Dr. Marijke de Belder

Assistant Professor
Dutch
Language and education

Books

  • De Belder, M. (2011). Roots and affixes: eliminating lexical categories from syntax. Utrecht: LOT Publications, 309 pp. (=doctoral thesis)
  • Ruigendijk, Esther, Marijke De Belder & Ankelien Schippers. (2021) Inleiding tot de Nederlandse taalkunde. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. (=a textbook)
  • De Belder, M. (2022) Dutch morphosyntax and its interfaces. Habilitationsschrift, CvO Universität Oldenburg.

 


Articles

  • De Belder, M. & G. Vanden Wyngaerd (to appear) Wise adverbs and the functional hierarchy: a case study. In: Coniglio, Marco, Kalle Müller and Katharina Paul (eds.) Adverbs and particles at the form-meaning interface. Series Linguistik Aktuell/LInguistics Today. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • De Belder, M. (2022) N-to-D movement within compounds and phrases. Referential compounding, -s- possessives and title expressions in Dutch. Languages 7:4. https://doi.org/10.3390/languages7040304
  • De Belder, M. & J. Don (2022) Distributed Morphology: an oratio pro domo. Nederlandse Taalkunde 27:1. (DOI: http://doi.org/10.5117/NEdtAA2022.1.007.BELD)
  • De Belder, M. & A. Hiemstra (2022) Creating Awareness of Pluricentricity at University Language Departments: A Case Study of Dutch. In: Callies, Marcus & Stefanie Hehner (eds.) Pluricentric Languages and Language Education Pedagogical Implications and Innovative Approaches to Language Teaching. Routledge.
  • De Belder, M. (to appear) Linking elements: a case study on Dutch. Ackema P., Bendjaballah S., Bonet E. & Fábregas A. (eds.) The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Morphology.
  • De Belder, M. (2022) The extravagant Dutch affix -ke and its meandering through the interfaces. In: Matthias Eitelmann & Dagmar Haumann (eds.) Extravagant Morphology: Studies in rule-bending, pattern-extending and theory-challenging morphology. Studies in Language Companion Series. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • De Belder, M. (to appear) Syntax-semantics mismatches. To be published in Alexiadou, A., R. Kramer, A. Marantz & I. Oltra-Massuet (eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Distributed Morphology. Cambridge: CUP.
  • De Belder, M. (2021) Morphological irregularities: why, what, where, who and when? Isogloss  7. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.5565/rev/isogloss.187)
  • De Belder, M. (2020) A split approach to the selection of allomorphs: vowel length alternating allomorphy in Dutch. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 5:1, 42. (DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.899)
  • De Belder, M. (2018) Root allomorphy depends on head movement: support from Breton pluralisation. Snippets 34 (this is a snippet, not a full article) (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7358/snip-2018-034-beld)
  • De Belder, M. (2017). The root and nothing but the root: primary compounds in Dutch. Syntax. A Journal of Theoretical, Experimental and Interdisciplinary Research 20:2, pp.138-169.
  • De Belder, M., Van Koppen, M. (2016). One module, different levels of merge: AN(N) compounds in Dutch. Studia Linguistica 70:1, pp. 1-33. (DOI: 10.1111/stul.12040)
  • De Belder, M., Van Craenenbroeck, J. (2015). How to merge a root. Linguistic Inquiry 46:4, pp. 625-655.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). Against conflation. Theoretical Linguistics, 40:3/4, pp. 331-342.
  • De Belder, M., Van Craenenbroeck, J. (2014). On vocabulary insertion. Linguistic Analysis, 39 (1), pp.173-210.
  • De Belder, M., Faust, N., Lampitelli, N. (2014). On a low and a high diminutive. In: Alexiadou A., H. Borer & F. Schäfer (eds.) The syntax of roots and the roots of syntax: oxford studies in theoretical linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp.149-163.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). Review of Hagit Borer, Structuring sense, vol. III: Taking Form. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xxvi + 671. Journal of Linguistics 50 (3), pp. 718-725. (Web of Science-ID: 000344049500008)
  • De Belder, M. (2013). Collective mass affixes: when derivation restricts functional structure. Lingua: International Review of General Linguistics, 126, 32-50. (Web of Science-ID: 000315748900002)
  • De Belder, M., Van Koppen, M. (2012). Weinig voorspellends of verklarends. Een antwoord op de constructie-afhankelijke morfologie van Booij. Nederlandse Taalkunde, 17 (2), 310-318.
  • De Belder, M. (2011). A morphosyntactic decomposition of countability in Germanic. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics, 14 (3), 173-202. (Web of Science-ID: 000297844200001)
  • De Belder, M. (2008). Size matters: Towards a syntactic decomposition of countability. In Abner, N. (Ed.), Bishop, J. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL). Los Angeles, UCLA, 16-18 May, 2008 (pp. 116-122). MA: Somerville: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
  • De Belder, M. (2008). On the distribution of pre-determiner universal quantifiers in Germanic. NELS 39 Proceedings: Vol. 39. North East Linguistics Society. Ithaca (Cornell University), 7-9 November 2008.
  • De Belder, M. (2007). Silence and the Construct State in Dutch Date Expressions. Linguistics in the Netherlands 2007.
  • De Belder, M. (2006). The Elsewhere Principle in Old Dutch translations of Latin texts. Proceedings of the BIDE06 Student Conference ASJU-International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philosophy 2007. Bide06. Bilbao, 15-17 June 2006 (pp. 125-136).

