Articles and book chapters

 


Travis, Catherine E. & Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2014. Stress on I: Debunking unitary contrast accounts. Studies in Language 38.2: 360-392. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena & Joseph Bauman.  2014. Por, pora, para. Sintaxis histórica de la lengua española, III: Adverbios, preposiciones y conjunciones, Concepción Company Company (directora). México: Fondo de Cultura Económica y Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. .pdf



Schwenter, Scott A. & Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2014. Competing constraints on the variable    

placement of direct object clitics in Mexico City Spanish. Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada/ Spanish Journal of Applied Linguistics. abstract .pdf



Torres Cacoullos, Rena & Catherine E. Travis. 2013. Prosody, priming and particular constructions: The patterning of English first-person singular subject expression in conversation. Journal of Pragmatics 63: 19-34. .pdf


Travis, Catherine E. & Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2013. Making voices count: Corpus compilation in bilingual communities. Australian Journal of Linguistics 33.2: 170-194. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2012. Grammaticalization through inherent variability: The development of a progressive in Spanish. Studies in Language 36.1: 73-122. .pdf


Travis, Catherine E. and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2012. What do subject pronouns do in discourse? Cognitive Linguistics 23.4: 711-748. .pdf


Travis, Catherine E. and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2012. Chapter 30: Discourse syntax. Handbook of Hispanic linguistics, José Ignacio Hualde, Antxon Olarrea & Erin O’Rourke (eds.), 653-672. Oxford: Blackwell. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and Catherine E. Travis. 2011. Testing convergence via code-switching: Priming and the structure of variable subject expression. International Journal of Bilingualism 15.3: 241-267.


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and James A. Walker.  2011. Chapter 18: Collocations in grammaticalization and variation. Handbook of Grammaticalization, Bernd Heine & Heiko Narrog (eds.). 225-238. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pdf 


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2011. Variation and grammaticalization. The Handbook of Hispanic Sociolinguistics, Manuel Díaz-Campos (ed.), 148-167. Malden, MA-Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2011. El estudio de la variación morfosintáctica: volver a la «complementariedad débil» por los canales de gramaticalización. Realismo en al análisis de corpus orales (primer coloquio de cambio y variación lingüística), Pedro Martín Butragueño (ed.), 391-410. México: El Colegio de México. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2011. Bajar y subir con o sin SE: las construcciones en la variación morfosintáctica. Variación variable (I Seminario Internacional de Variación Sociolingüística), María José Serrano (ed.), 127-152. Almería: Editorial Círculo Rojo. .pdf


Nikiforidou, Kiki, and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2010. Variably future-marked conditionals in Greek: Integrating discourse and grammar. Constructions and Frames 2.1: 90-123. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and Catherine E. Travis. 2010. Variable yo expression in New Mexico: English influence? Spanish of the Southwest:  A language in transition, Susana Rivera-Mills Susana Rivera-Mills & Daniel Villa (eds.), 185-206. Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Vervuert. .pdf


Schwenter, Scott A., and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2010. Grammaticalization paths as variable contexts in weak complementarity. Aspect in grammatical variation, James Walker (ed.), 13-26. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and James A. Walker. 2009. The present of the English future: Grammatical variation and collocations in discourse. Language 85.2: 321-354. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2009. Variation and grammaticisation: The emergence of an aspectual opposition. Studies in Language Variation: European Perspectives II. (ICLaVE 4, University of Cyprus, 17-19 June 2007), Stavroula Tsiplakou, Marilena Karyolemou & Pavlos Pavlou (eds), 215-224. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. .pdf


Bybee, Joan L., and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2009. The role of prefabs in grammaticization: How the particular and the general interact in language change. Formulaic language: Volume 1. Distribution and historical change, Roberta L. Corrigan, Edith A. Moravcsik, Hamid Ouali & Kathleen Wheatley (eds.), 187-217. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and James A. Walker. 2009. On the persistence of grammar in discourse formulas: a variationist study of that. Linguistics 47.1: 1-43. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2009. Las nominalizaciones de infinitivo. Sintaxis histórica del español, tomo II: La frase nominal, Concepción Company Company (directora),1673-1738. México: Fondo de Cultura Económica y Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. .pdf


