Publications

Heim, J. & M. Wiltschko. (submitted). The complexity of speech acts. Evidence from speech act modifiers. In: Proceedings of Meaning, Context Cognition. 20-22 April 2017, University of Łódź.

Wiltschko, M. 2016. Response markers as a window into linguistic modularity. ms. UBC.

Heim, J;  H. Keupdjio; Z Lam; A. Osa Gomez; S. Thoma & M. Wiltschko. 2016. Intonation and Particles as Speech Act Modifiers: A Syntactic Analysis. Studies in Chinese Linguistics, Volume 37, Number 2, 109-129.

Yang, Y. & M. Wiltschko. 2016. The confirmational marker ha in Northern Mandarin.  Journal of Pragmatics, Volume 104, 67-82.

Wiltschko, M. in press. Response particles beyond answering. to appear in Bailey, L. and M. Sheehan (eds.) Order and Structure in Syntax. Language Science Press

M. Wiltschko. in press.  Ergative constellations in the structure of speech acts. In: Coon, J.; D. Massam; and L. Travis (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of ergativity. OUP.

M. Wiltschko & J. Heim.2016. The syntax of confirmationals. A neo-performative analysis. In: Gunther Kaltenböck, Evelien Keizer and Arne Lohmann (eds.) Outside the Clause. Form and function of extra-clausal constituent. John Benjamins. 303-340.

Keupdjio, H. & M. Wiltschko, 2016. Polar questions in Bamileke Bantu. ms. UBC

Heim, J. 2016. The distribution of the intersubjective particle gell. ms. UBC.

J. Heim. 2015. Expertise and Common Ground: An Experimental Investigation of Swabian gell. ms. UBC

S. Burton & M. Wiltschko 2015. The eh vs. geu problem. In Shortschrift for Alan Prince.

Z. Lam. 2014. A complex ForceP for speaker- and addressee-oriented discourse particles in Cantonese. Studies in Chinese Linguistics (Volume 35).

J. Heim, H. Keupdjio, Z. Lam, A. Osa Gomez & M. Wiltschko. 2014. How to do things with particles. Proceedings of CLA 2014

Sonja Thoma 2014. Bavarian discourse particles- at the syntax pragmatics interface. Proceedings of NWLC 2013.

Sonja Thoma 2009. To p or to ¬p-. The Bavarian Particle fei as Polarity Discourse Particle. Sprache und Datenverarbeitung-      International Journal for Language Data Processing.

Talks

Xiaodong (Merlin) Yang & Martina Wiltschko. 2016. The confirmational marker ha in Northern Mandarin. CLA, May 2016

Wiltschko Martina (joint work with Violet Birdstone) 2016. Conversational Sentences in Ktunaxa. WSCLA UQAM, April 2016

Wiltschko Martina. 2016.  What particle syntax can teach us about the particularities of syntax. paper presented at the Workshop on variation in the relation between internal and external syntax. Utrecht, February 2016.

Keupdjio, Hermann & Martina Wiltschko. 2016 Two strategies for deriving negatively biased questions in Bamileke Medumbapaper presented at Questions, Answers and Negation. Berlin, January 2016

Martina Wiltschko & Alex d’Arcy: Deriving variation in function. A case study of Canadian ‘eh’ and its kin. NWAV 44, University of Toronto (October 2015)

Keupdjio, Hermann & Martina Wiltschko. 2015 “I have a reason to believe”: The syntax of the discourse marker kʉ̀lá and beyond in Bamileke Medumba. WOCAL 8 (August 2015)

Martina Wiltschko: The (not so) silent syntax of speech acts. A comparative approach. Talk given at Camcos 2015, Cambridge, UK

Martina Wiltschko, Johannes Heim, Hermann Keupdjio, Adriana Osa-Gómez Del Campo and Sonja Thoma (UBC). Left of the left periphery: The syntax of discourse markers. WCCFL 2015, SFU, Vancouver. 

Martina Wiltschko & Johannes Heim (2015) Requesting confirmation with intonation and sentence-peripheral discourse markers. Paper presented at 37. Jahrestagung der DGfS – AG 6.  University of Leipzig. March 2015.

Martina Wiltschko & Johannes Heim (2014) The syntax of sentence peripheral discourse markers. A neo-performative analysis. Paper presented at Outside the clause: Form and function of Extra-clausal constituents. University of Vienna. July 2014. 

Johannes Heim, Hermann Keupdjio, Zoe Wai-Man Lam, Adriana Osa-Gómez and Martina Wiltschko (2014). How to do things with particles. Paper presented at the Canadian Linguistic Association (CLA).

Z. Lam. 2014. A unified account for biased and non-biased questions in Cantonese. Paper presented at Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics 2, University of Chicago, IL. lam 2014

M. Wiltschko 2014. The syntax of speech acts. Evidence from Confirmationals. University of Rochester (January 2014)

M. Wiltschko 2014. Discourse particles in the outer field. A syntactic(ians) approach. Berlin, Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, (November 2013)

Z. Lam, S. Thoma & M. Wiltschko 2013 Thinking about you. , talk presented at the Workshop on Interfaces at the Left Periphery, LSA workshop, (July 2013) (Lam_Thoma_Wiltschko)

Z. Lam, S. Thoma & M. Wiltschko 2013 The syntax of Grounding,  poster presented at the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Victoria, June 2013

M. Wiltschko &  S. Burton 2013 Canadian eh? from a cross-linguistic perspective: Towards a formal typology of confirmationals. University of Victoria (February 2013)

M. Wiltschko, S. Burton & S. Thoma 2012 A unified analysis for Canadian ‘eh?’.  Talk presented at the Canadian Linguistic Association, University of Waterloo, May 2012

Syntax of Speech Acts Project at UBC Linguistics