(organized by type) (For publications organized by language and subject, click here)
- The Sino-Tibetan Languages, 2nd Edition, ed. by Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla. London & New York: Routledge, in press, due 2016.
- Rawang-English-Burmese Dictionary (Randy J. LaPolla & David Sangdong). http://www.tibeto-burman.net/rda/dictionary/. Also limited print run for distribution to the community, December 2015.
- Language Structure and Environment: Social, cultural and natural factors, edited by Rik De Busser and Randy J. LaPolla. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2015.
- Studies in Transitivity: Insights from Language Documentation. Special issue of the journal Studies in Language (35.3) (F. Kratochvı́l, A. Coupe & R. LaPolla, eds.). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2011.
- Dao Tianye qu—Yuyanxue Tianye Diaocha de Fangfa yu Shijian (To the Field—The Method and Experience of Linguistic Fieldwork), edited by Dai Qingxia, Luo Rendi (Randy J. LaPolla), and Wang Feng. Beijing: Minzu Chubanshe, 2009.
- Language Variation: Papers on variation and change in the Sinosphere and in the Indosphere in honour of James A. Matisoff, edited by David Bradley, Randy LaPolla, Boyd Michailovsky & Graham Thurgood. Pacific Linguistics. Canberra: Australian National University, Dec. 2003 (PL 548, ISBN (Paperback) ISBN 0 85883 541).
Grammar of Qiang, with Annotated Texts and Glossary (Mouton
Grammar Library 31), by Randy J. LaPolla, with
Chenglong Huang. Berlin: Mouton
de Gruyter, 445 + xvii pp., Dec. 2003 (ISBN
(Reviewed by Edward Vajda on the Linguistlist
(http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-671.html) 2005.03.07, and by Graham Thurgood in
Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 28(2005).1: 107-10.)
- The Sino-Tibetan Languages (Routledge Language Family Series 3),edited by Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla. London & New York: Routledge, 727 + xxii pp., Jan. 2003 (ISBN 0-7007-1129-5). Paperback version released April 2007 (ISBN 978-0-415-77295-2).
- Rawang Texts, with Grammatical Analysis and English Translation, by Randy J. LaPolla & Dory Poa. Berlin: LINCOM EUROPA, December 2001 (ISBN 3 89586 783 7).
- The Tibeto-Burman Languages of Uttar Pradesh, edited by Randy J. LaPolla, Volume II of A Linguistic Approach to Zhangzhung and Related Languages in the Indian Himalayas (Senri Ethnological Reports 19). edited by Yasuhiko Nagano & Randy J. LaPolla. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, March, 2001 (ISSN 1340-6787).
- Syntax: Structure, Meaning, and Function (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics Series), by Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. & Randy J. LaPolla. Cambridge University Press, 1997. (ISBN 0-521-49565-2 (cloth); 0-521-49915-1 (paper)). (Nominated for the Linguistic Society of America Bloomfield Book Award; Reviewed by John Newman in Linguistic Typology 2.3:399-410 (1998), by S. Robinson in Language 75.3:621 (1999), by Laura and Radu Daniliuc on the LINGUIST List 11.485, Tue Mar. 7, 2000, and by Cynthia Allen in Australian Journal of Linguistics 22.2:272-277).
- Grammatical Relations in Chinese: Synchronic and Diachronic Considerations. PhD dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, 1990. (abstract, pdf)
- Bibliography of the Papers from the International Conferences on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, I-XXI, by Randy J. LaPolla & John B. Lowe. STEDT Monograph Series, No. 1, 1989. (Second edition, including conferences XXII-XXV, published October 1994. Reviewed by Robert S. Bauer in Mon-Khmer Studies 24(1995):115-16.)
