I’ve put links to various papers, handouts, slides, etc. on this page. For items that are behind a paywall, I’ve provided preprints; be advised that page numbers and other details may differ between the preprint and final published version.1 I note co-authors where relevant.

2021: Pragmatic constraints on subject-oriented honorifics in Yaeyaman and Japanese. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 30: 674–693. doi:10.3765/salt.v30i0.4838 | semantics archive || lingbuzz |

2020: The instability of slurs. Christopher Davis and Elin McCready. Grazer Philosophische Studien 97(1): 63–85. doi:10.1163/18756735-09701005 | semantics archive || preprint |

2020: Sentence final particles in Japanese. Elin McCready and Christopher Davis. In Wesley M. Jacobsen and Yukinori Takubo (eds.), Handbook of Japanese Semantics and Pragmatics, 655–684. De Gruyter Mouton. doi:10.1515/9781614512073-014 | preprint || semantics archive |

2019:「沖縄県竹富町小浜島・八重山語小浜方言の動詞の活用について」『危機的な状況にある言語・方言のアーカイブ化を想定した実地調査研究』、192–209. | pdf] |

2018: 「沖縄県竹富町小浜島・八重山語小浜言葉」 『危機的な状況にある言語・方言のアーカイブ化を想定した実地調査研究』、181–194. | pdf |

2017: 「八重山語・宮良言葉:記述文法と学習資料に向けた形容詞の記述」『危機的な状況にある言語・方言のアーカイブ化を想定した実地調査研究』、137–144. | pdf |

2017: An invocational theory of slurs. Elin McCready and Christopher Davis. ms. (Proceedings of LENLS14). | semantics archive |

2017: Evidentiality, maximize presupposition, and Gricean quality in Okinawan. In Andrew Lamont and Katerina Tetzloff (eds.) Proceedings of NELS 47, Volume 3, 229–242. | preprint |

2016: 「八重山語宮良言葉による「桃太郎」の書き起こしと表記法」『危機的な状況にある言語・方言のアーカイブ化を想定した実地調査研究』、137–143. | pdf |

2016: Expressives in questions. Christopher Davis and Elin McCready. In Mary Moroney, Carol-Rose Little, Jacob Collard, and Dan Burgdorf (eds.), Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26, 753-772. |paper||poster|

2015: Plurality and distributivity in Yaeyaman wh-questions. In Sarah D’Antonio, Mary Moroney, and Carol-Rose Little (eds.), Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 25, 636–655. |semantics archive|

2015: Use-conditional meaning and the semantics of pragmaticalization. Christopher Davis and Daniel Gutzmann. In Eva Csipak & Hedde Zeijlstra (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 19, 197–213. |proceedings|

2015: Tense, aspect, and mood in Miyara Yaeyaman. Christopher Davis and Tyler Lau. In Patrick Heinrich, Shinsho Miyara and Michinori Shimoji (eds.), Handbook of the Ryukyuan Languages, 253–298. doi:10.1515/9781614511151.253 |preprint|

2015: 琉球のことばの書き方—琉球諸語統一的表記法、第2部9章 宮良方言 (中川奈津子と共著)|||preprint|

2014: Evidentiality as a causal relation. Christopher Davis and Yurie Hara. In Christopher Piñón (ed.), Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 10, 179–196. |paper|

2014: The Role of Focus Particles in Wh-Interrogatives: Evidence from a Southern Ryukyuan Language. Robert E. Santana-LaBarge (ed.), Proceedings of the 31st West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. |paper|

2014: Phonological reduction and the (re)emergence of attributive forms in Ryukyuan. Tyler Lau and Christopher Davis. In Michael Kenstowicz, Ted Levin and Ryo Masuda (eds.), Japanese/Korean Linguistics 23, 291–306: CSLI Publications. |paper|

2014: 「沖縄県宮良方言」 『文化庁委託事業報告書「危機的な状況にある言語・方言の実態に関する調査研究(八丈方言・国頭方言・沖縄方言・八重山方言」』、93–101 [Field Research on the State of Endangered Languages and Dialects, Agency of Cultural Affairs, March 2014 Report: 93–101]. |報告書|

2013: Surface position and focus domain of the Ryukyuan focus particle du: Evidence from Miyara Yaeyaman. International Journal of Okinawan Studies 4.1 (2013): 29–49. |published version (no paywall)|preprint proof|

2013: Darou as a deictic context shifter. Yurie Hara and Christopher Davis. In Kazuko Yatsushiro and Uli Sauerland, editors, Proceedings of Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 6 (FAJL 6), 41–56. |proceedings preprint||poster|

2011: Constraining Interpretation: Sentence Final Particles in Japanese. UMass Amherst Dissertation.

2010: Decision theory and discourse particles: A case study from a large Japanese sentiment corpus. In Ryo Otoguro, Kiyoshi Ishikawa, Hiroshi Umemoto, Kei Yoshimoto, Yasunari Harada (eds.), Proceedings of the 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 24), 105–114. |paper|

2010: Affective demonstratives and the division of pragmatic Labor. Christopher Davis and Christopher Potts. Logic, Language and Meaning (Lecture notes in Computer Science). |preprint|

2010: Scope and prosody in the Japanese contrastive topic construction Workshop on Prosody, Syntax, and Information (WPSI). |slides|

2009: Decisions, dynamics, and the Japanese particle yo Journal of Semantics 26: 329–366. doi:10.1093/jos/ffp007 |paper|

2009: The pragmatics of expressive content: Evidence from large sentiment corpora. Noah Constant, Christopher Davis, Christopher Potts, Florian Schwarz. Sprache und Datenverarbeitung 1–2/2009: S. 5–21. |semantics archive|

2009: Expressive and identity conditions. Christopher Potts, Luis Alonso-Ovalle, Ash Asudeh, Rajesh Bhatt, Seth Cable, Christopher Davis, Yurie Hara, Andelika Kratzer, Elin McCready, Tom Roeper, and Martin Walkow. Linguistic Inquiry 40 (2): 356–366. doi:10.1162/ling.2009.40.2.356 |preprint|

2008: Contexts, decisions, and the Japanese particle yo. LENLS 7. |manuscript||slides|

2007: The pragmatic values of evidential sentences. Christopher Davis, Christopher Potts, and Margaret Speas. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 17, 71–88. |paper|

2006: Evidence against movement in Japanese relative clauses. ECO5. handout

  1. Obviously I would never suggest that you use anything like sci-hub to download official versions of things that are behind a paywall. ↩︎