pratas  Name:  Fernanda Pratas

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  Academic Degree:  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)


  Professional Status: Post-doc grantee in the project Post Scriptum: A Digital Archive of Ordinary Writings (Early Modern Portugal and Spain) – 7FP/ERC Advanced Grant - GA 295562.

CLUL's Research Sector: Dialectology and Diachrony

Research Areas: Diachronic and dialectal variation of Portuguese and of Capeverdean.

Other research interests: The expression of tense, aspect and modality across languages. Language acquisition


Academic Degrees:

  • Ph.D. in Linguistics (2007, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • MPhil in Linguistics (2002, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • Licenciatura in Modern Languages and Literature (1990, FCSH-UNL)
  • Licenciatura in Journalism (1985, ISCSP-UTL)

Projects:

Principal Investigator (PI):
2010-2013: Events and subevents in Capeverdean
PTDC/CLE-LIN/103334/2008

Post-doc grantee:
Since 2012: Post Scriptum: A Digital Archive of Ordinary Writings (Early Modern Portugal and Spain)
7FP/ERC Advanced Grant - GA 295562
http://ps.clul.ul.pt/index.php?action=home

WG1 Member:
2010-2013: COST Action IS0804 - Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic patterns and the road to assessment
http://www.bi-sli.org/People.htm

Team member:
2010-2013: Syntactic dependencies from 3 to 10
PTDC/CLE-LIN/099802/2008

Team member:
2011-2014: Syntactic and lexical factores in processing complexity
PTDC/CLE-LIN/114212/2009

Colaborator:
2013-2015: Crosslinguistic and Crosspopulation approaches to the Acquisition of Dependencies
PTDC/MHC-LIN/4812/2012

Colaborator:
2008: VAPOR - African Varieties of Portuguese
http://www.clul.ul.pt/pt/investigacao/184-vapor-african-varieties-of-portuguese

Scientific Committee:
Chronos 11 (2014, Pisa)
http://linguistica.sns.it/Chronos11/committee.htm
Chronos 12 (2016, Caen)
http://www.crisco.unicaen.fr/Chronos-12-12th-International.html

Teaching:
2015-2016
  • Comparative Linguistics: Portuguese in contact (three sessions). Graduate seminar, FLUL.
2014-2015
  • Sociolinguistics (sixteen sessions). Undergrad studies, FLUL.
  • Comparative Linguistics: Portuguese in contact (three sessions). Graduate seminar, FLUL.
2011-2012
  • First language acquisition. Graduate seminar, ESS-IPS - FCSH-UNL.
  • Portuguese Linguistics II. Graduate seminar, ESE-IPS.
  • Portuguese Linguistics III. Graduate seminar, ESE-IPS.
  • Language acquisition and development. Undergrad studies, ESE-IPS.
  • Portuguese linguistics. Undergrad studies, ESE-IPS.
  • Comparative Linguistics. Undergrad studies, ESE-IPS.
2010-2011
  • Studies on Capeverdean: genesis and grammar of a Creole language. Graduate seminar, FCSH-UNL.
  • (with Ana Josefa Cardoso) Lingua di Téra: introduction to the study of Capeverdean. FCSH Summer School.
Supervisions
  • PhD (in progress; with Ana Maria Martins), Universidade de Lisboa. Os minimizadores e a sintaxe da negação: uma abordagem diacrónica e comparativa a partir do português europeu. Clara Pinto.
  • PhD (in progress; with Ana Madeira), Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Aquisição do Sistema Pronominal de Português L2 por Alunos do Ensino Básico em Cabo Verde: uma experiência bilingue. Ana Josefa Cardoso.
  • MPHil (concluded in June 2015; with João Costa), FCSH-UNL. Aspetos das passivas em caboverdiano. Helderyse Rendall.
  • MA (concluded in 2012),ESE-IPS. Consciencialização ortográfica: auto e heteroavaliação, reflexão e sistematização da norma ortográfica da língua portuguesa. Janete Morais.
  • MA (concluded in 2012),ESE-IPS. O Novo Acordo Ortográfico no 1º Ciclo. Patrícia Oliveira.


