Conference presentations

Invited presentations

Fry, Brandon J. 2017. Which papers are worth writing? Invited talk at Generative Grammar: questions, crossroads, and challenges, June 21-23, 2017, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

Fry, Brandon J. 2017. L’héritage des traits : l’allomorphie contextuelle des thèmes en ojibwé. Invited talk at workshop Le mot : syntaxe, morphologie et phonologie, 85th meeting of the Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), May 12, 2017, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. [slides]

Fry, Brandon J. 2016. Cross-clausal agreement in Algonquian: its wide implications for syntactic theory. Invited student talk at the 21st Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 21), April 1-3, 2015, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Peer-reviewed presentations

Fry, Brandon J. 2017. Feature inheritance and contextual allomorphy in Ojibwe theme-signs. Talk given at 2017 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association (CLA), May 27-29, 2017, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [slides]

Fry, Brandon J. 2017. Locality via feature inheritance: contextual allomorphy in Ojibwe theme-signs. Talk given at 22nd Workshop on the Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 22), April 21-23, 2017, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. [slides]

Fry, Brandon J. 2016. Are relative clauses double-peaked structures? Talk given at 40th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association (APLA 40), October 28-29, 2016, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2016. Tout n’est pas relatif: les complétives en ojibwé. Poster presented at 2016 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association (CLA), May 28, 2016, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. and Éric Mathieu. 2016. A study of the semantics of Ojibwe cross-clausal agreement. Talk given at 9th Toronto-Ottawa-Montréal Semantics Workshop (TOM 9), April 23, 2016, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. [Appendix]

Fry, Brandon J. 2015. L’Accord comme opération syntaxique distincte. Talk given at 39th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association (APLA 39), November 7, 2015, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2015. Independent and conjunct VTA theme-signs in Ojibwe: a difference in feature inheritance. Talk given at 47th Algonquian Conference, October 23, 2015, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2015. On phi-Agree and Total Transfer. Talk given at 2015 Dog Days of Syntax workshop, August 12, 2015, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2015. The derivation of theme-signs in Algonquin Ojibwe: a Multiple Agree approach. Talk given at 2015 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association (CLA), June 1, 2015, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2015. The derivation of theme-signs in Algonquin Ojibwe via Multiple Agree. Talk given at 3rd Montréal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton Syntax Workshop (MOTH 3), March 28, 2015, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Mathieu, Éric & Brandon J. Fry. 2015. Long-distance agreement in Ojibwe and de re belief. Talk given at 20th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 20), January 24, 2015, University of Arizona, Tuscon, Arizona, USA.

Hamilton, Michael David & Brandon J. Fry. 2015. Long-distance agreement in Algonquian languages: a syntactic account. Talk given at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, January, 2015, Portland, Oregan, USA.

Fry, Brandon J. 2014. Free Merge and minimality. Talk given at 38th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association (APLA 38), November 1, 2014, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. & Éric Mathieu. 2014. The syntax and semantics of long-distance agreement in Algonquin Ojibwe. Talk given at 46th Algonquian Conference, October 25, 2013, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.

Fry, Brandon J. 2014. The (un)interpretability of {alpha}: a derivational approach. Poster presented at 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association (CLA), May 25, 2014, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. [handout]

Fry, Brandon J. & Éric Mathieu. 2014. Ojibwe words as complex heads? Talk given at 19th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 19), April 25, 2014, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

Hamilton, Michael David & Brandon J. Fry. 2014. Long-distance agreement in Algonquian: accounting for syntactic variation. Talk given at 50th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS 50), April 11, 2014, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Hamilton, Michael David & Brandon J. Fry. 2014. Accounting for patterns of long-distance agreement in Algonquian. Talk given at 2nd Montréal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton Syntax Workshop (MOTH 2), March 23, 2014, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2014. {alpha} at the interfaces: a derivational approach. Talk given at 2nd Montréal-Ottawa-Toronto-Hamilton Syntax Workshop (MOTH 2), March 22, 2014, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Mathieu, Éric & Brandon J. Fry. 2013. Exploring External Merge of heads. Talk given at 16th Bilingual Workshop in Theoretical Linguistics, December 6, 2013, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2013. When Simplest Merge meets Transfer. Poster presented at 16th Bilingual Workshop in Theoretical Linguistics, December 6, 2013, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. [handout] (superseded by “{alpha} at the interfaces”)

Fry, Brandon J. & Michael David Hamilton. 2013. Long-distance agreement in Mi’gmaq and Ojibwe: towards a comparative study. Talk given at 45th Algonquian Conference, October 18, 2013, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Fry, Brandon J. 2013. Some notes on Chomsky 2013. Presented to Syntax-Semantics Reading Group, University of Ottawa, September 25, 2013.

Fry, Brandon J. 2012. Particle verbs: principled explanation and PF. Talk given at 36th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association (APLA 36), November 2, 2012, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.