Recent gigs

  • March 23-24, 2016: Modality and Natural Language Metaphysics: There might be a workshop at The Ohio State University, Title: “Still going strong” (Slides)
  • March 30-April 3, 2016: Commentator on “Conditional perfection and QUDs” (Fabrizio Cariani & Lance Rips) at session on “Experimental Work in Formal Semantics” at the Pacific APA, San Francisco. (Handout).
  • October 13, 2016: Colloquium at SFB 833 in Tübingen, Title: “On the absence of certain ambiguities in some contexts” (Handout).
  • October 18, 2016: CIDRAL lecture, Manchester, Title: “If” (Slides).
  • November 4-6, 2016: Keynote at 3rd International Conference of the American Pragmatics Association, Indiana University, Bloomington, Title: “How to do conditional things with words” (Slides).
  • March 11, 2017: Commentator at Workshop on Relativism, NYU, “Iffy comments (on “The Problem of Iffy Knowledge” by Seth Yalcin)” (Handout).
  • April 21, 2017: “Transparent wishes” (Slides), invited talk on joint work given by Sabine Iatridou at Workshop ‘Imperatives, Performativity, and Commitment’ (IPaC) at ZAS, Berlin.
  • June 22, 2017: Colloquium on “X-marked desires” in Konstanz.
  • July 10-14, 2017: “Modals and Conditionals”, The Crete Summer School of Linguistics.

Upcoming gigs

  • August 23-25, 2017: Minicourse “Modals and Conditionals” and talk about “X-marked desires” at 6ª edição do Congresso Internacional de Estudos Linguísticos (VI CIEL), Universidade de Brasília.
  • October 12-15, 2017: Talk about “X-marked desires” at Philosophical Linguistics and Linguistic Philosophy Conference (PhLiP), Tarrytown, NY.
  • Summer 2018: International Congress of Linguists, South Africa.


  • Fall 2017: MIT 24.979 The Linguistics of Desire (with Sabine Iatridou)
  • Fall 2017: MIT 24.A03 Freshmen seminar on “The search for meaning”
  • Spring 2018: MIT 24.9000 Introduction to Linguistics
  • Spring 2018: MIT 24.973 Advanced Semantics (with Irene Heim)

Ongoing Activities