Nancy Hedberg:  Publications and Presentations

 

Color Coding for Publication and Presentation Subject Areas:

General or overlapping areas

Intonation and Meaning , Music

Form of Referring Expression

Clefts and Pseudoclefts, Copular Sentences

Complements and Adjuncts, Experimental Syntax, Syntax

Kaqchikel Mayan

 

Hedberg, Nancy, Jeanette K. Gundel, and Kaja Borthen. Forthcoming. On Different Senses of ‘Referential’. To appear in The Oxford Handbook on Reference, edited by Jeanette K. Gundel and Barbara Abbott. Oxford University Press. Prepublication version (pdf).

Chang, Daniel, Nancy Hedberg, and Yue Wang. 2016.  Effects of Musical and Linguistic Experience on Categorization of Lexical and Melodic Tones. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America 139. 2432-2447. (pdf).

Gundel, Jeanette K. and Nancy Hedberg. 2016. "Reference and Cognitive Status: Implicature and Typology." Ferrnandez-Vest, M. M. Jocelyne and Robert D. Van Valin, Jr., eds. Information Structure and Spoken Language in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Mouton de Gruyter. 33-53. Prepublication version (pdf).

Hedberg Nancy, Juan M. Sosa and Emrah Görgülü. Forthcoming. The Meaning of Intonation in Yes-No Questions in American English: A Corpus Study. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. Published on-line June 2014. Pre-publication version (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy and Noureddine Elouazizi. 2015. Epistemic Parenthetical Verb Phrases: C-Command, Semantic Scope and Prosodic Phrasing. In Schneider, Stefan, Julie Glikman, and Mathieu Avanzi (eds.) Parenthetical Verbs. Berlin/Munich/Boston: Walter de Gruyter GmbH. 225-256. Pre-publication version (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy and Patricia Schneider-Zioga. 2015. “Predication, Specification and Information Structure in Kinande” Poster presented at Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW 38), April 15-18, 2015. Paris, France. Poster.

Schneider-Zioga, Patricia and Nancy Hedberg. 2015. “Predication and Specification in Kinande”. Poster presented at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 33). March 27-29, 2015, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.

Hedberg, Nancy 2015. “Non-canonical Question Intonation in English.” Invited talk for Workshop on the Prosody and Meaning of (Non-)Canonical Question Intonation Across Languages.” The 37th Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwisssenschaft (DGIS), University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, March 4-6, 2015.  Slides.

Elouazizi, Noureddine and Nancy Hedberg. 2014. “Subjects and the Structural Licensing of Parenthetical Verb Phrases in Moroccan Arabic”.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, University of Chicago, April 10-12, 2014.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2014. Applying the Givenness Hierarchy Framework: Methodological Issues. Proceedings of Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on the Information Structures of Austronesian Languages. Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. Paper.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2013. Review of Introduction to Pragmatics by Betty J. Birner. Language 89. 953-957

Elouazizi, Noureddine, Maite Taboada and Nancy Hedberg. 2013. “Ostensive demonstratives in multimodal contexts.” Paper presented at the International Congress of Linguists (ICL19). Geneva, Switzerland, July 21-27, 2013.

Han, Chung-hye, Mathieu Dovan, Noureddine Elouazizi, Nancy Hedberg, Meghan Jeffrey, Kyeongmin Kim, and Keir Moulton. 2013,  “A self-paced reading study of resumptive relative clauses in English.” Paper presented at the Canadian Linguistics Association meeting, University of Victoria, June 1-3, 2013.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2013. "Multiple Focus and Cleft Sentences." In Hartmann, Katharina and Tonjes Veenstra, eds. Cleft Structures. John Benjamins, Linguistik Aktuell series. Paper (pdf).

Han, Chung-hye, Noureddine Elouazizi, Christina Galeano, Emrah Görgülü, Nancy Hedberg, Jennifer Hinnell, Meghan Jeffrey, Kyeongmin Kim and Susannah Kirby. 2012. "Processing Strategies and Resumptive Pronouns in English." Proceedings of WCCFL 30.  New York: Cascadilla Press. Paper.