- Linguistics East and West: Sino-Tibetan, Tai, and American Indian, recorded and edited by Ning-ping Chan & Randy J. LaPolla. Transcript of our interviews with Prof. Fang-Kuei Li to record his oral history. Published by the Regional Oral History Office, a department of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1989. (available on line; click on title)
- “Noun-Modifying Clausal Constructions in Sino-Tibetan Languages”. In Yoshiko Matsumoto, Bernard Comrie, & Peter Sells (eds.), Noun-Modifying Clause Constructions in Languages of Eurasia: Reshaping theoretical and geographical boundaries. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins, in press, 2017.
- “An Overview of Sino-Tibetan Morphosyntax.” (fully updated for 2nd edition) In Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla (eds.), The Sino-Tibetan Languages, 2nd Edition, 40-69. London & New York: Routledge, 2017.
- “Qiang.” (fully updated for 2nd edition) In Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla (eds.), The Sino-Tibetan Languages, 2nd Edition, 773-789. London & New York: Routledge, 2017.
- “Dulong.” (fully updated for 2nd edition) In Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla (eds.), The Sino-Tibetan Languages, 2nd Edition, 635-645. London & New York: Routledge, 2017.
- “Chao Yuen Ren [Zhào Yuánrèn 趙元任] (1892–1982)”. In Rint Sybesma (ed.), Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill, 2017.
- “Dulong 獨龍 Language”. In Rint Sybesma (ed.), Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill, 2017.
- “Notions of ‘Subject’”. In Rint Sybesma (ed.), Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill, 2017.
- “Topic and Comment”. In Rint Sybesma (ed.), Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill, 2017.
- “On scholarship in Sino-Tibetan Linguistics: Review article on Studies in Chinese and Sino-Tibetan Linguistics, ed. by Richard VanNess Simmons and Newell Ann Van Auken”. Commissioned review article for Journal of the American Oriental Society 136.4, 2016.
- “Once again on methodology and argumentation in linguistics: Problems with the arguments for recasting Sino-Tibetan as ‘Trans-Himalayan’”. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 39:2 (Dec 2016), 282–297. doi 10.1075/ltba.39.2.03lap
- “On categorization: Stick to the facts of the languages”. Invited position paper for special issue on descriptive vs. comparative categories, Linguistic Typology 20.2:365–375, December, 2016.
- “Review of The Language Myth, by Vyvyan Evans”. Commissioned review for Studies in Language 40 (April 2016).1: 235–252. doi 10.1075/sl.40.1.09lap
- "On the logical necessity of a cultural and cognitive connection for the origin of all aspects of linguistic structure". In Language Structure and Environment: Social, cultural and natural factors, edited by Rik De Busser and Randy J. LaPolla, 31-44. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2015.
- “The how and why of syntactic relations”. Invited plenary address and keynote of the Centre for Research on Language Change Workshop on Grammatical Change at the Annual Conference of the Australian Linguistics Society, University of Queensland, 7-9 July, 2006. To appear in Christian Lehmann, Stavros Skopeteas, Christian Marschke (ed), Evolution of syntactic relations (Trends in Linguistics Series). Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, to appear. (conference draft)
- “Sino-Tibetan Syntax”. In William S-Y Wang and Chaofen Sun (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Linguistics, 45-57. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
- “Towards a new approach to evidentiality: Issues and directions for research”. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 37.2: 240-263, October 2014.
- “Constituent structure in a Tagalog text”. Language and Linguistics 15.6: 761-774, October 2014.
- "Arguments for a construction-based approach to the analysis of Chinese". In Human Language Resources and Linguistic Typology, Papers from the Fourth International Conference on Sinology, edited by Tseng Chiu-yu, 33-57. Taiwan: Academia Sinica, 2013.
- “Subgrouping in Tibeto-Burman: Can an individual-identifying standard be developed? How do we factor in the history of migrations and language contact?” In What’s Where Why? Language Typology and Historical Contingency, edited by Balthasar Bickel, Lenore A. Grenoble, David A. Peterson, & Alan Timberlake, 463 – 474. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pub Co., 2013.
