dr Krzysztof Migdalski

dr Krzysztof Migdalski
Zakład Zakład Językoznawstwa Angielskiego i Porównawczego
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Krzysztof Migdalski
Assistant professor

Contact
Office: IFA, room 5
Phone: +48 71 375 29 39


Research interests

  • Theoretical linguistics
  • Comparative generative syntax of Balkan, Germanic, and Slavic languages
  • Historical linguistics (Old Church Slavonic)


Education and employment history

  • 2008-present University of Wrocław, Institute of English Studies
  • 2006-2008 University of Connecticut at Storrs (USA), Department of Linguistics (post-doctoral research fellow)
  • 2001-2006 Tilburg University (The Netherlands), Models of Grammar Group (research assistant/AIO)
  • 2000-2001 University of Tromsø (Norway), Department of Linguistics (graduate student)
  • 1995-2000 University of Wrocław, Institute of English Studies (B.A./M.A. student)


Academic degrees

30 May 2006
Ph.D. in linguistics, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Dissertation title: The Syntax of Compound Tenses in Slavic
Advisors: Prof. Henk van Riemsdijk and Dr. Hans Broekhuis

5 June 2000
M.A. in English, University of Wrocław
Thesis title: The Determiner Hypothesis in Polish
Advisor: Prof. Bożena Rozwadowska

Grants and Awards

2010-2013
Focus grant awarded by the Foundation for Polish Science for the project "Understanding Linguistic Categories: Temporality at the interfaces"; project leader: Prof. Joanna Błaszczak; project participants: Dr Patrycja Jabłońska, Dr Dorota Klimek-Jankowska, and Dr Krzysztof Migdalski.

2006–2008
Rubicon grant awarded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) for the post-doc project “The diachrony and synchrony of the second position effect in Slavic,” carried out at the Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut at Storrs in the USA.

2006
University of Toronto travel grant for the FASL-15 conference

2001-2005
AIO-appointment, Models of Grammar Group, Tilburg University, the Netherlands

2000-2001
Quota Programme, Department of Linguistics, University of Tromsø, Norway


Teaching

  • Descriptive Grammar of English (morphology and syntax)
  • Elective Course Recent Advances in the Theory of Syntax
  • Elective Course Diachronic Syntax
  • Monograph lecture
  • Practical Grammar of English
  • Academic Writing
  • Contrastive Grammar of Polish and English


Publications 

Forthcoming. Old Church Slavonic was Head-initial. To appear in Wayles Browne, Miloje Despić, Naomi Enzinna, Robin Karlin, Simone De Lemos, and Draga Zec (eds.), Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Cornell Meeting 2016. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications.
 
2017. The Syntax of Slavic. Forthcoming in Jared Klein, Brian Joseph, and Matthias Fritz (eds.), Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics (HSK 41). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. (invited contribution)
 
2017. Second Position Effects in the Syntax of Germanic and Slavic Languages. Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego.
 
2017. (Editor, with Joanna Blaszczak, ‎Anastasia Giannakidou, ‎and Dorota Klimek-Jankowska). Mood, Aspect, Modality Revisited: New Answers to Old Questions. Chicago: Chicago University Press.
 
2015. (Editor, with Joanna Błaszczak and Dorota Klimek-Jankowska) How Categorical are Categories? New Approaches to the Old Questions of Noun, Verb, and Adjective. Studies in Generative Grammar (SGG) 122. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.
 
2015. On the Loss of Tense and Verb-adjacent Clitics in Slavic. In Theresa Biberauer and George Walkden (eds.), Syntax over Time: Lexical, Morphological, and Information-Structural Interactions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 179-196.
 
2015. Diachronic Changes in Tense Marking and Cliticization Patterns in Slavic. In Gehrild Zybatow, Petr Biskup, Marcel Guhl, Claudia Hurtig, Olav Mueller-Reichau, and Maria Yastrebova (eds.), Slavic Grammar from a Formal Perspective (Linguistik International; Band 35). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Edition, 331-352.
 
2015. (with Hakyung Jung) On the Degrammaticalization of Pronominal Clitics in Slavic In Małgorzata Szajbel-Keck, Roslyn Burns, and Darya Kavitskaya (eds.), Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The First Berkeley Meeting 2014 (Michigan Slavic Materials, 61). Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, 143-162.
 
