ReNeLDA seminar at University of Dar es Salaam

Date and Venue: 22nd-26th February, 2019, at University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Date and Venue: 23rd January, 2019, at room 302, ILCAA, Tokyo Univeristy of Foreign Studies


Andrew Harvey (ILCAA Junior Research Fellow, JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow) “Ihanzu: an initial profile of a Bantu language of the Tanzanian Rift Valley”

Julius Taji (University of Dar es Salaam) “Morphosyntactic properties of subjects in Chiyao”

Lutz Marten (ILCAA Research Fellow, SOAS, University of London) “Morphosyntactic comparison of 19 East African Bantu languages”

Date and Venue: 29th November - 1st December, 2018, at Research Conference Centre, University of Venda, Thohoyandou South Africa

Date and Venue: 19th-23rd November, 2018, at Ghent University, Campus Boekentoren/Book Tower

Member's presentation

Yukiko Morimoto (Humboldt University of Berlin) & Nobuko Yoneda (Osaka University) "Proto-Bantu Subject and Topic"

Date and Venue: 15th-16th September, 2018, at Okinawa International University

Member's presentation

Seunghun J. Lee (ICU/Venda), Haruya Ogawa (ICU) "Acoustics of non-modal consonants in SiSwati "

Date and Venue: 25th-28th August, 2018, at Mohammed V University – Rabat, Morocco

Members' presentations

Furumoto, Makoto and Yasunori Takahashi, "Kimakunduchi: a dialect of Swahili without word-stress"

Kaji, Shigeki, "Tone in Kiga Nominals as compared to its Neighboring Nkore Tone"

Kutsukake, Sayaka, "Language Policy in Education of Tanzania: The Gap between Globalization and Multilingualism"

Makino, Yuka, "The distinction of three ‘Near Past’ forms in Lamba"

Morimoto, Yukiko and Nobuko Yoneda "Cross-Bantu Variation in the Properties of Subjects"

Shinagawa, Daisuke "*-ag in Kilimanjaro Bantu: its diachronic path and implications to micro-typology"

Yoneda, Nobuko and Judith Nkayiza "Multiple object constructions in Ganda (Bantu E15)"

Date and Venue: 9th-11th July, 2018, at The River Club, Mowbray, Cape Town

Members' presentations

Abe, Yuko, "Verb Categories in Bende (F.12)"

Kaji, Shigeki, "On the homology of the object relative construction and the subordinate l form in Nyoro verb conjugation"

Papers to be presented in the Workshop co-organized by Daisuke Shinagawa and Nico Nassenstein, “Variation in Swahili: Micro-typology, Sociolinguistic Diversification and Language Contact”

Furumoto, Makoto, "On the origin of the Kimakunduchi aspect marker me-­"

Shinagawa, Daisuke, "Notes on the distribution of relative constructions in Sheng: with special reference to -enye RC"

Shinagawa, Daisuke and Nico Nassenstein, "Toward a ‘state of the art’: Variation in Swahili, current approaches, trends and directions"

Yoneda, Nobuko and Kumiko Miyazaki, "Exclusive particles ‘only’ in Swahili: tu and peke yake"

Date and Venue: 2nd-6th July, 2018, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre

Members' presentations

Hlongwani, M. Crous, and Seunghun J. Lee, "Yes-No question intonation in Xitsonga"

Kutsukake, Sayaka, "Sociolinguistic Change with Language Contact in Tanzanian Ethnic Communities"

Seunghun J. Lee, "An acoustic and articulatory study of depressors in Xitsonga"

Shinagawa, Daisuke, "Typological variation of negative particles in Chaga"

Yoneda, Nobuko, "Exclusive focus sensitive particles in Herero (Bantu R31)"

Date and Venue: 23rd-24th June, 2018, at the University of Tokyo (Hongo)

Member's presentation

Makino, Yuka, "Anterior and Property predication in Lamba (Bantu M54)"

Seunghun J. Lee, Seth Tshithukhe, and Michinori Suzuki "An acoustic study of dental vs. alveolar contrast in Tshivenda nasals"