Doreen Georgi
Linguist

Invited talks


  • 2021:
    • March 5: How to account for resumptives in movement chains: insights from phi-mismatches in Igbo. Linguistics Colloquium, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

    • February 8: Resumption in Igbo. Cognitive Science of Language lecture series, McMaster University.

  • 2020:
    • December 11: Resumption in Igbo (joint work with Mary Amaechi). Morpho-Syntax-Colloquium, Institute of Linguistics, Leipzig University.

    • December 3: Asymmetries in Asante Twi A'-movement: On the role of noun type in resumption (joint work with Johannes Hein). Syntax Semantics Lab Meeting, University of Delaware, USA.

    • November 18: Resumption in Igbo. Resumption types and morphologial mismathes (joint work with Mary Amaehi).
      Departmental seminar, Linguistis Department, Queen Mary University of London.

    • May 28: On prominence scale interactions in Hayu: a Harmonic Grammar account. Agreement seminar, Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna.

    • February 17: On two types of resumption in Igbo (joint work with Mary Amaechi). Syntax reading group, Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania.

  • 2019:
    • December 2: Iterative wh-movement: dos and don'ts. A case study in ATB-movement. Workshop Iterativity in Grammar, University of Leipzig.

    • November 25: On two types of resumption in Igbo and the nature of islands (joint work with Mary Amaechi). Syntax colloquium, Department of linguistics, Goethe University Frankfurt.

    • May 2: Reflexes of movement and locality. CamCos 8, Cambridge, UK.

  • 2018:
    • November 16: Reconstruction in German wh-movement - an experimental investigation (with Martin Salzmann, Marta Wierzba). Workshop on Reconstruction, QMU London.

  • 2017:
    • November 22: On subject / non-subject extraction asymmetries in Igbo (with Mary Amaechi). SVM lecture series, Universität Potsdam.

    • August 10: On subject / non-subject extraction asymmetries in Igbo (with Mary Amaechi). Workshop on Quirks of Subject Extraction, National University of Singapore.

    • January 19: Harmonic Agreement. ZAS syntax colloquium, Berlin.

    • January 5: Harmonic Agreement. ConSOLE 25, Leipzig.

  • 2016:
    • January 18: Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of Case attraction: local modeling under top-down derivation (with Martin Salzmann). CNRS/Paris VIII research unit Structures Formelles du Langage, seminar of the Equipe LaGraM, Paris.

    • January 18: Person encoding in local scenarios. A relativized probing approach. CNRS/Paris VIII research unit Structures Formelles du Langage, seminar of the Equipe LaGraM, Paris.

  • 2015:
    • February 25: Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of Case attraction: local modeling under top-down derivation (with Martin Salzmann). Linguistics Seminar Series, University College London.


Peer-reviewed presentations


  • 2021:
    • October 29: Challenges of investigating Condition C reconstruction experimentally (joint work with Martin Salzmann & Marta Wierzba). (Virtual) NELS 52, Rutgers University.

  • 2020:
    • November 8: Asymmetries in Asante Twi A'-movement: On the role of noun type in resumption (joint work with Johannes Hein). (Virtual) NELS 51, University of Québec à Montréal.

    • August: On the interaction of extraction and argument marking in Asante Twi (joint work with Johannes Hein). (Virtual) CLS 56, University of Chicago.

    • April: On two types of resumption in Igbo and the nature of islands (joint work with Mary Amaechi). Poster at (Virtual) GLOW 43, Humboldt University Berlin. .

    • April: On the interaction of extraction and argument marking in Asante Twi (joint with Johannes Hein). Poster at (Virtual) GLOW 43, Humboldt University Berlin.

    • April: On the interaction of extraction and argument marking in Asante Twi (with Johannes Hein). LinG 3, Göttingen.

    • February 13: An experimental investigation of reconstruction for Condition C in German A'-movement (with Martin Salzmann, Marta Wierzba). Linguistic Evidence, Tübingen.

