Seri verbs: multiple complexities



Pasquereau, Jeremy. In press. El juego del círculo, un juego seri tradicional. [The game of the circle: a traditional Seri game] Tlalocan

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 2020. French polar response particles as remnants of ellipsis. Glossa.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 2020.French polar response particles and neg movement. Natural Language Semantics.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.2020. Adverbial responses to quantified utterances. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 2020.Using semantics to probe paradigm structure: the case of multiple event marking in Seri (with Patricia Cabredo Hofherr). Lingue e Linguaggio.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 2018. Phonological degrees of labiality. Language, 94.4, e216-e265.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.2018. For an overt movement analysis of comparison at a distance in French. In Berns J., Jacobs H. & Nouveau D. (Eds.) Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 13. Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 29.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.2018. Event plurality in Seri. (work with P. Cabredo Hofherr and C. O’Meara) SULA 10: Proceedings of the tenth conference on the semantics of under-represented languages of the Americas.

Invited Presentations

Pasquereau, Jeremy. February 2021 The Tense Aspect Mood Evidendiality system of Karata (Nakh-Daghestanian) HSE, Moscow, Russia.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.December 2020 Pluractionality and Distributivity on the Edge of Mesoamerica (with Robert Henderson and John W. W. Powell). WLMA workshop, UCSC, CA, USA.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. September 2020 Adaptive analogy in Word-and-Paradigm morphology (with M. Baerman and H. Sims-Williams. Workshop "How to fill a cell: computational approaches to inflectional morphology." University of York, York, U.K.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. September 2020 Challenges and methods of collecting semantic data in the field. Sinn Und 5. Bedeutung, London, U.K.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. December 2019 La pluriactionnalité à travers les catégories. Atelier SynSem. LLING, Nantes, France.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.27 March 2019 Pluractionality across subject number in Seri. (work with P. Cabredo-Hofherr) 9. LACITO, Paris, France.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 9 Nov 2018 Pluractionality and distributivity in Seri. (work with P. Cabredo-Hofherr)Workshop 11. on the Languages of Meso-America. University of California Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, USA.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 8 June 2018 Arguments for pluractionality in Seri. (work with P. Cabredo-Hofherr) Syntax-semantics workshop. Université de Nantes. Nantes, France.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.14 May 2018 The expression of event plurality in Seri. (work with P. Cabredo-Hofherr) Fieldwork workshop. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.

Baerman, Matthew. 5 December 2017. Do paradigms lie?. Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics 10, Brussels, 4-5 December 2017.


Pasquereau, Jeremy.  September 2020 A unique operator for verbal pluractionality and numeral distributivity. Sinn und Bedeutung, London, U.K.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. May 2020 Distributive numerals in Seri require the individuation of numeral states. Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas, Mexico City, Mexico.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.  May 2020 Two types of pluractionality in Seri (with P. Cabredo Hofherr). Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas, Mexico City, Mexico.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.  April 2020 Pluractional numerals in Seri: eventuality individuation and distributivity. Semantics And Linguistic Theory, Ithaca, United States.

Pasquereau, Jeremy.  March 2020 Distributivity across nouns and verbs in Seri (with M. Baerman and C. O’Meara). Workshop on number categories, Bremen, Germany.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. Dec 2019 Multidimensional features with linear morphology: the case for an independent morphological level of representation (with M. Baerman). Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics, Brussels, Belgium.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. Oct 2019 Quantification at a distance and grammatical illusions (with B. Dillon and L. Frazier). North East Linguistic Society, Boston, USA.

Sept 2019 Multiple event marking in the Seri verbal paradigm (with P. Cabredo Hofherr) International Symposium of Morphology, Paris, France.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. Sept 2019 Pluractional numerals in Seri are distributive. Linguistic Association of Great Britain, London, U.K.

Pasqueraeu, Jeremy. Sept 2019 Polar particle responses preserve scope-relations. Sinn und Bedeutung, Ösnabruck, Germany.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. August 2019 Diagnosing pluractionality: the view from Seri (with P. Cabredo Hofherr) Workshop on Tense, Aspect, Mood at Societas Linguistica Europeae. Leipzig, Germany.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. June 2019 Extraparadigmatic inflection in Seri (with M. Baerman). Mediterranean Morphology Meeting. Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 4 Jan 2019 Valency alternations and paradigm augmentation in Seri. Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas. NYC, USA.

Pasqueraeu, Jeremy. 3 Nov 2018 Valency alternations and verbal number in Seri (with M. Baerman and C. O’Meara). Encuentro internacional de linü.stica en el Noroeste. Hermosillo, Mexico.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. Sept 2018 The interpretation of French embedded non: preserving scope-relations. (Poster) Linguistic Association of Great Britain. Sheffield, U.K.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. July 2018 The interpretation of French embedded non: a case of ambiguity in ellipsis resolution. (Poster) Ambigo workshop. Göttingen, Germany.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. May 2018 Event plurality in Seri. (work with P. Cabredo Hofherr and C. O’Meara) Semantics of Understudied Languages of the Americas conference. Toronto, Canada.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. April 2018 Marcación de pluralidad de eventos en la morfología verbal del seri (Marking of plurality of events in the Seri language) (work with M. Baerman, P. Cabredo-Hofherr, and C. O’Meara) XIIth linguistics conference of the Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Mexico city, Mexico

Baerman, Matthew. 7 March 2018. Sliding scales in morphology, ‘One-to-many relations in morphology, syntax, and semantics’ workshop at the annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenshaft. Stuttgart, 7-9 March 2018.

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 6 November 2017. Asymmetry between responses to questions and responses to assertions: the view from French embedded yes/no particles. University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz (USA).

Pasquereau, Jeremy. 26 October 2017. Asymmetry between responses to questions and responses to assertions: the view from French embedded yes/no particles. University College London, London.



Project members

Dr. Matthew Baerman
Dr. Carolyn O'Meara
Dr. Patricia Cabredo-Hofherr
Dr. Jérémy Pasquereau
Prof. Stephen Marlett

Period of award:

July 2017 - July 2020


Arts and Humanities Research Council