Antje Muntendam

Antje Muntendam

Contact Information

Associate Professor
Office Location
Diffenbaugh 304B
Hispanic Linguistics (MA and PhD)
Office Hours

T&R 2:00-3:00

Antje Muntendam (MA Leiden University, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is an Associate 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 research focuses on the linguistic outcomes of bilingualism and language contact, both in production and comprehension. Specifically, she is interested in the nature and direction of cross-linguistic influence and in code-switching. She has worked on several language pairs, including Quechua and Spanish Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador, Turkish and Dutch in the Netherlands, and Spanish and English in the United States. She is also the co-founder and co-organizer of the international conference on Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world (BHL).

Research opportunities for students: Please contact me for information about research opportunities and/or if you would like to use the Eye-tracking and Language Processing Lab.

Research Interests

Language contact

Courses Taught

Bilingualism in the Spanish-speaking World
Current Research in Bilingualism
Heritage Language Acquisition
Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics
Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
Psycholinguistics I: Sentence Processing
Psycholinguistics of Bilingualism
Spanish for Heritage Speakers
Spanish Grammar and Composition
Spanish in the United States
Spanish Phonetics
Spanish Sociolinguistics

Selected Publications

  • Fenton, E., Bustin, A., & Muntendam, A. (forthc.). The intonation of broad focus declaratives in Afro-Peruvian Spanish: Findings from two elicitation tasks. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics
  • Muntendam, A., & Muysken, P. (forthc). Situaciones y fenómenos de contacto lingüístico en los Andes. In Eckkrammer, E. (Ed.), El español de América. Manual of Romance Linguistics. Berlin: De Gruyter.
  • Mohamed, S., González, C., & Muntendam, A. G. (2019). Arabic-Spanish language contact in Puerto Rico: A case of glottal stop epenthesis. Languages.
  • Muntendam, A. (2019). Possible extensions of the Prosodic Transfer Hypothesis. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism.
  • Muntendam, A., & Muysken, P. (2018). Clitics in language contact. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.
  • Muntendam, A., & Muysken, P. (forthcoming in 2018). Situaciones y fenómenos de contacto lingüístico en los Andes. In Eckkrammer, E. (Ed.), El español de América. Manual of Romance Linguistics. Berlin: De Gruyter.
  • van Rijswijk, R., Muntendam, A., & Dijkstra, T. (2017). Focus in Dutch reading: An eye-tracking experiment with heritage speakers of Turkish. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 32(8), 984-1000.
  • van Rijswijk, R., Muntendam, A., & Dijkstra, T. (2017). Focus marking in Dutch by heritage speakers of Turkish and Dutch L1 speakers. Journal of Phonetics, 61, 48-70.
  • Bellamy, K., Child, M., González, P., Muntendam, A.G., & Parafita Couto, M. C. (Eds.) (2017). Multidisciplinary approaches to bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Muysken, P., & Muntendam, A. (2016). Interfacing interfaces: Quechua and Spanish in the Andes. In Susan Fischer, & Christoph Gabriel (Eds.), Manual of Romance Languages: Grammatical interfaces. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.
  • Muntendam, A., & Torreira, F. (2016). Focus and prosody in Spanish and Quechua: insights from an interactive task. In Meghan Armstrong, Nicholas Henriksen, & María del Mar 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.
  • Muntendam, A. (2015). Discourse deixis in Southern Quechua: A case study on topic and focus. In Marilyn Manley, & Antje Muntendam (Eds.), Quechua expressions of stance and deixis (pp. 299-365). Leiden: Brill.
  • 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.
  • 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.G. (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.