2014. (with Joanna Błaszczak, Patrycja Jabłońska, and Dorota Klimek-Jankowska) The riddle of the Future Tense in Polish: How much “future” is there in the “Future Tense”? In Mikhail Kissine, Philippe de Brabanter and Saghie Sharifzadeh (eds.), Future Tense(s)/Future Time(s). Oxford: OxfordUniversity Press, 165-204.
 
2014. Zmiany diachroniczne w składni klityk zaimków osobowych w wybranych językach południowosłowiańskich. Slavica Wratislaviensia CLIX: 281-290.
 
2013. Diachronic Source of Two Cliticization Patterns in Slavic. In Christine Meklenborg Salvesen and Hans Petter Helland (eds.), Challenging Clitics (Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 206). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 135-158.
 
2013. On the Decline of Tense and the Emergence of Second Position Pronominal Clitics. In Podobryaev, Alexander (ed.), Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: the Second MIT Meeting 2011 (Michigan Slavic Materials 58). Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, 200-215.
 
2012. Comparative Syntax of Languages with and without Articles. In Rozumko, Agata and Dorota Szymaniuk (eds.), Directions in English-Polish Contrastive Research. Białystok: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku, 73-88.

2012. (with Joanna Błaszczak, Patrycja Jabłońska, and Dorota Klimek-Jankowska) On the Tense-less Future in Polish. In Sabina Halupka-Rešetar, Maja Marković, Tanja Milićev, and Nataša Milićević (eds.), Selected Papers from SinFonlJA 3. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 35-57.

2012. Against a Uniform Treatment of Second Position Effects as Force Markers. In Albrecht, Lobke, Liliane Haegeman, and Rachel Nye (eds.), Main Clause Phenomena: New Horizons. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 345-363.

2011. On the Source of Variation in the Distribution of Auxiliaries in Polish. In Bański, P., B. Łukaszewicz, M. Opalińska and J. Zaleska (eds.), Generative Investigations: Syntax, Morphology, and Phonology. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 93-118.

2010. The Third Person Auxiliary Clitic as a Number Marker in Slavic. In Bičan, A., J. Klaška, P. Macurová, and Jana Zmrzlíková (eds.), Karlík a továrna na lingvistiku. Prof. Petru Karlíkovi k šedesátym narozeninám. Brno: Host. 277-292.

2010. On the Relation between V2 and the Second Position Cliticization. Lingua 120.2: 329-353.

2010. Diachronic Impoverishment of the Auxiliary and Participle Movement in Slavic. In Karlík, P. (ed.) Development of Language through the Lens of Formal Linguistics. Muenchen: Lincom Europa. 129-136.

2010. The Diachronic Syntax of Perfective Auxiliaries in Polish. In Hansen, B. and J. Grković-Major (eds.), Diachronic Slavonic Syntax: Gradual Changes in Focus. Wiener Slawistischer Almanach, Sonderband 74: 143-153.

2010. Franc Marušič and Rok Žaucer, Studies in Formal Slavic Linguistics. (a review) Journal of Slavic Linguistics 18.2: 339-354.

2009. On Two Types of Wackernagel Cliticization in Slavic” In Reich, J., M. Babyonyshev, and D. Kavitskaya (eds.), Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Yale Meeting, 2008. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications, 147-162.

2009. On the Emergence of the Second Position Cliticization in Slavic. In Zybatow, G., L. Szucsich, U. Junghanns, D. Lenertová, P. Biskup (eds.), Studies in Formal Slavic Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics and Information Structure. (Linguistik International 21), Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 183-196.

2008. The Syntax of the l-participle in Bulgarian and Serbo-Croatian. In Zybatow, G., L. Szucsich, U. Junghanns, R. Meyer (eds.), Formal Description of Slavic Languages. The Fifth Conference, Leipzig 2003. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag, 435-447.

2007. On the Grammaticalization of the ‘have’-perfect in Slavic”. In Compton, R., M. Golędzinowska, and U. Savchenko (eds.), Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Toronto Meeting, 2006. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications, 228-244

2007. Interactions Between Negation and Verb Movement in South Slavic. In Kosta, P., G. Hassler, L. Schürcks, and N. Thielemann (eds.), Linguistic Investigations into Formal Description of Slavic Languages. (Potsdam Linguistic Investigations. Volume 1). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag, 283-296.

