LINGUIST List 26.3965

Tue Sep 08 2015

Confs: English, General Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/France

Editor for this issue: Erin Arnold <>

Date: 05-Sep-2015
From: Eric Melac <>
Subject: Negation, Singlish and Negation in Singlish
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Negation, Singlish and Negation in Singlish

Date: 25-Sep-2015 - 25-Sep-2015
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Eric Mélac Eric Mélac
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Meeting Description:

Negation, Singlish and Negation in Singlish

A workshop on negation, language contact and Singlish with international specialists : Peter Siemund, Tania Kuteva, Bao Zhiming, Johan van der Auwera, Viviane Deprez, Luwen Cao and Debra Ziegeler.

25 September 2015

Université Paris 3, Institut du Monde Anglophone, Grand Amphitheatre
5, rue de l’Ecole de Médecine
75006 Paris


9.00 -- 9.30
Welcome by the President of the University, Professor Carle Bonafous-Murat and Introductory address by the Singapore Ambassador to France, Zainal Arif Mantaha

9.30 – 10.10
The Changing Multilingual Texture of Singapore and the Status of Colloquial Singapore English
Peter Siemund, University of Hamburg

10.10 – 10.50
On Singlish sentence-final what
Tania Kuteva (University of Düsseldorf), Seongha Rhee (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul) Debra Ziegeler (Université Paris 3), and Jessica Sabban (University of Düsseldorf)

10.50 – 11.10 Pause

11.10 – 11.50
Negation in Singapore English
Bao Zhiming, National University of Singapore

11.50 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.10
On the typology of negative indefinites
Johan van der Auwera, University of Antwerp

14.10 – 14.50
What creoles can reveal about strict negative concord
Viviane Deprez, L2C2, CNRS, & Rutgers University, NJ

14.50 – 15.10 Pause

15.10 – 15.50
The Limit to Substratist Explanation
Luwen Cao, National University of Singapore

15.50 – 16.30
Quantification under negative scope in Singapore English
Debra Ziegeler, Université Paris 3

16.30 – 17.00
Discussant: Eric Melac, Université de Montpellier - Paul Valéry

Funded by: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité – Sciences Po – National University of Singapore
(USPC-SPO-NUS) Alliance Scheme

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