Gender and classifiers: areal and genealogical perspectives -


Program for workshop “Gender and classifiers: areal and genealogical perspectives” at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, 26-27 January 2015

Monday, 26 January 2015

9.00-9.25 Welcome coffee
9.25-9.30 Greville Corbett: Welcome and introduction
9.30-10.15 KEYNOTE: Gunter Senft: Gender and classifiers: A survey on their geographical distribution
10.15-10.45 Greville Corbett and Sebastian Fedden: Gender and classifiers as co-occurring systems: A first typology
10.45-11.15 Alexandra Grandison: The relationship between noun categorisation and perceptual categorisation: A developmental and cross-linguistic approach
11.45-12.15 Coffee break
11.45-12.15 Connie De Vos, Inge Zwitserlood and Kang-Suk Byun: Classifiers and gender in sign language – the case of Korean Sign Language
12.15-12.45 One-Soon Her, Hui-Chin Tsai, Kun-Han Lin, Marc Tang and Meng-Chang Lee: Numeral bases and numeral classifiers in SMATTI: A typological sandwich
12.45-13.45 Lunch break
13.45-14.15 Francesca Di Garbo: An areal typology of gender in Africa
14.15-14.45 Alex Cobbinah: Animacy agreement in Baïnounk languages (Casamance) as an areal feature
15.15-15.45 Marcin Kilarski and Matthias Passer: Canonicity and functionality of nominal classification devices
15.45-16.15 Hiram Ring: Northeast India as a contact zone: evidence from gender and classifier systems


 Tuesday, 27 January 2015

9.30-10.30 KEYNOTE: Maria Polinsky: Reconstructing noun classifications in the absence of diachronic data
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.30 Olga Krasnoukhova: Nominal classification in South American indigenous languages: How common is canonical, how rare is unusual
11.30-12.00 Stephanie Farmer and Martine Broil: Gender and noun classifiers in two Western Tanoan Languages
12.00-12.30 Zachary O’Hagan and Lev Michael: On exuberant noun categorization in Matsigenka (Arawak): Gender, animacy, and a multiple classifier system
12.30-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-14.00 Xavier Bach: Classifiers and gender in South-Halmahera-West-New-Guinea, Austronesian
14.00-14.30 Michael Franjieh: Possessive classifiers in Vanuatu: From relational to possessed classifiers
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