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Gabriela Alboiu

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Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Associate Professor
Undergraduate Program Director

Office: Ross Building, S570
Phone: 4167362100 Ext: 22574
Email: galboiu@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://www.yorku.ca/galboiu

Degrees

SSHRC Postdoc, Linguistics, University of Toronto
PhD, Linguistics, University of Manitoba
ABD, English Linguistics, University of Bucharest
BA (Honours), English/French, Lang/Lit/Linguistics, University of Bucharest

Research Interests

, Syntax, Theoretical Lingusitics
Books

Publication
Year

2007 with Larisa Avram, Andrei Avram and Daniela Isac. Pitar Mos: A building with a view. Papers in honour of Alexandra Cornilescu. 648 pages. Bucharest: Bucharest University Press

2007

2002 The Features of Movement in Romanian. 270 pages. Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press

2002

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

2009 ‘Null expletives and Case: The view from Romance.’ In Pascual J. Masullo, Erin O’Rourke, and Chia-Hui Huang (eds), Romance Linguistics 2007. 1-19. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. March.

2009

2007 ‘Moving forward with Romanian Backward Control and Raising.' In Stan Dubinsky and William Davies (eds), Expanding Vistas in the Analysis of Control and Raising. 187-211. Springer, SNLLT Series. Sept.

2007

2006 ‘Are we in Agreement?' In Cedric Boeckx (ed), Agreement Systems. 13-39. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

2006

2004 ‘Optionality at the Interface: triggering Focus in Romanian.' In Henk van Riemsdijk and Anne Breitbarth (eds), Triggers. 49-75. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter

2004

2003 ‘Operator asymmetries in Romanian: syntax and/or phonology?' In A. T. Pérez-Leroux and Y. Roberge (eds), Romance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition. 3-18. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

2003

2000 with Virginia Motapanyane. ‘The generative approach to Romanian syntax: an overview.' In Virginia Motapanyane (ed.), Comparative Studies in Romanian Syntax. 1-48. Elsevier: Dordrecht

2000

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

1996 Review of The Historical Evolution of the Impersonal Sentence Structure in English by Dr. Florica Bancila. In Annals, Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press

1996

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

2009 with Peter Avery. ‘Argument-Adjunct Asymmetries in Ndebele: The long and the short of it.’ In Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics, vol.XI, no. 1, 165-186. Bucharest: Bucharest University Press. October.

2009

1999 ‘(De)-Focussing and object raising in Romanian.' Canadian Journal of Linguistics 44(1): 1-22

1999

1997 ‘Relative Clauses in Dakota,’ Revue roumaine de linguistique XLII: 255-275. Bucharest: Romanian Academy Press

1997

1994 ‘Functional categories and word order in Germanic.' In Revue roumaine de linguistique, XXXIX, 3-4 : 249-266. Bucharest: Romanian Academy Press

1994

1994 ‘Optimality and subject positions in Germanic.' Revue roumaine de linguistique XL, 4: 201-216. Bucharest: Romanian Academy Press

1994

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

2011 with Virginia Hill, ‘A Criterial Analysis of V-Movement in the Moldavian Chronicles.’ The XIIIth Conference on Diachronic Syntax (DiGS 13), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, June.

2011

2011 with Michael Barrie, ‘Aspect, Mood (and Tense) in Onondaga: A Feature Geometric Approach’, Annual Meeting of The Society for Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Pittsburgh, USA, January.

2011

2011 with Virginia Hill, ‘Variation in Verb Movement in Old Romanian.’ Symposium on “Variation and Typology: New trends in syntactic research,” Helsinki, Finland, August.

2011

2010 with Michael Barrie, ‘Expanding on Aspect in Onondaga.’ The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, Concordia University, Montréal, May.

2010

2010 ‘The Case for (and of) PRO in Romanian.’ 36th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG 36), University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy, February.

2010

2009 ‘Feature-ing Silence: On PRO and pro in Romanian.’ The 39th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 39), University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, March.

2009

2009 with Michael Barrie, ‘Re-Structuring Aspect in Onondaga.’ The 14th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 14), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, April.

2009

2008 ‘Feature-ing Silence: Contextualizing PRO and pro.’ Workshop on “Strategies of personal pronoun interpretation in Romanian.” Organized by Alexandra Cornilescu, University of Bucharest, Romania, November. Invited speaker.

2008

2008 with Peter Avery, ‘Ndebele Verbal Morphology and DP Argument-Adjunct Asymmetries.’ ACAL 39, University of Athens, Georgia, April.

