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Name: Elena  Bashir
Institution: University of Chicago
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Typology
Specialty: Field Linguistics/L/Areal Linguistics/L/Typology/L/Languages of Pakistan
Subject Language(s): Urdu
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: 2014. Two micro-areal developments in northwestern South Asia: Causative involuntatives and causee marking postpositions. Paper presented at the International workshop on linguistic microareas in South Asia, Uppsala University, 5-6 May 2014.

2011. Kalasha: Past, present, and possible futures. In: Carol Everhard & Elizabeth Mela-Athanasopoulou (eds.), Selected Papers from the the International Conference on Language Documentation and Tradition, with a special interest in the Kalasha of the Hindu Kush valleys, Himalayas, 7-9 November, 2008, pp. 13-36. Thessaloniki: School of English, Department of Theoretical & Applied Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

2011. Urdu and Linguistics: A fraught but evolving relationship. The Annual of Urdu Studies 26:97-123.
2010. Traces of mirativity in Shina. Himalayan Linguistics 9(2):1-55.
2010. Innovations in the Brahui verb system. Journal of South Asian Linguistics 3(1): 23-44 .

2009. Wakhi. To appear in The Iranian Languages, ed. G. Windfuhr. London: Routledge Curzon.

2007. Contact-induced change in Khowar. In Saeed, Shafqat (ed.) New Perspectives on Pakistan: Contexts, Realities and Visions of the Future. Karachi: Oxford University Press, pp. 205-238.

2007. Some transitional features of Eastern Balochi: An areal and diachronic perspective. In: The Baloch and Others: Linguistic, historical and socio-political perspectives on pluralism in Balochistan. Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert.

2007. Evidentiality in South Asian Languages. In: The Proceedings of the LFG-06 Conference., pp. 30-50.

2004. Innovations in the Brahui verb system. Paper presented at the 24th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable (SALA 24), Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, November 19-20, 2004.

2003. Dardic. In: The Indo-Aryan Languages, ed. G. Cardona. London: Routledge, pp. 818-94.

2001. Spatial Representation in Khowar. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.

1991c. A Contrastive Analysis of Balochi and Urdu. Washington, D.C. and Peshawar, Pakistan: Academy for Educational Development, 300 p.

1991b. A Contrastive Analysis of Brahui and Urdu. Washington, D.C. and Peshawar, Pakistan: Academy for Educational Development, 298 p.

1991a. A Contrastive Analysis of Pashto and Urdu. Washington, D.C. and Peshawar, Pakistan: Academy for Educational Development, 295 pp.

1988. Inferentiality in Kalasha and Khowar. In: Proceedings of the 24th Regional Meeting (CLS 24). Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Languages and Linguistics of South Asia
Courses Taught: Urdu language
Panjabi language (occasionally)
Dissertation Abstract: Topics in Kalasha Syntax: An areal and typological perspective
Reviewer of: Lang Description: Holisky & Tuite (2003) (LL Issue 15.1937)
Typology: Aikhenvald & Dixon, eds. (2003) (LL Issue 14.1664)
Language Description: Tulpule & Feldhaus (2000) (LL Issue 12.1204)

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