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Payne, Thomas E., and Doris L. Payne. 2013. A typological grammar of Panare, A Cariban language of Venezuela. Leiden: Brill.
Payne, Doris L. 2009. Cuestiones tipológicas de la transitividad. Dimensión Antropológica 47:7–37. Mexico, D.F.: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.
Payne, Doris L. 2007. Source of the Yagua nominal classification system. International Journal of American Linguistics 73:447–474.
Gildea, Spike, and Doris L. Payne. 2007. Is Greenberg’s “Macro-Carib” viable? Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Ciências Humanas 2(2):19–72. Belém, Brazil: Museo Goeldi.
Payne, Doris L. 2003. Maa color terms and their use as human descriptors. Anthropological Linguistics 45:169–200.
Payne, Doris L. 1998. Maasai gender in typological perspective. Studies in African Linguistics 27:159–175.
Payne, Doris L. 1992. Narrative continuity vs. discontinuity in Yagua. Discourse Processes 15:375–394.
Payne, Doris L. 1990. The pragmatics of word order: Typological dimensions of verb initial languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
Payne, Doris L. 1987. Information structuring in Papago narrative discourse. Language 63:783–804.
Shirtz, Shahar, and Doris L. Payne. 2012. The problem of “head” in Maa (Maasai) nominal phrases. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Conference on African Linguistics, New Orleans. March 15–17, 2012.
Payne, Doris L. 2011. Nilotic directionals in lexical, syntactic, and historical context. Paper presented at Societas Linguistica Europaea, Logroño, Spain. September 8–11, 2011.
Payne, Doris L. 2007. The existential toe-hold of a split-s system? Paper presented at Association of Linguistic Typology, Paris, France. September 24–28, 2007.
Payne, Doris L. 2001. The explanation of argument structure: Lexicalization or discourse use? Paper presented at the Korean Society of Discourse and Cognition, Seoul. June 9–10, 2001.
Payne, Doris L. 1997. Semantic role and argument structure in the Maasai “external possession” construction. Paper presented at the Special Session on Syntax and Semantics in African Languages, Berkeley Linguistics Society. February 14-17, 1997.
Payne, Doris L. 1996. A functional approach to word order: What counts as “explanation”. Paper presented at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Symposium on Formalism/Functionalism. April 18–20, 1996.
Payne, Doris L. 1993. Nonconfigurationality and discontinuous expressions in Panare. Paper presented at the Special Session on Syntactic Issues in Native American Languages, Berkeley Linguistics Society. February 12–15, 1993.
Payne, Doris L. 1991. Verb initial languages and information order. Paper presented at the 20th University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Symposium on Word Order in Discourse. April 12–14, 1991.
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