The 44th annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of the Netherlands took place in Utrecht on February 9th, 2013. The annual meetings provide members with the opportunity to report on their ongoing research.At this year's meeting, 83 papers were presented, of which 25 were submitted to the present volume. The volume contains a selection of these papers, which may be considered representative of current research in various fields of linguistics.
1. Articles; 2. Children's ability to use speaker certainty in learning novel words (by Bergstra, Myrthe); 3. Velar variation in French (by Berns, Janine); 4. Modeling metrical stress acquisition through alignment constraint induction (by Breteler, Jeroen); 5. A fraction too much friction: The phonological status of voiced fricatives (by Botma, Bert); 6. Verbal inflection errors in child L1: Syntax or phonology? (by Buijs, Simone); 7. On the acquisition of daar and er (by Dijk, Chantal van); 8. The effect of prescriptivism on comparative markers in spoken Dutch (by Hubers, Ferdy); 9. Sluicing inside relatives: The case of Gungbe (by Liptak, Aniko); 10. Rethinking the distribution of English finite clausal complements: Evidence from complementiser-how clauses (by Nye, Rachel); 11. Tracking reference with null subjects (by Pinto, Manuela); 12. Do speakers of Dutch use their knowledge of German while processing written Danish words? (by Swarte, Femke); 13. Locality and right-dislocation (by Vries, Mark de); 14. Information structural transfer in advanced Dutch EFL writing: A cross-linguistic longitudinal study (by Vuuren, Sanne van); 15. Acquiring markedness constraints: The case of French (by Weijer, Jeroen van de); 16. Effects of immediate repetition at different stages of consecutive interpreting training: An experimental study (by Yu, Wenting)