Publications:
Web resource
Pratas, Fernanda. 2012. CV Words: oral data from Cape Verde. URL: http://cvwords.org/

Dissertations

  • Pratas, Fernanda (2007) Tense features and argument structure in Capeverdean predicates. Doctoral dissertation, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. (pdf)
  • Pratas, Fernanda (2002) O Sistema Pronominal do Caboverdiano (variante de Santiago): Questões de Gramática. MA dissertation, FCSH - Universidade Nova de Lisboa. (pdf)

Books

Author
Pratas, Fernanda. (submitted) Tense features and argument structure in Capeverdean predicates. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, Issues in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics series.

Pratas, Fernanda (2004) O Sistema Pronominal do Caboverdiano: Questões de Gramática. Lisboa: Edições Colibri.
http://www.edi-colibri.pt/Detalhes.aspx?ItemID=239

Organizer
Pratas, Fernanda, Sandra Pereira & Clara Pinto (eds) (in press) Coordination and Subordination: Form and Meaning. Selected papers from CSI Lisbon, 2014. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Costa, João, Ana Castro, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas (eds) (2010) Language Acquisition and Development: Proceedings of GALA 2009. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
http://www.cambridgescholars.com/language-acquisition-and-development-54


Colaborator

[chapter Language in Society, section Pidgins and Creoles] Fromkin,Victoria, Robert Rodman & Nina Hyams. 2009. An Introduction to Language (Ninth Edition). Boston: Wadsworth.
 

Reviews

2014

Pratas, Fernanda. 2014. Review of Eduardo Buzaglo Paiva Raposo, Maria Fernanda Bacelar do Nascimento, Maria Antónia Coelho da Mota, Luísa Segura, Amália Mendes (coord.) 'Gramática do Português', vols. I e II. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2013. 2407 pp. Estudos de Lingüística Galega 6:287-291.
http://www.usc.es/revistas/index.php/elg/article/view/1972/2017

2004

Pratas, Fernanda. 2004. Review of Marlyse Baptista 'The syntax of Cape Verdean Creole, the Sotavento varieties'. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2002. xii+289 pp. Journal of Linguistics, 40(3):660-666. (pdf) DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022226704222800

 
Papers

 

(forthcoming)

Pratas, Fernanda. Elements of denial in Capeverdean: the negator ka and the properties of n-words. In Deprez, Viviane & Fabiola Henri (eds) Negation and Negative dependencies in Creole languages. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, Creole Language Library. (pdf)

2015

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. 2015. Null Subjects in Monolingual and Bilingual, Typical and Atypical Development, an exploratory study. In Stavroula Stavrakaki (ed) Specific Language Impairment: Current trends in research. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, Language Acquisition and Language Disorders (58), 175–189. DOI: 10.1075/lald.58.08cos

2014

Pratas, Fernanda. 2014. The Perfective, the Progressive and the (dis)closure of situations: comment on the paper by María J. Arche. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory, 32(3): 833-853. DOI: 10.1007/s11049-014-9236-x

Pratas, Fernanda. 2014. Capeverdean reflexives: the importance of a silent Voice. Estudos de Lingüística Galega 6: 233-250. DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.15304/elg.6.1776

Costa, João, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas. 2014. Clitic production by Portuguese and Capeverdean children: omission in bilingualism. PROBUS. Also published online in 2014. DOI: 10.1515/probus-2014-0015

Salanova, Andrés Pablo & Fernanda Pratas. 2014. A alomorfia dos pronomes de objeto em caboverdiano. Revista LinguiStica. Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ. (pdf)
Also available at:
http://www.letras.ufrj.br/poslinguistica/revistalinguistica/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/revista-linguistica-v10-n1-artigo092.pdf

