CV

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Education

  • PhD student in Linguistics, McGill University, 2017-now
  • BA Honours in Linguistics, Concordia University, 2017

Other academic activities

  • Visiting student at Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS). Supervised by Dr. Roberto Zavala. San Cristóbal de las Casas. 3 months, 2018.
  • Archive of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (AILLA) documentation archivathon, University of Texas in Austin, 2017
  • Guatemala Field Station, University of Maryland, Patzún, Guatemala. 1 month, 2017.
  • North American Summer School and Logic, Language, and Information (NASSLLI 2016), Rutgers University. 2 weeks, 2016.

Conference presentations

2018
  • Las configuraciones referenciales en Chuj. Presented at the fifth edition of Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics (FAMLi), Antigua, Guatemala. August 2018.
  • La (in)definitud en Chuj y su relación con los clasificadores nominales. Presented at the Primer encuentro de estudios sobre el Chuj. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. May 2018
  • La composición de la estatividad en Chuj (with Robert Henderson, Paulina Elias, and Jessica Coon). Presented at the Primer encuentro de estudios sobre el chuj, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. May 2018.
  • Specificity, indefiniteness, and noun classifiers in Chuj (Mayan). Presented at the 40th annual conference of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS), March 2018
2017
  • Noun classifiers, (in)definiteness, and pronouns in Chuj (Mayan). Presented at the 1st Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal Indigenous Languages of Latin America Workshop (TOMILLA), University of Toronto, November 2017.
  • Sistemas de clasificación nominal en chuj: hacia un análisis unificado. Presented at the 8th conference of Indigenous Languages of Latin America, University of Texas in Austin, October 2017.
  • Artículos en kaqchikel y en chuj, lo que nos pueden decir las lenguas mayas. Presented at the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, June 2017.
  • Scalarity across clause-types: Québec French -tu (with Daniela Isac). Presented at the 27th Colloquium on Generative Grammar, Universidad de Alcalá, May 2017.
  • Expletive negation and scalar implicatures in Québec French. Presented at the 47th Symposium on Romance Languages, University of Delaware, April 2017.

Posters

2018
  • Domain restriction and noun classifiers in Chuj (Mayan). Presented at the 49th annual meeting of the North East Linguistics Society (NELS 49), Cornell University. October 2018.
  • La modalidad de decisión arbitraria en chuj: komon (with Luis Alonso-Ovalle). Presented at the fifth edition of Form and Analysis in Mayan Linguistics (FAMLi), Antigua, Guatemala. August 2018.
2017
  • Clause-typing in Québec French -tu (with Daniela Isac). Presented at the 47th Symposium on Romance Languages, University of Delaware, April 2017
  • Noun and numeral classifiers inChuj (Mayan). Presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, UC Berkeley, February 2017.

Grants and Awards

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship, 105,000.00, 2017-2020.
  • Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel Award, 400.00, October 2018.
  • Mitacs & Mexico Secretariat of Public Education Globalink Research Award, 6,000.00, 2018
  • Graduate Mobility Award, McGill University, 1,000.00, 2018
  • Indigenous Studies Award, McGill University,1,300.00, 2018
  • Crevier Bronstetter Scholarship, Concordia University, 4,820.00, 2016-2017
  • Concordia Undergraduate Student Research Award, Concordia University, 5,625.00, 2017
  • Birks Family Foundation Bursary, Concordia University, 1,000.00, 2017

Languages

  • Native: French (Québécois)
  • Fluent: English, Spanish
  • Intermediate: German
  • Research: Chuj, Kaqchikel