Gabriela Alboiu

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Associate Professor
Director, Undergraduate Program in Linguistics
Coordinator, TESOL Certificate

Office: Ross Building, S541
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 22574
Emailgalboiu@yorku.ca
Primary websitewww.yorku.ca/galboiu

Degrees

SSHRC Postdoctorate, The University of Toronto
Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University of Manitoba
ABD in English Linguistics, University of Bucharest
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Bucharest

All Publications

Books

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

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

Book Chapters

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Journal Articles

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.

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

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

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

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

Conference Proceedings

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.

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

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

Conference Papers

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 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 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.

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

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

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

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

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Book Reviews

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

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/LING3140 3.0  Syntax 2: Theory LECT  

Degrees

SSHRC Postdoctorate, The University of Toronto
Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University of Manitoba
ABD in English Linguistics, University of Bucharest
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Bucharest

All Publications

Books

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

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

Book Chapters

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Journal Articles

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.

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

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

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

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

Conference Proceedings

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.

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

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

Conference Papers

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 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 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.

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

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

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

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

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Book Reviews

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


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Fall 2017 AP/LING3140 3.0  Syntax 2: Theory LECT