Programme

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Introductory Remarks

9.00–9.10      Welcome to the Workshop - Opening Remarks

9.10–9.40      Various kinds of cycles
Elly van Gelderen, Arizona State University, USA

9.40–10.10    A phylogenetic study of negative existentials
Annemarie Verkerk, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

10.10–10.40  Intertwining the negative cycles
Johan van der Auwera, Frens Vossen and Olga Krasnoukhova, University of Antwepen, Belgium

10.40–11.10  Coffee break

11.10–11.40  The negative existential cycle in Bantu
Rasmus Bernander, University of Gothenburg, Hannah Gibson SOAS, University of London & Maud Devos, Royal Museum of Central Africa, Belgium

11.40–12.10  If you're not there, you don't exist: A look at Bantu negative existentials
Braden Brown, University of Buffalo

12.10–12.40  Negative Existentiald in Chadic Languages
Marielle Butters, University of Colorado at Boulder

12.40–14.00  Lunch

14.00–14.30  A negative existential cycle in Welsh?
David Willis, University of Cambridge

14.30–15.00  From existence to omnipresence. The diachronic development of the Swedish negative marker inte
Johan Brandtler, University of Gent, Belgium & David Håkansson, Uppsala University

15.00–15.30  Change in Brazilian Portuguese Sentential Negation
Lílian Teixeira de Sousa, Federal University of Bahia

15.30–16.00  Coffee break

16.00–16.30  The rise of novel negators in Romeyka: Negative Existential Cycle and monoclausality
Joanna Sitaridou, University of Cambridge

16.30–17.00  The negative existential cycle in Egyptian
Elsa Oreal, LLACAN/CNRS

17:00–17:30  NEC x 3: Three negative existential cycles in Arabic
David Wilmsen, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Dinner         

Friday, May 5, 2017

9.00–9.30      The rise of the modern Kannada negatives
Anuradha Sudharsan, The English & Foreign Languages University, Telengana State, India

9.30–10.00    Two scenarios of intergration of negative existential into the standard negation system: The case of Nanai aba
Sonya Oskolskaya & Natalia Stoynova, Russian Academy of Sciences

10.00–10.30  The negative existential cycle in Kalmyk and Bashkir
Vlada Baranova, HSE/ILS RAS, St Petersburg & Daria Mishchenko ILS RAS, St Petersburg/LLCAN, Paris

10.30–11.00  Coffee break

11.00–11.30  Negation system in varieties of Chinese– interaction between Croft's negative existential cycle and BE/HAVE evolution
Cherry Lam, University of Cambridge

11.30–12.00  Explorations in the Negative: the case of Aslian (Austrasiatic, Malay Peninsula)
Nicole Kruspe, Lund University & Niclas Burenhult, Lund University

12.00–12.30  The negative existential cycle in Ayatal, an Austronesian language of Northern Taiwan
Irina Gorbunova, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow

12.30–13.30  Lunch

13.30–14.00  Negative existentials in Philippine Languages
Louward Allen Zubiri, University of the Philippines, Diliman

14.00–14.30  The evolution of negation in Nalca (Mek, Tanah Papua), or, how nothing easily moves to the middle of a word
Bernhard Wälchli, Stockholm University

14.30–15.00  Negative Existential Cycle in Jê languages
Andrés Pablo Salanova, Jérémie Beauchamp & Adriana Machado Estevam, University of Ottawa, Canada

15.00–15.30  Coffee break

15.30–16.00  The rectification Cycle
Ruti Bardenstein, Tel.Aviv University

16.00–16.30  Negative clefts breaking into the domain of Standard Negation: Eastern Aramic law and Sicilian neca
Karen de Clercq, Ghent University/FWO and Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal, Hebrew University  of Jerusalem

16.30–17.00  Verbal Path from Latin to Romance, dynamic state-of-affairs, textual strategies and factors that give rise to a cyclical process
Andrea Nuti, University of Pisa, Italy

17.0017.30  Concluding remarks, volume planning