Some videos/recordings of recent and not so recent talks
An interview with BBC radio at the Cheltenham Science Festival in June 2018
My very first lecture as a junior lecturer at York in the early 1990s!
A rather shaky recording of an interview with Sky News on the grammar of degree modifiers.
Second lecture in the University of Maryland Baggett Lecture series, on why roll up movement is a bad idea, how our theory should rule it out, and what the implications for the analysis of Greenberg’s Universal 20 are. Slides
Interview on Radio 4 Today Programme about why emojis are not a language.
Interview at Queen Mary, 2014 an interview with David Hall on my research interests
An interview with RN Drive radio on some joint work with Jennifer Culbertson showing that people are sensitive to hidden structures in an artificial language rather than to the likelihood that one word will follow the next.