Vaamonde, Gael, Ana L. Costa, Rita Marquilhas, Clara Pinto & Fernanda Pratas. 2014. Post Scriptum: Archivo Digital de Escritura Cotidiana. Humanidades Digitales: desafíos, logros y perspectivas de futuro, Sagrario López Poza y Nieves Pena Sueiro (eds), Janus [en línea], Anexo 1, 473-482.
Also published online in 2014 at: http://www.janusdigital.es/anexos/contribucion.htm?id=41

Brito, José António, Gabriela Matos & Fernanda Pratas. 2014. Comitative Coordination in Capeverdean. Proceedings of ACAL 44 / GURT 2013-44th, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., March. Cascadilla Press.
Available at:
http://www.lingref.com/cpp/acal/44/paper3123.pdf

2013

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. Embedded null subjects in Capeverdean. Journal of Linguistics, 49(1): 33-53. doi:10.1017/S0022226712000217
Also published online in 2012 at:
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8824484 (pdf)

Pratas, Fernanda & Marleen van de Vate. (in press) Tense and Modality in two creoles: Capeverdean and Saamáka. Proceedings of Berkeley Linguistic Society meeting 2012. (pdf)

Costa, João, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. Produção de clíticos por crianças bilingues e monolingues. Textos Selecionados do XVIII Encontro da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. (pdf)

2012

Pratas, Fernanda. ‘I know the answer’: a Perfect State in Capeverdean. In Irene Franco, Sara Lusini & Andrés Saab (eds) Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2010 - Selected papers from 'Going Romance 24', Leiden, 2010. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 65-86. DOI:
10.1075/rllt.4.04pra

Costa, João, Ana Maria Martins & Fernanda Pratas. VP ellipsis: new evidence from Capeverdean. In Irene Franco, Sara Lusini & Andrés Saab (eds) Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2010 - Selected papers from 'Going Romance 24', Leiden. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 155-175. DOI:
10.1075/rllt.4.08cos

Pratas, Fernanda. 2012. Estados perfeitos em Caboverdiano. Textos Selecionados do XVII Encontro da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. (pdf)

2011

Pratas, Fernanda. ‘Acreditar’ não é ‘saber’: mais sobre estativos em caboverdiano. In Armanda Costa, Isabel Falé & Pilar Barbosa (eds) Textos Seleccionados do XVI Encontro da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Lisboa: Colibri, 521-533. (pdf)

2010

Pratas, Fernanda. States and temporal interpretation in Capeverdean. In Bok-Bennema, Reineke, Brigitte Kampers-Manhe & Bart Hollebrandse (eds) Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2008 - Selected papers from Going Romance Groningen 2008. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 215-231. DOI:
10.1075/rllt.2.12pra

Pratas, Fernanda & Nina Hyams. Introdution to the Acquisition of Finiteness in Capeverdean. In Costa, João, Ana Castro, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas (eds) Language Acquisition and Development - Proceedings of GALA 2009. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 378-390. (pdf)

Pratas, Fernanda. Eventos e subeventos em Caboverdiano. In Ana Maria Brito, Fátima Silva, João Veloso & Alexandra Fiéis (eds) Textos Seleccionados do XXV Encontro da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Lisbon: Colibri, 661-679. (pdf)

2009

Pratas, Fernanda. Aquisição da estrutura funcional em caboverdiano. In Alexandra Fiéis & Maria Antónia Coutinho (eds) Textos Seleccionados do XXIV Encontro da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Lisbon: Colibri, 367-381. (pdf)

2008

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. Licenciar pro não significa ser uma língua pro-drop, evidência do caboverdiano. In Sónia Frota & Ana Lúcia Santos (eds) Textos Seleccionados do XXIII Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Lisbon: Colibri, 157-166.

2007

Fiéis, Maria Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. Reflexivity in Capeverdean:predicate properties and sentence structure. In Magnus Huber & Viveka Velupillai (eds) Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives on Contact Languages. Creole Language Library 32. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 117-128.

