Hermans, prof. dr. B. (Ben)

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Onderzoeksresultaten

Hermans, B. J. H. & Battisti, E. (2016). Palatalization in Brazilian Portuguese and Cross-linguistically. Linguistica, Linguistica(32), 61-75.
Hinskens, F. L. M. P. Hermans, B. J. H. & van Oostendorp, M. (2014). Grammar or lexicon. Or: Grammar and lexicon? Rule-based and usage-based approaches to phonological variation. Lingua, 142, 1-26. DOI:
Hermans, B. J. H. & Wetzels, W. L. H. (2014). Onsets and syllable prominence in Umutina. Delta: Documentação de Estudos em Lingüística Teórica e Aplicada, 30, 703-720. DOI:
Hermans, B. J. H. (2012). Productive and unproductive stress patterns in Brazilian Portuguese. Revista Letras, 28, 77-115.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2012). The strength of posttonic syllables in Riustring Old Frisian. Philologia Frisica: lêzingen en debatten Fryske Filologekongres, 75-102.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2010). Perception of the tone contrast in Limburgian dialects. Zeitschrift für Dialektologie und Linguistik (ZDL), 77(1), 87-94.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2009). Een oud geminatieproces vanuit een synchroon perspectief. Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde, 125(1), 2-21.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2009). Een fonologische analyse van de Maastrichtse diftongering. Taal en tongval. Themanummer, 21, 39-73.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2006). De tonologie van onbeklemtoonde lettergrepen in een Limburgs dialect. Taal & Tongval, 2006(19), 16.
van Oostendorp, M. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2000). Synchrone beperkingen op de Sittardse diftongering. Taal & Tongval, 51(2), 166-186.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Wetzels, W. L. H. (2016). Syllable Weight, Stress, and the Neutralization of Vowel Length in Batticaloa Creole Portuguese. In The Syllable and Stress: Studies in Honor of James W. Harris. (pp. 315-332). Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Torres-Tamarit, F. (2016). Onset weight with Branchingness Constraints: the case of Piraha. In G. Ó. Hansson, A. Farris-Trimble, K. McMullin, & D. Pulleyblank (Eds.), Proceedings of the Annual Meetings on Phonology. Linguistic Society of America.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2015). Rijmen sleeptoon en valtoon in de taal van Rowwen Heze? In L. Cornips, & B. Beckers (Eds.), Het Dorp en de Wereld: Over 30 jaar Rowwen Heze. (pp. 251-254). Nijmegen: Uitgeverij Vantilt.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Wetzels, W. L. H. (2015). Syllable weight, stress, and the neutralization of vowel length in Batticalao Creole Portuguese. In R. Nunez-Cedeno (Ed.), The syllable and stress. (pp. 315-332). Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Hinskens, F. L. M. P. (2014). De Rijnlandse waaier in Nederland. In N. van der Sijs (Ed.), De Kaartenbank: Over taal en cultuur. (pp. 63-69). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Wetzels, W. L. H. (2014). Korlai stress without extrametricality. In Where principles fail: A Festschrift for Wim Zonneveld on the Occasion of his 64th Birthday. Utrecht: Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Torres-Tamarit, F. (2014). Ternary constituents are a consequence of mora sluicing. In Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting on Phonology.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Wetzels, W. L. H. (2013). On the role of the mora in phonological analysis. In M. Helena de Paula, & L. Guimaraes de Paula (Eds.), Confluencias na Linguagem. (pp. 15-41). Goiania: Grafica e Editora America.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Wetzels, W. L. H. (2013). The mora. In G. K. Giannakis (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill.
Bouma, G. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2013). Syllabification in Middle Dutch. In F. Mambrini, M. Passarotti, & C. Sporleder (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second Workshop on annotation of Corpora for Research in the Humanities..
de Schutter, G. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2013). The Limburg dialects: Grammatical properties. In F. HInskens, & J. Taeldeman (Eds.), Language and Space: An international handbook of Linguistic variation. Volume 3: Dutch. (pp. 356-378). Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
Bennis, H. J. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2013). Supraregional patterns and language change. In F. Hinskens, & J. Taeldeman (Eds.), Language and Space: An international handbook of Linguistic variation. Volume 3: Dutch. Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2013). Phonological features of Limburgian dialects. In F. Hinskens, & J. Taeldeman (Eds.), Language and Space: An international handbook of Linguistic variation. Volume 3: Dutch. (pp. 336-356). Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
Bennis, H. J. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2013). Supraregional patterns and language change. In F. Hinskens, & J. Taeldeman (Eds.), Language and Space; An International Handbook of Linguistic Variation Volume 3: Dutch. (pp. 602-624). Berlin: Walter De Gruyter.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2012). The phonological representation of the Limburgian tonal accents. In B. Botma, & R. Noske (Eds.), Phonological explorations; empirical, theoretical and diachronic issues.. (pp. 227-244). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2011). The representation of stress. In M. Van Oostendorp, C. J. Ewen, E. Hume, & K. Rice (Eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Phonology, Volume II. (pp. 980-1002). Oxford: Blackwell.
