Keely New

I’m a first-year PhD student in the department of linguistics at MIT. Before coming to the US, I received my BA and MA in English Language and Linguistics at the National University of Singapore. I was also a research asssistant at the Syntax/Semantics Lab at NUS led by PI Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine.

knew(at)mit.edu; curriculum vitae

PAPERS

A post-suppositional account of associative plurals in Burmese
Proceedings of SALT 31. to appear.

A variably exhaustive and scalar focus particle and pragmatic focus concord in Burmese (with Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine)
Semantics & Pragmatics (Early Access). 2021.

Reciprocal scope in Mandarin (with Wenkai Tay, Mary Dalrymple, and Dag Haug)
Proceedings of NELS 51. 2021.

Pronominal paradigms in two varieties of English (with Kenyon Branan)
Proceedings of WCCFL 38. 2021.

The expression of exhaustivity and scalarity in Burmese (with Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine)
Proceedings of SALT 28. 2018.

PRESENTATIONS

A post-suppositional account of associative plurals in Burmese
TripleA 8, SALT 31. 2021. [slides, recording]

Reciprocal scope in Mandarin (with Wenkai Tay, Mary Dalrymple, and Dag Haug)
NELS 51. 2020. Online.

Pronominal paradigms in two varieties of English (with Kenyon Branan)
WCCFL 38, CLS 56 (cancelled due to COVID-19). 2020.

Predicate-fronting and animacy in Burmese
GLOW in Asia XII, SEALS 29, CLS 55. 2019. [handout, poster]

The expression of exhaustivity and scalarity in Burmese (with Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine)
SALT 28. 2018.