Prof. Dr. Cornelia Hamann

Publications

Books and Monographs

Hamann, Cornelia (1982): Adjektivkomplementierung und andere Aspekte der Grammatik des Englishen Adjektivs. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Freiburg.

Hamann, Cornelia (1992): Late Empty Subjects in German Child Language. Technical Reports in Formal and Computational Linguistics, No.4. University of Geneva.

Powers, Susan and Cornelia Hamann (eds.) (2000): The Acquisition of Scrambling and Cliticisation.Kluwer, Dordrecht.

Hamann, Cornelia (2002): From Syntax to Discourse: Pronominal Clitics, Null Subjects, and Infinitives in Child Language. Kluwer, Dordrecht.

Grimm, Angela, Anja Müller, Cornelia Hamann and Esther Ruigendijk (eds) (2011): Production-Comprehension Asymmetries in Child Language. Sola. De Gruyter/Mouton, Berlin.

Hamann, Cornelia and Esther Ruigendijk (eds) (2015): Language Acquisition and Development: Proceedings of Gala 2013. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Di Domenico, Elisa, Hamann, Cornelia and Simona Matteini (eds.) (2015): Structures, strategies and beyond. Studies in honour of Adriana Belletti. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins, Linguistik Aktuell series.

Articles

Hamann, Cornelia (1987): The Awesome Seeds of Reference Time. In: A. Schopf (ed): Essays on Tensing in English. Vol I. Reference Time, Tense and Adverbs. Niemeyer, Tübingen 1987. pp.27-69.

Hamann, Cornelia (1989): English Temporal Clauses in a Reference Frame Model. In: A. Schopf (ed):Essays on Tensing in English. Vol II. Time, Text and Modality. Niemeyer, Tübingen 1989. pp. 31-154.

Hamann, Cornelia (1991a): Adjectives. In: V. Stechow, Arnim and Dieter Wunderlich (eds): Semantik, Semantics. An International Handbook of Contemporary Research. DeGruyter, Berlin 1991. pp. 657-674.

Hamann, Cornelia (1991b): Semantics and Pragmatics - the Case of Temporal Conjunctions. In:Linguistische Berichte 136/1991. pp. 403-437.

Hamann, Cornelia (1996): Null-Arguments in German Child Language. Language Acquisition 5:3. pp. 155-208.

Hamann, Cornelia (2000): The Acquisition of Constituent Questions and the Requirements of Interpretation. In: M.-A. Friedemann and L. Rizzi (eds): The Acquisition of Syntax. Longman, London. pp. 170-201.

Hamann, Cornelia (2000a): Negation, Infinitives and Heads. In: S. Powers und C. Hamann (eds): The Acquisition of Scrambling and Cliticisation. Kluwer, Dordrecht.

Hamann, Cornelia (2000b): Parameters and (L2)Acquisition: Verb-raising. (Generative Grammar in Geneva) 275-291, 200.

Hamann, Cornelia (2003): Phenomena in French Normal and Impaired Language Acquisition and their Implications for Theories of Development. Probus 15, 89-120.

Hamann, Cornelia (2004): Comparing the Development of the Nominal and the Verbal Functional Domain in French Language Impairment. In P. Prévost and J. Paradis (eds): The Acquisition of French. John Benjamin’s, Amsterdam.

Hamann, Cornelia (2006): Speculations about Early Syntax: The Production of Wh-Questions by Normally Developing French Children and French Children with SLI. Catalan Journal of Linguistics 5, 143-189.

Hamann, Cornelia (2008): The First Language Acquisition of French from a Generative Perspective. In: D. Ayoun (ed.): Studies in French Applied Linguistics. John Benjamin's, Amsterdam.

Hamann, Cornelia (2009): Parameters, Language Acquisition and Grammar Change. In: A. Kirchhofer and J. Schwarzkopf (eds.): The Workings of the Anglosphere: Contributions to the Study of British and US-American Cultures, Presented to Richard Stinshoff. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, Trier.

Hamann, Cornelia (2011): Binding and Coreference: Views from Child Language. In: J. de Villers and T. Roeper (eds.): Handbook of Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition. Springer, Dordrecht, 247-290. Springer

Hamann, Cornelia (2012): Bilingual Development and Language Assessment. In: A.K. Biller, Chung, E. Y. and A. E. Kimball (eds.): Proceedings of the 36th Annual Boston Conference on Language Development (BUCLD). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 1-28. or PDF

Hamann, Cornelia (2014): Specific Language Impairment. Oxford Bibliographies Online.

