PD Dr. Frank Seifart

Vorträge vor der Zeit am ZAS

Keynote lectures auf internationalen Konferenzen

Seifart, Frank. 2011. Bora drum communication. Keynote lecture at the Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America V (CILLA 5), University of Texas at Austin, 6-8 October.

Seifart, Frank. 2009. Pragmatic, semantic, and morphosyntactic aspects of the grammaticalization of nominal classification, with special reference to Bora-Miraña (North West Amazon). Keynote lecture at the COST A31 Workshop The Diachrony of Classification Systems, NIAS, Wassenaar, 12-14 March.

Seifart, Frank. 2009. Towards a multidimensional typology of nominal classification. Keynote lecture at the workshop Creating Infrastructure for Canonical Typology, University of Surrey, Guildford, January.

 

Eingeladene Vorträge bei Workshops, Symposia and Vortragsreihen

Seifart, Frank. 2018. Sprechpausen und die Entstehung von Affixen. Grammar, Cognition & Language Change - Dahlem Lectures in Linguistics. Freie Universtiät Berlin, 18 December.

Seifart, Frank. 2018. Reducing language to rhythm: Bora drum communication. DDL Séminaire du laboratoire, Lyon, 29 November.

Seifart, Frank, Jan Strunk & Balthasar Bickel. 2018. Speech pauses and the development of prefixes on verbs and nouns. HELAN2 colloquium, DDL-CNRS, Lyon, 27 September.

Seifart, Frank. 2018. (Anti-)Causative marking and verb frequencies in corpora from seven languages. CNRS-DDL, Atelier Morphosyntaxe «Description, Typologie, Terrain», Lyon, 27 April.

Seifart, Frank. 2018. Dressing and undressing events cross-linguistically. Dynamique Du Langage, axe de recherche "Description, Typologie et Terrain (DTT)”, Atelier Typologie Semantique, Lyon, 2 March.

Seifart, Frank. 2017. Reducing language to rhythm. Update Taal, Spui25, University of Amsterdam, 21 November.

Seifart, Frank. 2017. Bedrohte Sprachenvielfalt. Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 18 November.

Seifart, Frank. 2017. Bora relative clauses. Journée d'étude ‘Relative clauses and areal typology: American Indian and West Asia Languages’, INALCO/Labex EFL, 12 October.

Seifart, Frank. 2017. Complex Bora syntax in “meenujcatsi piivye – the origins of warfare”, a traditional Bora narrative. Séminaire doctoral ‘Description et typologie linguistiques’, Laboratoire SeDyL/CNRS, 11 October.

Seifart, Frank. 2017. Sprechgeschwindigkeitsvariation im Sprachvergleich. Einführungsvorlesung als Privatdozent für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Philosophische Fakultät der Universität zu Köln, 17 May.

Seifart, Frank. 2016. Fieldwork and data collection on Bora and Resígaro (Northwest Amazon). SeDyL/CNRS, 13 December.

Seifart, Frank. 2016. Affix borrowability in Amazonia and beyond. Workshop on the Dynamics of Language Contact in Amazonia. University of Amsterdam, 14 October.

Seifart, Frank. 2016. Fieldwork and data collection on Bora and Resígaro (Northwest Amazon). SeDyL/CNRS, 13 December.

Seifart, Frank. 2015. Bora drum communication. Festival der Geesteswetenschappen, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 12 June.

SeifartFrank, and Jan Strunk. 2015. Local variation in speech rate cross-linguistically: Noun-to-verb ratio and other factors. Functional Cognitive Linguistics (FunC) Friday lecture, KU Leuven, 30 January.

Seifart, Frank. 2014. Bora drum communication. ACLC OAP dag, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 19 December.

Seifart, Frank, and Jan Strunk. 2014. Local variation in articulation rate cross-linguistically. Nijmegen Grammar Group Series, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, 4 December.

Seifart, Frank. 2014. Time and timing. Reflections on the field of linguistics - a scientific meeting held at Landgoed Brakkesteyn, Nijmegen, 14 November.

Seifart, Frank. 2014. The source-goal asymmetry in dressing and undressing events cross-linguistically. Perspectivization in Language: Source–Goal Asymmetry in Motion Events, Deixis, and Frames of Reference. Excellence cluster TOPOI, HU Berlin, 26 July.

Seifart, Frank. 2014. Noun-to-verb ratio and articulation rate cross-linguistically. Kolloquium Linguistik, Universität Bielefeld, 24 June.

