Program

Click here to download a pdf copy of the program. Papers are 45 minutes long, with 15 minutes for questions.

Tuesday, July 16:

Time Paper/Activity Presenter Session Theme
8.30-9.00 Conference Registration    
9.00-9.30 Conference Welcome    
9.30-10.30 SHWNG noun phrases, and how they got that way Emily Gasser NPs & determination
10.30-11.00 Morning Coffee
NPs & determination
11.00-12.00 Determiners in Wooi Nikolaus Himmelmann   NPs & determination  
12.00-13.00 Contributions of phonology in understanding the morphology of verbs in Wooi Yusuf Sawaki Phonology
13.00-14.00 Lunch    
14.10-15.00 Expressions of caused accompanied motion events in Yali Sonja Riesberg Location & motion
15.00-15.30 Afternoon Coffee Lakes Plain
15.30-16.30 Se zokwasi – a register of public speech in Komnzo Christian Döhler Ethnography of communication  
16.30-17.30 Studying string figure-making as a tool of language documentation Darja Hoenigman Ethnography of communication

Wednesday, July 17:

Time Activity
All day Conference excursion to surrounding villages, with lunch in a Javanese restaurant

Thursday, July 18:

TimePaper/ActivityPresenterSession Theme
9.00-10.000 The grammatical structure of Mor (ISO 639-3: moq) of Bomberai Peninsula, Papua, Indonesia Harald Hammarström Documentation of new languages
10.00-11.00 Muyu Grammar Sketch – A lowland Ok language of New Guinea Alexander Zahrer New languages
11.00-11.30 Morning Coffee    
11.30-12.30 Yamben: a previously undocumented language of Madang Andrew Pick New languages
12.30-13.30 Lunch    
13.30-14.30 Argument relations in Abawiri: Grammar, semantics, and pragmatics Brendon Yoder Lakes Plain
14.300-15.00 Afternoon coffee    
15.00-16.00 The imperative imperative Nick Evans Verbal morphology
16:00-16:30General discussion: Directions in Papuan linguistics
16.30-17.00 Conference closing remarks – future conferences, thanks, etc.    

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