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

June 8-10, 2022. Serge Minor, Natalia Mitrofanova, Gustavo Guajardo, Myrte Vos & Gillian Ramchand. ‘Temporal Information and Event Bounding Across Languages: Evidence from Visual World Eye Tracking’. Talk at SALT32, Mexico City. OSF: https://osf.io/ua54r/ 

June 8-10, 2022. Charlotte SantGillian Ramchand. ‘Occasional-type frequency adjectives and quantification over stages’. Talk at SALT32, Mexico City. OSF: https://osf.io/jvx43/

May 6, 2022. Charlotte Sant & Gillian Ramchand. ‘Occasional-type frequency adjectives: pluractionality and stages. Talk at the CUSP13 workshop in Los Angeles, California (US).

May 4-6, 2022. Charlotte Sant & Gillian Ramchand. ‘Occasional-type frequency adjectives and quantification over stages’. Talk at Semanticists in Norway (SiN) workshop.

January 26, 2022. Martin Krämer.  ‘A typology of syllabic consonants and its implications for our understanding of syllable phonotactics.’ Invited talk at IGRA, Leipzig.

January 21, 2022. Martin Krämer. ‘Does sonority have a phonological basis?’ Invited talk at SRPP (Colloquium of the Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie), Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris.


November 13-14, 2021. Ekaterina Zhakun & Martin Krämer. ‘Russian sonority reversals. Do they really exist?’ Talk at WECOL 2021, Fresno, CA.

October 29-31, 2021. Martin Krämer.  ‘The interaction of tone, weight, and stress in Latvian.’ Talk at NELS 52, Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

September 17-19, 2021. Martin Krämer.  ‘Degenerate syllables and excrescent vowels. Evidence from Yuman.’ Talk at Epenthesis and Beyond Workshop at Stony Brook University.

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.

August 23-25, 2021 Martin Krämer. ‘Word-initial sibilants and prenuclear syllable structure.’ Invited talk at Phonology Forum 2021, the annual meeting of the Phonological Society of Japan.

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.
May 5, 2021. Sergey Minor. “Cluster-based Permutation Analysis for VW Eye-tracking Data”. Online Eye-Tracking Workshop, AcqVA Aurora, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.


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.


Minor, S., Mitrofanova, N., Guajardo, G., Vos, M., & Ramchand, G. (2023). Aspect processing across languages: A visual world eye-tracking study. Frontiers in Language Sciences. DOI

Călinescu, L., Ramchand, G., & Baggio, G. (2023). How (not) to look for meaning composition in the brain: A reassessment of current experimental paradigms. Frontiers in Language Sciences. DOI



Minor, S., Mitrofanova, N., Guajardo, G., Vos, M., & Ramchand, G. (2022). Temporal Information and Event Bounding Across Languages: Evidence from Visual World Eye Tracking. Proceedings of SALT32. [link]

Sant, C. & Ramchand, G. (2022). Occasional-type frequency adjectives and quantification over stages. Proceedings of SALT32, p. 206-226. [link]

Fábregas, A., Cruschina, S., & Nilsen, C.M. (2022). Introduction to Residual Verb Second in Romance. Isogloss. Open Journal of Romance Linguistics

Vos, M., Minor, S., & Ramchand, G. (2022). Comparing infrared and webcam eye tracking in the Visual World Paradigm. Glossa Psycholinguistics.

Fábregas, A., Rodríguez, R.G. (2022). Linguistic Analysis. ARKIV

Kobzeva, A., Sant, C., Robbins, P., Vos, M., Lohndal, T., & Kush, D. (2022). Comparing Island effects for different dependency types in Norwegian. Languages, 7(3), p. 197. https://doi.org/10.3390/languages7030197

Fábregas, A. (2022). Negation with participles. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics. DOI

Westendorp, M. (2022). The distribution of main and embedded structures: V2 and non-V2 orders in North Germanic. PhD dissertation, available here.

Jardón Pérez, N. (2022). Pluractional Perfects: Anatomy of a Construction in Eonavian Spanish. PhD dissertation, available here.

Lyskawa, P., Sandstedt, J., Visser, E., Young, N., & Lundquist, B. (2022). Successes and shortcomings of phonological accounts of Scandinavian Object Shift. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America. doi: 10.3765/plsa.v7i1.5261. [link]

Fábregas, A. (2022). Lexical aspect in Spanish: contrasts, syntactic structures and semantic interpretations. Borealis – An International Journal of Hispanic Linguistics. DOI

Fábregas, A. (2022). Structural and lexical aspects of the morphology of English participles. John Benjamins Publishing Company. DOI

Downing, L. J. & Krämer, M., (2022) “Domains and directionality in Kinande vowel harmony: a Correspondence approach”, Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 7(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.16995/glossa.5712

Krämer, M. (2022). Italian. In Gabriel, Christoph / Gess, Randall / Meisenburg, Trudel (eds.), Manual of Romance Phonetics and Phonology. Berlin: De Gruyter. 559-596.


Arche, María J., Antonio Fábregas & Rafael Marín. 2021. On event-denoting deadjectival nominalizations. The Linguistic Review, 38(2). doi: 10.1515/tlr-2021-2063.

Armstrong, Grant, Karlos Arregi, K. de Clercq, Caterina Donati, Antonio Fábregas, Luigi Rizzi, Andrés Saab, & Norma Schifano. 2021. The romance inter-views: Syntax. Isogloss. Open Journal of Romance Linguistics, 7. doi: 10.5565/rev/isogloss.112.

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

Fábregas, Antonio. 2021. Posición excepcional de sintagmas preposicionales en el sintagma nominal. Lengua y Habla, 25, 1-23. Full text here.

Fábregas, Antonio. 2021. SE in Spanish: properties, structures and analyses. Borealis. An International Journal of Hispanic Linguistics, 10(2), 1-236. doi: 10.7557/

Fábregas, Antonio. 2021. Morphological formal means (I): asymmetries between prefixes and suffixes. Routledge, 15-28.

Fábregas, Antonio & Teresa Cabré. 2021. Towards a syntactic account of ungrammatical clitic sequences and their repairs. Walter de Gruyter (De Gruyter), 91-117. doi: 10.1515/9783110719154.

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:  https://doi.org/10.16995/glossa.5774

Krämer, Martin. 2021. Complex onsets and coda markedness in Persian. To appear in Islam Youssef & Miguel Vásquez-Larruscaín (eds.) Selected papers from the fifth Fonologi i Norden Meeting, Nordlyd 45: 95-118.

Marín, Rafael & Antonio Fábregas. Participles and gerunds. Routledge 2021 ISBN 9780367331573.s 484 – 499.

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 & Martin Krämer. 2020. Why prefixes (almost) never participate in vowel harmony. Evolutionary Linguistic Theory 2.1: 84-111

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. https://doi.org/10.5617/nals.8525


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