Articles in Journals and Refereed Volumes

  • Lungu, O, A. Falaus and F. Panzeri (submitted). Disjunction in downward entailing contexts: A crosslinguistic study. [draft, pdf]
  • Pagliarini, E, O. Lungu, A. van Hout, L. Pinter, S. Balazs, M.T Guasti and S. Crain (submitted). How children interpret disjunction under negation in Dutch, French, Hungarian and Italian: a cross-linguistic comparison.
  • Lungu, O. (2017). Temporal interpretations of definite DPs: The view from European Portuguese child language. Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics. DOI: 10.1080/10489223.2017.1391267.
  • Lungu, O. and H. Demirdache. (2015). Zero-present under past in child French: Evidence from the future, in D. Ayoun (ed.), The Acquisition of the Present, John Benjamins. [pdf]
  • Lungu, O (2015). Two analyses for simultaneous construals of relative clauses in L1 French, in C. Hamann & E. Ruigendijk (eds.), Selected Proceedings of GALA 2013. Cambridge: Cambridge University Scholars Press.
  • Demirdache, H. and O. Lungu. (2011). Zero-tense vs. indexical construals of the present in French L1, in. R. Musan, M. Rathert & R. Thierof (eds.), Linguistische Arbeiten/ Linguistics Today, Tense Across Languages. Berlin/ Boston: Mouton de Gruyter. 233- 256. [pdf]
  • Demirdache, H. and O. Lungu. (2010). Zero-time arguments in French child language, in M. Duguine, S. Huidobro & N. Madariaga (eds.), Linguistik Aktuell/ Linguistics Today, Argument Structure and Syntactic Relations. Amsterdam/ Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 305-323. [pdf]
  • Demirdache, H. and O. Lungu. (2009). Sequence of tense in (French) child language, in J. van Craenenbroeck & J. Rooryck (eds.), Linguistic Variation Yearbook 8. Amsterdam/ Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 101-131. [pdf]

Conference Proceedings

  • A. van Hout, M. Arche, H. Demirdache, I. García del Real, A. García Sanz, A. Gavarró, L. Gomez Marzo, L. Hommes, N. Kazanina, J. Liu, O. Lungu, F. Martin and  I. Strangmann. (2017). Agent control and the acquisition of event culmination in Basque, Dutch, English, Spanish and Mandarin, in M. LaMendola & J. Scott (eds.), Proceedings of the 41st Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 41), 323–332. Somerville, MA : Cascadilla Press. ISBN 978-1-57473-076-0.
  • Lungu, O (2014). Temporal construals of relative clauses, Proceedings from the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, Volume 47, Number 2, pp. 121–135.
  • Percus, O. and O. Lungu. (2011). Simultaneous Analyses for Simultaneous Present, in N. Li & D. Lutz (eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 20 (SALT 20). 735-755. [pdf]
  • Lungu, O. (2010).  Les temps subordonnés en français L1: le cas du futur, Proceedings of the Conference of Young Researchers in Language Acquisition, Lumière University Lyon 2, available online at colloques/AcquisiLyon/index.asp?Action=Edit& Langue=FR&Page=Actes
  • Lungu, O. (2008). Tense in Embedded Contexts: the case of Romanian, in A. Cornilescu (ed.), Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics X (1). 21-37.
  • Lungu, O. and H. Demirdache. (2008). Le présent et le passé chez les enfants français, in J. Durand, B. Habert & B. Laks (eds.), Proceedings of the First International Conference on French Linguistics (CMLF08).

Edited volume 

  • Choi, J., H. Demirdache,  O. Lungu and L. Voeltzel. (2017).  Language Acquisition at the Interfaces: Proceedings of GALA 2015. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


  • Lungu, O. (ms). The Embedded Present in Romanian: An Issue of (Non)commitment.