Academic publications

  • Schnell, S., Schiborr, NN., Vollmer, MC., Haig, G. (accepted). Are referent introductions sensitive to forward planning in discourse? Evidence from Multi-CAST. In: S. Mattiola, A. Baroto (Eds.), Discourse phenomena in linguistic typology. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
  • Margetts, A., Haude, K., Himmelmann, NP., Jung, D., Riesberg, S., Schnell, S., Seifart, F., Sheppard, H., Wegener, C. (accepted). Cross-linguistic patterns in the lexicalisation of BRING and TAKE. Studies in Language.
  • Schnell, S. (in press). Caused accompanied motion constructions in Vera’a. In: A. Margetts, S. Riesberg, B. Hellwig (Eds.), Caused accompanied motion. Bringing and taking events in a cross-linguistic perspective. 243 – 271. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
  • Schnell, S., Schiborr, NN. (2022). Crosslinguistic corpus studies in linguistic typology. Annual Review of Linguistics 8, 171 – 191.
  • Barth, D., Schnell, S. (2022). Understanding corpus linguistics. London: Routledge.
  • Haig, G., Schnell, S., Seifart, F. (Eds.). (2021). Doing corpus-based typology with spoken language data: State of the art. Special Publication No. 25 of Language Documentation and Conservation. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press.
  • Schnell, S., Haig, G., Seifart, F. (2021). The role of language documentation in corpus-based typology. In: G. Haig, S. Schnell, F. Seifart (Eds.), Doing corpus-based typology with spoken language data: State of the art. Special Publication No. 25 of Language Documentation and Conservation. 1 – 28. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press.
  • Haig, G., Schnell, S., Schiborr, NN. (2021). Universals of reference in discourse and grammar. Evidence from the Multi-CAST collection of spoken corpora. In: G. Haig, S. Schnell, F. Seifart (Eds.), Doing corpus-based typology with spoken language data: State of the art. Special Publication No. 25 of Language Documentation and Conservation. 141 – 177. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press.
  • Schnell, S., Schiborr, NN., Haig, G. (2021). Efficiency in discourse processing: does morphosyntax adapt to accommodate new referents? In N. Levshina, S. Moran (Eds.), Efficiency in human language. Special issue of Linguistics Vanguard. Article 7(s3) 20190064.
  • Schnell, S., Barth, D. (2020). Expression of anaphoric subjects in Vera’a: functional and structural factors in the choice between pronoun and zero. Language Variation and Change 32.3, 267-291. OA. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954394520000125
  • Schnell, S. (2019). Variable number marking in Vera’a: animacy and beyond. Asia-Pacific Language Variation 5.2, 208-243.
  • Schnell, S. (2018). Attention focus and information packaging in Vera’a demonstratives. In S. Riesberg & A. Shiohara (Eds.), Information structure in Austronesian languages, 81-113. Berlin: Language Science Press.
  • Schnell, S., Barth, D. (2018). Discourse motivations for pronominal and zero objects across genres in Vera’a. Language Variation and Change 30.1, 51-81.
  • Schnell, S. (2018). Whence subject-verb agreement? Investigating the role of topicality, accessibility, and frequency in Vera’a texts. Linguistics 56.4, 735-780.
  • Schnell, S., Schiborr, NN. (2018). Corpus-based typological research in discourse and grammar. GRAID and Multi-CAST. Asian and African Languages and Linguistics 12, 1-16.
  • Brickell, T., Schnell, S. (2017). Do grammatical relations reflect information status? Reassessing Preferred Argument Structure against discourse data from Tondano. Linguistic Typology 21.1, 177-209.
  • Haig, G., Schnell, S. (2016). The discourse basis of ergativity revisited. Language 92.3, 591-618.
  • François, A., Lacrampe, S., Franjieh, M., Schnell, S. (Eds.) (2015). Studies in the languages of Vanuatu. Studies in the Languages of Island Melanesia 2. Pacific Linguistics. A.N.U. Canberra.
  • François, A., Lacrampe, S., Franjieh, M., Schnell, S. (2015). The exceptional linguistic diversity of Vanuatu. In: A. François, S. Lacrampe, M. Franjieh, S. Schnell (Eds.), 1-33.

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