Publications, prepublications, and drafts of recent work.
Christoph Wolk, Joan Bresnan, Anette Rosenbach, and Benedikt Szmrecsányi.
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
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,
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,
Jason Grafmiller. 2010.
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
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):