Program

Abe, Maya (Kyoto U):
Applicative and double object constructions in Mbugu/Ma'a

Adams, Nikki (U Maryland):
Matching focus values in Zulu

Ambouroue, Odette & Mark Van de Velde (LLACAN Paris):
Typologically unusual restrictions on accessibility to relativisation in Orungu

Angenot, Jean-Pierre & Geralda de Lima Angenot (U Federal de Rondônia Brazil):
La langue angolaise pala appartient-elle à la zone H ou à la zone R?

Asohsi, Melvice (Johannes Gutenberg U Mainz):
The associative marker and tone polarization in Obang

Babaev, Kirill (Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow):
Bantu - Bantoid - Benue-Congo: genetic relations from a pronominal perspective

Beltzung, Jean-Marc (CNRS/U Sorbonne-Nouvelle):
Dissimilation consonantique par effacement dans certaines langues bantu

Bickmore, Lee (U Albany) & Nancy Kula (U Essex):
Tonal melodies in Bemba: 50 years after Sharman and Meeussen

Blench, Roger (Kay Williamson Educational Foundation):
Bantu maritime vocabulary and its implications for reconstruction and early Bantu dispersal
The membership and internal structure of Bantoid and the border with Bantu

Bostoen, Koen (RMCA Tervuren):
Comparative Bantu and early African history: plant names as test cases for method

Botne, Robert (Indiana U):
Remoteness in Bantu T/A systems

Buell, Leston (U Amsterdam):
The Nguni augment from a syntactic perspective

Carstens, Vicki (U Missouri) & Michael Diercks (Pomona College):
Agreeing How

Cook, Toni (U Pennsylvania):
Two types of focus in Zulu

Crane, Thera Marie (U California, Berkeley):
Completion semantics of tense and aspect in Totela

Diercks, Michael (Pomona College) & Justine Sikuku (Moi U):
Object-marking as incorporation in Lubukusu

Eaton, Helen (SIL International):
Tense and aspect in Malila narratives

Edelsten, Peter, Lutz Marten & Chiku Edelsten (SOAS London):
Dual relativisation strategies in Swahili and Chindamba

Gibson, Hannah (SOAS London):
The development and use of deictic particles in Kirangi

Good, Jeff (U Buffalo):
Frontier dynamics and linguistic diversity at the northern edge of the Grassfields: Towards a social model of Bantu language change

Grollemund, Rebecca & Jean-Marie Hombert (DDL Lyon):
Phylogenetic classification of North Western Bantu languages

Güldemann, Tom (HU Berlin):
Towards early Bantu by reconstructing a fragment across Benue-Congo: 1st person singular *mi

Halpert, Claire (MIT):
The syntactic licensing of Zulu NPIs

Hamlaoui, Fatima (U Sorbonne-Nouv.) & Emmanuel-M. Marasso (ZAS):
Wh-questions and focusing strategies in Bàsàa

Hombert, Jean-Marie & Rebecca Grollemund (DDL Lyon):
A phylogenetic classification of Grassfields and closely related Bantu languages

Hyman, Larry (U California, Berkeley):
Bantoid verb extensions

Khumalo, Langa (U KwaZulu-Natal):
The reciprocal in Ndebele

Kiso, Andrea (Stockholm U):
The meaning and use of past tense categories in Chichewa, Chitumbuka and Chisena

Kisseberth, Charles (Tel Aviv U (retired)):
Accent shift in yes-no questions in Chimwiini

Kouarata, Guy Noel (SIL Congo):
Variations phoniques dans la langue Mbochi C25

Kröger, Oliver (SIL International):
When locatives migrate

Kröger, Heidrun (SIL Mozambique):
Negation in Mozambican Ngoni

Kutsch Lojenga, Constance (U Leiden):
The return of the depressor consonants in Bila

Lee, Seunghun (Central Connecticut State U):
Tonal polarity and paradigm uniformity in the nominal paradigm of Xitsonga

Legère, Karsten (U Gothenburg):
Verbs in the Vidunda language (G38)

Leitch, Myles (Tyndale U College/York U Toronto):
Prosodic structure and level ordering in Mbosi post lexical vowel harmony

Lusekelo, Amani (U Dar es Salaam/U Botswana):
Object marking in Nyakyusa language: exploration for optimality theory

Maniacky, Jacky & Maud Devos (RMCA Tervuren):
ko as a negative marker in Bantu languages: where, how and where from?