Hermans, B. J. H. & van Oostendorp, M. (2011). Een oude kwestie in een nieuw licht; het contrast tussen stemloze en stemhebbende fricatieven. In L. Limpens (Ed.), Willy Dols 1911-1944; Een verwachting die niet in vervuling mocht gaan. Euregionaal Historisch Centrum Sittard-Geleen.
Hermans, B. J. H. & Hinskens, F. L. M. P. (2010). The phonological representation of the Limburg tonal accents. In J. E. Schmidt, & E. Glaser (Eds.), Proceedings of the IGGD 2009, Zuerich.. (pp. 101-117). Stuttgart: Steiner Verlag.
Battisti, E. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2010). The palatalization of dental stops. In A. Cortina (Ed.), Abordagens em Fonetica e Fonologia. (pp. 279-290). Sao Paulo: Alfa.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2009). The phonological structure of the Limburg tonal accents. In K. Nasukawa, & P. Backley (Eds.), Strength relations in phonology. (pp. 325-380). Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
Battisti, E. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2009). Fixed and variable properties of the palatalization of dental stops in Brazilian Portuguese. In S. Vigario, S. Frota, & M. Joao Freitas (Eds.), Phonetics and phonology: Interactons and interrelations. (pp. 235-246). Amsterdam Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2008). A tale of two cities; Zittert en Mestreech. In Veldeke Jaarboek 2007. Roermond: Vereniging Veldeke Limburg.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2008). Vowel reduction without ease of perception. In G. Zybatow (Ed.), Formal Description of Slavic Languages. (pp. 178-282). Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2007). Hoe zijn de Limburgse toonaccenten ontstaan? In L. Heijenrath, & S. Kroon (Eds.), Jaarboek 2006; Vereniging Veldeke Liimburg. (pp. 33-39). Roermond: Veldeke Limburg.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2007). Friese stijgende diftongen vormen een complex segment. In G. Hemminga, P. Boersma, & G. T. Jensma (Eds.), Philologia Frisia. (pp. 33-63). Leeuwarden: Fryske Akademy.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2006). Russian Vowel Reduction with Elements. In U. Junghans (Ed.), Investigations into Formal Slavic Linguistics. (pp. 17). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Hermans, B. J. H. (2005). Quantity. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. (Vol. 10, pp. 308-316). Oxford: Elsevier.
Hermans, B. J. H. & van Oostendorp, M. (2005). Against the sonority scale: evidence from Frankish tones. In H. Broekhuis, N. Corver, & R. Huybregts (Eds.), Organizing grammar. (pp. 427-4237). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Hermans, B. J. H. & van Oostendorp, M. (2005). Against the sonority scale: evidence from Frankish tone. In H. Broekhuis, N. Corver, & R. Huybregts (Eds.), Organizing grammar. (pp. 427-437). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
van Oostendorp, M. & Hermans, B. J. H. (2001). Voice-Tone Interaction in a Limburg Dialect. Evidence for Feature Licensing. In T. van der Wouden, & H. de Hoop (Eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
van Oostendorp, M. & Hermans, B. J. H. (1999). Optimality Theory and Derivational Effects. In B. Hermans, & M. van Oostendorp (Eds.), The Derivational Residue in Phonological Optimality Theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
van Oostendorp, M. & Hermans, B. J. H. (1999). The Derivational Residue in Phonological Optimality Theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Hinskens, F. L. M. P. Hermans, B. J. H. & van Oostendorp, M. (Eds.) (2014). Usage-based and Rule-based Approaches to Phonological Variation. Lingua, 142, 1-84.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2016). OCP 13. 14 Jan 2016.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2016). Branchingness constraints in the stress system of Munster Irish. OCP13, 13 Jan 2016.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2015). The hybrid nature of high vowels and the palatalization of dental stops in Brazilian Portuguese. Going Romance 29, 12 Dec 2015.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2015). On the genesis of the Limburgian tonal accents. The Second Edinburgh Symposium on Historical Phonology, 04 Dec 2015.
