Research interests: Syntax, semantics, grammatical
theory and the syntax-semantics interface (especially Lexical Functional
Grammar and Glue Semantics), philosophy of language, (critical) discourse
analysis, language & gender, language & sexuality.
For full details of my work, see my CV. Below are some recent papers.
- [in press] Jamie Y. Findlay. Meaning in LFG. In I. Wayan Arka,
Ash Asudeh, and Tracy Holloway King (eds.), Modular design of
grammar: linguistics on the edge. Oxford University
Presentations and invited talks
- Constructions in LFG. [Delayed until 2021 due to COVID-19.] To be
presented at the Workshop on Constructional Approaches in Formal
Grammar at the 11th International Conference on Construction Grammar
(ICCG11), University of Antwerp.
Mapping Theory and the anatomy of a lexical entry. Presented
online at the 25th International Lexical Functional Grammar
Conference, University of Oslo, 25 June 2020.
the cat you let out of the bag has claws: the role of metaphor in
understanding idioms. Presented at the Linguistics and English
Language Research Seminar, University of Manchester, 27 November 2018.
pretence rabbit out of the hat. Joint work with Sascha Bargmann
and Manfred Sailer. Presented (by Manfred Sailer) at the Workshop on
Form-Meaning Mismatches in Natural Language (FMM2018),
Georg-August-Universät Göttingen, 4 August 2018.
and grammatical meaning: attributive adjectives in French. Joint
work with Hannah Senior. Presented at the 23rd International Lexical
Functional Grammar Conference, University of Vienna, 18 July 2018.
(not) to analyse multiword expressions. Invited talk at the
Linguistics Oberseminar, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, 25 June
LFG. Presented at the 25th South of England LFG Meeting, SOAS,
London, 26 May 2018.
theories: the problem with lexical approaches to idioms. Presented
at the Workshop on One-to-Many Relations in Morphology, Syntax and
Semantics at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS 2018), Universität Stuttgart, 8 March, 2018.
logic of Korean honorification. Joint work with Yoolim Kim.
Presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of
Great Britain (LAGB 2017), University of Kent, Canterbury, 6 September
expressions and lexicalism. Presented at the 22nd International
Lexical Functional Grammar Conference, University of Konstanz, 27 July
the subject honorific brings honour to all: the expanding role of
pragmatics in Korean honorification. Joint work with Yoolim Kim.
Presented at the 12th Language at the University of Essex Postgraduate
Conference (LangUE 2017), Colchester, 15 June 2017.
expressions and lexicalism: the view from LFG. Poster presented at
the 13th Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MWE 2017), Valencia, 4
expressions and lexicalism. Presented at the 22nd South of England
LFG Meeting, SOAS, London, 4 February 2017.
pseudopassive: not so phoney after all. Invited talk at the
Linguistics Departmental Seminar Series, School of Oriental and
African Studies (SOAS), London, 31 January 2017.