2008

2008 ‘Null expletives and Case values.’ Workshop on “Null subjects, expletives and locatives in Romance.” Organized by Georg A. Kaiser and Eva-Maria Remberger, University of Konstanz, Germany, March 27-29. Invited speaker.

2008

2008 with Peter Avery, ‘Telicity and DP argument-adjunct asymmetries in Ndebele.’ The 82 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Hilton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, January.

2008

2007 with Michael Barrie. ‘Notes on the (semi)reflexive in Iroquoian.' The 12th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 12), University of Lethbridge, Alberta, March.

2007

2007 ‘Null expletives and Case: the view from Romance.' The 37th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 37), University of Pittsburgh, PA, March.

2007

2007 with Michael Barrie, ‘Phasehood, Case, and Noun Incorporation.’ The 38th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 38), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, October.

2007

2007 ‘The Case of PRO.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May.

2007

2006 ‘A-related Edge features.' Interface at the Edge Conference, University of Bucharest, Romania, June.

2006

2005 ‘Constraining movement in Romanian Subject Control.' Going Romance 2005, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, December.

2005

2005 ‘Moving forward with Romanian Backward Control and Raising.' New Horizons in the Grammar of Raising and Control Workshop, LSA Linguistic Institute, Harvard University and MIT, Boston, July.

2005

2005 with Michael Barrie. ‘Split Applicative Phrases in Iroquoian: severing the argument from the event.' The Texas Linguistics Society Conference (TLS 9), University of Texas at Austin, November.

2005

2005 with Michael Barrie. ‘Transitivity alternations and root (non)-augmentation in Onondaga.' The 10th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 10), University of Toronto, Toronto, March.

2005

2005 with Michael Barrie. ‘What causes a causative split.' The Fifth Generative Linguistics in the Old World Asia Conference (V GLOW Asia), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, October.

2005

2005 ‘When CP domains are pro-Case.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Western Ontario, London, May.

2005

2004 ‘Movement out of Control is under Control.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, May.

2004

2003 ‘Are we in Agreement?.' Lisbon Workshop on Agreement, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, July.

2003

2003 ‘Complex predicates and Case: evidence from Romanian.' The Annual Linguistics Conference of the English Department, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, June.

2003

2003 ‘Interfaces and the OCC asymmetry.' Asymmetry at the Interfaces Conference, UQAM, Montréal, October.

2003

2003 ‘The ups and downs of Obligatory Control.' North American Syntax Conference, Concordia University, Montréal, May.

2003

2002 with Michael Barrie and Chiara Frigeni. ‘Derived reflexives in Romance: the case of SE.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Toronto, Toronto, May.

2002

2002 ‘Operator asymmetries in Romanian: syntax and/or phonology?' The 32nd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 32), University of Toronto, Toronto, April.

2002

2002 ‘Optionality at the Interface.' Triggers Workshop, Tilburg University and Cornell University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, October.

2002

2002 with Michael Barrie. ‘SE and the unaccusative/unergative paradox.' Conference on Comparative Romance Linguistics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, September.

2002

2001 ‘Spec,TP reconsidered: an alternative scopal position for Wh-phrases.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, Laval University, Québec City, May.

2001

2001 ‘The features of movement in Romanian.' The ACME Balkanica Conference, Concordia University, Montréal, April.

2001

1999 ‘Contrastive Focus and sentence-initial operators.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Sherbrooke, Québec, June.

1999

1998 ‘Object raising in Romanian.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, May.

1998

1995 ‘Icelandic revisited.' The XVth Scandinavian Conference in Linguistics, University of Oslo, Norway, January.

1995

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

2009 with Michael Barrie. ‘Phasehood, Case, and Noun Incorporation.’ In Anisa Schardl, Martin Walkow, and Muhammad Abdurrahman (eds.), Proceedings of the thirty-eighth annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Volume One. 25-39. Amherst, UMass: GSLA. Sept.

