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2009 (February). Keynote Speaker. Conference on The Czech Language in Formal Grammar. Masaryk University, Brno, The Czech Republic.

 

2008 (December). Keynote Speaker. Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL 7.5). The Independent University of Moscow. Russia.

 

2004 (June). “Measures and Indefinites.” Keynote Speaker, The 20th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.

 

2001 (December). “Aspect, Eventuality Types and NP Semantics in Slavic Languages.” Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussant, Conference on Perspectives on Aspect.  Main organizer: Henk Verkuyl, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

 

 

Guest Lectures

 

 

2009 (February). A series of four lectures on aspect, indefinites and genericity.  Charles University, Faculty of Arts, Institute of Czech Language and Theory of Communication, Prague, The Czech Republic.

 

2007 (March).  “Indefinites.”  Program in Linguistics, Princeton University.

 

2006 (March). “Event Structure and Maximalization.” Linguistics and Cognitive Science Program, Brandeis University.

 

2006 (February). “Information Retrieval from Unstructured Texts.” Department of Linguistics, Indiana University.

 

2006 (January). “Measures and Indefinites.” Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University.

 

2005 (June). “Telicity and Perfectivity.” Workshop on Theoretical and Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Semantics of Aspect organized by Susan Rothstein at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.

 

2004 (May). “The Telicity Parameter Revisited.” Department for Scandinavian Linguistics and Literature. University of Oslo, Norway.

 

2004 (May). “Measures and Indefinites.” Colloquium talk at the Center for Advanced Studies in Theoretical Linguistics.  University of Tromsģ, Norway.

 

2003 (September). “Prefixed Verbs and Interpretation of Bare Arguments.” Workshop on Tense and Aspect organized by Gillian Ramchand at LAGB Autumn Meeting, University of Oxford.

 

2003 (February). “Imperfectivity: Its Delimitation in the Slavic Verbal System.” Workshop on Grammatical Polysemy: The Case of Imperfective Aspect in Russian. University of Leipzig, Germany.

 

2002 (December). “(In)Definite Descriptions.” Department of Linguistics, Université de GenŹve. GenŹve, Switzerland.

 

2002 (January). “Individual-Level Predicates as Restrictors in Generic Quantification.” Linguistics Colloquium. Department of Linguistics, Stanford University.

 

2001 (November). “Interaction of Genericity, I-level vs. S-level Predicate Distinction and Case Morphology.”  Workshop on Genericity.  Organizers: Hans-Jürgen Sasse and Leila Behrens, Köln University, Germany.

 

2001 (July). “The Semantics of Case in Russian Secondary Predicates.” Department of Linguistics,  Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany.

 

2001 (May). “The Semantics of Case in Russian Secondary Predicates.” Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago.

 

1999 (November). “Reduced Relatives: A Lexical Constraint-Based Approach.” Cognitive Science Brownbag Colloquium. Department of Psychology, Northwestern University.

 

1999 (October). “Reduced Relatives: A Lexical Constraint-Based Approach.” Linguistics Colloquium. Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

1997 (July). Commentator on the presentations by Sabine Iatridou and Alessandro Zucchi. Workshop on Crosslinguistic Variation in Semantics. 1997 Summer Institute, Linguistic Society of America, Cornell University. Organizers: Gennaro Chierchia, Sally McConnell-Ginet and Molly Diesing.

 

1997 (June). “Aspect and Aktionsart in Slavic Languages.” Workshop on Events as Grammatical Objects, From the Combined Perspectives of Lexical Semantics, Logical Semantics and Syntax. 1997 Summer Institute, Linguistic Society of America, Cornell University. Organizer: Carol Tenny.

 

1997 (March). “Sui Generis Genericity.” Linguistics Colloquium. Department of Linguistics, State University of New York at Buffalo.

 

1996 (April). “Aspect and Lexical Quantification.” Department of Linguistics, University of Amherst at Massachusetts.

 

1992 (May). “Verbal Aspect and Nominal Argument Interpretation.” Linguistics Colloquium. Department of Linguistics, The University of Texas at Austin.

 

1989 (May). “A Semantic Analysis of German BE-verbs.” Symposium on Cognitive Linguistics. Universität Duisburg, Germany.

 

1988 (June). “Aspectual Properties of the AN-Construction in German.” Seventh Groningen Round-table: ‘Tense-Aspect-Modus.’ [Typology of the Lexical and Grammatical Forms in the Germanic Languages.] Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands.

 

 

 

 

Conference and Workshop Presentations

 

 

2008 (July). “Telicity by Parts, Degrees and Ends.” 18th International Congress of Linguists, Seoul, South Korea.

 

2007 (December). “Indefinites in Slavic: A cross-linguistic and Slavic perspective.” The Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of East European Languages (AATSEEL). Chicago.

 

2005 (December). “Negative Yes/No-questions with the positive epistemic implicature.” The Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of East European Languages (AATSEEL). Washington, DC.

