Publications

 
  • Complementizer systems in Italo-Romance:

Peer-reviewed journal article.  La doppia serie di complementatori nei dialetti del Lazio meridionale: un approccio microparametrico. Revue de Linguistique Romane, 82: 65–91, 2018.

Book chapter. Towards a microparameter C-hierarchy in Italo-Romance, in G. Pană Dindelegan, R. Zafiu, A. Dragomirescu, A. Nicolae, I. Nicula Paraschiv (eds.), Romance Syntax. Comparative and diachronic perspectives. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.

Conference proceedings. On Triple Complementation in Southern Lazio dialects, in Proceedings of Structure, Use and Meaning, University of Brasov, 21-24 September 2016, 71-81, 2017.

MPhil dissertation. The Complementizer system of Cepranese, MPhil dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2015.

 

  • Right and left peripheries in Italo-Romance:

Peer-reviewed journal article. Criterial positions as diagnostics in Italo-Romance: some highs and lows. Revue roumaine de linguistique, LXVI, 2-3, 265-282, 2021. corrected post-publication version

 

  • Auxiliary systems in Italo-Romance:

Peer-reviewed journal article. Auxiliary selection in Southern Lazio. Some implications for Romance microvariation and its limits, L’Italia dialettale, accepted for publication.

PhD dissertation. Romance morphosyntactic microvariation in complementizer and auxiliary systems. PhD dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2018.

 

  • Description of Southern Lazio varieties:

BookA Comparative Grammar of Southern Lazio Varieties. Manuscript, Trinity College Dublin, in preparation.

 

  • Nominal speech act structure: spatial and discourse deixis:

Conference proceedings. Spatial and discourse deixis and the speech act structure of nominals, Proceedings of the Canadian Linguistic Association Annual Meeting (CLA), 1-3 June 2019, Vancouver BC (with Martina Wiltschko), 2019.

 

  • Clausal speech act structure:

Book chapter. Matrix complementizers in Italo-Romance, in S. Cruschina, A. Ledgeway and E. Remberger (eds.), Italian Dialectology at the Interface. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (with Giuseppina Silvestri), 2019.

 

  • Linguistically-integrated gestures in Italo-Romance: 
    • Mano a borsa ‘pursed hand’   

Peer-reviewed journal article.  Are gestures syntactically integrated? Some evidence from the languages of Southern Italy. In review.