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Languages of Southern New Guinea Meeting, 15 Dec

Australian National University, Nicholas Evans, Wellsprings

Date: 15 December 2016

Date: 15 December 2016

Venue: Engma Room (5019), HC Coombs Building, ANU

Program

9.00

Wayan Arka

Verbal nouns and finiteness in Marori and beyond

9.30

Matt Carroll

Distributed exponence in the Yam context

10.00

Christian Döhler

The inclusory construction in Komnzo

10.30

Coffee break

 

11.00

Kyla Quinn

Iniamos, yeams, jamooes: the evolution of pronoun syncretism in the Yam Family

11.30

Jeff Siegel

Relative clauses in Nama: How European !/?

12.00

Speed papers

Christian, Nick, Dineke

12.30

Lunch break

 

1.30

Eri Kashima

An Exploratory Comparison of Nambo, Nen, and Nama Verbal Morphology

2.00

Nick Evans, Eri Kashima & Mark Ellison

Grammaticalisation in a multilingual matrix: the decopulative prominence marker in Nen and Nmbo

2.30

Julia Miller

Ethno-linguistic ornithology: Documenting bird names and stories in the Morehead District, PNG

3.00

Tina Gregor

The Yelmek-Maklew family – A lexical comparison

3.30

Coffee break

 

4.00

Charlotte van Tongeren

The specifier clitics =ti in Suki

4.30

(NE, CD, SG, ME & SM Skype session on TAP with Janet Wiles et al. Others: free time)

6.00

Drinks & Discussion

Engma Room


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