2009

2004 with Michael Barrie and Chiara Frigeni. ‘SE and the unaccusativeunergative paradox.' In Martine Coene, Gretel de Cuyper, and Yves D’Hulst (eds), Current Studies in Comparative Romance Linguistics. 109-139. Antwerp Papers in Linguistics 107. Universiteit Antwerp Press

2004

1996 ‘Icelandic revisited.' In Inger Moen, Hanne Gram Simonsen and Helge Lødrup (eds), Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics.13-24. Oslo: Oslo University Press

1996


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 AP/LING3140 3.0 A Syntax 2: Theory LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2021 AP/LING4150 3.0 M Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface SEMR

Degrees

SSHRC Postdoc, Linguistics, University of Toronto
PhD, Linguistics, University of Manitoba
ABD, English Linguistics, University of Bucharest
BA (Honours), English/French, Lang/Lit/Linguistics, University of Bucharest

Research Interests

, Syntax, Theoretical Lingusitics

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

2009 ‘Null expletives and Case: The view from Romance.’ In Pascual J. Masullo, Erin O’Rourke, and Chia-Hui Huang (eds), Romance Linguistics 2007. 1-19. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. March.

2009

2007 ‘Moving forward with Romanian Backward Control and Raising.' In Stan Dubinsky and William Davies (eds), Expanding Vistas in the Analysis of Control and Raising. 187-211. Springer, SNLLT Series. Sept.

2007

2006 ‘Are we in Agreement?' In Cedric Boeckx (ed), Agreement Systems. 13-39. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

2006

2004 ‘Optionality at the Interface: triggering Focus in Romanian.' In Henk van Riemsdijk and Anne Breitbarth (eds), Triggers. 49-75. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter

2004

2003 ‘Operator asymmetries in Romanian: syntax and/or phonology?' In A. T. Pérez-Leroux and Y. Roberge (eds), Romance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition. 3-18. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

2003

2000 with Virginia Motapanyane. ‘The generative approach to Romanian syntax: an overview.' In Virginia Motapanyane (ed.), Comparative Studies in Romanian Syntax. 1-48. Elsevier: Dordrecht

2000

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

1996 Review of The Historical Evolution of the Impersonal Sentence Structure in English by Dr. Florica Bancila. In Annals, Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press

1996

Books

Publication
Year

2007 with Larisa Avram, Andrei Avram and Daniela Isac. Pitar Mos: A building with a view. Papers in honour of Alexandra Cornilescu. 648 pages. Bucharest: Bucharest University Press

2007

2002 The Features of Movement in Romanian. 270 pages. Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press

2002

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

2009 with Peter Avery. ‘Argument-Adjunct Asymmetries in Ndebele: The long and the short of it.’ In Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics, vol.XI, no. 1, 165-186. Bucharest: Bucharest University Press. October.

2009

1999 ‘(De)-Focussing and object raising in Romanian.' Canadian Journal of Linguistics 44(1): 1-22

1999

1997 ‘Relative Clauses in Dakota,’ Revue roumaine de linguistique XLII: 255-275. Bucharest: Romanian Academy Press

1997

1994 ‘Functional categories and word order in Germanic.' In Revue roumaine de linguistique, XXXIX, 3-4 : 249-266. Bucharest: Romanian Academy Press

1994

1994 ‘Optimality and subject positions in Germanic.' Revue roumaine de linguistique XL, 4: 201-216. Bucharest: Romanian Academy Press

1994

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

2011 with Virginia Hill, ‘A Criterial Analysis of V-Movement in the Moldavian Chronicles.’ The XIIIth Conference on Diachronic Syntax (DiGS 13), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, June.

2011

2011 with Michael Barrie, ‘Aspect, Mood (and Tense) in Onondaga: A Feature Geometric Approach’, Annual Meeting of The Society for Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Pittsburgh, USA, January.

2011

2011 with Virginia Hill, ‘Variation in Verb Movement in Old Romanian.’ Symposium on “Variation and Typology: New trends in syntactic research,” Helsinki, Finland, August.

2011

2010 with Michael Barrie, ‘Expanding on Aspect in Onondaga.’ The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, Concordia University, Montréal, May.

2010

2010 ‘The Case for (and of) PRO in Romanian.’ 36th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG 36), University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy, February.

2010

2009 ‘Feature-ing Silence: On PRO and pro in Romanian.’ The 39th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 39), University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, March.

2009

2009 with Michael Barrie, ‘Re-Structuring Aspect in Onondaga.’ The 14th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 14), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, April.

2009

2008 ‘Feature-ing Silence: Contextualizing PRO and pro.’ Workshop on “Strategies of personal pronoun interpretation in Romanian.” Organized by Alexandra Cornilescu, University of Bucharest, Romania, November. Invited speaker.

2008

2008 with Peter Avery, ‘Ndebele Verbal Morphology and DP Argument-Adjunct Asymmetries.’ ACAL 39, University of Athens, Georgia, April.

