Academic publications (2003–2011)


2005 Variable grammars: Verbal agreement in northern dialects of English. Tübingen: Niemeyer.
2009 English in Ireland: Grammar in language contact. Post-doctoral thesis, Uni­versity of Hamburg

Peer-Reviewed Papers

2007 Nominative subjects of non-finite constructions in Hiberno-English. In: Jochen Rehbein, Christiane Hohenstein, Lukas Pietsch (eds.), Connectivity in grammar and discourse. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 165–184.
2008 Prepositional aspect constructions in Hiberno-English. In: Peter Siemund, Noemi Kintana (eds.), Language contact and contact languages. Amsterdam: Ben­jamins. 213–236.
2009 Hiberno-English medial-object perfects reconsidered: A case of contact-in­duced grammaticalisation. Studies in Language 33: 528-568.

Other papers

2005 “Some do and some doesn’t”: Verbal concord variation in the north of the Brit­ish Isles. In: Bernd Kortmann, Tanja Herrmann, Lukas Pietsch, Susanne Wagn­er (eds.), A comparative grammar of English dialects: Agreement, gender, relat­ive clauses. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 125–210.
2006 The conditioning of verbal concord variation in English dialects. In: Maurice Vliegen (ed.), Variation in Sprachtheorie und Spracherwerb: Akten des 39. Linguistischen Kolloquiums, Amsterdam, 25.–27. August 2004. Frankfurt: Lang. 245–254.
2008 (with Peter Siemund:) Contact-induced change and linguistic universals: The case of Irish English. In: Klaus Stierstorfer et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Anglistentag 2007, Münster. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag. 369–381.
2010 What has changed in Hiberno-English: Constructions and their role in contact-induced change. Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 63: 118–145.
2011 (with Peter Siemund, Julia Davydova, Michaela Hilbert:) Comparing varieties of English: Problems and perspectives. In: Peter Siemund (ed.), Linguistic universals and language variation. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 291–326
2011 Verbal concord. In: Raymond Hickey (ed.), Areal features of the anglophone world. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Edited Works

2005 (with Bernd Kortmann, Tanja Herrmann, Susanne Wagner:) A comparative grammar of English dialects: Agreement, gender, relative clauses. (Topics in Eng­lish Linguistics, 50.1.) Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
2007 (with Jochen Rehbein, Christiane Hohenstein:) Connectivity in grammar and discourse. (Hamburg Studies on Multilingualism, 5.) Amsterdam: Benjamins.

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