Charlotte Hemmings

List of John Benjamins publications for which Charlotte Hemmings plays a role.


Hemmings, Charlotte 2021 Chapter 18. When an antipassive isn’t an antipassive anymore: The Actor Voice construction in KelabitAntipassive: Typology, diachrony, and related constructions, Janic, Katarzyna and Alena Witzlack-Makarevich (eds.), pp. 579–620 | Chapter
This paper presents the Actor Voice (av) construction in Kelabit, a Western Austronesian language spoken in Northern Sarawak, Malaysia. It compares Kelabit av with prototypical antipassives and related constructions in the more conservative Western Austronesian languages, using case studies of… read more
Janic, Katarzyna and Charlotte Hemmings 2021 Alignment shift as functional markedness reversalJournal of Historical Linguistics 11:2, pp. 299–341 | Article
In this paper, we propose treating alignment shift as a process of functional markedness reversal in the domain of semantically transitive constructions. We illustrate how this approach allows us to capture similarities between the alignment shifts in Eskimo-Aleut and Western Austronesian… read more