Seifart, Frank. 2014. Dressing and undressing events cross-linguistically. Grammar & Cognition Research Group, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 23 May.

Seifart, Frank, and Jan Strunk. 2014. Noun to verb ratio and speech rate cross-linguistically, ACLC seminar, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 9 May.

Seifart, Frank, and Jan Strunk. 2014. Noun to verb ratio and word order. ACLC research group Description and Typology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 7 May.

Seifart, Frank, Jan Strunk, Balthasar Bickel, Brigitte Pakendorf, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Swintha Danielsen, Søren Wichmann, Taras Zakharko. 2014. Noun-to-verb ratio and articulation speed. Linguistisches Kolloquium, Züricher Kompetenzzentrum Linguistik, 3 April.

Seifart, Frank, Jan Strunk, Balthasar Bickel, Brigitte Pakendorf, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Swintha Danielsen, Taras Zakharko and Søren Wichmann. 2014. Noun-to-verb ratio and speech rate. XIII Vserossijskaja konferencija TEL’2014, Kazan, 6-9 February.

Seifart, Frank, Jan Strunk and Florian Schiel. 2013. Word- and Phoneme-Level Time Alignment for Language Documentation Corpora. Exploring data from language documentation. ZAS, Berlin, 10 May.

Seifart, Frank, and Juan Alvaro Echeverri. 2010. Towards a re-evaluation of the Boran-Witotoan family/ies (North West Amazon). The First Conference on ASJP and Language Prehistory (ALP-I) Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, 18 September.

Seifart, Frank. 2010. Valency classes in Bora (Peru): a first approximation. Talk given at the Valency Classes Workshop at the MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, 21 August.

Seifart, Frank. 2010. Die Syntax semantisch opaker Genuszuweisung. Überlegungen zum Deutschen und zum Bora-Miraña (Nordwest-Amazonas). Talk given at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 5 July.

Seifart, Frank. 2009. Entlehnung von Derivations- und Flexionsmorphologie aus dem Bora ins Resígaro (Arawak): Implikationen für universelle Entlehnungshierarchien, Linguistisches Forum an der Universität Regensburg, 17 June.

Seifart, Frank. 2008. Die Dokumentation sprachlicher und kultureller Praktiken im Amazonasgebiet. Forschungskolloquium Philologien, Universität Regensburg, June.

Seifart, Frank. 2007. Documentation practice in the North West Amazon: Local, Regional and International Perspectives. International Symposium Perspectives from Linguistic and Cultural documentation: Ethics and collaborative research. Universidad de Buenos Aires - Museo Etnográfico, Buenos Aires, 1 October.

Seifart, Frank. 2007. Towards a typology of unitization: Miraña noun classes vs. singulatives vs. numeral classifiers. Nouns Cross-Linguistically, Campobasso, 22 June.

Seifart, Frank. 2006. Noun classes as reference-tracking devices in Miraña (North West Amazon). Semantikzirkel, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin, March.

Seifart, Frank. 2006. The role of systematic sampling procedures in language documentation. SOAS/ELDP Workshop, London, December

Seifart, Frank. 2006. Nominal classification and reference tracking: The case of Bora-Miraña (North West Amazon). INALCO, Paris, May.

Seifart, Frank. 2006. Contact-induced change in Resígaro (Arawak) under influence from Bora (Witotoan). CNRS/DDL, Lyon, May.

Seifart, Frank. 2005. Orthography development for endangered languages. ELAP Workshop: Endangered Languages and Literacy, SOAS, London, December.

Seifart, Frank. 2005. An unusual typological mode for handling countability in Miraña (North West Amazon). ELAP/Linguistics Department seminar series, SOAS, London, December.

Seifart, Frank. 2005. Documenting Amazonian Languages. Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, September.

Seifart, Frank. 2004. El desarollo de ortografías prácticas. Instituto Caro y Cuervo, Bogotá, Colombia, March.

Seifart, Frank. 2003. Haciendo etnolingüística en el Amazonas. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, September.

Seifart, Frank. 2003. La clasificación de los animales y las plantas en Bora. IIAP, Iquitos, Peru, July.

Grinevald, Colette, Denis Creissels and Frank Seifart. 2002. Noun classes in African and Amazonian languages: Toward a comparison. International Symposium Typology of African Languages. Sankt Augustin, May.

Seifart, Frank. 1998. Formatos de documentaciones de lenguas amenazadas. Universidad del Atlántico, Barrancilla, Colombia, April.

