Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Colloquium on African languages and linguistics - Program (winter 2023/24)

Coordination: Prof. Dr. Tom Güldemann
Place: Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften (IAAW), Invalidenstr. 118, room 410
Time: Tuesdays 4h15 - 5h45 p.m.
(Digital transmission via Zoom in exceptional cases can be requested from Jakob Lesage.)
Guests are very welcome!


Program in the winter semester 2023/24

24.10. Tom Güldemann (HU Berlin) and Lee Pratchett (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel): “Serial and other multi-verb constructions in the Kalahari Basin Area (KBA)”

31.10. Thomas Stolz and Nataliya Levkovych (Universität Bremen): “Arabische Lehnkonjunktionen in afrikanischen Sprachen”

07.11. Jeff Good (HU Berlin, University of Buffalo): “Multilingualism in a rural African region from a spatial perspective: the Lower Fungom zone of Cameroon”

14.11. Bastian Persohn (Universität Jena): “How to say ‘not yet’ without saying ‘no(t)’ (in Africa and beyond)”

21.11. No meeting

28.11. Luka Anlauff (HU Berlin, Master project): “Comparing pronominal systems in Ndogoic (Ubangi)”

05.12. No meeting

12.12. Saeed Radawi (HU Berlin): “Information structure in Harari (Ethiosemitic)”

19.12. Markus Riedel (HU Berlin, Ph.D. project): “Introducing the multidialectal language complex Taa into primary education in Botswana”

09.01. Nicholas Rolle (Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft Berlin): “ A report on Limba, a Niger-Congo isolate of Sierra Leone”

16.01. Florian Lionnet (Princeton University): “ The verbal system of Kulaale (Bua, Chad)”

23.01. Gudrun Miehe: “Around the relative clause in Cerma (Central Gur)”

30.01. No meeting

06.02. Benedikt Winkhart (HU Berlin, Ph.D. project): “Demonstratives in Limassa (Mundu-Baka, Ubangi)”

13.02. Jakob Lesage (HU Berlin): “ Plural words in Africa revisited”