Creoles and pidgins in typological perspective (Second APiCS conference)

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11–14 November 2010, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)

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Invited speakers

  • Tania Kuteva (Universität Düsseldorf/SOAS London)
  • John McWhorter (Columbia University)

APiCS contributors participating (preliminary list)

  • Peter Bakker (University of Aarhus)
  • Angela Bartens (University of Helsinki)
  • Annegret Bollée (Bamberg)
  • William Foley (University of Sydney)
  • Tom Klingler (Tulane University)
  • Pieter Muysken (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • Scott Paauw (University of Rochester)
  • Ingo Plag (University of Siegen)
  • Peter Slomanson (University of Aarhus)
  • Ian Smith (York University)
  • Don Winford (Ohio SU)
  • Hein van der Voort (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • Tonjes Veenstra (ZAS, Berlin)

Other participants

  • Aymeric Daval-Markussen (University of Aarhus)
  • Bart Jacobs (LMU Munich)
  • Harald Hammerström (Radboud University Nijmegen/MPI-EVA)
  • Claire Lefebvre (UQAM Montreal)
  • Glenda Leung (University of Freiburg)
  • Sebastian Nordhoff (MPI-EVA)
  • Melanie Wratil (University of Duesseldorf)
  • Noël Bernard Biagui and Nicolas Quint (both LLACAN-INaLCO/CNRS)

and the participatingAPiCS editors/assistant:

  • Susanne Michaelis
  • Philippe Maurer
  • Martin Haspelmath
  • Melanie Halpap

This conference has three goals: (i) To discuss some results from the APiCS project database in advance of publication (scheduled for 2011/2012), (ii) to present this project to interested linguists who are not participants of the project, and (iii) more generally, to discuss the properties of creole and pidgin languages against a typological background.

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