Endangered complexity: Inflectional classes in Oto-Manguean languages

Outputs

Database

Feist, Timothy and Enrique L. Palancar. 2015. Oto-Manguean Inflectional Class Database. University of Surrey. http://dx.doi.org/10.15126/SMG.28/1

Publications

Baerman, Matthew and Enrique L. Palancar. 2016. The organization of Chinantec tone paradigms. Carnets de Grammaire 22: Proceedings of Les Décembrettes, 8th international conference on morphology, 46–59. Online: http://w3.erss.univ-tlse2.fr/textes/publications/CarnetsGrammaire/carnGram22.pdf

Feist, Timothy and Enrique L. Palancar. 2016. Tracing the emergence of inflectional tone in Cuicatec. In Palancar and Léonard (eds.). Tone and inflection: New data under new perspectives. (Trends in Linguistics Series). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2016. On the tightrope between infinitives and action nouns: The case of Otomi nominalizations. In Claudine Chamoreau and Zarina Estrada (eds.), Finiteness and nominalization. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Palancar, Enrique L. and Jean-Léo Léonard. Forthcoming. Introduction. In Palancar and Léonard (eds.). Tone and inflection: New data under new perspectives. (Trends in Linguistics Series). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Palancar, Enrique L., Jonathan Amith and Rey Castillo García. 2016. Verbal inflection in Yoloxóchitl Mixtec. In Palancar and Léonard (eds.). Tone and inflection: New data under new perspectives. (Trends in Linguistics Series). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Palancar, Enrique L. and Timothy Feist. 2015. Agreeing with subjects in number: The rare split of Amuzgo verbal inflection. Linguistic Typology 19(3), 337–383. DOI: 10.1515/lingty-2015-0011

Corbett, Greville G. 2015. Morphosyntactic complexity: a typology of lexical splits. Language, 91(1), 145–193.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2015. A mixed system of agreement in the suffix classes of Lealao Chinantec. Morphology 25, 29–62.

Baerman, Matthew. 2014. Inflectional class interactions in Oto-Manguean. In Jean-Léo Léonard and Alain Kihm (eds.), Patterns in Mesoamerican morphology, 15–25. Paris: Michel Houdiard.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2014. Revisiting the complexity of the Chinantecan verb conjugation classes. In Jean-Léo Léonard and Alain Kihm (eds.), Patterns in Mesoamerican morphology, 77–102. Paris: Michel Houdiard.

Baerman, Matthew. 2013. Inflection class interactions. In Nabil Hathout, Fabio Montermini and Jesse Tseng (eds.), Morphology in Toulouse: Selected Proceedings of Décembrettes 7 (Toulouse, 2–3 December 2010). Munich: Lincom Europa.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2013. Aspiration in Northern Otomi and the relic of an old fortis/lenis contrast. In Jean-Léo Léonard and Samia Naïm (eds.), Base Articulatoire Arrière. Backing and Backness. Munich: Lincom Europa.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2013. The evolution of number in Otomi: The many faces of the dual. Studies in Language 37(1), 94–143.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2013. Nominalización y complementación en otomí. In Palancar and Zavala Maldonado (eds.). Clases léxicas, posesión y cláusulas complejas en lenguas de Mesoamérica. Mexico City: CIESAS.

Palancar, Enrique L. and Roberto Zavala Maldonado. 2013. Clases léxicas, posesión y estructuras de cláusula compleja en Mesoamérica: Una introducción. In Palancar and Zavala Maldonado (eds.). Clases léxicas, posesión y cláusulas complejas en lenguas de Mesoamérica. Mexico City: CIESAS.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2012. Clausal juxtaposition and subordination: New light from Otomi. In Volker Gast and Holger Diessel (eds.), Clause linkage in cross-linguistic perspective: Data-driven approaches to cross-clausal syntax, 37–76. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2012. A typology of split conjunction. Linguistic Typology 16(2), 265–320.

Palancar, Enrique L. 2012. The conjugation classes of Tilapa Otomi: An approach from canonical typology. Linguistics 50(4), 783–832.

Edited volumes

Palancar, Enrique L., Matthew Baerman and Timothy Feist (eds.). Forthcoming. New lights on inflectional classes: Endangered complexity in the Oto-Manguean languages of Mexico.

