Friday 5 July

Friday will commence with a Plenary session: Historical linguistics and Native Title 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 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 & M. Walworth

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

 

14:45-15:15

 

D. Blasi

Introducing GeLaTo: genes and languages together

15:50-16:20

Workshop discussion

16:25-16:55         

Workshop discussion

Fellows Room sessions - Workshop: Alignment change in different frameworks

10:40-11:10          

Workshop introduction

11:15-11:45

E. Dahl

Mixed Alignment and Alignment Change: The Rise of Neutral and Split Alignment Patterns in Indo-European

11:50-12:20

G. Carling & C. Cathcart

Alignment stability and change: arguments from a Bayesian evolutionary angle

13:00-13:30

E. Aldridge

Syntactic Conditions on Alignment Change in Austronesian Languages

13:35-14:05

Kikusawa R.

Alignment Change and Its Effect on "Subjecthood" in Austronesian Languages

14:10-14:40

K. Janic & C. Hemmings

A distributional markedness approach to alignment change

14:45-15:15

A. Coupe

Case syncretism and the grammaticalization of case alignments: Diachronic sources and pathways of development in Tibeto-Burman and beyond

15:50-16:20

P. Noorlander

Resultatives and asymmetries in Aramaic alignment change

16:25-16:55

Y. Yanagida

Alignment change and the psych causative alternation: the case of earlier Japanese

Scarth Room sessions - Workshop: Trends in the development and evolution of inflection

10:40-11:10         

E. Hill & P. Widmer

Towards a typology of diachronic trends in inflection

11:15-11:45

I. Igartua

Typological change in inflectional morphology and language contact

11:50-12:20

R. Schaefer & F. Egbokhare

Benue Congo Agreement: Its Historical Shift to Tone

13:00-13:30

S. Gaglia

What a temporal analysis of analogical extensions may tell us about the nature of morphomes: the case of Old French and Old Italian verbal roots

 

13:35-14:05

 

A. Lahiri & F. PLank

The pertinacity of silent inflections

 

14:10-14:40

 

L. Gaeta

Iconicity principles from an evolutionary perspective

 

14:45-15:15

 

B. Hansen

Cause, consequence and indexicality in Middle Danish case-system changes

15:50-16:20

E. Hill

Towards an integrative model of Watkins’s law and Watkins’s transformations in person-indexing systems

16:25-16:55

Workshop discussion

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