Hamann, Cornelia (2014). Kiezdeutsch. Anmerkung zu einer affektgeladenen Debatte mit Rückgriff auf African American English. In: Paul Mecherli (ED.): Subjektbildungen. Interdisziplinäre Analysen der Migrationsgesellschaft. Transcript Verlag: Bielefeld. P. 239-249.

Hamann, Cornelia (2015): Language Impairment in German Children. In: Stavroula Stavrakaki (ed.): Specific Language Impairment. Current Trends in Research (Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 58)John Benjamins Publishing.

Articles in Collaboration

Hamann, C., J. Nerbonne and R. Pietsch (1980): On the Semantics of Comparison. Linguistische Berichte67/80,1-22.

Hamann, C., L. Rizzi and U. Frauenfelder (1996): On the Acquisition of Subject and Object Clitics in French. In: H. Clahsen (ed): Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition. John Benjamins, Amsterdam.

Hamann, C., O. Kowalski and W. Philip (1997): The French 'Delay of Principle B' Effect. BUCLD 21 proceedings. Cascadilla Press. Somerville, Mass, 205-219.

Hamann, C., Z. Penner and K. Lindner (1998): German Impaired Grammar: The Clause Structure Revisited. Special issue 'Specific Language Impairment in Children.' Language Acquisition 7, 193-246.

Hamann, C. and K. Plunkett (1998): Subjectless Sentences in Child Danish. Cognition 69, 35-72.

Hamann, C., K. Lindner and Z. Penner (2001): Tense, Reference Time and Language Impairment in German Children. In: C. Fery and W. Sternefeld (eds): Auditur Vox Sapientiae. Festschrift für Arnim von Stechow. Akademie Verlag, Berlin, 182-213.

Hamann, C., M. Arabatzi, L. Baranzini, S. Cronel-Ohayon, L. Chillier, S. Dubé, J. Franck, U. Frauenfelder, L. Rizzi, M. Starke and P. Zesiger (2002): On the Dissociation of the Nominal and the Verbal Functional Domains in French Language Impairment. Proceedings of BUCLD 26. Cascadilla Press, Somerville, 267-277.

Hamann, C., S. Cronel-Ohayon, S. Dubé, U. Frauenfelder, L. Rizzi, M. Starke and P. Zesiger (2003): Aspects of Grammatical Development in Young French Children with SLI. Developmental Science.

Belletti, A. and C. Hamann (2004): On the L2/Bilingual Acquisition of French by Two Young Children with Different Source Languages. In: P. Prévost and J. Paradis (eds): The Acquisition of French. John Benjamin’s, Amsterdam.

Franck, J., S. Cronel-Ohayon, L. Chillier, U. Frauenfelder, C. Hamann, L. Rizzi and P. Zesiger (2004): Normal and Pathological Development of Subject-Verb Agreement in Speech Production: A Study on French Children. Journal of Neurolinguistics 17, 147-180. www.elsevier.com/locate/jneuroling.

Hamann, C. and A. Belletti (2006): Developmental Patterns in the Acquisition of Complement Clitic Pronouns: Comparing Different Acquisition Modes with an Emphasis on French. Rivista di Grammatica Generativa 31 (appeared Jan 2008), 39-78.

Hamann, C.,  L. Tuller, C. Monjauze, H. Delage, and C. Henry (2007): (Un)successful Subordination in French-speaking Children and Adolescents with SLI. In: H. Caunt-Nutton, S. Kulatilake and I. Woo (eds):Proceedings of BUCLD 31. Cascadilla Press, Somerville.

Delage, H., C. Monjauze, C. Hamann, and L. Tuller, (2008): Relative Clauses in Atypical Acquisition of French. In: A. Gavarró and J. Freitas (eds): Language Acquisition and Development: Proceedings of GALA2007, Barcelona. Cambrigde Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, 166-176.

Treichler, M., C. Hamann, M. Schönenberger, M. Voeykova and N. Lauts (2009): Article Use in L3 English with German as L2 by Native Speakers of Russian and in L2 English of Russian Speakers. In: M. Bowles et al. (eds.): Proceedings of the 10th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (Gasla 2009). Cascadilla Press, Somerville MA.

