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2014Auxiliary Selection in Spanish. Gradience, Gradualness, and Conservation. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Announcement

Edited volumes

2018Inferences in Interaction and Language Change. Topical issue, Open Linguistics (with Oliver Ehmer). Open access here.
2015Auxiliary Selection Revisited: Gradience and Gradualness. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter (with Rolf Kailuweit). Announcement

Journal papers

In prep.Brazilian Portuguese in-situ wh-interrogatives between rhetoric and change.
A história das interrogativas parciais in-situ no português brasileiro em uma perspectiva baseada no uso.
Cause and correlation in language change (with Freek Van de Velde).
Under reviewThe functions of insubordination in Spanish wh-interrogatives (with María Sol Sansiñena).
De la consecución a la contraexpectación: la construccionalización de lograr/conseguir + infinitivo (with Mar Garachana).
To appearActual and apparent change in Brazilian Portuguese wh-interrogatives. Language Variation and Change.
2019Echoic and non-echoic confirming affirmative responses in spoken Brazilian Portuguese (with Scott Schwenter). Journal of Pragmatics 141. 80-101.
2018El orden de palabras en las interrogativas-Q. Un análisis contrastivo del español caribeño y portugués brasileño. Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana 16(2). 135-148.
Inferences in interaction and language change (with Oliver Ehmer). Open Linguistics 4. 536-551.
The pragmatics of postposed-wh interrogatives in Spanish. Folia Linguistica 52(2). 283-317.
Refunctionalization and usage frequency. An exploratory questionnaire study. Languages 3(4). Open access here.
When "questions" are not questions. Inferences and conventionalization in Spanish but-prefaced partial interrogatives Open Linguistics 4. 70-100 (with Oliver Ehmer). Open access here.
Las funciones discursivas de las interrogativas parciales en castellano. Romanistisches Jahrbuch 69. 277-314.
2017The road to auxiliariness revisited: the grammaticalization of FINISH anteriors in Spanish (with Eitan Grossman). Diachronica 34(4). 516-558.
Entrenchment and persistence in language change: the Spanish past subjunctive (with Scott Schwenter). Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. Ahead of print.
2016A match made in heaven. Using parallel corpora and multinomial logistic regression to analyze the expression of possession in Old Spanish (with Andrés Enrique-Arias). Language Variation and Change 28. 307-334.
The development of iterative verbal periphrases in Romance. Linguistics 54(2). 235-272. Download
2012How to measure replacement: Auxiliary selection in Old Spanish bibles. Folia Linguistica Historica 33 (1). 135–174. Download
2011Rutinas léxicas en el cambio gramatical. El caso de las perífrasis deónticas e iterativas (with Mar Garachana). Revista de Historia de la Lengua Española 6. 35-60. Download

Papers in refereed edited volumes

To appear(Não) diga sim: Bejahende Antworten im gesprochenen Portugiesisch und im Portugiesischunterricht. In Gabriel, Christoph, Jonas Grünke and Sylvia Thiele (eds.), Romanische Sprachen in ihrer Vielfalt: Brückenschläge zwischen linguistischer Theoriebildung und Fremdsprachenunterricht. Stuttgart: ibidem.
Anteriors and resultatives in Old Spanish. In Garachana, Mar, Sandra Montserrat and Claus Pusch (eds.), From Composite Predicates to Verbal Periphrases in Romance Languages. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
2017La historia de las perífrasis deber / deber de + INF: variación, norma y géneros textuales. In Garachana, Mar (ed.), La gramática en la diacronía. La evolución de las perífrasis verbales modales en español, 147-193. Madrid, Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Vervuert.
Masse und Klasse. Zur Datierung von grammatischen Sprachwandelprozessen. In Völker, Harald and Georg Kaiser (eds.), Philologie und Grammatik, 187-204. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter.
2016Gradientes semánticos y sintácticos en la historia de la selección de auxiliares en español. In De Benito Moreno, Carlota and Álvaro Octavio de Toledo y Huerta (eds.), En torno a haber: construcciones, usos y variación desde el latín hasta la actualidad, 469-502. New York, Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang.
Modeling frequency effects in language change. In Behrens, Heike and Stefan Pfänder (eds.), Experience Counts: Frequency Effects in Language, 175-207. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Download
2015How usage rescues the system: persistence as conservation. In Adli, Aria, Marco García García and Göz Kaufmann (eds.), Variation in Language: System- and Usage-based Approaches, 289-311. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter. Download
Entrenchment and discourse traditions in Spanish auxiliary selection. In Kailuweit, Rolf and Malte Rosemeyer (eds.), Auxiliary Selection Revisited: Gradience and Gradualness, 301-331. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter. Download
Introduction. In Kailuweit, Rolf and Malte Rosemeyer (eds.), Auxiliary Selection: Gradience and Gradualness, 1-20. Berlin, New York: De Gruyter (with Rolf Kailuweit). Download
2013Tornar and volver: The interplay of frequency and semantics in compound tense auxiliary selection in Medieval and Classical Spanish. In Van Gelderen, Elly, Jóhanna Barðdal and Michela Cennamo (eds.), Argument Structure in Flux. The Naples-Capri Papers, 435-458. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Download
2012On the interplay between transitivity, factivity and information structure: Spanish nominal and verbal infinitives. In García García, Marco and Valeriano Bellosta von Colbe (eds.), Aspectualidad - transitividad - referencialidad: las lenguas románicas en contraste, 181-209. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. Download


2015Kirsten Jeppesen Kragh / Jan Lindschouw (eds.): Deixis and Pronouns in Romance Languages. Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana 13(1), 229-233. Download
2013Steven N. Dworkin – A History of the Spanish Lexicon. Romanistisches Jahrbuch 64. 340-345. Download
2011Javier Elvira – Evolución lingüística y cambio sintáctico. Romanistisches Jahrbuch 62. 436-440. Download