Research

Publications:

Deriving Subject and Anti-subject Orientation (With Ethan Poole). 2016. In the Proceedings of the 6th Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages (FASAL 6). Eds: Menon, Mythili and Syed, Saurov. pp. 62-71. ISSN: 2510-2818

Causatives in Hindi-Urdu: Care for your instruments and subjects. 2016. In: Proceedings of the 5th Formal Approaches to South-Asian Languages (FASAL 5). Eds: Balusu, Rahul and Sundareshan, Sandhya. pp. 109-122. ISSN: 2510-2818

Comparatives in Hindi-Urdu: Puzzling over Zyaadaa (With Gurmeet Kaur & Jyoti Iyer).
LISSIM Working Papers 1(1): 15-28. July 2013. ISSN: 2347-968X.

To appear:

Indirect interaction of person and number (With Ekaterina Vostrikova & Leland Kusmer). To appear in the Proceedings of the 21st Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas.

Conference Presentations:

2017

When Unmarked Case Matters: Processing Agreement in Hindi. CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 30 (CUNY 30). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 2017. (Poster)

When Unmarked Case matters: Processing Agreement in Hindi. Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 7 (FASAL 7). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 2017.

Scope Parallelism in Hindi-Urdu Sluicing (With Jyoti Iyer). Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 7 (FASAL 7). Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 2017.

2016

Indirect interaction of person and number (With Ekaterina Vostrikova & Leland Kusmer). Generative Linguistics in the Old World 39 (GLOW 39) . University of Goettingen, Germany. April 2016.

Indirect interaction of person and number (With Ekaterina Vostrikova & Leland Kusmer). Workshop on the Structure and Constituency of the Languages of the Americas 21 (WSCLA 21). Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada. April 2016.

Deriving Subject and Anti-subject Orientation (With Ethan Poole). Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 6 (FASAL 6). University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA. March 2016.

2015

Causation in Hindi-Urdu: Instruments and Subjects. Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 5 (FASAL 5). Yale University, Connecticut, USA. April 2015.

2014

Multiple Focus in Hindi-Urdu. Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages 4 (FASAL 4). Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. March 2014.

2013

The Grammar of Hindi-English Code-Switching. Students’ Conference on Linguistics in India 7 (SCONLI 7) . Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. February 2013.

Comparatives in Hindi-Urdu. (with Jyoti Iyer & Gurmeet Kaur). Students’ Conference on Linguistics in India 7 (SCONLI 7). Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. February 2013

2012

A Nanosyntax approach to Hindi Case and Path Expressions. (with Jyoti Iyer). Students’ Conference on Linguistics in India 6 (SCONLI 6). Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. February 2012.

2011

Case in Hindi (with focus on Dative Case). Students’ Conference on Linguistics in India 5 (SCONLI 5). Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad, India. February 2011.

Dissertations:

The Grammar of Code-Switching: A Minimalist Perspective. Master of Philosophy Dissertation. Centre for Advanced Studies in Linguistics. University of Delhi, India. August 2013.

Case System in Mirzapuri. M.A. Fieldwork Dissertation. Centre for Advanced Studies in Linguistics, University of Delhi, India. May 2011.

Manuscripts:

Causation in Hindi-Urdu: Care for your Instruments and Agents.

Complex anaphors in Hindi-Urdu

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