2016

  • Bale, A. and Dunham, J. (2016). The COULD Project: Cleaning, Organizing, and Uniting Linguistic Databases. "Round Three" Digging into Data Challenge Conference. Glasglow, Scotland. January 27-29, 2016.
  • Bale, A. (2016). Semantic and pragmatic effects of agreement. 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 34). University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 29 April – 1 May 2016.

2015

  • Dunham, J., J. Coon and A. Bale. (2015). LingSync: web-based software for language documentation. 4th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC 4). Honolulu, Hawai’i. 26 February – 1 March 2015.
  • Bale, A. and J. Coon. (2015). Counting banana trees: Crosslinguistic consequences for the syntax and semantics of classifiers. Gender, noun classification, and determination. Ottawa September 18-20.
  • Bale, A. (2015). LingSync: An Introduction. (Invited talk.) LingSync Tutorial at Polinsky Language Sciences Lab. Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 6 May 2015.

2014

  • Bale, A. (2014). Quantity Implicatures and Evidentiality in Mi’gmaq. Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA) 19. Memorial University, Saint John’s, NL. 25-27 April 2014.
  • Bale, A. (2014). What does ontology mean and why is it important: Lessons from the semantics of degrees. (Invited talk.) Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal (TOM) Semantics Workshop 7, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. 12 April 2014.
  • Bale, A. (2014). Nature of Dual Marking in Mi’gmaq. (Invited talk.) Dual Workshop. Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 20 November 2014.

2013

  • Bale, A. (2013). Ignorance Implicatures: Some empirical observations. (Invited talk.) Pragmatics Workshop, McGill University. 23-25 May 2013.
  • Coon, J. and A. Bale. (2013). The inseparability of person and number in Mi’gmaq. Workshop: Features in Phonology, Morphology, Syntax and Semantics: What are they? University of Tromsø, Norway. 31 October – 1 November 2013.
  • Bale, A., M. Papillon and C. Reiss. (2013). Targeting underspecified segments. Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto (MOT) 2013. Ottawa University. 15-17 March 2013.
  • Hochstein, L., D. Barner, A. Bale and D. Fox. (2013). Ignorance vs. Scalar implicatures: locating the source of children’s difficulties with pragmatic inferences. Symposium Presentation included at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Seattle, WA. 18 April 2013.
  • Coon, J. and A. Bale. (2013) Person and number in Mi’gmaq. Canadian Linguistics Association 2013 Conference. Victoria, British Columbia. 1-3 June 2013.
  • McClay, E., C. Little, H. Noguchi, E. Olson, A. Bale, J. Coon, and G. Cook. (2013) Using Technology to Bridge Gaps between Speakers, Learners, and Linguists. Canadian Linguistics Association 2013 Conference. Victoria, British Columbia. 1-3 June 2013.
  • Bale, A., M. Papillon and C. Reiss. (2013). Sets of features vs. sets of sets of features: A notational innovation for phonological rules. Manchester Phonology Workshop 21. University of Manchester, England. 23-25 May, 2013.

2012

  • Bale, A. (2012). Breadth and Limitations of Model Theory. (Invited talk.) Colloquium, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec.
  • Bale, A. and B. Gillon. (2012). Re-examing the Mass-Count Distinction. Massif/Comptable en Linguistique, Philosophie et Sciences Cognitives. Paris, France. 19-21 December 2012.
  • Bale, A. and J. Coon. (2012) Classifiers are for numerals, not nouns: Evidence from Mi’gmaq and Chol. 43rd meeting of the Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS 43), City University of New York (CUNY), 19-21 October, 2012.
  • Bale, A. (2012). Agreement without AGREE: Disjunction in Mi’gmaq. 43rd meeting of the Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS 43), City University of New York (CUNY), 19-21 October, 2012.

2011

  • Bale, A. (2011). Adjectives and Context Sensitivity. (Invited talk.) Michael S. Goodman ’74 Colloquium Series, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Bale, A. (2011). Multi-dimensional adjectives. (Invited talk.) Semantic Workshop in honour of Daniel Büring. McGill University, Montréal.
  • Bale, A. (2011). Context and multi-dimensional adjectives. (Invited talk.) Workshop: Representations of Gradability, University of Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands.
  • Bale, A. (2011). Singular, plural, and obligatory competition. (Invited talk.) LFRG, MIT Linguistics Department, Cambridge MA.
  • Bale, A. (2011). In Search of the mental source of vagueness. (Invited talk.) SemBabble, UCSD Linguistics Department, San Diego.
  • Bale, A. (2011). Morpho-syntactic complexity and competition at the syntax-semantics interface. (Invited talk.) Ottawa University Linguistics Department, Ottawa.

