Research

Research 

  • Semantics-pragmatics, discourse and information structure
  • Cognitive linguistics and linguistic typology
  • Language documentation and anthropological linguistics
  • Language contact and creole languages
  • African languages, languages of the Americas

 Directed projects

  • 9/2012-2/2014 Mayor Documentation Project "Documentation of Ecuadorian Secoya" (Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project; ZAS)
  • 2011 Fellowship in the Collection of Oral Literature and Traditional Ecological Knowledge "Collection of Oral Literautre of the Sieko p'ain" Documentation of Ecuadorian Secoya" (Firebird Foundation for Anthropological Research; JCU)
  • 2010 Research project "Oral Traditions of the Siona/Secoya" (Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences; JCU)