Schwenter, Scott A., and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2008. Defaults and indeterminacy in temporal grammaticalization: the ‘perfect’ road to perfective. Language Variation and Change 20.1: 1-39. pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and Scott A. Schwenter. 2008. Constructions and pragmatics: variable middle marking in Spanish subir(se) ‘go up’ and bajar(se) ‘go down’. Journal of Pragmatics 40.8: 1455-1477. .pdf


Bybee, Joan, and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2008. Phonological and grammatical variation in exemplar models. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics 1.2: 399-413. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2008. La evolución de estar + V-ndo hacia expresión obligatoria del aspecto progresivo en español. Actas VII Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Lengua Española, Concepción Company Company y José G. Moreno de Alba (eds.), 1147-1162. Madrid: Arco Libros. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and Scott A. Schwenter. 2005/2007. Towards an operational notion of subjectification. Berkeley Linguistics Society 31: 347-358. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2006. Relative frequency in the grammaticization of collocations: nominal to concessive a pesar de. Selected proceedings of the 8th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, Timothy L. Face and Carol A. Klee (eds.), 37-49. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.


Aaron, Jessi Elana, and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2006. Te sales: ¿puede cuantificarse la subjetivización? Octavo Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Tomo 2, Rosa María Ortiz Ciscomani (ed.), 43-63. Hermosillo, Sonora: UniSon. .pdf


Aaron, Jessi Elana, and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2005. Quantitative measures of subjectification: a variationist study of Spanish salir(se). Cognitive Linguistics 16.4: 607-633. pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2005. La perspectiva diacrónica en variación sincrónica: el dativo de intensificación. Variación sintáctica en español: un reto para las teorías de sintaxis, Gabriele Knauer & Valeriano Bellosta von Colbe (eds.), 191-210. Tübingen: Niemeyer. pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena and Neddy A. Vigil. 2004. “Mi dad hablaba mexicano”: ¿Préstamos o alternancias de códigos? Actas XIII Congreso Internacional Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (ALFAL) 2002, Victor M. I. Sánchez Corrales (ed.), 455-462. San Juan, Costa Rica, CD-ROM. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and Jessi E. Aaron. 2003. Bare English-origin nouns in Spanish: Rates, constraints, and discourse functions. Language Variation and Change 15.3:287-326. pdf


Brown, Esther L., and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2003. Spanish /s/: A different story from beginning (initial) to end (final). A Romance Perspective in Language Knowledge and Use. (31st LSRL), Rafael Núñez-Cedeño, Luis López, and Richard Cameron (eds.), 22-38.  Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and Neddy A. Vigil. 2003 [2006]. Sustantivos de origen inglés en discurso español: ¿cuál es su gramática? Rio Bravo. A Journal of the Borderlands (Special editor: Glenn Martínez) 2.1: 69-84. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2002. Le:  From pronoun to verbal intensifier. Linguistics 40.2: 285-318. .pdf


Broce, Marlene, and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2002. “Dialectología urbana” rural: la estratificación social de (r) y (l) en Coclé, Panama. Hispania 85.2: 382-395. .pdf


Brown, Esther L, and Rena Torres Cacoullos. 2002. ¿Qué le vamoh aher?: Taking the syllable out of Spanish /s/-reduction. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics (PWPL) 8.3, Papers from NWAV 30, 17-31. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 2001. From lexical to grammatical to social meaning. Language in Society 30.3: 443-478. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and Fernanda Ferreira. 2000. Lexical frequency and voiced labiodental-bilabial variation in New Mexican Spanish. Southwest Journal of Linguistics 19.2:1-17. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 1999. Variation and grammaticization in progressives: Spanish -ndo constructions. Studies in Language 23.1:25-59. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 1999. Construction frequency and reductive change: Diachronic and register variation in Spanish clitic climbing. Language Variation and Change 11:143-70. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena, and José Esteban Hernández. 1999. A trabajarle: la construcción intensiva en el español mexicano. Southwest Journal of Linguistics 18.2:79-100. .pdf


Torres Cacoullos, Rena. 1998. Funciones del imperfecto progresivo en el español nuevomexicano. Cuarto Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Memorias, tomo 2,  Andrés Acosta Félix, Zarina Estrada Fernández, Max Figueroa Esteva & Gerardo López Cruz (eds.), 161-183. Hermosillo, México: Universidad de Sonora. .pdf

 

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