Friday 5 July

Friday will commence with a Plenary session: Language and the sweep of Indigenous history with Nick Evans and Jaky Troy from 9.00 am-10.00 am in the Great Hall.

Session streams will then take place from 10.40 am-16.55 pm

Breaks for the day will be at:

  • 10.05 am-10.35 am morning tea; 
  • 12.25 pm-12.55 pm lunch; and 
  • 15.15 pm-15.45 pm afternoon tea.

The last session of the day will be a Plenary talk by Nigel Vincent - The diachrony of control... and the control of diachrony from 17.00 pm-18.00 pm in the Great Hall.



Common Room sessions - Workshop: Reconciling lingusitic and genetic pasts

10:40-11:10                               

Workshop introduction

11:15-11:45         

C. Bowern

Reconciling Australia's Linguistic and Genetic Past(s)

11:50-12:20

R. Gray et al.

Waves of history and layers of evidence: what can the combination
of linguistics and genetics tell us about the nature, timing and
impact of Papuan contact on the Austronesian languages of Vanuatu?

13:00-13:30

O. Vesakoski et al.

Genes and language in the prehistory of Uralic-speaking peoples

 

13:35-14:05

A. Berge

Signs of Prehistoric Language Shifts Involving Unangam Tunuu (Aleut)

 

14:10-14:40

U. Ansaldo & L. Lim

Language shift through typological adaptation

15:50-16:55

Workshop discussion

North Room sessions - Workshop: The history of Papuan languages and their speakers

10:40-11:10          

B. Olsson & P. Rogers

Noun classification in a Trans-New Guinean outlier: the
Anim gender systems in historical perspective

11:15-11:45

M. Nose

The verb "finish" as a perfect in the Trans New Guinea languages:
a diachronic explanation

11:50-12:20

A. Pick

Proto Waskia-Amako and its relation to other
Papuan languages

13:00-14:05

Workshop discussion

  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University