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Name: Giovanni  Bennardo
Institution: Northern Illinois University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www3.niu.edu/~t20gxb1/index.htm
State and/or Country: IL
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Tonga
Language Family(ies): Austronesian
Selected Publications: Bennardo, G. (2004). Linguistic Untranslatability vs. Conceptual Nesting of Frames of Reference. In Kenneth Forbus, Dedre Gentner, and Terry Regier (Eds.) Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. pp. 102-107. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Bennardo, G, and K. Schultz. (2004) Three Innovative Research Tools to Store, Visualize, and Analyze data in and from the Field. Field Methods, 16, 4:396:413.

Bennardo, G., and F. K. Lehman. (2003). A Computational Approach to the Cognition of Space and its Linguistic Expressions. Mathematical Anthropology and Cultural Theory, 1, 2:1-83. See: http://www.mathematicalanthropology.org/

Bennardo, G. (2003). Language, Mind, and Culture: From Linguistic Relativity to Representational Modularity. In Marie Banich and Molly A. Mack (Eds.) Mind, Brain, and Language: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. pp. 23-60. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Bennardo, G. and K. Schultz. (2003). Constructing the Three-Dimensional World of Speech Events. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. 13, 1:98-119.

Bennardo, G. (2002). Antropologia e Scienza Cognitiva: L'Etnografia come Percorso Obbligato per gli Studi Cognitivi. [Anthropology and Cognitive Science: Ethnography as an Unavoidable Path for Cognitive Studies]. In Lorenzo Brutti and Anna Paini (Eds.), La Terra dei miei Sogni: Esperienze di Ricerca sul Campo in Oceania [The Land of my Dreams: Experiences of Fieldwork in Oceania], pp. 180-203. Roma: Meltemi Editore.

Bennardo, G. (2002). Mental Images of the Familiar: Cultural Strategies of Spatial Representations in Tonga.In Bennardo, G. (Ed.), Representing Space in Oceania: Culture in Language and Mind, pp. 159-177. Canberra, Australia: Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University.

Bennardo, G. (2002) Representing Space in Oceania: Culture in Language and Mind. Canberra, Australia:Pacific Linguistics, RSPAS, The Australian National University.

Bennardo, G. (2002). Cognitive Semantics, Typology, and Culture as a Cognitive System: The Work of Leonard Talmy. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology,12,1:pp. 88-98.

Bennardo, G. (2002). Map Drawing in Tonga, Polynesia: Accessing Mental Representations of Space. Field Methods, 14, 4:390-417.

Bennardo, G. (2001). A Conceptual Approach to Possession: Space and Possessives in Tongan. In Steven R. Fischer and Wolfgang B. Sperlich (Eds.), Leo Pasifika: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics, Niue, South Pacific, 5th-9th July, 1999, pp. 44-59. Monograph Series of the IPLL, Vol. 2. Auckland, New Zealand: IPLL.

Bennardo, G. (2001). The Kingdom of Tonga. In Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember (Eds), Countries and Their Cultures, Under the Auspices of the Human Relations Area Files, Vol. 4, pp. 2231-2237. New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

Bennardo, G. (2000) A Conceptual Analysis of Tongan Spatial Nouns: From Grammar to Mind. In Languages of the World, 12. Munich, Germany: Lincom Europa.

Bennardo, G. (2000). Possessive Markers in Tongan: A Conceptual Approach. In Steven R. Fischer (Ed.). Possessive Markers in Central Pacific Languages, special issue of Language Typology and Universals, Berlin 53 (2000) 3/4:269-280.

Bennardo. G. (2000). Language and Space in Tonga: The Front of the House is Where the Chief Sits! Anthropological Linguistics, 42, 4:499-544.

Bennardo, G. (1999). The Conceptual Content of Tongan Directionals: Mental Representations of Space in Tongan. In Rongorongo Studies, 9, 2:39-61. Auckland, New Zealand: The Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures.
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Conceptual Analysis of Tongan Spatial Nouns: From Grammar to Mind
 Representing space in Oceania
 Language, Space, and Social Relationships
Courses Taught: Anth 230 Anthropology of Language
ILAS 261 Language, Mind and Thought
Anth 331 Language and Culture
Anth 433 Cognitive Anthropology
Anth 435 Space in Language and Culture



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