Publications

2020

2019

  • 2019a. Petré, Peter, Lynn Anthonissen, Sara Budts, Enrique Manjavacas, Emma-Louise Silva, William Standing & Odile A.O. Strik. Early Modern Multiloquent Authors (EMMA): Designing a large-scale corpus of individuals’ languages. ICAME journal 43. 83–122. 
  • 2019b. Anthonissen, Lynn & Peter Petré . Grammaticalization and the linguistic individual: new avenues in lifespan research. In Annette Gerstenberg (ed.), Special Issue: Language and Aging Research, Linguistics Vanguard 5.  
  • 2019c. Petré, Peter. How constructions are born. The role of patterns in the constructionalization of be going to INF. In Beatrix Busse & Ruth Möhlig-Falke (eds.), Patterns in language and linguistics: New Perspectives on a Ubiquitous Concept (Topics in English 104), 157–192. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • 2019d. Anthonissen, Lynn. Constructional change across the lifespan: The nominative and infinitive in early modern writers. In Kristin Bech & Ruth Möhlig-Falke (eds.), Grammar – Discourse – Context: Grammar and Usage in Language Variation and Change (Discourse Patterns 23), 125–156. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 

2018

2017

2016

Tools

2019

  • 2019. Budts, Sara. Heimdall: In-line Language Identification Tool. Released at ICAME40, June 1-5, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3621420. For download and documentation, see https://github.com/srbdts/heimdall .

2018

  • 2018a. Petré, Peter, Oscar Strik, Lynn Anthonissen, Sara Budts, Enrique Manjavacas, William Standing & Emma-Louise Silva. Early-Modern Multiloquent Authors (EMMA). University of Antwerp: Linguistics Department.

2016

Presentations

2019

  • 2019a. Petré, Peter. Reanalysis or reanalyses: constraints on individual  variation on the if and how. Whither reanalysis? Workshop on reanalysis in diachronic change. Berlin, 1–2 March.
  • 2019b. Standing, William. Information structural variation in 17th century it-cleft sentences: Relics and rhetoric in schemata. Manchester Forum in Linguistics. Manchester, 2–3 May.
  • 2019c. Standing, William. Pushing the argument: Polemics and it-cleft change. Symposium on the History of English Syntax. Edinburgh, 18–19 May.
  • 2019d. Petré, Peter. ERC starting grant: Tips and tricks, UAntwerp info session on ERC grants, Antwerp, 20 May. (Invited talk)
  • 2019e. Budts, Sara & Peter Petré. In-line Early Modern Language identification tool. ICAME 40, Neuchâtel, 1–5 June.
  • 2019f. Petré, Peter. Reanalysis or reanalyses: How reanalysis of be going to INF is constrained with age. ICAME 40, Neuchâtel, 1–5 June.
  • 2019g. Anthonissen, Lynn. Variation and change in a network of individuals: assessing effects of entrenchment and conventionalization in the rise of special passives. ICAME 40, Neuchâtel, 1–5 June.
  • 2019h. Petré, Peter & Freek Van de Velde. Quantifying grammaticalization beyond a variationist approach ICHL 24, Canberra, 1–5 July.
  • 2019i. Petré, Peter. The interaction between extravagance and competition in syntactic change. SLE 52, Leipzig, 21–24 August.
  • 2019j. Verheyen, Lara, Sara Budts, Peter Petré, and William Standing. Pattern matching or holistic retrieval: finding bare clefts in unannotated corpus data. SLE 52, Leipzig, 21–24 August.
  • 2019k. Anthonissen, Lynn. Connecting individual and community grammars in syntactic change. SLE 52, Leipzig, 21–24 August.
  • 2019l. Budts, Sara. Picturing prototypes: a connectionist approach to analogical attraction. SLE 52, Leipzig, 21–24 August.
  • 2019m. Standing, William. Information Structural variation in 17thCentury It-Cleft Sentences: Relics and Rhetoric in Schemata. SLE 52, Leipzig, 21–24 August.
  • 2019n. Petré, Peter. Mind-Bending Grammars: Syntactic change in Early Modern English as a socially embedded emergent phenomenon, Guest lecture for the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo, 18 October. (Invited talk)
  • 2019o. Petré, Peter. Many people’s grammars, nobody’s grammar. Grammaticalization of auxiliary constructions as emergent in the community. Workshop Variation and Change in the Verb Phrase, Oslo, 5–6 December. (Keynote)

