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LINGUIST List 23.4883

Fri Nov 23 2012

FYI: Papers from the Negation Workshop at WOCAL7

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Nov-2012
From: Dmitry Idiatov <idiatovvjf.cnrs.fr>
Subject: Papers from the Negation Workshop at WOCAL7
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The abstracts and presentations from the workshop ''The history of post-verbal
negation in African languages'' held on August 23, 2012, Buea, Cameroon, as
part of the 7th World Congress of African Linguistics are now available at:

http://webh01.ua.ac.be/dmitry.idiatov/WOCAL7_Negation.html

Organizers:

Maud Devos (Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren)
Dmitry Idiatov (LLACAN-CNRS, Paris)

Presentations:

Ekkehard H. Wolff (Leipzig University & Adama University) ''On post-verbal
negation in Chadic''

Melanie Viljoen (Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University
& SIL Cameroon) ''Negation in Buwal: Order, form and meaning''

Dmitry Idiatov (CNRS-LLACAN) ''On the history of clause-final negation in the
Mande languages of the Bani - upper Mouhoun rivers area''

Sabine Littig & Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer (Gutenberg Universität, Mainz)
''Negation patterns in Sama-Duru languages (Central Adamawa)''

Paulette Roulo-Doko (LLACAN-CNRS) ''Le marqueur de négation ná en gbaya''

Maud Devos (Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren) ''Possessive pronouns
as post-verbal negative markers in Bantu languages: functional motivation and
history''

Eva-Marie Ström (University of Gothenburg) ''Locative interrogative as origin
of the postverbal negative marker in Ndengeleko''

Vera Wilhelmsen (Uppsala University) ''Post-verbal negation in Rangi (F33) and
Mbugwe (F34): a Jespersen's cycle''

Helma Pasch (Universität zu Köln) ''Negation patterns in Zande''




Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Syntax
Typology
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