Faculty Publications

Mary Beckman

  • 2015. Jan Edwards, Mary E. Beckman and Benjamin Munson. “Cross-language differences in acquisition.” In Melissa A. Redford, ed., Handbook of speech production, pp. 530-554. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2016. Andrew R. Plummer and Mary E. Beckman. “Sharing speech synthesis software for research and education within low-tech and low-resource communities.” Proceedings of Interspeech 2016, pp. 1618-1622.
  • Mary E. Beckman, Andrew A. Plummer, Benjamin Munson and Patrick F. Reidy, P. F. (in press). “Methods for eliciting, annotating, and analyzing databases for child speech development. “To appear in Computer Speech and Language. (corrected proofs available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csl.2017.02.010)


Kathryn Campbell-Kibler

  • 2016. Campbell-Kibler, Kathryn. “Toward a cognitively realistic model of meaningful so-ciolinguistic variation.” In Awareness and Control in Sociolinguistic Research. Anna Babel, editor.


Cynthia Clopper

  • 2016. Clopper, C. G., Tamati, T. N. and Pierrehumbert, J. B., "Variation in the strength of lexical encoding across dialects". Journal of Phonetics. Vol. 58, 87-103.
  • 2016.  Prechtel, C., & Clopper, C. G.. "Uptalk in Midwestern American English." In: Proceedings of Speech Prosody 8: 302.


Peter Culicover

  • 2016. Culicover, Peter W. “Syntactic change in the Parallel Architecture: The case of parasitic gaps.” Cognitive Science. doi:10.1111/cogs.12383. 


Micha Elsner

  • 2017. Stephanie Antetomaso, Kouki Miyazawa, Naomi Feldman, Micha Elsner, Kasia Hitczenko and Reiko Mazuka. “Modeling phonetic category learning from natural acoustic data.” In Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development.
  • 2017. Amanda Miller and Micha Elsner. “Click reduction in fluent speech: a semi-automated analysis of Mangetti Dune !Xung.” In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Computational Methods for Endangered Languages (ComputEL-2).
  • 2017. Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Micha Elsner and Shari Speer. I think it’s a tiger”: does prosody help differentiate different uses of belief verbs?” In CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.
  • 2016. Alexander Erdmann, Christopher Brown, Brian Joseph, Mark Janse, PetraAjaka, Micha Elsner, and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe. “Challenges and Solutions for Latin Named Entity Recognition.” In LT4DH 2016, page 85.
  • 2016. Micha Elsner and Emily Lane. “Automatic discovery of Latin syntactic changes.” In The 10th Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, SocialSciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH ’16), page 156.


Brian Joseph:

  • 2016. “Multiple Exponence in Language Contact Situations: A Case Study from the Greek of Southern Albania.” In Contact Morphology, ed. by Angela Ralli.  Cambridge Scholars Press.
  • 2016. “The Limits of Context in semantic Shift: A Case Study from Albanian” (with Bethany J. Christiansen). Studime. A Review for philological Studies 22 2015, 55-62.
  • 2016. “Përfytyrimi i gjuhës shqipe ndër gjuhëtarët e hershëm amerikanë [Mention of the Albanian Language among Early American Linguists].”  In Albanian Studies in America, ed. by R. Ismajli. Prishtina:  AShAK.
  • 2016. “Balkan, Indo-European, and Universal Perspectives on ‘be’ in Albanian.”  In Tavet Tat Satyam.  Festschrift for Jared Klein.  Ann Arbor:  Beech Stave Press.
  • 2016. “On the Relationship between Argument Structure Change and Semantic Change” (with Bethany J. Christiansen). In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Vol. 1, 26:1-11. (URL:  http://journals.linguisticsociety.org/proceedings/index.php/PLSA/article/view/3726; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/plsa.v1i0.3726
  • 2016. “The Comparative Method: Simplicity + Power = Results.” Veleia 33.39-48 (Special Issue for Bopp Bicentennial).
  • 2016. “What’s in a Name?  The case of Albanisch-Albanesisch and Broader Implications” (with Alex Erdmann and Erhard Hinrichs). In Proceedings of CLARIN Annual Conference 2016, ed. by De Smedt, et al. [https://office.clarin.eu/v/CE-2016-0917-Proceedings-CAC-2016.pdf]
  • 2016. “Challenges and Solutions for Latin Named Entity Recognition” (with Alex Erdmann, Christopher Brown, Mark Janse, Micha Elsner, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe  and Petra Ajaka).  In Proceedings of the Workshop on Language Technology Resources and Tools for Digital Humanities (LT4DH), ed. by E. Hinrichs, M. Hinrichs, & T. Trippel, pp. 85-93 [COLING 2016, Osaka, 12 December 2016].  [URL for pdf:  https://www.clarin-d.net/en/current-issues/lt4dh/lt4dh-proceedings]


