Kadir GÖKGÖZ

Assistant Professor
  • Prep. Year Advisor
Office: 
JF 312
E-mail: 
kadir.gokgoz@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
4902
Education: 
2013 PhD in Linguistics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, US
2009 MA in Linguistics, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey
2006 BA-Minor in Linguistics, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey
2006

BA in the Department of Foreign Language Education, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

 

 

 

 
Research Interests: 

Prosody-Syntax Interaction, Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, Language Emergence & Evolution, American Sign Language (ASL), Turkish Sign Language (TİD), Turkish

Research Projects: 
  • PI, Supporting Sign Language Development of Deaf Children with Hearing Parents Through Linguistically-Informed Preschool Stories
  • Boğaziçi University Research Fund #14458
  • 2018-2020

Publications

Articles and book chapters: 

Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros, Ronice, Chen-Pichler, Deborah and Lillo-Martin, Diane. (Submitted). Syntactic Constraints in Code-Blending: Evidence from Distributions of Subject Points and Object Points.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (Under Review). Negation: theoretical and experimental perspectives. Invited chapter in Theoretical and Experimental Sign Language Research. Josep Quer, Roland Pfau, and Annika Herrmann (Eds.). Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group.

Gökgöz, Kadir & Wilbur, Ronnie B. (in press). Positive bias in negative yes/no questions: Evidence for Neg-to-C in TİD. In Rutkowski, Paweł (Ed.). Different Faces of Sign Language Research. Warsaw: The University of Warsaw, Faculty of Polish Studies, ISBN: 978-83-64111-41-9.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Bogomolets, Ksenia, Tieu, Lyn, Palmer, Jeffrey & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2016). Strategies for Contrastive Focus in Children Acquiring ASL and English. In Perkins, Laurel, Dudley, Rachel, Gerard, Juliana & Hitczenko, Kasia (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2015), 13-23, Cascadilla Press.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2018). Syllables in TID. Dilbilim Araştırmaları Dergisi. Volume 29.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2018). Commentary on Bos (1998). Sign Language & Linguistics, 20(2), 270-278.

Gökgöz, Kadir & Wilbur, Ronnie B. (2017). Positive bias in negative yes/no questions: Evidence for Neg-to-C in TİD. In Rutkowski, Paweł (Ed.). Different Faces of Sign Language Research. Warsaw: The University of Warsaw, Faculty of Polish Studies, ISBN: 978-83-64111-41-9.

Gökgöz, Kadir & Wilbur, Ronnie B. (2016). Olumsuz Evet-Hayır Sorularında Olumlu Önyargı: Türk İşaret Dili’nde Olumsuzluk Başından Tümleyici Başa Taşımanın Delili. Engin Arɪk (Ed.) içinde, Ellerle Konuşmak, 253-273, Koç Universitesi Yayɪnlarɪ.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2015). How to License Directionality in American Sign Language. In Bui, Thuy & Özyıldız, Deniz, (Eds.), NELS 45: Proceedings of the Forty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society: Volume 1, 217-226, GLSA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros, Ronice, Oliveira, Janine & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2015). Pointing and eyegaze in bimodal bilingual language development. In Grillo, Elizabeth & Jepson, Kyle (Eds.), BUCLD 39: Proceedings of the 39th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, 178-190, Cascadilla Press.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2014). The nature of object marking in American Sign Language. Dissertation abstract. Sign Language & Linguistics, 17:11, 119-122.

Gökgöz, Kadir (2014). What looks like Relative Clause Extraposition in Turkish is not Rightward Movement, Dilbilim Araştɪrmalarɪ, 14:2, 55-67.

Benitez-Quiroz, Fabian C., Gökgöz, Kadir, Wilbur, Ronnie B. & Martinez, Aleix. (2014). Discriminant Features and Temporal Structure of Nonmanuals in American Sign Language, PloS One, 9:2.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2013). Negation in Turkish Sign Language: The Syntax of Nonmanual Markers, in Herrmann, Annika & Steinback, Markus (Eds.), 47-72, Nonmanuals in Sign Language, (Vol. 53), John Benjamins Publishing (Previously published as journal paper).