Elouazizi, Noureddine and Nancy Hedberg. 2012. “A derivational analysis of the syntax of parenthetical verb phrases in English.” Paper presented at the 2012 Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association, May 26-28, 2012.  Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Hedberg, Nancy and Noureddine Elouazizi. 2012. “Epistemic Parenthetical Verbs and Association with Focus”. Paper presented at “Parenthetical Verbs: Hypotoxis, Parataxis or Parenthesis?” Université Ouest Nanterre, Paris. May 23-25, 2012.

Han, Chung-hye, Susannah Kirby, Marina Dykanova, Noureddine Elouazizi, Christina Galeano, Emrah Görgülü, Nancy Hedberg, Jennifer Hinnell, Meghan Jeffrey, and Kyeongmin Kim. 2012. "Processing Strategies and Resumptive Pronouns in English." Poster presented at the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (WCCFL 30). University of California Santa Cruz, April 13-15,  2012. Poster.

Gundel, Jeanette K., Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 2012 “Underpecification of Cognitive Status in Reference Production: Some Empirical Predictions”. Topics in Cognitive Science. 4(2).  249-268. Issue on the Production of referring expressions: Bridging the gap between computational and empirical approaches. Manuscript (pdf).

Han, Chung-hye, Susannah Kirby, Marina Dykanova, Noureddine Elouazizi, Christina Galeano, Emrah Görgülü, Nancy Hedberg, Jennifer Hinnell, Meghan Jeffrey, and Kyeongmin Kim. 2012. “Subject-Object Asymmetry in English Resumption.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, Oregon, January 5-8, 2012.

Hedberg, Nancy and Juan M. Sosa.. 2011. " A Unified Account of the Meaning of English Questions with Non-Canonical Intonation". Paper presented at the International Seminar on Prosodic Interfaces, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, November 25-27, 2011. Paper.

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa and Emrah Görgülü. 2011.”On the Meaning of Non-Canonical Question Intonation”. Poster presented at Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody 2, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, September 23-25, 2011. Poster (pdf)

Hedberg, Nancy and Juan M. Sosa. 2011. “The Phonetics of Final Pitch Accents in American English Polar Questions.” Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, August 17-21, 2011. Paper (pdf).

Gundel, Jeanette K., Nancy Hedberg, and Ron Zacharski. 2011. “Underspecification of Cognitive Status in Reference Production: the Grammar-Pragmatics Interface”, Pre-Cog Sci 2011 Workshop, “Bridging the Gap between Computational, Empirical and Theoretical Approaches to Reference.” Boston, Massachusetts, July 20, 2011. Jeanette Gundel, invited speaker. Proceedings of the Annual Cognitive Science Society Meeting. . Paper (pdf).      

Hedberg, Nancy and David Potter. 2010.  Equative and Predicational Copulas in Thai. Presented at the Berkeley Linguistics Society. BLS 36, University of California at Berkeley, Feb. 6-7, 2010. To be published in BLS Proceedings.  Abstract  Paper.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2010.  Review of Laurel Brinton. Comment Clauses. World Englishes 29(3). 442-445.  Review (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa, Emrah Görgülü and Morgan Mameni.  2010.  Prosody and Pragmatics of Wh-Interrogatives.  Proceedings of the 2010 Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association.  Paper.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2010. Centering and Noun Phrase Realization in Kaqchikel Mayan. Journal of Pragmatics 42(7). 1829-1841. Special Issue on Reference, edited by Thorstein Fretheim, Kaja Borthen and Heidi Brøseth.  Paper (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy and Morgan Mameni. 2010. The Semantic Function of Rising Wh-Questions. MOSAIC 2010. Meeting of Semanticists Active in Canada. June 1, 2010, McGill University, Montrreal, Quebec.  Handout.