2018

  • 2018a. Budts, Sara. Putting connections centre stage in Diachronic Construction Grammar. Modelling the linguistic architecture of English: theories and methods, Vigo, 24–25 May. 
  • 2018b. Petré, Peter & Freek Van de Velde. Incrementation as a tradeoff of innovation potential and social inertia. Historical Sociolinguistics Network, Leiden, 30 May–1 June. 
  • 2018c. Petré, Peter & Lynn Anthonissen. Constructionist approaches to individual grammars, workshop at the International Conference on Construction Grammar 10 (ICCG 10), Paris, 16–18 July. 
  • 2018d. Anthonissen, Lynn. Cognition in Construction Grammar: Modelling constructional change in individuals. Presented at the workshop Constructionist approaches to individual grammars, at the International Conference on Construction Grammar 10 (ICCG 10), Paris, 16–18 July. 
  • 2018e. Budts, Sara. Mining the modals - On the inclusion of periphrastic do in the paradigm of the modal auxiliaries. Presented at the workshop Modality and Diachronic Construction Grammar, at the International Conference on Construction Grammar 10 (ICCG 10), Paris, 16–18 July. 
  • 2018f. Strik, Odile A.O. It got better: developing get-constructions in Early Modern English. The 5th International Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE5), London, 17–20 July. 
  • 2018g. Standing, William & Peter Petré. Constructional change in the lifetime: It-cleft foci as a case study for change in individuals. The 5th International Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE5), London, 17–20 July. 
  • 2018h. Strik, Odile A.O. “Get thee behind me!”: Imperative and reflexive get constructions in 17th century English. 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 20), Edinburgh, 27–31 August. 
  • 2018i. Budts, Sara. Modals on the Move - On the inclusion of periphrastic do in the paradigm of the modal auxiliaries. 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 20), Edinburgh, 27–31 August. 
  • 2018j. Anthonissen, Lynn. Individual trajectories in constructional change: Special passives in early modern writers. 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 20), Edinburgh, 27–31 August. 
  • 2018k. Petré, Peter & William Standing. Early Modern English Lifespan change versus intergenerational incrementation in the schematization of syntactic constructions. 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 20), Edinburgh, 27–31 August. 
  • 2018l. Petré, Peter.  Corpus linguistics and experimental linguistics in usage-based approaches. Countdown: Nine years of research on frequency effects in language: Looking back, moving forward, Freiburg, 5-6 October. (Invited talk)
  • 2018m. Petré, Peter. Mind-Bending Grammars: Opportunities and challenges with open data for research in the humanities, Open Access Week, Antwerp, 22 October. (Invited talk)
  • 2018n. Budts Sara. Mining the modals – on the benefits of Artificial Neural Networks for charting diachronic paradigm change, Helsinki, 15 November. (Invited talk)
  • 2018o. Anthonissen, Lynn & Peter Petré. Mind-bending grammars: variation and change across the lifespan. Language in Mind and Brain. 10-11 December 2018, LMU Munich. (Poster)
  • 2018p. Anthonissen, Lynn. Mind-bending grammars: variation and change across the lifespan. Oberseminar English Linguistics. 13 December 2018, LMU Munich.
  • 2018q. Standing, William. Information Structural Variation in 17th-Century It-Cleft Sentences: Relics and Rhetoric in Schemata. Fortieth symposium on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics, Leiden, 14 December.

