Linguistics faculty: Selected publications

Sharon Armon-Lotem

Magdalena Łuniewska , Ewa Haman, Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bartłomiej Etenkowski, Frenette Southwood, Darinka Anđelković, Elma Blom, Tessel Boerma, Shula Chiat, Pascale Engel de Abreu, Natalia Gagarina, Anna Gavarró, Gisela Håkansson, Tina Hickey, Kristine Jensen de López, Theodoros Marinis, Maša Popović, Elin Thordardottir, Agnė Blažienė, Myriam Cantú Sánchez, Ineta Dabašinskienė, Pınar Ege, Inger-Anne Ehret, Nelly-Ann Fritsche, Daniela Gatt, Bibi Janssen, Maria Kambanaros, Svetlana Kapalková, Bjarke Kronqvist, Sari Kunnari, Chiara Levorato, Olga Nenonen, Siobhán Nic Fhlannchadha, Ciara O’Toole, Kamila Polišenská, Barbara Pomiechowska, Natalia Ringblom, Tanja Rinker, Maja Roch, Maja Savić, Daniela Slančová, Ianthi Maria Tsimpli, Özlem Ünal-Logacev. 2015. Ratings of age of acquisition of 299 words across 25 languages: Is there a cross-linguistic order of words? Behavioural Research Methods. doi:10.​3758/​s13428-015-0636-6

Sharon Armon-Lotem, Ewa Haman, Kristine Jensen de Lopez, Magdalena Smoczynska, Kazuko Yatsushiro, Marcin Szczerbinski, Angeliek van Hout, Ineta Dabasinskiene, Anna Gavarró, Erin Hobbs, Laura Kamandulyte, Napoleon Katsos, Sari Kunnari, Chrisa Nitsiou, Lone Sundahl Olsen, Uli Sauerland, Reeli Torn-Leesik, Heather van der Lely. 2015. A large scale crosslinguistic investigation of the acquisition of passive. Language Acquisition. doi: 10.1080/10489223.2015.1047095

Irena Botwinik, Reem Beshara, Sharon Armon-Lotem. 2015. Children's production of relative clauses in Palestinian Arabic: Unique errors and their movement account. Lingua 156, 40-56. doi: 10.1016/j.lingua.2014.10.007

Michal Ben-Shachar

Kronfeld-Duenias, Vered, Amir, Ofer, Ezrati-Vinacour, Ruth, Civier, Oren & Michal Ben-Shachar. 2014. The frontal aslant tract underlies speech fluency in persistent developmental stuttering. Brain Structure and Function. doi: 10.1007/s00429-014-0912-8. 

Travis, Katherine T., Leitner, Yael, Feldman, Heidi & Michal Ben-Shachar. 2014. Cerebellar white matter pathways are associated with reading skills in children and adolescents. Human Brain Mapping. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22721.

Ben-Shachar, Michal, Dougherty, Robert F., Deutsch, Gayle K., & Brian A. Wandell. 2011. The development of cortical sensitivity to visual word forms. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(9), 2387-99.

Yeatman, Jason D., Dougherty, Robert F., Rykhlevskaia, Elena, Sherbondy, Anthony J., Deutsch, Gayle K., Wandell, Brian A. & Michal Ben-Shachar. 2011. Anatomical Properties of the Arcuate Fasciculus Predict Phonological and Reading Skills in Children. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(11), 3304-17.

Tsang, Jessica, Dougherty, Robert F., Deutsch, Gayle K., Wandell, Brian A. & Michal Ben-Shachar. 2009. Frontoparietal white matter diffusion properties predict mental arithmetic skills in children. PNAS, 106(52), 22546-51.

Gabi Danon

Danon, Gabi. 2013. Agreement alternations with quantified nominals in Modern Hebrew. Journal of Linguistics 49(1), 55-92. doi:10.1017/S0022226712000333

Danon, Gabi. 2012. Two Structures for Numeral-Noun Constructions. Lingua 122(12), 1282-1307. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2012.07.003

Danon, Gabi. 2011. Agreement and DP-internal feature distribution. Syntax 14(4), 297-317. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9612.2011.00154.x

Danon, Gabi. 2008. Definiteness spreading in the Hebrew construct state. Lingua 118(7), 872-906. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2007.05.012 

Danon, Gabi. 2006. Caseless nominals and the projection of DP. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 24(4), 977-1008. doi:10.1007/s11049-006-9005-6

Jonathan Fine

de Villiers, J., J. Fine, G. Ginsberg, P. Szatmari. 2007.  A Scale for rating conversational impairment in autistic spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37,1375-1380.

Fine, J. 2006. Language in psychiatry: A handbook for clinical practice. London, Equinox.

Argamon, S., Koppel, M., Fine, J. and Shimoni, A. 2003. Gender, Genre, and Writing Style in Formal Written Texts. Text, 23, 321–346.

Lewin, B., Fine, J., and Young, L. 2001. Expository discourse: A genre-based approach to social science research texts. London, New York: Continuum.

Fine, J. 1994. How language works: Cohesion in normal and nonstandard communication. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex.

Yael Greenberg

Greenberg, Yael. 2012. Genericity and (Non)accidentalness. Recherches Linguistiques de Vincennes.

Greenberg, Yael. 2010. Event Internal Pluractionality in Modern Hebrew: A Semantic Analysis of One Verbal Reduplication Pattern. Brill's Annual of Afroassiatic Languages and Linguistics, 2(1), pp.119-164.

