Publications and Presentations

Journal Papers

  • Smirnova, A., & Jackendoff, R. 2017. Case assignment and argument realization in nominals. Language, 93(4), 877–911.
  • Smirnova, A., Laranetto, H., & Kolenda, N. (2017). Ideology through sentiment analysis: A changing perspective on Russia and Islam in NYT. Discourse & Communication. DOI :10.1177/1750481317699347.
  • Smirnova, A., & Iliev, R. (2016). Political and linguistic identities in an ethnic conflict. Journal of Language and Social Psychology. doi: 10.1177/0261927X16643559.
  • Smirnova, A. (2015). Aligning language to ideology: A socio-semantic analysis of communist and democratic mass media language in Bulgaria. Journal of Language and Politics, 14(2), 205-232. doi: 10.1075/jlp.14.2.02smi.
  • Iliev, R., & Smirnova, A. (2016). Revealing word order: Using serial position in binomials to predict properties of the speaker. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 45(2), 205-235. doi: 10.1007/s10936-014-9341-3.
  • Smirnova, A. (2015). Nominalization in English: Semantic restrictions on argument realization. Linguistic inquiry 46(3), 568 – 579. doi: 10.1162/LING_a_00193.
  • Smirnova, A. (2015). The ‘feel like’ construction in Russian and its kin: Implications for the structure of the lexicon. Journal of Linguistics, 51(01), 107-145. doi: 10.1017/S0022226714000231.
  • Smirnova, A. (2013). Evidentiality in Bulgarian: Temporality, epistemic modality, and information source. Journal of Semantics, 30(4), 479-532. doi:10.1093/jos/ffs017.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

  • Smirnova A., Romero Sanchez R., Lenarsky A. (2019). Contextual Determinants of Adjective Order: Beyond Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. In A.K. Goel, C.M. Seifert, & C. Freksa (Eds.) Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2825-2831). Montreal, QB: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Smirnova, A. (2015). Understanding deverbal nominals: World knowledge or lexical semantics? Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2224 – 2229.
  • Smirnova, A., & Iliev, R. (2014). Evidentiality in language and cognition: The view from Construal Level Theory. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2943 – 2948.

Conference Presentations

  • Smirnova, A., Romero Sanchez R., Lenarsky A. (2019). Contextual Determinants of Adjective Order: Beyond Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Smirnova, A., and Ilenstine, S. (2020). What search queries reveal about the theories of register variation? To be presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in New Orleans on January 2–5, 2020.
  • Smirnova, A. 2017. World knowledge is not enough: Semantic role interpretation in deverbal nominals. CSLI Workshop: Bridging computational and psycholinguistic approaches to the study of meaning. Stanford University, February 17-18.
  • Smirnova, A. 2016. Evidentiality in abductive reasoning. California Semantics and Pragmatics (CUPS) 9, University of California, Santa Cruz. October 21-22.