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|Selected Publications:||‘Pragmatic relevance as cause for syntactic change: the emergence of the prepositional complementizer in Romance', in Historical Linguistics 2001, ed. by Barry Blake and Kate Burridge (Amsterdam: J.Benjamins, 2003), pp. 377-89.
'Vowel Centralization in Romanian Verbs of Slavic Origin: deliberate exploitation of an indigenous sound change?', in Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2003, ed. by Haike Jacobs and Twan Geerts. (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2005), pp. 378-94.
‘What causes adverbial infinitives to spread? Evidence from Romance', Language Sciences, 29 (2007), 512-37.
Prepositional infinitives in Romance. A usage-based approach to syntactic change, (Berne/Oxford: Peter Lang, forthcoming 2007)
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Prepositional Infinitives in Romance
|Courses Taught:||Language Contact
The Romance Languages
The Varieties of Modern Spanish
Historical Linguistics: Ernst, Gleßgen, Schmitt & Schweickard, eds.(2003)
(LL Issue 15.2201)
Syntax/Ling Theories: Knauer & Bellosta von Colbe (2005) (LL Issue 17.383)
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