Research

UNCONDITIONALS

Aurore Gonzalez and Karoliina Lohiniva. To appear. A Compositional Semantics for Free Choice Constituent Unconditionals, in J. Schwab (ed.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24.

Aurore Gonzalez and Karoliina Lohiniva. Submitted. French constituent unconditionals relativize a free choice item.

 2020 Free Choice in Constituent Unconditionals: Evidence from French. [with Karoliina Lohiniva]
Talk at Sensus 2020.
UMass, April 18-19. [Postponed]
 2019 The syntax and semantics of French constituent unconditionals. [with Karoliina Lohiniva]
Poster at CSSP 2019.
CNRS & Université Paris 8, October 2-4.
 2019 Free Choice in French constituent unconditionals. [with Karoliina Lohiniva]
Invited talk at SynSem Seminar, LLING UMR 6310 CNRS/Université de Nantes, September 20.
 2019 A Compositional Semantics for Free Choice Constituent Unconditionals. [with Karoliina Lohiniva]
Poster at Sinn und Bedeutung 24. Osnabrück University, September 4-6.
 2019 French constituent unconditionals relativize a free choice item. [with Karoliina Lohiniva]
Talk at the 49th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. University of Georgia, May 1-4.
 2019 Free Choice in French constituent unconditionals. [with Karoliina Lohiniva]
Invited talk at the New York Philosophy of Language Workshop. NYU, March 11.

 

POLAR QUESTIONS

Aurore Gonzalez, Kate Henninger and Kathryn Davidson. 2019. Answering negative questions in American Sign Language, in M. Baird and J. Pesetsky (eds.), NELS 49: Proceedings of the Forty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. 2, 31-44.

 2019 Question-Answer Clauses: relation to focus. 
Invited talk at NYU Semantics Group, NYU, April 26.
 2018 Answering negative questions in American Sign Language. [first author, with Kate Henninger and Kathryn Davidson]
Talk at RALFe 2018. Université Paris 8 / CNRS, December 6-7.
 2018 On embedded question-answer pairs. 
Invited talk at SynSem Seminar, LLING UMR 6310 CNRS/Université de Nantes,December 4.
 2018 Answering negative questions in American Sign Language. [first author, with Kate Henninger and Kathryn Davidson]
Talk at the 49th North East Linguistic Society. Cornell University, October 5-7.

 

NEGATIVE COORDINATION,  NEGATIVE CONCORD,  NEGATIVE POLARITY

Aurore Gonzalez. Submitted. Residue of Universality.

Aurore Gonzalez. 2015. Negative Coordination in French, in M. Kaeshammer and P. Schulz (eds.), Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2015 Student Session. 66-76.

 2016 A morpho-semantic decomposition of French le moindre into even + superlative. [with Sophie Moracchini]
Talk at the 46th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. Stony Brook University, March 31- April 3.
 2015 Morphologically complex expressions: analyzing le moindre as superlative + even. [with Sophie Moracchini]
Talk at SNEWS. Harvard University, November 21.
 2015 Negative Coordination in French. Talk at ESSLLI 2015 - Student Session. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, August 3-14.
 2015 Negative Coordination in Spanish vs. French. [with Elizabeth Heredia Murillo & Hamida Demirdache]
Talk at the VII Encuentro de Gramática Generativa. Buenos Aires, July 29-31.
 2015 Negative Concord in Georgian. Talk at ECO-5. Harvard University, April 11.
 2014 Negative coordination: ni vs. ni...ni in French. [first author, with Hamida Demirdache]
Talk at the 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. Western University, May 2-4.
 2013 Negative Coordination: NPI ni & N-Word ni même in French. Talk at SinFonIJA 6. University of Nis, September 26-28. 

 

OTHER

Aurore Gonzalez, Yuyin He and Julia Sturm. 2019. A Guide to Writing a Senior Thesis in Linguistics. Harvard Writing Center.

Aurore Gonzalez and Teodora Mihoc. To appear. A neo-Carlsonian approach to bare plural nominals in Romanian and French, in J. Sturm (ed.), Harvard Working Papers in Linguistics.

Aurore Gonzalez. 2018. Countability distinctions without linguistic cues, in A. van Alem, A. Ionova and C. Pots (eds.), ConSOLE XXVI: Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe. 99-115.

 2018 Countability distinctions without linguistic cues. Poster at ConSOLE XXVI. UCL, February 14-16. 
 2017 Bare nominals in French and Romanian. [with Teodora Mihoc]
Talk at the 47th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. University of Delaware, April 20-23.
 2014 On the acquisition of disjunction in the scope of negation in L1 French vs. L1 Spanish.
Talk at the 2nd Gröningen-Nantes Van Gogh Workshop on the Acquisition of Syntax & Semantics. University of Nantes, October 20-21.
[with Samantha Becerra-Zita, Elizabeth Heredia Murillo and Hamida Demirdache]
 2014 Probing the construal of anaphors in child: A pilot study with the focus particle seulement.
Talk at the 1st Gröningen-Nantes Van Gogh Workshop on the Acquisition of Syntax & Semantics. Gröningen University, June 31- July 1.
[with Sophie Moracchini, Jiyoung Choi, Natasa Knezevic and Hamida Demirdache]