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Recent Publications by our Faculty and Students


Almor, Amit., de Carvalho Maia, Jefferson, Cunha Lima, M. L., Vernice, M., Gelormini-Lezama, Carlos. (2017). Language Processing, Acceptability, and Statistical Distribution: A Study of Null and Overt Subjects in Brazilian PortugueseJournal of Memory and Language, 92(1), 98-113.
Boiteau, Timothy. W., Smith, Cameron M., Almor, Amit. (2017). Syntax response-space biases for hands, not feetAttention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1271-8
Cheng, Wei & Almor, Amit. (2017). Referent predictability is affected by syntactic structures: Evidence from Chinese. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. doi:10.1007/s10936-016-9430-6
Chun, Elaine. (2017). How to drop a name: Hybridity, purity, and the K-pop fanLanguage in Society, 46(1): 57-76.
Conder, J., Fridrikson, J. Baylis, G., Smith, C., Boiteau, Timothy. W., Almor, Amit. (2017). Bilateral parietal contributions to spatial languageBrain and Language, 164, 16-24. 
[BOOK] Muñoz-Basols, Javier, Moreno, Nina, Taboada, Inma, Lacorte, Manel (2017). Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual: teoría y práctica. London: Routledge.


Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2016). What properly belongs to grammar? A response to Lepore and StoneInquiry 59(2): 175-194.
Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2016). Presupposition failure and the assertive enterpriseTopoi 35(1): 23-35.
Blattner, Géraldine, Amanda Dalola, and Lara Lomicka. (2016). Mind Your Hashtags: A Sociopragmatic Study of Student Interpretations of Native French Speaker Tweets. In Handbook of Research on Foreign Language Education in the Digital Age, IGI Global, pp. 33-58. 
Blyth, Carl and Amanda Dalola. (2016). Translingualism as an Open Educational Language Practice: Raising Critical Language Awareness on FacebookApprentissage des Langues et Systèmes d'Information et de Communication, 19(1). Social dynamics in open educational language practice:
Boiteau, Timothy. W., & Almor, Amit. (2016). Transitivity, space, & hand: The spatial grounding of syntaxCognitive Science. doi: 10.1111/cogs.12355.
Cheng, Wei & Almor, Amit. (2016). The effect of implicit causality and consequentiality on nonnative pronoun resolutionApplied Psycholinguistics. doi: 10.1017/S0142716416000035
Chun, Elaine. (2016). The meaning of ching-chong: Language, racism, and response in new media. In H. Samy Alim, Arnetha F. Ball & John R. Rickford (eds.). Raciolinguistics: How language shapes our ideas about race, 81-96. New York: Oxford University Press.
Cornelius, Brianna R. (2016). Gay Black Men and the Construction of Identity via Linguistic RepertoiresTexas Linguistics Forum 59: Proceedings of the 24th Annual Symposium about Language and Society-Austin, 39-48.
Dalola, Amanda and Barbara E. Bullock. (2016). On the acquisition of sociophonetic competence: Phrase-final vowel devoicing in native and advanced L2 speakers of FrenchStudies in Second Language Acquisition, pp. 1-31. 
de Carvalho Maia, Jefferson, Vernice, M., Gelormini-Lezama, Carlos, Cunha Lima, M. L., Almor, Amit. (2016). Co-referential processing of pronouns and repeated names in ItalianJournal of Psycholinguistic Research. doi:10.1007/s10936-016-9450-2
Holt, D. Eric. (2016). Main phonological changes from Latin to Portuguese. The Handbook of Portuguese Linguistics, João Costa, Sergio Menuzzi & W. Leo Wetzels, eds. 2016. 475-470. Wiley-Blackwell.
Jones, Tiffany Marquise. (2016). I’m Callin You Out!: Spoken Word as Social (Inter)ActionTexas Linguistics Forum 59: Proceedings of the 24th Annual Symposium about Language and Society-Austin, 60-70.
McKinney, Julia & Chun, Elaine. (2016). Celebrations of a Satirical Song: Ideologies of Anti-Racism in the Media. Nancy Bell (ed.) Multiple Perspectives on Language Play. De Gruyter Mouton.
Peters, Sara A., & Almor, Amit. (2016). Creating the Sound of SarcasmJournal of Language and Social Psychology. doi: 10.1177/0261927X16653640
Peters, Sara A., Boiteau, Timothy. W., & Almor, Amit. (2016). Pronouns, definite references and semantic relations in spoken language comprehensionFrontiers in Psychology. 7. 
Peters, Sara, Wilson, Katherine, Boiteau, Timothy W., Gelormini-Lezama, Carlos, Almor, Amit. (2016). Do you hear it now? A native advantage for sarcasm processingBilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19(2), 400 - 414.
Shoji, ShinichiStanley Dubinsky, & Amit Almor. (2016). The Repeated Name Penalty, the Overt Pronoun Penalty, and Topic in Japanese. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 46(1): 89-106.
Shoji, ShinichiStanley Dubinsky, & Amit Almor. (2016). Age of Arrival (AOA) Effects on Anaphor Processing by Japanese Bilinguals Linguistics Vanguard: A Multimodal Journal for the Language Sciences (Special collection on “Psycholinguistics: Language variation within and across speakers”) 2(s1): 55-67.


Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2015). Cognitive environments and conversational tailoringCroatian Journal of Philosophy, vol. XV, No. 44: 151-162.
Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2015). The implicit dimension of meaning: Ways of “filling in” and “filling out” contentErkenntnis 80(1): 89-109.
Blattner, Géraldine, Amanda Dalola, and Lara Lomicka. (2015). Twitter in foreign language classes: Initiating learners into contemporary language variation. In Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age, IGI Global, pp. 769-797. 
Blattner, Géraldine, Amanda Dalola, and Lara Lomicka. (2015). Tweetsmarts: A pragmatic analysis of well-known native French speaker tweeters. In CALICO Monograph Book Series, Dixon, Ed and Michael Thomas (Eds.), pp. 228-251. 
Bode, Stella, Smets, Lieselotte, Mathern, Gary, Dubinsky, Stanley. (2015). Complex syntax in the isolated right hemisphere: Receptive grammatical abilities after cerebral hemispherectomyEpilepsy & Behavior 51: 33-39.
Bode, Stella, Chanturidzeb, Marine, Mathern, Gary, Dubinsky, Stanley. (2015). Literacy after cerebral hemispherectomy: Can the isolated right hemisphere read? Epilepsy & Behavior 45: 248-253.
Britt, Erica & Tracey Weldon. (2015). African American English in the Middle classOxford Handbook of African American language. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 800-816.
Cerezo, L., Moreno, Nina, Leow, R., &  (2015). Toward the development of computerized attention-focusing/awareness-raising tasks in the L2 classroom. In Leow, R, Cerezo, L., & Baralt, M. (Eds.). A psycholinguistic approach to technology and language learning. Boston, MA: De Gruyter Mouton.
Chun, Elaine & Lo, Adrienne. (2015). Language and RacializationHandbook of Linguistic Anthropology, 220-232. Nancy Bonvillain (ed.). New York: Routledge.
Dalola, Amanda. (2015). The role of vowel type and preceding consonant on final vowel devoicing in Continental French. The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetics Sciences: The University of Glasgow.
Dalola, Amanda. (2015). The Adaptation of /h/ in Old French Loanwords: A Tale of Love and ‘ate. In Romance Linguistics 2012: Selected papers from the 42nd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Vol. 7, John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 133-144. 
Dubinsky, Stanley, Davies, William. (2015). Language, conflict, and conflicting languages in Israel/Palestine. In Harvey Starr and Stanley Dubinsky (eds.), The Israel conflict system: Analytic approaches, 151-167. London: Routledge.
Estrada, R. D., Reynolds, Jennifer F., and Hilfinger Messias, D. K. (2015). A Conversation Analysis of Verbal Interactions and Social Processes in Interpreter-Mediated Primary Care EncountersResearch in Nursing and Health 38(4): 278-288.
Goblirsch, Kurt. (2015). Aspiration und Lautverschiebung: Zur Typologie des NiederländischenNorth-Western European Language Evolution 68: 187-225.
Goblirsch, Kurt. (2015). Language Contact and Consonant Shift in Germanic: The Witness of AspirationEarly Germanic Languages in Contact. Ed. Jan Ole Askedal and Hans Frede Nielsen. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 223-44.
Holt, D. Eric. (2015). Historical sound change in Optimality Theory: Achievements and Challenges. In Patrick Honeybone and Joseph Salmons, eds, Handbook of Historical Phonology, Oxford University Press.
Hsieh, H-C, Moreno, Nina & Leow, R. (2015). Awareness, type of medium, and L2 development. In Leow, R., Cerezo, L., & Baralt, M. (Eds.). A psycholinguistic approach to technology and language learning. Boston, MA: De Gruyter Mouton.
Liu, Qiandi & Brown, Dan. (2015). Methodological synthesis of research on the effectiveness of corrective feedback in L2 writingJournal of Second Language Writing, 30, 61-81.
Reynolds, Jennifer F., Orellana, M. F., and García-Sánchez, I. (2015). In the service of surveillance: Immigrant child language brokers in parent-teacher conferencesLangage et Société 2015/3(153): 91-108.
Starr, Harvey and Dubinsky, Stanley. (2015). Introduction: Crossing Disciplinary and Methodological Boundaries in Conflict Systems Analysis. In Harvey Starr and Stanley Dubinsky (eds.), The Israel conflict system: Analytic approaches, 1-6. London: Routledge.
[BOOK] Starr, Harvey and Dubinsky, Stanley (eds.) (2015). The Israeli conflict system: Analytic approaches. London: Routledge.
Tasseva-Kurktchieva, Mila. (2015). Can production precede comprehension in L2 acquisition? Second Language Research 31 (4), 493-522.
Weldon, Tracey & Simanique Moody. (2015). The place of Gullah in the African American linguistic continuumOxford Handbook of African American language. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 163-180. 


Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2014) Reply to Brown-Schmidt and HellerJournal of Pragmatics. 60: 285-290.
Boiteau, T. W., Bowers, E., Nair, V. A., & Almor, Amit. (2014). The neural representation of plural discourse entitiesBrain and Language, 137: 130-141.
Boiteau, T. W., Malone, P. S., Peters, S. A., Almor, Amit. (2014). Interference between Conversation and a Concurrent Visuomotor TaskJournal of Experimental Psychology: General. 143(1): 295–311.
Brusnighan, S., Folk, J.R., Lowell, J.R. & Morris, Robin K. (2014) The role of phonology in incidental vocabulary acquisition during silent readingCognitive Psychology, 26: 871-892.
Ferreira, Letânia & Holt, D. Eric. (2014). On the partially divergent phonology of Spanish, Portuguese and points in betweenPortuguese/Spanish Interfaces: Diachrony, synchrony, and contact. Patrícia Amaral & Ana M. Carvalho, eds., 123-150. John Benjamins.
Gelormini-Lezama, Carols. & Almor, Amit. (2014). Singular and Plural Pronominal Reference in Spanish. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 43(3) 299-313.
Goblirsch, Kurt. (2014). Between Saxon, Franconian, and Danish: The Obstruents of FrisianOld Frisian Philology IV. Ed. by Rolf Bremmer, Jr., Stephen Laker, and Oebele Vries. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2014. 95-118.
Lowell, J.R. & Morris, Robin K. (2014) Word Length Effects on Novel Words: Evidence from Eye Movements; Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76; 179-189.
Malovrh, Paul A. (2014).  Variability and systematicity in interlanguage development: An analysis of mode and its effect on L2 Spanish morphology. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, 7(1): 43–78.
Moreno, Nina. (2014). The challenges of establishing the spontaneous allocation of attention to meaning/form. In Han, Z.H., & Rast, R. (Eds.). Input processing at the initial state of second language acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Moreno, Nina. (2014). The place of individual differences in foreign language teaching assistants’ education programs. In Sanz, C. & Lado, B. (Eds.). Individual differences, L2 development and language program administration: From theory to application. American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators (AAUSC) 2013 Annual Volume, Boston, MA: Heinle, pp. 128-149.
Reynolds, Jennifer F. and Orellana, M. F. (2014). Translanguaging within enactments of quotidian interpreter-mediated interactionsJournal of Linguistic Anthropology 24(3): 315-338.


Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2013). The (in)significance of the referential-attributive distinction. In A. Capone, F. Lo Piparo, & M. Carapezza (eds.), Perspectives on Pragmatics and Philosophy, Berlin: Springer, pp. 351-366.
Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2013). Structuring silence versus the structure of silence. In L. Goldstein (ed.), Brevity, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 36-52.
Bezuidenhout, Anne. (2013). Perspective taking in conversation: A defense of speaker non-egocentricityJournal of Pragmatics 48: 4-16.
Chun, Elaine. (2013). Ironic Blackness as Masculine Cool: Asian American Language and Authenticity on YouTubeApplied Linguistics 34 (5), 592-612. Special issue edited by Anna De Fina and Sabina Perrino.
Chun, Elaine. (2013).  Styles of Pledging allegiance: Practicing youth citizenship in the United StatesLanguage & Communication 33(4B), 500–514. Special issue edited by Jennifer Reynolds & Elaine Chun.
Dubinsky, Stanley, Davies, William. (2013). Language conflict and language rights: The Ainu, Ryukyuans, and Koreans in Japan. Japan Studies Review 17: 3-27.
[BOOK] Malovrh, Paul A. & J. F. Lee. (2013). The Developmental Dimension in Instructed Second Language Learning: The L2 Acquisition of Object Pronouns in Spanish. London:  Bloomsbury. 
Malovrh, Paul A. (2013). Object pronouns in a second language Spanish. In K. Geeslin (Ed.), The Handbook of Spanish Second Language Acquisition, pp. 185-201. Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley-Blackwell. 
Reynolds, Jennifer & Chun, Elaine. (2013).  Introduction: Figuring citizenship: Communicative practices mediating the cultural politics of citizenship and ageLanguage & Communication 33(4B), 473-480.
Reynolds, Jennifer F. (2013). Refracting articulations of citizenship, delincuencia and vigilantism in boys’ sociodramatic play in postwar GuatemalaLanguage and Communication 33(4, Part B):515-531.
Reynolds, Jennifer F. (2013). (Be)laboring childhoods in Postville, Iowa. Anthropological Quarterly 86(3):821-860.