Aida Talić

 Aida Talić

Contact Information

University of Illinois
Dept. of Linguistics, MC-168
707 South Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801

Office: 4021 Foreign Languages Bldg.

Office Hours

  • Mon 2:15pm-3:45pm
  • Tue 3-4pm
  • Wed 2-3pm
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests

  • Syntax, Comparative Syntax, Phonology, Syntax-Prosody Interface, Morphology, Psycholinguistics


  • PhD (University of Connecticut, 2017)

Distinctions / Awards

  • 2016 University of Connecticut Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


  • LING 301 Elements of Syntax
  • LING 307 Elements of Semantics and Pragmatics
  • EIL 422 English Grammar for ESL Teachers
  • LING 400 Introduction to Linguistic Structure (online)
  • LING 501 Syntax I
  • Ling 541 Syntax II

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Upward P-cliticization, accent shift, and extraction out of PP Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 2019.
Spelling out enclitics and giving their tone a voice: Cyclic clitic incorporation in BCS and breaking the cycle The Linguistic Review 35 2 2018, p. 307-370.
Talic, Aida Long-Form and Short-Form Prenominal Adjectives are not Reduced Relative Clauses in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Linguistic Inquiry 48 1 2017, p. 194-212.
Adverb extraction, specificity, and structural parallelism Canadian Journal of Linguistics 60 3 2015, p. 417-445.
Talic, Aida Extraordinary complement Extraction: PP-complements and inherently Case-marked nominal complements Studies in Polish Linguistics 8 3 2013, p. 127-150.