 

Invited talks

  • De Belder, M., Bénédicte Grandon & Esther Ruigendijk (2023) Warum gerade deutsche Kinder Konsonanten hören sollen. 11. Oticon Symposium. Zukunft Mensch & Audiologie. Hamburg, 30 November, 2023.
  • De Belder, M., Bénédicte Grandon & Esther Ruigendijk (2023) The acquisition of categories on the basis of phonological information in Germanic languages. Cambridge Linguistic Society Talk. June 15, 2023.
  • De Belder, M. (2023) Idiolectische variatie in de morfologie: Nederlandse samenstellingen. 14de dag van de Nederlandse Spraakkunst. Meertens Instituut, Amsterdam. March 24, 2023.
  • De Belder, M. (2023) Language-internal variation: Dutch primary compounding. Synners Group, Penn State University. January 30, 2023. 
  • De Belder, M. (2022) Dutch primary compounding: an overview. The Lexicon Reading Group, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. December 11, 2022.
  • De Belder, M. (2022) Dutch Primary Compounding: an overview. Universiteit Leiden. November 17, 2022.
  • De Belder, M. & E. Ruigendijk (2021) Do you think 'splum' is a verb or a noun?: The different syllable structure of Dutch nouns and verbs.  HWK Fellow Lecture, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst. March 17, 2021.
  • De Belder, M. & E. Ruigendijk (2021) Category-specific phonology in Dutch: evidence against optimal paradigms. Atelier Phono (CNRS research group), Paris, March 3, 2021.
  • De Belder, M. (2020) On the non-incorporation of PHave. University of Vienna, November 16, 2020.
  • De Belder, M. (2020, cancelled due to the corona crisis) Category-specific constraints. Cambridge Linguistics Forum, University of Cambridge, May 21, 2020.
  • De Belder, M. (2019) Category-specific syllable structures. Syntax Interface Lectures, Utrecht University, October 10, 2019.
  • De Belder, M. (2019) Nederlands als wetenschap. Talk presented at Pint of Science Belgium (Sint-Niklaas). (https://pintofscience.com) (science dissemination)
  • De Belder, M. (2015) Noun class markers in Dutch compounds. Workshop on gender and noun classification. Ottawa University. Ottawa, September 18 – 20, 2015.
  • De Belder, M. (2015) The epenthetic consonant in Dutch diminutives and Spell-Out. Roots IV workshop. New York University. New York, June 29 – July 2, 2015.
  • De Belder, M. (2015). Epenthetic consonants and Spell-Out. Conference in honor of Jean Lowenstamm. Paris 7. Paris, January 15-17, 2015.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). On vowel lengthening in Dutch diminutives. Syntax Interface Meetings. Utrecht University. Utrecht, October 20, 2014.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). Feature-triggered weak suppletion in plurals. Allomorphy: its logic and limitations, workshop organized at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Jerusalem, July 6, 2014.
  • De Belder, M. (2012). Eliminating lexical categories from syntax. Lecture series. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. Groningen, March 27-28, 2012.
  • De Belder, M. (2011). Eliminating lexical categories from syntax. Meertens Instituut. Amsterdam, December 13, 2011.
  • De Belder, M. (2011). Eliminating lexical categories from syntax. Paris VII. Paris, Doctor Faust’s Workshop on Morphology and its interfaces. November 26, 2011.
  • De Belder, M. (2008). On the syntax of units. Midweek Utrecht Syntax Talk (MUST). Utrecht, October 30, 2008. 

