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  1. Camil Staps & Johan Rooryck (2024) Formalizing spatial-causal polysemy of Agent prepositions. Semantics & Pragmatics 17, 4.

  2. Camil Staps & Johan Rooryck (2023) The interpretation of [+distal] in demonstratives and complementizers. Linguistics. 

  3. Pierre Pica, Véronique Izard, Johan Rooryck, Alberto Tonda, Stanislas Dehaene, Elizabeth Spelke & Jairo Saw (2022) Mundurucu terms with arithmetical, geometrical, and spatial content. (Supplementary material for: Izard, Véronique, Pierre Pica & Elizabeth S. Spelke (2022) Visual Foundations of Euclidean Geometry)

  4. Reconsidering inalienable possession with definite determiners in French. (2022) Isogloss 8(1), 1-34. 

  5. with Wilson López López (2022) La coalición S en el contexto del ecosistema de conocimiento científico de América Latina: asimetrías e implicaciones. Comunicação científica aberta, ed. by Eloísa Príncipe & Sigmar de Mello Rode. Rio de Janeiro: Ibict, 229-240.


  6. ‘Recycling’ evidentiality: a research program. (2019) Mapping linguistic data. Essays in honour of Liliane Haegeman, ed. by Metin Bağrıaçık, Anne Breitbarth & Karen De Clercq, 242-261. 

  7. French negation and restrictive focus. (2018) A coat of many colors: a Festschrift for Dany Jaspers on the occasion of his 60th birthday, ed. by Jan Ceuppens, Hans Smessaert, Jeroen van Craenenbroeck & Guido Vanden Wyngaerd.

  8. Le sonnet en X : néant phonologique et miroitement syntaxique (2018). Jeux de mots – enjeux littéraires, de François Rabelais à Richard Millet. Essais en hommage à Sjef Houppermans. Ed. by Paul J. Smith & Annelies Schulte-Noordholt, Brill – Rodopi, 187-191.


  9. With Martin Paul Eve and Saskia de Vries: The transition to Open Access: the state of the market, offsetting deals, and a demonstrated model for Fair Open Access with the Open Library of Humanities. (2017) Expanding perspectives on Open Science: communities, cultures and diversity in concepts and practices, ed. by L. Chan and F. Loizides, 118-128, IOS Press, doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-769-6-118         

  10. Between desire and necessity: the complementarity of want and need. (2017). Crossroads semantics: computation, experiment and grammar. ed. by Hilke Reckman, Lisa L.S. Cheng, Maarten Hijzelendoorn & Rint Sybesma, 263-279. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  11. with Erik Schoorlemmer (2017) Consanguinity and possession in varieties of Dutch. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 29.1 (2017): 1-25.          DOI:

  12. Introducing Glossa. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 1(1): 1. 1–3, (2016)


  13. with Guido Vanden Wyngaerd. (2015) Morphological transparency and the Delay of Principle B Effect. Lingua Special Issue, ed. by Jeannette Schaeffer, Ianthi Tsimpli & Elma Blom, 155, 121-139.



  14. Hammer, Annemiek, Martine Coene, Johan Rooryck, & Paul Govaerts. (2014) The production of Dutch finite verb morphology: A comparison between hearing-impaired CI children and specific language impaired children. Lingua 139, 68-79.

  15. with Sara Lusini & Roberta d'Alessandro (2014): Phonetic aspects of polar questions in Sienese: An experimental approach. Above and beyond the segments: experimental linguistics and phonetics, ed. by Johanneke Caspers, Yiya Chen, Willemijn Heeren, Jos Pacilly, Niels O. Schiller & Ellen van Zanten, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 174-188.

  16. with Neil V. Smith, Anikó Lipták & Diane Blakemore. (2010) Editorial introduction to the special issue of Lingua on Evans & Levinson’s ‘The myth of language universals’, Lingua 120: 2651–2656.

  17. with Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck & Guido Vanden Wyngaerd. (2010) Initiële verstemlozing bij tientallen. Artikelen voor Magda Devos bij haar afscheid van de Universiteit Gent. ed. by Johan de Caluwe & Jacques van Keymeulen, Academia Press, Gent, 505-515.

  18. Heeren, Willemijn, Bart Vaerenberg, Martine Coene, Kristin Daemers, Paul Govaerts, Andrei Avram, Anna Cardinaletti, Geert de Ceulaer, Luca Del Bo, Steven Gillis, Alexandru Pascu, Johan Rooryck, Karen Schauwers, Vincent van Heuven & Francesca Volpato. (2010) Linguistic assessment tools for the Digisonic® Dual electric-acoustic speech processor. Cochlear Implants International, 11 (supplement 1), 306-311.

  19. Hammer, Annemiek, Martine Coene, Steven Gillis, Johan Rooryck, & Paul Govaerts. (2010) On the relation between early implantation and the acquisition of grammar. Cochlear Implants International 11,1: 302-305.

