Kadir GÖKGÖZ

Dr. Öğretim Üyesi
  • 3. Sınıf Danışmanı
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: 

Age of Acquisition Effects, Bimodal-Bilingualism, Prosody-Syntax Interaction, Deaf Education, Literacy, Turkish Sign Language (TİD), American Sign Language (ASL), Turkish

Research Projects: 
  • PI, Supporting Sign Language Development of Deaf Children with Hearing Parents Through Linguistically-Informed Preschool Stories
  • Boğaziçi University Research Fund #14458
  • 2018-2021

Publications

Articles and book chapters: 

 

Journal Papers

Kayabaşı, D., & Gökgöz, K. (2022). The Causative-Inchoative Alternation and Age-of-Acquisition Effects on Multi-predicate Constructions in Turkish Sign Language. Language Learning and Development, 1-26.
(Index: SSCI ; Quartile: Q1)

Keleş, O., Atmaca, F., & Gökgöz, K. (2022). Effects of age of acquisition and category size on signed verbal fluency. Language Acquisition, 1-23.
(Index: SSCI ; Quartile: Q1)

Gökgöz, K. (2018). Syllables in TİD. Dilbilim Araştırmaları Dergisi29(1), 29-49.
(Index: SCOPUS ; Quartile: Q3)

Gökgöz, K. (2014). What Looks Like Relative Clause Extraposition in Turkish Does Not Seem To Be Rightward Movement. Dilbilim Araştırmaları Dergisi, 14(2), 55-67.
(Index: SCOPUS ; Quartile: Q3)

Benitez-Quiroz, C. F., Gökgöz, K., Wilbur, R. B., & Martinez, A. M. (2014). Discriminant features and temporal structure of nonmanuals in American Sign Language. PloS one9(2), e86268.
(Index: SCOPUS ; Quartile: Q1)

Gökgöz, K. (2011). Negation in Turkish Sign Language: The syntax of nonmanual markers. Sign Language & Linguistics14(1), 49-75.
(Index: SCOPUS ; Quartile: Q2)

 

Book Chapters

Gökgöz, K. (2021). Negation: Theoretical and experimental perspectives. In Josep Quer, Roland Pfau, and Annika Herrmann (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Theoretical and Experimental Sign Language Research (pp. 266-294). Routledge.

Gökgöz, K & Sevgi, H. (2020). Aspects of clause structure and morphology in Turkish Sign Language. In Aslı Gürer, Dilek Uygun-Gökmen & Balkız Öztürk (Eds.), Morphological Complexity within and across Boundaries: In Honour of Aslı Göksel (pp. 315-351). John Benjamins Publishing Company.

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.

 

Conference Proceedings

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. (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 & 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.

 

Other

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

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

Talks / Presentations: 

 

At Refereed International Conferences

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2022). Production of Complex Motion Events and Age of Acquisition Effects in Turkish Sign Language (TİD). Poster to be presented at Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR 14), Sept. 26 - Oct. 1, Osaka Japan & Online.

Keleş, Onur & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2022). Economy principle in signed narratives: Is it age-sensitive? Poster to be presented at Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR 14), Sept. 26 - Oct. 1, Osaka Japan & Online.

Kan, Uğur, Gökgöz, Kadir, Sümer, Beyza, Tamyürek-Özparlak, Elvan & Özyürek, Aslı. (2022). Emergence of Negation in a Turkish Homesign System: Insights from the Family Context. Paper to be presented at Joint Conference on Language Evolution (JCoLE), Sept. 5-8, Kanazawa, Japan & Online.

Demirtaş, Samet, Yiğit, Z. Gül, Özsoy, A. Sumru & Gökgöz, Kadir (2022). Bilingual Reading Development Apps for Deaf Kids using Turkish Sign Language. Paper to be presentated at International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition (ICSLA 4), June 23-25, Boston University, Online.

Keleş, Onur, Atmaca, Furkan & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2021). Age of acquisition effects on reference tracking in Turkish Sign Language. Paper presented at “Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory” (FEAST), online on 1-4 June, 2021, by The Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies of CUHK, Online.