2006. Direction of Cliticization in Macedonian. In Filip, H., S. Franks, J.E. Lavine, and M. Tasseva-Kurktchieva (eds.), Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The Princeton Meeting, 2005. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications, 221-235.

2006. The Syntax of Compound Tenses in Slavic. Utrecht: LOT Publications. (Tilburg University doctoral dissertation published as a book)

2005. To have or to be: On the syntax of perfect tenses in South Slavic. In Franks, S., F. Gladney, and M. Tasseva-Kurktchieva (eds.) Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The South Carolina Meeting, 2004. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications, 230-240.

2005. A Syntactic Approach to Negated Focus Questions in Bulgarian. In Broekhuis, H., N. Corver, R. Huybregts, U. Kleinhenz, and J. Koster (eds.), Organizing Grammar: Linguistic Studies in Honor of Henk van Riemsdijk. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 415-423.

2003. (with Hans Broekhuis) Participle fronting in Bulgarian as XP-movement. In Cornips, L. and P. Fikkert (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2003. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1-12.

2003. Participle Preposing in Bulgarian. In Bański, P. and A. Przepiórkowski (eds.), Generative Linguistics in Poland: Morphosyntactic Investigations. Warszawa: Instytut Podstaw Informatyki PAN, 79-91.

2003. The Syntax of the l-Participle in Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian and Polish. In Cornilescu, A. (ed.) Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics: Syntax-Phonology 5.1: 54-64.

2003. N-to-D Raising in Polish. In Stanulewicz, D. (ed.), Papers in Language Studies. Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Conference of the Polish Association for the Study of English. Gdansk, 26-28 April 2000. Gdańsk: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego, 187-193

2001. A Determiner Phrase Approach to the Structure of Polish Nominals. In Przepiórkowski, A. and P. Bański (eds.), Generative Linguistics in Poland: Syntax and Morphosyntax. Proceedings of the GLiP-2 conference held in Warsaw, Poland, 9-10 December 2000. Warszawa: Instytut Podstaw Informatyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk, 135-148.

Conference presentations

8–10 December 2016, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Formal Description of Slavic Languages FDSL-12 
“Head directionality in Old Slavic”
 
8 October 2016, Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie
Kraków Syntax Lab 2016 – Workshop in honor of Professor Howard Lasnik
“Tense Dependency of Pronominal Clitics”
 
13–15 May 2016, Cornell University, USA
Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 25 (FASL 25)
“Old Church Slavonic was Head-initial”
 
22–24 March 2016, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Rethinking Verb Second Workshop
“On a diachronic relation between the richness of T(ense) and X2 effects”
 
1-5 September 2015, LeidenUniversity Centre for Linguistics (LUCL), The Netherlands
(with Hakyung Jung, University of Seoul)
Societas Linguistica Europaea 48
Parameters in Diachronic Syntax Workshop
“Implications of the TP parameter for the degrammaticalization of clitics in Slavic”
 
1-5 September 2015, LeidenUniversity Centre for Linguistics (LUCL), The Netherlands
(with Hakyung Jung, University of Seoul)
Societas Linguistica Europaea 48
Clitics: Areal and Genealogical Perspectives Workshop
“Diachrony of Cliticization Patterns in Slavic”
 
29–31 May 2015, University of Iceland, Reykjavík
(with Hakyung Jung, University of Seoul)
Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference – DiGS-17
Degrammaticalization of Pronominal Clitics in Slavic
 
10 grudnia 2014, University of Göttingen, Germany
Linguistics in Göttingen Colloquium Series
“Cliticization patterns in Slavic and their relation to tense marking” (invited talk)
 
23-24 May 2014, Villa Salmi, Arezzo, Italy
MicroVariation Workshop
“Diachronic Variation in the Syntax of Micro-pronominal Elements in Slavic” (invited talk)
 
7 May 2014, Department of Linguistics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Linguistics Seminar
“From Heads into Phrases: a Diachronic Reanalysis of Pronominal Clitics in Slavic” (invited talk)
 