2017

  • 2017a. Petré, Peter, Lynn Anthonissen, Oscar Strik, Enrique Manjavacas & Sara Budts, Grammatical change in adults: Cognitive and social mechanisms. CLARe3. Encounters in Language and Aging Research: Pragmatic Spaces, Longitudinal Studies and Multilingualism, Berlin, March 6–8.
  • 2017b. Budts, Sara. It’s connections all the way down: artificial neural networks for diachronic construction grammar.  Grammatical variation and change in English, Leuven, 4-5 April.
  • 2017c. Anthonissen, Lynn. Modality, information structure and the NCI in Early Modern English. Grammatical variation and change in English, Leuven, 4-5 April.  
  • 2017d. Standing, Will. Constructional change in the lifetime: it-cleft foci as a case study for change in individuals. Grammatical variation and change in English, Leuven, 4-5 April / Manchester Forum in Linguistics, Manchester, 28-29 April.
  • 2017e. Van de Velde, Freek, & Peter Petré, Linking grammaticalization to historical demography. Historical Sociolinguistics Network, New York, April 6-7.
  • 2017f. Strik, Oscar, Peter Petré, Lynn Anthonissen, Sara Budts & Enrique Manjavacas. Examining social aspects of language change: Between individuals and networks. Historical Sociolinguistics Network, New York, April 6-7.
  • 2017g. Petré, Peter. Corpus Meets Experiment. Extravagance in the Expansion History of Progressive [BE Ving]. Beyond Time: A workshop on aspectual meaning. Boulder, Co, April 7-8.
  • 2017h. Anthonissen, Lynn & Peter Petré. The EMMA corpus: balancing big data and contextualization. Back to text – Contextualizing corpus data in historical and variationist English linguistics, workshop at ICAME 38, Prague, 24-28 May.
  • 2017i. Strik, Odile A.O., William Standing & Peter Petré. Communal versus individual change in 17th century cleft and copula constructions. 5th International Biennial Conference on the Diachrony of English. Tours, July 4-6.
  • 2017j. Budts, Sara & Peter Petré. From schemes to networks: the benefits of Artificial Neural Networks for diachronic construction grammar. ICLC14, Tartu, July 10-14.
  • 2017k. Anthonissen, Lynn & Peter Petré. The rise of the prepositional passive: cognitive and functional motivations. ICLC14, Tartu, July 10-14.
  • 2017l. Petré, Peter. The extravagant progressive. An experimental corpus study on the history of emphatic [BE Ving]. ICHL23, San Antonio, July 31-August 4.
  • 2017m. Petré, Peter & Sara Budts. Putting connections centre stage in diachronic construction grammar. Advances in diachronic construction grammar – Debating theoretical tenets and open questions. Workshop at SLE50, Zürich, 10-13 September.
  • 2017n. Standing, William. Constructional change in the lifetime: it-cleft foci as a case study for change in individuals. SLE50, Zürich, 10-13 September.
  • 2017o. Budts, Sara & Peter Petré. Artificial Neural Networks for diachronic construction grammar. SLE50, Zürich, 10-13 September.
  • 2017p. Petré, Peter. Waarom we niet meer spreken zoals we “spreekten”: hoe relaties en routines taalverandering afremmen én voortstuwen. Spectrum lezingenreeks, 5 October.
  • 2017q. Petré, Peter. Putting connections centre stage in diachronic construction grammar. Workshop on gradience and constructional change, Edinburgh, 18-19 November.

2016

  • 2016a. Manjavacas, Enrique & Peter Petré. Historical corpus linguistics 2.0. From language community to individual and from the individual researcher to team-based research. Historical Corpus Linguistics: Methods and Applications, Saarbrücken, 16-17 June.
  • 2016b. Petré, Peter, Lynn Anthonissen, Sara Budts, Enrique Manjavacas & Oscar Strik. Social versus cognitive factors in individual grammaticalization paths. International Conference of English Historical Linguistics 19 (ICEHL 19), 22-25 August, Essen.
  • 2016c. Petré, Peter. Expressivity in grammaticalization: A moving target. Forty-ninth annual meeting of the SLE (SLE 49), Naples, 31 August-3 September.
  • 2016d. Petré, Peter. The dynamics of patterns and constructions. International Conference on Construction Grammar 9 (ICCG 9), 5-7 October, Juiz de Fora.
  • 2016e. Budts, Sara, Mike Kestemont & Peter Petré. Distributional embeddings and diachronic construction grammar. International Conference on Construction Grammar 9 (ICCG 9), 5-7 October, Juiz de Fora.