 

Vorträge bei begutachteten internationalen Konferenzen

Seifart, Frank. 2019. Sprechpausen und die Entstehung von Präfixen an Nomen und Verben. Vielfaltslinguistik III, University of Cologne, 28-29 March.

Seifart, Frank. 2019. Referenzkorpora aus Dokumentationen bedrohter Sprachen. Qualitätsstandards und Interdisziplinarität in der Kuration audiovisueller (Sprach-)Daten, Digital Humanities: multimedial und multimodal - 6. Jahrestagung des Verbands „Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum“ (DHd), Mainz, 25-26 MarcBickel, Balthasar, Frank Seifart, and Sabine Stoll. 2017. Causes and effects of noun production across languages. 12th meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 12), Canberra, Australia, 15 December.

Margetts, Anna, Katharina Haude, Nikolaus Himmelmann, Dagmar Jung, Sonja Riesberg, Stefan Schnell, Frank Seifart, Claudia Wegener, John Hajek, and Andrew Margetts: Investigating three- participant events across text corpora. 12th meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology, Canberra, Australia (ALT 12), 15 December.

Seifart, Frank, Jan Strunk, and Balthasar Bickel. 2017. Recurrent patterns in the distribution of speech pauses cause languages to develop more prefixes in verbs than in nouns. 12th meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 12), Canberra, Australia. 14 December.

Seifart, Frank. 2017. Cross-linguistic research using language documentation corpora. Paper presented at the conference Vielfaltslinguistik, Leipzig, 29 March.

Seifart, Frank. 2016. Affix borrowability: A full-scale empirical test. 49th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 49), Naples, 1 September.

Seifart, Frank. 2015. Direct and Indirect Affix borrowing. 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 48), Leiden University, 3 September.

Bickel, Balthasar, Jan Strunk, Swintha Danielsen, Iren Hartmann, Brigitte Pakendorf, Søren Wichmann, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Taras Zakharko, Frank Seifart. 2015. Noun-to-verb ratio and word order. Diversity Linguistics: Retrospect and Prospect, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, 2 May.

Seifart, Frank. 2014. Affix borrowing and social setting. Grammatical hybridization and social conditions, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 17 October.

Bickel, Balthasar, Jan Strunk, Swintha Danielsen, Iren Hartmann, Brigitte Pakendorf, Søren Wichmann, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Taras Zakharko and Frank Seifart. 2014. Noun-to-verb ratio and word order. 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 47), Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland, 12 September.

Bickel, Balthasar, Jan Strunk, Swintha Danielsen, Iren Hartmann, Brigitte Pakendorf, Søren Wichmann, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Taras Zakharko, and Frank Seifart. 2014. Nonverb-to-verb ratio and word order. 8th Days of Swiss Linguistics (CHLING8), Zurich, 20 June.

Gardani, Francesco, and Frank Seifart. 2014. The borrowing of case formatives. 36. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS 36) AG6 Language in Historical Contact situations (LHC): diagnostics for grammatical replication, Marburg, 6 March.

Seifart, Frank, Sara Mitschke, Franziska von Bibra, Anne Wienholz, Mirjam Grauli, Tina Gregor, Suong-U Kim, Hanne Köhn, André Müller, Larissa Kröhnert, Alicja Stachura, Franziska Roß, Katarina Berndt, Luisa Oswald, Andreas Domberg, Stephanie Klapper, Bettina Klimek, Katrin Maiterth, Lisa Morgenroth, Susann Schildhauer, Hermann Sonntag, Christin Wienold, Saskia Wunder, Ingmar Brilmayer, Johannes Englisch, Hanna Thiele, Frank Wagner and Hans-Jörg Bibiko. 2013. The semantic domain of dressing and undressing cross-linguistically. Association for Linguistic Typology 10th Biennial Conference (ALT 10), University of Leipzig, 6 August.

Seifart, Frank. 2013. Towards a typology of affix borrowing. Poster presented at the Association for Linguistic Typology 10th Biennial Conference (ALT 10), University of Leipzig, 15 August.

Seifart, Frank, Jan Strunk, Balthasar Bickel, Brigitte Pakendorf, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Swintha Danielsen, Taras Zakharko, Søren Wichmann. 2013. Noun-to-verb ratio and speech rate. International workshop The relative frequencies of nouns, pronouns, and verbs in discourse, Leipzig, 13 August.

Bickel, Balthasar, Jan Strunk, Frank Seifart, Brigitte Pakendorf, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Swintha Danielsen, Søren Wichmann, and Taras Zakharko. 2013. Noun-to-verb ratio and grammar. International workshop The relative frequencies of nouns, pronouns, and verbs in discourse, Leipzig, 13 August.