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa, Emrah Görgülü and Morgan Mameni.  2010.  Prosody and Pragmatics of Wh-Interrogatives. P:oster presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistic Association,, Concordia University, Montreal, Québec, May 29-31, 2010.  Poster (pdf) 

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa, Emrah Görgülü, and Morgan Mameni. 2010.  The Prosody and Meaning of Wh-Questions in American English. Poster presented at Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, Illinois. May 11-14, 2010.  Paper (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy, Emrah Görgülü, and Morgan Mameni. 2009. On Definiteness and Specificity in Turkish and Persian. Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association.  Paper (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy and Richard C. DeArmond.. 2009. On Complements and Adjuncts.  Snippets 19. 11-12.  Long version  (pdf)

Hedberg, Nancy, Emrah Görgülü and Morgan Mameni. 2009. More on Specificity and Definiteness in English, Turkish and Persian.  Paper presented at MOSAIC (Meeting of Semanticists Active in Canada), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontatior, May 26, 2009. (slides)

Hedberg, Nancy, Emrah Görgülü, and Morgan Mameni. 2009.  Specificity and Definiteness: Evidence from Turkish and Persian. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 23-25, 2009. (slides)

Hedberg, Nancy. 2008. Approaching Clefts:  Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics. Paper presented at the Workshop on Clefts, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS). Berlin, Germany, Nov. 28-29, 2008.  (Handout).

Han, Chung-hye and Nancy Hedberg . 2008.  Syntax and Semantics of It-Clefts: a Tree-Adjoining Grammar Analysis. Journal of Semantics 25. 345-380 . Pdf

Han, Chung-hye and Nancy Hedberg. 2008. Continuous Discontinuity in It-Clefts. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Linguistics Association. Vancouver: University of British Columbia, May 31-June 2, 2008. .  Powerpoint Slide

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa, and Emrah Görgülü. 2008. Early and Late Nuclei in Yes-No Questions: Tails or High Rises?  Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2008, Campinas, Brazil, May 2008. Paper (pdf).

Sosa, Juan M. and Nancy Hedberg. 2008. Semántica y Entonación de las Preguntas Absolutas del Ingles.  ("Semantics and Intonation of Yes-No Questions in English"). Paper presented at the XX Jornadas Lingüisticas de La Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de la América Latina (ALFAL), Caracas, Venezuela, March 6-9, 2008.

Hedberg, Nancy and Malcah Yaeger-Dror. 2008. The Effect of Informational and Interactive Factors on the Prosodic Prominence of Negation. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 3-6. Slides (pdf)

Gundel, Jeanette K. and Nancy Hedberg (eds.) 2008. Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press. New Directions in Cognitive Science series.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2007. Centering and Zero Pronouns in Kaqchikel Mayan. Paper presented as part of panel on Reference. 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, July 8-14.  Handout.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2007. Yes-No Questions, Information Structure and Prosody. Paper presented at the LIPP Symposium on Clause Syntax, Information Structures, and Discourse Pragmatics, Munich, Germany, June 21-22,  Handout.

Hedberg, Nancy and Ron Zacharski (eds.). 2007. The Grammar-Pragmatics Interface: Essays in Honor of Jeanette K. Gundel. Amsterdam/Philadelphia:  John Benjamins. Pragmatics & Beyond New Series.  345 pp.

Hedberg, Nancy and Lorna Fadden. 2007.  The Information Structure of It-clefts, Wh-clefts and Reverse Wh-clefts in English.  In Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski (eds.),The Grammar-Pragmatics Interface: Essays in Honor of Jeanette K. Gundel. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, pp. 49-76. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy, Jeanette K. Gundel, and Ron Zacharski. 2007.  Directly and Indirectly Anaphoric Demonstrative and Personal Pronouns in Newspaper Articles. Proceedings of DAARC 2007 (the Sixth Discourse Anaphora and Anaphora Resolution Colloquium, Lagos, Portugal. March 29-30, 2007, pp. 31-36.  Paper (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy and Juan M. Sosa.  2007. The Prosody of Topic and Focus in Spontaneous English Dialogue. In Chungmin Lee, Mathew Gordon, and Daniel Buring, (eds.), Topic and Focus: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on Meaning and Intonation. Dordrecht:  Springer. 101-120 .Pre-final version (pdf)

Han, Chung-hye and Nancy Hedberg. 2006. A Tree-Adjoining Grammar Analysis of the Syntax and Semantics of It-Clefts.  Proceedings of TAG+8. Sydney, Australia.  Paper (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa and Lorna Fadden. 2006. "Tonal Constituents and Meanings of Yes-No Questions in American English. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2006, Dresden, Germany. Paper (pdf).

