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2. (2018). Language contact as a developmental co-determinant between systems and exemplars. Spanish and Yucatec Maya in Quintana Roo. Habilitation thesis.

1. (2011). Französische Ereignisnominalisierungen. Abstrakte Bedeutung und regelhafte Wortbildung. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter.

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Editorial works

1. (2018). Focus realization in Romance and beyond. (Studies in Language Companion Series 201) Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins [together with Marco García García].

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Articles in journals (peer-reviewed)

21. (2024c): The production of post-lexical prosodic prominence in Yucatec Maya and its perception by speakers of Yucatecan Spanish. In International Journal of American Linguistics, 90(2), 185-226 [zusammen mit Jan Fließbach und Nuria Martínez García].

20. (2024b). On the incompatibility of object fronting and progressive aspect in Yucatec Maya. In Frontiers in Language Sciences. [together with Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo and Jan Fliessbach].

19. (2024a). Labialización de las nasales finales: estudio comparativo en tres regiones de español americano. Forma y Función, 2024, 37 (1), ff10.15446/fyf.v37n1.104644ff. ffhal-04369197f [together with Élodie Blestel and Santiago Sánchez Moreano].

18. (2023). Multilingüismo y turismo: visiones desde la península de Yucatán y Mallorca. ENERGEIA. ONLINE JOURNAL FOR LINGUISTICS, LANGUAGE PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY OF LINGUISTICS(VIII). 104–130. DOI: [together with María del Mar Vanrell Bosch].

17. (2022d). Selbstporträt. Romanistik in Geschichte und Gegenwart 28(1). 113–115.

16. (2022c). Variation of Relative Complementizers in Yucatecan Spanish: A Comparison of Monolingual and Bilingual Speakers. Languages 7(4), 279. DOI: [together with Patrick Auhagen].

15. (2022b). Pitfalls of WEIRD Ideologies in the Context of Language Maintenance: Individual Agency Versus Mayan Socialization Practices on the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Journal of Postcolonial Linguistics (JOPOL) 6 (22) [together with Eriko Yamasaki].

14. (2022a). Circumflex nuclear configurations in Yucatecan Spanish as a supraregional feature: The roles of bilingualism and gender. Language and Speech 64(1) OnlineFirst: [together with Nuria Martínez García].

13. (2021). Labialization of word-final nasals in Yucatecan Spanish: Language contact, local identity, and prosodic prominence marking. Journal of Language Contact, 14(3), 646-683. DOI:

12. (2020c). Socialización lingüística y preservación de lenguas: Una mirada de fuera a la relación entre actitudes, agencia y transmisión intergeneracional de las lenguas en la península yucateca. Diario de Campo, número temático Pluralismo Cultural y Políticas Lingüísticas. Mexiko: INAH [together with Eriko Yamasaki].

11. (2020b). Language contact and intonation: Evidence from contrastive focus marking and loanwords in Yucatecan Spanish and Yucatec Maya. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 97(1), 31-57 [together with Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo].

10. (2020a). Functional projections and language contact: The case of plural marking of Spanish nouns in Yucatec Maya. Typology of Morphosyntactic Parameters, 3, 79–104 [together with Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo].

9. (2019c). Traces of language contact in intonation: The case of Yucatecan Spanish. In: Congosto, Y. & L. Morgenthaler García (eds.) Special Issue "Prosody and Language Contact" in Spanish in Context 16:3, 353-389.

8. (2019b). Möchte Chomsky erklären, was Wittgenstein beschreibt? Das Verhältnis der sprachphilosophischen Aussagen von Noam Chomsky und Ludwig Wittgenstein. Wittgenstein-Studien 10(1), 105-123.

7. (2019a). Lack of syllable duration as a post-lexical acoustic cue in Spanish in contact with Maya. In: Alves Vieira, E., Muntendam, A. & M. C. Parafita Couto (eds.) Special Issue "Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world (BHL): Current Issues in Spanish and Portuguese Bilingual Settings" in Languages 4(4), 84 (20 Seiten) [together with Nuria Martínez García].

6. (2018). La marcación de número en los préstamos españoles del maya yucateco: Variación y restricciones. Cuadernos de Lingüística 5(1), 183-224 [together with Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo].

5. (2016c). The diachronic development of French -age between usage-related shifts and grammatical change. Language Dynamics and Change 6(2), 284-312.

4. (2016b). Prosodic realization of contrastive focus in Yucatecan Spanish: Spanish dominant and monolingual speakers opposed to balanced bilinguals. Romanistisches Jahrbuch 67, 255-283.

3. (2016a). La concurrence des procédés de nominalisation événementielle en français, en comparaison avec l'allemand. Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 132(1), 1-32.

2. (2014). Spanish preverbal subjects in contexts of narrow information focus: Non-contrastive focalization or epistemic-evidential marking? Grazer Linguistische Studien 81, 87-104.

1. (2006). Zur Syntax, Semantik und Genese des haitianischen TMA-Systems. Linguistische Berichte 207, 275-306.

