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Olga and Berit Gehrke edit a volume in Glossa

Olga Borik and Berit Gehrke edit a special collection on the form, use and meaning of past passive participles used in perfect and passive constructions in Glossa.

Eloi coauthors a book at CUP

Is acquiring a third language the same as acquiring a second? Are all instances of non-native language acquisition simply one and the same? In this first book-length study of the topic, the authors systematically walk the reader through the evidence to answer these questions. They suggest that acquiring an additional language in bilinguals (of all types) is unique, and reveals things about the links between language and mind, brain, and cognition, which are otherwise impossible to appreciate.

New paper by Xavier in Syntax

Villalba, Xavier (2019) Infinitive Wh-Relatives in Romance: Consequences for the Truncation-versus-Intervention Debate

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/synt.12183

Publications of the project

Beltrama A, Trotzke A. Conveying emphasis for intensity: Lexical and syntactic strategies. Language and Linguistics Compass [Internet]. 2019;13:e12343. https://doi.org/10.1111/lnc3.12343

Borik O, Gehrke B. Participles: Form, use and meaning. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics [Internet]. 2019;4(1). http://www.glossa-journal.org/articles/10.5334/gjgl.1055/

Cyrino S, Espinal MT. On the Syntax of Number in Romance. Studia Linguistica [Internet]. 2019;. https://doi.org/10.1111/stul.12123

Espinal MT, Tubau S. Response Systems: The Syntax and Semantics of Fragment Answers and Response Particles. Annual Review of Linguistics [Internet]. 2019;5:261–287. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-linguistics-011718-012613

Ingham R, Tubau S. The diachronic syntax of negated adjuncts in English. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory [Internet]. 2019;. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11049-019-09450-1

Li F, Borràs-Comes J, M Espinal T. Mismatches in the interpretation of fragment negative expressions in Mandarin Chinese. Journal of Pragmatics [Internet]. 2019;152:28–45. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378216618308592

Rothman J, Alonso JGonzález, Puig-Mayenco E. Third Language Acquisition and Linguistic Transfer. Cambridge Studies in Linguistics. Cambridge University Press; 2019.

Serés D, M Espinal T. Russian definitional generic sentences. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics [Internet]. 2019;4(1). https://www.glossa-journal.org/articles/10.5334/gjgl.760/

Serés D, Borràs-Comes J, Borik O. Interplay between Position and Interpretation: An Experimental Study of Russian Bare Plurals. Revue roumaine de linguistique. 2019;64.

Villalba X. Infinitive Wh-Relatives in Romance: Consequences for the Truncation-versus-Intervention Debate. Syntax [Internet]. 2019;22(2/3):303-335. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/synt.12183

Borik O, Gehrke B. Imperfective past passive participles in Russian. Advances in formal Slavic linguistics 2016. 2018;1.

Borik O. When (im) perfective is perfect (and when it is not). Catalan journal of linguistics. 2018;17:19–42.

Espinal MT, Mateu J. {Manner and result modifiers. The v ben v construction in Catalan}. Linguistic Review. 2018. pp. 1–33.

Etxeberria U, Tubau S, Deprez V, Borràs-Comes J, Espinal MT. {Relating (Un)acceptability to interpretation. Experimental investigations on negation}. Frontiers in Psychology [Internet]. Frontiers; 2018;8:2370. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02370/full

Li F, Borràs-Comes J, Espinal MT. Single negation interpretations in sentences with multiple negative expressions in Mandarin Chinese. An experimental investigation. Lingua [Internet]. 2018;210-211:65–78. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024384117304266

Li F, Borràs-Comes J, Espinal MT. {Single negation interpretations in sentences with multiple negative expressions in Mandarin Chinese. An experimental investigation}. Lingua. 2018.

Mayol L, Villalba X. {Bridging and dislocation in Catalan}. In: Repetti L, Ordóñez F. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 14. Selected papers from the 46th Linguistics Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Stony Brook, NY. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins; 2018. pp. 199–211.

Planas-Morales S, Villalba X. La partición foco–trasfondo en las oraciones interrogativas del catalán y del español: estudio de corpus. Normas. Revista de estudios lingüísticos hispánicos [Internet]. 2018;8(1):43-60. https://ojs.uv.es/index.php/normas/article/view/13325

Puig-Mayenco E, Marsden H. Polarity-item anything in L3 English: Where does transfer come from when the L1 is Catalan and the L2 is Spanish?. Second Language Research. 2018;34:487–515.

