BantUGent research seminar with talk Zhen Li (ULeiden) on information structure in Teke

What? BantUGent research seminar
When? October 4, 2021
Where? Faculty Room, Campus Boekentoren, Building 05.03 – Blandijn, first floor, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Ghent
1:30-2:15 pm: Zhen Li (Leiden University, BaSIS project):  Word order, subject marking and information structure in Teke
2:15-2:45 pm: Lorenzo Maselli (BantUGent – FWO fellow):  Phonetic documentation in the underexplored linguistic landscape of the Mai-Ndombe Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
2:45-3.15 pm: Sifra Van Acker (BantUGent – BantuFirst project)The introduction of sugarcane in Central Africa and reconstructing the semantics of *cʊ̀ngʊ̀ in Proto-West-Coastal-Bantu



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