- “Arguments for a construction-based approach to the analysis of Sino-Tibetan languages”. In Peng Gang & Shi Feng (ed.), Eastward Flows the Great River— Festschrift in Honor of Professor William S-Y. WANG on his 80th Birthday, 127-141. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, 2013.
- “Eastern Asia: Sino-Tibetan linguistic history”. In Emmanuel Ness (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Prehistory Volume, Chapter 25. Chicester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2013.
- “Comments on methodology and evidence in Sino-Tibetan comparative linguistics”. Language and Linguistics (Special issue on Sino-Tibetan Comparative Studies) 13(2012).1:117-132.
- “On transitivity”. (Randy J. LaPolla, František Kratochvíl & Alexander R. Coupe). Studies in Language 35(2011).3:469-492.
- “On transitivity in two Tibeto-Burman languages”. Studies in Language 35(2011).3:637-650.
- “’Transitivity harmony’ in the Rawang language of northern Myanmar”. From the southern hemisphere: Parameters of language variation—E-Proceedings of the 2008 Conference of the Australian Linguistics Society(University of Sydney, 2-4 July, 2008), ed. by L. de Beuzeville & P. Peters, 1-9. Published 2010 on line; full collection at http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/6860.
- “Hierarchical person marking in the Rawang language”. In Forty Years of Sino-Tibetan Language Studies: Proceedings of ICSTLL-40, ed. by Dai Zhaoming, 107-113. Heilongjiang University Press, Dec. 2010.
- “Feilübin Tagaluo yu (Tagalog) de cilei fanchou (The lexical categories of the Tagalog language of the Philippines)”. Yuyanxue Luncong 41. Beijing: Peking University, 2010.
- “Causes and Effects of Substratum, Superstratum and Adstratum Influence, with Reference to Tibeto-Burman languages“. In Issues in Tibeto-Burman Historical Linguistics (Senri Ethnological Studies 75), ed. by Yasuhiko Nagano, 227–237. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, September, 2009.
- “Chinese as a Topic-Comment (Not Topic-Prominent and Not SVO) Language”. In Studies of Chinese Linguistics: Functional Approaches, ed. by Janet Xing, 9-22. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2009.
- “Relative Clause Structures in the Rawang Language”. Language and Linguistics 9.4:797-812 (special issue on relative clause structures edited by Henry Y. Chang), 2008.
- “Language Contact and Language Change in the History of the Sino-Tibetan Languages”. The Harmony of civilizations and prosperity for all: diversity in the development of human civilizations (Selected papers from the Beijing Forum, Peking University and Great Hall of the People, Beijing, 2-4 November, 2007), ed. by the Academic Steering Committee of the Beijing Forum, Peking University, 144-162. Beijing: Peking University Press, October 2008.
- “Nominalization in Rawang”. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 31.2:45-66 (special issue on nominalization in Tibeto-Burman edited by Alec Coupe), 2008.
- “The Copula and Existential Verbs in Qiang” (Randy J. LaPolla & Chenglong Huang). Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics 1.2:233-248, Dec. 2007.
- “Yuyan leixingxue / gongneng yuyanxuepai shiyexia de yuyanxue tianye diaocha (A linguistic typology / functional linguistics view of linguistic fieldwork)” Yuyanxue Luncong 36:42-56, 2007.
- “Cong yuyan, fangyan de bijiao liaojie yuyan de lishi fazhan (Understanding the historical development of a language by comparing it with related languages and dialects)” (with Yang Jiangling). Journal of Sino-Tibetan Linguistics 1.1:120-126, 2007. (Also published in Dongfang Yuyanxue 2 (2007): 11-18.) English translation by Nathan Straub
- “Minority Languages of China“(Dory Poa & Randy J. LaPolla). The Vanishing Languages of the Pacific, ed. by Osahito Miyaoka and Michael E. Krauss, 337-354. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
"New perspectives on evidentials: a view from Tibeto-Burman" (with Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald). Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 30.2:1-16, 2007.