Puig-Mayenco E, Alonso JGonzález, Rothman J. A systematic review of transfer studies in third language acquisition. Second Language Research [Internet]. 2018;:0267658318809147. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0267658318809147

Puig-Mayenco E, Rothman J, Cunnings I, Bayram F, Miller D, Tubau S. {Language Dominance Affects Early Bilingual Performance and Processing Outcomes in Adulthood}. Frontiers in Psychology [Internet]. Frontiers; 2018;9:1199. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01199/abstract

Riester A, Brunetti L, De Kuthy K. {Annotation Guidelines for Questions under Discussion and Information Structure}. In: Adamou E, Haude K, Vanhove M. Information structure in lesser-described languages: Studies in prosody and syntax. Amsterdam {&} Philadelphia: John Benjamins; 2018. pp. 404–443.

Serés D, M Espinal T. Psychological verbs and their arguments. Borealis–An International Journal of Hispanic Linguistics. 2018;7:27–44.

Tubau S, Deprez V, Borràs-Comes J, Espinal MT. {How speakers interpret the negative markers no and no..pas in Catalan}. Probus [Internet]. 2018;30:121–167. http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/prbs.2018.30.issue-1/probus-2017-0008/probus-2017-0008.xml

Villalba X. {Els pronoms forts en les oracions existencials del català}. Caplletra. Revista Internacional de Filologia [Internet]. 2018;65(tardor):69–94. https://ojs.uv.es/index.php/caplletra/article/view/12612/12102

M Espinal T. {Morphosyntactic defectiveness in complex predicate formation}. In Verb Valency Changes: Theoretical and typological perspectives [Internet]. 2017. pp. 31–50. https://benjamins.com/catalog/tsl.120.02esp

Espinal MT, Cyrino S. {On weak definites and their contribution to event kinds}. Boundaries, Phases and Interfaces: Case studies in honor of Violeta Demonte. John Benjamins Publishing Company; 2017;239:129.

Espinal MT, Cyrino S. {The definite article in Romance expletives and long weak definites}. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics [Internet]. 2017;2:1–26. http://www.glossa-journal.org/article/10.5334/gjgl.160/

Villalba X. {17. Exclamatives, imperatives, optatives} [Internet]. Dufter A, Stark E. Manual of Romance Morphosyntax and Syntax. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton; 2017. pp. 603–646. http://www.degruyter.com/view/books/9783110377088/9783110377088-017/9783110377088-017.xml

Villalba X. {Non-asserted material in Spanish degree exclamatives: An experimental study on extreme degree}. In: Bosque I. Advances in the analysis of Spanish exclamatives. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press; 2017. pp. 139–158.

Villalba X. {Las oraciones relativas de infinitivo en catalán y castellano}. In: Gallego ÁJ, Sellés YRodríguez, Sánchez JFernández. Relaciones sintácticas. Homenaje a José M. Brucart y M. Lluïsa Hernanz. Bellaterra: Departamento de Filología Española; 2017. pp. 681–692.

Cyrino S, Matos G. {Null objects and VP ellipsis in European and Brazilian Portuguese}. The handbook of Portuguese linguistics. John Wiley {&} Sons; 2016;:294–317.

Espinal MT, Tubau S. {6. Meaning of words and meaning of sentences}. In: Fischer S, Gabriel C. Manual of Grammatical Interfaces in Romance [Internet]. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter; 2016. https://www.degruyter.com/view/books/9783110311860/9783110311860-009/9783110311860-009.xml

Etxeberria U. {Basque nominals: from a system with bare nouns to a system without}. In: Aguilar-Guevara A, Le Bruyn B, Zwarts J. Weak Referentiality. Amsterdam: John Benjamins; 2016.

Li F, González-Fuente S, Prieto P, M Espinal T. Is mandarin chinese a truth-based language? Rejecting responses to negative assertions and questions. Frontiers in Psychology. 2016;7:1967.

