Presentations

2014

R. Bhatt and V. Homer. The Interpretation of Infinitival Negation in Hindi-Urdu
Paper presented at FASAL 4. March 30. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. (handout)

V. Homer. Anatomy of ne… que
Paper presented at WCCFL 32. March 9. USC, Los Angeles, CA.  (slides
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2013

V. Homer. On the Nonexistence of Negative Quantifiers: The Case of Haitian Creole
Paper presented at the Paris 8 Seminar on Creole Languages. October 7. Saint-Denis, France. (slides)

V. Homer and C. Geraci. Can’t We Make it Possible? Maybe (not)
Poster presented at TISLR 11. July 12. UCL, London, UK.  (poster)

V. Homer. Polarity and Grammar
Invited talk. April 9. UCL, London, UK. (slides)

V. Homer and T. Thommen. Remarks on a Language with No Overt Negation
Paper presented at the 14th Szklarska Poreba Workshop. March 1-4. Szklarska Poreba, Poland.  (slides)

V. Homer. Polarity and Grammar
Invited talk. March 1st. UMass, Amherst, MA.

V. Homer. Escape!
Invited talk. February 28. UMass, Amherst, MA.  (slides)

V. Homer. Polarity and Grammar
Invited talk. February 25. UConn, Storrs, CT.

V. Homer. Polarity and Grammar
Invited talk. February 8. UT Arlington, TX.  

2012

V. Homer. What ne… que Presupposes
Paper presented at the LANGUAGE Seminar. December 19. École normale supérieure, Paris, France. (slides)

V. Homer. Why Do Modals Vary?
Three lectures given at EALing ’12. September 14-16. École normale supérieure, Paris, France. (slides)

V. Homer. As Simple as It Seems
Paper presented at BLS 38. February 12. UC Berkeley, CA. (slides)

2011

V. Homer. As Simple as It Seems
Paper presented at the 18th Amsterdam Colloquium. December 19. University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (slides)

V. Homer. To Possess and to Control: Genitive DPs in Samoan
Invited talk at the Case by Case Workshop. October 22. École normale supérieure, Paris, France. (slides)

V. Homer. Neg-raising: The View from Modals
Invited talk at the Speaking of Time and Possibility Workshop II. June 4. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany. (slides)

V. Homer. On the Dependent Character of PI Licensing
Poster presented at SALT 21. May 21. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. (poster)  (handout)

V. Homer and D. Sportiche. Clitics in French Causatives: Wait and See
Paper presented at GLOW 34. April 28. University of Vienna, Austria. (slides)

V. Homer. On the Dependent Character of PI Licensing
Paper presented at the Intervention from a Semantic Perspective Workshop at GLOW 34. April 27. University of Vienna, Austria. (slides)

2010

V. Homer. Domaines des items à polarité (in French)
Invited talk at Paris-Diderot LingLunch. December 16. Paris, France. (slides)

E. Chemla, V. Homer, and D. Rothschild. Negative Polarity Items: Language Meets Logic, Subjectively
Paper presented at the Euro-XPRAG Workshop. June 11. University of Leuven, Belgium. (slides)

V. Homer. French Modals and Perfective: A Case of Aspectual Coercion
Paper presented at JSM 8. March 25-26. LORIA-INRIA, Nancy, France. 

V. Homer. French Modals and Perfective: A Case of Aspectual Coercion
Paper presented at WCCFL 28. February 19-21. USC, Los Angeles, CA.

2009

V. Homer. Epistemic Modals: High ma non troppo
Paper presented at NELS 40. November 13-15. MIT, Cambridge, MA. (slides)

V. Homer. Here and There: The Curious Case of Samoan Possessors
Paper presented at AFLA 16. May 1-3. UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA. (slides)

V. Homer and T. Ishizuka. Looking at Japanese Causatives from a French Perspective
Paper presented at CLS 45. April 16-18. Chicago University, Chicago, IL. (slides)

V. Homer, T. Ishizuka and D. Sportiche. The Locality of Clitic Placement and the Analysis of French Causatives
Paper presented at LSRL 39. March 27-29. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. (slides)

V. Homer, T. Ishizuka and D. Sportiche. The Locality of Clitic Placement and the Analysis of French Causatives
Paper presented at GLOW Asia 7. February 25-28. The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India. (slides)

V. Homer. Presuppositions Can Disrupt NPI Licensing
Invited talk at Ivano Caponigro’s Semantics Seminar. February 17. UCSD, San Diego, CA. (slides)

2008

V. Homer. Presuppositions Can Be Disruptors Too: A Case against Strawson-Entailment
Talk given at WCCFL 27. May 16-18. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. (slides)

V. Homer. Disruption of NPI Licensing: The Case of Presuppositions
Talk given at SALT 18. March 21-23. UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA. (slides)