Antje Muntendam

Assistant Professor

Office: 304B Diffenbaugh


Professor Muntendam (MA Leiden University, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is an Assistant Professor at Florida State University. Before joining Florida State University in August 2014, she worked as an Assistant Professor at Middlebury College and Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands). Her main areas of research are bilingualism, language contact, information structure, syntax, and prosody. She is currently working on two lines of research. One line of research concerns Quechua-Spanish bilingualism in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. The other concerns Turkish-Dutch bilinguals (in particular heritage speakers of Turkish) in the Netherlands.

Research interests:

  • Bilingualism
  • Language contact
  • Syntax
  • Prosody
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Psycholinguistics

Selected Publications:

  • Muysken, P., & Muntendam, A. (in press). Interfacing interfaces: Quechua and Spanish in the Andes. In S. Fischer & C. Gabriel (Eds.), Manual of Romance Languages: Grammatical interfaces. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Muntendam, A., & Muysken, P. (in press). Situaciones y fenómenos de contacto lingüístico en los Andes. In Eckkrammer, E. (Ed.), El español de América. Manual of Romance Linguistics. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Muntendam, A., & Torreira, F. (2016). Focus and prosody in Spanish and Quechua: Insights from an interactive task. In M. Armstrong, N. Henriksen, & M. Vanrell (Eds.), Intonational grammar in Ibero-Romance: Approaches across linguistic subfields. John Benjamins.
  • Manley, M., & Muntendam, A. (2015). Quechua expressions of stance and deixis. Leiden: Brill Studies in the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.
  • Manley, M., Muntendam, A., & Kalt, S. (2015). Introduction to Quechua expressions of stance and deixis. In M. Manley & A. Muntendam (Eds.), Quechua expressions of stance and deixis (pp. 1-36). Leiden: Brill Studies in the Indigenous Languages of the Americas.
  • Muntendam, A. (2015). Discourse deixis in Southern Quechua: A case study on topic and focus. In M. Manley & A. Muntendam (Eds.), Quechua expressions of stance and deixis (pp. 299-365). Leiden: Brill.
  • van Rijswijk, R., & Muntendam, A. (2014). The prosody of focus in the Spanish of Quechua-Spanish-bilinguals: A case study on noun phrases. International Journal of Bilingualism, 18(6), 614-632. doi:10.1177/1367006912456103
  • Muntendam, A. (2013). On the nature of cross-linguistic transfer: A case study of Andean Spanish. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 16(1), 111-131.
  • Muntendam, A. (2013). Review of Uriel Weinreich. Languages in Contact: French, German and Romansh in Twentieth-Century Switzerland. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 17(2), 257-260.
  • Muntendam, A. (2009). Linguistic transfer in Andean Spanish: Syntax or pragmatics? Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Muntendam, A. (2008). Cross-linguistic influence in Andean Spanish: Word order and focus. In M. Bowles, R. Foote, S. Perpiñán, & R. Bhatt (Eds.), 2007 Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) (pp. 44-57). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
  • Muntendam, A. (2008). Transfer in the C-domain: Word order and focus in Andean Spanish. In H. Chan, H. Jacob, & E. Kapia (Eds.), BUCLD 32: 32nd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 311-322). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Muntendam, A. (2006). Diglossia, footing and Quechua-Spanish code-switching. In T. Hallett., S. Floyd, S. Oshima, & A. Shield (Eds.), Selected Proceedings from the Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA) XIV, Texas Linguistic Forum, 50 (pp. 1-10). Austin, Texas.
  • Muntendam, A. (2006). Se en el español andino: Una perspectiva comparativa. In Alba Valencia E. (Ed.), Memorias/Actas del XIV Congreso de la ALFAL. Santiago de Chile.
  • Muntendam, A. (2005). El español de Tarata: Nuevas funciones de se. In H. Olbertz, & P. Muysken (Eds.), Encuentros y conflictos: Bilingüismo y contacto de lenguas en el mundo andino (pp. 171-189). Frankfurt: Vervuert.

Courses taught at FSU:

  • Code-switching
  • Spanish sociolinguistics
  • Spanish in the United States
  • Spanish phonetics
  • Spanish grammar and composition