Research interest: Reference and coherence in the visual modality
- Referential cohesion in American Sign Language.
- Acquisition of discourse structure in hearing and deaf learners of American Sign Language.
- The role of gesture in discourse and narratives.
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese & Rachel I. Mayberry (2018). Reference tracking in early stages of different modality L2 acquisition: Limited over-explicitness in novice ASL signers’ referring expressions. Second Language Research.
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese (2017). Separating Viewpoint from Mode of Representation in Iconic Co-Speech Gestures: Insights from Danish Narratives. Language and Cognition, 1-32.
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese & Rachel I. Mayberry (2016). Who’s on First? Investigating the Referential Hierarchy in Simple Native ASL Narratives. Lingua, 180, 49-68.
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese (2016). Hold + stroke gesture sequences as cohesion devices: Examples from Danish narratives. San Diego Linguistics Papers, 6, 2-13
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese & Rachel I. Mayberry (2015). Tracking Reference in Space: How L2 Learners Use ASL Referring Expressions. In Grillo, E. & Jepson, K. Proceedings of the 39th Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 165-177). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press
Selected Conference presentations
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese & Rachel I. Mayberry (2018). Implicit Causality Biases and Thematic Roles in ASL Verbs. Architecture and Mechanisms of Language Processing, September 6-8.
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese & Rachel I. Mayberry (2017). Pronouns don’t (only) point: Investigating sensitivity to space and saliency in anaphor choice in American Sign Language. 30th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, March 30 – April 1
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese & Rachel I. Mayberry (2017). Pronominalizing Subjects: Referentially Empty Pronouns in ASL. Anaphora Resolution in Sign and Spoken Languages, February 20-21.
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese, Marla Hatrak & Rachel I. Mayberry (2016). Grammar and Gesture in Late Acquisition of ASL Cohesive Devices. Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 12, January 4-7.
- Frederiksen, Anne Therese and Rachel I. Mayberry (2015). Development of L1 reference tracking after childhood: Knowing the pieces but not where they fit in the puzzle. 2nd International Conference on Sign Language Acquisition, July 1-3.
- Linguistics at University of California, San Diego – PhD candidate
- McNeill Lab. Center for Gesture and Speech Research – Visiting scholar 2011
- Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Nijmegen – Research Intern 2010
- University of Copenhagen Linguistics Department – M.A. & B.A degrees
Contact InformationAnne Therese Frederiksen
UCSD Linguistics Department
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0108