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Recent Papers

Filipović, L. & J. A. Hawkins (to appear) 'Multiple factors in second language acquisition: The CASP model', Linguistics[pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (to appear) 'Patterns in competing motivations and the interaction of principles'. In: E. Moravcsik, B. MacWhinney & A. Malchukov, eds., Competing Motivations, Oxford University Press, Oxford.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (to appear) 'Disharmonic word orders from a processing efficiency perspective'.  In: T. Biberauer & M. Sheehan, eds., Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order, Oxford University Press, Oxford.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2012) 'The drift of English towards invariable word order from a typological and Germanic perspective'. In: T. Nevalainen & E. C. Traugott, eds., The Oxford Handbook of the History of English, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 622–632.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2012) 'Patterns of asymmetry in argument structure across languages: Some principles and puzzles'. In: P. Suihkonen, B. Comrie & V. Solovyev, eds., Argument Structure and Grammatical Relations: A Crosslinguistic Typology, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 133–150.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2011) 'Processing efficiency and complexity in typological patterns'. In: J.J. Song, ed., Oxford Handbook of Language Typology, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 206–226.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2011) 'A processing approach to the typology of noun phrases', Italian Journal of Linguistics 23.1:1–20.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2011) 'Discontinuous dependencies in corpus selections: Particle verbs and their relevance for current issues in language processing'. In: J. Arnold & E. Bender, eds., Readings in Cognitive Science, CSLI Publications, Stanford, California, 269–291.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2011) 'Processing efficiency and complexity in typological patterns'. In: J. J. Song, ed., Oxford Handbook of Language Typology, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 206–226.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2009) 'Language universals and the performance-grammar correspondence hypothesis'. In: M.H. Christiansen, C. Collins & S. Edelman, eds., Language Universals, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 54–78.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2009) 'An efficiency theory of complexity and related phenomena'. In: G. Sampson, D. Gil & P. Trudgill, eds., Language Complexity as an Evolving Variable, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 252–268.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. with P. Buttery (2009) 'Using learner language from corpora to profile levels of proficiency: Insights from the English Profile Programme'. In: L. Taylor & C. J. Weir, eds., Language Testing Matters: Investigating the Wider Social and Educational Impact of Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 158–175.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2008) 'An asymmetry between VO and OV languages: The ordering of obliques'. In: G. Corbett & M. Noonan, eds., Case and Grammatical Relations: Essays in Honour of Bernard Comrie, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 167–190.  [pdf]

Hawkins, J. A. (2007) 'Processing typology and why psychologists need to know about it', New Ideas in Psychology 25:87–107.  [pdf]