Hedberg, Nancy. 2006.  Topic-Focus Controversies. In Valeria Molnar and Susanne Winkler (eds.), The Architecture of Focus. Mouton de Gruyter. Paper (pdf).

Gundel, Jeanette K., Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 2005.  Pronouns without NP Antecedents:  How do we know when a pronoun is referential.  In Antonio Branco, Tony McEnery and Ruslan Mitkov (eds.). Anaphora Processing: Linguistic, Cognitive and Computational Modelling. John Benjamins. 351-364. Manuscript (pdf).

Gundel, Jeanette K., Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 2004. Demonstrative Pronouns in Natural Discourse. Proceedings of DAARC-2004 (the Fifth Discourse Anaphora and Anaphora Resolution Colloquium), Sao Miguel, Portugal, Sept. 23-24, 2004. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa and Lorna Fadden. 2004. "Meanings and Configurations of Questions in English". Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2004, Nara, Japan. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy, Juan M. Sosa and Lorna Fadden. 2003. "The Intonation of Contradictions in American English." Paper presented at Pragmatics and Prosody. North West Conference on Linguistics, University of Southern Lancashire, Preston, England, Nov. 2003. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy and Juan M. Sosa. 2003. "Pitch Contours in Negative Sentences." Poster presented at the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, Spaina, Aug. 3-9, 2003. Paper (PDF).

Richard DeArmond and Nancy Hedberg. 2003."More Issues on the Argument Structure of Primary Complements." presented at the Canadian Linguistics Society Meeting, Halifax, June 2003.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2002. "Topic-Focus Controversies," presented at the symposium "Informationstruktur - kontrastivt", Lund, Sweden, Dec. 6-8, 2002.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2002. The prosody of contrastive topic and focus in spoken English. Pre-proceedings of the workshop on information structure in context, 14 –52. Stuttgart:  Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung.. Paper (PDF)

Gundel, Jeanette K., Nancy Hedberg, and Ron Zacharski. 2002. "Pronouns Without Explicit Antecedents: How Do We Know When a Pronoun is Referential?," Presented at DAARC-4 (the Fourth Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution Colloquium), Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 18-20, 2002. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy and Richard C. DeArmond. 2002. "On the Argument Structure of Primary Complements." Proceedings of the 2002 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy and Juan M. Sosa. 2002. "The Prosody of Questions in Natural Discourse." Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2002 (the First International Conference on Speech Prosody), Aix-en-Provence, France, 375-378. Paper (PDF)

Gundel, Jeanette K., Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 2001. "Cognitive Status and Definite Descriptions in English: Why Accommodation is Unnecessary." English Language and Linguistics 5. 273-295. Abstract

Hedberg, Nancy and Juan M. Sosa. 2001. "The Prosodic Structure of Topic and Focus in Spontaneous English Dialogue." Topic and Focus: A Workshop on Intonation and Meaning. University of California, Santa Barbara, Linguistic Society of America, Institute of Linguistics.

Sosa, Juan M. and Nancy Hedberg. 2001. "The Prosody of Topic and Focus in Spanish." Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages XXXI, University of Illinois at Chicago, April, 2001.

Hedberg, Nancy. 2000. "The Referential Status of Clefts," Language 76. 891-920. Abstract

DeArmond, Richard and Nancy Hedberg. 2000. "The Configuration of Primary and Secondary Complements."Proceedings of the 2000 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association; University of Ottawa: Cahiers Linguistiques d'Ottawa.

Gundel, Jeanette K., Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 2000. "Status Cognitif et Forme des Anaphoriques Indirects. Verbum 22. 79-102. Abstract. English Version (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy. 2000. "Cakchiquel Reference, Centering Theory and the Givenness Hierarchy." Linguistic Society of America. Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 6-9.