Kayabaşı, Demet, & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2020a). The Causative-Inchoative Alternation in Turkish Sign Language and the Age of Acquisition Effects on Complex Clauses. CLS 56 Digital Repository Program, The 56th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, September 29.

Kayabaşı, Demet & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2020b). The Causative-Inchoative Alternation in Turkish Sign Language and the Age of Acquisition Effects on Complex Clauses. Paper presented at Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign language Theory (FEAST), June 23-25, Online Conference.

Sevgi, Hande & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2020). To what extent does age of acquisition matter: Evidence from Turkish Sign Language (TİD). Poster presented at Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign language Theory (FEAST), June 23-25, Online.

Özdemir, Semra, & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2020). Age of Acquisition Effects in Agreement in Turkish Sign Language (TİD). Poster presented at Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 45), November 5-8, Online.

Keleş, Onur, Atmaca, Furkan, & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2020). Age of Acquisition Effects on Verbal Fluency in Turkish Sign Language. Poster presented at Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 45), November 5-8, Online.

Sevgi, Hande & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2019). (Non)Effects of Age of Acquisition in Turkish Sign Language Morpho-Syntax: Evidence from Classifiers Argument Expression. Paper presented at 55th Meeting of Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 55), 16-18 May, University of Chicago.

Kayabaşı, Demet & Gökgöz, Kadir. (2019). Causative-Inchoative Alternation in Turkish Sign Language. Poster presented at the Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research - TISLR 13, 26-28 September, Hamburg University.

Taşçı, Süleyman, Göksel, Aslı & Gökgöz, Kadir (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, Lillo-Martin, Diane and Gökgöz, Kadir (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.

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.

 

At Refereed National Conferences

Keleş, Onur, Atmaca, Furkan ve Gökgöz, Kadir. (2021). Türk İşaret Dili Edinme Yaşının Sözel Akıcılığa Olan Etkisi. 34. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı, Çevrimiçi, 29-30 Nisan. Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi. Kayabaşı,

Demet ve Gökgöz, Kadir. (2021). Türk İşaret Dilinde Geçişli Geçişsiz Değişkenlik Gösteren Eylemler ve Dil Edinim Yaşının Etkileri. 34. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı, Çevrimiçi, 29-30 Nisan. Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi.

Ergelen, Özlem ve Kadir Gökgöz. (2019). Bölünmüş Belirleyici Öbeği Varsayımı ve Türkçe İyelik Yapısı. Bildiri Sunumu. 33. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı, 9-10 Mayıs, Mersin Üniversitesi.

Gökgöz, Kadir, Samet, Demirtaş, Gül, Yiğit, Hande, Sevgi, Demet, Kayabaşı ve A. Sumru, Özsoy. (2019). Sağır çocuklarda işaret ve konuşulan dil edinim konuları ve süreçleri. Yuvarlak Masa. 33. Ulusal Dilbilim Kurultayı, 9-10 Mayıs, Mersin Üniversitesi.

Özsoy, Sumru A., Samet Demirtaş, Zehra Gül Yiğit, Hande Sevgi, Demet Kayabaşı ve Kadir Gökgöz. (2019). Sağır Çocukların İşaret Dili Edinmelerinin Önemi. 10. Ulusal Dil ve Konuşma Bozuklukları Kongresi, 28 Nisan – 1 Mayıs, Medipol Üniversitesi.

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.

 

 

Invited Talks

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2022). Verbal Classifiers in TİD: a Cross-linguistics and Cross-modal Evaluation. Workshop on Turkic and Languages in Contact with Turkic (TU+ 7), Feb. 18-19, University of Connecticut (Online).

Gökgöz, Kadir. (2021). Morphophonology of Complex Motion Events in Turkish Sign Language and Age of Acquisition Effects. 14. Dilbilim Öğrenci Konferansı. Çevrimiçi. Hacettepe Üniversitesi.

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