Valentine Hacquard

Valentine Hacquard

Department of Linguistics
University of Maryland

1401 Marie Mount Hall
College Park, MD 20742-7505

(301) 405-4935
hacquard -at- umd -dot- edu

Overview

I'm an associate professor of Linguistics at the University of Maryland, College Park. My work focuses on semantics and its interfaces with syntax and pragmatics. In particular:

Below are links to downloadable papers. Papers not posted here are available upon request.

Research

  • Hacquard, Valentine (2013) 'On the Grammatical Category of Modality' in M. Aloni, M. Franke and F. Roelofsen (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th Amsterdam Colloquium.
  • Dudley, Rachel, Naho Ohita, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz (2013). 'Three year olds understanding of know and think'. Submitted for inclusion in: Schwarz, F. (ed.) Under Contract. Experimental Perspectives on Presuppositions, edited volume for Springer’s Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics Series.
  • Anand, Pranav and Valentine Hacquard (2013). 'Epistemics and Attitudes'. Semantics and Pragmatics 6.8:1-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/sp.6.8
  • Hacquard, Valentine and Alexis Wellwood (2012) 'Embedding epistemic modals in English: a corpus-based study'. Semantics and Pragmatics 5.4:1-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/sp.5.4
  • Lewis, Shevaun, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz (2012) 'The semantics of pragmatics of belief reports in preschoolers'. in A. Chereches (ed.) Proceedings of SALT 22, pp 226-246. http://elanguage.net/journals/salt/article/view/22.247
  • White, Aaron Steven, Rachel Dudley, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz (to appear) 'Discovering classes of attitude verbs using subcategorization frame distributions'. in Proceedings of NELS 43.
  • Wellwood, Alexis, Valentine Hacquard and Roumyana Pancheva (2012) 'Measuring and Comparing Individuals and Events'. Journal of Semantics 29(2), pp. 207-228. First published online December 2011. doi: 10.1093/jos/ffr006
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2011) 'Modality' in C. Maienborn, K. von Heusinger, and P. Portner (eds.) Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning. HSK 33.2 Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 1484-1515.
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2010) 'On the Event Relativity of Modal Auxiliaries'. Natural Language Semantics 18(1), pp. 79-114. DPI 10.1007/s11050-010-9056-4
  • Anand, Pranav and Valentine Hacquard (2010) 'The role of the imperfect in Romance counterfactuals' in M. Prinzhorn, V. Schmitt and S. Zobel (eds.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 14, pp. 37-50.
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2009) 'On the Interaction of Aspect and Modal Auxiliaries'. Linguistics and Philosophy 32, pp. 279-312.
  • Anand, Pranav and Valentine Hacquard (2009) 'Epistemics with Attitude' in Proceedings of SALT 18. http://hdl.handle.net/1813/13025
  • Sowalsky, Emily, Valentine Hacquard and Tom Roeper (2009) 'PP Opacity' in J. Crawford et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2008). 253-261. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2008) 'Restructuring and Implicative properties of volere' in A. Gronn (ed.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 12.
  • Anand, Pranav and Valentine Hacquard (2008) 'When the Present is all in the Past' in L. de Saussure, J. Moeschler and G. Puskas (eds.) Recent Advances in the Syntax and Semantics of Tense, Mood and Aspect. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Gualmini, Andrea, Sarah Hulsey, Valentine Hacquard, and Danny Fox (2008) 'The Question-Answer Requirement for Scope Assignment', in Natural Language Semantics 16, pp. 205-237.
  • Hacquard, Valentine, MaryAnn Walter and Alec Marantz (2007) 'The Effects of Inventory on Vowel Perception in French and Spanish: an MEG Study' in Brain and Language, 100(3), 295-300.
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2007) 'Speaker-oriented vs. Subject-oriented Modals: a Split in Implicative Behavior' in Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 11.
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2006), 'Aspects of Too and Enough Constructions', in E. Georgala and J. Howell (eds.) Proceedings of SALT 15 at UCLA. Ithaca, NY: CLC Publications.
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2006). Aspects of Modality. Ph.D. Thesis, MIT.
  • Dudley, Rachel, Naho Ohita, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz (2013). 'Three year olds understanding of know and think'. Submitted for inclusion in: Schwarz, F. (ed.) Under Contract. Experimental Perspectives on Presuppositions, edited volume for Springer’s Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics Series.
  • White, Aaron Steven, Rachel Dudley, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz (to appear) 'Discovering classes of attitude verbs using subcategorization frame distributions'. in Proceedings of NELS 43.
  • Lewis, Shevaun, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz (2012) 'The semantics of pragmatics of belief reports in preschoolers'. in A. Chereches (ed.) Proceedings of SALT 22, pp 226-246. http://elanguage.net/journals/salt/article/view/22.247
  • Sowalsky, Emily, Valentine Hacquard and Tom Roeper (2009) 'PP Opacity' in J. Crawford et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2008). 253-261. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
  • Gualmini, Andrea, Sarah Hulsey, Valentine Hacquard, and Danny Fox (2008) 'The Question-Answer Requirement for Scope Assignment', in Natural Language Semantics 16, pp. 205-237.
  • Wellwood, Alexis, Valentine Hacquard and Roumyana Pancheva (2012) 'Measuring and Comparing Individuals and Events'. Journal of Semantics 29(2), pp. 207-228. First published online December 2011. doi: 10.1093/jos/ffr006
  • Wellwood, Alexis, Roumyana Pancheva, Valentine Hacquard, Scott Fults and Colin Phillips (2009) 'The Role of Event Comparison in Comparative Illusions', CUNY, UC Davis, [poster].
  • Hacquard, Valentine (2006), 'Aspects of Too and Enough Constructions', in E. Georgala and J. Howell (eds.) Proceedings of SALT 15 at UCLA. Ithaca, NY: CLC Publications.
  • Hacquard, Valentine, MaryAnn Walter and Alec Marantz (2007) 'The Effects of Inventory on Vowel Perception in French and Spanish: an MEG Study' in Brain and Language, 100(3), 295-300.
  • Walter, Mary Ann and Valentine Hacquard (2004). 'MEG Evidence for Phonological Underspecification'.Proceedings of BioMag 2004. [longer version]

Teaching

  • Ling 419C: Language and Theory of Mind, undergraduate seminar, Spring 2012
  • Ling410: Grammar and Meaning, Fall 2007, 2009, Spring 2013
  • Honr218L: Language and Mind, Fall 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • Ling 660: Introduction to Semantics, Fall 2007, 2011
  • Ling 661: Issues in Semantics, Spring 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
  • Ling 689/889: Pragmatics (co-taught with Alexander Williams), Spring 2010
  • Ling 689/889: Classic Papers in Semantics, Spring 2009
  • Ling 889: Seminar in Semantics and Acquisition: Acquiring the Semantics and Pragmatics of Attitude Verbs (co-taught with Jeff Lidz), Fall 2012
  • Ling 879: Seminar in Semantics: Modals, Attitudes, and Evidentials, Fall 2011
  • Ling 889: Seminar in Linguistics and Philosophy: Propositional Attitudes (co-taught with Erin Eaker), Fall 2008
  • Ling 879: Seminar in Semantics: Aspect and Modality, Spring 2008
  • Modals, Attitudes, and Evidentials. Ealing 2010. Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.