James P Blevins

Selected Talks

‘Abstractive discrimination’. Seminar für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Zürich.
‘The morphosyntax of voice’. KALS & KACL Joint International Conference 2016, Busan, Korea.
‘Implicational morphology’. Anamorphosys, Lyon.
‘Back to the future: The rise and fall and rise of information theory in linguistics’. Entropy Day, University of Sheffield.
‘Discriminative abstraction’ (with P. Milin & M. Ramscar). 17th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna.
‘Equilibrium typology’ (with P. Milin & M. Ramscar). 11th Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, Albuquerque, NM.
‘Zipfian deduction’ (with P. Milin & M. Ramscar). Word Knowledge and Word Usage, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.
‘Morphological information and discrimination’. Experimental Psychology Lab, University of Belgrade.
‘Morphology as a complex adaptive discriminative system’. Encounter of Cultures, University of Novi Sad.
‘Morphological salience’. Workshop on Perceptual Salience, FRIAS, University of Freiburg.
‘Uncertainty and discrimination in WP’ (with M. Ramscar). 16th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest.
‘Morphemes in context and in isolation: A recursive view on measures of frequency and complexity’ (with E. Keuleers & P. Milin). 16th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest.
‘Discriminative variation and paradigmatic poverty’. Wortbildung und Flexion in Wort-und-Paradigma-Ansätzen, Université Paris 13.
‘Lemma size effects on morphological processing’ (with P. Milin & E. Keuleers). 9th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting, Dubrovnik.
‘The word frequency effect as contextual entropy’ (with E. Keuleers & P. Milin). 8th International Morphological Processing Conference, Cambridge University.
‘Phrase structure generalizations’. Structure and Evidence in Linguistics: A workshop in honor of Ivan A Sag, Stanford, CA.
‘ Morphological and pronominal impersonals’. Workshop on impersonal human pronouns, Université Paris 8.
‘Information-theoretic WP’. 1st American International Morphology Meeting, Amherst, MA.
‘Morphological complexity and isolation’. Workshop on Complexity and Isolation, FRIAS, University of Freiburg.
‘The morphome as a unit of predictive value’. 14th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest.
‘Structure and order in English’. Third International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, SOAS, University of London.
‘An entropy-based model of morphological information’ (with F. Ackerman & Rob Malouf). QITL-3, University of Helsinki.
‘Measuring inflectional economy’. 13th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna.

Institutes & Summer Schools

2017 LSA Linguistic Institute
Implicational Morphology (with Farrell Ackerman)
1st NetWordS Summer School
Construction-based and paradigm-based approaches to word structure (with Geert Booij)
2011 LSA Linguistic Institute
Word and Paradigm Morphology (with Farrell Ackerman)
2007 LSA Linguistic Institute
Introduction to Morphology
Pattern-based models of lexical knowledge
(with Farrell Ackerman, Fermín Moscoso del Prado Martín & Michael Tomasello)
1994 ALS Linguistic Institute
Phrase Structure Grammar (with Ivan A. Sag)


Symposium on quantitative morphology
Morphological Processing Conference
Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati
Trieste, 2017.06.22–24
Discriminative perspectives on morphology
17th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, 2016.02.18–21
Workshop on system typology
11th Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 2015.08.1–3
First Quantitative Morphology Meeting
University of Belgrade, 2015.07.11–15
Corpora for quantitative and psycholinguistic analysis
Eszterházy College, Eger, 2014.06.03–05
Information-theoretic approaches to morphology
16th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest, 2014.05.29–30
Analogy in Grammar: Form and Acquisition
MPI-EVA, Leipzig, 2006.09.22–23
Word and Paradigm Perspectives on Uralic
13th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest 2006.05.26
Word and Paradigm Morphology
LSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, 2006.01.06