Publications

Publications

Publications in Journals (Peer-Reviewed)

Pleyer, Michael. 2017. Protolanguage and the Dynamics of Meaning Construal in Interaction. Language Sciences 63. 69-90.[link]

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. Human Uniqueness from the Perspective of Evolutionary Anthropology and Cognitive Science. Logoi: Heidelberger Graduiertenjournal für Geisteswissenschaften 2.2. [pdf] [link]

Juchem-Grundmann, Constanze, Michael Pleyer & Monika Pleyer. 2019. Introduction. Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association 7. 1-8.[link]

Pleyer, Michael & Anita Galuschek. 2016. Perspektiven auf Sinn und Verstehen von Symbolen in der Lebenswelt. Zeitschrift für Theoretische Soziologie. (Kooperation, Sozialität und Kultur: Michael Tomasellos Arbeiten in der soziologischen Theoriebildung. 3. Sonderband der Zeitschrift für Theoretische Soziologie. eds. Gert Albert, Jens Greve & Rainer Schützeichel). 163-187.

Pleyer, Michael & Stefan Hartmann. 2019. Constructing a Consensus on Language Evolution? Convergences and Differences Between Biolinguistic and Usage-Based Approaches. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences 10. 2537.[link]

Pleyer, Michael & James Winters. 2014. Integrating Cognitive Linguistics and Language Evolution Research. Theoria et Historia Scientiarium 11. 19-44. [pdf] [link]

Pleyer, Michael, Stefan Hartmann, James Winters & Jordan Zlatev. 2017. Interaction and Iconicity in the Evolution of Language. Interaction Studies 18(3). 303-313. [link]

Publications in Conference Proceedings (Peer-Reviewed)

Hartmann, Stefan, Peeter Tinits, Jonas Nölle, Thomas Hartmann & Michael Pleyer. 2016. Plain Simple Complex Structures: The Emergence of Overspecification in an Iterated Learning Setup. In: S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Feher & T. Verhoef (eds.), The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG 11). [link]

Littauer, Richard, Sean G. Roberts, James Winters, Rachel Bailes, Michael Pleyer & Hannah Little. 2014. From the Savannah to the Cloud: Blogging Evolutionary Linguistics Research. In: Luke McCrohon, Tessa Verhoef, Bill Thompson & Hajime Yamauchi (eds.), The Past, Present and Future of Language Evolution Research. Student Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, 121-131. [pdf]

Littauer, Richard, James Winters, Sean G. Roberts, Hannah Little, Michael Pleyer & Bill Benzon. 2012. Academic Research in the Blogosphere: Adapting to New Risks and Opportunities on the Internet. In: Jan Christoph Meister (ed.), Digital Humanities 2012. Conference Abstracts. University of Hamburg, July 16-22, 268-269. Hamburg: Hamburg University Press.

Pleyer, Michael. 2018. Language Evolution and the Emergence of Constructions in Interaction. In C. Cuskley, M. Flaherty, H. Little, L. McCrohon, A. Ravignani & T. Verhoef (eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference (EVOLANGXII). [link]

Pleyer, Michael. 2014. Cognition, Usage, and Complex Systems: Evolving Theories of Language and their Relevance for Evolutionary Linguistics. In: Luke McCrohon, Tessa Verhoef, Bill Thompson & Hajime Yamauchi (eds.), The Past, Present and Future of Language Evolution Research. Student Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, 64-74. [pdf]

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. Cognitive Construal, Mental Spaces and the Evolution of Language and Cognition. In: Thomas C. Scott-Phillips, Monica Tamariz, Erica. A. Cartmill & James R. Hurford (eds.): The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 9th Conference on the Evolution of Language, 288-295. Singapore: World Scientific.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition: A Cognitive-Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach. In: U. Schmid et al. (eds.), Proceedings of KogWis2012. 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society, 46-47. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press.

Pleyer, Michael & Stefan Hartmann. 2016. Construction Grammar for Apes. In: S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Feher & T. Verhoef (eds.), The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG 11). [link]

Pleyer, Michael & Stefan Hartmann. 2014. A Matter of Perspective: Viewpoint Phenomena in the Evolution of Grammar. In: Erica A. Cartmill, Seán Roberts, Heidi Lyn & Hannah Cornish (eds.), The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, 98-105. Singapore: World Scientific.

Pleyer, Michael & Nicolas Lindner, 2014. Constructions, Construal and Cooperation in the Evolution of Language. In: Erica A. Cartmill, Seán Roberts, Heidi Lyn & Hannah Cornish (eds.), The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, 244-251. Singapore: World Scientific.

