Presentations

Conference presentations and posters

2014

  • Forshaw, W. (2014). "Little Kids Big Paradigms." Poster presented at the International Association for the Study of Child Language Conference, Amsterdam. July 2014
  • Forshaw, W. (2014). "You Can't Always Get What you Want: Eliciting Verbs From Children Acquiring Murrinh-Patha." Paper presented at the 13th Australian Languages Workshop, Kioloa. March 2014
  • Kelly, B.F., Nordlinger, R. and Wigglesworth, G. (2014). "Input and Acquisition of a Polysynthetic Australian Language." Poster presented at International Association for the Study of Child Language, Amsterdam. July 2014
  • Nordlinger, R. (2014). "Verbless Polysynthesis". Paper presented at the 13th Australian Languages Workshop, Kioloa, NSW. March 2014

2013

  • Blythe, J. (2013). "Formats for Interrogating Another's Prior Talk: Murrinh-Patha Repair Initiation in Cross-Linguistic Perspective." Paper presented at Australian Linguistic Society Conference, The University of Melbourne. (2/10/2013)
  • Caudal, P., Nordlinger, R. and Seiss, M. (2013). "Complex Predicates in Murrinh-Patha: Towards a Formal and Comparative Approach." Paper presented at Approaches to Complex Predicates Conference, Paris. May 2013
  • Forshaw, W. (2013). "Acquiring 'Bipartite' Verbs: Murrinh-Patha 'Bipartite' Verb Usage in the Speech of Four Children (2;6-4;5)." Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society, Melbourne. October 2013
  • Forshaw, W., Nordlinger, R. and Blythe, J. (2013). "Complexity in use: Implications for Learning Murrinh-Patha”. Presented at the 12th Australian Languages Workshop, North Stradbroke Island. 8-10 March 2013
  • Kelly, B. and Nordlinger, R. (2013). "Out of the Lab and Into the Field: Fieldwork and Language Acquisition Research." Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society, Melbourne. October 2013
  • Kelly, B., Wigglesworth, G. and Nordlinger, R. (2013). "Interactions of Domain Theory and Audience Design in Elucidating Variant Bilingualism Across an Indigenous Australian Aboriginal community." Paper presented at the International Symposium on Bilingualism, Singapore. June 2013

2012

  • Blythe, J. (2012). "A Structural Solution to a Pragmatic Problem: Murrinh-Patha's Tri-Relational Avoidance Kin Terms." Paper presented at the Australian Linguistic Society Annual Conference, Perth. 5-7 December 2012
  • Blythe, J. (2012). "Murriny Patha's "Quotative" Avoidance Kinterms." Paper presented at the Australian Languages Workshop, North Stradbroke Island, Australia. (10/03/2012)
  • Blythe, J. (2012). "Preference Organization Driving Structuration: Evidence from Australian Aboriginal Interaction for Pragmatically motivated Grammaticalisation." Paper presented at the 7th European Australianists at the SOAS Conference, London. (02/04/2012)
  • Forshaw, W., Nordlinger R. and Blythe, J. (2012). "Complexity in use: Predictions for Learning Verbs in Murrinh-Patha." Paper presented at the ALS Conference, UWA, Perth. December 2012
  • Forshaw, W. (2012). "Body Part Incorporation in Murrinh-Patha: A Continuum of Structures." Presented at the 11th Australian Languages Workshop, Stradbroke Island. March 2012
  • Nordlinger, R. (2012). "Complex Predicates in Murrinh-Patha: Problems for Analysis." Paper presented at the ALS Conference, UWA, Perth. December 2012
  • Nordlinger, R. (2012). "Number Marking in the Daly." Invited workshop contribution, LFG Conference, Bali, Indonesia. June 2012

2011

  • Blythe, J., Nordlinger, R., Kelly, B. and Wigglesworth, G. (2011). "The Acquisition of Murrinh-Patha." Paper presented at the Australian Linguistics Society Conference, Canberra. December 2011
  • Blythe, J. (with Jacqui Tosi). (2011). "Kanamkek Yile Ngala Museum / Wadeye Aboriginal Languages Centre." Paper presented at The Life Of Archived Objects And Languages: A Workshop On Language And Material Culture, Leuven, Belgium. (7/5/2011)
  • Caudal, P. and Nordlinger, R. (2011). "A Murrinh-Patha View of Counterfactuality and the Irrealis." Paper presented at the Australian Linguistics Society Conference, Canberra. December 2011
  • Nordlinger, R. and Caudal, P. (2011). "Counterfactuality and the Irrealis in Murrinh-Patha." Paper presented at the Australian Languages Workshop, Stradbroke Island, QLD. March 2011
  • Nordlinger, R. (2011). "From Body Parts to Applicatives." Paper presented at the Association for Linguistic Typology conference, Hong Kong. July 2011
  • Seiss, M. and Nordlinger, R. (2011). "An Electronic Dictionary and Translation System for Murrinh-Patha." Paper presented at EUROCALL 2011, Nottingham. September 2011

Other presentations

  • Davidson, L. (2014). "Learning to Talk to and About the World: The Acquisition of Reference in Murrinh-Patha." Presentation at ACLA 2 meeting, ANU, Canberra. January 2014
  • Forshaw, W. (2014). "Who is that? What are they doing? Designing a Picture-Based Elicitation Task Targeting Murrinh-Patha Verbs." Invited presentation given at the January 2014 Aboriginal Child Language Acquisition project, Phase 2 meeting, ANU, Canberra. January 2014
  • Blythe, J., Dunn, M., and San Roque, L. (2013). "Interactional Ecologies and the Convergent Evolution of Linguistic Structure." University of Leuven, 2013. (15/2/2013), Max Planck Insititute for Psycholinguistics (16/4/2013), and The University of Melbourne. (17/5/2013)
  • Blythe, J. (2013). "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother: The Acquisition of Kinship Terminology in a Morphologically Complex Australian Language." Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. (5/3/2013)
  • Nordlinger, R. and Forshaw, W. (2012). "Incorporation and Applicatives in Murrinh-Patha." Invited seminar, Monash University
  • Blythe, J. (2011). "Preference Organization Driving Structuration: Evidence from Australian Aboriginal Interaction for Pragmatically Motivated Grammaticalization." Invited talk given at the University of Konstanz, Germany. (08/12/2011)
  • Blythe, J. (2011). "From Malgarrin to Metallica: A Rockumentary History of Wadeye Music." Paper presented at The University of Melbourne (6/9/2011) and the University of Sydney. (16/9/2011)
  • Blythe, J. (2011). "From Passing-Gesture to 'True' Romance: Kin-based Teasing in Murriny Patha Conversation." Paper presented at Social Action Formats, Oulu, Finland. (19/5/2011)