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Kerstin Schück-Tittmann
Kerstin Schück-Tittmann
Phone: +49 (0) 3641 686-801

DLCE Workshop

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Historical and comparative linguistics in Jena

  • Date: Jul 13, 2018
  • Location: MPI SHH Jena
  • Room: Villa V14
  • Host: Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution
  • Contact: schueck@shh.mpg.de

Program

09.00 – 09.15 – Welcome

09.15 – 09.45

A data-driven approach to segmental phonology: The vowels of Idi (Southern PNG)

Volker Gast

09.45– 10.15

Millet and beans, language and genes. The dispersal of the Transeurasian languages.

Martine Robbeets

10.15 – 10.45

Demonstratives: Sound symbolism and grammaticalization

Holger Diessel

                     

10:45 – 11:15 – Coffee break

 

11.15 – 11.45

Oceanic historical linguistics, with a focus on the Polynesian group, including some new hypotheses

Mary Walworth

11.45 – 12.15

The spread of Indo-Iranic: Linguistic arguments

Martin Kümmel

12.15 – 12.45

Cross-linguistic evidence for functional-adaptive constraints and change: The case of coding asymmetries

Martin Haspelmath

                      

 12.45 – 13.45 – Lunch

 

13.45 – 14.15

A genealogical signal in typological features? The case of Transeurasian languages

Nataliia Neshcheret

14.15 – 14.45

Production mechanisms and emergence of ejectives

Adrian Simpson

14.45 – 15.15 

Abstract and concrete in historical and comparative phonology

Cormac Anderson

15.15 – 15.45 –  Coffee break

 

15.45 – 16.15

Support from creole languages for functional adaptation in grammar

Susanne Michaelis

16.15 – 16.45

Signal management in clause combinations: Towards a typological systematization

Karsten Schmidtke-Bode

16.45 – 17.15

Historical perspectives on the internal classification and dispersal of the Khoe-Kwadi language family

Anne Maria Fehn

 

17.15 – 17.45 –  Coffee Break

 

17.48 – 18.15

Language phylogenies and human prehistory

Simon Greenhill

18.15 – 18.45

The Extension of Animacy-based DOM in Polish, Ukrainian and Belarusian: one  development or many?

Ruprecht von Waldenfels

18.45 – 19.15

Computer-assisted language comparison: State of the art and future prospects

Tiago Tresoldi, Nathanael Schweikhard, Mei Shin Wu, Yunfan Lai and Mattis List

 

 
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