Chillier-Zesiger, L., C. Hamann, M. Arabatzi, L. Baranzini, J. Franck, U. Frauenfelder, L. Rizzi and P. Zesiger (2010): The Acquisition of the French Pronominal System Revisited. Applied Psycholinguistics, 31 (4), 571-603.

Uslar, V., E. Ruigendijk, C. Hamann, T. Brand and B. Kollmeier (2011): How Does Linguistic Complexitiy Influence Intelligibility in a German Audiometric Sentence Intelligibility Test? Journal of Audiology 50 (9), 621-631. 

Genevska-Hanke, D., C. Hamann and R. Carroll (2012): The Influence of L1 Phonology on L2 Phoneme Perception. In: R. Carroll and A. Olthoff (eds.): Linguistic im Nordwesten: Beiträge zum 3.Nordwestdeutschen Linguistischen Kolloquium, 3. - 4. Dezember 2010, Brockmeyer Verlag (=Diversitas Linguarum), Bochum, 117-146.

Hanke, M., C. Hamann and E. Ruigendijk (2013): On the Laws of Attraction at Cocktail Perties: Babble Noise Influences the Production of Number Agreement. Language and Cognitive Processes.

Di Domenico, Elisa, Hamann, Cornelia and Simona Matteini (2015): Introduction: Structures, Strategies and Beyond. In: Di Domenico, Elisa, Hamann, Cornelia and Simona Matteini (eds.) 2015: Structures, strategies and beyond. Studies in honour of Adriana Belletti. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins.

Hamann, Cornelia and Laurice Tuller (2015): Intervention effects in the spontaneous production of relative clauses in (a)typical language development of French children and adolescents. In: Di Domenico, Elisa, Hamann, Cornelia and Simona Matteini (eds.) 2015: Structures, strategies and beyond. Studies in honour of Adriana Belletti. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: John Benjamins.

Lein, Tatjana, Hamann, Cornelia, Rothweiler, Monika, Abed Ibrahim, Lina, Solveig Chilla and Hilal San: SLI in Bilinguals: Testing Complex Syntax and Semantics in German. In: Proceedings of Gasla 2015, Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 124-135.

Hamann, Cornelia and Laurice Tuller: Genuine vs. pseudo-relatives in French: The depth of embedding factor. Rivista di Grammatica Generativa (2014) 36: 146-181.

To Appear

Hamann, Cornelia, Chilla, Soolveig, Gagarina, Natalia and Lina Abed Ibrahim: Syntactic Complexity and Bilingualism: How (a)typical bilinguals deal with complex structures. In: Di Domenico, Elisa. Complexity in acquisition. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Abed Ibrahim, Lina, Lein, Tatjana, Rothweiler, Monika and Cornelia Hamann. SLI in Bilinguals: Comparing LITMUS-Tasks to a Standardized Test with Bilingual Norms.In: dos Santos. Proceedings of Bisli.

Selection of Talks

Syntax in the Third Year. University of Reading, 22/03/2000.

Tense Semantics, CP and Language Impairment. University of Paris III. 27/03/2000.

Typical Phenomena of Early French Syntax and of Language Impairment: Infinitives and Omission of Subjects, of Clitic Pronouns and Determiners. XXVII. Romanistentag, 7. - 10. October 2001, München.

On the Dissociation of the Nominal and the Verbal Functional Domains in French Language Impairment. Corinth, Euresco, Mai 2002.

What French Normal and Impaired Children Do with Functional Categories – and the Implications for Approaches to Language Development. BUCLD 27, Nov. 2002.

On the Production of Wh-Questions (normals and SLI) 2nd Lisbon Meeting on Language Acquisition, Universidade de Lisboa 1-4 june 2004.

The production of Wh-Questions in French Children with SLI, European Group for the Study of Child Language Disorders, Royaumont, May 2005.

Talk in the Framework of the Symposium on Wh-Questions, IASCL, Berlin, July 2005.

What the Production of Wh-Questions Can Tell Us About Early Syntax, GALA Siena, Sept. 2005.

Bilingual Development and Language Assessment. Cornelia Hamann. BUCLD, Boston, MA 2011.

