Refereed journal articles



  • Aung Si and S. Agnihotri. "Solega placenames and their ecological significance," Anthropological Linguistics 56(3-4), 2014, p. 389
  • Baker, Brett. "The obstruent inventory of Roper Kriol," in Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34, 3, 2014
  • Dingemanse, Mark; Blythe, Joe and Dirksmeyer, Tyko. "Formats for other-initiation of repair across languages: An exercise in pragmatic typology," in Studies in Language, 38(1), 2014, pp. 5-43
  • Green, Jenny; Kelly, Barbara and Schembri, Adam. "Finding common ground: Sign language and gesture research in Australia," in Special edition of Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34(2), 2014
  • Kelly, Barbara; Wigglesworth, Gillian; Nordlinger, Rachel and Blythe, Joe. "The Acquisition of Polysynthetic Languages," in Language and Linguistics Compass, 8(2), 2014, pp. 51-64


  • Blythe, J. "Preference organization driving structuration: Evidence from Australian Aboriginal interaction for pragmatically motivated grammaticalization," in Language, 89(4), 2013, pp. 883-919
  • Green, J. (submitted). "The Altyerre Story - 'Suffering badly by translation'," in The Australian Journal of Anthropology


  • Agnihotri, S. and Aung Si. "Solega ethno-ornithology," in Journal of Ethnobiology 32(2). Society of Ethnobiology: 2012, pp. 185-211
  • Blythe, J. "From passing-gesture to 'true' romance: Kin-based teasing in Murriny Patha conversation," in Journal of Pragmatics, 44, 2012, pp. 508-528 doi:10.1016/j.pragma.2011.11.005
  • Bundgaard-Nielsen, Rikke L., Baker, Brett J., Kroos, Christian; Harvey, Mark and Best, Catherine T. "Vowel acoustics reliably differentiate three coronal stops of Wubuy across prosodic contexts," in Laboratory Phonology Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 133-161
  • Frost, K., Elder, C. and Wigglesworth, G. "Investigating the validity of an integrated listening-speaking task: A discourse-based analysis of test takers' oral performances," in Language Testing, 29 (3), 2012, pp. 345-369
  • Loakes, D., Moses, K., Simpson, J. and Wigglesworth, G. "Developing tests for the assessment of traditional language skill: A case study in an Indigenous Australian community," in Language Assessment Quarterly, 9 (3), 2012, pp. 311-330
  • Nordlinger, R. and Caudal, P. "The Tense, aspect, and modality system in Murrinh-Patha," in Australian Journal of Linguistics 34 (1), 2012, pp. 73-113
  • Thieberger, N. "Mood and Transitivity in South Efate," in Oceanic Linguistics Vol. 51, No. 2, 2012, pp. 387-401


  • Wigglesworth, G., J. Simpson, and D. Loakes. "NAPLAN language assessments for Indigenous children in remote communities: issues and problems," (265kb pdf) in Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 34, 3, 2011, pp. 320-343
  • Aung Si. "Biology in language documentation," (1.49Mb pdf) in Language Documentation & Conservation 5, 2011, pp. 169-186
  • Nordlinger, R. "Transitivity in Murrinh-Patha," in Studies in Language 35(3), 2011, pp. 702-734
  • Singer, R. "Typologising idiomaticity: Noun-verb idioms and their relations," in Linguistic Typology 15, 2011, pp. 625-659
  • Tabain, M., Fletcher, J. and Butcher, A. "An EPG study of palatal consonants in two Australian Languages," in Language and Speech 54(2), 2011, pp. 265-282
  • Thieberger, Nick. "Building A Lexical Database with Multiple Outputs: Examples from Legacy Data and from Multimodal Fieldwork," in International Journal of Lexicography 24, 2011, pp. 463-472; doi:10.1093/ijl/ecr027
  • Vogel, A., Fletcher J., Snyder, P., Fredrickson, A. and Maruff, P. "Reliability, stability and sensitivity to change and impairment in acoustic measures of timing and frequency," in Journal of Voice Pages. 25, 2011, pp. 137-149


  • Blythe, J. "Self-association in Murriny Patha talk-in-interaction," in Mushin, I. and Gardner, R. (eds.,). Studies in Australian Indigenous Conversation [Special issue]. Australian Journal of Linguistics, 2010, pp. 447-469 doi:10.1080/07268602.2010.518555
  • Maxwell, O., and Fletcher, J. "The acoustic characteristics of diphthongs in Indian English," in World Englishes 29, 2010, pp. 28-46
  • Nordlinger, R. "Verbal morphology in Murrinh-Patha: evidence for templates," in Morphology 20(2), 2010, pp. 321-341
  • Storch, N. and Wigglesworth, G. "Learners' processing, uptake and retention of corrective feedback on writing: Case studies," in Studies in Second Language Acquisition 32 (2), 2010, pp. 303-334
  • Sadler, L. and Nordlinger, R. "Nominal juxtaposition in Australian languages: an LFG analysis," in Journal of Linguistics 46(2), 2010, pp. 415-452
  • Singer, R. "Creativity in the use of gender agreement in Mawng: how the discourse functions of a gender system can approach those of a classifier system," in Studies in Language 34, 2010, pp. 382-416
  • Tan, L., Wigglesworth, G. and Storch, N. "Pair interactions and mode of communication: Comparing face-to-face and computer mediated communication," in Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 33 (3). 2010, pp. 1-24
  • Vogel, A. V., Fletcher, J. F. and Maruff, P. T. M. "Acoustic analysis of the effects of sustained wakefulness on speech," in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 128 (6), 2010, pp. 3747-3756
  • Wigglesworth, G. and Elder, C. "An investigation of the effectiveness and validity of planning time in speaking tasks," in Language Assessment Quarterly, 7 (1), 2010, pp. 1-24