Recent Output

Look Who’s Talking 

An overview of upcoming and recent talks delivered by members of our research group. Earlier talks can be found here ! 

September 8-10, 2021. Jelena Živojinović & Marta Tagliani (Univr & Unigoe). “Grammaticalization in northern Italo-Romance: some considerations”. CIDSM15.

September 3-5, 2021. Jelena Živojinović, Beatrice Azzolina (Univr), & Veronica Girolami (Univr). “Postposed articles and DP structures in Torlak”. SLS-16.

September 2-4, 2021. Myrte Vos, Sergey Minor, & Gillian Ramchand. “Comparing infrared and webcam-based eyetracking in the Visual World Paradigm”. AMLAP2021.
June 10, 2021. Craig Sailor. “Partial V2: Residue or innovation?“. The Residual Verb Second in Romance workshop 1, Oslo, Norway (online).
June 10-12, 2021. Charlotte Sant. “The pluractional reading of frequency adjectives”. Edinburgh Linguistics & English Language Postgraduate Conference (LELPGC).
May 27, 2021. Anna Katharina Pilsbacher. “The German past participle prefix gə-: a typological analysis” poster presented at The 28th Manchester Phonology Meeting (mfm28).
May 20, 2021. Sergey Minor. “Analyzing Effect Latencies in Infrared and Webcam-based VW Eye-tracking”. AcqVA Lunch seminar, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
May 12-14, 2021. Anna Katharina Pilsbacher. “Prosodic Conditioning in the German Past Participle? A Typological Analysis, ” 27th Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference. Virtual Conference.
2021, 2021. Sergey Minor. “Cluster-based Permutation Analysis for VW Eye-tracking Data”. Online Eye-Tracking Workshop, AcqVA Aurora, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
March 11–12, 2021. Eirini Apostolopoulou. “Cross-dialectal variation in Italiot Greek: The case of /tr/”. 5th Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology.
March 11–12, 2021. Anna Katharina Pilsbacher. “The German prefix gə-: A typological analysis”. 5th Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology.
March 11–12, 2021. Charlotte Sant. “”Generic” frequency adjectives aren’t generic and “adverbial” frequency adjectives aren’t adverbial: evidence from Norwegian”. 5th Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology.
March 11–12, 2021. Maud Westendorp.  “Deviations from asymmetric V2 in Norwegian: code-switching or variable rules?”’. 5th Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology.
March 1, 2021. Craig Sailor. “Ellipsis in a modular perspective“. Cambridge SyntaxLab, Cambridge, England (online).
February 23-26 2021. Maud Westendorp and Björn Lundquist. ‘The presence of light objects affects variable verb and subject placement in North Germanic’. 43. Jahrestagung der DGfS “Modell und Evidenz”, Universität Freiburg im Breisgau.
February 24-26, 2021. Jelena Živojinović. “Some further remarks onthe Serbo-Croatian clitic je“. INTERSLAVIC 2020/2021 – Internationalisms in Slavic as a window into the architecture of grammar.


The featured publications of CASTLFish include a selection of significant books, articles, and working papers published by our faculty. We invite you to visit the individual faculty members’ websites for more complete listings of publications. Featured Publications from earlier years can be found here


Bye, Patrik & Peter Svenonius. 2021. Stem alternations in the passive in Sierra Miwok. Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 2021. ISSN 1042-1068.

Kush, Dave, Charlotte Sant, & Sunniva Briså Strætkvern. 2021. Learning Island-insensitivity from the input: A corpus analysis of child- and youth-directed text in Norwegian. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 6(1): 1-50. DOI:

Minor, Sergey. 2021. Dependent plurals and three levels of multiplicity. Linguistics and Philosophy.  DOI: 10.1007/s10988-021-09330-1.

Svenonius, Peter. (2021). Merge and Features: The Engine of Syntax. A Companion to Chomsky (Eds. Allott, N., Lohndal, T., & Rey, G.). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. DOI: 10.1002/9781119598732.ch9



Fábregas, Antonio & Martina Penke. 2020. Word storage and computation. In: Vito Pirrelli, Ingo Plag & Wolfgang Dressler (eds.): Word Knowledge and Word Usage: 
A Cross-disciplinary Guide to theMental Lexicon. Berlin: De Gruyter, chapter 11. DOI:10.1515/9783110440577. 

Fábregas, Antonio & Michael T Putnam. 2020. Passives and middles in Mainland Scandinavia: microvariation through exponency. Mouton de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110633719. DOI:10.1515/9783110670912

Golston, Chris & Martin Krämer. 2020. Diphthongs are micro-feet: Prominence and sonority in the nucleus. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting on Phonology 2019. LSA Publications.

Lundquist, Björn, Maud Westendorp, & Bror-Magnus S. Strand. 2020. Code-switching alone cannot explain intraspeaker syntactic variability: Evidence from a spoken elicitation experimentNordic Journal of Linguistics: 1-39.

Krämer, Martin & Draga Zec 2020. Nasal consonants, sonority, and syllable phonotactics: the dual nasal hypothesis. Phonology 37.1: 27-63. DOI:10.1017/S0952675720000032

Ramchand, Gillian. Truth is dead; long live the truth. Commentary on Conjoining Meanings by Paul Pietroski. Mind & Language. 2020; 35: 251265. DOI: 10.1111/mila.12269

Sailor, Craig. 2020. Rethinking ‘residual’ verb second. In Rebecca Woods and Sam Wolfe (eds.): Rethinking verb second. Oxford University Press. chapter 6, 126–149. 

Svenonius, Peter. 2020. Prepositions with CP and their implications for extended projections. Linguistic Variation. DOI: 10.1075/lv.00032.sve

Westendorp, Maud. 2020. “Verb placement in embedded sentences in Faroese.” Nordic Atlas of Language Structures (NALS) Journal 5(1): 28–42.



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