Collins, James N. The polarity of clauses embedded under neg-raising
predicates. Proceedings of SuB 23.
Collins, James N. Definiteness determined by syntax: A case study in
Tagalog. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. Online first December 4, 2018.
Collins, James N. Review of Paul Kroeger Analyzing meaning: An
introduction to semantics and pragmatics. Oceanic Linguistics 57(2):
Collins, James N. 2017. Structure-sensitive interpretation. Doctoral dissertation, Stanford University.
Collins, James N. 2016. Samoan predicate initial word order and object
positions. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 35(1): 1--59.
Collins, James N. 2016. Reasoning about definiteness in a language without articles. Proceedings of SALT 26: 82--102. [Download]
Collins, James N. 2016. Composition and definiteness without articles: A case study in Tagalog. Proceedings of NELS 46. [Download]
Collins, James N. 2016. Definiteness and implicatures in Tagalog. Proceedings of BLS 42: 273--292. [Download]
Collins, James N. 2016. Ilokano free relatives with man. Proceedings of AFLA 21: 33--50. [Download]
Collins, James N. 2015. Diagnosing predicate fronting in Samoan. Proceedings of WCCFL 32: 228--237. [Download]
Collins, James N. 2014. Pseudo noun incorporation in discourse. To appear in the Proceedings of AFLA 20. [Download]
Collins, James N. 2014. The distribution of unmarked cases in Samoan. Argument Realisations and Related Constructions in Austronesian Languages: Papers from the 12th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, Vol. 2, ed. by I. Wayan Arka and N. L. K. Mas Indrawati, 93-110. Asia-Pacific Linguistics. [Download]
Collins, James N., Daria Popova, Ivan A. Sag, and Thomas Wasow. 2014. Sluicing and the inquisitive potential of appositives. Parenthesis and Ellipsis: Studies in Generative Grammar 121, ed. by M. Kluck, D. Ott, and M. de Vries, 47-73. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Download]
Collins, James N. 2018. The polarity of clauses embedded under neg-raising predicates. Sinn und Bedeutung 23, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, September 5. [Handout]
Collins, James N. 2018. Mapping meanings to argument structure: The semantics of Samoan case. Workshop on the Syntax of Polynesian Languages, University of Toronto, June 9. [Handout]
At the University of Hawaiʻi
Spring 2019: Instructor, Grammar (Graduate Syntax)
Spring 2019: Instructor, Semantics and Pragmatics
Fall 2018: Instructor, Seminar in Syntax: Case, Voice, and Grammatical Relations. [Reading List]
At Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Fall 2017: Co-instructor, Approaches to Implicature (with Todd Snider)
At Stanford University
Winter 2017: TA, Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics (with Cleo Condoravdi)