Working Papers


[Apr 2022] "On Syntactic Tenselessness in Singlish: Evidence from Eventivity" at CLS58, Apr 22 - 24, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. [Poster]

[Jan 2022] "(Non-)optional wh-movement in Singlish" at LSA Annual Meeting, Jan 6 - 9, Washington D.C., USA. [Presentation]

[Apr 2021] "No agreement: Singlish subjects are Topics" at GLOW 44 2021, Apr 15 - 17, GLOW Board [Flash talk]

[Apr 2021] "Agreement-drop in Singlish: Subject to Topichood" at WCCFL 39 2021, Apr 8 - 11, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA. [Poster]

[Feb 2021] "Variable Conjunct Agreement in Qaraqalpaq" at TU+6 2021, Feb 19 - 20, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; with Sarah Asinari [Flash talk]

[Jan 2020] "Tenselessness in Singlish: Lost in Contact." at the Annual Winter Meeting of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics at the LSA Annual Meeting 2020, January 2 - 5, New Orleans, LA, USA. [Presentation]

[Aug 2019] "Singlish Sekali : What if it's like doch" at GLOW in Asia XII & SICOGG 21 2019, Aug 7 - 9, Dongguk University, Seoul, S. Korea. [Poster]

Journal Articles

[2022] "On agreement-drop in Singlish: topics never agree." Glossa. [link]


[2021] "(Non-)optional wh-movement in Singlish" at NUS Syn/sem Reading Group, Oct 27, NUS.

[2020] "Questions about Questions (but in Singlish)"at UConn Linguistics Graduate Roundtable X, Dec 5, UConn.

[2020] "Subject-to-Topichood in Singlish" at ECO-5, Feb 22, Harvard.

[2020] "Subject to Topichood in Singlish" at UConn LingLunch, Feb 11, UConn.

[2019] "Too small a problem, too large an issue" at UConn Linguistics Graduate Roundtable IX, Dec 7, UConn.

[2019] "Tenselessness in Singlish" at UConn LingLunch, Nov 5, UConn.

[2018] "Variable Variable Binding and Wholesale Late Merger" at UConn Linguistics Graduate Roundtable VIII, Dec 8, UConn.

[2018] "Sekali in Singlish: What if it's not what if?" at SNEWS, Dec 2, UMass Amherst.

[2018] "Dissecting Singlish Sentence-Final Particles"at UConn LingLunch, Sep 4, UConn.


Conference Proceedings

[In press] "On Syntactic Tenselessness in Singlish: Evidence from Eventivity." Proceedings of CLS 58. University of Chicago.

[In press] "Agreement-drop in Singlish: Subject to Topichood." Proceedings of WCCFL 39. University of Arizona.

[2021] "Variable Conjunct Agreement in Qaraqalpaq." Proceedings of TU+ 6. University of Toronto; with Sarah Asinari. [link]

[2019] "Singlish Sekali: What if it's like doch?" Proceedings of the 12th Generative Linguistics in the Old World & the 21st Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, ed. Sae-Youn Cho, 477-486, Dongguk University, Seoul, S. Korea. [link]


[BA Thesis] "A nanosyntactic approach to sentence-final particles in Singlish: a cartographic perspective"; Supervisor: Yosuke Sato; [link]

[Dissertation] "At the edge of contact: Insights from the left periphery of Singlish"; Supervisor: Željko Bošković [in progress]