- “On Describing Word Order” (Randy J. LaPolla & Dory Poa). Catching Language: The Standing Challenge of Grammar Writing, ed. by Felix Ameka, Alan Dench, & Nicholas Evans, 269-295. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2006.
- “On Grammatical Relations as Constraints on Referent Identification”. Voice and Grammatical Relations: Festschrift for Masayoshi Shibatani (Typological Studies in Language), ed. by Tasaku Tsunoda and Taro Kageyama, 139-151. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2006.
- “Lishi yuyanxue he yuyan leixingxue (Historical linguistics and typology) ” . Journal of Peking University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) 43.2 (March 2006):27-30.
- “Copula Constructions in Rawang.” Linguistic Studies in Chinese and Neighboring Languages: Festschrift in Honor of Professor Pang-hsin Ting on His 70th Birthday, ed. by Dah-an Ho, H. Samuel Cheung, Wuyun Pan, and Fuxiang Wu, 1059-1076. Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, 2006.
- “Sino-Tibetan Languages ” . Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition, ed. by Keith Brown, 393-397. London: Elsevier, 2006.
- “Li Fang-Kuei (1902-1987) ” . Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition, ed. by Keith Brown, 153-154. London: Elsevier, 2006.
- “Wang Li (1900-1986)” . Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition, ed. by Keith Brown, 514-515. London: Elsevier, 2006.
- “Chao, Yuen Ren (1892-1982) ” . Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition, ed. by Keith Brown, 295-296. London: Elsevier, 2006.
- “Di’er yuyan xide dui diyi yuyan de yingxiang (The influence of second language learning on one’s first language)”. Papers from the 4th International Conference on Bilingual Studies, ed. by Dai Qingxia and Jia Yimin, 50-57. Guangzhou: Jinan University Press, December, 2005.
- “The Inclusive-Exclusive Distinction in Tibeto-Burman Languages”. Clusivity: Typology and Case Studies on Inclusive/exclusive Oppositions, ed. by Elena Filimonova, 289-310. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2005.
- “Typology and Complexity.” Language Acquisition, Change and Emergence: Essays in evolutionary linguistics, ed. by James W. Minett and William S-Y. Wang. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, 2005.
- “Jiaodian Jiegou de Leixing ji Qi dui Hanyu Cixu de Yingxiang (The Typology of Focus Structures and Their Effect on Word Order in Chinese).” A Study on the Structure and Semantics of Focus, edited by Xu Liejiong and Haihua Pan, 57-78. Beijing: Beijing Foreign Studies University Press, 2005.
- “Reflexive and Middle Marking in Dulong/Rawang.” Himalayan Linguistics 2: 1-13, 2005.
- “On Nominal Relational Morphology in Tibeto-Burman.” Studies on Sino-Tibetan Languages: Papers in Honor of Professor Hwang-cherng Gong on his Seventieth Birthday, ed. by Ying-jin Lin, Fang-min Hsu, Chun-chih Lee, Jackson T.-S. Sun, Hsiu-fang Yang, and Dah-an Ho, 43-74. Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, December 2004.
- “Adjectives in Qiang” (with Chenglong HUANG). Adjective classes: a cross-linguistic typology (Explorations in Linguistic Typology 1), ed. by R. M. W. Dixon and Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.
- “Why languages differ: Variation in the conventionalization of constraints on inference“. Language Variation: Papers on variation and change in the Sinosphere and in the Indosphere in honour of James A. Matisoff, ed by David Bradley, Randy LaPolla, Boyd Michailovsky & Graham Thurgood, 113-144. Pacific Linguistics. Canberra: Australian National University, 2003.
- “Texts in the Qugu Variety of Northern Qiang” (with Dory Poa). Descriptive and Theoretical Studies in Minority Languages of East and Southeast Asia, ed. by Kitano Hiroaki, 77-94. Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim Project series. Suita: Faculty of Informatics, Osaka Gakuin University, 2003.
