Verb classification in Gújjolaay Eegimaa (Atlantic, Niger-Congo)

Outputs

Publications

Sagna, Serge. Submitted. Syntactic and semantic agreement in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa (Banjal) noun class system.

Sagna, Serge & Emmanuel Bassène. To appear (2015). Why are they named after death? Name giving, name changing and death prevention names in Gújjolaay Eegimaa (Banjal). Language Documentation and Conservation.

Sagna, Serge. 2014. Taxonomic hierarchies in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa ethnobotany: How useful are Berlin’s universal criteria? In Aicha Belkadi, Kakia Chatsiou & Kirsty Rowan (eds), Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 4. London: School of Oriental and African Studies.

Presentations

Sagna, Serge. 25 January 2013. The morphophonology of noun class markers in Gújjolaay Eegimaa and other Jóola languages. Paper presented at South East Morphology Meeting, University of Surrey.

Sagna, Serge. 1 March 2013. Documenting Ethnobotanical knowledge among Gújjolaay Eegimaa speakers. Paper presented at Third International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, 28 February - 3 March 2013.

Sagna, Serge. 15 August 2013. Syntactic and semantic agreement in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa (Banjal) noun class system. Paper presented at 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology, University of Leipzig, 15-18 2013.

Sagna, Serge. 26 August 2013. Variations in transitivity hierarchy between non finite verbs in classes e and ba in Gújjolaay Eegimaa. Paper presented at Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, Leiden University. 26-28 August 2013.

Sagna, Serge. 30 August 2013. Aspects of the categorisation of non finite verbs in Gújjolaay Eegimaa. Paper presented at Linguistic Association of Great Britain Annual Meeting 2013, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 28-31 August 2013.

Sagna, Serge. 02 September 2013. Exploring linguistic and taxonomic classification of plants in Gújjolaay Eegimaa. Keynote paper presented at Plants and Animal and Words, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

Sagna, Serge. 07 December 2013. Taxonomic hierarchies in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa ethnobotany: How helpful are Berlin’s universal criteria. Paper presented at Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 4, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 7-8 December 2013.

Sagna, Serge. 17 January 2014. This is where you put it: Shape in the categorisation of body parts in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa noun class/gender system. Paper presented at Gender and classifiers: Cross linguistic perspectives, University of Surrey.

Sagna, Serge. 19 April 2014. Transitivity hierarchy distinctions in non finite verbs of classes e and ja in Gújjolaay Eegimaa. Paper presented at Annual Conference on African Linguistics 45, University of Kansas, 17-19 April 2014.

Sagna, Serge. 21 April 2014. Transitivity hierarchy distinctions in Gújjolaay Eegimaa non finite verbs. Paper presented at University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

Sagna, Serge. 29 July 2014. Related categorisations of entities and events in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa noun class system. Paper presented at 5th UK cognitive Linguistics Conference, Lancaster University, 29-31 July 2014.

Sagna, Serge & Emmanuel Bassène. 20 May 2013. Why are they named after death? Proper names in Gújjolaay Eegimaa. Africa day - Endangered Languages Week. School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

Project members

Dr Serge Sagna

Period of award:

October 2012 - September 2015

Funder

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

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