Evolutionary processes in language and culture -

Presentations

Talks

  • Barđal, J., Arnett, C., Carey, S. M., Dewey, T. K., Dunn, M., Eythórsson, T., Jenset, G. B., Kroonen, G., & Oberlin, A. (2013). Modeling the directionality of change: Oblique subjects in the history of Germanic. Talk presented at the 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 21). Oslo, Norway. 2013-08-05 - 2013-08-09.
  • Blythe, J., Dunn, M., & San Roque, L. (2013). Interactional ecologies and the convergent evolution of linguistic structure. Talk presented at the University of Leuven. Leuven, Belgium. 2013-02-15.
  • Dunn, M. (2013). Are rates of language diversification correlated with rates of structural change?. Talk presented at the Conference Patterns of Macro- and Micro-Diversity in the Languages of Europe and the Middle East. Groningen, The Netherlands. 2013-07-18 - 2013-07-20.
  • Dunn, M. (2013). Computational phylogenetic approaches to language change. Talk presented at the Workshop Foundations of Historical Linguistics at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA). Boston, MA. 2013-01-03 - 2013-01-06.
  • Dunn, M. (2013). Evolutionary approaches to language change. Talk presented at a Seminar, University of Bergen. Bergen, Norway. 2013-05-27.
  • Dunn, M. (2013). Evolutionary interactions in the emergence of languages. Talk presented at the Minerva-Gentner Symposium on Emergent Languages and Cultural Evolution. Berg en Dal, the Netherlands. 2013-06-20 - 2013-06-22.
  • Dunn, M. (2013). Patterns and processes of language contact in Oceania [plenary lecture]. Talk presented at the 9th International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics (COOL 9). Newcastle, Australia. 2013-02-04 - 2013-02-08.
  • Reesink, G. (2013). Expressing the GIVE event in Papuan Languages. Talk presented at the Workshop on the Languages of Melanesia, Australian National University. Canberra, Australia. 2013-05-23 - 2013-05-26.
  • Dunn, M. (2012). The evolution of semantic systems [public lecture]. Talk presented at the Department of Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Delhi, India. 2012-08-08.
  • Dunn, M. (2012). The evolution of semantic systems. Talk presented at the Department of Linguistics, Australian National University. Canberra, Australia. 2012-07-25.
  • Dunn, M. (2012). The evolution of semantic systems. Talk presented at the Department of Linguistics, University of Western Australia. Perth, Australia. 2012-07-20.
  • Dunn, M. (2012). The evolution of semantic systems. Talk presented at the Linnaeus environment CCL, Språk- och litteraturcentrum, Lund University. Lund, Sweden. 2012-06-12.
  • Dunn, M., & Bellamy, K. (2012). Evolution and areal dynamics: Pronominal politeness in and out of the Carolingian Empire. Talk presented at the Workshop for Quantitative Approaches to Areal Linguistic Typology. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2012-12-13 - 2012-12-14.
  • Dunn, M., & Bellamy, K. (2012). The evolution and spread of politeness systems in Indo-European. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association. Durham, UK. 2012-03-25 - 2012-03-29.
  • Reesink, G. (2012). Give constructions in Papuan languages. Talk presented at the Conference on History, Contact and Classification of Papuan Languages. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2012-02-02 - 2012-02-03.
  • Verkerk, A. (2012). Evolutionary change in Indo-European motion event encoding. Talk presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research. Las Vegas, NV. 2012-02-22 - 2012-02-25. more >
  • Verkerk, A. (2012). Scramble, scurry, and dash: Correlated evolution between motion event encoding and the size of the manner verb class. Talk presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea [SLE 2012]. Stockholm, Sweden. 2012-08-29 - 2012-09-01. more >
  • Verkerk, A. (2012). The use of parallel corpora in linguistics. Talk presented at the Symposium "Translation: Online and offline, losses and gains". Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2012-06-25 - 2012-06-26. more >
  • Dunn, M. (2011). Language networks and reconstructed protolanguages. Talk presented at Bridging Disciplines: Evolution and Classification in Biology, Linguistics and the History of Sciences. Ulm University, Wissenschaftszentrum Schloss Reisensburg, Germany. 2011-06-24 - 2011-06-26. more >
  • Dunn, M. (2011). Men's and Women's Dialects. Talk presented at The Expression of Gender. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2011-03-04.
  • Dunn, M. (2011). Typological dependencies in an evolutionary framework: Word-order universals in four lineages. Talk presented at the 20th International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Osaka, Japan. 2011-07-25 - 2011-07-30.
  • Dunn, M., & Jordan, F. (2011). Historical interdependencies are data, not noise!. Talk presented at the Association for Linguistic Typology 9th Biennial Conference (ALT9). Hong Kong. 2011-07-21 - 2011-07-24.
  • Verkerk, A. (2011). Alice and evolution: A diachronic analysis of motion events using a parallel corpus. Talk presented at 20th International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Osaka, Japan. 2011-07-25 - 2011-07-30.
  • Verkerk, A. (2011). Diversity in motion event encoding: stories from a parallel corpus. Talk presented at Taalkunde in Nederland-dag 2011. Utrecht, the Netherlands. 2011-02-05.
  • Verkerk, A. (2011). Time traveling to Wonderland: diversity in motion event encoding. Talk presented at Association for Linguistic Typology 9th Biennial Conference. Hong Kong. 2011-07-21 - 2011-07-24.
  • Verkerk, A. (2011). Where Alice fell into: Motion events in a parallel corpus. Talk presented at the Workshop "Cross-linguistic and language-internal variation in text and speech: Focus on the joint analysis of multiple characteristics". Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. 2011-02-09 - 2011-02-11.
