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International Workshop: Classifiers and genders in Amazonia and beyond

Held 9-10 August 2017 Organised by Distinguished Professor Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Dr Elena Mihas of LCRC.
International Workshop: Classifiers and genders in Amazonia and beyond

International Workshop - August 2017

Official launch of Conversational structures in Alto Perene (Amsterda,, John Benjamins), by Elena Mihas and Commands: a cross-linguistic typology (Oxford: Oxford University Press), edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R.M.W. Dixon.

Workshop papers presented:

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
Genders and classifiers; the framework

Pilar Valenzuela
Classifiers in Kawapanan languages of Peru

Elena Mihas
Genders and classifiers in Kampa (Arawak) languages of Peru

Luca Ciucci
Possessive classifiers in Zamucoan languages

Kasia Wojtylak
Verbal classifiers in Murui (Witotoan) - what are they?

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
A view from the North: genders and classifiers in Arawak languages of north-west Amazonia

Sihong Zhang
The grammaticalisation of 'numeral plus classifier construction': a contrastive study of Chinese and Ersu

Bai Junwei
Classifiers in Munya, a Tibeto-Burman language

Nathan White
Classifiers in Hmong