2006

Fiéis, Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. Construções de duplo objeto não derivam de ditransitivas com preposição: evidência do caboverdiano. In Fátima Oliveira & Joaquim Barbosa (eds) Textos Seleccionados do XXI Encontro da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística, Universidade do Porto. Lisbon: Colibri, 387-396.

Castro, Ana & Fernanda Pratas. Capeverdean DP-internal number agreement, additional arguments for a Distributed Morphology approach. In João Costa & Cristina Figueiredo Silva (eds) Studies on Agreement. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 11-24.

2005

Fiéis, Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. A natureza do clítico de reflexividade do tipo se: evidência do caboverdiano. In Inês Duarte & Isabel Leiria (eds) Actas do XX Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Lisbon: Colibri, 591-603.

2004

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. Capeverdean Creole: some parametric values. In Mauro Fernández, Manuel Fernández-Ferreiro & Nancy Vásquez Veiga (eds) Los criollos de base ibérica: ACBLPE 2003. Madrid: Iberoamericana, 127-138. 

2002

Pratas, Fernanda. Reflexividade Inerente e Redução em Caboverdiano. In Clara Nunes Correia & Anabela Gonçalves (eds) Actas do XVII Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística, FLUL. Lisbon: Colibri, 387-398.

 

Oral presentations in scientific meetings with abstract selection

2013


Pratas, Fernanda. 2013. Capeverdean implicit arguments: a passive-reflexive account. Paper presented at Going Romance 2013. Amsterdam, November.

Pereira, Sandra, Clara Pinto & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. Portuguese comparative constructions: some of them are more equal than others. Paper presented at the  27th Symposium on Romance Linguistics (Going Romance 2013). ACLC. Amsterdam, November.

Pereira, Sandra, Clara Pinto & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. Construções comparativas: porque algumas são mais iguais que outras. Paper presented at the XXIX APL meeting. Coimbra, October.

Marquilhas, Rita, Costa, Ana L., Pinto, Clara, Pratas, Fernanda, & Vaamonde, Gael. 2013. Philological accuracy and IT resources. paper presented at ICHL21: International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Oslo, August.

Brito, José António, Gabriela Matos & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. Comitative coordination in Capeverdean. Paper presented at ACAL 44 / GURT 2013-44th. Washington, March.

Costa, João, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. A aquisição de clíticos por crianças bilingues e monolingues. Paper presented at ABRALIN. Natal, Brasil, January.

2012

Rendall, Helderyse, Fernanda Pratas & João Costa. 2012. Verbal passives in Capeverdean (Santiago variety). Paper presented at Formal Approaches to Creole Studies (FACS III). Lisbon, November.

Costa, João, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas. 2012. A aquisição de clíticos por crianças bilingues e monolingues. Paper presented at the XXVIII APL meeting. Faro, October.

Pratas, Fernanda & Marleen van de Vate. 2012. Tense and modality in two Creole languages: Capeverdean and Saamáka. Paper presented at the 9th Creolistics Workshop. Aarhus, April.

2011

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. O perfeito e a interpretação temporal em caboverdiano. Paper presented at the XVII APL meeting. Lisbon, October.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. Some tense is needed: functional morphology and temporal interpretation in Capeverdean. Paper presented at the ACBLPE international meeting. Porto, June.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. Temporal and event interpretation in Capeverdean. Paper presented at the international workshop TMEI-NLD. Azores, June.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. Tense and Aspect: interactions in Capeverdean. Paper presented at Chronos 10. Ashton University. Birmingham, April.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. Further Capeverdean evidence on states. Paper presented at the Society for Pidgin and Creole Languages (SPCL) meeting. Pittsburgh, January.

2010

Costa, João, Ana Maria Martins & Fernanda Pratas. 2010. VP ellipsis: new evidence from Capeverdean. Paper presented at Going Romance 24, Leiden, December.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2010. ‘Know’ is not ‘believe’ or ‘remember’: more Capeverdean clues on stativity. Paper presented at Going Romance 24. Leiden, December.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2010. Pode, debe and kre: some Capeverdean modals are more equal than others. Paper presented at Formal Approaches to Creole Studies (FACS) II. Berlin, November.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2010. ‘Acreditar’ não é ‘saber’: mais sobre estativos em caboverdiano. Paper presented at the XXVI APL meeting. Porto, October.

