Publications




Déprez, V. (forthcoming in Déprez & Henri) What is 'negative' in Haitian Creole ? (A reply to V. Homer) toappear in Déprez V. & Henri. F.

Déprez, V. , Henri, F.. (under contract) . Negation and Negative Concord: The view From Creoles. John Benjamin

Déprez, V. Yeaton, J. (to appear) 'French Negative Concord And Discord. An experimental Investigation of Contextual and Prosodic Disambiguation. Proceedings ol LSRL 46.

Susagna Tubau, Viviane Déprez,  Joan Boras-Comes, Teresa Espinal (2017). How Speakers interpret the negation operators no and no… pas in Catalan. An Experimental Approach. Probus

Déprez, V. (2017)  'What is Strict Negative Concord ? Lessons from Creokes'  in Negation and Contact:  With special focus on Singapore English. D.P Ziegler, B.Zhiming eds, John Benjamins.

Achimova, A., Syrett, K., Musolino, J., Déprez, V. (2016). Children’s developing knowledge of wh-/quantifier question-answer relations. Language Learning and Development. [pdf]

Déprez, V. Tubau, S. Cheylus. A., Espinal, M-T. (2015) Double Negation in a Negative Concord Language. An Experimental Approach. Lingua p 75-107. Elsevier. Amsterdam

Achimova, Asya, Staroverov, Peter, Déprez, Viviane & Musolino Julien . (2015). Pair-list answers in naive speakers and professional linguists. In Arkadiev, P.M., Kapitonov, I.S., Lander, Y.A., Rakchilina, E.V.,Tatevosov, S.G. (Eds.) Donum semanticum: Opera linguistica et logica in honorem Barbarae Partee a discipulis amicisque Rossicis oblata pp. 21-       35. Moscow: [Jaziki slavyanskoy kultury] (Languages of slavic culture).

Bajaj, Vandana.  Déprez, V. and Musolino, J. (2014). The Question Under Discussion and
its Role in Scopal Ambiguity Resolution." In Andrea Beltrama, Tasos Chatzikonstantinou,
Jackson L. Lee, Mike Pham, Diane Rak (eds.), Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of
the Chicago Linguistic Society. Chicago Linguistic Society.Proceedings of the 2012 Chicago Linguistic Society
.


Aravena P, Courson M, Frak V, Cheylus A, Paulignan Y, Deprez, V and Nazir T (2014). Action relevance in linguistic context drives word-induced motor activity. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 8:163. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00163 - See more at: here

Achimova, A., Déprez, V., & Musolino, J. (2013). What makes pair-list answers available: An experimental approach. In Y. Fainleib, N. LaCara & Y. Park. (Eds.) NELS 41: Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (pp. 1-14). Amherst, MA: GLSA.


Alice, Roy, Aurore Curie., Tatiana Nazir, Yves Paulignan, Vincent Desportes, Pierre Fournet, Viviane Déprez, (2013) ‘Syntax at hand: common syntactic structures for action and language. PLOS One.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0072677


Achimova, A., Crosby, C., Déprez, V., Syrett, K., & Musolino, J. (2013). Which account of wh-/quantifier interaction should everyone adopt? A new take on a classic developmental puzzle. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. [pdf]

Déprez, V. Kristen Syrett, Shigeto Kawahara (2013) ‘The interaction of syntax, prosody, and discourse in licensing French wh-in-situ questions’ Lingua, Volume 124, Pages 4-19

Aravena, P. , Delevoye-Turrell,Y. , Déprez, V. Cheylus, A., Paulignan, Y., Frak V., Nazir, T. (2012)  “Grip Force Reveals the Context  Sensitivity of Language-Induced Motor Activity during “Action  Words” Processing: Evidence from Sentential Negation.” PLOS One, (Scientific American Press Release)                         

Déprez, V., K. Syrett & S. Kawahara,S. (2012)  'Interfacing information and  prosody: French wh-in situ', to appear in  Irene Franco, Sara  Lusini & Andrés Saab, eds. ''Romance languages and Linguistic Theory 2010. Selected papers from 'Going Romance', Leiden,  December 9-11"   John Benjamin