  • 2019:
    • October 27: On two types of resumption in Igbo and the nature of islands (with Mary Amaechi). NELS 50, MIT, Cambridge (MA). SLIDES

    • May 24: On the nature of subject marking in Awing (with Henry Fominyam). ACAL 50, UBC, Vancouver.

    • May 10: An experimental investigation of reconstruction for Condition C in German A'-movement (with Martin Salzmann, Marta Wierzba), poster presentation. GLOW 42, Oslo.

    • April 16: On the role of referentiality in subject marking in Awing (with Henry Fominyam). DISCO, Leipzig.

    • March 7: On "optional" wh-/focus fronting in Igbo: a SYN-SEM-PHON interaction (with Mary Amaechi). Workshop Who cares? Contrast and opposition in 'free' phenomena at the 41st Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Bremen.

  • 2018:
    • October 5: On the nature of ATB-movement: insights from reflexes of movement. NELS 49, Cornell University, Ithaca.

    • October 6: Reconstruction in German wh-movement - an experimental investigation (with Martin Salzmann   Marta Wierzba). Poster presentation at NELS 49, Cornell University, Ithaca.

    • September 28: Reconstruction in German wh-movement - an experimental investigation. CGSW 33, Göttingen.

    • April 13: On the nature of ATB-movement: insights from reflexes of movement. GLOW 41, Budapest. slides

    • March 23: On the source of subject / non-subject asymmetries in Igbo wh-/focus constructions (with Mary Amaechi). ACAL 49, Michigan.

    • March 8: On subject / non-subject extraction asymmetries in Igbo (with Mary Amaechi). Workshop Referential and relational approaches to syntactic asymmetries at the 40th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Stuttgart.

  • 2017:
  • 2016:
    • April 6: Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of top-down Case attraction (with Martin Salzmann). GLOW 39, Göttingen.

  • 2015:
    • October 8: Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of Case attraction: local modeling under top-down derivation (with Martin Salzmann). CSSP 2015, Paris.

    • September 22: Complementarity of gaps and resumptives as the result of Case attraction: local modeling under top-down derivation (with Martin Salzmann). TbiLLC 2015, Tbilisi (Georgia).

  • 2014:
    • September 27: A locality argument for top-down derivation: resumptive drop and case attraction (with Martin Salzmann). CGSW 29, York.

    • September 26: A locality argument for top-down derivation: Resumptive drop and case attraction (with Martin Salzmann, poster presentation). SinFonIJA VII, Graz.

    • April 4: Opaque reflexes of cyclic movement: Ordering final vs. intermediate steps. GLOW 37, Brussels).

  • 2013:
    • April 3: Abstract composite possessor case in Udmurt (with Anke Assmann, Svetlana Edygarova, Timo Klein & Philipp Weisser). GLOW 36, Lund).

    • April 3: Opaque Interaction of Merge and Agree: On Two Types of Internal Merge (poster presentation). GLOW 36, Lund.

    • March 14: Opaque Interaction of Merge and Agree: On Two Types of Internal Merge. Interaction of Syntactic Primitives (Workshop at the 35th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS)), Potsdam.

    • January 10: Possessor case in Udmurt: A local reanalysis as fusional case stacking (with Anke Assmann, Timo Klein & Philipp Weisser). ConSOLE XXI, Potsdam.

    • January 9: Opaque Interaction of Merge and Agree: On Two Types of Internal Merge. ConSOLE XXI, Potsdam.

  • 2012:
    • December 18: Possessor case in Udmurt: multiple case assignment feeds postsyntactic fusion (with Anke Assmann, Timo Klein & Philipp Weisser). BCGL 7: The Morphology-Syntax Interface, Brussels.

    • March 29: Ergatives move too early (with Anke Assmann, Fabian Heck, Gereon Müller & Philipp Weisser). GLOW 35, Potsdam.

