RESEARCH INTERESTS

Syntax and Morphology: A'-movement and its morpho-syntactic effects; head movement; agreement; cartographic & anti-cartographic effects; copular sentences; the syntax of information structure
Phonetics and Phonology: Word-accentual systems

DOWNLOADABLE PAPERS, HANDOUTS, SLIDES

(For a full list of publications, see my CV)

Dissertation

2015. Feature geometry and head-splitting: Evidence from the Wolof clausal periphery. University of Chicago Dissertation.

Journal articles

2016. Wolof Wh-movement at the Syntax-Morphology Interface. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. DOI: 10.1007/s11049-016-9335-y. [prepublication draft]

Manuscripts

Under revision. Interleaving syntax and postsyntax: Spell-out before syntactic movement.

Under revision. Not all specificational sentences are reversible.

Other

2017. Optional past tense in Wolof (with Ryan Bochnak). Paper draft. Presented at the 48th Annual Conference on African Linguistics.

2016. Head-Splitting in the Wolof Clausal Periphery. Paper draft. Presented at the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics.

To appear. Exhaustivity, Predication, and the Semantics of Movement (with Peter Klecha). Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of Berkeley Linguistic Society (held in 2015).

2015. Information structure of copular sentences in Wolof. Selected Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Ruth Kramer, Elizabeth C. Zsiga, and One Tlale Boyer (eds.) Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. p. 165-179.

2015. Verbal gestures in Wolof. (with Lenore Grenoble and Rebekah Baglini) Selected Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Ruth Kramer, Elizabeth C. Zsiga, and One Tlale Boyer (eds.) Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. p. 110-121.

To appear. The topic-comment structure in copular sentences: Evidence from Wolof. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of Berkeley Linguistic Society (held in 2013).

2013. Specificational subjects are individual concepts. (with Karlos Arregi and Itamar Francez) Sinn und Bedeutung 18, Vitoria-Gasteiz, the Basque Country. September 11-13, 2013. [slides]

2013. The subject/non-subject asymmetry in Wolof. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the North-Eastern Linguistic Society., eds. Stefan Keine & Shayne Slogget, 309-322. GLSA Amherst.

2012. Pseudoclefts as the source of fragment answers in Wolof. 88th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, OR, January 5-8. handout

2012. The Interaction of Animacy with Phonetic and Phonological Factors in Neoštokavian Pitch Accents. Proceedings of the 29th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. Jaehoon Choi et al., 161-168. Somerville MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

2011. Yu, Alan C.L., Julian Grove, Martina Martinović and Morgan Sonderegger. Effects of working memory capacity and “autistic” traits on phonetic effects in speech perception. Proceedings of ICPhS XVII.

2011. Yu, Alan C.L., Carissa Abrego-Collier, Rebekah Baglini, Tommy Grano, Martina Martinović, Charles Otte III, Julia Thomas and Jasmin Urban. Speaker attitude and sexual orientation affect phonetic imitation. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, 17:1.

Contact Information

mmartinovic [at] ufl [dot] edu
Department of Linguistics
University of Florida
4017 Turlington Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-5454


Curriculum vitae