Déprez, V
. (2012)  ‘Atoms of Negation’ in  D.Ingham, P. Larrivée eds.
The Evolution of  Negation: Beyond the Jespersen Cycle. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter

Déprez, V. (2011) ‘From N to negative D: charting the time course of the historical rise of French n-words’ in ‘The Noun Phrase in Romance and Germanic: Structure, Variation and Change’, Petra Sleeman, Harry Perridon, eds. John Benjamins. pp 257-280

Déprez V., Petra Sleeman, Hakima Guella (2011) ‘Specificity Effects in L2 Determiner Acquisition: UG or Pragmatic Egocentrism ?’  Selected Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2010) edited by Mihaela Pirvulescu, María Cristina Cuervo, Ana T. Pérez-Leroux, Jeffrey Steele, and Nelleke Strik. 27-36.

R. Larson, R., V. Déprez, H. Yamakido, eds  (2010) .Evolution of language: the biolinguistics perspective. Cambridge University Press.

Déprez, V.  (2009) ‘(Un) interpretable features and Grammaticalization.  Historical Linguistics Today, Selected papers from the 18th International Conference  on Historical Linguistics, Monique Lemieux, Ferdande Dupuis, Etleva Vocal. eds. pp:83-98 John Benjamins 

Guella, H. Déprez, V. Reboul, A. (2008) "L’acquisition du trait de genre en  français L2 ». Cahiers of the French Language Studies Association   14:1:25-45

H. Guella, P.Sleeman, Déprez, V.  (2008)   ‘Article Choice Parameters in L2.’ In  Roumyana Slabakova, Jason  Rothman, Paula Kempchinsky, and Elena Gavruseva, eds. Proceeding of 9th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition. (GASLA 9) with  . 57-69. Cascadilla Proceedings Project, Somerville, MA.USA.

Déprez, V. (2008)  ‘On the structuring role of grammaticalized morpho-syntactic features’. In  Emily Elfner, Martin Walkow (eds) Proceeding of NELS 37.  Booksurge LIc

Déprez, V. (2007) ‘Probing the structuring role of grammaticalization: Nominal Constituents in French Lexifier Creoles.’ Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages. 22:2,  263-307. J. Benjamin. 

J. Camacho, N. Flores-Ferran, L. Sanchez, V. Déprez, and Maria Cabreras, eds (2007) Romance Linguistics 2006, Selected papers from LSRL 36. . J. Benjamin

Hoen, Michel, Déprez Viviane, Dominey, Peter (2007). ‘Do you agree? Electrophysiological characterization of online agreement checking  during French passive sentence comprehension.  Journal of Neurolinguistics. 20:5 395-421. Elsevier

Altshuler, Daniel, Déprez, Viviane (2007) ‘Parenthetical Null Constructions in Romance, in J.Camacho,     V.Deprez, N.Flores, L.Sanchez.  Romance Linguistgics .John Benjamin, with Daniel  Altshuler.  John Benjamins,

Déprez, V. (2007)  ‘Implicit determination and Plural’  in M.Baptista & Guéron.J.  eds. ‘Noun Phrases in Creole Languages’. pp. 299-336. John. Benjamins. 

Véronique Boulenger, Alice C. Roy, Yves Paulignan, Viviane Déprez,  Marc Jeannerod  & Tatjana , A. Nazir  (2006) ‘Cross-talk between  language processes and overt motor behavior in the first 200 ms of  processing’. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.18: 10. 1607-1615. MIT.  Press.

Déprez, V. (2006)  “On the Conceptual Role of Number”. In New Perspectives on Romance Linguistics, Nishida, Chiyo and Jean-Pierre Y. Montreuil (eds.), 67-83. John Benjamins.

