Marlyse Baptista and Rachel Bayer on argument drop in Cape Verdean Creole


By Robin Queen
Oct 19, 2013 Bookmark and Share

Rachel, Tridha and Marlyse at SPCL

Rachel Bayer, Tridha Chatterjee and Marlyse Baptista at the SPCL

In addition to her presentation with Tridha Chatterjee, Marlyse Baptista also co-presented with  Rachel Bayer at the Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics Conference that took place at the University of Lisbon in June 2013. Their talk, entitled "Licencing argument drop in Cape Verdean Creole," represents a collaboration that emerged from Rachel's honors thesis "Null Subjects in Creole Languages," which Marlyse supervised.  Rachel's thesis received the Matt Alexander award in 2013.