Sabine Laszakovits



... works as NLP programmer on the APIS and MARA projects. She is currently finishing her PhD in theoretical linguistics at the University of Connecticut, where she held positions as research and teaching assistant. Before this, she worked at the University of Vienna, Department of German Studies, as backend programmer and database administrator on the project Syntax Hessischer Dialekte (SyHD) and received a bachelor's degree in computer science from TU Wien, as well as a diploma in general linguistics from the University of Vienna.


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  • Laszakovits, Sabine and Thomas Graf. In Print. “Diagnosing movement via the absence of c-command relations”. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics (26): Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Colloquium in Linguistics 43. Philadelphia, PA: Penn Graduate Linguistics Society, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Laszakovits, Sabine. 2019. “On possessed relative clauses in Kyrgyz”. In Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 14), edited by Tatiana Bondarenko, Colin Davis, Justin Colley, and Dmitry Privozonov, pp. 157-168. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 90. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Dadan, Marcin, Kadir Gökgöz, Jayeon Park, Sabine Laszakovits, and Yong-suk Yoo. 2018. “The real(is) distinction in ‘before’ and ‘after’ clauses:  A crosslinguistic study”. In Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics #25: The Third Cornell Meeting 2016, edited by Browne, Wayles, Miloje Despic, Naomi Enzinna, Simone Harmath-de Lemos, Robin Karlin, and Draga Zec. Michigan Slavic Materials, vol. 63. Ann Arbor, MA: Michigan Slavic Publications, University of Michigan.
  • Laszakovits, Sabine. 2018. “Case theory in Minimalist Grammars”. In Formal Grammar 2018. 23rd International Conference, FG 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 11-12, 2018, Proceedings, edited by Annie Foret, Greg Kobele, and Sylvain Pogodalla, pp. 37-61. Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues, vol. 10950. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Laszakovits, Sabine. 2018. “What Turkish conditionals teach us about the question particle”. In Tu+ 1: Proceedings of the first workshop on Turkish, Turkic and the languages of Turkey, edited by Faruk Akkuş, İsa Kerem Bayırlı, and Deniz Özyıldız, pp. 127-140. Amherst, MA: GLSA, Department of Linguistics, University of Massachussetts.
  • Laszakovits, Sabine. 2017. “A configurational account of Turkish differential subject marking”. In ConSOLE XXV. Proceedings of the 25th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (4–6 January 2017, University of Leipzig, Germany), edited by Kate Bellamy, Anastasiia Ionova, and George Saad, pp. 268-283. Leiden: Leiden University Center for Linguistics.
  • Laszakovits, Sabine (2014) “ACC as topic marker in Turkish”. Wiener Linguistische Gazette, (78A), pp. 166-177.
  • Ahlers, Timo, Marion Dotter, Sabine Laszakovits, Lisa Niederdorfer, and Jakob Steixner. 2014. “Preface”. Wiener Linguistische Gazette (78A), pp. 1-2.


  • Laszakovits, Sabine, and Thomas Graf. 2020. Diagnosing Movement via the Absence of C-command Relations. Penn Graduate Linguistics Society. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Penn Linguistics Conference. University Of Pennsylvania Working Papers In Linguistics (Pwpl). Philadelphia, PA, USA.