Jana Willer Gold


About
I'm theoretical linguist acknowledging value of experimental research interested in Theoretical and Experimental Modelling of Gender Agreement and in conceptual problems that arise at Theory<->Experiment Interface, using IbexFarm and R. 
Currently holding a Research Associate position on ESSB Project and Honorary researcher status at UCL Department of Linguistics.
Vitae @ CV , PhD 



RESEARCH PROJECTS 


ESSB - Agreement Mismatches in Experimental Syntax: from Slavic to Bantu, PI Andrew Nevins (UCL)


EMSS - Coordinated Research in the Experimental Morphosyntax of South Slavic Languages, PI Andrew Nevins (UCL)


MEGACRO - The Building Blocks of Croatian Mental Grammar: Constraints of Information Structure, PI Anita Peti-Stantic (Univ. of Zagreb)


RATIO - Rationality between Logically Ideal and Commonsensical in Everyday Reasoning, PI Nenad Smokrović (Univ. of Rijeka) 




PAPERS

  1. Ana Matić, Jana Willer-Gold, Marijan Palmović and Anita Peti-Stantić. 2019. Relative Clause Attachment to a Coordinated Phrase in Croatian: a Psycholinguistic Perspective.* Rasprave: Časopis Instituta za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje, Vol. 45, No. 2.
    Boban Arsenijević, Jana Willer-Gold, Nadira Aljović, Nermina Ćordalija, Marijana Kresić Vukosav, Nedzad Leko, Frane Malenica, Franc Lanko Marušič, Tanja Miličev, Natasa Miličević, Petra Mišmaš, Ivana Mitić, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Jelena Tušek, and Andrew Nevins. 2019. Elided Clausal Conjunction Is Not the Only Source of Closest‐Conjunct Agreement: A Picture‐Matching StudySyntax.
  2. Willer-Gold, Jana, Boban Arsenijević, Mia Batinić, Michael Becker, Nermina Čordalija, Marijana Kresić, Nedžad Leko, Franc Lanko Marušič, Tanja Miličev, Nataša Miličević, Ivana Mitić, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Tina Šuligoj, Jelena Tušek and Andrew Nevins. 2018. When linearity prevails over hierarchy in syntax. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS 115:3, 495-500.
  3. Peti-Stantić, Anita, Erdeljac, Vlasta, Willer-Gold, Jana and Martina Sekulić. 2017. Imageability asymmetry in mental lexicon of croatian aphasics and healthy speakers. Philological Studies. 15:2, 219-236.
  4. Willer-Gold, Jana, Boban Arsenijević, Mia Batinić, Nermina Čordalija, Marijana Kresić, Nedžad Leko, Lanko Marušič, Tanja Miličev, Nataša Miličević, Ivana Mitić, Andrew Nevins, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Tina Šuligoj and Jelena Tušek. 2016. Conjunct Agreement and Gender in South Slavic: From Theory to Experiments to Theory.Journal of Slavic Linguistics 24:1, 187-224.
  5. Palmović, Marijan and Jana Willer-Gold. 2016. Croatian Mixed Gender Conjuncts Agreement: an ERP Study. Conjunct Agreement and Gender in South Slavic: From Theory to Experiments to Theory. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 24:1, 137-160.
  6. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2016. Anaphoricity of Gender Feature in Croatian.* Franc Marušič, Mišmaš, Petra and Žaucer, Rok  (eds.) In Proceedings Škrabčevi dnevi 9, Založba Univerze v Novi Gorici, Nova Gorica, Slovenia.  127-138.
  7. Willer-Gold, Jana, Ranko Matasović, Daniela Katunar and Tena Gnjatović. 2016. Multilingualism and language interference in Arbanasi Albanian. Ferreira, Vera / Bouda, Peter (eds.). Language Documentation & Conservation Special Publication No.9: Language Documentation and Conservation in Europe. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press. 103-114.
  8. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2015. Features of Noun being Integrated into Discourse.* Linguistics, 17.1-2, 33-49.
  9. Erdeljac, Vlasta, Jana Willer-Gold, Martina Sekulić, Zdravka Biočina, Nina Čolović, Ema Dragojević, Eva Feldman, Tara Jelovac, Irina Masnikosa and Dorotea Rosandić. 2014. Lexical Feature of Imageability in the Mental Lexicon of People with Aphasia.* Speech 31:1, 29-48. 
  10. Katunar, Daniela, Willer-Gold, Jana and Gnjatović, Tena. 2012. Achieving specificity in a determinerless language: Specificity markers in Croatian. Contemporary linguistics 75:2, 25-43.
  11. Franks, Steven and Jana Willer-Gold. 2014. Agreement Strategies with Conjoined Subjects in Croatian. Witkoś, Jacek / Jaworski, Sylwester (eds.) New Insights into Slavic Linguistics Band 3, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main. 91-113.
  12. Gnjatović, Tena and Willer-Gold, Jana. 2010. Pragmatic agreement between the anaphor and the antecedent.* Karabalić, Vladimir /Aleksa Varga, M. / Pon, L. (eds.) In Proceedings Discours and dialog: Theory, method and application. Osijek : CALS. University J. J. Strossmayer, Osijek, Croatia. 239-253.
  13. Erdeljac, Vlasta and Willer-Gold, Jana. 2009. Nature and Problems of Learning Technical Terms.* D. Pavličević-Franić, D. / Bežen, A. (eds.) In Proceedings The 3rd Special Focus Symposium on the Early Learning of Croatian Language: Society and language: multilingualism and multiculturality. Producent, Zagreb, Croatia . 72-86. 
  14. Erdeljac, Vlasta and Willer-Gold, Jana. 2008. Explicit and Implicit in Language Learning: Linguistic Perspective.*, D. Pavličević-Franić, D. / Bežen, A. (eds.) In proceedings of The 2nd Special Focus Symposium on the Early Learning of Croatian Language. Producent, Zagreb, Croatia: Producent. 353-367


