Selected Presentations (2008-present)
27-31 August 2018: “Frank found his way to New York: The history of the Way construction revisited”, 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL XX), University of Edinburgh.
9-11 May 2018: “On the history of the Way Construction and its interaction with the English Intransitive Motion Construction”, X Congreso Internacional de Lingüística de Corpus (CILC10), University of Cáceres (Spain).
24 May 2017: Teresa Fanego & Paula Rodríguez-Puente: “Investigating variation in legal discourse: An overview”. International Workshop Advances in corpora of legal English, organized in the context of ICAME 38 (Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English), Charles University in Prague. Workshop convenors: Teresa Fanego & Paula Rodríguez-Puente.
26-28 October 2016: "Making one's way through the history of the Intransitive Motion Construction and the Way-construction", VCC Symposium 2016 (International Symposium on Verbs, Clauses and Constructions), University of La Rioja [plenary lecture].
23 October 2015: "On the early history of the English motion construction The coach rumbled back to town", Symposium on Complementation, University of Tampere [plenary lecture].
2-5 September 2015: "Argument structure in flux: on the emergence of two valency-increasing constructions in the history of English" [second author, with Tamara Bouso], 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, Leiden.
27-31 July 2015: "When the minstrels rustled into the room, she whispered disbelief. On the developmente of two valency-increasing constructions in the history of English" [first author, with Tamara Bouso], 22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL22), University of Naples Federico II.
27-31 May 2015: "The complexity of pronoun omission: an analysis based on ICE Singapore and ICE India" [second author, with Iván Tamaredo & Carlos Acuña-Fariña], ICAME 36, University of Trier (Germany).
12-14 November 2014: "The emergence and expansion of the English ACC-ing construction", 38th AEDEAN Conference, University of Alcalá de Henares.
22-24 October 2014: "From modifier to core argument: the constructionalization of ACC-ing gerundives", International Symposium on Verbs, Clauses and Constructions. Theory, Variation and Change (VCC Symposium 2014), University of La Rioja, Spain.
11–14 September 2014: "The ladies all sitting in the open air, exposes them to great inconveniences: the role of free adjuncts and absolutes in the formation of ACC-ing gerundives", 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (Poland).
24-27 August 2014: "Multiple sources in language change", 3rd Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE3), University of Zurich.
14-15 November 2013: "New reflections on actualization and reanalysis", Third Vigo-Newcastle-Santiago-Leuven International Workshop on the Structure of the Noun Phrase in English: Synchronic and Diachronic Explorations (NP3), KU Leuven.
18-21 September 2013: "Commemoration of Dieter Kastovsky: Dieter, the historical linguist", 46th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, University of Split (Croatia).
23 August 2013: "Clauses as non-oblique complements in the history of English", Tampere Linguistics Forum - Perspectives on Complementation, University of Tampere [plenary lecture].
13 December 2012: "La construcción de una carrera investigadora: algunos apuntes y reflexiones" ['Building a research career'], I Encontro da Mocidade Investigadora EDI-USC, University of Santiago de Compostela [plenary lecture].
21-22 September 2012: "Crosslinguistic influences on motion expression in English and Spanish" [third author, with Iria-Gael Romay, Samantha N. Emerson, Şeyda Özçalişkan, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo & Gwen Frishkoff], Third International Postgraduate Conference on Language and Cognition (ELC3), University of Santiago de Compostela.
29 August - 1 September 2012: "Complex motion events in the history of English: on the emergence of the construction type Sir Ascelin clanked into the hall", 45th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, University of Stockholm:
20-25 August 2012: "Motion events in the history of English: the 'sound emission to motion' construction", 17th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL17), University of Zurich.
22-24 March 2012: "Dictionary-based corpus linguistics and beyond: on the expression of motion events in the history of English", 4th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics, University of Jaén, Spain [plenary lecture].
1-3 February 2010: “The research project Variation, Linguistic Change and Grammaticalization”, XXXIX Simposio Internacional de la Sociedad Española de Lingüística, University of Santiago de Compostela [joint paper with María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo, Elena Seoane & Carlos Prado- Alonso].
12 December 2008: "Construction after construction: the history of English verbs of manner of motion", Corpora and the history of English: ARCHER 3 and beyond, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) [invited presentation].
24-30 August 2008: “Diachrony and usage: The English manner verbs of human self-movement”, Fifteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (15ICEHL), University of Munich [plenary lecture].