Recently I visited the Department of African Studies in Frankfurt and saw that a new Festschrift for their former Director, Prof. Rainer Vossen, had been printed. This reminded me to post a short article on “Festschriften” and “Gedenkschriften” here. Continue reading “Festschriften and Gedenkschriften”
Joseph Lovestrand has informed us that his dissertation on serial verb constructions in Barayin is now online: https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:39406562-02d3-46f5-abf3-180d22225925
Again, we would like to remind and encourage other linguists working on Chadic languages to also send such information. Please help us keep up to date with what is going on in Chadic Linguistics by sending us information about your research, new publications, conferences etc. (Contact)
The 10th ‘Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages (BICCL)’ will take place 3-6 October 2019, at Universität Hamburg (AAI), Germany.
The deadline for abstract submission was extended to 1 May 2019. Notification of acceptance will be given by 31 May 2019.
Details concerning participants, program, accommodation and organizational matters will be communicated in further circulars.
Tous les détails concernant les participants, le programme, l’hébergement et les questions d’organisation seront communiqués dans d’autres circulaires.
La date limite pour la soumission des résumés prolongée est fixé au 1er mai 2019. La notification d’acceptation sera envoyée avant le 31 mai 2019.
Topics in Chadic Linguistics X – Papers from the 9th Biennial International Colloquium on the Chadic Languages, Villejuif, September 7-8, 2017, edited by Henry Tourneux and Yvonne Treis, has just appeared at Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.
The following papers are contained:
Current research on the A3 West Chadic languages
Lexical links between Chadic, Cushitic and Omotic languages
Two articles on Barayin, an East Chadic language, have recently been published:
- Lovestrand, Joseph. 2018. Plural addressee marker and grammaticalization in Barayin. Journal of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics 10(1).
- Lovestrand, Joseph. 2018. The background marker na in Barayin. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 39(1):1-39.
- Carsten, Peust. “Dangla historical tonology.” Folia Orientalia (2017).
I would like to remind and encourage other linguists working on Chadic languages to also send such information. Please help us keep up to date with what is going on in Chadic Linguistics by sending us information about your research, new publications, conferences etc. (Contact)
Paul Newman is pleased to announce the publication of the 4th edition of his online, open access Comprehensive Bibliography of Chadic and Hausa Linguistics, Bloomington: IUScholarWorks (2018) (Link: http://hdl.handle.net/2022/22181). This is the final version of the biblio that Newman himself will be preparing. If corrections, updates, and additions are to be provided in the future, some other scholar(s) in the Chadic-Hausa field with bibliographic interests and expertise will have to step forward to take on responsibility for the task. Continue reading “New edition of the Chadic bibliography now posted”