 

Meeting abstracts

  • De Belder, Marijke & Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (2022) WISE-adverbs and the functional hierarchy. Adverbs and adverbials at the form-meaning interface: diachronic and synchronic perspectives (AAMFI2022), Georg-August Universität Göttingen, May 18-20, 2022.
  • De Belder, Marijke (2022) Little d° exists: Dutch has referential compounds. 45th Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW), Queen Mary University of London, April 27-29, 2021. (poster presentation)
  • De Belder, Marijke (2022) Two routes towards locational readings for Germanic verbs. Universität Köln, A Germanic Sandwich, 8th edition, 2022.
  • Cavirani Pots, C., De Belder, M. Klockmann H. (2021) Semi-lexicality: syntax or lexicon? Targeted Collaborative Debate. 44th Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW), online event, April 15-17, 2021.
  • De Belder, M. & A. Hiemstra (2019) Creating awareness of the pluricentricity of Dutch. .Bremen symposium Pluricentric languages and foreign language education: Implications for reflective practice in schooling, higher education and teacher training, Bremen, 30 Sep-1 Oct, 2020.
  • De Belder, M. (2019) On the (non-)incorporation of PHave. Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW). Oslo, University of Oslo, 7-11 May, 2019. (first alternate & poster)
  • De Belder, M. (2018) On the (non-)incorporation of PHave. North East Linguistic Society (NELS). Ithaca, NY, Cornell University, 5-7 October, 2018.
  • De Belder, M. (2018) Variation in the structure of PHave in Germanic predicative possession. The 33rd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW) Göttingen, 27-28 September, 2018.
  • Fekete, I. & M. De Belder (2018) The psycholinguistic difference between lexicalised and  productive polysemy. 11 Nordwestdeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium (NWLK). Universität Oldenburg, 7-8 December, 2018.
  • De Belder, M. (2018) The copular use of Dutch position verbs and motion verbs. 11 Nordwestdeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium (NWLK). Universität Oldenburg, 7-8 December, 2018.
  • De Belder, M. (2018) Theoretical and experimental perspectives on lexical verbs used as copulas. Groningen-Oldenburg Workshop. Oldenburg, 30 November 2018
  • De Belder, M. (2015) The epenthetic consonant in West-Germanic diminutives is syntactic. The 30th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW). Chicago, 22-23 May, 2015.
  • De Belder, M., Van Koppen, M. (2014). What may cause idiolectal variation? The case of ANN-compounds in Dutch. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL). Los Angeles, USC, 7-9 March, 2014.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). The trigger of irregular diminutives in Dutch and Yiddish. The 29th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW). York, 26-27 September 2014.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). The root and nothing but the root: primary compounds in Dutch. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL). Los Angeles, USC, 7-9 March, 2014. (overlap with the 2014 DGFS talk)
  • De Belder, M. (2014). The root and nothing but the root: primary compounds in Dutch. Labels and Roots, workshop connected to the Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGFS). Marburg, 3-5 March 2014.
  • De Belder, M. & J. Van Craenenbroeck (2014). On functional vocabulary items in root positions. Labels and Roots, workshop connected to the Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGFS). Marburg, 5-7 March 2014.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). A bare root position in Dutch compounds: an empirical challenge for nanosyntax. 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE), 11-14 September, 2014.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). The root and nothing but the root: root primary compounds in Dutch. Taalkunde in Nederland-dag (TIN-dag). Utrecht, 1 February 2014. (overlap with the DGFS talk)
