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Don Winford
Professor, Linguistics

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Recent Publications

  • 2013. "On the unity of contact phenomena: the case for imposition." To appear in "In and out of Africa: Languages in question. A Festschrift for Robert Nicolai", ed. by Carole de Fe'ral. Louvain: Peeters. [PDF]

  • 2013. Substrate influence and universals in the emergence of contact Englishes: Re- evaluating the evidence. In D. Schreier & M. Hundt (eds.), English as a contact language, pp. 222-241. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [PDF]

  • 2013. "Social factors in Contact languages." In Yaron Matris and Peter Bakker, eds, Handbook of Contact Languages, pp. 369-425. Field of Linguistics series. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [PDF]

  • 2012. “Creole Languages.” In Robert Binnick (ed). The Oxford Handbook of Tense and Aspect, pp. 428-457. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • 2012. “Pidgins and creoles in the history of English.” In Terttu Nevalainen and Elizabeth Closs Traugott (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of the History of English, pp. 592-601. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • 2011. "Sranan". In: Kortmann, Bernd and Kerstin Lunkenheimer (eds.), The Electronic World Atlas of Variation in English: Grammar. München/Berlin: Max Planck Digital Library in cooperation with Mouton de Gruyter.

  • 2010. “Contact and borrowing.” In Raymond Hickey (ed.) Handbook of Language Contact, 170-187. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • 2010. “Revisiting Variation between sa and o in Sranan. In Lars Hinrichs & Joseph Farquharson (eds). Variation in the Caribbean: From creole continua to individual agency, 13-38. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  • 2010. Winford, Donald & Ingo Plag. "Sranan Tongo language structure subdatabase." In: Michaelis, Susanne & Maurer, Philippe & Haspelmath, Martin & Huber, Magnus (eds.), Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures Online. Munich: Max Planck Digital Library. (Available at http://apics-online.info/feature/)

  • 2010. Riha, Helen, Brian Joseph and Donald Winford. "Forums with Experts as a Way to Teach Sociolinguistics Online," American Speech.

  • 2009. "The interplay of "universals" and contact-induced change in the emergence of New Englishes." In Vernacular universals and language contacts: Evidence from varieties of English and beyond, ed. by Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola and Heli Paulasto, pp. 206-230. London: Routledge. [PDF]

  • 2009. (with Bettina Migge) . "The origin and development of possibility in the Surinamese creoles." In Gradual Creolization: Studies celebrating Jacques Arends, CLL 34, ed. by Rachel Selbach, Hugo C. Cardoso & Margot van den Berg, 129-153. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [PDF]

  • 2009. "On the unity of contact phenomena: the case of borrowing." In Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Code-switching, ed. by Kees De Bot, Ludmila Isurin and Donald Winford, pp 279-305. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  • 2008. (with Bettina Migge) "Surinamese Creoles: Morphology and syntax". In Varieties of English 2: The Americas and the Caribbean, ed. by Edgar W. Schneider, 693-731. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

  • 2008. "English in the Caribbean" In Michael Matto and Haruko Momma (eds). A Companion to the History of the English language, 413-423. Oxford: Blackwell.

  • 2008. "Processes of creolization and related contact-induced change". Journal of Language Contact (JLC) Second Thema Issue, 2008. [PDF]

  • 2008. Atlantic Creole Syntax. In Handbook of Pidgin and Creole Languages, ed, by Silvia Kouwenberg and John Singler,

  • 2007. "Some issues in the study of language contact." Journal of Language Contact (JLC) First Thema Issue: Language Contact: Framing its Theories and Descriptions, 2007. Download from the following website: http://cgi.server.uni-frankfurt.de/fb09/ifas/jlccms/repository/thema-i/index_en.html

  • 2007. (with Bettina Migge). "The influence of Gbe languages on the tense/aspect systems of the Surinamese creoles". In B. Migge and N. Smith (eds.). Transatlantic Sprachbund? Special issue of the Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, Vol. 22:1, 2007.

  • 2007. (with Bettina Migge). "Substrate influence on the emergence of the TMA systems of the Surinamese creoles". In: Migge, Bettina and Norval Smith (eds.), Substrate Influence in Creole Formation. Special Issue of Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 22:1, pp. 73-99. [PDF]

  • 2007. Language Contact in Amazonia and Australia. Review Article. Language 83.

  • 2005. Contact-induced change: Classification and Processes. Diachronica 22:2, 373-427. [PDF]

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