Vorträge

  • Nicolae, Andreea . Positive Polarity and Obligatory Ignorance Inferences. Semantics Colloquium. 26.11.2015, U Utrecht.
  • Nicolae, Andreea, Patrick D. Elliott & Yasutada Sudo. List Readings of Conjoined Singular Which-Phrases. NELS 46. 18.10.2015, Concordia U, Montreal.
  • Nicolae, Andreea. Simple disjunction PPIs: a case for obligatory epistemic inferences. NELS 46. 16.10.2015, Concordia U, Montreal.
  • Nicolae, Andreea. Simple disjunction PPIs: a case for obligatory epistemic inferences. Workshop on Negation. 16.09.2015 - 17.09.2015, U Göttingen.
  • Nicolae, Andreea & Anamaria Falaus. An exhaustification account of strict negative concord. Workshop on Negation. 16.09.2015 - 17.09.2015, U Göttingen.
  • Nicolae, Andreea & Uli Sauerland. A contest of strength: 'or' versus 'either or'. Sinn und Bedeutung 20. 09.09.2015 - 12.09.2015, U Tübingen.
  • Nicolae, Andreea & Uli Sauerland. Levels of exclusivity. Experimental Pragmatics 2015. 16.07.2015 - 18.07.2015, U Chicago.
  • Nicolae, Andreea & Uli Sauerland. Priming scalar inferences. XPRAG. 01.06.2015 - 03.06.2015, ZAS Berlin.
  • Nicolae, Andreea. The positive polarity aspect of weak disjunction. DGfS Jahrestagung. 04.03.2015 - 06.03.2015, U Leipzig.
  • Nicolae, Andreea. Deriving the PPI behavior of weak disjunction. Workshop on Syntax & Semantics. 08.02.2015 - 10.02.2015, U Jerusalem.

Invited talks

2014

  • Exhaustivity and NPI licensing in wh-questions.
    Questions in Discourse. September 2014, Göttingen University.
  • Polarity and exhaustivity in questions.
    February 2014, Indiana University.
    January 2014, Rutgers University.
  • Am I right or wrong? Where do disjunctive questions come from?
    January 2014, Rutgers University.

2012

  • An alternative account of the distribution of NPIs in interrogatives.
    LFRG. September 2012, MIT.

2011

  • An alternative account of Positive Polarity.
    Semantics Group. October 2011, New York University.

Conference presentations

2015

  • How to be or not to be a PPI.
    DGfS annual meeting. March 2015, Leipzig University.

2014

  • VP Ellipsis without Parallel Binding: Towards a QUD approach.
    SALT 24. June 2014, New York University. [with P. Elliott and Y. Sudo]

2013

  • NPIs in strongly exhaustive and disjunctive questions.
    NELS 44. October 2013, University of Connecticut.
  • Encoding strength of exhaustivity within the question nucleus.
    SuB 18. September 2013, University of the Basque Country.

2012

  • An alternative account of the distribution of NPIs in interrogatives.
    NELS 43. October 2012, CUNY Graduate Center.
  • Even weak quantifiers can cause intervention.
    IATL 28. October 2012, Tel-Aviv University.

2011

  • Saturating Syntax: Linkers and Modification in Tagalog.
    MDF2011. Dec 2011, CCHC-CSIC in Madrid. [with Greg Scontras]
  • An alternative–based account of Positive Polarity.
    SuB 16. September 2011, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics.
  • Simplifying semantic composition: Evidence from Tagalog.
    AFLA 18. March 2011, Harvard University. [with Greg Scontras]

2010

  • The Syntax and Semantics of Genus–Species Splits in German.
    CGSW 25. June 2010, University of Tromsø. [with Dennis Ott]
  • What Austronesian tells us about who.
    AFLA 17. May 2010, Stony Brook University. [with Greg Scontras]
  • The Syntax and Semantics of Genus–Species Splits in German.
    CLS 46. April 2010, University of Chicago. [with Dennis Ott]

2009

  • The Ambiguous Almost.
    Console XVIII. Dec 2009, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
  • The Phonetics & Phonology of Fricative Non–neutralization in Turkish.
    NELS 40. November 2009, MIT. [with Andrew Nevins]

2008

  • Almost and the semantics of de-adjectival degree achievement predicates.
    The 6th Annual Harvard Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium.

Other presentations

2014

  • Epistemic uncertainty and strength of SIs: a view from PPIs.
    Ling Lunch. October 2014, MIT.

2011

  • An alternative–based account of Positive Polarity.
    SNEWS. April 2011, University of Connecticut.
  • A constraint on ACD resolution.
    ECO5. April 2011, MIT. [with Greg Scontras and Yasutada Sudo]

2010

  • Genus–Species Splits in German.
    ECO5. March 2010, Harvard University. [with Dennis Ott]

2008

  • Semantic Enrichment as means of disambiguating Almost VP constructions.
    The Language and Cognition Seminar. Nov 2008, Harvard University.