Conference Program

 

Informal get-together: 8 p.m. - Ratskeller, Fleethoern 9, 24103 Kiel     http://ratskeller-kiel.de/

 

Friday, September 29

 

9:00-10:00

Registration & Coffee

10-10:15

Welcoming

10:15-11:00

Mathias Jenny (Zurich)

Mon comparative constructions in diachronic and areal perspective

11:00-11:45

Tobias Weber (Kiel)

Variation in argument coding in Austroasiatic: a look at the diachrony and the geography

11:45-12:30

Gregory Anderson & Bikram Jora (Living Tongues)

Interdependencies of negation, TAM marking and person-indexing in the Munda languages

12:30-2:00

Lunch

2:00-2:45

Jurica Polančec (Zagreb)

On the history of Munda prenominal relative clauses

2:45-3:30

John Peterson (Kiel)

The prehistorical spread of Austro-Asiatic in South Asia

3:30-3:45

Coffee

3:45-4:30

Bikram Jora (Living Tongues)

Lexical distance between Mundari, Santali and Sadri and the impact of language migration

4:30-5:15

Judith Voß (Kiel)

Work in progress: Verbal Morphology of Gutob

5:15-6:00

Felix Rau (Cologne)

Referring to persons and groups in Gorum conversation

 

8p.m. Informal dinner - Forstbaumschule, Duvelsbeker Weg 46 · 24105 Kiel      http://forstbaumschule.de/

 

Saturday, September 30

 

9:00-9:45

Hiram Ring (NTU, Singapore) & Gregory Anderson (Living Tongues)

On the prosody of Khasian languages in relation to Munda

9:45-10:30

Elizabeth Hall (Payap University)

A phonological analysis of Riang Lang

10:30-10:45

Coffee

10:45-11:30

Anastasia Karlsson, Håkan Lundström, Jan-Olof Svantesson (Lund)

How lexical tones are sung: genre dependent techniques in Kammu singing

11:30-12:15

Ryan Gehrmann (Payap University)

Katuic Derivational Morphology and Presyllable Vowel Contrasts

12:15-2:00

Lunch

2:00-2:45

Paul Sidwell (ANU, Canberra)

Proto Nicobarese phonology, morphology, and syntax

2:45-3:30

Roger Blench (Cambridge)

Waterworld: lexical evidence for aquatic subsistence strategies in Austroasiatic

3:30-3:45

Coffee

3:45-4:30

Sylvia Tufvesson (MPI, Nijmegen)

Split syntactic alignment in Semai

4:30-5:15

Ewelina Wnuk (Radboud University & MPI, Nijmegen)

Semantic specificity of verbs in Maniq (Aslian, Thailand)

5:15-6:00

Piers Vitebsky (Cambridge)

The creation, and abandonment, of metaphor in Sora parallel ritual verse

 

8p.m. Informal dinner - Louf. Reventloualle 2, 24105 Kiel       http://www.louf.de/index.html

 

 

Sunday, October 1

9:00-9:45

Niclas Burenhult (Lund, MPI, Nijmegen) & Nicole Kruspe (Lund)

Towards a theory of Aslian toponymy

9:45-10:30

Antoinette Schapper (KITLV & Cologne)

The linguistic history of smell-kissing in Southeast Asia

10:30-10:45

Coffee

10:45-11:30

Stefanie Siebenhütter (Munich)

Is polite polite enough? How conceptual and linguistic awareness influences Kuy-Khmer bilinguals

11:30-12:15

Vera Scholvin (Berlin) & Judith Meinschaefer (Berlin)

Integration of French loanwords into Vietnamese. A corpus-based analysis of tonal, syllabic and segmental aspects

   

12:15-1:00

Rachel Weymuth (Zurich)

Aspectual prefixes in Palaung Rumai

 

1:00-2:15

 

Lunch

2:15 - open end

 

Business meeting, including (among others):
1. The next ICAAL meeting in 2019 - offers from Vietnam and South Asia
2. The future of the Mon-Khmer Studies journal
3. Appointment of an ICAAL executive committee
4. Progress report of ICAAL working group on AA syntax
5. Discussion of ICAAL projects website and opportunities raised by the Brill series