I am a linguist at the Georg-August University of Göttingen. My main areas of interest are semantics/pragmatics of natural languages and philosophy of language. I am currently working as a post-doctoral researcher in a DFG-funded project "Action Sensitivity in Grammar".
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About me
I received my degree in theoretical linguistics from the University of Toronto in 2015. Since then, I have worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Georg-August University of Göttingen, and University of Tromsø. My recent research focuses on how our intentions and sense of agency are manifested in language.
For more information about my education, teaching, and publications, please take a look at my full CV (updated Februeary 2023).
Selected publications
Agency and Intentions in Language
AIL is a series of annual interdisciplinary workshops on topics related to the representation of agency and intentions in natural language.
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Action Sensitivity in Grammar
The goal of the project is to undertand why various linguistic restrictions are sensitive to the interpretation of actions as intentional versus accidental.
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Selected publications

Goncharov, Julie and Hedde Zeijlstra. 2022. Parasitic licensing in uncertainty. Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 14. (pdf)

Kaur, Gurmeet and Julie Goncharov. 2022. Aspect in Hindi-Urdu and transition between syntactic domains. Proceedings of GLOW in Asia XIII (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie and Monica A. Irimia. 2022. Some notes on experiencer causatives and DOM in Romanian. Raprave. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie and Lavi Wolf. 2021. Deriving polarity from granularity. Proceedings of SALT 31. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2020. Dynamic presupposition of 'want' and polarity sensitivity. Proceedings of SALT 30. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie and Lavi Wolf. 2020. The role of time in double NPI constructions with epistemic accessibility relations Proceedings of NELS 50, eds. M. Asatryan, Y. Song & A. Whitmal. Amherst: GLSA, 275-289. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2020. Whom to oblige? In Advances in formal Slavic linguistics 2017, eds. L. Marušič, P. Mišmaš, & R. Žaucer. Berlin: Language Science Press, 51-73. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie and Monica A. Irimia. 2020. Epistemic comparatives and other expressions of speaker’s uncertainty. In Advances in formal Slavic linguistics 2017, eds. L. Marušič, P. Mišmaš, & R. Žaucer. Berlin: Language Science Press, 75-95. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2020. Intentionality Effect in Imperatives. In Proceedings of FASL 27, Stanford University meeting, May 4-6 2018. Michigan Slavic Publications. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie and Lavi Wolf. 2019. Time matters: the role of temporal boundaries in NPI licensing. Amsterdam Colloquium, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie and Monica A. Irimia. 2018. Epistemic Comparatives: A Cross-linguistic Investigation. Proceedings of the 35th WCCFL, Cascadilla Press, 169-176. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2017. Samyj in fragment answers. In Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics The NYU Meeting 2015, eds. Oseki Y., M. Esipova, and S. Harves Michigan Slavic Publications, Ann Arbor, 156--180. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2016. Binding without Agree. Semantics-Syntax Interface, 3(1), 49-72. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2015. P-doubling in split PPs and information structure. Linguistic Inquiry, 46(4): 731-742. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2015. About many. In Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics: The first Berkeley Meeting, eds. Szajbel-Keck M., R. Burns & D. Kavitskaya. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, 99-121. (pdf)

Goncharov, Julie. 2015. In Search of Reference: The case of the Russian adjectival intensifier ‘samyj’, dissertation, University of Toronto. (pdf)