Merlan, Francesca, and Alan Rumsey. “Flexibles and Polyvalance in Ku Waru: A Development Perspective.” In Lexical Polycategoriality: Cross-Linguistic, Cross-Theoretical and Language Acquisition Approaches, 307–41. Studies in Language Companion Series 182. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2017.
———. “Language Ecology, Language Policy and Pedagogical Practice in a Papua New Guinea Highland Community.” Journal of the Linguistic Society of Papua New Guinea 33, no. 1 (2015): 82–96.
———. “Obituary: James F. Weiner / Jamie Pearl Bloom (1950–2020).” The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 21, no. 5 (2020): 483–86.
Reed, Lauren, and Alan Rumsey. “Sign Languages in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.” In Sign Language in Papua New Guinea: A Primary Sign Language from the Upper Lagaip Valley, Enga Province, 141–84. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2020.
Rumsey, Alan. “Bilingual Language Learning and the Translation of Worlds in the New Guinea Highlands and Beyond.” HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 4, no. 2 (2014): 119–40.
———. “Dependency and Relative Determination in Language Acquisition: The Case of Ku Waru.” In Dependencies in Language: On the Causal Ontology of Linguistic Systems, 97–116. Berlin: Language Science Press, 2017.
———. “Egophoricity, Engagement, and the Centring of Subjectivity.” In Evidentiality, Egophoricity, and Engagement, edited by Henrik Bergqvist and Seppo Kittilä, 61–93. Studies in Diversity Linguistics 30. Berlin: Language Science Press, 2020.
———. “Intersubjectivity and Engagement in Ku Waru.” Open Linguistics 5, no. 1 (2019): 49–68.
———. “Language, Affect and the Inculcation of Social Norms in the New Guinea Highlands and Beyond.” The Australian Journal of Anthropology 26, no. 3 (2015): 349–64.
———. “Language and Human Sociality.” In The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology, 391–410. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
———. “Language and Mind.” In The International Encyclopedia of Linguistic Anthropology, 1–12. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley-Blackwell, 2021.
———. “Mana, Power and ‘Pawa’ in the Pacific and Beyond.” In New Mana: Transformations of a Classic Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures. Canberra: ANU Press, 2016.
———. “Melanesia as a Zone of Linguistic Diversity.” In The Melanesian World, 110–25. London, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis, 2019.
———. “Monologue and Dialogism in Highland New Guinea Verbal Art.” In The Monologic Imagination, 59–79. Oxford Studies in the Anthropology of Language 4. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
———. “Peter Sutton and the Sociocultural Dynamics of Indigenous Australian Multilingualism.” In More than Mere Words: Essays on Language and Linguistics in Honour of Peter Sutton, edited by Paul Monaghan and Michael Walsh, 149–66. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2020.
———. “Reported Speech and Represented Speech.” In The International Encyclopedia of Linguistic Anthropology. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley-Blackwell, 2020.
———. “Response to Spronck and Nikitina ‘Reported Speech Forms a Dedicated Syntactic Domain.’” Linguistic Typology 23, no. 1 (2019): 237–44.
———. “The Sociocultural Dynamics of Indigenous Multilingualism in Northwestern Australia.” Language & Communication (Special Issue on Indigenous Multilingualisms) 62, no. Part B (2018): 91–101.
Rumsey, Alan, Nicholas Evans, and John Mansfield. “The Sound of One Quotation Mark: Quoted Speech in Indigenous Australian Narrative.” In Celebrating Indigenous Voice: Legends and Narratives in Languages of the Tropics and Beyond, 33–72. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2023.
Rumsey, Alan, and Francesca Merlan. “Obituary: Thomas Mitchell Ernst (1943–2016).” The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 18, no. 1 (2017): 87–88.
Rumsey, Alan, Lauren Reed, and Francesca Merlan. “Ku Waru Clause Chaining and the Acquisition of Complex Syntax.” Frontiers in Communication 5 (2020): 19.
Rumsey, Alan, Ruth Singer, and Matt Tomlinson. “Recent Research on Language and Culture in Australia and Oceania.” In Approaches to Language and Culture, 1:443–70. Anthropological Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, 2022.