Plenary speakers

Shelece EASTERDAY (winner of the Joseph Greenberg Award), Highly complex syllable structure: A typological study of its characteristics and diachronic development

Nadine GRIMM (winner of the Pāṇini Award), Tone in the Grammar of Gyeli


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  1. Natalia Aralova and Brigitte Pakendorf, Epistemic modality in Northern Asia: an areal typology
  2. Aicha Belkadi, Samir Ben Si Said and Candide Simard, Flexible word order in Taqbaylit How much do syntax and discourse do?
  3. Marco Carchia, The lack of bilabial consonantis in the Eyak-Athabaskan-Thlingit family
  4. Francesco Ciavolino and Kees Hengeveld, Event quantification: A typological approach
  5. Michael Daniel, Essive in Dargwa: marking or indexing?
  6. Diana Forker, The vertical axis as a category of grammar: A typological study of elevation
  7. Jeff Good, The development of morphological hybridity in the Bantu Final Vowel
  8. Osamu Ishiyama, On the Conceptual Sources of First/Second Person Pronouns
  9. Don Killian, Towards a typology of predicative demonstratives
  10. Evgenia Klyagina and Anastasia Panova, Phasal Polarity suffixes in a polysynthetic language: Evidence from Abaza
  11. Natalia Kuznetsova and Elena Perekhvalskaya, Uncanonical word-prosodic units in phonological typology: the case of Udihe
  12. Ian Maddieson, The "what" "where" and "why" of global phonological patterns
  13. Simone Mattiola and Francesca Masini, Lists meet typology: how to face cross-linguistic research with non-conventional categories
  14. Jekaterina Mazara and Sabine Stoll, Does Aspect Influence the Development of Verb Morphology? From Item-Specificity to Proficient Use
  15. Masoud Mohammadirad, The development of Person indexing in western Iranian languages
  16. Lindsay Morrone, Correlations of verb forms and subordination relations across languages: A multidimensional scaling analysis
  17. Ivan Netkachev and Polina Nasledskova, The ‘Say’ strategy for ordinal numerals in East Caucasian: conflicting evidence on the evolution of a rare pattern
  18. Robert Östling and Bernhard Wälchli, Word-order goes lexical typology: Adjective-noun order and massively parallel texts
  19. Naomi Peck, Problematising the typology of comparison: The lexicalisation of implicit comparison
  20. Uta Reinöhl and T. Mark Ellison, Semantic Processing Universally Limits the Form of Multi-Term Constructions
  21. Daniel Ross and Jesús Olguín Martínez, Consecutivization: regional phenomenon or cross-linguistic feature?
  22. Anna Sjöberg and Anju Saxena, The Use of the Copula in Non-Copula Constructions in the Languages of South Asia
  23. Hyowon Song and Chingduang Yurayong, Gender distinction in human numeral classifiers: Korean and Thai in the Asian context
  24. Anne Tamm, Case alternation of abstract nouns with Estonian achievement verbs
  25. Hisao Tokizaki, Order of subject and verb and word-stress location
  26. Ljuba Veselinova and Maud Devos, Not-yet expressions as a lexico grammatical category in Bantu languages

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  • Anna POMPEI, 14:30-15:00, Aula Bottigella