Seifart, Frank. 2013. The prehistory of Resígaro contact with Bora. Tracing social history from synchronic linguistic and ethnographic data. 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHLXXI), Oslo, 6 August.

Seifart, Frank. 2012. Arawakan inheritance vs. areal influence: A case study on Resígaro. Symposium Arawakan linguistic and cultural identities at the 54th International Congress of Americanists, Vienna, 17 July.

Echeverri, Juan Alvaro and Frank Seifart. 2011. Una re-evaluación de las familias lingüísticas Bora y Witoto. Congreso Arqueología y Lingüística Histórica de las Lenguas Indígenas Sudamericanas, Universidad de Brasília, 25 October.

Hammarström, Harald, Søren Wichmann and Frank Seifart. 2011. Isolates in South America. Congreso Arqueología y Lingüística Histórica de las Lenguas Indígenas Sudamericanas, Universidad de Brasília, October 24-29.

Seifart, Frank. 2011. Cross-linguistic variation in the noun-to-verb ratio: the role of verb morphology and narrative strategies. Poster presented at the Association for Linguistic Typology 9th Biennial Conference (ALT 9), The University of Hong Kong, 22 July.

Seifart, Frank. 2011. The principle of morphosyntactic subsystem integrity in language contact. 20th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHLXX), National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, 27 July.

Seifart, Frank, Roland Meyer, Taras Zakharko, Balthasar Bickel, Swintha Danielsen, Sebastian Nordhoff and Alena Witzlack-Makarevich. 2010. Cross-linguistic variation in the noun-to-verb ratio: Exploring automatic tagging and quantitative corpus analysis. Workshop Advances in Documentary Linguistics, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, 14 October.

Seifart, Frank. 2010. Interdependences between copied derivational and inflectional morphemes: A new constraint on copying bound morphemes. Workshop Bound morphology in common: copy or cognate?, 43rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 43), Vilnius, 3 September.

Seifart, Frank, and Julien Meyer. 2010. Bora drum communication, the typology of emulated speech, and prosodic typology. Arbeitsgruppe Prosodic Typology: State of the Art and Future Prospects, 32. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS 32), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 24 February.

Steinkrüger, Patrick O., and Frank Seifart. 2009. Transfer of derivational morphology without borrowing of stems: Resígaro (Arawakan, Peru) and Chabacano (Creole, Philippines) Morphologies in Contact, University of Bremen, 2 October.

Seifart, Frank. 2008. Nouny tail-head linkage: The anaphoric sentence connector pronoun of Bora. Syntax of the World’s languages III, Freie Universität Berlin, 26 September.

Perniss, Pamela, David P. Vinson, Gabriella Vigliocco and Frank Seifart. 2008. Modality vs. typology effects: Investigating the divide. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing, Cambridge, UK, 5 September.

Seifart, Frank. 2007. Discourse particles and discourse-structuring mechanisms in Bora and Resígaro. Workshop on Discourse Markers in Amerindian Languages. ACLC/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 13 December.

Trilsbeek, Paul, Sebastian Drude, Bruna Franchetto, Jürg Gasche, Lucia Golluscio, Carlos Levinho, Victor Miyakawa, Frank Seifart, Daan Broeder and Peter Wittenburg. 2007. The Fifth Annual Meeting of the Digital Endangered Languages and Musics Archive Network (DELAMAN V), Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas (INALI) and Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), México, D.F., 8 November.

Seifart, Frank. 2007. Restructuring nominal grammar only: Bora influence on Resígaro (North West Amazon). Paper presented in the workshop on Language contact and morphosyntactic variation and change at the Association for Linguistic Typology 7th Biennial Conference (ALT 7), Paris, 25 September.

Seifart, Frank. 2006. Sampling in language documentation. DOBES Workshop, Nijmegen, June.

Seifart, Frank. 2006. Nominal classification in Miraña (North West Amazon): A challenge to the typological distinction between classifiers and noun classes. 28. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS 28), Universität Bielefeld, 23 February.

Seifart, Frank. 2003. Nominal classification in Witotoan languages: towards a comparison. 51st International Congress of Americanists (ICA 51), Santiago de Chile, 15 July.

Seifart, Frank. 2002. Explaining apparently overly complicated systems of nominal classification as social badges. Annual Conference of the American Society for Geolinguistics, CUNY, New York, October.

Seifart, Frank. 2001. Nominal classification in Miraña. Annual meeting of SSILA and WAIL, Santa Barbara, July.