  • 2011:
    • December 20: Local Person Portmanteaux & Hierarchy Effects. BCGL 6: Configurations of agreement, Brussels.

    • November 12: Local Person Portmanteaux & Hierarchy Effects: A Unified Approach. NELS 42, Toronto.

    • January 7: A derivational account of possessor advancement (with Anke Assmann & Philipp Weisser). ConSOLE XIX, Groningen.

    • January 6: Chameleon Probes in Mordvin. ConSOLE XIX, Groningen.

    • December 2: All by itself - why there are no portmanteaus in Uralic (with Larissa Kröhnert). Poster presentation at Décembrettes 7, Toulouse.

  • 2010:
    • August 20: Chameleon Probes in Mordvin. SICOGG 12, Seoul.

    • August 14: DP-internal double agreement is not double Agree: a unification with possessor agreemment (with Martin Salzmann). GLOW-in-Asia VIII, Beijing.

    • June 21: Unifying possessor doubling and possessor agreement (with Martin Salzmann). 4th European Dialect Syntax Meeting, San Sebastián.

    • March 25: Double agreement in possessor doubling: against DP-over-NP and in favor of NP-over-DP (with Martin Salzmann). Syntaxcolloquium, Department of Linguistics, University of Leipzig (Germany).

    • February 24: Chameleon probes in Mordvin. DGfS annual meeting, HU Berlin (Germany).

  • 2009:
    • August 27: A Local Approach to Global Case Splits via Maraudage. Poster presentation at Minimalist Approaches to Syntactic Locality, Research Institute for Linguistics, Budapest.

    • March 5: Maraudage as repair (with Fabian Heck and Gereon Müller). DGfS annual meeting, Osnabrück.

    • January 18: A Cyclic Derivation of Global Case Splits. ConSOLE XVII, Nova Gorica (Slovenia).


Other presentations


  • 2019, November 15: tba. Job talk (for a W2-Juniorprofessorship) at the University of Potsdam.

  • 2017, June 16: On the nature of ATB-movement: Insights from reflexes of movement. GGS 43, Göttingen.

  • 2016, October 20: On person-number-interactions in Hayu and prominence scores. GGS 42, Leipzig.

  • 2016, February 17: Case-stacking below the surface: On the possessor case alternation in Udmurt. ENS, LINGUAE group, language seminar, Paris.

  • 2016, January 15: Person Encoding in Local Scenarios. Job talk (for a W1-Juniorprofessorship) at the University of Potsdam.

  • 2012, September 6: Argument encoding and its consequences for displacement (with Anke Assmann, Fabian Heck, Gereon Müller & Philipp Weisser). Decomposition and natural classes in argument coding (Workshop of the research group Grammar and Processing of Verbal Arguments), Leipzig.

  • 2012, May 19: Ergative bewegen sich zu früh (Ergatives move too early) with Anke Assmann, Fabian Heck, Gereon Müller & Philipp Weisser. GGS 40, Freiburg.

  • 2010, Dezember 11: Analyzing Switch Reference (with Anke Assmann & Philipp Weisser). The Fine Structure of Grammatical Relations, Leipzig.

  • 2010, June 26: Third Cycle Agree Effects in Mordvin. Workshop on Theoretical Morphology 5 / 6th Network Meeting, Wittenberg (Germany).

  • 2010, May 09: Unifying possessor doubling and possessor agreement (with Martin Salzmann). GGS 37, FU Berlin.

  • 2009, March 26: Maraudage (with Fabian Heck and Gereon Müller). Potsdam-Leipzig-Workshop "Movement and Morphology", Wittenberg (Germany).

  • 2007, May 19: Münchhausenmerkmale in der NP (with Gereon Müller). GGS 34, Konstanz.

  • 2007, April 20: Argument Encoding in Kambera. Workshop on Grammar and Processing of Verbal Arguments, Leipzig.

  • about 20 colloquium talks at the University of Leipzig, the ENS and the University of Potsdam