Ümit ATLAMAZ

Assistant Professor
  • Vice Chair
Office: 
JF 307
E-mail: 
umit.atlamaz {atsign} boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
4903
Education: 

2019

   Ph.D. in Linguistics. Rutgers University.

2012

   M.A. in Linguistics, Boğaziçi University.

2009

   B.A. in Foreign Language Education, Boğaziçi University.

 

Research Interests: 

Case, Ergativity, Case/Agreement-Split, Partial agreement, Agreement disruptions, Differential Object Marking, Sentiment Analysis, Natural Language Inference, Ontology

Research Projects: 
  • PI, Ellipsis in Turkish. Boğaziçi Research Fund 19348.

Publications

Articles and book chapters: 

Şahin, Karahan and Ümit Atlamaz. (2023). TransMorpher: A Phonologically Informed Transformer-based Morphological Analyzer. In Proceedings of ALTNLP 2022. CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol 3315.  

Atlamaz, Ümit & Baker, Mark (2018). On Partial Agreement and Oblique Case. Syntax 21.3: 195-237.
(Index: SSCI ; Quartile: Q1)

Atlamaz, Ümit & Baker, Mark (2016). Agreement With and Past Oblique Subjects: New Considerations from Kurmanji. In Proceedings of the Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society: Volume 1, ed. Christopher Kimmerly & Brandon Prickett, 39-49. Amherst, MA: GLSA.

Atlamaz, Ümit. (2016). Merging Modifiers of an NP before Its Arguments. In Proceedings of the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. Kyeong-min Kim et al., 47-56. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Baker, Mark. & Atlamaz, Ümit. (MS). On the Relationship of Case to Agreement in Split-Ergative Kurmanji.

Atlamaz, Ümit. (2013). Cyclic Agreement and Empty Slots in Pazar Laz. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: Special Session on Languages of the Caucasus, pp. 18-31.

Atlamaz, Ümit. (2012). Ergative as Accusative Case: Evidence from Adıyaman Kurmanji. Ms. Boğaziçi University.

Atlamaz, Ümit. (2011). Adverbial Clauses in Pazar Laz. In B. Öztürk, & M. Pöchtrager, Pazar Laz (pp. 139-144). LINCOM EUROPA.

Talks / Presentations: 

Adjectival Diminutives in Turkish. WAFL 16, September 30 - October 2, 2022. (With Furkan Dikmen) .

Adjectival Diminutives in Turkish. Dissecting Morphological Theory 3 (IMM20). Hungarian Research Center for Linguistics, Budapest, September 1-4, 2022. (With Furkan Dikmen).

Revisiting Ergative Case in Laz. Theoretical Linguistics and Languages of the Caucasus. İstanbul Bilgi University, June 18-19, 2022. (With Ömer Demirok).

TransMorpher: A Phonologically Informed Transformer-based Morphological Analyzer. The International Conference on Agglutinative Language Technologies as a challenge of Natural Language Processing (ALTNLP) June 7-8, 2022. (With Karahan Şahin).

Differential Object Marking in Asia Minor Greek Revisited. Formal Approaches to Contact in/with Turkish, May 19-20, 2022. (With Metin Bağrıaçık).

From Split-Ergativity Towards Accusativity in Heritage Kurmanji and Georgian. Heritage Language Syntax 2, December 2021. (With Ömer Demirok & Metin Bağrıaçık).

Two types of Differential Object Marking.Boğaziçi University, November 2020.

A Typology of Agreement and Case Interactions. LingDay, Boğaziçi University, May 2019.

On the Interaction of Agreement and Overt Case. Kansas University, Lawrence, KS 2018.

A Typology of Case and Agreement Interactions. NYU Brown Bag Series, New York, 2018

Differential Object Marking and Nominal Licensing. LSA 2018 Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, January 2018.

(With Laura Kalin) Reanalyzing Indo-Iranian “stems”: A case study of Adıyaman Kurmanji. Turkish, Turkic and the languages of Turkey, UMass Amherst, November 21–22, 2015.

MI Questions in Turkish. Turkish, Turkic and the languages of Turkey, UMass Amherst, November 21–22, 2015.

(Work with Mark Baker) On Agreement With and Past Oblique Subjects: New Considerations Based on Kurmanji. NELS 46, Concordia University, October 17, 2015.

Extending Greenberg’s Universal 20: Adjectives, Arguments and the NP. Brown Bag Talk, Stony Brook University, May 6, 2015.

Functional Projections and Movement in DP : What ezafe teaches us. RULing IX, Rutgers University, April 2014.

Ergativity, Case & Coordination in Adıyaman Kurmanji. BLC. Boğaziçi University, 2012.

Cyclic Agreement and Empty Slots in Pazar Laz. The 37th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: Special Session on Languages of the Caucasus, 2011.

Graduate Courses Taught

  • LING 541 Syntactic Theory (Fall 2021, Fall)

 

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • LING 305 Semantics (2021, Fall)
  • LING 314 Syntax and Semantics of Modern Turkish (2021, 2022, Spring)
  • Ling 340 Advanced Syntax (2022, Fall)
  • Ling 411 Linguistic Methodology (2022, Fall)
  • Ling 484 Sp.Top. Computational Methods in Linguistics (Spring, 2021)