Roberta D'Alessandro 


New draft: Crossing Phasal Domains [submitted]


Just out! Frasson, D'Alessandro, Van Osch. in press. Subject clitics in microcontact. A case study from heritage Friulian in Argentina and Brazil. Heritage Language Journal. [.pdf]

New draft: A short history of Agree [1st draft]


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2018-09-18 Tbilisi
2018-07-04 Catania
2018-11-08 Tokyo
2018-07-03 20.52.17
2018-12-13 20.57.10
IMG-20180608-WA0016 (UU060081's conflict
2018-11-11 07.00.57
Agreement Workshop in Frankfurt
At the summer school
At work
Research Masters
At the UAB working on phases
Discussing Barese in Bucharest
with hubby learning Catalan
2019-06-04 10.57.53-1.jpg

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I am a linguist.

I work at the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics as professor of Syntax and Language Variation and PI of the ERC CoG project Microcontact.

My main interests are syntactic variation, language change in contact, heritage language syntax, (Italo-)Romance microvariation, impersonal pronouns, and the syntax-phonology interface. 

I am editor-in-chief of the new Isogloss. Open Journal of Romance Linguistics and president of Going Romance.

I am also series editor of the Language Science Press OA series Open Generative Syntax  and editor-in-chief of the Brill Series Grammars and Sketches of the Romance Languages 

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