TALKS

  1. Boban Arsenijević, Nadira Aljović, Mia Batinić Angster, Nermina Ćordalija, Marijana Kresić Vukosav, Nedzad Leko, Frane Malenica, Franc Lanko Marušič, Tanja Miličev, Nataša Miličević, Petra Mišmaš, Ivana Mitić, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Jelena Tušek, Andrew Nevins, and Jana Willer-Gold. 2019. Experimental evidence against clausal reduction as the only source of closest conjunct agreement. FASL 2019, Stony Brook, USA. [Talk]
  2. Willer Gold, Jana, Ana Matić, Marijan Palmović and Anita Peti-Stantić. 2019. Croatian Conjunct Agreement Preferences Disambiguate Relative Clause Anteceden. Neuroscience of Language Conference 2019, NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE. [Talk]
  3. Willer Gold, Jana, Anita Peti-Stantić, Marijan Palmović and Ana Matić. 2018. Eye-tracking study of reference resolution in relative clauses: coordinated structure.* 6. Croatian Syntax Days, Osijek, Croatia. [Talk]
  4. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2018. Agreement with Coordinated Subjects inside and outside of Island.* 6. Croatian Syntax Days, Osijek, Croatia. [Talk]
  5. Willer-Gold, Jana, Nadira Aljović, Boban Arsenijević, Mia Batinić, Melisa Bureković, Nermina Čordalija, Marijana Kresić, Nedžad Leko, Frane Malenica, Franc Lanko Marušič, Tanja Milićev, Nataša Milićević, Ivana Mitić, Petra Mišmaš, Andrew Nevins, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković and Jelena Tušek. 2017. Conjunct agreement in South Slavic, part trois. Resolving Conflicts Across Borders Conference, CAAS, Dubrovnik, Croatia. [Talk]
  6. Palmović, Marijan, Peti-Stantić, Anita and Jana Willer-Gold. 2016. No Case for Dropped Pronoun: From Eyetracking to Self-taught Corpora. HrTAL, 10th International Conference on Natural Language Processing, CAAS, Dubrovnik, Croatia. [Talk]
  7. Willer-Gold, Jana, Nadira Aljović, Boban Arsenijević, Mia Batinić, Melisa Bureković, Nermina Čordalija, Alex Drummond, Marijana Kresić, Nedžad Leko, Frane Malenica, Franc Lanko Marušič, Tanja Milićev, Nataša Milićević, Ivana Mitić, Andrew Nevins, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Tina Šuligoj and Jelena Tušek. 2016. Discarding a Clausal Coordination and Ellipsis Source for CCA: a Picture Matching Study. Ellipsis Across Borders Conference, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BIH. [Talk]
  8. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2016. Experimenting with Agreement in Gender in South Slavic Languages: Conjunction. University of Zadar, Croatia.  
  9. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2015. Anaphoricity of Gender Feature in Croatian.* Škrabčevi dnevi 9, Univerza v Novi Gorici, Slovenia.  
  10. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2015. Why Is there a failure to agree with andP? A cross-experimental Study. Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Agreement, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.  
  11. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2015. Anaphoricity of Gender Agreement in Croatian. Workshop on Syntax with a Focus on Slavic. University College London, UK. [Talk]
  12. Willer-Gold, Jana, Boban Arsenijević and Lanko Marušič. 2015. Experimenting on Conjunct Agreement under Left Branch Extraction in South Slavic. FDSL11, University of Potsdam, Germany. [Talk]
  13. Marušič, Franc, Willer-Gold, Jana, Arsenijević, Boban and Nevins, Andrew. 2015. Can Closest Conjunct Agreement be derived in Syntax proper?, NELS 46, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. [Talk]
