LINGUIST List 23.4883

Fri Nov 23 2012

FYI: Papers from the Negation Workshop at WOCAL7

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

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


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


Ekkehard H. Wolff (Leipzig University & Adama University) ''On post-verbalnegation 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 theMande 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 pronounsas post-verbal negative markers in Bantu languages: functional motivation andhistory''

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

Vera Wilhelmsen (Uppsala University) ''Post-verbal negation in Rangi (F33) andMbugwe (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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