  20. Coene, Martine, Kristin Daemers, Paul Govaerts, Johan Rooryck. (2010). The role of low-frequency hearing in the acquisition of morphology. Cochlear Implants International 11,1: 372-377.

  21.  Coene, Martine, Karen Schauwers, Steven Gillis, Johan Rooryck, & Paul Govaerts. (2010) Genetic predisposition and sensory experience in language development: evidence from cochlear implanted children. Language and Cognitive Processes, 1-19.



  22. Control via selection. (2007) New horizons in the grammar of raising and control. Stanley Dubinsky & William Davies (eds.) SNLLT, Dordrecht: Springer, 281-292.

  23. with Gertjan Postma: (2007) On participial imperatives. Imperative clauses in generative grammar: studies in honour of Frits Beukema. ed. by Wim van der Wurff, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 273–296.

  24.  Guido Vanden Wyngaerd: (2007) The syntax of spatial anaphora. Nordlyd. University of Tromsø working papers on language and linguistics 34, 2. 33-85.

  25. Generative grammar (2006) The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics, 2nd edition, Editor-in-Chief Keith Brown. Oxford: Elsevier.

  26. Binding into pronouns. (2006) Language in Mind: A Tribute to Neil Smith on the Occasion of his Retirement, Edited by Robyn Carston, Diane Blakemore and Hans van de Koot. Lingua, 116, 10: 1561-1579.

  27. Verbist, Martine Coene, Steven Gillis, & Johan Rooryck. The acquisition of binding principles in Dutch: a pilot study. Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics VIII (1): 138-147 (2006).

  28. with Ineke van der Meulen & Roelien Bastiaanse (2005) Wh-questions in agrammatism: a movement deficit? Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie 13, 24-36.

  29. Jenny Doetjes (2003) Quantity and quality agree. From NP to DP, Volume 1: the syntax and semantics of noun phrases Martine Coene & Yves D’hulst (eds), Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 277-296.

  30. The morphosyntactic structure of articles and pronouns in Dutch. Germania et alia. A linguistic webschrift for Hans den Besten, ed. by Jan Koster & Henk Van Riemsdijk, (2003)



  31. with Van der Meulen, A. C., R. Bastiaanse (2002). Wh-movement in French agrammatism. Brain and Language 83, 184-187.

  32. State of the article : Evidentiality, part I. Glot International 5, 4 : 125-133 (2001).    

  33. State of the article : Evidentiality, part II. Glot International 5, 5 : 161-168 (2001).

  34. Paul Bogaards (2001) Ambiguïté et compréhension du langage. Quitte ou double (sens)? Mélanges sur l’ambiguïté offerts à Ronald Landheer. Paul Bogaards, Johan Rooryck & Paul Smith (avec la collaboration de Véronique van Gelderen) (eds). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

  35. with Lisa Cheng (2000) Licensing Wh- in situ. Syntax 3, 1-19.

  36. with Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (1999) Simplex and complex reflexives in French and Dutch. In Traiani Augusti vestigia pressa sequamur. Studia lingvistica in honorem Lilianae Tasmowski. Coene, M., W. De Mulder, P. Dendale & Y.D'Hulst (eds). Padova: Unipress, 617-638.

  37. with Pierre Pica (1999) Configurational attitudes. In: Semantic issues in Romance Syntax. José Lema & Esthela Treviño (eds), Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 155-179.

  38. with Sjef Barbiers (1999) On the Interpretation of there in Existentials. Proceedings of WCCFL 17, UBC, 1998. Kimary Shahin, Susan Blake & Eun-Sook Kim (eds), Stanford: CSLI, 59-73

  39. with Guido Vanden Wyngaerd. (1999) Puzzles of identity: Binding at the interface. In Proceedings of NELS 29. Pius Tamanji, Masako Hirotani & Nancy Hall (eds.), GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 307-321.



  40. with Guido Vanden Wyngaerd: The Self as Other: a Minimalist account of zich and zichzelf in Dutch. In: Proceedings of NELS 28, Pius N. Tamanji & Kiyomi Kusumoto (eds), Amherst: GLSA, 359-373 (1998).

  41. with Guido Vanden Wyngaerd: It’s a small word. In: Small words in the big picture. Squibs for Hans Bennis. Sjef Barbiers, Johan Rooryck & Jeroen van de Weijer (eds), 101-106 (1998).

  42. On the interaction between Raising and Focus in sentential complementation. Studia Linguistica 50.1-49 (1997). (this is the version as it appeared in Configurations of sentential complementation (2000))

  43. On passive as partitive quantification. Projections and Interface Conditions, ed. by Anna-Maria di Sciullo, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 201-234 (1997).

  44. with João Costa: On Pseudo-raising. Actes du second colloque Langues & Grammaire, Paris VIII. ed. by Léa Nash, Georges Tsoulas & Anne Zribi-Hertz, 48-58 (1996).

  45. with Gertjan Postma: Modality and possession in NPs. Proceedings of NELS 26, ed. by Kiyomi Kusumoto, Amherst: GLSA, 273-287 (1996).

