Maayan Abenina-Adar

Journal publications, conference proceedings, and book chapters


Abenina-Adar, Maayan & Yael Sharvit. On the presuppositional strength of interrogative clauses. Accepted at Natural Language Semantics.

Abenina-Adar, Maayan. Interesting interrogatives. Sinn und Bedeutung 24. [paper]

Abenina-Adar, Maayan & Yael Sharvit. 2020. Alternative interrogatives and Negative Polarity Items. Snippets 38. 1–3. http://dx.doi.org/10.7358/snip-2020-038-aash. [paper]

Abenina-Adar, Maayan. 2019. Surprising. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 36. 41–47. [paper]

Abenina-Adar, Maayan. 2019. Know whether and ever- free-relative clauses. Semantics and Pragmatics 12(19). 1–46. https://doi.org/10.3765/sp.12.19. [paper]

Abenina-Adar, Maayan & Nikos Angelopoulos. 2016. On root modality and thematic relations in Tagalog and English. Semantics and Linguistic Theory 26(0). 775–794. [paper]

Abenina-Adar, Maayan. 2013 (to appear). Individual and event existentials in Tagalog. Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association 20.

Coon, Jessica (first author) & Maayan Abenina-Adar. 2013. Ergativity. In Mark Aronoff (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics, New York: Oxford University Press. [paper]

Selected presentations


June 2020. Expressing ignorance with determiner phrases. Colloquium talk at Tel Aviv University Department of Linguistics. [slides]

October 2019. Ever free-relative clauses and Maximize Presupposition. Talk at North East Linguistic Society 50, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. [handout]

September 2019. Interesting interrogatives. Talk at Sinn und Bedeutung 24, University of Osnabrück.

May 2019. How the modal and non-modal implications of Tagalog free relatives emerge. Talk at Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association 26, University of Western Ontario (with James Collins). [handout]

May 2018. Domain uniformity in questions. Talk at Semantics and Linguistic Theory 28, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (with Yael Sharvit). [handout]

April 2018. Surprising. Poster at West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 36, University of California Los Angeles. [poster]

March 2017. Subjectivity and necessity. Poster at Generative Linguistics in the Old World 40, Leiden University (with Nikos Angelopoulos).

May 2016. On root modality and thematic relations in Tagalog and English. Poster at Semantics and Linguistic Theory 26, University of Texas at Austin (with Nikos Angelopoulos). [poster]

February 2016. On root modality and grammatical relations in Tagalog. Talk at Berkeley Linguistics Society 42, University of California Berkeley (with Nikos Angelopoulos). [handout]

May 2015. Defeasible endpoints in Tagalog. Poster at Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association 22, McGill University.

May 2013. Individual and event existentials in Tagalog. Talk at Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association 20, University of Texas at Arlington.

Other


Abenina-Adar, Maayan. 2015. Weak even in embedded questions. MA thesis, UCLA. [manuscript]

Abenina-Adar, Maayan. 2013. On aspectual morphology in Tagalog. MA thesis, McGill University.