2-4 May 2014, University of California at Berkeley, California, USA
Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 23 (FASL 23)
“On the Degrammaticalization of Pronominal Clitics in Slavic” (with Hakyung Jung, University of Seoul)
 
5-7 December 2013, University of Leipzig, Germany
Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL-10)
“Diachronic Changes in Tense Marking and Cliticization Patterns in Slavic” (invited talk)
 
22-24 marca 2013, University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, USA
The 37th Penn Linguistics Colloquium
“The Non-universality of TP and the Syntax of Clitics”
 
12-14 September 2012, University of Tromsø, Norway
Decennium: The First Ten Years of CASTL
“Pronominal clitics without the TP layer”
 
24-25 May 2012
Wyraz i zdanie w językach słowiańskich, Instytut Filologii Słowiańskiej, Uniwersytet Wrocławski
“Zmiany diachroniczne w składni klityk zaimków osobowych w językach południowosłowiańskich”
 
3-5 May 2012, Uniwersytet of Göttingen, Germany
Clitics and beyond Workshop
“Diachronic Interactions between the Syntax of Clitics and the Availability of TP in Slavic”

27-28 October 2011, University of Oslo, Norway
Challenging Clitics Workshop
“Diachronic Source of Two Cliticization Patterns in Slavic”

13-15 May 2011, MIT, USA
Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics-20 (FASL-20)
“On the Decline of Tense and the Emergence of Second Position Pronominal Clitics”

7-9 April 2011, University of Seville, Spain
21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar
“On the Decline of Tense and the Emergence of Wackernagel Clitics in Slavic”

11-12 December 2010, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Verb Movement: Its Nature, Triggers, and Effects Workshop
“Remnant XP-movement becomes head movement – evidence from Polish”

29-30 October 2010, University of Chicago, USA
Slavic Linguistic Society-5
“Clitic Positions and the Richness of Tense”

1-3 October, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
SinFonIJA-3
“On the Tense-less Future in Polish” (co-authors: Joanna Błaszczak, Patrycja Jabłońska, Dorota Klimek-Jankowska)

29 September –1 October 2010, Ghent University, Belgium
GIST-2 Main Clause Phenomena Workshop
“Against a uniform treatment of second position effects as force markers”

2-5 September 2010, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Societas Linguistica Europaea – 43rd Annual Meeting
“The riddle of the Future Tense in Polish: How much “future” is there in “Future Tense?” (co-authors: Joanna Błaszczak, Patrycja Jabłońska, Dorota Klimek-Jankowska)

14-16 July 2010, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
12th International Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference DiGS-12
“On the Loss of Tense and Verb-Adjacent Clitics in Slavic”

2 December 2009, Masaryk University, Brno, The Czech Republic
Jazykovědné sdružení České republiky, pobočka Brno (invited)
“Diachronic patterns of second position cliticization in Slavic”

1 December 2009, Masaryk University, Brno, The Czech Republic
“Wackernagel clitics: a meeting point between syntax and phonology” (a guest lecture at Mojmír Dočekal’s M.A. seminar)
“What can we learn about V2 by looking at 2P?” (a guest lecture at the faculty linguistics seminar)

2 September 2009, Gniezno
The 40th Poznań Linguistic Meeting
“What do V2 and Second Position Cliticization Have in Common?”

10 March 2009, Institute of English Studies, Wrocław University
Fifth Linguistic Workshop
“Apparent Non-Constituent Movement in Old Germanic V2”

5-6 December 2008, University of Regensburg, Germany
Diachronic Syntax in Slavonic Languages: Gradual Changes in Focus
“The Diachronic Syntax of Perfective Auxiliaries in Polish.”

