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Name: Gian  Claudio  Batic
Institution: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
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State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Specialty: Hausa; West Chadic
Subject Language(s): Hausa
Language Family(ies): West Chadic
Selected Publications: Batic, G.C. (ed.). 2011. Encoding Emotions in African Languages. München: LINCOM Europa [ISBN 978 3 86288 049 2]

Batic, G.C. 2010. Tatsuniyoyi na Hausa. Favole e racconti della tradizione orale. Roma: Aracne. [ISBN 978 8 85483 092 9]

Batic, G.C. 2011. Report from a Nigerian Village: Space, Culture and Materials in Bure Area. [submitted]

Batic, G.C. 2011. Vitalità delle lingue minoritarie: valutazioni e problemi. Il Contesto del Magreb e della Nigeria settentrionale. Studi Magrebini [in press]

Batic, G.C 2006. Towards a Hausa Metaphorical Lexicon. AION 66/1-4:17-41.

Batic, G.C. The Bure Language: an Overview. In Henry Tourneux (ed.), Topics in Chadic Linguistics 8. Comparative and Descriptive Studies (Papers from the 6th Biennal International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages, Villejuif, September 22-23, 2011). Köln: Rüdiger Köppe. [in preparation]

Batic, G.C. 2011. Love Encoding in Hausa. In G.C.Batic (ed.), Encoding Emotions in African Languages: 138-151. München: LINCOM Europa.

Batic, G.C. 2011. Social Networking in Hausa: Domains of Lexical Permeability. In S. Baldi and H.M. Yakasai (eds.), Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Hausa Studies: African and European Perspectives (Napoli 5th-7th July, 2010): 63-78. Napoli: Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Dipartimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi.

Batic, G.C. 2010. Lexicon and Grammar of Space in West Chadic. In G. Marotta, A. Lenci, L. Meini and F. Rovai (eds.), Space in Language. Proceedings of the Pisa International Conference: 433-445. Pisa: Edizioni ETS.

Batic, G.C. 2009. Idealized Cognitive Models and Hausa Experiential Constructions: Preferred Strategies and Pragmatical Devices. In S. Baldi (ed.), VIII. International Congress of Afro-Asiatic Linguistics (11-13 September 2008): 125-133. Napoli: D.S.R.A.P.A. – Università di Napoli “L’Orientale”.

Batic, G.C. 2009. Imaginative Dimension and Experiential Constructions in Hausa and Bole. In Eva Rothmaler (ed.), Topics in Chadic Linguistics V. Comparative and Descriptive Studies (Papers from the 4th Biennal International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages, Bayreuth, October 30-31, 2007): 51-64. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Emotional Encoding in African Languages
Reviewer of: Selected Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (LL Issue 21.3304)

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