  • De Belder, M., Josefsson, G. (2013). The Germanic complex compound’s marker. The 28th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW). Leipzig, 3-5 October 2013. (alternate talk)
  • De Belder, M., Van Koppen, M. (2013). Looking into ANN-compounds: idiolectal variation. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW). Leipzig, 3-5 October 2013.
  • De Belder, M. (2013). Linking phonemes are class markers. Taalkunde in Nederland-dag (TIN-dag).
  • De Belder, M., Van Koppen, M. (2013). High fashion in the low countries: AN(N) compounds in Dutch. Taalkunde in Nederland-dag (TIN-dag). (overlap with the 2012 BCGL talk)
  • De Belder, M., Van Koppen, M. (2012). One module, different levels of merge: AN(N) compounds in Dutch. Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics (BCGL).
  • De Belder, M. (2012). On Breton Pluralization. Taaldag Belgische Kring voor Linguïstiek (BKL-CBL), 19 May 2012.
  • De Belder, M. ,Van Craenenbroeck, J. (2011). How to merge a root. Workshop on roots and categories. Utrecht, 1 September 2011.
  • De Belder, M. (2010). Flavors of n. The 28th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL). Los Angeles (USC), 19-21 February 2010.
  • De Belder, M. (2009). On the syntax of titles. ConSOLE. Nova Gorica, 16-18 January 2009.
  • De Belder, M. (2009). On the features, heads and morphemes of Dutch nominal inflection. Atoms and Laws of the Noun Phrase. Utrecht, 2-3 July 2009.
  • De Belder, M., Faust, N., Lampitelli, N. (2009). On a derivational and an inflectional diminutive. North East Linguistic Society (NELS). Cambridge (MIT), 13-15 November 2009.
  • De Belder, M. (2009). On a derivational and an inflectional diminutive. Roots. Stuttgart, 10-12 June 2009.
  • De Belder, M. (2008). The morphosyntax of kinds and units in Germanic. Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW). Edinburgh, 12-13 June 2008.
  • De Belder M. (2008). Size matters: towards a syntactic decomposition of countability. Presented at he 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL), Los Angeles, UCLA, 16-18 May 2008.
  • De Belder M. (2008). Size matters. Presented at the Workshop on DP types in connection with GLOW, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 25-29 March 2008.
  • De Belder, M. (2008). Sizing up countability. ConSOLE. Paris, 10-12 January 2008.
  • De Belder, M. (2008). On the distribution of pre-determiner universal quantifiers in Germanic. North East Linguistic Society (NELS). Ithaca, NY, Cornell University, 7-9 November, 2008.
  • De Belder, M. (2008). Countability in various languages. ICLC. Louvain, 7-9 July 2008.
  • De Belder, M. (2008). Het verkleinwoord onder het vergrootglas. Taaldag Belgische Kring voor Linguïstiek (BKL- CBL). Brussels, 26 April 2008. (overlap with the ConSOLE talk)
  • De Belder, M. (2008). On the morphosyntax of countability. Taalkunde in Nederland-dag (TIN-dag). Utrecht, 2 February 2008. (overlap with the ConSOLE talk)
  • De Belder, M. (2007). Silence and Classifiers in Dutch DPs. Taalkunde in Nederland-dag (TIN-dag). Utrecht, 3 February 2007.
  • De Belder, M. (2007). Dates and some fractures for good measure. Taaldag Belgische Kring voor Linguïstiek (BKL-CBL). Gent, 5 May 2007. (overlap with the SCOFL talk)
  • De Belder, M. (2007). Date expressions and the typology of nominal quantification. SCOFL Proceedings. SCOFL. Poznan (Poland), 21 April 2007.
  • De Belder, M. (2006). Wesan 'to be' + past participle in Old Dutch. LIBILEM Student Conference. Grenoble, 4-7 July 2006.
  • De Belder, M. (2006). De Oudnederlandse vertaling van Latijnse perfecta. Taalkunde in Nederland-dag (TIN- dag). Utrecht, 4 February 2006. (overlap with the BKL talk)
  • De Belder, M. (2006). The prenominal possessive in Dutch. Syntax AiO Meeting. Tilburg, 23 November 2006.
  • De Belder, M. (2006). The distribution of the Old Dutch preterit and present perfect. Taaldag Belgische Kring voor Linguïstiek (BKL-CBL). Leuven, 20 May 2006.
  • De Belder, M. (2005). Het futurum passief in de Wachtendonckse Psalmen. Oudgermanistendag. Leiden, 23 April 2005.