Déprez,V. (2005) ‘Morphological Number, Semantic Number and bare Nouns’ Lingua. Volume 115, Issue 6: 857-883

Déprez, V.,France Martineau . (2004) “Micro-Parametric Variation and Negative Concord”. In Contemporary Approaches to Romance  Linguistics, Auger, Julie, J. Clancy Clements and Barbara Vance (eds.), pp.139–158

Corblin, J.  Déprez, V. De Swart, H., Tovena, L. (2004.)  “Negative Concord” in Hand  Book of French semantics . CSLI. Standford University Press. De Swart and Corblin. eds. pp. 417-455.

Tovena, L. Déprez, V. Jayez J.  (2004.)  “ Polarity sensitive items” in Handbook Of French Semantics CSLI. Standford University Press. De Swart and Corblin. eds. pp. 391-417.

Déprez,V., Martineau, F. (2004).   “Pour une analyse micro-paramétrique de la concordance négative” in Indéfinis et Prédications Francis Corblin, Sylvie Ferrando, Lucien Kupferman, éditeurs. Presses Universitaires de Paris-S Sorbonne. pp. 217-233

Martineau, F., Déprez, V.  (2004)  ‘Pas rien/Pas aucun en Français Classique’. Variation dialectale et  historique” Langue Francaise. 143: 33-47,
                   

Déprez, V. (2003) ‘Concordance négative, syntaxe des mots-N et variation dialectale’ Cahier de Linguistique Francaise. 25 : 97-118. Faculté des Lettres. Université de Genève

Michel Hoen, Myriam Golembiowski, Emmanuelle Guyot, Viviane Déprez, David Caplan, Peter F. Dominey. (2003)“Training with Cognitive  Sequence Improves Syntactic Comprehension in Agrammatic Aphasics”. Neuro Reports. 14(3): 495-499

Déprez, V. (2003) ‘Concordance négative, syntaxe des mots-N et variation dialectale’ Cahier de Linguistique Francaise. 25 : 97-118. Faculté des Lettres. Université de Genève

Nazir, T., Déprez, V. (2003) ‘De l’oral à l’écrit et vice-versa’.Numero Special. Les Secrets de  l’Intelligence/ Science et Vie 222-223. March

Déprez, V. (2003).  “The Architecture of DP in French Based Creoles”, in 'Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2001’ Josep Quer, Jan Schroten, Mauro Scorretti, Petra Sleeman and Els Verheugd eds. pp. 49-74. John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadelphia.   

Déprez, V. (2003). “Haitian Creole se: a copula, a pronoun, both or neither? On the double life of a functional projection” in Recent developments in Creole Studies. D.Adone ed. pp. 137-173. Max Niemeyer Verlag. Tubingen.. 

 Déprez, V. (2003).   “Constraints on the Meaning of Bare Nouns”. in A Romance Perspective on  Language Knowledge and Use, Current Issues In Linguistics Theory 238,  Raphael Nunes-Cedeno, Luis Lopez, Richard Cameron eds, pp.291-311.  John Benjamins

 Déprez, V. (2001) “On the nature of Bare Nouns in Haitian Creole” in Current Issues in Linguistics Theory. D.Cresti. C.Tortora.and T.Satterfield eds. 47-64. John Benjamins

Déprez, V. (2000) “Parallel (A)symmetries and the Intrernal Structure of Negative Expressions”   Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 18.2: 253-342  Kluwer.


Déprez, V. (1999) “De la nature sémantique des nominaux sans déterminant en créole haitien” in Langues 2.4: 289-300. John Libbey Eurotext, Agence Universitaire de La  Francophonie.

Deprez, V (1999)  “Empirical quicksand or Empirical smokescreen?” Journal of Pidgin and  Creole Languages 14:2. 351-357. John Benjamin, Amsterdam. 

Déprez, V. (1999)  “The Roots of Negative Concord in French and French Based Creoles”, in Language Creation  and Language Change: Creole, Diachrony and  Development,. 375-428, MIT Press. Michel DeGraff. Ed.

Déprez, V. (1998) “Semantic Effects of Agreement: The case of French participle agreement” (1998) Probus     10.1:1-67 Walter De Gryuter.