  46. Prepositions and minimalist Case-marking. Studies in Comparative Germanic Syntax Volume II., ed. by Höskuldur Thráinsson, Samuel Epstein, & Steve Peter. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 226-256 (1996).



  47. Restricting Relativized Minimality: the case of Romance enclitics. Contemporary research in Romance Languages, Papers from the 22nd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages El Paso/Cd. Juárez February 1992, ed. by Jon Amastae, Grant Goodall, Mario Montalbetti, and Marianne Phinney, 333-354, (1995), Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  48. with Rose-Marie Déchaine & Teun Hoekstra: Augmented and non-augmented HAVE. Actes du premier colloque Langues & Grammaire, Paris VIII. ed. by Léa Nash & Georges Tsoulas, 85-101 (1995).

  49. On 0- and alpha- underspecification in syntax and phonology. The morphology - syntax connection. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics Volume 22 (1994), ed. by Heidi Harley & Colin Phillips, 197-216, Cambridge MA: MITWPL.

  50. Generalized Transformations and the Wh- cycle: free relatives as bare Wh- CPs. Minimalism and Kayne's Asymmetry Hypothesis, ed. by Jan-Wouter Zwart, Groninger Arbeiten zur germanistischen Linguistik 37, (1994), 195-208.

  51. On two types of underspecification: towards a feature theory shared by syntax and phonology. Probus 6 (1994), 207-233.

  52. with Alice ter Meulen: The quantificational force of static and dynamic predication. Proceedings of the 10th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. by Dawn Bates, 459-469 (1992), CSLI Publications: Stanford University.

  53. On the distinction between raising and control. Romance Languages and Modern Linguistic Theory. Papers from the 20th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Ottawa, 10 - 14 April, 1990, ed. by Paul Hirschbühler & Konrad Koerner, 225-250 (1992), Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  54. A propos des îles négatives et factives. De la musique à la linguistique - Hommages à Nicolas Ruwet, ed. by Liliane Tasmowski-De Ryck & Anne Zribi-Hertz, 513-528, (1992) Ghent: Communication & Cognition. (invited article)

  55. Romance enclitic ordering and Universal Grammar. The Linguistic Review 9.3 (1992), 219-250.

  56. Negative and factive islands revisited. Journal of Linguistics, 28.2 (1992), 343-374.

  57. Against optional movement for clitic climbing. Issues and Theory in Romance Linguistics: Selected Papers from the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages XXIII, ed. by Mike Mazzola, 417-443, (1994), Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. 



  58. que/ qui: pronoms relatifs ou complémenteurs? in: Actes du XVIIe Congrès International de Linguistique et de Philologie Romanes,Université de Trèves, 19-24 mai 1986, Tome II, ed. by Dieter Wunderli, 638-646 (1991), Niemeyer: Tübingen.

  59. Métaphore et agent implicite. Le sens et ses hétérogénéités, ed. by Herman Parret,
    29-36 (1991), Paris: C.N.R.S.


  60. with Piet Desmet and Pierre Swiggers: What are words worth? Language and ideology in French dictionaries during the revolutionary period. Ideologies of language, ed. by John Joseph & Talbot Taylor, 162-188 (1990), Routledge: London - New York.

  61. Montée et contrôle: une nouvelle analyse. Le Français moderne 58.1/2 (1990), 1-28.

  62. Les verbes à montée et à contrôle 'ambigus'. Revue québecoise de linguistique 18.1
    (1989), 189-207.     


  63. with Rudi Hendrickx: Groenten, fruit en getal. De Nieuwe Taalgids 82.4 (1989), 343-349



  64. French causatives and the dative problem. Preprint 115, Department of Linguistics
    K.U.Leuven (1988)


  65. Formal aspects of French nonlexical datives. Folia Linguistica 22.3-4 (1988), 373-386.

  66. Relative clauses and binding in French: the solution of Bouchard (1984).  
    Lingvisticae Investigationes 12.1 (1988), 151-155.


  67. Restrictions on dative cliticization in French causatives. Journal of Semantics 6.1 (1988), 41-55.

  68. Une note sur les verbes de corrélation. Revue roumaine de linguistique XXXIII, 3 (1988), 151-153.   

  69. Les verbes de contrôle métaphoriques. Revue romane 23.1 (1988), 3-8.

  70. with Henri Van den Bussche: Les attributs en français et leur intégration phrastique.
    Travaux de linguistique 16 (1988), 69-85.


  71. Critères formels pour le datif non lexical en français. Studia Neophilologica 60 (1987) 97-107.

  72. Méthode, grammaire et théorie des signes au XVIIe siècle. Review article of Pierre Swiggers' Grammaire et méthode au XVIIe siècle. Semiotica 60.3-4 (1986) 343-350.

  73. 'Gapping-zeugme' in French and English: a non deletion analysis. Preprint 89, Department of Linguistics, K.U.Leuven (1984); revised version: Linguistic Analysis 15.3-4 (1985) 187-229.


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