LINGUIST List 24.1700

Tue Apr 16 2013

Confs: Sociolinguistics, General Linguistics/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <>

Date: 16-Apr-2013
From: Ana R. Luís <>
Subject: Workshop on Portuguese-based Creoles in Perspective
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Workshop on Portuguese-based Creoles in Perspective

Date: 29-Apr-2013 - 29-Apr-2013 Location: Coimbra, Portugal Contact: Ana R. Luís Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to invite you to the Workshop on Portuguese-based Creoles in Perspective, which will be held at the University of Coimbra, on April 29, 2013. The event is open to students, researchers and anyone interested in creole languages and related topics. Attendance is free.


Olivier Bonami, Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle (LLF/CNRS), Université Paris-Sorbonne, Institut Universitaire de France. Ana R. Luís, Centro de Estudos de Linguística Geral e Aplicada (CELGA), Universidade de Coimbra.

The workshop is funded by an FCT-PESSOA Project Grant, the Groupement de recherche international (GDRI) and CELGA.


Room: Faculdade de Letras, Sala Jorge de Faria, 5th floor
Faculdade de Letras
University of Coimbra
Praça da Porta Férrea

Contact information:

For any queries regarding the workshop please send an email to

John Holm, Language restructuring as a gradient phenomenon

Jean-Louis Rougé, A derivação nos crioulos portugueses de Africa

Coffee break

Bernardino Tavares, Habitual aspect marking in Cape Verdean Creole (CVC)

Nélia Alexandre and Tjerk Hagemeijer, Verb movement in Creole languages? A comparison of Kabuverdianu and Kriyol

Lunch break

Fabiola Henri and Alain Kihm, The morphology of TMA in Maurician and Kriyol

Emmanuel Schang, TMAs in Santomense and Guadeloupean Creole from a TAG perpective

Coffee break

Olivier Bonami, Fabiola Henri & Ana R. Luís, Comparing sources of inflectional morphology in Romance-based Creoles

Patrícia Tavares, External influences on the morphosyntax of WH-questions in BVP

Hugo Cardoso, Locative-sociatives in Indo-Portuguese Creoles

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