10-12 June 2008, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Third Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistic Society
“Diachronic Motivation for the Existence of Two Forms of Perfective Auxiliaries in Polish”

10-12 June 2008, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Third Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistic Society
“Three Accounts of the 3rd Person Singular in Slavic” (with Boštjan Dvořák and Petr Homola)

9-11 May 2008, Yale University, USA
Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL-17) -The Yale Meeting
“On Two Types of Wackernagel Cliticization in Slavic”

5-6 April 2008, University of Warsaw
Generative Linguistics in Poland (GLiP-6)
“On the Source of Variation in the Distribution of Auxiliaries in Polish”

30 November-2 December 2007, University of Leipzig, Germany
Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL-7)
“On the Emergence of the Second Position Effect in Slavic”

19-20 April 2007, Leiden University, the Netherlands
V2/V1 workshop
“On the Relation between V2 and Second Position Cliticization”

18 April 2007, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
Staff Seminar, Models of Grammar Group
“V2 vs. 2P” (invited talk)

12 January 2007, ZAS Berlin, Germany
The 3rd Person Workshop
“Third Person Auxiliary as a Number Marker”

24 May, 2006, Leiden University, The Netherlands
The LUCL Wednesday Syntax Meeting
“Degrees of Verbiness: the Emergence of a New Compound Tense in Kashubian and Macedonian” (invited talk)

12-14 May, 2006, University of Toronto, Canada
Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL - 15)
“On the Grammaticalization of the ‘have’-perfect in Slavic”

30 November – 2 December 2005, University of Potsdam, Germany
Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL-6)
“Interactions between Verb Movement and Negation in South Slavic”

6-8 May 2005, Princeton University, USA
Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL-14)
“On the Direction of Cliticization in Macedonian”

February 2005, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Linguistics in the Netherlands meeting (TIN-dag)
“Grammaticalization of ‘have’-perfects in Slavic”

2-4 December 2004, University of Tromsø, Norway
The 13th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe CONSOLE
“On two types of perfect tenses in Slavic”

27-29 February 2004, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL-13)
“To be or to have? On the syntax of perfect tenses in South Slavic”

7 February 2004, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Linguistics in the Netherlands meeting (TIN-dag)
“Auxiliary selection and the syntax of compound tenses in South Slavic”

December 2003, University of Budapest, Hungary
Syntax, Semantics and Phonology of the Left Periphery (Budapest-Leiden-Tilburg “Left Periphery” project group meeting)
“VP-fronting and the role of auxiliary selection in South Slavic”

28-30 November 2003, University of Leipzig, Germany
The Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL-5)
“The Syntax of the l-participle in Bulgarian and Serbo-Croatian”

2-4 October 2003, University of Tromsø, Norway
The CASTL Kick-off conference
“Predicate Inversion and the Diachrony of Complex Tenses in Slavic”

25 September 2003, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
Models of Grammar Group Staff Seminar
“The diachrony of compound tenses in Slavic”

6 June 2003, University of Bucharest, Romania
Sites of Memory, the annual conference of the English Department
“The Syntax of the l-participle in Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, and Polish”

29-31 March 2003, Cambridge University, UK
Basees (British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies) conference
“Against Long Head Movement in Slavic: the case of Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, and Macedonian”

January 2003, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Linguistics in the Netherlands meeting (TIN-dag)
“Participle Fronting in Bulgarian as XP-movement” (with Hans Broekhuis)

30 November 2002 - 1 December 2002, University of Warsaw
Generative Linguistics in Poland-5
“Participle Preposing in Bulgarian”

15-17 November 2002, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Formal Approaches to South Slavic and Balkan Languages-4
“The Participle-Auxiliary Patterns in Bulgarian: an XP-movement Approach”

30 October 2002, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
Models of Grammar Group Staff Seminar
“Participle Fronting in Slavic”

27 October 2002, University of Leiden, the Netherlands
Syntax, Semantics and Phonology of the Left Periphery (Budapest-Leiden-Tilburg “Left Periphery” project group meeting)
“Against Long Head Movement in Bulgarian”

December 2000, University of Warsaw
Generative Linguistics in Poland: Syntax and Morphosyntax (GLiP)
“A Determiner Phrase Approach to the Structure of Polish Nominals” (alternate)

April 2000, University of Gdańsk.
The Ninth Annual Conference of the Polish Association for the Study of English (PASE)
“N-to-D Raising in Polish”


Other professional experience

Peer reviewer for Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics, Journal of Linguistics, Journal of Slavic Linguistics, Syntax, Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, Formal Description of Slavic Languages, Czech in Generative Grammar, Console

Member of the "Nový encyklopedický slovník češtiny online" project (2011-2015) , University of Brno, Czechia.

Central European Summer School in Generative Grammar (The Egg School) in 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and the LOT School in the Netherlands (2002, 2003, 2004)