Programme

November 20

08.50 – 09.15 Welcome and introduction
09.15 – 10.15  Greville Corbett and Sebastian Fedden: Canonical, complex, concurrent
10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 – 11.45 Jenny Audring: Calibrating complexity. The case of gender.
11.45 – 12.25 Kaius Sinnemäki: On the typological distribution of gender and numeral classifiers.
12.25 – 14.00 Lunch break
14.00 – 14.40 Bernhard Wälchli: Simple gender and how simple gender became more complex in Nalca (Tanah Papua) (233 Kb) .
14.40 – 15.40 Matthew Dryer and Lea Brown: Gender in Walman (258 Kb)
15.40 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.10 – 16.50 Bruno Olsson: Gender puzzles in Marind (South Papua) (142 Kb)
16.50 – 17.30 Eva Lindström: Grammatical gender in Kuot, an East Papuan isolate (1003 Kb)
17.30 – 18.00 Discussion about the volume

November 21

09.00 – 10.00 Johanna Nichols: Why is gender so complicated?  New typological considerations
10.00 – 11.00 Michael Dunn: The evolutionary dynamics of gender system complexity
11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break
11.20 – 12.00 Francesca Di Garbo: Complexification/simplification in gender emergence and loss (902 Kb)
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 – 14.10 Matti Miestamo: What is complexity in gender systems (and elsewhere) (522 Kb)
14.10 – 15.00 Tom Güldemann and Samuele Maniscalco: A different approach to gender in Somali (132 Kb)
15.00 – 15.40 Don Killian: Gender in Koman languages (474 Kb)
15.40 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 16.40 Ines Fiedler and Tom Güldemann: What gender systems? Agreement classes vs. noun form classes in Ghana-Togo-Mountain languages (607 Kb)
16.40 – 17.20 Östen Dahl: Gender – esoteric or exoteric? (388 Kb)

November 22

Resulting states (Sunday Workshop)

9.30 – 10.30 Johanna Nichols: State- vs. transition-based simple predicates in Eurasia
10.30 – 11.10 Bruno Olsson: Resulting states in Marind
11:10 – 12:30 Lunch break
12.30 – 13.30 Lea Brown: Resulting states in Nias
13:30 – 14:10 Östen Dahl: Perfects and iamitives
14:10 – 14:40 Coffee break
14:40 – 15:20 Bernhard Wälchli: How to approach (stative) resultative in typology?