Palancar, Enrique L. and Jean-Léo Léonard (eds.). Forthcoming. Tone and inflection: New data under new perspectives. (Trends in Linguistics Series). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Palancar, Enrique L. and Roberto Zavala Maldonado (eds.). 2013. Clases léxicas, posesión y cláusulas complejas en lenguas de Mesoamérica. Mexico City: CIESAS.

Invited presentations

Palancar, Enrique L. and Timothy Feist. 13 October 2015. The rare plural subject split of Amuzgo verbs. Journée d'étude: ‘Approches formelles, quantitatives et descriptives des systèmes morphologiques’. University of Chicago Center in Paris, Paris.

Corbett, Greville G. 26 June 2014. Conditions on inflection. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig.

Palancar, Enrique L. 6 February 2014. The on-going documentation of Tilapa Otomi: A critically endangered language of Mexico. Journée d'études EFL: “Documentation des langues en danger: approches qualitatives, expérimentales et participatives” / “Documentating Endangered Languages. Qualitative, Experimental & Cooperative Approaches”, INALCO, Paris.

Palancar, Enrique L. 26 October 2013. Evolución de la complejidad morfológica: La diacronía de las conjugaciones verbales del otomí. Congreso de idiomas indígenas de Latinoamérica VI, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 24–26 October 2013.

Corbett, Greville G. 12 September 2013. The syntax-morphology interface: the significance of split lexemes. 1st international symposium of morphology and its interfaces, Université Lille 3, 12–13 September 2013.

Corbett, Greville G. 24 May 2013. Paradigms: How we represent them and what we mean. Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow.

Corbett, Greville G. 7 March 2013. Paradigms: representation and meaning. Paradigm Change in Historical Reconstruction: The Transeurasian Languages and Beyond, University of Mainz, Germany, 7–8 March 2013.

Brown, Dunstan, Matthew Baerman and Enrique L. Palancar. 19 November 2012. Morphological Complexity. Psycholinguistics Research Group, University of York, UK.

Palancar, Enrique L. 1 February 2012. Reducing morphological complexity. Meso-American Inflectional Morphology Workshop, Paris, France.

Presentations

Palancar, Enrique L. 6 June 2014. When two agreement systems compete: The suffix classes of Lealao Chinantec. Linguistic Typology Research Seminar, TypUlm, École Normale Supérieure de Paris.

Corbett, Greville G. 6 June 2014. Inflection classes and orthogonal conditions. Workshop: “Dependencies among Systems of Language” (organized by the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics), Ardennes, Belgium, 4–7 June 2014.

Palancar, Enrique L. and Timothy Feist. 1 June 2014. The singular/plural split and the marking of verb inflectional classes in San Pedro Amuzgos Amuzgo. Workshop: “Synchrony and diachrony of Inflectional Classes: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations” at 16th International Morphology Meeting (IMM 16), Budapest, Hungary. 29 May–1 June 2014.

Baerman, Matthew and Enrique L. Palancar. 31 May 2014. Reaching out beyond the word form: periphrasis and inflectional classes in Otomi. Workshop: “Synchrony and diachrony of Inflectional Classes: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations” at 16th International Morphology Meeting (IMM 16), Budapest, Hungary. 29 May–1 June 2014.

Corbett, Greville G. 31 May 2014. Inflection classes and orthogonal conditions. Workshop: “Synchrony and diachrony of Inflectional Classes: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations” at 16th International Morphology Meeting (IMM 16), Budapest, Hungary. 29 May–1 June 2014.

Feist, Timothy and Enrique L. Palancar. 27 April 2014. Patrones en la flexión tonal del cuicateco. Coloquio sobre lenguas otomangues y vecinas (COLOV) 6, Oaxaca, Mexico. 27–27 April 2014.

Feist, Timothy. 27 April 2014. Construyendo una base de datos de acceso libre sobre la morfología verbal de las lenguas otomangues. Coloquio sobre lenguas otomangues y vecinas (COLOV) 6, Oaxaca, Mexico. 27–27 April 2014.

Baerman, Matthew and Enrique L. Palancar. 27 April 2014. Perífrasis y clases flexivas en otomí. Coloquio sobre lenguas otomangues y vecinas (COLOV) 6, Oaxaca, Mexico. 27–27 April 2014.