- “English-Qiang Glossary by Semantic Field.” Basic Materials on Minority Languages in East and Southeast Asia (Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim series, A03-004), ed. by Ikeda Takumi, 153-181. Suita: Faculty of Informatics, Osaka Gakuin University, March 2003.
- “Evidentiality in Qiang.” Studies in Evidentiality (Typological Studies in Language), ed. by A. Y Aikhenvald & R.M.W. Dixon, 63-78. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 2003.
- “An overview of Sino-Tibetan morphosyntax.” The Sino-Tibetan Languages, ed. by Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla 22-42. London & New York: Routledge, Jan. 2003.
- “Qiang.” The Sino-Tibetan Languages, ed. by Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla, 573-587. London & New York: Routledge, Jan. 2003.
- “Dulong.” The Sino-Tibetan Languages, ed. by Graham Thurgood & Randy J. LaPolla, 674-682. London & New York: Routledge, Jan. 2003.
- “Chuanda Xinxi de Xingzhi, Yuyan de Benzhi he Yuyan de Fazhan (The Nature of Communication and Language and the Development of Language)” (with Dory Poa). Hanyu Yufa Yanjiu de Xin Tuozhan — 21 Shiji Shoujie Xiandai Hanuyu Yufa Guoji Yantaohui Lunwenji, ed. by Xu Liejiong and Shao Jinmin (editors in chief), with K.K. Luke & Shan Zhourao, 432-442. Hangzhou: Zhejiang Jiaoyu Chubanshe, Dec. 2002.
- “Xinxi Chuanda de Xingzhi yu Yuyan de Benzhi he Yuyan de Fazhan (The Nature of Communication and Language, and their Influence on Language Development)” (with Dory Poa). Zhongguo Yuwen 2002.3 (May):203-209.
- “Problems of Methodology and Explanation in Word Order Universals Research“, Dongfang Yuyan yu Wenhua (Languages and Cultures of the East), ed. by Pan Wuyun, 204-237. Shanghai: Dongfang Chuban Zhongxin, Feb. 2002.
- “Dulong Texts: Seven Fully Analyzed Narrative and Procedural Texts.” Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 24(Fall 2001).2:1-39.
- “The Role of Migration and Language Contact in the Development of the Sino-Tibetan Language Family“, Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Case Studies in Language Change, ed. by R. M. W. Dixon & A. Y. Aikhenvald, 225-254. Oxford: Oxford University Press, November 2001.
- Review of A Grammar of Meithei (Mouton Grammar Library 17), by Shobhana L. Chelliah, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Lingua 110(2000).4:299-304.
- “Valency-changing Derivations in Dulong/Rawang.” Changing Valency: Case Studies in Transitivity, ed. by R. M. W. Dixon & Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, 282-311. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
- Book review of Language Atlas of China, (Pacific Linguistics, Series C, No. 102), ed. by S. A. Wurm et al. Hong Kong: Longman Group (Far East) Ltd., 1987. International Review of Chinese Linguistics 1(1997).1:92-100.
- “Dulong/Riwangyu Dongci de Fanshen he Zhongjiantai Biaozhi.” (Chinese version of “Reflexive and Middle Marking in Dulong/Rawang”) Collected Essays of Chinese Minority Languages, ed. by Dai Qingxia, Zeng Siqi, Cheng Yanyan, Ding Shiqing, and Fu Ailan, 13-34. Beijing: Central University of Nationalities Press, 1996.
- Book review of Advances in Role and Reference Grammar, ed. by Robert D. Van Valin, Jr., John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1993. Sprachtypologie & Universalienforschung 49(1996).2:177-221.
- “Middle Marking in Tibeto-Burman.” Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Languages and Linguistics: Pan-Asiatic Linguistics (January 8-10, 1996), Volume 5: 1940-1954.
- “On the Utility of the Concepts of Markedness and Prototypes in Understanding the Development of Morphological Systems.” Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology 66(1995).4:1149-1185.