Manus, Sophie (CNRS/U Lyon 2):
Tone patterns of Símákonde disjoint verbs

Manus, Sophie (CNRS/U Lyon 2) & Cédric Patin (CNRS/U Sorb.-Nouv.):
Tone and Intonation in Bantu
The prosodic structure of elliptical constructions in Bantu

Martin, Marieke (U Kent/Canterbury):
The erosion of noun classes in Mambiloid

McHugh, Brian (Temple U):
Tone and intonation in KiVunjo Chaga

Mouguiama-Daouda, Patrick (U Libreville/DDL Lyon), Rebecca Grollemund & Jean-Marie Hombert (DDL Lyon):
Denomination and reconstruction of mammals in Bantu languages

Mtenje, Al (U Malawi):
On relative clauses and phrasing in Ciwandya and Cisena

Ngako Yonga, Doriane (U Yaoundé 1):
Y aurait-il un rapprochement entre le Ndemli et le Fe'efe'e, une langue bantu des Grassfields?

Ngue Um, Emmanuel (Albert-Ludwigs-U Freiburg):
Noun class and semantic categorization in Basaa and Bakola

Nicolle, Steve (SIL and Africa International U):
Explaining demonstrative-noun word order variation in Digo

Nitschke, Nepomuk (FU Berlin):
Does a Bantu language affect the building of melodies?

Petzell, Malin (U Gothenburg):
Parameters for comparing the unexplored language varieties of Morogoro

Philippson, Gérard (INALCO Paris/DDL Lyon):
Prosodic domains, superhigh tones and intonation in Chaga dialects

Rialland, Annie & Martial Embanga Aborobongui (CNRS/U Sorb.-Nouv.):
The intonation of Embosi (Bantu C25): a system with “superimposed” boundary tones

Ricquier, Birgit (RMCA Tervuren):
One action, many words: The lexical field of ‘pounding’ in Bantu languages

Schadeberg, Thilo C. (U Leiden):
The unique nature of the Niger-Congo noun class system, and a comparison of event participant marking in Bantu and Ebang (Kordofanian)

Simango, Ron (Rhodes U Grahamstown):
Tense and aspect in ciNsenga

Storoshenko, Dennis (Yale U):
The Shona reflexive zvi as default object agreement

Ström, Eva-Marie (U Gothenburg):
The loss of consonants preceding *i and *u in Ndengeleko

Tamanji, Pius (U Yaoundé I):
Evolution of tense markers in the Ngemba subgroup of Grassfields Bantu: Internal relatedness and historical unity with southern Bantu

Thornell, Christina (U Gothenburg):
The Central African Sangha-Sangha with a focus on the noun class system

Van der Veken, Anneleen (RMCA Tervuren/MRAC), Birgit Ricquier, Koen Bostoen & Joseph Koni Muluwa (RMCA Tervuren):
Classified East, behaving West: the intricate history of the Luba languages

van der Wal, Jenneke (RMCA Tervuren):
Different functions here and there

Veenstra, Tonjes (ZAS Berlin) & Jenneke van der Wal (RMCA Tervuren):
Verb allomorphy in Mauritian Creole and the CJ/DJ distinction in Bantu

Volk, Erez (Tel-Aviv U):
Hidden highs and phonological phrasing in Mijikenda

Zeller, Jochen (U KwaZulu-Natal):
Inversion as predication

Zerbian, Sabine (U Potsdam):
Sentence intonation in the Sotho-Tswana languages