Five Talks by department members at the ALT Conference, Austin, TX

The following talks by department members are to be held at the 14th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT), University of Texas at Austin, 15-17 December 2022: 


Thursday, December 15, 12:30-13:00  

Nour Efrat-Kowalsky, Balthasar Bickel and Paul Widmer  

Oldest attested languages in the Near East reveal deep transformations in linguistic landscapes 


Friday, December 16, 16:00-16:30 (VIRTUAL) 

Borja Herce, Anna Graff and Balthasar Bickel  

More morphology but simpler: Evolutionary effects of language contact in Bantu 


Friday, December 16, 9:00-9:30 (VIRTUAL) 

Stefan Schnell, Nils Schiborr (Universität Bamberg) and Geoffrey Haig (Universität Bamberg) 

The role of grammatical relations in co-reference production across diverse languages  


Friday, December 16, 9:30-10:00 (VIRTUAL) 

Olivier Rüst, Marco Baroni (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Sabine Stoll  

The acquisition of case systems in typologically diverse languages: Children gradually 

generalize abstract grammatical knowledge  


Saturday, December 17, 11:00-11:30 (VIRTUAL) 

Geoffrey Haig (Universität Bamberg), Stefan Schnell and Nils Schiborr (Universität Bamberg) 

Conditioned pronoun use as precursor of conditioned P indexing