Publications

Books

[3]     Pre-contract. Negative Inversions in Southern and African American Englishes. (De Gruyter Mouton)

[2]     2018. Tropical Tongues: Attitudes, Endangerment, and Minority Languages in Belize. University of North Carolina Press. [with Jennifer Gómez Menjívar]

[1]     2012. Linguistics: Words, Rules, and Information. Kendall Hunt. [with Chongwon Park]

Journal Issue

2006. (Ed.). Language Presented to Haj Ross: A Festschrift. STYLE 40(1-2), 1-183. (A special, double issue in honor of Haj Ross). [with Haralampos Kalpakidis]

Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

[22]     Under review. (Article on negative inversions, emphasis, Gricean implicature, and code switching in Texas and African American Englishes).

[21]     To appear. “Negative Inversion: Style and Linguistic Camouflage in Two Varieties of US English.” Style 52.4.

[20]     2018. Negative Auxiliaries and Absent Expletives in Texas Vernacular English.  Journal of Pragmatics 130, 51-66.

[19]     2018. Mopan in Context: Mayan Identity, Belizean Citizenship, and the Future of a Language. Native American and Indigenous Studies 5.2.  [with Jennifer Gómez Menjívar]

[18]     2017. Setting and Language Attitudes in a Creole Context. Applied Linguistics. [with Jennifer Gómez Menjívar]

[17]     2017. Meaning and Use of Negative Inversions in Texan and African American English. Berkeley Linguistics Society 43.

[16]     2017. Language Attitudes, Generations, and Identity in Coastal Belize. African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal 10, 299-312.

[15]     2016. Irrealis and Emphatic: A Corpus Study of the Bee Copula in Belizean Kriol. English World-Wide, 37(3), 323–349.

[14]     2016. Language Endangerment in a Mopan Village. Chicago Linguistic Society 52, 253-266.  [with Jennifer Gómez Menjívar]

[13]     2016. Language Variation and Dimensions of Prestige in Belizean KriolJournal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 31(2), 316-360. [with Jennifer Gómez Menjívar]

[12]    2015. Conversational Implicatures, Reference Point Constructions, and “That Noun Thing.” Linguistics 53, 443-477.

[11]    2015. Language Ideology, Gender, and Varieties of Belizean Kriol. Journal of Black Studies 46, 1-21.

[10]   2014. The Contrastive Discourse Marker Ata in Belizean Kriol. Lingua 143, 86-102.

[9]     2014. Whose Kriol is Moa Beta? Prestige and Dialects of Kriol in BelizeBerkeley Linguistics Society 40. [with Jennifer Gómez Menjívar]

[8]     2014. Encoding Contrast, Inviting Disapproval. Discourse Markers in Belizean KriolBerkeley Linguistics Society 40.

[7]     2011. Conventional Implicature, Presupposition, and the Meaning of Must. Journal of Pragmatics 43, 3416-3430.

[6]     2011. Determiners, Parentheticals, and Projectability: An Experimental ApproachChicago Linguistic Society 47.

[5]     2010. Double Subjects and Verbal Demonstrations. Journal of Pragmatics 42, 3431-3443.

[4]     2010, Formal Idioms and Action: Toward a Grammar of Genres. Language and Communication 30, 211-224.

[3]     2009.  Double Subjects and Conventional Implicatures. International Review of Pragmatics 1(2), 249-292.

[2]     2007. Double-Subject Sentences, Double-Dimension SemanticsBerkeley Linguistics Society 33.

[1]     2006. Compromising Positions and Polarity ItemsBerkeley Linguistics Society 32.

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