Research

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Publications

Under review. Predicate fronting in Yiddish and conditions on multiple copy Spell-Out.

2016. Yiddish has a word for that! Notes on the Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary (2016). In geveb. [article]

2016. Review of Origins of Yiddish Dialects by Alexander Beider (Oxford University Press, 2015). East European Jewish Affairs 46(2):223-226. [review]

2015. Verbal predicate fronting in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish. Journal of Jewish Languages 3(1-2):66-78. [article]

Selected presentations

Bleaman, Isaac L. and Daniel Duncan. 2016. “The Gettysburg Corpus: Testing the proposition that all tense /æ/s are created equal.” Talk given at NWAV 45, Vancouver. [slides]

2016. “Creating a pan-dialectal Yiddish voice: A quantitative analysis of Sholem Aleichem’s Monologn” (in Yiddish). Talk given at Sholem Aleichem 1916-2016: Writing Place. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. [slides] [recording]

2016. “Predicate fronting in Yiddish and conditions on multiple Spell-Out.” Linguistic Society of America, Washington D.C. [poster] [references]

2014. “Language planning and modernization: Social motivations and case studies.” Guest lecture, Language and Society, taught by Professor Gregory Guy. [slides]

Bleaman, Isaac L., Daniel Duncan, Shelley Feuer, Gregory Guy, Zachary Jaggers, and Matthew Stuck. 2014. “‘She said {that/Ø} she couldn’t take a complement’: Complementizer that omission in American English.” Talk given at NWAV 43, Chicago. [slides]