Tubau S. {On the syntax of English minimizers}. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory [Internet]. Springer Netherlands; 2016;34:739–760. http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11049-015-9308-6

Tubau S. {Lexical variation and Negative Concord in Traditional Dialects of British English}. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics [Internet]. Springer Netherlands; 2016;19:143–177. http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10828-016-9079-4

Villalba X. {Oraciones exclamativas}. In: Gutiérrez-Rexach J. Enciclopedia Lingüística Hispánica. London: Routledge; 2016. pp. 737–749.

Villalba X. {Definiteness effect , pronouns and information structure in Catalan existentials}. In: Fischer S, Kupisch T, Rinke E. Bilingual, typological and diachronic variation [Internet]. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing; 2016. pp. 172–209. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/266088214{\_}Definiteness{\_}effect{\_}pronouns{\_}and{\_}information{\_}structure{\_}in{\_}Catalan{\_}existentials

Villalba X, Planas-Morales S. {Interacció sintàctica i entonativa a les interrogatives catalanes amb dislocació a la dreta}. In: Fernández AM. 53 Reflexiones Sobre Aspectos De La Fonética Y Otros Temas De Lingüística. Barcelona: Laboratori de Fonètica de la Universitat de Barcelona; 2016. pp. 311–319.

Villalba X. {L'evolució de les oracions exclamatives-qu de grau en català}. Caplletra. Revista Internacional de Filologia. 2016;60:211–226.

Villalba X. {Interfaces and domains of quantification by Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach}. Language [Internet]. 2016;92:219–222. https://muse.jhu.edu/content/crossref/journals/language/v092/92.1.villalba.html

Cyrino S, Espinal MT. {Bare Nominals in Brazilian Portuguese: more on the DP/NP analysis}. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory [Internet]. Kluwer Academic Publishers; 2015;33:471–521. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11049-014-9264-6 http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11049-014-9264-6

Deprez V, Tubau S, Cheylus A, Espinal MT. {Double Negation in a Negative Concord language: An experimental investigation}. Lingua. 2015;163:75–107.

Espinal MT, Villalba X. {Ambiguity resolution and information structure}. The Linguistic Review [Internet]. 2015;32:61–85. https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/tlir.2015.32.issue-1/tlr-2014-0015/tlr-2014-0015.xml

Etxeberria U, Irurtzun A. {The emergence of scalar meanings}. Frontiers in Psychology [Internet]. 2015;6. http://journal.frontiersin.org/Article/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00141/abstract

Bogatyreva L, Espinal MT. {Weak referentiality and Russian instrumental nominals}. In: Aguilar-Guevara A, Le Bruyn B, Zwarts J. Weak Referentiality. Amsterdam: John Benjamins; 2014. pp. 101–128.

Espinal MT, Tubau S. {Interpreting argumental n-words as answers to negative wh-questions}. Lingua [Internet]. North-Holland; 2014;177:41–59. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002438411500265X?via{%}3Dihub

Tubau S. {The Syntax of the Confirmatory Pragmatic Particle Innit}. Atlantis. Journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies. 2014;36:53–72.

Espinal MT. {Bare nominals, bare predicates: properties and related types}. In: Kabatek J, Wall A. New perspectives on Bare Noun Phrases in Romance and Beyond. Barcelona: John Benjamins; 2013. pp. 63–94.

Planas-Morales S, Villalba X. {The right periphery of interrogatives in catalan and spanish: Syntax/prosody interactions}. Catalan Journal of Linguistics. 2013;12:193–217.

Villalba X. {Eventualities under deadjectival nominalizations}. Borealis. An International Journal of Hispanic Linguistics. 2013;2:241–259.

Villalba X, Mayol L. {Right-dislocation in Catalan: Tails, Polarity and Activation}. International Review of Pragmatics. 2013;5:87–117.

Villalba X. {Eventive existentials in Catalan and the topic-focus articulation}. Italian Journal of Linguistics. 2013;25:147–173.

Mateu J, Espinal MT. {Argument structure and compositionality in idiomatic constructions}. The Linguistic Review. 2007;24:33–59.

Villalba X. Scoping in degre exclamative sentences. In: Sessarego S, Rivera MGonzálex. Interface-Driven Phenomena in Spanish: Essays in Honor of Javier Gutierrez Rexach. London and New York: Routledge;.

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