Feist, Timothy. 14 March 2014. Constructing a database of Oto-Manguean inflectional classes. Workshop on Inflectional morphology and verb classes in the Oto-Manguean languages of Mexico, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

Baerman, Matthew. 14 March 2014. Oto-Manguean inflection classes in the light of morphological typology. Workshop on Inflectional morphology and verb classes in the Oto-Manguean languages of Mexico, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

Feist, Timothy. 15 November 2013. Inflection working overtime: the case of zero stem in Cuicatec. Manchester Forum in Linguistics, University of Manchester, UK, 15–16 November 2013.

Corbett, Greville G. 20 September 2013. Paradigm conventions, 46th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Split, Croatia, 18–21 September 2013.

Corbett, Greville G. 16 September 2013. The typology of conditions on inflection. 9th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting, Center for Advanced Academic Studies, Dubrovnik, 15–18 September 2013.

Feist, Timothy. 31 August 2013. Choosing what bit? Tone and Inflection in Cuicatec. Comparative Morphology & Morphological Theory, session of the LAGB Annual Meeting. SOAS, London, 28–31 August 2013.

Corbett, Greville G. 18 August 2013. Lexical splits and ‘complete typologies’. 10th Biennial Meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, University of Leipzig, 18 August 2013.

Brown, Dunstan and Roger Evans. 21 July 2013. Discovering classes in Tlatepuzco Chinantec. Theoretical and Computational Morphology (TACMO): New Trends and Synergies, 19th International Congress of Linguists, Geneva, Switzerland.

Feist, Timothy and Enrique L. Palancar. 28 June 2013. Disentangling the tonal inflection of Cuicatec. International workshop “Tons et Paradigmes Flexionnels: Modélisation et Parcimonie” / “Disentangling the Inflectional Role of Tone”, Maison de la Recherche, Université de Paris 3, Paris, France.

Palancar, Enrique L. 6 January 2013. Revisiting the conditioning and distribution of the subject suffixes in Lealao Chinantec. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Boston, MA, USA, 3–6 January 2013.

Baerman, Matthew, Greville G. Corbett, Dunstan Brown and Enrique L. Palancar. 6 January 2013. Inflectional Classes in the languages of the Americas: An overview. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Boston, MA, USA, 3–6 January 2013.

Baerman, Matthew and Enrique L. Palancar. 6 December 2012. The organization of Chinantec tone paradigms. Les Décembrettes 8 – International conference on morphology, Bordeaux, France, 6–7 December 2012.

Feist, Timothy. 3 December 2012. Verbal inflection in San Juan Colorado Mixtec. Surrey Linguistics Circle, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

Corbett, Greville G. 16 October 2012. Representing paradigms: Slavonic data in typological perspective. 37th Meeting of the International Commission on the Grammatical Structure of the Slavonic Languages, Department of Slovak Language, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia, 16–18 October 2012.

Palancar, Enrique L. 1 October 2012. Verbal inflection with applicative-like function? The adverbial tenses in Otomi-Mazahua. Syntax of the World's Languages 5, Center for Advanced Academic Studies, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 1–4 October 2012.

Palancar, Enrique L. 28 April 2012. The history and evolution of the conjugation classes of Otomi. Workshop on the growth, maintenance and decline of morphological complexity, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.

Workshops and theme sessions

Enrique L. Palancar, Petros Karatsareas and Timothy Feist (organisers). 31 May – 1 Jun 2014. Workshop: “Synchrony and Diachrony of Inflectional Classes: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations”, session of 16th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, 29 May – 1 June 2014.

Feist, Timothy and Enrique L. Palancar (organisers). 14 March 2014. Inflectional morphology and verb classes in the Oto-Manguean languages of Mexico. University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

Enrique L. Palancar and Robert Zavala Maldonado (organisers). 8–19 July 2013. Workshop on the inflectional classes of the languages of Mesoamerica. CIESAS-Sureste, San Cristóbal de Las Casa, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Enrique L. Palancar and Jean-Léo Léonard (organisers). 17–18 June 2013. Workshop: “Tons et paradigmes flexionnels: modélisation et parcimonie” / “Disentangling the inflectional role of tone”. Maison de la Recherche de Paris 3, Paris.

Enrique L. Palancar, Matthew Baerman and Greville G. Corbett (organisers). 6 January 2013. Inflectional Classes in the Languages of the Americas, session of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) Annual Meeting 2013 held during the 87th Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Boston, MA, 3–6 January 2013.

Project members

Prof Greville G. Corbett
Dr Matthew Baerman
Prof Dunstan Brown (University of York)
Dr Enrique Palancar
Dr Timothy Feist

Period of award:

March 2012 - February 2015

Funder

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

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