  • Dunn, M. (2010). Language diversification under contact. Talk presented at The LCHES Seminar in Human Evolution. Cambridge, UK. 2010-10-20.
  • Dunn, M. (2010). Lantern in the darkness or Will 'o the Wisp? Phylogenetic alternatives to the cognitive reality of language universals. Talk presented at The 1st European workshop of the Society for Anthropological Sciences (SASci). Pilzen, Czech Republic. 2010-09-22 - 2010-09-24. more >
  • Dunn, M., & Jordan, F. (2010). Centrifugal forces in language change under contact. Talk presented at Languages in Contact. Wrocław, Poland. 2010-05-22 - 2010-05-23. more >
  • Dunn, M., & Jordan, F. (2010). Spatial and demographic determinants of language change. Talk presented at Cultural Evolution in Spatially Structured Populations [AHRC CECD 2010 Conference]. London, UK. 2010-09-13 - 2010-09-15. more >
  • Dunn, M., & Jordan, F. (2010). What to think about the neighbors: Assimilation and dissimilation in language and culture. Talk presented at 39th Annual Conference of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research. Albuquerque. 2010-02-17 - 2010-02-20. more >
  • Dunn, M., & Jordan, F. (2010). Why are languages different?. Talk presented at Surprise workshop in honour of Prof. Pieter Muysken's 60th birthday. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2010-04-14.
  • Jordan, F. (2010). A comparative phylogenetic perspective on Austronesian cultural evolution. Talk presented at Euro-SASci Society for Anthropological Science workshop. Plzen, Czech Republic. 2010-09-21 - 2010-09-24.
  • Jordan, F. (2010). Coevolutionary processes in Austronesian kinship systems. Talk presented at 39th Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research [SSCR 2010]. Albuquerque, NM. 2010-02-17 - 2010-02-20. more >
  • Jordan, F. (2010). Kinship terminology and the evolution of semantic systems. Talk presented at Integrating Genetic and Cultural Approaches to Language [CEE 2010 Symposium]. London, UK. 2010-02-26 - 2010-02-26. more >
  • Jordan, F., & Currie, T. (2010). Population size and linguistic evolution. Talk presented at 22nd annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society [HBES 2010]. Eugene, Oregon, USA. 2010-06-16 - 2010-06-20. more >
  • Kolipakam, V. (2010). Modelling evolutionary processes in genes and culture. Talk presented at the 16th European Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology. Wierzba, Poland. 2010-05-23 - 2010-05-26.
  • Dunn, M. (2009). Evolutionary processes in language. Talk presented at International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Nijmegen. 2009-08-10 - 2009-08-14. more >
  • Dunn, M. (2009). The evolution of language structures. Talk presented at Classification and Evolution in Biology, Linguistics and History of Science. Düsseldorf. 2009-06-11 - 2009-06-12. more >
  • Dunn, M., & Greenhill, S. (2009). The evolution of phonological complexity in Austronesian. Talk presented at The 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Aussois, France. 2009-06-22 - 2009-06-26. more >
  • Dunn, M., Burenhult, N., Kruspe, N., Tufvesson, S., & Bekker, N. (2009). Quantifying lexical diversity in the Aslian languages. Talk presented at Quantifying lexical diversity in the Aslian languages. Siem Reap, Cambodia. 2009-01-07 - 2009-01-10. more >
  • Dunn, M., Reesink, G., & Singer, R. (2009). Admixture models and the linguistic diversity of Sahul. Talk presented at Languages in Contact Colloquium. Radboud University Nijmegen. 2009-05-20. more >
  • Jordan, F. (2009). Population size and language change. Talk presented at 11th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics. Aussois, France. 2009-06-22 - 2009-06-26. more >
  • Jordan, F. (2009). The social lives of the ancestors: Phylogeny and family in Austronesian societies. Talk presented at 54e Oceanistendag. MPI Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2009-11-20.
  • Jordan, F. (2009). The use of phylogenies in anthropology. Talk presented at Classification and Evolution in Biology, Linguistics and History of Science. Dusseldorf, Germany. 2009-06-11 - 2009-06-12. more >
  • Jordan, F., & Fortunato, L. (2009). A phylogenetic comparative analysis of postmarital residence in Indo-European and Austronesian societies. Talk presented at International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 2009-08-10 - 2009-08-14. more >
  • Jordan, F., & Fortunato, L. (2009). The evolution of the human family. Talk presented at British Science Festival. Guildford, UK. 2009-09-06 - 2009-09-09. more >
  • Dunn, M., & Majid, A. (2008). Language phylogeny trumps geography in lexical semantic variation. Talk presented at the 20th Annual Human Behavior and Evolution Society Conference. Symposium “Cultural phylogenetics: Cultural evolution”. Kyoto University, Japan. 2008-06-04 - 2008-06-08. more >

Posters

  • Kolipakam, V., Jordan, F., Dunn, M., & Kayser, M. (2011). Modelling sex-biased migration in the Pacific. Poster presented at 7th International Society for Applied Biological Conference on Forensic, Anthropologic and Medical Genetics, Bol, Croatia. more >
  • Verkerk, A. (2011). Evolutionary change in motion event encoding in Indo-European. Poster presented at Historical-Comparative Linguistics in the 21st Century, Pavia, Italy. more >
  • Kolipakam, V. (2010). Delving deeper into the Out of Taiwan hypothesis. Poster presented at Center for Ecology and Evolution 2010 Symposium, London, UK. more >
  • Verkerk, A. (2010). The evolution of motion event encoding. Poster presented at Summer Institute in Cognitive Sciences, Montreal, Canada. more >
  • Verkerk, A. (2010). The evolutionary dynamics of motion event encoding. Poster presented at CEE Spring Symposium 2010: Integrating genetic and cultural approaches to language, London, UK. more >

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