2010

  • Bale, A. (2010). Competition, scales and number marking. (Invited talk.) ZAS institute, Berlin.
  • Bale, A. (2010). Precision, vagueness, scales and the back-down phenomenon. (Invited Conference Presentation.) Vague Quantities and Vague Quantifiers (VQ2), Berlin.
  • Bale, A. (2010). Number and competition in English, Armenian and Turkish. 41st meeting of the North Eastern Linguistics Society (NELS 41). University of Pennsylvania. 24-26 October, 2010.
  • Brooks, N., A. Bale and D. Barner. (2010). Accessing the unsaid: The role of scalar alternatives in children’s pragmatic inference. Oral Presentation. COGSCI 2010. 11-14 August, 2010.
  • Bale, A., M. Gagnon and H. Khanjian. (2010). Numerals and number marking in English, Turkish and Armenian. Mozaic 2. Montreal, 1 June, 2010.
  • Bale, A., M. Gagnon and H. Khanjian. (2010). Cross-linguistic representations of numerals and number marking. Poster Session. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) XX. Amherst, 29 April – 1 May, 2010.
  • Barner, D., N. Brooks and A. Bale (2010). Quantity implicature and access to scalar alternatives in language acquisition. Poster Session. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) XX. Amherst, 29 April – 1 May, 2010.

2009

  • Bale, A. (2009). Mass nouns and count nouns: Syntax, semantics and acquisition. (Invited talk.) Department of Cognitive Science, Carleton University.
  • Bale, A. (2009). On the representation and acquisition of the mass-count distinction. (Invited talk.) Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland.
  • Bale, A. and D. Barner (2009). Mass and count at the syntax/semantics interface. Mass/Count Workshop. Toronto, University of Toronto, 7 February – 9 February, 2009.

2008

  • Bale, A., M. Gagnon and H. Khanjian (2008). On the relationship between morphological and semantic markedness. Markedness and Underspecification in the Morphology and Semantics of Agreement (MUMSA). Harvard University, Boston, 29 February – 2 March, 2008.
  • Bale, A. and H. Khanjian (2008). Armenian classifiers and number marking. Poster Session. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) XVIII. Amherst, 21 – 23 March, 2008.
  • Bale, A. (2008). Count nouns, mass nouns, plurality and measure phrases. (Invited talk.) Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania.

2007

  • Bale, A. (2007). The plurality of meaning and the meaning of plurality. (Invited talk.) Concordia Linguistics Association.
  • Bale, A. (2007). Boolean AND and the semantics of comparatives. Presentation given at Syntax-Semantics Reading Group. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Bale, A. (2007). Propositional complexity, quantifier raising and verb phrases. Presentation given at Ling-Lunch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Bale, A. (2007). Yet more evidence for the emptiness of plurality. 38th meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 38). Ottawa, 26 – 28 October, 2007.
  • Bale, A. (2007). Boolean AND and the semantic correlates of gradable adjectives. International Conference on Adjectives. Lille (France), 13–15 September, 2007.
  • Bale, A. (2007). More and more problems, less and less of an explanation: New challenges for the interpretation of comparison and Boolean conjunction. Concordia Symposium on Generative Grammar. Montreal, 28 – 29 September, 2007.

2006

  • Bale, A. (2006). Theoretical implications of acquiring propositional complexity and quantifier raising. (Invited talk.) Concordia University.
  • Bale, A. (2006). Comparatives and the distributive/cumulative distinction. Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA) Conference 2006. Toronto, 27 – 30 May 2006.

2005

  • Bale, A. (2005). Quantifier raising, the semantics of ‘again’ and the complexity of verb phrases. Semantics and linguistic theory XV [SALT XV]. Los Angeles, 25 – 27 March 2005.
  • Bale, A. (2005). Are collective readings partially distributive?: Getting specific about group to group relations. Indefinites and Weak Quantifiers. Brussels, 6 – 8 January 2005.

2004

  • Bale, A. (2004). Why Barbie has more furniture than me and other linguistic conundrums. (Invited talk.) Concordia Linguistics Association.

2001

  • Barner, D., & Bale, A. (2001). Going strapless: Early acquisition and the bootstrapping hypotheses. Poster session presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.