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MIT Linguistics: Department of Linguistics & Philosophy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Wayne O'Neil :: Publications

"Nicaraguan English in History." In C. Jones (ed.), Historical Linguistics: Problems and Perspectives. 279-318, London: Longman, 1993.

(with M. Honda) "Triggering Science-Forming Capacity through Linguistic Inquiry." In K. Hale and S.J. Keyser (eds.), The View from Building 20: Essays in Linguistics in Honor of Sylvain Bromberger. 229-255, Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1993.

(with M. Halle and J.-R. Vergnaud) "Metrical Coherence in Old English without the Germanic Foot." Linguistic Inquiry 24.3, 529-539, 1993.

(with M. Honda) "Constructing and Evaluating Theories Using Linguistics in the School Science Curriculum." In C. Otero (ed.), Noam Chomsky: Critical Assessments 4.2, Chapter 31, 643-656, London: Routledge, 1994.

(with S. Flynn) "Adult Next-Language Acquisition and the Theory of Grammar." In C. Otero (ed.), Noam Chomsky: Critical Assessments 4.2, Chapter 32, 657-679, London: Routledge. 1994.

"Two Essays for Toshio Nakao: 1. Syntax; 2. The Rhythm Rule in English." In S. Chiba et al. (eds.), Synchronic and Diachronic Approaches to Language: A Festschrift for Toshio Nakao on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday, 481-501, Tokyo: Liber Press, 1994.

"Syntax." In A. Purves (ed.), Encyclopedia of English Studies and the Language Arts, Volume II, 1136-1140, New York: Scholastic (National Council of Teachers of English), 1994.

"Testimony in Opposition to Governor Weld's Proposed Legislation: 'An Act Relative to Bilingual Education'." Wheelock College Undergraduate Faculty Newsletter 3.1, 10-11, 1995.

(with Maya Honda) "Linguistics in education: What can you learn from plural nouns and voicing?" In Yuji Nishiyama and Yukio Otsu (eds.), Keio Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 1, 125-146, 1996.

(with Maya Honda) "On making linguistics useful for teachers: What can you learn from plural nouns and R?" In Donna L. Lillian (ed.), Papers of the nineteenth annual meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association/Actes du colloque annuel de l'Association de Linguistique de Provinces Atlantiques, 81-92, Ontario, Canada: York University Press, 1996.

"La lengua: El último de los prejucios, entervista con Wayne O'Neil." Zorros y erizos 2.8, 1997.

"'If Ebonics Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?' (pace James Baldwin, 1979)," Rethinking Schools: The Real Ebonics Debate [special issue] 12.1, 10-11, 1997.

(with S. Flynn and G. Martohardjono) (eds.), The Generative Study of Second Language Acquisition. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 1998.

"The Rhythm Rule in English and the Growth of L2 Knowledge." In S. Flynn, G. Martohardjono and W. O'Neil (eds.), The Generative Study of Second Language Acquisition, 333-347, Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 1998.

"'If Ebonics Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?' (pace James Baldwin, 1979)" (revised version). In Theresa Perry and Lisa Delpit (eds.), The real ebonics debate: Power, language, and the education of African-American children, 29-37, Boston: Beacon Press, 1998.

"Lingustics for Everyone," a plenary-session paper to appear in the on-line proceedings of the joint 1998 meeting of the Applied Lingustics Assocation of Australia and the Australian Linguistics Society.

"The bilingual mind/brain: Do we, can we know anything about it?" In Enoch Iwamoto et al.(eds.), Inoue Festschrift. To appear in 1999.

"Ebonics in the media". In Radical Teacher (issue on eudcation and the media), to appear January 1999.