Didactic workshops

  • De Belder, M. & J. van Rijt (2024) Differentiatie en vakintegratie bij spellingsonderwijs. LIO-dag 2024, Utrecht University, March 25, 2024.


Other articles: Publications in festschrifts, popular-scientific articles & columns

Publications in Festschrifts

  • De Belder, M. (2022) Het verjaardagscadeau ‘the birthday gift’: Referential compounding in Dutch. In: Stockall, Linnaea et al. (eds.) Festschrift in honor of Hagit Borer’s 70th birthday.
  • De Belder, M. & Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (2017) Zingenteere vergelijkenderwijs. A coat of many colors. Festschrift in honor of Dany Jaspers.


Op-eds in national media and journals

  • De Belder, M. (2023) Wees niet de slaaf van overgeërfde woordenschat. Noord & Zuid. Tijdschrift van de Orde van den Prince. Vlaams-Nederlands Genootschap voor Taal en Cultuur. Themanummer: Vrijheid. Over de meervoudigheid van het begrip en hoe het ons gedrag bepaalt. Maart 2023. 6:10, 26.
  • Houthuys, Astrid, interview met Marijke De Belder (2022) Slaafgemaakte. De Standaard, October 4, 2022.
  • De Belder, M. (2022) De valkuilen van vriendschap met een prof. De Standaard, February 21, 2022.
  • De Belder, M. (2021) Spelling mag u het leven niet zuur maken. De Standaard, April 27, 2021.
  • De Belder, M. (2019) Om studenten op te voeden tot weerbare burgers hebben ze zowel Nederlands- als Engelstalig onderwijs nodig. Knack, July 29, 2019.
  • De Belder, M. (2014) Te Belgisch. De Standaard, November 5, 2014.

Popular-scientific contributions, science dissemination

  • De Belder, M. & E. Ruigendijk. (2021) Wat gebeurt er als een nonsenswerkwoord op een -t eindigt in de ik-vorm? Neerlandistiek, March 2, 2021.
  • De Belder, M. (2019) Die vragenlijst met van die onzinwoorden. Neerlandistiek, July 17, 2019.
  • De Belder, M. (2018) We zitten met een onthullende zinsconstructie. Neerlandistiek, March 16, 2018.
  • De Belder, M. (2015) Dat ze haar hand maar eens in eigen boezem steekt! Neder-L & KU Leuven blogt.
  • Comer, Bruno (2014) Marijke De Belder: de Aha-erlebnis blijft de motivatie. Over Taal 53:1, 14-16. (interviewer: Bruno Comer, interviewee: Marijke De Belder)
  • De Belder, M. (2014). Opruimen. Neerlandistiek, May 9, 2014.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). Oorlog in een heilige stad. KU Leuven blogt.
  • De Belder, M. (2014). Nagel. Het deelwoord (blog).
  • De Belder, M. (2014). Je buren. Het deelwoord (blog).
  • De Belder, M. (2013). Te Belgisch. Neder-L, August 30, 2013.
  • De Belder, M. (2013). Somberende Sue. Neder-L, July 15, 2013.
  • De Belder, M. (2013). Het meestershuisje in de wezeltuin. Neder-L, April 8, 2013.