Pleyer, Michael & Martin Zettersten. 2012. From Cognition to Corpus, from Corpus to Cognition: How Corpus Research in Child Language can Benefit from Research in Developmental Psychology, and Vice Versa." In: U. Schmid et al. (eds.), Proceedings of KogWis2012. 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society, 139-140. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press.

Pleyer, Monika & Michael Pleyer. 2016. The Evolution of Im/Politeness. In: S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Feher & T. Verhoef (eds.): The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG 11). [link]

Winters, James & Pleyer, Michael. 2012. Cognitive Linguistics as a Framework to Study the Evolution of Language. In: U. Schmid et al. (eds.), Proceedings of KogWis2012. 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society, 112-113. Bamberg: Bamberg University Press.

Publications in Edited Volumes (Peer-Reviewed)

Pleyer, Michael. 2017. Sprachliche Perspektivierungsmuster des Englischen: Struktur, Erwerb, kognitive und interaktionale Grundlagen. In: Saskia Kersten & Monika Reif (eds.), Neuere Entwicklungen in der angewandten Grammatikforschung: Korpora - Erwerb - Schnittstellen (Forum Angewandte Linguistik 61), 163-198. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Pleyer, Michael. 2014. Perspectival Construal Patterns in Language, Cognition and Interaction: Their Acquisition, Structure and Foundations. In: Paula Rodríguez-Puente, Teresa Fanego, Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, Sara María Riveiro-Outeiral & María Luisa Roca-Varela (eds.), Current Research in Applied Linguistics: Issues on Language and Cognition, 236-262. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Pleyer, Michael & Christian W. Schneider. 2014. Construal and Comics: the Multimodal Autobiography of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home. In: Chloe Harrison, Louise Nuttall, Peter Stockwell & Wenjuan Yuan (eds.), Cognitive Grammar in Literature (Linguistic Approaches to Literature 17), 35-52. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Schneider, Christian W. & Michael Pleyer. 2018. Cognitive Linguistics and Multimodal Poetics: Sequential and Summary Scanning in Graphic Literature. In: Szilvia Csábi (ed.), Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics, 255-278. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Edited Volumes

Juchem-Grundmann, Constanze, Michael Pleyer & Monika Pleyer (eds.). 2019. Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association. Volume 7. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter.[link]

Hartmann, Stefan, Michael Pleyer, James Winters & Jordan Zlatev (eds.). 2017. Interaction and Iconicity in the Evolution of Language. Special Issue of Interaction Studies 18(3). [link]

Marlene Bainczyk-Crescentini, Kathleen Ess, Michael Pleyer & Monika Pleyer (eds.). 2015. Identitäten/Identities: Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven. Heidelberg: Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. [link]

Book Reviews

Pleyer, Michael. 2013. Review of Thomas Hoffmann and Graeme Trousdale (eds): The Oxford Handbook of Construction Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.Linguist List 24.3771. [link]

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. Review of Kelly S. Mix, Linda B. Smith, and Michael Gasser (eds.): The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Language and Cognition 4(2). 127-134.

Pleyer, Michael. 2012. Review of Maggie Tallerman and Kathleen R. Gibson (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.” In: Linguist List 23.2181. [link]

Pleyer, Michael. 2011. Review of Carl F. Graumann and Werner Kallmeyer, eds. (2002): Perspective and Perspectivation in Discourse. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. International Cognitive Linguistics Association Book Reviews.

Other Publications

Barceló-Coblijn, Lluís, Cory Cuthbertson, Kirsty E. Graham, Stefan Hartmann & Michael Pleyer 2016. Conference Report on Evolang 11. Journal of Language Evolution 1(2). 159-162. [link]

Pleyer, Michael. 2017. Wie fliegende Schweine in den Kopf kommen und die Grenzen des Möglichen überschreiten: Die kognitiven Grundlagen von Bedeutung in Sprache, Denken und Interaktion. In: Marco Michael Wagner & Ladislaus Ludescher (eds.), Grenzüberschreitungen und Wendepunkte, 313-344. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. [link]

Pleyer, Michael: 2011: The Biological Evolution of Language: A Brief Overview. Contributions to the Study of Language, Literature and Culture/Beiträge zur Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft 2011.1 (Arbeitsblätter des Anglistischen Seminars Heidelberg). 75- 97.

Pleyer, Michael & Monika Pleyer. 2014. Der Erwerb von Perspektivität in der früheren und späteren Kindheit. In: Ekkehard Felder & Marcus Müller (eds.), Diskurszukünfte. 10. Jahrestagung des Forschungsnetzwerks "Sprache und Wissen." Jubiläumszeitschrift., 42-43. Heidelberg.