Zed Sevcikova Sehyr

List of John Benjamins publications for which Zed Sevcikova Sehyr plays a role.


Schaller, Franziska, Brittany Lee, Zed Sevcikova Sehyr, Lucinda O’Grady Farnady and Karen Emmorey. 2020. Cross-linguistic metaphor priming in ASL-English bilinguals: Effects of the Double Mapping Constraint. Special Issue in Memory of Irit Meir, Lillo-Martin, Diane, Wendy Sandler, Marie Coppola and Rose Stamp (eds.), pp. 96–111
Meir’s (2010) Double Mapping Constraint (DMC) states the use of iconic signs in metaphors is restricted to signs that preserve the structural correspondence between the articulators and the concrete source domain and between the concrete and metaphorical domains. We investigated ASL signers’… read more | Article
Cormier, Kearsy, Sandra Smith and Zed Sevcikova Sehyr. 2015. Rethinking constructed action. Sign Language & Linguistics 18:2, pp. 167–204
We aim to demonstrate the importance of defining linguistic phenomena by using constructed action or CA (i.e. a stretch of discourse that represents one role or combination of roles depicting actions, utterances, thought, attitudes and/or feelings of one or more referents) as an example. The… read more | Article