Types of syntactic complexity: How typical and atypical bilinguals deal with complex structures. Cornelia Hamann. MORLANG, Perugia 2015.

Hamann, Cornelia, Abed-Ibrahim, Lina, Solveig Chilla and Natalia Gagarina (2015). Relative Clauses and Passives: What sentence repetition tasks across acquisition modes can reveal about linguistic theory. Talk held at the 10th ISB (International Symposium on Bilingualism), New Jersey (USA). May 20-24.

Lein, Tatjana, Hamann, Cornelia, Rothweiler, Monika, Abed Ibrahim, Lina, Solveig Chilla and Hilal San (2015). SLI in bilinguals: Comparing Cost tasks to a standardized test. Talk held at Bi-SLI (Bilingualism and Specific Language Impairment Conference), Tours (France). July 2-3.

In Collaborations, Speaker

Delayed and Deviant Development in Young French Children with SLI. Together with S. Cronel-Ohayon, T. Deonna, S. Dubé, U. Frauenfelder, L. Rizzi, M. Starke and P. Zesiger. Decolage, Besançon 2001, 21-23. March, 2001.

Similarities and Differences in the Language Development of young L2/Bilingual Learners of French and French Children with Language Impairment with A. Belletti. DGfS Mannheim, February 2002.

Language Development in Young L2/Bilingual Learners of French and French Children with Language Impairment with A. Belletti. IASCL, Wisconsin, July 2002.

(Un)successful Subordination in French-Speaking Children and Adolescents with SLI. Together with L. Tuller, H. Delage, C.Henry & C. Monjauze. BUCLD, Boston 2006. 

Relative Clauses in Atypical Acquisition of French with H. Delage, C. Monjauze & L. Tuller. GALA, Barcelona 2007.

The Interpretation of Pronouns and Reflexives. Evidence from German Kindergarten Children with E. Ruigendijk, C. Kolling & N. Friedmann. BUCLD, Boston 2007. 

Linguistic Complexity and Speech Intelligibility with E. Ruigendijk, T. Brand & B. Kollmeier, Oldenburg 2008.

Computational Complexity, Clitics, and the Acquisition of French. Hommage à Celia Jakubowicz, 2009.

Language Production under Fluctuating Noise with M. Hanke, 2. NWLK, Bremen 2009.

DGfS Workshop on Comprehension/Production Asymmetries in Child Language. Focus on Pronominal System. Organization with Anja Müller, Angela Grimm & Esther Ruigendijk.

Article Use in L3 English by L1-Russian Speakers with German as L2. International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB), Utrecht 2009.

The German Pronoun Puzzle, 2. NWLK, Bremen 2009. With E. Ruigendijk.

Sentence Production under Fluctuating Noise: Priming and Individual Differences. Edinburgh 2010. M. Hanke and C. Hamann.

Learning the Phonology of German: New Evidence for L2 Phoneme Perception, with D. Genevska-Hanke & R. Carroll. GALA, Thessaloniki 2011.

Production of Number Agreement in Adverse Conditions: Speech-Free Noise Interacts with Processing at the Formulation Stage with M. Hanke & E. Ruigendijk. AMLaP, Paris 2011.

Learning the Phonology of German: New Evidence for L2 Phoneme Perception with D. Genevska-Hanke & R. Carroll. International Symposium on Bilingualism, Oslo 2011.

Linguistic Theory and its application. Organization and introduction to Workshop. Cornelia Hamann with Adrianna Belletti. International Congress of Linguists, Geneva 2013.

Intervention effects in the acquisition of relative clauses - investigated cross-linguistically and with different experimental methods. Cornelia Hamann with Lina Abed Ibrahim. GIST, Ghent 2014.

Intervention effects in the spontaneous production of relative clauses in typical and atypical language development of French children and adolescents. Cornelia Hamann with Laurice Tuller. DGfS, Marburg 2014.

SLI in Bilinguals: Testing Complex Syntax and Semantics in German. Cornelia Hamann with Tatjana Lein, Monika Rothweiler, Lina Abed Ibrahim, Solveig Chilla and Hilal San. Gasla, Bloomington, Indiana 2015.

Sentence Repetition Tasks for Bilinguals with German as the Majority Language – language assessment and linguistic investigation. Thematic Session at ISB 10, Rutgers University, May 2015. With the BiLaD-Team.