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Invited speakers

  • Pieter Muysken, Multilingual ecologies in Surinam: observations, taxonomies, scenarios, constraints [abstract]

  • Malcolm Ross, Typologising contact-induced changes in grammatical constructions
    [abstract]

Participants

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  • Juanito Ornelas de Avelar: Social Conditions of 'Imperfect Second Language Learning' and 'Negotiation': Contact-Induced Changes in Prepositional Systems of Portuguese Varieties
  • Philip Baker: Accounting for contact-induced changes in Mauritian Creole
  • Peter Bakker: Genderlects: gender-differentiated results of language contact
  • Nicolas Brucato & Søren Wichmann: Pairing gene-specific and language-specific evidence for population contacts—towards a typology
  • Eleanor Coghill: Grammatical borrowing in North-eastern Neo-Aramaic 
  • Aymeric Daval-Markussen: Testing the significance of sociohistorical factors in creole genesis
  • Christian Döhler: Multilingualism in Southern New Guinea - the case of Kómnzo and Wára
  • Mark Donohue: Social histories and their different linguistic consequences
  • Bridget Drinka: Calquing a Quirk: The role of social conditioning in the spread of the HAVE perfect across Europe
  • Iván Igartua: Loss of grammatical gender and non-native language acquisition

  • Richard P. Ingham: Differing forms of contact influence between Middle English and Anglo-Norman and their context
  • Mathias Jenny, Patrick McCormick & André Müller: Tracing Patterns of Contact and Movement in the Greater Burma Zone
  • Anna Jon-And & Elliot Aguilar: Modelling contact-induced language change in Angolan Portuguese 
  • Petros Karatsareas: Contact-induced typological anomaly versus language-internal dynamics 
    Differential case marking in Asia Minor Greek
  • Danny Law: The social roots of grammatical hybridity in Mayan languages
  • Laura Álvarez López & Anna Jon-And: Afro-Brazilian Cupópia: language contact, lexically-driven deliberate change and its grammatical outcomes
  • John Mansfield: Murrinh Patha: Post-colonial contact influences on a polysynthetic Australian language  
  • Carol Myers-Scotton: English Verbs in Nairobi Swahili-English CS: Socio-psychological Factors or Grammatical Structure?  
  • Johanna Nichols: Favored shifts in derivational morphology accompany expansive contact situations 
  • Dirk Noël & Timothy Colleman: Same formal pattern, different contact situation, different propagation: Evidential vs. deontic NCI constructions in Dutch (contrasted with English)
  • Corinna Scheungraber: Towards a typology of contact-induced morphological change in Indo-European languages
  • Kim Schulte: Hybridization of related languages: Which grammatical features are likely to be adopted?
  • Frank Seifart: Affix borrowing and social setting
  • Margot van den Berg & Robbert van Sluijs: Property concepts in the Caribbean past and the West African present
  • Jean-Christophe Verstraete:  Personal multilingualism and contact-induced change in Cape York Peninsula, Australia

  • Ewa Zakrzewska: Greek influence on Coptic case? Kim Schulte: Hybridization of related languages: Which grammatical features are likely to be adopted?