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2011). Negation in Turkish Sign Language: The Syntax of Nonmanual Markers, Sign Language & Linguistics, 14:1, 49-75.

Gökgöz, Kadir & Arık, Engin. (2011). Distributional and Syntactic Characteristics of Nonmanual Markers in Turkish Sign Language (Türk İşaret Dili - TİD). In Simpson, Andrew (Ed.), Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL7), 63-78, MITWPL.

 

 

Talks / Presentations: 

Refereed Presentations

Taşçı, Süleyman, Aslı Göksel and Kadir Gökgöz (2018). (Non-)simultaneity as a predictor for semantics and iconicity, poster presentation at the International Congress of Linguistics, ICL 20, 2-6 July, Cape Town.

Pichler, Deborah Chen, Diane Lillo Martin and Kadir Gökgöz (2018). Points to self by Deaf, hearing and Coda children, paper presented at 3rd International Conference Sign Language Acquisition, ICSLA 3, 27-29 June, İstanbul.

Gökgöz, Kadir and Diane Lillo Martin (2018). Phonetic/Phonological issues in the alignment of speech-sign syllables in a bimodal-bilingual child, paper presented at the 3rd International Conference Sign Language Acquisition, ICSLA3, 27-29 June, İstanbul.

Özçiçek, Ayşe and Kadir Gökgöz (2018). Grammatical and Iconic Constraints on Serial Verb Constructions in TİD, poster presented at 7th Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign language Theory, FEAST 7, 18-20 June, Venice.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Ronice Müller de Quadros, Diane Lillo-Martin, Deborah Chen Pichler. (2017). Constraints on Code-Blending: Distributions of Pointing Subjects and Objects in Bimodal Bilingual Children. Paper presented at,13th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition conference (GALA 13) 7-9 September, Palma de Mallorca.

Dadan, Marcin, Gökgöz, Kadir, Park, Jayeon, Laszakovits, Sabine & Yoo, Yongsuk. (2016). The Real(is) Distinction in Before and After Clauses: A Crosslinguistic Study. Paper presented at Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL 25), May 13-15, Cornell University.

Yoo, Yongsuk, Park, Jayeon, Laszakovits, Sabine, Gökgöz, Kadir & Dadan, Marcin. (2016). The Real(is) Distinction in Before and After Clauses: A Crosslinguistic Study. Poster presented at GLOW 2016 - 39th Generative Linguistics in the Old World, April 5-7, University of Göttingen.

Lillo-Martin, Diane, Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros, Ronice Müller de & Chen Pichler, Deborah. (2016). Structural Asymmetries in the Distribution of IX-arguments in the Code-blending of Bimodal-Bilingual Children. Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Meeting, January 7-10, Washington DC.

Lillo-Martin, Diane, Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros, Ronice & Chen-Pichler, Deborah. (2015). Codeblending of IX-arguments reveals structural asymmetries. Poster presented at Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD-40), November, 13-15, Boston University.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Palmer, Jeffrey & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2015). Contrastive Focus in Children Learning ASL. Poster presented at Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD-40), Nov 13-15, Boston University.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Jeffrey, Palmer & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2015) Contrastive Focus in Children Acquiring ASL. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition (ICSLA-2), July 1-3, University of Amsterdam.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros Ronice, Oliveira, Janine & Lillo-Martin, Diane (2015). Eye-gaze Accompanying Pointing in Bimodal Bilingual Language Development. Poster presented at the 2nd International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition (ICSLA-2), July 1-3, University of Amsterdam.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros, Ronice, Oliveira, Janine & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2015). Development of Person Distinctions in the Pointing of Bimodal Bilingual Children. IPC in Rio: 3rd ANPOLL Intl Psycholinguistics Congress. Domain Specificity in Language Acquisition and Processing, March 16-24, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Bogomolets, Ksenia, Tieu, Lyn, Jeff, Palmer & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2015). Contrastive Focus in Children Acquiring English and ASL: Cues of Prominence. Paper presented at The 6th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America Conference (GALANA-6), February 19-21, University of Maryland.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Lillo-Martin, Diane & Quadros, Ronice Müller de. (2015). Function, distribution and duration of pointing in bimodal bilingual language development. Poster presented at 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), January 8-11, Portland Oregon.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros, Ronice Müller de, Oliveira, Janine & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2014). Pointing and  Eyegaze in Bimodal Bilingual Language Development. Paper presented at Boston University  Conference on Language Development (BUCLD-39), November 7-9, Boston University.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2014). How to License Directionality in American Sign Language. Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 45), Oct 31 – Nov 2, MIT.