2008

2008 ‘Null expletives and Case values.’ Workshop on “Null subjects, expletives and locatives in Romance.” Organized by Georg A. Kaiser and Eva-Maria Remberger, University of Konstanz, Germany, March 27-29. Invited speaker.

2008

2008 with Peter Avery, ‘Telicity and DP argument-adjunct asymmetries in Ndebele.’ The 82 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Hilton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, January.

2008

2007 with Michael Barrie. ‘Notes on the (semi)reflexive in Iroquoian.' The 12th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 12), University of Lethbridge, Alberta, March.

2007

2007 ‘Null expletives and Case: the view from Romance.' The 37th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 37), University of Pittsburgh, PA, March.

2007

2007 with Michael Barrie, ‘Phasehood, Case, and Noun Incorporation.’ The 38th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 38), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, October.

2007

2007 ‘The Case of PRO.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May.

2007

2006 ‘A-related Edge features.' Interface at the Edge Conference, University of Bucharest, Romania, June.

2006

2005 ‘Constraining movement in Romanian Subject Control.' Going Romance 2005, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, December.

2005

2005 ‘Moving forward with Romanian Backward Control and Raising.' New Horizons in the Grammar of Raising and Control Workshop, LSA Linguistic Institute, Harvard University and MIT, Boston, July.

2005

2005 with Michael Barrie. ‘Split Applicative Phrases in Iroquoian: severing the argument from the event.' The Texas Linguistics Society Conference (TLS 9), University of Texas at Austin, November.

2005

2005 with Michael Barrie. ‘Transitivity alternations and root (non)-augmentation in Onondaga.' The 10th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 10), University of Toronto, Toronto, March.

2005

2005 with Michael Barrie. ‘What causes a causative split.' The Fifth Generative Linguistics in the Old World Asia Conference (V GLOW Asia), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, October.

2005

2005 ‘When CP domains are pro-Case.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Western Ontario, London, May.

2005

2004 ‘Movement out of Control is under Control.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, May.

2004

2003 ‘Are we in Agreement?.' Lisbon Workshop on Agreement, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, July.

2003

2003 ‘Complex predicates and Case: evidence from Romanian.' The Annual Linguistics Conference of the English Department, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, June.

2003

2003 ‘Interfaces and the OCC asymmetry.' Asymmetry at the Interfaces Conference, UQAM, Montréal, October.

2003

2003 ‘The ups and downs of Obligatory Control.' North American Syntax Conference, Concordia University, Montréal, May.

2003

2002 with Michael Barrie and Chiara Frigeni. ‘Derived reflexives in Romance: the case of SE.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Toronto, Toronto, May.

2002

2002 ‘Operator asymmetries in Romanian: syntax and/or phonology?' The 32nd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 32), University of Toronto, Toronto, April.

2002

2002 ‘Optionality at the Interface.' Triggers Workshop, Tilburg University and Cornell University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, October.

2002

2002 with Michael Barrie. ‘SE and the unaccusative/unergative paradox.' Conference on Comparative Romance Linguistics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, September.

2002

2001 ‘Spec,TP reconsidered: an alternative scopal position for Wh-phrases.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, Laval University, Québec City, May.

2001

2001 ‘The features of movement in Romanian.' The ACME Balkanica Conference, Concordia University, Montréal, April.

2001

1999 ‘Contrastive Focus and sentence-initial operators.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Sherbrooke, Québec, June.

1999

1998 ‘Object raising in Romanian.' The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, May.

1998

1995 ‘Icelandic revisited.' The XVth Scandinavian Conference in Linguistics, University of Oslo, Norway, January.

1995

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

2009 with Michael Barrie. ‘Phasehood, Case, and Noun Incorporation.’ In Anisa Schardl, Martin Walkow, and Muhammad Abdurrahman (eds.), Proceedings of the thirty-eighth annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Volume One. 25-39. Amherst, UMass: GSLA. Sept.

2009

2004 with Michael Barrie and Chiara Frigeni. ‘SE and the unaccusativeunergative paradox.' In Martine Coene, Gretel de Cuyper, and Yves D’Hulst (eds), Current Studies in Comparative Romance Linguistics. 109-139. Antwerp Papers in Linguistics 107. Universiteit Antwerp Press

2004

1996 ‘Icelandic revisited.' In Inger Moen, Hanne Gram Simonsen and Helge Lødrup (eds), Papers from the XVth Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics.13-24. Oslo: Oslo University Press

1996


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 AP/LING3140 3.0 A Syntax 2: Theory LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2021 AP/LING4150 3.0 M Topics in the Syntax-Semantics Interface SEMR