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Name: Nynke K.  de Haas (IPA: niŋkə də ha:s)
Institution: Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
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Homepage: http://www.ru.nl/engels/dehaas
State and/or Country: Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: de Haas, Nynke (in preparation). ‘The Northern Subject Rule in early Middle English and after: variation and diffusion of morphosyntactic conditions’.

de Haas, Nynke and Ans van Kemenade (in preparation). ‘Dialect syntax and the rise of the Northern Subject Rule’.

van Kemenade, Ans and Nynke de Haas, eds. (2012). Historical Linguistics 2009: Selected papers from the 19th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Nijmegen, 10-14 August 2009. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

de Haas, Nynke K. (2011). Morphosyntactic variation in Northern English: the Northern Subject Rule, its origins and early history. Dissertation. Utrecht: LOT.

de Haas, Nynke (2008). ‘The origins of the Northern Subject Rule’. In Marina Dossena, Richard Dury and Maurizio Gotti, eds., English historical linguistics 2006. Volume III: Geo-historical variation in English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

de Haas, Nynke (2005). ‘Dialect variation and language contact: the influence of Old Norse on medieval English’. In Erik Kooper, ed. Current research in Dutch universities and polytechnics on Old English, Middle English and historical linguistics. Papers read at the twenty-sixth research symposium held in Utrecht on 17 December 2004. 7-19.
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