Furkan Dikmen, Ömer Demirok, and Balkız Öztürk. How can a language have double passives but lack antipassives? Glossa 7(1). DOI: 10.16995/glossa.6553

Ömer Demirok. On the emergence of inflection classesDilbilim Araştırmaları Dergisi (in press)

Ömer Demirok and Balkız Öztürk. Agreeing complementizers may just be moody. In Discourse particles: syntactic, semantic, pragmatic and historical aspects, eds. Xabier Artiagoitia, Arantzazu Elordieta, Sergio Monforte, Linguistik Aktuelle Series, John Benjamins.
DOI: 10.1075/la.276.04dem

Ömer Demirok and Balkız Öztürk. The Emergence of Clausal Nominalizations in Laz. Talk at Formal Approaches to Contact in/with Turkish [FACT]. University of Tromsø, May 19-20.

Muhammed İleri and Ömer Demirok. A Paradigm Gap in Turkish. Talk at 7th Workshop on Turkic and Languages in Contact with Turkic [Tu+7]. University of Connecticut, 18-19 Feb.

Ömer Demirok. Intervention Effects follow from Scope Rigidity in TurkishSemantics and Linguistic Theory 31 [SALT31]. DOI: 10.3765/salt.v31i0.5079

Furkan Dikmen and Ömer Demirok. Modifying result states in TurkishSemantics and Linguistic Theory 31 [SALT31]. DOI: 10.3765/salt.v31i0.5076


Ömer Demirok. Non-linear Blocking Effects on Suppletive AllomorphyDilbilim Araştırmaları Dergisi 32 (2) , 83-109. DOI: 10.18492/dad.804477

Ömer Demirok. When can a prefix block a root portmanteau? Rivista di Grammatica Generativa (Research in Generative Grammar) [RGG] 2021.2 (Volume 43)

Utku Türk and Ömer Demirok. Hypothetical Comparison in Turkish. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Turkic and Languages in Contact with Turkic [Tu+6]. DOI: 10.3765/ptu.v6i1.5054

Furkan Dikmen, Ömer Demirok, and Balkız Öztürk. Compounding with a Polymorphic Deverbalizer in Turkish. Talk at JENom9, June 17-18.

Ümit Atlamaz, Ömer Demirok, and Metin Bağrıaçık. From Split-Ergativity Towards Accusativity in Heritage Kurmanji and Georgian. Heritage Language Syntax 2. Utrecht University, Dec 15-17. 

Reyhan Okumuş, Ömer Demirok, and Balkız Öztürk. Thematic suffixes in Şavşat Georgian, Talk at ThV2021, April 22-23, University of Graz.

Ömer Demirok and Balkız Öztürk. Classifying lexically transitive verbs in Laz. Talk at LexGR. March 29-30, University of Amsterdam & University of Leiden.

Utku Türk and Ömer Demirok. Hypothetical Comparison in Turkish. Talk at Tu+6. Feb 19-20, University of Toronto & at PLC45 March 19-21, UPenn.

Ömer Demirok. Modal vs. non-modal un-agentive constructions in Laz. Talk at Agency and Intentions in Language. Jan 13-15, University of Göttingen.


Ömer Demirok and Balkız Öztürk. Correlatives in Languages of the Caucasus. In Handbook of Languages of the Caucasus, Oxford University Press, ed. Maria Polinsky.

Ömer Demirok and Balkız Öztürk. Attitude sensitive complementizers in Laz. Talk at InDisPart, Oct 8, University of the Basque Country.

On the temporal decomposition of bivalent events, Talk at EESLiG2020, Sept 15-16, University of Oxford.

Non-linear blocking of portmanteaus: a case study on Laz, Talk at Nanolab, June 12 [handout]

A pied-piping theory of exceptional de re: Scoping after all, Talk at GLOW 43. April 2 [handout]


Ömer Demirok. Does the cross-linguistic distribution of wh-free relatives justify a semantic typology? Public lecture at Boğaziçi University, Nov 11 [handout]

Ömer Demirok. Ergative as a default case: Evidence from a Georgian dialect, Talk at the 4th Workshop on Turkic and Languages in Contact with Turkic (Tu+4), NYU, Feb 16-17.

Ömer Demirok, Deniz Özyıldız, and Balkız Öztürk. Complementizers with attitude, [Paper] in Proceedings of NELS 49.

Ömer Demirok and Despina Oikonomou. Difficult Imperatives in Turkish. [Paper] in Proceedings of WAFL 14.

Ömer Demirok. A Semantic Characterization of Turkish Nominalizations. [Paper] in Proceedings of WCCFL 36.

2018 and before

Ömer Demirok. 2018. A Modal Approach to Dative Subjects in Laz. [Paper] in Proceedings of NELS 48.

Ömer Demirok. 2017. Free Relatives and Correlatives in Wh-in-situ. [Paper] in Proceedings of NELS 47. 

Ömer Demirok. 2017. A Compositional Semantics for Turkish Correlatives. [Paper] in Proceedings of WCCFL 34.

Ömer Demirok and Balkız Öztürk. 2015. The Logophoric Complementizer in Laz. [Paper] in Dilbilim Araştırmaları Dergisi 2015/2.

Ömer Demirok. 2014. The Status of Roots in Event Composition: Laz. A pre-publication version of the paper in Lingue e linguaggio.


A Compositional Semantics for Pied-piping in ever-Free Relatives. GLOW 42 [could not attend, see abstract accepted for poster pres.]

On Complex DPs in Turkish: Lessons for Inverse Linking and Scope Rigidity. Presented at SuSurrus at UMass-Amherst. [Handout]

AGREE as a Unidirectional Operation: Evidence from Laz. [MA Thesis] from Boğaziçi University.