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LINGUIST List 21.1200

Thu Mar 11 2010

Confs: Socioling, Anthro Ling, Lang Documentation, Typology/UK

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        1.    Isabelle Buchstaller, Non-Indo-European Lexifier, Non-West African Substrate

Message 1: Non-Indo-European Lexifier, Non-West African Substrate
Date: 11-Mar-2010
From: Isabelle Buchstaller <i.buchstallerncl.ac.uk>
Subject: Non-Indo-European Lexifier, Non-West African Substrate
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Non-Indo-European Lexifier, Non-West African Substrate

Date: 10-Jun-2010 - 11-Jun-2010
Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom
Contact: Isabelle Buchstaller
Contact Email: i.buchstallerncl.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/niassh/LanguagesWorkshop/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation;
Sociolinguistics; Typology

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Non-Indo-European Lexifier, Non-West African Substrate Pidgin and
Creole Languages

This two-day workshop brings together a range of specialists on Non European
lexifier (and/or non-West African substrate) Pidgin and Creole languages. The
workshop, which will be held at Newcastle University, provides a platform to
exchange ideas/disseminate findings and hopefully push forward our understanding
of this group of under-researched languages.


Early deadline (£20 for staff and £15 for students): May 15th, 2010
Registration on the day: £30 for staff and £25 for students

Thursday June 10th

10:00 - 11:00
Pieter Muysken and Kofi Yakpo (Radboud University Nijmegen): ''Suriname as a
Multiple Convergence Area''

11:00 - 12:00
Antony Grant (Edge Hill University, Liverpool): ''The 'Language of Tobi' as
Presented in Horace Holden's Narrative: Evidence for Restructuring and Lexical
Mixture in a Nuclear Micronesian-based Pidgin''

Lunch break

13:00 - 14:00
Mohammad Al-Moaily (Newcastle University): ''Sociolinguistic Variation in Gulf
Pidgin Arabic

14:00 - 15:00
Aymeric Daval-Markussen (Århus University): ''Is Hmong Njua a Creole Language?''

Coffee break

15:30 - 16:30
Rajend Mesthrie (University of Cape Town): ''Selected Unstudied Structures in
Fanakalo, a Bantu-language Based Pidgin with Mainly Germanic Substrates''

16:30 - 17:30
Emanuel J. Drechsel (University of Hawai'i at M?noa): ''Maritime Polynesian
Pidgin: Philological-Ethnohistorical Evidence of Interlingual Communications in
the Early Colonial Pacific''

Conference Dinner

Friday June 11th

9:00 - 10:00
Kees Versteegh (University of Nijmegen): ''Pidgin Verbs: Infinitives or

10:00- 11:00
Peter Bakker (Århus University): ''Non-European and Indo-European Pidgins and
Creoles: are there Principled Typological Differences?''

Coffee break

Round table discussion
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