- “Ergative Marking in Tibeto-Burman.” New Horizons in Tibeto-Burman Morpho-syntax (Senri Ethnological Studies 41), ed. by Yoshio Nishi, James A. Matisoff, & Yasuhiko Nagano, 189-228. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 1995.
- “Pragmatic Relations and Word Order in Chinese.” Word Order in Discourse, ed. by Pamela Downing & Michael Noonan, 297-329. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins Pub. Co., 1995. (downloadable Chinese translation of this paper by Zhang Weidong)
- Book review of Understanding Utterances: An Introduction to Pragmatics, by Diane Blakemore, Oxford, UK & Cambridge, USA: Blackwell, 1992. Language 71(1995).1.
- “On the Change to Verb-Medial Word Order in Proto-Chinese: Evidence from Tibeto-Burman.” Current Issues in Sino-Tibetan Linguistics, ed. by H. Kitamura, T. Nishida, and Y. Nagano, 98-104. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 1995.
- “An Experimental Investigation into Sound Symbolism as it Relates to Mandarin Chinese.” Studies in Sound Symbolism, ed. by Leanne Hinton, Johanna Nichols, and John Ohala, 130-147. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
- “Parallel Grammaticalizations in Tibeto-Burman: Evidence of Sapir’s ‘Drift’.” Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 17.1(1994).
- “Variable Finals in Proto-Sino-Tibetan.” Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology 65.1(1994):131-173.
- “ZangMian Yuzu Dongci de Rencheng Biaozhi: Qi Xingzhi ji Qiyuan Shidai” (Chinese version of “On the Dating and Nature of Verb Agreement in Tibeto Burman”). Minzu Yicong 1993.4:42-52.
- “Book notice (review) of The Classical Tibetan Language, by Stephan V. Beyer, SUNY Press, 1992“. Language 70(1994).1:195-6.
- “Arguments Against ‘Subject’ and ‘Direct Object’ as Viable Concepts in Chinese.” Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology 63.4(1993):759-813.
- Book review of Contributions to Linguistic Research from China, ed. by Alfred F. Majewicz, Poznan, 1991. Languages of the World, Issue No. 7:49-51 (1993.2).
- “Anti-ergative Marking in Tibeto-Burman.” Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 15.1(1992):1-9.
- “On the Dating and Nature of Verb Agreement in Tibeto Burman.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 55.2(1992):298-315. (abstract)
- “Verb Agreement, Head-Marking vs. Dependent-Marking, and the ‘Deconstruction’ of Tibeto-Burman Morpho-Syntax.” Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (Feb. 18-20, 1989), ed. by Kira Hall, Michael Meacham & Richard Shapiro, 355-365. Berkeley Linguistics Society
- “Dulongyu he Yuanshi Zang-Mianyu Bijiao Yanjiu” (Chinese translation, by Le Saiyue, of “Dulong and Proto-Tibeto-Burman”). Minzu Yuwen Yanjiu Qingbao Ziliaoji 11(1989):49-78 (Part I); 12(1989):19-42 (Part II).
- “The Phonetic Development of Tibetan: A Problem Set.” Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 11.2(1989):91-95.
- “‘Subject’ and Referent Tracking: Arguments for a Discourse-Based Grammar of Chinese.” Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Linguistics (Fresno, October 14-16, 1988), Volume I, ed. by Joseph Emonds, P.J. Mistry, Vida Samiian & Linda Thornburg, 160-173. Dept. of Linguistics, California State University, Fresno.
- “Topicalization and the Question of Lexical Passives in Chinese.” Proceedings of the Third Annual Ohio State University Conference on Chinese Linguistics (May 13-14, 1988), ed. by Marjorie K.M. Chan & Thomas Ernst, 170-188. Indiana University Linguistics Club.
- “A Computer Application of Matthew Chen’s ‘From Middle Chinese to Modern Mandarin’.” Journal of Chinese Linguistics 16.2(1988):339-344.
- “Dulong and Proto-Tibeto-Burman.” Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 10.1(1987): 1-42.