Language - Volume 93, Number 4 (December 2017)

Integrating sound symbolism with core grammar: The case of expressive palatalization

John Alderete & Alexei Kochetov

pp. 731-766, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0056

Backgrounded agents in Catalan Sign Language (LSC): Passives, middles, or impersonals?

Gemma Barberà & Patricia Cabredo Hofherr

pp. 767-798, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0057

NP recursion over time: Evidence from Indo-European

Manuel Widmer, Sandra Auderset, Johanna Nichols, Paul Widmer, & Balthasar Bickel

pp. 799-826, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0058

The multifunctionality of ‘possible’ modal adverbs: A comparative look

Daisuke Suzuki & Takashi Fujiwara

pp. 827-841, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0059

Result verbs, scalar change, and the typology of motion verbs

John Beavers & Andrew Koontz-Garboden

pp. 842-876, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0060

Case assignment and argument realization in nominals

Anastasia Smirnova & Ray Jackendoff

pp. 877-911, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0061


Language vitality: The weak theoretical underpinnings of what can be an exciting research area

Salikoko S. Mufwene

pp. e202-e223, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0065

On how and why languages become endangered: Reply to Mufwene

Lyle Campbell

pp. e224-e233, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0066

The vitality or endangerment of some nonindigenous languages: A response to Mufwene

Nala H. Lee

pp. e234-e242, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0067

Language vitality: Theorizing language loss, shift, and reclamation (Response to Mufwene)

Claire Bowern

pp. e243-e253, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0068

The vitality and diversity of multilingual repertoires: Commentary on Mufwene

Pierpaolo Di Carlo & Jeff Good

pp. e254-e262, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0069

How far can the language ecology metaphor take us? : A Pacific perspective on language vitality (Response to Mufwene)

Fiona Willans & Anthony Jukes

pp. e263-e274, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0070

African(ist) perspectives on vitality: Fluidity, small speaker numbers, and adaptive multilingualism make vibrant ecologies (Response to Mufwene)

Friederike Lüpke

pp. e275-e279, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0071

Understanding language vitality and reclamation as resilience: A framework for language endangerment and ‘loss’ (Commentary on Mufwene)

Colleen M. Fitzgerald

pp. e280-e297, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0072

On the role of agency, marginalization, multilingualism, and language policy in maintaining language vitality: Commentary on Mufwene

Marlyse Baptista

pp. e298-e305, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0073

It’s still worth theorizing on LEL, despite the heterogeneity and complexity of the processes (Response to commentators)

Salikoko S. Mufwene

pp. e306-e316, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0074

Phonological Analysis

Phonological conditions on variable adjective and noun word order in Tagalog

Stephanie S. Shih & Kie Zuraw

pp. e317-e352, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0075

All dissimilation is computationally subsequential

Amanda Payne

pp. e353-e371, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0076

Teaching Linguistics: Textbook Reviews

What the F: What swearing reveals about our language, our brains, and ourselves by Benjamin K. Bergen (review)

Laura W. McGarrity

pp. e372-e374, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0077

Phonological acquisition: Child language and constraint-based grammar by Anne-Michelle Tessier (review)

John Archibald

pp. e375-e377, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0078


The making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Peter Gilliver (review)

R. W. McConchie

pp. 912-914, DOI: 10.1353/lan.2017.0062