Publications

PUBLICATIONS – MiMS project

Kupisch, Tanja, Nadine Kolb, Yulia Rodina & Olga Urek 2021. Foreign Accent in Pre- and Primary School Heritage Bilinguals. Languages 6(2): 96, 1-19. OPEN ACCESS here .

Westergaard, Marit. 2021. L3 acquisition and crosslinguistic influence as co-activation. Response to commentaries on the keynote “Microvariation in multilingual situations: The importance of property-by-property acquisition.” Second Language Research. OPEN ACCESS here.

Westergaard, Marit, Natalia Mitrofanova, Yulia Rodina & Roumyana Slabakova. Submitted. Full Transfer Potential in L3/Ln acquisition: Crosslinguistic influence as a property-by-property process. The Cambridge Handbook of Third Language Acquisition and Processing. DRAFT available here.

Mitrofanova, Natalia, Serge Minor, Irina Sekerina, Natalia Gagarina, Antje Sauermann & Marit Westergaard. Submitted. Processing of grammatical case in Russian and German by monolingual and bilingual preschoolers: A Visual World eye-tracking study.

Klassen, Rachel, Nadine Kolb, Holger Hopp & Marit Westergaard. Submitted. The interaction between syntactic and lexical gender congruency in L1 Spanish-L2 German speakers.

Westergaard, Marit. 2021. The plausibility of wholesale transfer in L3 acquisition. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism.

Kolb, Nadine, Natalia Mitrofanova & Marit Westergaard. Accepted. Cross-linguistic Influence in Child L3 English: An Empirical Study on Russian-German Heritage Bilinguals. International Journal of Bilingualism.

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

Urek, Olga. Submitted. Categorization of ambiguously cued novel nouns: evidence from grammatical gender assignment in Russian.

Klassen, Rachel, Björn Lundquist & Marit Westergaard. Submitted. L1 grammatical gender variation through the representation in the lexicon.

Urek, Olga, Terje Lohndal & Marit Westergaard. Forthcoming. En splyv eller et splyv? Tilordning av grammatisk genus til nonord-substantiv i norsk. Norsk lingvistisk tidsskrift.

Lundquist, Björn, Rachel Klassen & Marit Westergaard. Forthcoming. Dynamikken i en språkendringsprosess: Bortfall av hunkjønnsformer i norsk. Norsk lingvistisk tidsskrift.

Westergaard, Marit, Terje Lohndal & Björn Lundquist. 2021. Variable V2 in Norwegian Heritage Language: An effect of crosslinguistic influence? Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. Available here

Kupisch, Tanja, Natalia Mitrofanova & Marit Westergaard. 2021. The role of phonological vs. natural gender cues in the acquisition of German by simultaneous and sequential bilinguals (German-Russian). Journal of Child Language. OPEN ACCESS here.

Jensen, Isabel Nadine, Natalia Mitrofanova, Merete Anderssen, Yulia Rodina, Roumyana Slabakova & Marit Westergaard. Accepted. Crosslinguistic influence in L3 acquisition across linguistic modules. International Journal of Multilingualism.

Kupisch, Tanja, Natalia Mitrofanova & Marit Westergaard. Submitted. Sensitivity to cues for gender assignment in German: An experimental study of mono- and bilingual children. Experiments with real and nonce words.

Sigri∂ur Björnsdóttir, Terje Lohndal & Marit Westergaard. 2020. The effect of attrition on grammatical gender. Evidence from North American Icelandic. Heritage Language Journal.

Westergaard, Marit & Tanja Kupisch. 2020. Stable and vulnerable domains in Germanic Heritage Languages. In Kristin Hagen, Arnstin Hjelde, Katrine Stjernholm & Øystein Vangsnes (eds.), Bauta: Janne Bondi Johannessen in memoriam. Oslo Studies in Language 11(2). OPEN ACCESS here.

Lundquist, Björn, Merete Anderssen, Terje Lohndal & Marit Westergaard. 2020. Variation across individuals and domains in Norwegian heritage language. In Kristin Hagen, Arnstin Hjelde, Katrine Stjernholm & Øystein Vangsnes (eds.), Bauta: Janne Bondi Johannessen in memoriam. Oslo Studies in Language 11(2). OPEN ACCESS here.

Rodina, Yulia & Marit Westergaard. 2021. Grammatical gender and declension class in language change: A study of the loss of feminine gender in Norwegian. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 33(3): 235-263. Available here.

Lohndal, Terje & Marit Westergaard. 2021. Grammatical gender: Acquisition, attrition, and change. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 33(1): 95-121.

Rodina, Yulia, Tanja Kupisch, Natalia Meir, Natalia Mitrofanova, Olga Urek & Marit Westergaard. 2020. Internal and External Factors in Heritage Language Acquisition: Evidence from Heritage Russian in Israel, Germany, Norway, Latvia and the UK. Frontiers in Education. OPEN ACCESS here.

Anderssen, Merete & Marit Westergaard. 2020. Word Order Variation in Heritage Language: Subject Shift and Object Shift in Norwegian. In Bernhard Brehmer & Jeanine Treffers-Daller  Lost in Transmission: The role of attrition and input in heritage language development, 100-124. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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.

Westergaard, Marit, Terje Lohndal & Artemis Alexiadou. 2019. The asymmetric nature of V2: Evidence from learner 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.

 

Master’s theses

Alexandra Bogoiavlenskaia. 2021. The role of input factors in the development of verbal aspect in Heritage Russian: A case study of narratives produced by bilingual children aged 5-7. MA Thesis. Institute of Linguistics, Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

Jensberg, Helene. 2020. «Dem ikke know at det er en prinsesse»: En casestudie av et norsk/engelsk tospråklig barn. UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

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. 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. UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Available here.

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