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Contributions to edited volumes and congress proceedings (peer-reviewed)

13. (accepted). Word formation patterns. Submitted in August 2019 to Hinzelin, M.O., Heinz, M. & L. Filipponio (eds.) Manual of Classification and Typology of the Romance Languages.

12. (2023, new edition). Historische Linguistik – die Entwicklung von Sprachen über die Zeit. In Ralf Klabunde & Wiltrud Mihatsch (eds.), Linguistik: Eine Einführung (nicht nur) für Germanisten, Romanisten und Anglisten, 2nd edn., 177–195. Berlin, Heidelberg: J.B. Metzler.

11. (2022). Aspekte der Diachronie. In Ralf Klabunde, Wiltrud Mihatsch & Stefanie Dipper (eds.), Linguistik im Sprachvergleich, 787–803. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

10. (2021b). La gama variacional de México y territorios colindantes. In: Eckkrammer, Eva M. (ed.): El español en América (Manuals of Romance Linguistics). Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

9. (2021a). Same or different? Prosodic prominence and information structure in Yucatecan Spanish in picture-based elicitation compared to natural speech. In: Teixeira Kalkhoff, A. M., Selig, M. & Chr. Mooshammer (eds.). Prosody and conceptional variation. (Studia Romanica et Linguistica). Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 75-91.

8. (2019). Contrastive focus in Yucatecan Spanish. In: Gallego, A.J. (ed.): The syntactic variation of Spanish dialects. Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford University Press, 275-296. [together with Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo and Martín Sobrino].

7. (2018c). Introduction: Core issues of focus realization in Romance. In: García García, M. & M. Uth (eds.), Focus realization in Romance and beyond. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins [together with Marco García García].

6. (2018b). Historische Linguistik. In: Dipper, S., Klabunde, R. & W. Mihatsch, W. (eds.), Linguistik. Eine Einführung in die Sprachwissenschaft für Germanisten, Romanisten und Anglisten, Band 1. Berlin: Springer, 169-186.

5. (2018a). Focus realization at the syntax-prosody interface: Yucatecan Spanish opposed to standard Mexican Spanish. In: García García, M. & M. Uth (eds.), Focus realization in Romance and beyond. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

4. (2012b). L’évolution diachronique des suffixes -ment et -(ai)son et la question de la correspondance vernaculaire de -(at)ion. Actes du Troisième Congrès Mondial de Linguistique Française. 04.-07.07.2012, Lyon, 1407-1423.

3. (2012a). The lexicalist hypothesis and the semantics of nominalization suffixes. In Gaglia, S. & M.O. Hinzelin (eds.), Inflection and Word Formation in Romance Languages. Philadelphia, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 347–368.

2. (2010). The rivalry of French -ment and -age from a diachronic perspective. In Alexiadou, A. & M. Rathert (eds.), The Semantics of Nominalizations across Languages and Frameworks. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 215-244.

1. (2008). The semantic change of the French -age-derivation. Proceedings of the 13th ESSLLI Student Session, 203-212.

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Contributions in working papers

2. (2013). On the interpretation of preverbal subjects in Spanish in contexts of narrow information focus. In Chiriacescu, Sofiana (ed.), Proceedings of the VI Nereus International Workshop: Theoretical implications of the syntax-semantics interface in Romance. Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft, University of Konstanz, 135-150.

1. (2008). The division of the causative eventive chain by means of -ment and -age. Working Papers of the SFB 732 Incremental Specification in Context 1, 209-234.

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Press report

1. (2020). Ein Zug für Yukatan? Staatliche Zukunftsvision, lokale Stimmen. In Noticias der Deutsch-Mexikanischen Gesellschaft, Sept. 2020. [together with Eriko Yamasaki].

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6. (2019). Review to "Montemayor Gracia, Julia, Indigene Sprachen in Mexiko: Eine sprecherzentrierte Studie zur Vitalität des yukatekischen Maya, Berlinu.a.: De Gruyter, 2017." In: Romanische Forschungen 131(4), 541-549.

5. (2018). Review to "Hidalgo, Margarita, Diversification of Mexican Spanish. A Tridimensional Study in New World Sociolinguistics, Berlin u.a.: De Gruyter, 2016." In: Zeitschrift für Romanische Philologie 134(4), 1210-1221.

4. (2018). Review to "Avanzi, Mathieu, L'interface prosodie/syntaxe en français. Dislocations, incises et asyndètes. Bruxelles u. a.: P. I. E./Lang, 2012." In: Zeitschrift für französische Sprache und Literatur 125(2), 162-168.

3. (2015). Review to "Melloni, Chiara, Event and Result Nominals. A Morphosyntactic Approach. Bern: Peter Lang, 2011." In Romanische Forschungen 127(1), 80-85.

2. (2014). Review to "Meulleman, Machteld Claire, Les localisateurs dans les constructions existentielles. Approche com­parée en espagnol, en français et en italien. Berlin u.a.: De Gruyter, 2012." In Romanische Forschungen 126(4), 524-529.

1. (2013). Review to "Moyna, María Irene, Compound Words in Spanish. Amsterdam u.a.: John Benjamins, 2011." In Romanische Forschungen 125(3), 379-385.

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