Sherman Wilcox

List of John Benjamins publications for which Sherman Wilcox plays a role.




Subjects Cognition and language | Psycholinguistics | Typology
Subjects Applied linguistics | Phonetics


Janzen, Terry, Barbara Shaffer and Sherman Wilcox 2022 Signed language pragmaticsHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 1209–1223 | Chapter
Wilcox, Sherman 2012 Hands and faces: Linking human language and non-human primate communicationDevelopments in Primate Gesture Research, Pika, Simone and Katja Liebal (eds.), pp. 223–240 | Article
This chapter investigates the linguistic links between gesture and language, relying on data from signed languages. Data focuses on the developmental routes by which non-linguistic gestures become incorporated into the linguistic system of signed languages. Evidence is presented for two routes: one… read more
Janzen, Terry, Barbara Shaffer and Sherman Wilcox 2011 Signed language pragmaticsPragmatics in Practice, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 278–294 | Article
Wilcox, Sherman 2009 Symbol and Symptom: Routes from Gesture to Signed LanguageAnnual Review of Cognitive Linguistics: Volume 7, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Francisco José (ed.), pp. 89–110 | Article
This study examines the developmental routes by which gesture is codified into a linguistic system in the context of the natural signed languages of the deaf. I suggest that gestures follow two routes as they codify, and thus that signed languages provide evidence of how material which begins its… read more
Wilcox, Sherman 2008 Sign and gesture: Towards a new paradigmMetaphor and Gesture, Cienki, Alan and Cornelia Müller (eds.), pp. 273–275 | Article
Wilcox, Sherman and Jill P. Morford 2007 Empirical methods in signed language researchMethods in Cognitive Linguistics, Gonzalez-Marquez, Monica, Irene Mittelberg, Seana Coulson and Michael J. Spivey (eds.), pp. 171–200 | Article
Wilcox, Sherman and Barbara Shaffer 2005 Towards a cognitive model of interpretingTopics in Signed Language Interpreting: Theory and practice, Janzen, Terry (ed.), pp. 27–50 | Article
In this paper I explore the role of gesture in the development of signed languages. Using data from American Sign Language, Catalan Sign Language, French Sign Language, and Italian Sign Language, as well as historical sources describing gesture in the Mediterranean region, I demonstrate that… read more
Wilcox, Sherman 2002 11. The iconic mapping of space and time in signed languagesUnfolding Perceptual Continua, Albertazzi, Liliana (ed.), pp. 255–281 | Chapter
Janzen, Terry, Barbara Shaffer and Sherman Wilcox 2001 Signed language pragmaticsHandbook of Pragmatics: 1999 Installment, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert † and Chris Bulcaen (eds.), pp. 1–20 | Article
Wilcox, Sherman 2001 ForewordThe Evolution of Grounded Communication, Steels, Luc (ed.), p.  | Miscellaneous
Hiraga, Masako K., Chris Sinha and Sherman Wilcox 1999 IntroductionCultural, Psychological and Typological Issues in Cognitive Linguistics: Selected papers of the bi-annual ICLA meeting in Albuquerque, July 1995, Hiraga, Masako K., Chris Sinha and Sherman Wilcox (eds.) | Miscellaneous
Wilcox, Sherman 1998 EditorialEvolution of Communication 2:1, p.  | Miscellaneous
Wilcox, Sherman and Phyllis Perrin Wilcox 1995 The Gestural Expression of Modality in ASLModality in Grammar and Discourse, Bybee, Joan L. and Suzanne Fleischman (eds.), pp. 135 ff. | Article