Links and abstracts also  at


Danziger, E. and Alan Rumsey [eds.] 2013: ‘Intersubjectivity: Cultural Limits, Extensions and Construals’. Special Issue: Language and Communication 33(3):247-343

Danziger, E., 2001.  Relatively Speaking: Language, Thought and Kinship in Mopan Maya. Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, Oxford U. Press USA.

Danziger, E., 1998 [editor]. ‘Language, Space and Culture’. Special issue: Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology 26(1).

Baayen, R. H. and E. Danziger [editors] 1994.  Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Annual Report 14 (1993). Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL.

Danziger, E. [editor]1993. Manual: Cognition and Space Kit 1.0 Cognitive Anthropology Research Group, MPI Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen. link

Danziger, E. [editor] 1992. Manual: Space Stimuli Kit 1.0, Cognitive Anthropology Research Group, MPI Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen.  link


Danziger, E. 2014. Here and Now: A Four-Part Frame of Reference Typology and the Mapping Between Time and Space. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, Feb 2013.

Danziger, E. 2013. Conventional Wisdom: Imagination, Obedience and Intersubjectivity. Language and Communication 33(3):251-262.

Danziger, E. 2013. On Husband-Borrowing: Ancient Maya Marriage Practices and Preferences. In Reconstructing Kinship. Patrick McConvell (ed). U. of Utah Press.

Danziger, E. and Alan Rumsey 2013. Introduction: From Opacity to Intersubjectivity across Languages and Cultures. Language and Communication 33(3): 247-250.

Contini-Morava, E. and Eve Danziger 2013. Introducing Referents in Mopan Maya. Proceedings of the 2012 Belize Archaeology and Anthropology Symposium. Belmopan, Belize: Institute for Social and Cultural Research.

Danziger, E. 2011. Distinguishing three-dimensional forms from their mirror-images: Whorfian results from users of intrinsic frames of linguistic reference. In Language Sciences ‘Frames of Reference in Mesoamerican Languages’. 

Danziger, E. 2011. Once More with Feeling: A Forbidden Performance of the Great Speech of the Mopan Maya.  -Anthropological Quarterly- 84(1): 121- 40.  pdf

Danziger, E. 2010. On Trying and Lying: Cultural Configurations of the Gricean Maxim of Quality. -Intercultural Pragmatics- 7(2): 199-219.  pdf

Danziger, E., 2010. Deixis, Gesture and Cognition in Spatial Frame of Reference Typology. -Studies in Language- 34(1): 167-185.  pdf (7.6 MB)

Danziger, E., 2008. A Person a Place or a Thing? Whorfian Consequences of Syntactic Bootstrapping in Mopan Maya. In Crosslinguistic  perspectives on argument structure: Implications for learnability. Melissa Bowerman and Penelope Brown (eds), Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum. Pages 29-48. pdf

Danziger, E. 2006. The Thought that Counts: Understanding Variation in Cultural Theories of Interaction. In The Roots of Human Sociality: Culture, Cognition and Human Interaction. Stephen P. Levinson and Nicholas Enfield (eds. ) NY: Berg Press.  Pages 259-278. pdf

Danziger, E. 2005. The Eye of the Beholder: How Linguistic Categorization Affects “Natural” Experience.  In  Complexities: Anthropological Challenges to Reductive Accounts of Social Life.  Susan McKinnon and Sydel Silverman (eds).  Chicago: University Press, 64-80. pdf

Danziger, E. 2004. Deixis, Gesture and Spatial Frame of Reference. -Proceedings of the 2003 Meetings of the Chicago Linguistics Society. Parasession: Body and Mind- Vol. 39

Danziger, E. 2001. Cross-Cultural Studies in Language and Thought: Is there a Metalanguage? In The Psychology of Cultural Experience. Carmella C. Moore and Holly F.  Mathews (eds.). . Publications of the Society for Psychological Anthropology, Cambridge U. Press. Pages 199-222.  pdf (2.4 MB)

Kita, Sotaro, Eve Danziger and Christel Stolz  2001. Cultural Specificity of Spatial Schemas as Manifested in Spontaneous Gestures. In Spatial Schemas in Abstract Thought. Meredith Gattis (ed).   Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Pages 115-146. pdf (7.2 MB)

Danziger, E. 1999. Language, Space and Sociolect: Cognitive Correlates of Gendered Speech in Mopan Maya. In Language Diversity and Cognitive Representations. Catherine Fuchs and Stéphane Robert (eds). Pp 85-106. Amsterdam: Benjamins.  pdf  (8 MB)

Danziger, E. 1998. Getting Here from There: The Acquisition of  Point of View in Mopan Maya. -Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology-. 26(1):48-72.    pdf

Danziger, E. and Eric Pederson, 1998. Through the Looking-Glass: Literacy, Writing Systems and Mirror-Image Discrimination. -Written Language and Literacy-. 1(2):153-64.  pdf

Pederson, Eric, Eve Danziger,  Stephen Levinson, Sotaro Kita, Gunter Senft and David Wilkins. 1998. Semantic Typology and Spatial Conceptualization. -Language-. 74(3):557-589.  pdf from JSTOR

Danziger, E. 1998. Introduction: Language, Space and Culture.  -Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology-: 26(1): 3-6.

Danziger, E. 1997. La Variation Inter-Langues dans l’Encodage Sémantique et Cognitif des Relations Spatiales: Quelques Réflexions sur les Données du Maya Mopan. -Diversité des Langues et Représentations Cognitives-. Catherine Fuchs and Stéphane Robert (eds), pp. 58-80. Raymond Boyd (tr.). Editions Ophrys, Paris.

Danziger, E. 1996. Split Intransitivity and Active-Inactive Patterning in Mopan Maya. -International Journal  of American Linguistics-. 62(4):379-414.  pdf from JSTOR

Danziger, E. 1996. Parts and their Counter-Parts: Social and Spatial Relationships in Mopan Maya. -Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (N.S.) , incorporating MAN- 2(1):67-82. pdf from JSTOR

Danziger, E. 1994. Out of Sight, out of Mind: Person, Perception and Function in Mopan Maya Spatial Deixis. -Linguistics: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Language Sciences- 32 (4/5):885-907.  pdf

Danziger, E. 1993. What Might Mother Mean? The Acquisition of Kinship Vocabulary in Mopan Maya. -Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Child Language Research Forum-, Eve V. Clark (ed.) pp. 227‑234. Center for the Study of Language and Information Publications, Stanford, California. Distributed by the U. of Chicago Press.

Danziger, E. 1991. “Man” and Language in Prehistory: Clues to Gender Conceptualization from Semantic Analysis. -The Archaeology of Gender: Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference of the Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary-, Dale Walde and Noreen Willows (eds.), pp. 309‑312. U. of Calgary Archaeological Association, Alberta.  pdf