Author Archives: Ash

About Ash

I am an Associate Professor of Cognitive Science at Carleton University and Professor of Semantics at Oxford University, where I'm also a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College.

New book: Siddiqi

Dan Siddiqi has co-edited a new book, Morphological Metatheory, published by John Benjamins.

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Promotion: Asudeh

Ash Asudeh has been promoted to Professor of Semantics at Oxford University, where he also holds an appointment. He continues as Associate Professor of Cognitive Science here at Carleton.

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New master’s theses: Daniel Di Giovanni and Marly Mageau

Congratulations to lab members Daniel Di Giovanni and Marly Mageau on the completion of their master’s theses, Neural & Predictive Effects of Verb Argument Structure and Foreign Accents in Song and Speech, respectively. They are available on the theses page.

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New article: Asudeh & Giorgolo

Ash Asudeh and Gianluca Giorgolo’s article Perspectives is now available in an early access version: Asudeh, Ash and Gianluca Giorgolo. 2016. Perspectives. Semantics and Pragmatics 9(21). http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/sp.9.21. Abstract We present a new solution to long-standing puzzles about substitution of co-referential … Continue reading

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New article: Blumenfeld & Toivonen’s long-gestating Votic paper arrives

Lev Blumenfeld and Ida Toivonen’s article A featural paradox in Votic harmony has appeared in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. The work that led to this fourteen-page article began in 1998. The paper is available here and the abstract follows. … Continue reading

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New book: Toivonen

Ida Toivonen has co-edited a new book, Structures in the Mind: Essays on Language, Music, and Cognition in Honor of Ray Jackendoff, published by MIT Press. The festschrift was presented to Ray on November 15th in Boston.

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New book: Asudeh & Toivonen

Ash Asudeh and Ida Toivonen are co-authors of Lexical-Functional Syntax (2nd ed.), by Joan Bresnan, Ash Asudeh, Ida Toivonen and Stephen Wechsler. The book is published by Wiley-Blackwell. LFS2 is both a major resource/reference book on Lexical-Functional Grammar and a … Continue reading

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New article: Singh

Lab member Raj Singh has published an article called Accommodating Presuppositions Is Inappropriate in Implausible Contexts in the prestigious journal Cognitive Science. The article is available here. Raj Singh, Evelina Fedorenko, Kyle Mahowald and Edward Gibson. 2015. Accommodating Presuppositions Is … Continue reading

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New article: Blumenfeld

Lev Blumenfeld has published an article in Natural Language & Linguistic Theory, one of the top international journals in theoretical linguistics. The article is called Meter as faithfulness. You can find it here. Lev Blumenfeld. 2015. Meter as faithfulness. Natural … Continue reading

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New article: Milacic, Singh & Toivonen

Raj Singh and Ida Toivonen and former lab member Dejan Milacic have published an article in the prestigious Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung. The article is available here. Dejan Milacic, Raj Singh and Ida Toivonen. 2015. On the Morphosyntactic Representation … Continue reading

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