Søren Wichmann

University Lecturer
Centre for Linguistics
Leiden University
E-mail: s.k.wichmann@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Page: http://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/1/soren-wichmann

Fields of interest:

Historical and descriptive linguistics, typology of language, Mesoamerican languages and writing systems

Recent publications:

S. Wichmann,
A classification of Papuan languages.
History, contact and classification of Papuan languages (Language and Linguistics in Melanesia, Special Issue 2012), H. Hammerstrom, W. van den Heuvel (eds.), Port Moresby: Linguistic Society of Papua New Guinea 2013, pp. 313-386.

C. H. Brown, E. W. Holman, S. Wichmann,
Sound correspondences in the world’s languages.
Language 89.1/2013, pp. 4-29

S. Wichmann, E. W. Holman,
Languages with longer words have more lexical change.
Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differences, L. Borin, A. Saxena (eds.), Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 2013, pp. 249-284.

S. Wichmann, A. P. Grant (eds.),
Quantitative Approaches to Linguistic Diversity: Commemorating the Centenary of the Birth of Morris Swadesh.
Benjamins Current Topics 46, Amsterdam & Philadephia: John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012.

S. Wichmann, M. Urban,
Toward an automated classification in Englishes.
The Oxford Handbook of the History of English, T. Nevalainen, E. Closs (eds.), Oxford/ New York: Oxford University Press 2012, pp. 676-686.

S. Wichmann, E. W. Holman,
Temporal Stability of Linguistics Typological Features,
Munchen: Lincoln Europa 2009.

S. Wichmann, E. Holman,
Population size and rates of language change.
Human Biology 81/ 2009, pp. 259-274.

S. Wichmann, M. Donohue (eds.),
The Typology of Semantic Alignment,
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008.

S. Wichman,
Popoluca de Texistepec. Archivo de las lenguas indigenas de Mexico,
Mexico: El Colegio de Mexico 2007.

S. Wichman (ed.),
The Linguistics of Maya Writing,
Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press 2004.

S. Wichman,
Diccionario analitico del popoluca de Texistepec.
Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 2002.