  14. Willer-Gold, Jana, Boban Arsenijević, Mia Batinić, Nermina Čordalija, Marijana Kresić, Nedžad Leko, Lanko Marušič, Tanja Miličev, Nataša Miličević, Ivana Mitić, Andrew Nevins, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Tina Šuligoj and Jelena Tušek. 2015. Morphosyntactic production of Coordination Agreement in South Slavic: A Comparative Study. 9th International Morphological Processing Conference, University of Potsdam, Germany. [Talk]
  15. Willer-Gold, Jana, Boban Arsenijević, Mia Batinić, Nermina Čordalija, Marijana Kresić, Nedžad Leko, Lanko Marušič, Tanja Miličev, Nataša Miličević, Ivana Mitić, Andrew Nevins, Anita Peti-Stantić, Branimir Stanković, Tina Šuligoj and Jelena Tušek. 2015. Morphosyntactic production of Coordination Agreement in South Slavic: A Comparative Study. Agreement Across Borders Conference, University of Zadar, Croatia. [Talk]
  16. Palmović, Marijan and Jana Willer-Gold. 2015. Croatian Mixed Gender Conjuncts Agreement: an ERP Study. Agreement Across Borders Conference, University of Zadar, Croatia. [Poster]
  17. Peti-Stantić, Anita, Jana Willer-Gold and Jelena Tušek. 2015. Excluding Semantics in Coordination Agreement Strategies: A non-words production study in Croatian. Agreement Across Borders Conference, University of Zadar, Croatia. [Poster]
  18. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2015. Features of Noun being Integrated into Discourse.* 5. Croatian Syntax Days: Nominal Phrase. Osijek, Croatia. [Talk]
  19. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2015. Experimenting with Linear Agreement. Agreement Workshop, University of Geneva, Switzerland. 
  20. Erdeljac, Vlasta, Anita Peti-Stantić, Jana Willer-Gold and Martina Sekulić. 2014. Effects Of Varying Stimuli In Imageability Processing In Croatian Aphasics. 15th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association (ICPLA) Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. [Poster]
  21. Peti-Stantić, Anita, Vlasta Erdeljac and Jana Willer-Gold. 2014. Imageability Asymmetry in Mental Lexicon of Croatian Aphasic and Healthy Speakers. The ninth international conference on the mental lexicon, Brock University, MacMaster University, Niagara USA. [Talk]
  22. Erdeljac, Vlasta, Jana Willer-Gold, Zdravka Biočina, Nina Čolović, Eva Feldman, Tara Jelovac, Irina Masnikosa and Dorotea Rosandić. 2013. Lexical Feature of Imageability in the Mental Lexicon of People with Aphasia.* Speech Research: 8th Scientific Conference. Zagreb, Croatia. [Talk]
  23. Willer-Gold, Jana and Steven Franks. 2013. Agreement Strategies with Conjoined Subjects in Croatian. 8th Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society. Szczecin, Poland. [Talk]
  24. Willer-Gold, Jana, Ranko Matasović, Daniela Katunar and Tena Gnjatović. 2013. Multilingualism and language interference in Arbanasi Albanian. International Conference on Endangered Languages in Europe. Minde, Portugal. [Talk]
  25. Willer-Gold, Jana. 2012. Head-parameter from perspective of apposition.* 4 Croatian Syntax Days: Word Order. Osijek, Croatia. [Talk]
  26. Katunar, Daniela, Jana Willer-Gold and Tena Gnjatović. 2012. Achieving specificity in a determinerless language: Specificity markers in Croatian. Syntax of the World's Languages 5. Dubrovnik, Croatia. [Talk] 
  27. Willer-Gold, Jana and Ines Skelac. 2012. Dynamic Approach to Croatian Conditional Clauses. Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Zagreb, Croatia. [Talk]
  28. Gnjatović, Tena and Jana Willer-Gold. 2010. Pragmatic agreement between the anaphor and the antecedent.* Discours and dialog: Theory, method and application. CALS. Osijek, Croatia. [Talk]