CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

  • 2016. Change in gender for evaluative purposes. Paper presented at the Workshop “Word and Morpheme”, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
  • 2016. Expressivity across languages. Paper presented at the conference “Ukraine und die Welt: Dialog von Sprachen und Kulturen”, Kiev National Linguistic University, Kiev, Ukraine. (Invited presentation)
  • 2016. Four bilingualism projects within the triangle of mutual safety integration. Paper presented at the Research Network Conference: Social and Affective Factors in Home Language Maintenance and Development (HOLM), Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin, Germany.
  • 2015. Sentential homophony in Russian. Paper presented at the 11th European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL-11), the University of Potsdam, Germany.
  • 2015. Morphosyntactic properties of short first names (hypocoristics) in Russian. Paper presented at the Workshop on Proper Names and Morphosyntax, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
  • 2015. A comparison of evaluative size suffixes in Russian, German, and Spanish. Paper presented at the AATSEEL 2015 conference, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2014. Evaluative size suffixes in Spanish. Paper presented at the ESSE 2014 conference, the workshop “Semantics of Evaluative Morphology”, KOŠICE, Slovakia. (Invited presentation)
  • 2014. Interrelation of grammatical gender and inflectional class: A case study of Russian “common gender” nouns. Paper presented at the 16th International Morphology Meeting (IMM16), Budapest, Hungary.
  • 2013. Homophonous suffixes: A case study of Russian. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society, Szczecin University, Poland.
  • 2013. Formal types of expressive constructions across languages. Paper presented at the First International Symposium “Morphology and its Interfaces”, Université Lille 3, France.
  • 2012. Russian expressive suffixes. Paper presented at the ZAS, Berlin, Germany.
  • 2009. Gender-class correlation: A case study of Russian. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.
  • 2008. Distributed Gender Hypothesis. Paper presented at the Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL 7.5) conference, Moscow University, Russia (with Martina Wiltschko).
  • 2008. The nature of homophones. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference "Perspectives on Slavistics" (POS III), the University of Hamburg, Germany.
  • 2008. Gender in Russian. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS), Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2007. Syntax and semantics of expressive suffixes in Russian. Paper presented at the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL), Chicago, USA.
  • 2007. Parameters of variation in the syntax of diminutives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA), University of Saskatchewan, Canada (with Martina Wiltschko).
  • 2007. Universal diminutive syntax? Paper presented at the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL-16) conference, Stony Brook University, USA.
  • 2007. Variation in the morpho-syntax of diminutives: A case study of Russian. Paper presented at the 23rd Northwest Linguistics Conference (NWLC), University of Victoria, Canada.
  • 2006. Russian diminutives. Paper presented at the Languages and Dialects of the Danube Lands conference, Izmayil State University for the Humanities, Ukraine.
  • 2006. Jer vowels in Russian prefixes and prepositions. Paper presented at the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 15 (FASL-15), University of Toronto, Canada.
  • 2006. Jer vowels in Russian prepositions. Generals Paper Defense, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2005. Applicative morphemes in Nuuchahnulth. Paper presented at the Wakashan Linguistic Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2004. Applicative morphemes in Nuuchahnulth. Generals Paper Defense, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2003. Direct objects and non-contrastive focus in Nuuchahnulth. Paper presented at the Linguistics Research Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2003. Form and function of Russian reflexive and reciprocal pronouns. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.
  • 2003. Obligatory contour principle and co-occurrence classes. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, USA.
  • 2001. Functioning of the German vowels in free speech. Paper presented at the Speech Communication and Foreign Language Teaching Methodology conference, Odesa State University, Ukraine (with Olena Steriopolo).
  • 2001. Old English: Analysis of phonological processes. Paper presented at the Linguapax VIII, Kyiv State Linguistic University, Ukraine.
  • 1998. Pragmatics of written text in English discourse. Paper presented at the 29. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Angewandte Linguistik in Dresden, Germany.
  • 1997. On the communicative structure of the 17th century English letters. Paper presented at the 26th Scientific-Methodic Conference for Instructors and Graduate Students, St.-Petersburg, Russia.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • 2013. Is “Expressivity” a separate category? Poster presented at the TRAIT Workshop, the University of Wrocław, Poland.
  • 2012. Password recovery: System and security. Poster presentation at the Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC), Las Vegas, USA (with Oleg Afonine). (Invited presentation)

INVITED LECTURES

  • 2016. A typology of gender. Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Germany.
  • 2016. A typology of gender. Kiev State Linguistic University, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 2008. New trends in American linguistics. Chernovcy National University, Chernivcy, Ukraine.
  • 2008. Palatalization in Russian. LING 101: Languages of the World, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2007. Russian language. LING 101: Languages of the World, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2006. Educational system in Canada. Kiev State Linguistic University, Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 2005. Nuuchahnulth (First Nations language). LING 101: Languages of the World, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2001. Russian language. LING 101: Languages of the World, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 1999. Russian educational system. Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • 1999. Russian language. Foreign Language Day, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, USA.
  • 1998. Russian people and culture. World Opportunity School for Children at Risk, Greeley, CO, USA.
  • 1997. History of English. St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.