Hedberg, Nancy and Sandra Dueck. 1999. "Cakchiquel Reference and Centering Theory. Proceedings of the Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas, University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics.  59-74. Paper (PDF)

Cakchiquel text on which this paper was based: "El Norte", 1984. Text (PDF)

Related paper: "Discourse Function, Ergativity and Agreement in Cakchiquel Mayan, manuscript, November 1988. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy. 1999. "English it-Clefts and Mandarin shi...de Constructions." Workshop on the Discourse Function of Clefts; Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 1-3. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy. 1999. "Topic-Comment Clefts and Clefted Even/Also Phrases." Proceedings of the 1999 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, University of Ottawa: Cahiers Linguistiques d'Ottawa.

Hedberg, Nancy and Richard DeArmond. 1999. "On Nominal Complements and Adjuncts." Proceedings of the 1999 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, University of Ottawa: Cahiers Linguistiques d'Ottawa.

DeArmond, Richard and Nancy Hedberg. 1998. "On Complements and Adjuncts," in Proceedings of the 1998 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, University of Ottawa: Cahiers Linguistiques d'Ottowa.

Gundel, Jeanette, Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 1997. "Topic-Comment Structure, Syntactic Structure and Prosodic Tune," Workshop on Prosody and Grammar in Interaction, Helsinki, Finland, August 13-15. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy. 1996. "Word Order and Cognitive Status in Mandarin Discourse," in Reference and Referent Accessibility, ed. by Thorstein Fretheim and Jeanette Gundel, Pragmatics and Beyond Series, John Benjamins, 173-192. Paper (PDF)

Hedberg, Nancy and Nathalie Schapansky. 1996. "Pragmatic Functions and Syntactic Positions of Preverbal Noun Phrases: A Comparative Study of Breton and Mayan," International Pragmatics Association Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, July 4-9.

Hedberg, Nancy and Nathalie Schapansky. 1996."A Referentiality Constraint on the Preverbal Position in Breton," Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, San Diego, California, Jan.

Gundel, Jeanette, Nancy Hedberg, and Ron Zacharski. 1995. "Prosodic Tune and Information Structure," in Proceedings of the 1995 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, University of Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, 215-223.

Hedberg, Nancy and Sea-Eun Jhang. 1994. "Clefts and Pseudoclefts in Korean and Mandarin, in Proceedings of the 1994 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, University of Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, 247-256.

Hedberg, Nancy. 1993. "Double Focus It-Clefts," Proceedings of the 1993 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistics Association, University of Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics, 311-322. 

Hedberg, Nancy. 1993. "On the Subject-Predicate Structure of Pseudoclefts," in M. Eid and G. Iverson, eds. Principles and Prediction: The Analysis of Natural Language. Papers in Honor of Jerry Sanders. John Benjamins, 119-134. Paper (PDF)

Gundel, Jeanette, Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 1993. "Cognitive Status and the Form of Referring Expressions in Discourse. Language 69.274-307. Abstract

Hedberg, Nancy. 1992. "Referential Expletives and the Extraposition Analysis of Clefts," in M. Bernstein, ed., Proceedings of the 1992 Eastern States Conference on Linguistics, Cornell University, Linguistics.

Hedberg, Nancy. 1990. Discourse Pragmatics and Cleft Sentences in English. Ph.D dissertation, Universitiy of Minnesota.

Gundel, Jeanette, Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 1990. "Givenness, Implicature and the Form of Referring Expressions in Discourse," in M. Meacham, et al, eds. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: Parasession on the Legacy of Grice, University of California at Berkeley, 442-453.

Gundel, Jeanette, Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 1989. "Givenness, Implicature and Demonstrative Expressions in English Discourse," in R. Graczyk, et al, eds., Papers from the 25th Annual Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society: Parasession on Language in Context, University of Chicago, 89-103.

Hedberg, Nancy. 1988. "The Discourse Function of Cleft Sentences in Spoken English." Linguistic Society of America Meeting, Dec. 1988, New Orleans, Louisiana. Paper.

Gundel, Jeanette, Nancy Hedberg and Ron Zacharski. 1988. "On the Generation and Interpretation of Demonstrative Expressions," in D. Vargha, ed., Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Computational Linguistics, John von Neumann Society for Computing Sciences: Budapest, Hungary, 216-221.  Pdf.