filip







University of Florida

Associate Professor


Contact Information

4131 Turlington Hall

PO Box 115454

Gainesville, FL 32611-5454, USA

Phone: (352) 392-0639

Fax: (352) 392-8480





Office: 359 Dauer Hall

Phone: (352) 273-3794

Email:  hana.filip AT gmail DOT com




Research Areas


Semantics (aspect, genericity, lexical semantics, NP & DP semantics, indefinites)



Language Typology

Computational lexical semantics



Recent Publications


- To appear. Aspectual Class and Aktionsart. Semantics: An International Handbook of

  Natural Language Meaning, edited by Klaus von Heusinger, Claudia Maienborn and

  Paul Portner. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 29 pages.  


- 2008. Events and Maximalization.  Susan Rothstein (editor).

  Theoretical and Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Semantics of Aspect.

  Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp.217-256.


Work in Progress and Recent Talks


- Two Models for Characterizing Genericity? (keynote talk)

   Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL 19), University of Maryland, 

  April 23-25, 2010 conference website

- Habituals and Q-adverbs.  abstract

  Genericity: Interpretation and Uses (GENIUS I).

  May 11-13, 2009, Paris, ENS: conference website

- Imperfectivity and genericity: A non-reductionist analysis.

  Workshop on Imperfective Form and Imperfective Meaning. 

  April 10-11, 2009, Department of Linguistics, Yale University.

  conference website

- a book on aspect for Oxford University Press

Ongoing Activities


- Associate Editor of the Journal of Slavic Linguistics

- Linguistic Society of America (LSA):

Program Committee (three-year term starting in January 2009).

Program Committee liaison on the Secretariat-sponsored Public Relations Committee.






OUP Blog: Oxford Word of the Year 2009: Unfriend

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Semantics etc.

Classics in Formal Semantics

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Arnold Zwicky's Blog

Arnold Zwicky's Linguistic Collages


Aspect, Eventuality Types, and Nominal Reference

By Hana Filip

Published by Routledge, 1999

312 pages

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