Cfp: International workshop on linguistic microareas in South Asia, 5-6 May 2014

Anju Saxena anju.saxena at LINGFIL.UU.SE
Sun Apr 6 18:41:27 UTC 2014

*International workshop on linguistic microareas in South Asia
*Gustavianum (Auditorium Minus)
Uppsala University
5-6 May 2014


Monday, 5 May 2014

9.00-9.45 Registration

9.45-10.00 Opening (Lars Johanson, Universität Mainz)

10.00-10.45 The northwest of South Asia and beyond. The issue of 
Indo-Aryan retroflexion yet again (Hans Henrich Hock, University of 
Illinios, Urbana-Champaign)

10.45-11.30 Retroflex consonant harmony: An areal feature in South Asia 
(Paul Arsenault, Tyndale University College)

11.30-13.00 LUNCH

13.00-13.45 Impersonal patients and political history of the Southern 
Kirant microareas (Balthasar Bickel, University of Zürich)

13.45-14.30 The Indian Himalayas - a micro-area? Results of a 
quantitative study (Anju Saxena (UU), Lars Borin (GU), Taraka Rama (GU), 
Bernard Comrie (MPI-EVA Leipzig, UCSB))

14.30-15.15 Indo-Iranian linguistic relations in effect: Tajik impact in 
the completion of the system of pronominal clitics in the Hissar Parya 
language (Tatiana Oranskaia, Hamburg University)

15.15-15.45 TEA/COFFEE

15.45-16.30 Some sub-areal features in the Hindu 
Kush-Karakoram-Pamir-Himalayan region (Elena Bashir, University of Chicago)

16.30-17.15 Conflicting areal patterns in the Hindu Kush (Henrik 
Liljegren, Stockholm University)

18.00 Workshop dinner in Vasasalen, Uppsala castle


Tuesday, 6 May 2014

9.45-10.30 The development and diffusion of evidentiality in the Tibetic 
area (Nicolas Tournadre, University of Aix-Marseille)

10.30-11.15 Tibetan as ''model language'' in the Amdo Sprachbund (E. 
Sandman (University of Helsinki), Camille Simon (Université Paris 3, 

11.15-12.00 Applying the term ''linguistic area'' to Manipur (Shobhana 
Chelliah, University of North Texas)

12.00-13.30 LUNCH

13.00-13.45 Munda-Indo-Aryan contact in Eastern-Central South Asia - 
further evidence (John Peterson, University of Kiel)

13.45-14.30 Marathi-Dravidian convergence in Southern Maharashtra: A 
localist dialectology approach (Sonal Kulkarni-Joshi, Deccan College)

14.30-15.15 Pronominal suffixation in the Kashmiri languages: A genetic 
or areal trait (Saartje Verbeke, Ghent University)

15.15-15.30 Concluding remarks (Bernard Comrie, MPI-EVA Leipzig, UCSB)

15.30-16.00 TEA/COFFEE

16.00-17.00 Guided tour of Uppsala University's Museum Gustavianum

Anju Saxena

Anju Saxena
Professor of Linguistics
Dept. of Linguistics&  Philology
Uppsala University


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