B.J.H. Hermans (Organiser) (2015). Organisatie Streektaalconferentie. Streektaalconferentie, 20 Nov 2015.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2015). Onset weight with Branchingness Conditions; the case of Piraha. Annual Meeting on Phonology, 11 Oct 2015.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2015). Understanding the syllable. 45th Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 18 Sep 2015.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2015). Maintaining a tone universal. ProVar Workshop on Prosodic Variation, 09 Jul 2015.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2015). On the parsing of long vowels. OCP 12, 29 Jan 2015.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2014). On the laryngeal quality of C2 in CVCV-CL in two Germanic dialects. Aspects of Germanic Prosody, Sep 2014.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2014). A metrical account of the Slovak Rhythmic Law. Word Stress and Accent, 15 Aug 2014.
B.J.H. Hermans (Organiser) (2014). Organiser of workshop: 'Instrumental articulatory phonetics and dialectological fieldwork: Strange bedfellows?'. Methods in Dialectology 15, Groningen, 14 Aug 2014.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2014). Fortis is always the marked value: Evidence from CVCV-CL. Coauthor: B. Botma, University Leiden.. Manchester Phonology Meeting 22, May 2014.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2013). Ternary constituents are a consequence of mora sluicing. Phonology 2013, Amherst, 31 Oct 2013.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2013). Constraints on Stress. PhonLam, Amsterdam, 06 Jun 2013.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2013). Constraints on Branchingness. MFM, Manchester, 23 May 2013.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2013). H's do not contribute to weight. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 09 Feb 2013.
B.J.H. Hermans (Keynote speaker) (2012). Brazilian Portuguese Stress. IV Seminario Internacional de Fonologia, Porto Alegre, 27 Apr 2012.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2011). Dialects in contact: Changes in transitional zones. Colloquium Taal en Tongval, Gent, 16 Dec 2011.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2011). The role of grammar in dialect contact. Colloquium Taal en Tongval, Gent, 16 Dec 2011.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2011). A prosodic approach to tonal accents.. SLE 2011, Logrono, 10 Sep 2011.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2011). A foot based account of the Limburg tonal accents. The 19th MFM, Manchester, 20 May 2011.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2010). The distribution of fricatives in Frisian. Taalkundedei, Leeuwarden, 29 Oct 2010.
B.J.H. Hermans (Keynote speaker) (2010). What does the syllable look like?. L2PhonCon, Leiden, 23 Sep 2010.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2010). How to represent sonority?. Workshop at the DGfS-CNRS Summer School on Linguistic Typology, Leipzig, 01 Sep 2010.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2010). A typology of length. Workshop at the DGfS-CNRS Summer School on Linguistic Typology, Leipzig, 01 Sep 2010.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2010). Velarization and palatalization of /nd/-/nt/-clusters. Thee-lezing, Amsterdam, 29 Mar 2010.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2010). Communication between syllables. OCP 7, Nice, 28 Jan 2010.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2010). The strength of posttonic syllables in Riustring Old Frisian. Tin-dag, Utrecht, 06 Jan 2010.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2009). How democratic are inflectional paradigms?. IGGD, Zuerich, 09 Sep 2009.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2009). Maastricht Diphthongization. ICHL, Nijmegen, 14 Aug 2009.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2009). The syntax of Class; Phonology and syntax of Open Syllable Lengthening in Dutch. Atoms and Laws of the Noun Phrase, Utrecht, 02 Jul 2009.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2009). Long as opposed to lenghtened. Sound Circle, organized in honor of Jeroen van de Weijer, Leiden, 10 Jun 2009.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2009). Ternary rhythm; superfoot strikes back. Manchester Phonology Meeting (MFM17), Manchester, 30 May 2009.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2009). Het Limburgs is geen toontaal. Lezing voor studentenvereningen VOS, Helios en Babel, Amsterdam, Meertens Instituut, 14 Apr 2009.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2009). A non-tonal account of the Limburg tonal accents. Phonetik und Phonologie 5, Keulen, 03 Mar 2009.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). The relation between Vowel Balance and Vowel Harmony in Riustringen Old Frisian. 