julie goncharov

Julie Goncharov
I am a post-doctoral fellow at the Language, Logic, and Cognition Centre, Hebrew Universtiy of Jerusalem, Israel. I work in the Landscape of Neg-Words project led by Luka Crnič (HUJI), Ivy Sichel (UC Santa Cruz, HUJI), and Hedde Zeijlstra (Göttingen). My main interests include epistemic and deontic modality, negation, and degree expressions at the syntax-semantics interface.


Dr. Julie Goncharov
Language, Logic, and Cognition Centre
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

full CV

updated in February 2018


Ph.D (2015), University of Toronto, Canada
Thesis title: In Search of Reference: The case of the Russian adjectival intensifier ‘samyj’

Maître ès arts (HMA, 2009), Université Laval, Québec
Thesis title: Comparative study of Degree Expressions in English, French and Russian

HBA with distinction (2007), University of Toronto, Canada
Majors: French linguistics, philosophy, translation

Honours Bachelor degree in law (2002), Moscow State Academy of Law, Russia
Specialization: Civil law and Family law

selected publications

recent presentations

  • ‘Modal comparatives: a cross-linguistic investigation’ (joint with Monica A. Irimia) CamCoS 6, Cambridge, UK 

  • ‘Epistemic comparatives cross-linguistically’ (joint with Monica A. Irimia) WCCFL 35, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (poster)

  • ‘Modal comparatives: a cross-linguistic picture’ (joint with Monica A. Irimia) GLOW 40, University of Leiden, the Netherlands (handout)

  • ‘Modal comparatives’ (joint with Monica A. Irimia) Language, Logic and Cognition Center Seminar, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

  • ‘Comparison under uncertainty’ Formal Description of Slavic Linguistics 12, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

  • ‘Control in Gerundives’ Control Workshop, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany (poster)

  • ‘What silent elements can tell us?’ Slavic Linguistic Society 2016, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

  • ‘Advantages of Silence’ 4th annual Dog Days workshop. August 12, 2016, University of Toronto, Canada (handout)

  • ‘Binding without Agree’ 43rd Annual LACUS Forum, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  • ‘Semantics of Emphatic Identity’ Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 8th Colloquium, Newnham College, Cambridge, UK

  • ‘Please, Trim Your Replies! A hybrid fragment answer in Russian’ Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada 

  • “Samyj’ in fragment answers’ Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 24, New York University, NY

  • ‘Mindful De Se constructions’ 4th annual Dog Days workshop. August 12, 2015, University of Toronto, Canada