2022. Reps and representations: a warm-up to a grammar of lifting. Linguistics and Philosophy (special issue 'Super Linguistics'). DOI: 10.1007/s10988-022-09372-z
2021. On not-at-issueness in pictures. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics 6(1), 83. DOI: 10.5334/gjgl.1314
2019. Acceptability of at-issue co-speech gestures under contrastive focus. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics 4(1), 11. DOI: 10.5334/gjgl.635
2018. QUD-addressing appositives don't have to be clause-final. Snippets 33. DOI: 10.7358/snip-2018-033-esip
2022. Kastner, Itamar, Hadas Kotek, Anonymous Anonymous, Rikker Dockum, Michael Dow, Maria Esipova, Caitlin Green, Todd Snider. The Open Letter: Responses and Recommendations. In Proceedings of the 96th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 7(1). DOI: 10.3765/plsa.v7i1.5257.
2021. Polar responses in Russian across modalities and across interfaces. Journal of Slavic Linguistics vol. 29, no. FASL 28 extra issue.
2021. What I will tell you about "matrix" wh-"exclamatives"! To appear in Proceedings of West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 39.
2020. Two types of verb fronting in Russian. In Ionin, Tania & Jonathan MacDonald (eds.), Proceedings of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL) 26, pp. 75–92. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications.
2019. Composition and projection of co-speech gestures. In Blake, Katherine, Forrest Davis, Kaelyn Lamp & Joseph Rhyne (eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 29, pp. 111–137. DOI: 10.3765/salt.v29i0.4600
2019. Towards a uniform super-linguistic theory of projection. In Schlöder, Julian J., Dean McHugh & Floris Roelofsen (eds.), Proceedings of the 22nd Amsterdam Colloquium, pp. 553–562.
2018. Focus on what's not at issue: Gestures, presuppositions, appositives under contrastive focus. In Sauerland, Uli & Stephanie Solt (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 22, pp. 385–402. Berlin: Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics.
2017. Contrast and distributivity in the semantics of alternation. In Lamont, Andrew & Katerina Tetzloff (eds.), Proceedings of the 47th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 47), Vol. 1, pp. 309–322. Amherst, MA: GLSA.
2023. The silence of the slurs: inferences about prejudice under ellipsis. Ms., University of Konstanz. Under revision.
2022. Composure and composition. Ms., University of Konstanz. Revised and resubmitted.
2018. Constraints on QUD-addressing appositives: Pragmatics or prosody? Ms., NYU. Not intended for publication.
2016. Cho, Kyunghyun and Masha Esipova. Can neural machine translation do simultaneous translation? Ms., NYU. Not intended for publication.
2019. Composition and projection in speech and gesture. PhD thesis, New York University.
Selected papers in Russian
2014. Sintaksičeskaja model' voprositel'nyx predloženij v rossijskom žestovom jazyke [Syntactic model of questions in Russian Sign Language]. In Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta 19: Lingvistika i Mežkul'turnaja Kommunikacija [Moscow University Bulletin 19: Linguistics and Intercultural Communication] 2, pp. 148–158.
2013. Proishoždenije i funkcionirovanije žestovogo imeni v lingvokul'ture gluxix Rossii [Sign names in Russian Deaf culture: origin and functioning]. In Moscow University Young Researchers Journal: Languages, Cultures and Area Studies 1.
2012. Osobennosti referencii v žestovyh jazykah [Properties of reference in signed languages]. In Sergienko, P.I. (ed.), Sbornik Trudov Molodyx Učёnyx [Young Researchers' Collected Works] 7, pp. 41–48. Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies, MSU, Moscow.
2011. Osobennosti referencii v žestovyh jazykah [Properties of reference in signed languages]. Undergraduate thesis, Moscow State University.
2022. Performativity and architecture. Buenos Aires Linguistics and Philosophy of Language Group, April 20.
2022. Preservation of prejudice: elliptical responses to antecedents with slurs. 'You're on mute' ellipsis seminar, NYU, January 28.
2022. The silence of the slurs: inferences about prejudice under ellipsis. Virtual NYI (The NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture) 4, January 12.
2020 (cancelled). TBD. Speech-Accompanying Gestures—Current Empirical and Theoretical Advances workshop, CreteLing summer school, July 22. Cancelled because of COVID-19.
Talks and posters at conferences with peer-reviewed abstracts
2023 (upcoming). Esipova, Maria and Natasha Korotkova. To li or not to li. Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL) 16, University of Graz, November 29–December 1.
2023. Esipova, Maria and Maribel Romero. Prejacent truth in rhetorical questions: lessons from Russian. Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL) 32, Indiana University, May 19–21.
2022. Prejudice and performativity: can slurs be used without being mentioned? XPRAG 9 pre-conference workshop “Expressives. Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to the Expressive Content”, University of Genoa, September 20
2022. Can slurs be used without being mentioned? Evidence from an inference judgement task. Experiments in Linguistic Meaning (ELM) 2, University of Pennsylvania, May 18–20. (short talk)
2022. From performatives to performances. DGfS-Workshop: Visual Communication. New Theoretical and Empirical Developments, University of Tübingen, February 23–25.
2022. Itamar Kastner, Hadas Kotek, Anonymous Anonymous, Rikker Dockum, Michael Dow, Maria Esipova, Caitlin Green, Todd Snider. The Open Letter: Responses and Recommendations. The 96th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), January 6–9.
2021. What I will tell you about "matrix" wh-"exclamatives"! West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 39, University of Arizona, April 8–11. (poster)
2021. Gender and T–V on pronouns as form indexicals. The 95th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), January 7–10.
2020. Towards a uniform cross-modal typology of composition and projection. The 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), New Orleans, January 2–5. (poster)
2019. Towards a uniform super-linguistic theory of projection. Amsterdam Colloquium: Workshop on Super Linguistics, December 18–20. (poster/alternate talk)
2019. Composition determines projection across modalities. Linguistic Investigations Beyond Language: Gestures, Body Movement and Primate Linguistics workshop, ZAS Berlin, March 11–12.
2018. Gestural adjuncts at the interfaces. Linguistic Explorations Beyond Language: Music, Dance and Visual Narrative workshop, CreteLing summer school, July 18.
2018. At-issue co-speech gestures under Contrastive Focus: Evidence from an acceptability judgement task. The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Salt Lake City, January 4–7.
2017. Esipova, Maria and Lucas Champollion. Focus on adjuncts: A uniform event-based semantics of only. The 48th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 48), University of Iceland, October 27–29.
2016. Contrast and distributivity in the semantics of alternation. The 47th Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 47), UMass, October 14–16.
2016. Alternatives matter: Contrastive Focus and presupposition projection in standard triggers and co-speech gestures. Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning (MACSIM) 6, CUNY GC, October 1.
2015. Alternating conjuncts: The to... to construction in Russian and its crosslinguistic counterparts. Mid-Atlantic Colloquium of Studies in Meaning (MACSIM) 5, University of Delaware, October 3.