Björn Köhnlein

  • 2016. Köhnlein, B. “Contrastive foot structure in Franconian tone accent dialects.” Phonology 33.1, 87-123.


Robert Levine

  • 2017. Syntactic Analysis: an HPSG-based approach. 2017. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics).
  • 2017. “Pseudogapping as pseudo-VP ellipsis. (with Yusuke Kubota). Linguistic Inquiry 48.2 


Marie-Catherine de Marneffe

  • 2016. Alexander Erdmann, Christopher Brown, Brian Joseph, Mark Janse, Petra Ajaka, Micha Elsner and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe. “Challenges and solutions for Latin named entity recognition.” Proceedings of the Language Technology Resources and Tools for Digital Humanities workshop.
  • 2016. Chaitanya Shivade, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Eric Fosler-Lussier and Albert M. Lai. “Identification, characterization, and grounding of gradable terms in clinical text.” Proceedings of the 15th Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing.
  • 2016. Joo-Kyung Kim, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe and Eric Fosler-Lussier. “Adjusting word embeddings with semantic intensity orders.” Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Representation Learning for NLP.
  • 2016. Benjamin Strauss, Bethany E. Toma, Alan Ritter, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe and Wei Xu. Results of the WNUT16 Named Entity Recognition Shared Task. Proceedings of Coling 2016 Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text (WNUT).


William Schuler

  • 2016. Rajakrishnan Rajkumar, Marten van Schijndel, Michael White and William Schuler. “Investigating Locality Effects and Surprisal in Written English Syntactic Choice Phenomena.” Cognition, 155:204-232, Elsevier.


Shari Speer

  • 2017. Turnbull, R., Ito, K., & Speer, S.R. “Allophonic tunes of contrast:  Lab and spontaneous speech lead to equivalent fixation responses.”  Journal of Laboratory Phonology, Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP) 3 Special Issue.
  • 2017. Turnbull, R., Royer, A., Ito, K. and Speer, S.R. “Prominence perception is dependent on phonology, semantics and beliefs about discourse.” Language Cognition and Neuroscience.
  • 2017. Stevens, J. S., de Marneffe, M., Speer, S.R. and Tonhauser, J. “Predicting projection from rational use of prosody.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, London, England.


Judith Tonhauser

  • 2017. Mandy Simons, David Beaver, Craige Roberts and Judith Tonhauser. “The Best Question: Explaining the projection behavior of factive verbs.” Discourse Processes 54(3). 2017
  • David Beaver, Craige Roberts, Mandy Simons and Judith Tonhauser. “Questions Under Discussion: Where information structure meets projective content.” Annual Review of Linguistics 3:265-284.
  • 2016. Judith Tonhauser. “Prosodic cues to presupposition projection.” Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) XXVI, Ithaca, pp.934-960, LSA and CLC Publications.


Don Winford

  • 2016. Winford, Donald. “Some observations on the sources of AAVE structure: re-examining the creole connection.” In Philipp Angermeyer, Cecelia Cutler and Zvjezdana Vrzic, eds., Language Contact in Africa and the African Diaspora in the Americas. (Creole Language Library.) Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • 2017. Winford, Donald. “World Englishes and creoles.” In Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola and Devyani Sharma (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of World Englishes, pages 194-210. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press.