Education

Education

2014- Present   Rutgers University, Ph.D. Linguistics

 

2012-  2014       University of Ghana, Mphil Linguistics
                            Thesis: Linguistics strategies in the expression of modality in Akan.

 

2007-  2011       University of Cape Coast, B.A English, and  Linguistics

                            Thesis: The Semantics of the Akan indefinite determiner bi.

Invited Talks

2021                    Definite indefinite stacking in Akan.       

                            Triple A Semantics Conference. National University of Singapore

2020                  Definite Propositions and Clausal Determiners

                           Colloquium talk. Boston University. Boston Massachusetts 

2017                 Actuality Entailment in Akan. New York University                    

                          Linguistics Department

Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

 

 

2019                    Bare Nouns in Akan  Revisted. Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian  Languages                                        (TripleA6)-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. (handout)

                   

                           Determiners outside the nominal domain.  Annual Conference of African Linguistics (ACAL50.                                   The University of British Columbia, Vancouver​

2018                  Actuality Entailment in Akan and Lubukusu

                           Annual Conference of African Linguistics (ACAL) 49, Michigan State University (with Ken Safir)

 

                       

                           Tense and Aspect in Akan Coordinate Constructions

                           Annual Conference of African Linguistics (ACAL) 49, Michigan State University 

 

2017                  Actuality Entailment in Akan
                           Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages (TripleA 4)- Gothenburg, Sweden

 

                           Another look at bi: an Epistemic Indefinite Analysis

                           Annual Conference of African Linguistics (ACAL) 48, Indiana University

  

                           The Typology of NC sequences in Central Tano.
                           Annual Conference of African Linguistics (ACAL) 48, Indiana University 

 

 

2016                  Actuality Entailment in Akan (Poster)
                           Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning (MACSIM) 6, Hunter College, CUNY.

                       

 

2015                 Modal Concord in Akan
                          8th World Congress of African Linguistics, Kyoto University, Japan.

 

 

2013                 A comparative study of Reflexivisation in Akan and Ewe.
                          Linguistics Association Conference (LAG), University of Cape Coast.

 

 

 

Manuscripts

2017            Tense and Aspect in Akan Multi-verbal Clauses. Qualifying Paper, Rutgers University

2016             Actuality Entailment in Akan. Qualifying Paper. Rutgers University