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Professor Alan Dench


Position
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Humanities
Faculty
Office of the Provost
School
Faculty of Humanities

Publications


2017

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Miceli, L., and A. C. Dench. 2017. "The areal linguistics of Australia." In The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics Hickey, R., 732-757 Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2013

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Dench, A. 2013. "Possession in Martuthunira." In Possession and Ownership Aikhenvald, A. Y., and R. M. W. Dixon., 126-148 Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2012

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Caudal, P., A. Dench, and L. Roussarie. 2012. "A semantic type-driven account of verb-formation patterns in Panyjima." Australian Journal Of Linguistics 32 (1): 115-155.
  • Stirling, L., and A. Dench. 2012. "Tense, aspect, modality and evidentiality in Australian languages: Foreword." Australian Journal Of Linguistics 32 (1): 1-6.
  • Ritz, M. E., A. Dench, and P. Caudal. 2012. "Now or then ? the clitic - Rru in Panyjima: Temporal properties in discourse." Australian Journal Of Linguistics 32 (1): 41-72.

2009

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 2009. "The Semantics of Clause Linking in Martuthunira." In The Semantics of Clause Linking A Cross-Linguistic Typology DIxon, R. M. W., and A. Y. Aikhenvald., 261-284 New York: OUP Oxford.
  • Dench, A. C. 2009. "The Aboriginal People Of The North-West Cape." In The Stefano castaways Melville-Jones, J., 139-149 Australia: Warrigal Press.

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Ritz, M. E., and A. C. Dench. 2009. "Le futur en Martuthunira, une langue du Pilbara dans le Nord Ouest de l’Australie." Faits de Langues: revue de linguistique 33: 221-227.

2008

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Dench, A. 2008. "Case in an Australian Language: Distribution of Case and Multiple Case Marking in Nyamal." In The Oxford Handbook of Case Malchukov, A., and A. Spencer., 756-769 Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2007

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 2007. "Demonstrative paradigm splitting in the Pilbara languages of Western Australia*." In 17th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Jul 31, 2005, Madison, Wisconsin: John Benjamins.

2006

Books (Research)

  • Ameka, F. K., A. C. Dench, and N. Evans. 2006. "Catching Language The Standing Challenge of Grammar Writing.": Walter de Gruyter.

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Evans, N., and A. C. Dench. 2006. "Catching Language The Standing Challenge of Grammar Writing." In Catching Language The Standing Challenge of Grammar Writing Ameka, F. K., A. Dench, and N. Evans., 1-39 Berlin, Germany: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Dench, A. C. 2006. "Descent and Diffusion: The Complexity of the Pilbara Situation." In Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics Aikhenvald, A. Y., and R. M. W. Dixon., 105-133 Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 2006. "Case Marking Strategies in Subordinate Clauses in Pilbara Languages: Some Diachronic Speculations." Australian Journal of Linguistics 26 (1): 81-105.

2003

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 2003. "From purposive/future to present: Shifting temporal categories in the Pilbara languages of north west Western Australia." In 15th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Aug 13, 2001, Melbourne: John Benjamins.

1998

Books (Research)

  • Dench, A. 1998. "Yingkarta." Munich: Lincom Europa.

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 1998. "What is a Ngayarta Language? A Reply to O'Grady and Laughren." Australian Journal of Linguistics 18 (1): 91-107.
  • Dench, A. 1998. "Pidgin ngarluma: An indigenous contact language in north Western Australia." Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 13 (1): 1-61.

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 1998. "The *Dative Split in Martuthunira." In 1998 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society, Jul 3, 1998, Brisbane, Australia: Australian Linguistics Society.

1997

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 1997. "Where do complex kinterms come from?." In Boundary Rider: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey O'Grady Tryon, D., and M. Walsh., 107-132 Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

1995

Books (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 1995. "Martuthunira A Language of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia.": Department of Linguistics Research School of Pacific.

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 1995. "Suffixaufnahme and apparent ellipsis in Martuthunira." In Double Case Agreement by Suffixaufnahme Plank, F., 380-395 United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. C. 1995. "Comparative Reconstitution." In 12th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Manchester: John Benjamins.

1994

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. 1994. "The historical development of pronoun paradigms in the pilbara region of western australia." Australian Journal of Linguistics 14 (2): 155-191.

1988

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A., and N. Evans. 1988. "Multiple Case-Marking in Australian Languages." Australian Journal of Linguistics 8 (1): 1-47.

1987

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. 1987. "Kinship and collective activity in the ngayarda languages of australia." Language in Society 16 (3): 321-339.

1982

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. 1982. "The development of an accusative case marking pattern in the ngayarda languages of western australia." Australian Journal of Linguistics 2 (1): 43-59.

1980

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Dench, A. 1980. "Kin terms and pronouns of the panyjima language of northwest western australia." Anthropological Forum 5 (1): 105-120.
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1994

Books Chapters - Other

  • Dench, A. C. 1994. "Nyungar." In Macquarie Aboriginal Words A Dictionary of Words from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Thieberger, N., and W. McGregor., 173-192 Sydney: Macquarie Library.
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