Publications, prepublications, and drafts of recent work.

Christoph Wolk, Joan Bresnan, Anette Rosenbach, and Benedikt Szmrecsányi. 2011. "Dative and genitive variability in Late Modern English: Exploring cross-constructional variation and change." Submitted.

Jason Grafmiller and Stephanie Shih. 2011. " Weighing in on end weight". Powerpoint presented at the 85th LSA Meetings in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 9, 2011.

Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Scott Grimm, Inbal Arnon, Susannah Kirby, and Joan Bresnan. 2010. "A statistical model of the grammatical choices in child production of dative sentences." . This is a preprint of an article to appear in Language and Cognitive Processes, available online.

John Rickford and Robin Melnick. 2010 "A Variationist Approach to Question inversion in Bajan." Paper presented at the 18th Biennial Meeting, Society for Caribbean Linguistics, Bridgetown, Barbados, August. Powerpoint and handout.

Robin Melnick, T. Florian Jaeger, and Tom Wasow. 2010. "Speakers employ fine-grained probabilistic knowledge." Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, New York, March 16--20.

Jason Grafmiller. 2010. "Variation in English Genitives across Modality and Genre."

Stephanie Shih, Jason Grafmiller, Richard Futrell, and Joan Bresnan. 2010. "Rhythm's Role in Genitive Construction Choice in Spoken English." To appear in Rhythm in Phonetics, Grammar and Cognition, edited by Ralf Vogel and Ruben van de Vijver, in the series Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs (TiLSM), Mouton.

Nola Stephens. 2010. Given-before-new: The effects of discourse on argument structure in early child language. Stanford Ph.D. Dissertation.

Anttila, Arto, Matthew Adams, and Michael Speriosu. in press/2010. The role of prosody in the English Dative Alternation. Language and Cognitive Processes.

Joan Bresnan and Marilyn Ford. 2010. "Predicting Syntax: Processing Dative Constructions in American and Australian Varieties of English." Language 86(1): 186--213.

Tyler Kendall, Joan Bresnan, and Gerard Van Herk. 2010. "The Dative Alternation in African American English: Researching Syntactic Variation and Change across Sociolinguistic Datasets." Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. To appear.

Harry Tily, Susanne Gahl, Inbal Arnon, Neal Snider, Anubha Kothari, and Joan Bresnan. 2009. "Syntactic Probabilities Affect Pronunciation Variation in Spontaneous Speech." Language and Cognition 1(2): 147--165.