Mini-Workshop on African Linguistics

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22ND: Before the CONFERENCE

14:00-14:15: Reception at English Park – Humanistic center (Engelska Parken – Humanistiskt centrum), Room 9-1016 (house 9, first floor, room 16). Organizer: Harald Hammarström.

14.15-14.40: Anne-Maria Fehn (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany). A !Xun substrate in Ts’ixa? Linguistic evidence for Ju/Khoe contact in northeastern Botswana.

14.40-15.05: Eva-Marie Bloom Ström and Malin Petzell (Gothenburg University, Sweden): Methods of microvariation in Bantu comparative studies.

15.05-15.30: Sara Pacchiarotti, Natalia Chousou-Polydouri and Koen Bostoen (Gent University, Belgium): Untangling the West-Coastal Bantu Mess: Identification, Geography and Phylogeny of the Bantu B50-80 Languages.

15.30-15.55: Harald Hammarström (Uppsala University, Sweden): Inferring Layers of Innovation from Mapped Linguistic Features: An East African Case Study.

Location of English Park – Humanistic center: Room 9-1016. English Park Campus, Thunbergsvägen 3H, 751 20 Uppsala