Greenberg, Yael. 2009. Presupposition Accommodation and Informativity Considerations with Aspectual still. Journal of Semantics, 26:1, 49-86.

Greenberg, Yael. 2008. Al be- , beodo ve-adayin ('On be-, beodo, and adayin'). Balshanut Ivrit (Hebrew Linguistics) 61, 29-42.

Greenberg, Yael. 2007. Exceptions To Generics: Where Vagueness, Context Dependence And Modality Interact. Journal of Semantics 24(2) 131-167.

Lior Laks

Laks, Lior. To appear. Variation and change in instrument noun formation in Hebrew and its relation to the verbal system. Word Structure.

Laks, Lior. To appear. Plural word formation of loan words in Palestinian and Jordanian Arabic. Journal of Arabic Linguistics.

Laks, Lior & Ruth A. Berman. 2014. A new look at diglossia: Modality-driven distinctions between spoken and written narratives in Jordanian Arabic. In E. Saiegh-Haddad & R. M. Joshi (eds.), Handbook of Arabic Literacy: Insights and Perspectives, 241-254. Dordrecht: Springer.

Laks, Lior. 2013. Why and how do Hebrew verbs change their form? A morpho-thematic account. Morphology 23(3), 351-383.

Laks, Lior. 2013. Morpho-thematic mismatches in Hebrew: What happens when morphological and thematic criteria collide? Lingua 138, 107-127.

Susan Rothstein

Rothstein, Susan. 2015. Aspect. In M. Aloni & P. Dekker (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Semantics. Cambridge University Press. 384-420.

Rothstein, Susan. 2013. Adjectivally-headed construct states in Hebrew. Lingua.

Landman, Fred & Susan Rothstein. 2012. The felicity of aspectual for-phrases Part I &II. Language and Linguistics Compass 6/2:  85–96, 97–112. doi:10.1002/lnc3.3242011, 10.1002/lnc3.3232011

Pires de Oliveira Roberta & Susan Rothstein. 2011. Bare nouns in are mass in Brazilian Portuguese. Lingua 121.15. 2153-2175. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2011.09.004

Rothstein, Susan. 2010. Counting and the mass/count distinction. Journal of Semantics. 27.3. 343-397. doi 10.1093/jos/ffq007

Elinor Saiegh-Haddad

Saiegh-Haddad, E. & Joshi, M. (eds.). 2014. Handbook of Arabic Literacy: Insights and Perspectives. Springer. The Netherlands.

Saiegh-Haddad, E. 2013. A tale of one letter: The role of morphology in children's spelling in Arabic. Writing Systems Research.

Saiegh-Haddad, E., Hadieh, A & Ravid, D. 2012. Acquiring noun plurals in Arabic: Morphology, familiarity and pattern frequency. Language Learning, 62, 1079-1109.

Saiegh-Haddad, E., Levin, I., Hende, N., & Ziv, M. 2011. The Linguistic Affiliation Constraint and phoneme recognition in diglossic Arabic. Journal of Child Language, 38, 297-315.

Saiegh-Haddad, E. & Geva, E. 2008. Morphological awareness, phonological awareness, and reading in English-Arabic bilingual children. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 21,481-504.

Joel Walters

Walters, J. 2005. Bilingualism: The Sociopragmatic-Psycholinguistic Interface. London: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Walters, Iluz-Cohen, P. & Walters, J. 2012. Telling stories in two Languages: Narratives of bilingual preschool children with typical and impaired language. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 15, 58-74.

Altman, C., Burstein-Feldman, Zh., Yitzhaki, D., Armon Lotem, Sh. & Walters, J. 2014. Family language policies, reported language use and proficiency in Russian – Hebrew bilingual children in Israel. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 35(3), 216-234.

Meir, M., Walters, J. & Armon-Lotem, S. forthcoming. Disentangling SLI and bilingualism using sentence repetition tasks: the impact of L1 and L2 properties. International Journal of Bilingualism.

Smirnova, D., Walters, J., Fine, J., Muchnik-Rozanov, Y., Paz, M., Lerner, V., Belmaker, R.H. & Y. Bersudsky. 2015. Second language as a compensatory resource for maintaining verbal fluency in bilingual immigrants with schizophrenia. Neuropsychologia. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.06.037

Galit Weidman-Sassoon

Weidman-Sassoon, Galit. In Press. Lexical Acquisition through Acquisition order. In Dagmar Bittner and Nadja Ruhlig  (Eds.) Lexical bootstrapping. The role of lexis and semantics in child language development, Mouton De Gruyter.

Weidman-Sassoon, Galit and Natalia Zevakhina. 2013. Granularity shifting: Experimental evidence from numerals vs. adjectives. Proceedings of the Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics (IATL) 28.

Weidman-Sassoon, Galit, Floris Roelofsen and Noortje Venhuizen. 2013. Positive and negative polar questions in discourse. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 17, Paris, France.

Weidman-Sassoon, Galit. 2013. Vagueness, Gradability, and Typicality – The Interpretation of Adjectives and Nouns. Current Research in the Semantics Pragmatic Interface series (CRiSPI). BRILL, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Weidman-Sassoon, Galit. 2012. A typology of multidimesional adjectives. Journal of Semantics. doi: 10.1093/jos/ffs012