Gökgöz, Kadir & Wilbur, Ronnie B. (2012). An Optimality Theoretic Syntactic Typology of Negation in Three Sign Languages. Poster presented at Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory (FEAST-2012), June 1-2, University of Warsaw.

Wilbur, Ronnie B., Gökgöz, Kadir, Shay, Robin A. & Martinez, Aleix. (2011). Mechanics and Issues in Making ASL Databases Available. Workshop on Sign Language Corpora in North America, Gallaudet University, Washington D.C.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2011). Classifiers Up and Down. 6th Purdue Linguistics Society Symposium (PLA), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Gökgöz, Kadir & Arik, Engin. (2010). Distributional and Syntactic Characteristics of Nonmanual Markers in Turkish Sign Language (Türk İşaret Dili - TİD). The 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL7), Oct 29-31, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2010). What Negative Polar Questions Can Teach Us about the C Domain for Turkish Sign Language (Türk İşaret Dili - TİD). Poster presented at TISLR 10, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2010). The Nature of the Complementizer Domain in Turkish Sign Language (TID) Syntax. 5th Purdue Linguistics Society Symposium (PLA), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2009). Inflectional Categories and Verb Movement in Turk Isaret Dili (TID, Turkish Sign Language). Poster presented at Workshop on Nonmanuals in Sign Languages, April 4-5, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

Kan, Seda & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2009). Aspects of Compound Formation in Turkish Sign Language. The Mediterranean Graduate Students Meeting in Linguistics-II (MGML 2), March 12-13, Mersin University, Turkey.

Gökgöz, Kadir & Özsoy, A. Sumru. (2008). The Non-manual Markers for Syntactic Organization and Its Implications. Poster presented at The First Sign Typ Conference, University of Connecticut Storrs, Connecticut.

 

Invited Presentations

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2016). Constraints on Code-blending: Evidence from the Distributions of Pointing Signs. Paper presented at Workshop on Sign Language and Emergence of Language, May 10, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2016). Clause Structure, Negation and the Final-Over-Final Constraint. Paper presented at Workshop on Sign Language and Emergence of Language, May 10, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2015). Pointing in Bimodal Bilingual Children. Expression, Communication, and the Origins of Meaning Research Group Workshop, March 2015, University of Connecticut.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2014). Pointing and Eye-gaze in Bimodal Bilingual Development. Sign Language Research Group Meeting, Oct 2014, University of Connecticut.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2014). How to License Directionality in American Sign Language. Ling-lunch Talk, Oct 2014, University of Connecticut.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2014). Object marking in American Sign Language. Sign Language Research Group Meeting, Feb 2014, University of Connecticut.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2011). On non-canonical word orders in Basque. 6th Purdue Linguistics Society Symposium (PLA), April 2011, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2009). Inflectional Categories in Turkish Sign Language. Invited talk for Karl Zimmer Day, May 2009, Boğaziçi University.

 

Other Presentations

Lillo-Martin, Diane, Gökgöz, Kadir, Quadros, Ronice & Chen-Pichler, Deborah. (2016). Codeblending of Pointing Arguments Reveals Structural Asymmetries. Poster presented at New England Sign Language Festival (SignFest) 2016, April 30, Boston University.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Palmer, Jeffrey Levi & Lillo-Martin, Diane (2016). Contrastive Focus in Children Learning ASL. Poster presented at New England Sign Language Festival (SignFest) 2016, April 30, Boston University.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Ronice Müller de, Oliveira, Janine & Lillo-Martin, Diane. (2014). Aspects of Bimodal Bilingual Language Development. Pointing and Pronominal Distinctions. UConn/UMass/Smith Language Acquisition Workshop (UUSLAW), December 6, UMass Amherst.