Alexandre, Nélia, Anabela Gonçalves & Fernanda Pratas. 2010. Predicados complexos em Crioulo de Cabo Verde. Paper presented at the 6º Encontro da Associação Brasileira de Estudos Crioulos e Similares. Bahia, March.

2009

Pratas, Fernanda. 2009. Eventos e subeventos em Caboverdiano. Paper presented at the XXV APL meeting. Lisbon, October.

Pratas, Fernanda & Nina Hyams. 2009. Introduction to the Acquisition of Finiteness in Capeverdean. Paper presented at GALA 2009. Lisbon, September.

2008

Pratas, Fernanda. 2008. Temporal interpretation in Portuguese based Capeverdean Creole. Paper presented at Going Romance 2008, Workshop on Tense and Aspect. Groningen, December.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2008. Aquisição da sintaxe do Caboverdiano. Paper presented at the XXIV APL meeting. Braga, November.

Borik, Olga & Fernanda Pratas. 2008. Stativity in Capeverdean. Paper presented at the XXIV APL meeting. Braga, November.

Borik, Olga & Fernanda Pratas. 2008. Stativity and temporal interpretation in Capeverdean. Paper presented at Formal Approaches to Creoles Studies (FACS) workshop. Tromsoe, November.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2008. Interpretation of null subjects in the acquisition of Capeverdean. Workshop on Language Acquisition: methods and results. Lisbon, June.

2007

Pratas, Fernanda. 2007. Speaking of Human Rights: How “Crioulo” used in schools could reduce inequality in Cape Verde. African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting. New York, October.

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. 2007. Licenciar pro não significa ser uma língua pro-drop: evidência do Caboverdiano. Paper presented at the XXIII APL meeting. Évora, October.

2006

Fiéis, Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. 2006. Capeverdean Double Object Constructions: what lies beneath. Paper presented at the Society for Pidgins and Creole Linguistics (SPCL) meeting. Albuquerque, NM, January.

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. 2006. To allow pro does not mean being pro-drop: evidence from Capeverdean. Paper presented at the Society for Pidgins and Creole Linguistics (SPCL) meeting. Albuquerque, NM, January.

2005

Fiéis, Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. 2005. Construções de duplo objecto não derivam de ditransitivas com preposição: evidência do Caboverdiano”. XXI APL meeting. Porto, September.

Pratas, Fernanda & Andres Salanova. 2005. The allomorphy of Capeverdean object pronominals: a case for late insertion. Paper presented at the 15è Colloqui de Gramàtica Generativa. Barcelona, April.

Fiéis, Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. 2005. Reflexivity in Capeverdean: predicate properties and sentence structure. Paper presented at the Society for Pidgins and Creole Linguistics (SPCL) meeting. Oakland, January.

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. 2005. TMA and adverbs are not a reliable diagnosis for a rich functional domain: evidence from Capeverdean. Paper presented at the Society for Pidgins and Creole Linguistics (SPCL) Meeting, Oakland, January.

2004

Fiéis, Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. 2004. A natureza do clítico de reflexividade do tipo se: evidência do Caboverdiano. Paper presented at the XX APL meeting. Lisbon, October.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2004. TP in Capeverdean: an almighty functional projection? Paper presented at the Lisbon Workshop on Alternative Views on the Functional Domain. Lisbon, July.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2004. Expletive pro and overt verbal agreement morphology: (counter-) evidence from Capeverdean. Paper presented at the 14º Colóquio de Gramática Generativa. Porto, April.

2003

Castro, Ana & Fernanda Pratas. 2003. Capeverdean DP-internal number agreement, additional arguments for a Distributed Morphology approach. Paper presented at the Lisbon Workshop on Agreement. Lisbon, July.

