My research focuses on cross-linguistic variation, as well as potential universals, in semantics and pragmatics.
Below are some recent publications and projects:
Landman, Meredith & Solveig Olson-Strom. 2018. Discourse particles in Yoruba: A verum analysis of sentence-final o. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, held at Michigan State University, March 22–25, 2018.
Landman, Meredith. 2017. Nominal quantification in Kipsigis. To appear in Contemporary African Linguistics 4: Selected Papers from the 47th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Berlin: Language Science Press
Landman, Meredith. 2016. Quantification in Logoori. In D. Payne, S. Pacchiarotti, & M. Bosire (Eds.), Con-temporary African Linguistics 1: Selected Papers from the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (pp. 219–233). Berlin: Language Science Press.
Landman, Meredith & Rodrigo Ranero. 2015. Focus marking in Kuria. To appear in J. Kandybowicz, T. Major, & H. Torrence (Eds.), Contemporary African Linguistics 2: African Linguistics on the Prairie–Selected Papers From the 45th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Berlin: Language Science Press.
Landman, Meredith. 2006. Variables in Natural Language. PhD thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Landman, Meredith & Marcin Morzycki. 2003. Event-kinds and the representation of manner. In B. Agbayani, P. Koskinen, & V. Samiian (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Western Conference on Linguistics (Volume 14). Held at University of British Columbia. Fresno: Department of Linguistics at California State University, Fresno.
Landman, Meredith. 2003. Morphological contiguity. In A. Carpenter, A. Coetzee, & P. de Lacy (Eds.), University of Massachusetts Amherst Occasional Papers in Linguistics 26: Papers in Optimality Theory II. Amherst: Graduate Student Linguistic Association Publications.