18e Frysk Filologekongres, Leeuwarden, 10 Dec 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Keynote speaker) (2008). On the representation of Compensatory Lengthening. Thesis defense by Beltzung, Parijs, 08 Dec 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). Non-obvious ways to repair non-licensed Voice. Workshop on Phonological Voice, Leiden, 12 Sep 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). A natureza hibrida das vogais altas e a palatalizacao das coronais no portugues brasileiro. Workshop Romania Nova III, ALFAL, Montevideo, 19 Aug 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Organiser) (2008). A workshop on Umlaut. Meertens Workshop on Umlaut, Amsterdam, 12 Jun 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). Umlaut is phonological. Evidence from ineffability. MFM, Manchester, 23 May 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). Umlaut is phonological. Sound Circle, Leiden, 21 May 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). The role of the intervocalic consonant in a notorious Limburg accent shift. Sound Circle, Amsterdam, 10 Apr 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Organiser) (2008). Usage-based and rule-based approaches to phonological variation. SS17, Amsterdam, 04 Apr 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). How tonal are the tones in final non-focus position?. Workshop Sprachatlas, Marburg, 14 Mar 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2008). Open Syllable Lengthening (OSL) is an instance of Licensing by Stress. OCP, Toulouse, 26 Jan 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2007). Foreign expansion repelled by Limburg tones. Dialectgeografie en interne factoren, Gent, 23 Nov 2007.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2007). Friese Breking is een instantie van Rekking in Open Lettergreep. Dei fan de Fryske Taalkunde, Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, 26 Oct 2007.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2007). West Germanic gemination without opacity. Problems with surface based generalizations, Parijs, 09 Oct 2007.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2007). Fixed and variable properties of palatalization in Antonio Prado (RS, Brazil). PaPi 2007, Braga, 25 Jun 2007.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2007). A tale of two cities and their Limburg Hinterland. Workshop on tone and segments, Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam, 07 May 2007.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2007). A tale of two cities and their Limburg Hinterland. Workshop on tone and segments, 07 May 2007.
B.J.H. Hermans (Invited speaker) (2007). A phonological explanation of an 'impossible' change in Frisian. Conferentie, State College, 14 Apr 2007.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). The Representation of long rising diphthongs. Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, 24 Nov 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). Covert Structure. Simp� Internacional de Letras e Ling��ica, Uberlandia, 23 Nov 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). Why and How Languages change; is there a role for Phonology?. Simp� Internacional de Letras e Ling��ica, Uberlandia, 22 Nov 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). Superposition, juxtaposition and IMposition. lezing, Berlijn, 09 Sep 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). Strength relations at the syllable level project to the segmental level. lezing, Sendai, 05 Sep 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). On the relation between Vowel Reduction and Open Syllable Lengthening. lezing, Bremen, 01 Sep 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). The Non-deletability of laryngeal L. Manchester Phonology Meeting 2006, Manchester, 22 May 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). A phonological account of vowel-tone interactions. Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, 17 Feb 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2006). The tones of monomoraic syllables in Limburgish dialects. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 02 Feb 2006.
B.J.H. Hermans (Organiser) (2005). Workshop on Franconian Tone. Workshop, Amsterdam, Fonetisch Instituut (UvA), 2005.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2005). Antisymmetry in phonosyntax. Two types of affixes and their linearization. Variflex, Amsterdam, 20 Dec 2005.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2005). Germanic inflection wants to be empty. Sounds of Silence, Universiteit van Tilburg, Tilburg, 20 Oct 2005.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2005). Germanic inflection wants to be empty. Sounds of Silence, Tilburg, 20 Oct 2005.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2005). Do words end in C or V?. A Symposion on Phonology, Radboud University, Nijmegen, 29 Jun 2005.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2005). Secondary stress in Brasilian Portuguese. Staff Seminar Universiteit van Tilburg, Letteren Faculteit UvT, Tilburg, 09 Feb 2005.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2000). On the Interaction between Vowel Quality and Tone in Limburg Dutch Dialects. Tromsø Tone Symposion, Universitet i Tromsø, Tromsø, 07 Jun 2000.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2000). Voice and Tone in a Limburg Dutch Dialect. Evidence for Feature Licensing. TIN-dag, Universiteit Utrecht, 05 Feb 2000.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2016). Prominence and Constituency in Munster Irish stress. 14 Jan 2016.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2013). Het Indo-Europees en de Indo-Europeanen. 05 Apr 2013.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2012). Wat is Limburgs?. 06 Feb 2012.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2011). Poldernederlands; Waar komt het vandaag?. 03 Feb 2011.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2008). Hoe komen de Nederlanders aan hun lange ei?. 19 Oct 2008.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2005). Wat A-umlaut, I-umlaut en verlies van schwa met elkaar gemeen hebben. 01 Jun 2005.
B.J.H. Hermans (Speaker) (2005). Het Democratisch gehalte van de Russische politiek. 18 Feb 2005.