Publications

PUBLICATIONS – MiMS project

Mitrofanova, Natalia, Yulia Rodina, Olga Urek & Marit Westergaard. Submitted. Sensitivity to microvariation in bilingual acquisition: morphophonological gender cues in Russian heritage language.

Westergaard, Marit. 2019. Microvariation in Multilingual Situations: The Importance of Property-by-Property Acquisition. Keynote article in Second Language Research. Available here. Postprint available here.

Westergaard, Marit. 2019. Attrition via acquisition: The importance of development in small steps. Commentary in Second Language Research. Available here. Postprint available here.

Westergaard, Marit. 2019. Overgeneralization and change: The role of acquisition in diachrony. Theoretical Linguistics 45: 3-4, 225-231. Available here.

Rodina, Yulia & Marit Westergaard. Forthcoming. Grammatical gender and declension class in language change: A study of the loss of feminine gender in Norwegian. Journal of Germanic Linguistics.

Anderssen, Merete & Marit Westergaard. Forthcoming. Word Order Variation in Heritage Language: Subject Shift and Object Shift in Norwegian. Lost in Transmission [Studies in Bilingualism]. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Westergaard, Marit & Tanja Kupisch. Submitted. Stable and vulnerable domains in Germanic Heritage Languages. Blackwell Handbook of Germanic Languages.

Westergaard, Marit, Terje Lohndal & Artemis Alexiadou. 2019. The asymmetric nature of V2: Evidence from lerner languages. In Ken R. Christensen, Henrik Jørgensen & Johanna L. Wood (eds.), The sign of the V: Papers in honour of Sten Vikner, pp. 709-733. School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University. ISBN 9788791134050. OPEN ACCESS here.

Westergaard, Marit & Terje Lohndal. 2019. Verb second word order in Norwegian heritage language: Syntax and pragmatics. In David Lightfoot & Jon Haven­hill (eds.), Variable properties in language: Their nature and acquisition, 91-102. Washing­ton, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Lohndal, Terje, Jason Rothman, Tanja Kupisch & Marit Westergaard. 2019. Heritage language acquisition: What it reveals and why it is important for formal linguistic theories. Language and Linguistics Compass. Available here.

Mitrofanova, Natalia, Yulia Rodina, Olga Urek & Marit Westergaard. 2018. Bilinguals’ sensitivity to grammatical gender cues in Russian: the role of cumulative input, proficiency, and dominance. Frontiers in Psychology. Available here.

Anderssen, Merete & Kristine Bentzen. 2018. Different outcomes in the acquisition of residual V2 and do-support in three Norwegian-English bilinguals: Cross-linguistic influence, dominance and structural ambiguity. Frontiers in Psychology. Available here.

Anderssen, Merete, Björn Lundquist & Marit Westergaard. 2018. Cross-linguistic similarities and differences in bilingual acquisition and attrition: Possessives and double definiteness in Norwegian heritage language. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 21:4, 748-764. Available here.

Lundquist, Bjørn & Øystein A. Vangsnes. 2018. Language separation in bidialectal speakers: Evidence from eye tracking. Frontiers in Psychology. Available here.

Rothman, Jason, Fatih Bayram, Tanja Kupisch, Terje Lohndal & Marit Westergaard. 2018. Generative Approaches to Second Language (L2) Acquisition and Advanced L2 Proficiency. In A. Benati & P. Malovrh (eds.), The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition, pp. 72-93. New York: Blackwell/Wiley.

Alexiadou, Artemis & Terje Lohndal. 2018. V3 in Germanic: A comparison of urban vernaculars and heritage languages. Linguistische Berichte Sonderheft 25: 245-264.

 

Masters theses

Brattsti, Fredrick. 2019. The acquisition of word order in yes/no and wh-questions: A case study of an unbalanced bilingual. UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Geiß, Miriam. 2018. Genuszuweisung im Deutschen durch deutsch-russisch bilinguale Kinder. Masters thesis, Universität Konstanz. Available here.

Walla, Dianna. 2017. Code mixing in early bilingual acquisition: dominance, language modes, and discourse strategies: A case study of bilingual acquisition of Norwegian and English. Masters thesis, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Available here.

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