 Déprez, V. (1997).   “Two types of Negative Concord”, Probus 9.2: 103-142 Walter de Gruyter.

Déprez, V. Vinet, M.T  (1997). “Predicative Constructions and Functional Categories in Haitian Creole”,    Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 12.2 : 1-32,  John Benjamin,  Amsterdam. with M.T Vinet

Déprez, V. (1997 )  “A non Unified Analysis of Negative Concord”, in The syntax and  semantics of Negation, Hirschbulher P. and Martineau F.eds, 53-74. John  Benjamin, Amsterdam.

 Déprez, V. (1996) “Agreement, Specificity and Impersonal Constructions” in  Aspect of Romance Linguistics 161-175. Claudia Parodi, Carlos Quicoli, Mario Saltarelli and Maria Luisa Zubizarreta eds, Georgetown University Press.

Deprez, V. (1995)   “Sous-Spécification, Projections Fonctionelles et Fixation des Paramètres”,                                Recherches Linguistiques de Vincennes 24: Grammaire Universelle et Acquisition du Langage, 177- 207, Celia Jakubovitz ed, Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, Paris.

 Déprez, V. (1994) “A Minimal Account of  the Thatt Effect”, Paths towards Universal Grammar: Studies in Honor of Richard S.Kayne, Guglielmo Cinque, Jan Koster, Jean-Yves Pollock and Raffaella Zanuttini, eds. pp 121-135,  Georgetown University Press, 1994

 Déprez,V. (1994). “Parameters of Object movement”, in Studies on Scrambling, 102-152. N.Corvert and H.Van Riemsdik eds, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin.

 Déprez, V. (1994).   “Underspecification, Functional Projections and Parameter Setting”, in   Syntactic Theory and First Language Acquisition: Cross Linguistic Perspective, 249-273, B.Lust, J.Kornfilt, and J. Whitman eds, Erlbaum.

Déprez, V. (1994) “Questionswith Floated Quantifiers”, Proceeding of the VI th Conference on Semantics and Linguistics Theory 97- 113, Mandy Harvey, Lynn Santelmann eds. Cornell University.

Déprez, V. (1994) “Pair-list Answers with Floated Quantifiers”, Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 13) 150-165, 1994

Déprez, V. (1993) “The Weak Island Effect of Floating Quantifiers”, University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers, 23: 53-79. E. Benedicto and J.Runner eds, GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

 Déprez, V. (1993) “The Role of Agreement for Government”, Proceedings of XI th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 148160 (WCCFL 11) Jonathan Mead ed., Stanford Linguistics Association.

Déprez, V. (1992) “Is Haitian Creole Really a Prodrop Language?”, Travaux de Recherche sur le Créole  Haitien,11: 2341, Université du Québec à Montréal.

 Déprez, V. (1991) “Economy and the Thatt Effect”, Proceeding of the Western Conference on Linguistics, (WECOL) 4: 7487,K. Hunte, T.Perry and V.Samiian eds., California State University, 1991

 Déprez,V. (1991) “WHmovement: Adjunction and Substitution”, Proceedings of the Xth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 10: 103114 in Dawn Bates ed., Stanford Linguistics Association

Déprez, V. (1990) “Two Ways of Moving the Verb in French”, in Papers on Wh-movement :MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, 13: 4785, L.Cheng and H.Demirdache 

Déprez, V. (1989) Stylistic Inversion and Verb Movement”, Proceedings of the Fifth Eastern States Conference on Linguistics:71-82, Joyce Powers and Kenneth de Jong Eds, The Ohio States University.

 Déprez, V. (1988) “Complex Segments in Georgian”, Proceedings of the 18th annual meeting of the North Eastern Linguistics Society (NELS 18), 7: 109123, University of Massachusetts Amherst,1987

Déprez, V. Hale, K., (1986) “The Landing Sites of Resumptive Pronoun Objects in Irish”, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 5:3847, Paul Jefferis and Williams J.Mahon eds.