N. J. Enfield

University of Sydney, Australia
E-mail: Nick.Enfield@mpi.nl
Page: http://www.mpi.nl/people/enfield-nick

Fields of interest:


Language use

Recent publications:

Enfield, N. J. (2011). (ed.):
Dynamics of Human Diversity: the case of Mainland Southeast Asia.
Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

Enfield, N. J. (2010):
Without social context?
Science, 329(5999), 1600-1601.

Enfield, N. J. (2010):
Human sociality at the heart of language [Inaugural lecture]. Nijmegen:
Radboud University Nijmegen.

Enfield, N. J. (2009):
The anatomy of meaning: Speech, gesture, and composite utterances.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Stivers, T., Enfield, N. J., Brown, P., Englert, C., Hayashi, M., Heinemann, T., Hoymann, G., Rossano, F., De Ruiter, J. P., Yoon, K.-E., & Levinson, S. C. (2009):
Universals and cultural variation in turn-taking in conversation.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106 (26), 10587-10592.

Enfield, N. J. (2008):
Transmission biases in linguistic epidemiology.
Journal of Language Contact, 2, 295-306.

Enfield, N. J. (2007):
A grammar of Lao.
Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Bohnemeyer, J., Enfield, N. J., Essegbey, J., Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Kita, S., Lüpke, F., & Ameka, F. K. (2007):
Principles of event segmentation in language: The case of motion events.
Language, 83(3), 495-532.

Enfield, N. J., & Stivers, T. (Eds.). (2007):
Person reference in interaction: Linguistic, cultural, and social perspectives.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

De Ruiter, J. P., Mitterer, H., & Enfield, N. J. (2006):
Projecting the end of a speaker’s turn: A cognitive cornerstone of conversation.
Language, 82(3), 515-535.

Enfield, N. J., & Levinson, S. C. (Eds.). (2006):
Roots of human sociality: Culture, cognition and interaction.
Oxford: Berg.

Enfield, N. J. (2005):
Areal linguistics and mainland Southeast Asia.Annual Review of Anthropology, 34, 181-206.