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. 2003. Capeverdean Creole, some parametric values. Paper presented at the ACBLPE meeting. La Coruña, June.

2002

Pratas, Fernanda. 2002. Sistema Pronominal do Caboverdiano (CVC): Questões de Gramática. Paper presented at the ACBLPE meeting. Lisbon, June.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2001. Reflexividade Inerente e Redução em Caboverdiano. Paper presented at the XVII APL meeting. Lisbon, October.


Invited oral presentations

2015

Pratas, Fernanda. 2015. O recurso CV Words e a construção do progressivo em cabo-verdiano. Simpósio Gramática, Variação e Mudança, Gallæcia – III Congresso Internacional de Linguística Histórica. Santiago de Compostela, June.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2015. CV Words and the expression of time in Capeverdean. Paper presented at the Workshop of the Research Group SeePiCLa. Lisbon, June.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2015. Trabalho de Campo em Linguística: manual de sobrevivência. Paper presented at the Workshop Investigação em contacto linguístico: Métodos e abordagens. Lisbon, April.

2013


Pratas, Fernanda. 2013. Participation in the Syntactic Annotation Working Group at Workshop Construction and use of large annotated corpora. Campinas, September.

Costa, João, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. Clitic production by Portuguese and Capeverdean children: omission in bilingualism. Paper presented at International Congress of Linguists. Geneva, July.

Costa, João, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas. 2013. Sentence repetition task: results from Capeverdean-Portuguese bilingual and Portuguese monolingual TD children. Paper presented at the COST Action IS0804 meeting. Lisbon, February.

2012

Costa, João, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas. 2012. Eliciting clitics in Portuguese and Capeverdean: relevance of procedure, relevance of clitics. Paper presented at the COST Action IS0804 meeting. Berlin, May.

2011

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. Lusofonia numa terra crioula: a Língua Portuguesa em Cabo Verde. Encontro comemorativo dos 25 anos do Mestrado em Estudos Africanos. ISCSP, June.

Costa, João & Fernanda Pratas. 2011. Clitic omission in Capeverdean mono-TD and in Capeverdean / Portuguese bi-TD and bi-SLI. Paper presented at the COST Action IS0804 meeting. Eskisehir, Turkey, May.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. Pode, debe e kre: alguns modais em caboverdiano são mais iguais do que outros. Paper presented at the Anagrama meeting. Lisbon, March.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2011. Metodologias em Linguística no quadro teórico da Gramática Generativa: o caso do Caboverdiano. Workshop no âmbito do curso de Mestrado em Crioulística e Língua Caboverdiana. Cape Verde, January.

2010

Pratas, Fernanda. 2010. Estatividade e interpretação temporal em caboverdiano. Paper presented at the Colóquio Daqui, dali e dalém… Crioulos de base portuguesa. Zürich, November.

2008

Pratas, Fernanda. 2008. Acquisition of Capeverdean functional structure: research plan. Psychobabble (weekly meeting at the Psycholinguistics Laboratory). UCLA, February.

Pratas, Fernanda. 2008. Tempo e Aspecto em Caboverdiano: uma estratégia composicional. Paper presented at the WGT - Workshop em Gramática e Texto. Lisbon, November.

2007

Pratas, Fernanda. 2007. Tense Features and Argument Structure in Capeverdean Predicates. Presented at Quid Novi?-Ponto de Encontro de Investigações Recentes em Linguística. Porto, December.

2006

Pratas, Fernanda. 2006. Aspectos da Gramática do Caboverdiano. Fórum de Partilha Linguística. Paper presented at the Primeiro Encontro do Núcleo de Jovens Investigadores da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lisbon, July.

Fiéis, Alexandra & Fernanda Pratas. 2006. Aspectos do Caboverdiano. Workshop of the Comparative Linguistics group, CLUNL, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lisbon, January.

2005

Pratas, Fernanda. 2005. "O Caboverdiano: alguns valores paramétricos", presented at the seminar Léxico e Sintaxe, FCSH.