This is collaborative research with my colleague Dr Patrícia Amaral (Indiana University). We have worked on the syntactic and semantic changes of several noun-based constructions in the history of Portuguese and Spanish.
To read more about this, check these publications:
2022. with Patrícia Amaral. Noun-Based Constructions in the History of Portuguese and Spanish. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2019. with Patrícia Amaral. “Not a fact: A synchronic analysis of el hecho de and o facto de”, Probus.
2018. with Patrícia Amaral. “Subcategorization and change: A diachronic analysis of sin embargo (de que)”, in Jonathan E MacDonald (ed.), Contemporary Trends in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 31-48.