 

2005 (December). “The Czech Program at the University of Florida,” Round Table: Czech Studies in American Higher Education, organized by Neil Bermel, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. The Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of East European Languages (AATSEEL). Washington, DC.

 

2005 (May). “Telicity as a Semantic Parameter.” Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL 14). Princeton University, Princeton.

 

2004 (January). “The Semantic Structure of Prefixed Verbs and their Arguments.” Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Boston.

 

2001 (May). “The Semantics of Case in Russian Secondary Predicates.” SALT (Semantics and Linguistic Theory) XI, New York University, New York.

 

2000 (October). “The Semantics of Case in Russian Secondary Predicates.” Hana Filip and Chris Kennedy. Workshop on Predicative Constructions, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft. Berlin, Germany.

 

1998 (May). “Context for Definite Reference: An Experimental Account.” Craig Chambers, Michael K. Tanenhaus, Gregory N. Carlson and Hana Filip. The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association. Ottawa, Canada.

 

1998 (March). “Reduced Relatives Judged Hard Refute Lexical Syntactic Analysis.” Hana Filip, Michael K. Tanenhaus and Gregory N. Carlson. The Eleventh Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New Brunswick, N. J.

 

1998 (March). “Uniqueness and Referential Domains.” Craig Chambers, Michael K. Tanenhaus, Kathleen M. Eberhard, Gregory N. Carlson and Hana Filip. Poster presented at The Eleventh Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New Brunswick, N. J.

 

1998 (February). “Lexical Constraint-Based Approach to Reduced Relatives.” The Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley.

 

1998 (January). “The Quantization Puzzle.” Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in New York.

 

1998 (January). “Definites, Indefinites and the On-Line Construction of Referential Domains.” Craig Chambers, Michael K. Tanenhaus, Gregory N. Carlson and Hana Filip. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in New York.

 

1997 (December). “Distributivity Strengthens Reciprocity and Collectivity Weakens It.” Hana Filip and Gregory N. Carlson. Conference on Semantics organized by Edit Doron and Fred Landman. Jerusalem.

 

1997 (April). “Constraint-Based Approach to Aspect Shift and Coercion.” The Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of Chicago Linguistic Society. Chicago.

 

1997 (February). “Sui Generis Genericity.” Hana Filip and Gregory N. Carlson. The Twenty-First Penn Linguistics Colloquium. The University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia.

 

1995 (January). “Psychological Verbs and the Syntax-Semantics Interface.” Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in New Orleans.

 

1994 (November). “Psychological Verbs and Conceptual Structure.” Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language. University of California at San Diego. La Jolla.

 

1994 (May). “Integrating Telicity, Aspect and NP Semantics: The Role of Thematic Structure.” A symposium on Aspect: Current Perspectives sponsored by the University of California at Los Angeles Center for European and Russian Studies and Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

 

1994 (May). “Integrating Telicity, Aspect and NP Semantics: The Role of Thematic Structure.” The Third Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, University of Maryland, College Park.

 

1993 (May). “Quantificational Morphology.” The Second Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Boston.

 

1993 (February). “Habitual and Generic Sentences: A Case Study in Czech.” The Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley.

 

1993 (January). “Habitual and Generic Sentences: A Case Study in Czech.” Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Los Angeles.

 

1992 (November). “Event Structure and Semantics of Nominal Expressions.” Conference on The Relationship between Linguistic and Conceptual Representation organized by the Max-Planck Institute, Nijmegen, and the Linguistic Society of Belgium. Antwerp, Belgium.

 

1992 (November). “Aspect and the Semantics of Quantity of Nominal and Verbal Expressions.” The Ninth Eastern States Conference on Linguistics at State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo.

 

1992 (November). “Verbal Aspect and Object Case Marking: A Comparison between Czech and Finnish.” Cognitive Linguistics Workshop, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, and University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley.

 

1992 (October). “Verbal Aspect and Object Case Marking: A Comparison between Czech and Finnish.” The Twenty-Second Western Conference on Linguistics. The University of Arizona at Tucson.

 

1992 (April). “Aspect and Interpretation of Nominal Arguments.” The Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting of Chicago Linguistic Society. The University of Chicago. Chicago.

 

1991 (July). “Aspect and Individuation.Second International Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference. The University of California at Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz.

 

1991 (May). “The Role of ‘Incremental Theme’ in the Constitution of Aspect Semantics.” The Fifth Annual Cognitive Linguistics Workshop. The University of California at San Diego. La Jolla.

 

1990 (October). “Thematic Roles and Aktionsart.” The Twentieth Western Conference on Linguistics. The University of Texas at El Paso.

 

1989 (December). “Nominal Reference and Aspect: Aspectually Determined Sort-Shifting in Czech.” Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Washington, D.C.

 

1989 (February). “The ‘Missing Subjects’ in German.” The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley.

 

1987 (October). “German BE-verbs Revisited.” The First Annual Cognitive Linguistics Workshop. The University of California at Berkeley. Berkeley.