Talks

2023

Yurayong, Chingduang & Pui Yiu Szeto. 2023. The Sinitic Sandwich: Quantitative studies in areal typology of Sinitic from the Trans-Eurasian perspective (with case studies on word order, negation and adjustable quantification). Guest lecture at the seminar of the ERC project “Tracing language and population mixing in the Gansu-Qinghai area”, 22 November 2023, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

Miestamo, Matti, Ksenia Shagal, Olli Silvennoinen & Chingduang Yurayong. 2023. Current work on the typology of negation. Talk given at the workshop Small-scale multilingualism, language change, typology, and beyond, 3 November 2023, University of Helsinki.

Yurayong, Chingduang, Erika Sandman, Richard Kerbs & Mithun Banerjee. 2023. Head-initial structures in Karenic, Mruic and Sinitic: Internal drift and areal influences. Talk given at the 56th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics, 10–12 October 2023, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Silvennoinen, Olli O. 2023. Going forward with constructional creativity. Workshop on creativity and productivity in CxG, 8 September 2023, University of Helsinki.

Miestamo, Matti, Ksenia Shagal, Olli O. Silvennoinen & Chingduang Yurayong. 2023. Case marking under negation in complement clauses: The case of Finnic. Talk given at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2023), 29 August–1 September 2023, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Yurayong, Chingduang. 2023. Sinicisation as a typological de-Altaicisation of Koreanic and Japonic. Talk given at the 2nd Symposium on Language Contact in Northern China and the Historical Evolution of Chinese Language, 6–8 July 2023, CRLAO, Paris.

Miestamo, Matti, Ksenia Shagal, Olli O. Silvennoinen & Chingduang Yurayong. 2023. Sijamerkintä negaationalaisissa komplementtilauseissa itämerensuomalaisissa kielissä [Case marking in complement clauses under the scope of negation in Finnic languages]. Talk given at the XLIX Finnish Conference of Linguistics, 24–26 May 2023, University of Oulu.

Silvennoinen, Olli O. 2023. Englannin kielteiset ehtolauseet: käyttöpohjainen näkökulma [Negative conditional constructions in English: A usage-based perspective]. Talk given at the XLIX Finnish Conference of Linguistics, 24–26 May 2023, University of Oulu. Workshop: ‘Beyond corpus data 2 – what data and methods do research questions need?’.

Miestamo, Matti, Ksenia Shagal, Olli O. Silvennoinen & Chingduang Yurayong. 2023. Typology and usage: Explanatory perspectives with special reference to negation. Talk given at the workshop Naturally Occurring Data in and beyond Linguistic Typology, 18–19 May 2023, Università di Bologna, Italy.

Yurayong, Chingduang. 2023. Typological variation across Sinitic in the Sino-Tibetan and areal contexts. Talk given at the workshop Chinese dialect grammar in typological perspective, 27–28 April 2023, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy.

Szeto, Pui Yiu & Chingduang Yurayong. 2023. Dissecting Altaicization and Tibetanization in Amdo-Mandarin. Talk given at the International Conference on Chinese Language Contact and Typology, 24–25 April 2023, The Education University of Hong Kong.

Miestamo, Matti. 2023. Typology and discourse: The case of the asymmetry between affirmation and negation. Guest lecture at Stockholm University, Department of Linguistics, 16 March 2023.

Miestamo, Matti. 2023. Negation in simple and complex clauses: Typological perspectives. Talk given at the Kolloqium: Linguistischer Arbeitskreis Köln (LAK), 18 January 2023, Universität zu Köln.

2022

Miestamo, Matti, Olli Silvennoinen & Chingduang Yurayong. 2022. Typology and discourse: The case of the asymmetry between affirmation and negation. Talk given at the 14th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT2022), 17 December 2022, UT Austin, Texas, USA.

Miestamo, Matti, Héloïse Calame, Ksenia Shagal & Olli Silvennoinen. 2022. Coordinating negative clauses: A pilot study of cross-linguistic variation. Talk given at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2022), 24–27 August 2022, University of Bucharest, Romania.

Miestamo, Matti. 2022. Negation in clause combining: Typological and usage-based perspectives – Introduction and project update. Talk given at the workshop on Negation in clause-combining: Typological and usage-based approaches, 19–20 May, University of Helsinki.

Shagal, Ksenia & Alena Blinova. 2022. Dependent clause negation in Uralic and Turkic. Talk given at the workshop on Negation in clause-combining: Typological and usage-based approaches, 19–20 May, University of Helsinki.

Silvennoinen, Olli. 2022. Metalinguistic and polemic negation revisited. Talk given at the workshop on Negation in clause-combining: Typological and usage-based approaches, 19–20 May, University of Helsinki.

Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria, Matti Miestamo & Calle Börstell. 2022. Unhappy words: A typological study of morphologically negated antonyms. Talk given at the workshop on Negation in clause-combining: Typological and usage-based approaches, 19–20 May, University of Helsinki.

Miestamo, Matti, Ksenia Shagal & Olli Silvennoinen. 2022. Typologia ja kielenkäyttö, esimerkkitapauksena kielto [Typology and language use, the case of negation]. Talk given at the XLVIII Finnish Conference of Linguistics, 12-14 May 2022, University of Turku.

2021

Miestamo, Matti. 2021. Negation: Language typology, documentation and description. Keynote address at LIFT 2021: Journées scientifiques “Linguistique Informatique, Formelle et de Terrain”, Université de Grenoble, 7 December 2021.

Miestamo, Matti. 2021. On the semantics and pragmatics of negation and their effects on the structure of negatives in a cross-linguistic perspective. Guest lecture, University of Tartu, 26 October 2021.

Miestamo, Matti. 2021. On the semantics and pragmatics of negation and their effects on the structure of negatives in a cross-linguistic perspective. Keynote address at the International Workshop on Negation, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) [Online] Vitoria-Gasteiz, 7 October 2021.

Shagal, Ksenia & Nataliia Ozerchuk. 2021. Lexical meaning of a verb as a factor shaping relativizing capacity: The case of the Finnish negative participle. Talk given at the workshop Lexical restrictions on grammatical relations, 29–30 March 2021, online (University of Amsterdam).

Silvennoinen, Olli O. 2021. English additive negation constructions as an emergent alternation. Talk given at the workshop ‘What counts as an alternation in usage-based construction grammar?’, The Eleventh International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG11), 18–20 August 2021, online (University of Antwerp).

Silvennoinen, Olli O. 2021. Not only additive: A corpus study of additive negation constructions. Talk given at The Sixth International Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE 6), 2–5 June, online (University of Eastern Finland).

Spronck, Stef & Olli O. Silvennoinen. 2021. Ultimate abstraction: Are there construction families without immediate inheritance relations? Talk given at The Eleventh International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG11), 18–20 August 2021, online (University of Antwerp).

Miestamo, Matti. 2021. Négation: perspectives typologiques et descriptives. Guest lecture, Université de Caen, 11 March 2021.

2020

Miestamo, Matti. 2020. Negation in Language(s): Typological and Descriptive Perspectives. Guest lecture, Göteborgs universitet, 17 December 2020.

Miestamo, Matti. 2020. Caritives in standard negation. Keynote address at the Conference on Caritive constructions in the languages of the world, St. Petersburg, 1 December 2020.

2019

Miestamo, Matti, Ksenia Shagal & Olli Silvennoinen. 2019. Negation in subordinate clauses: A pilot study of cross-linguistic variation. Talk given at the 13th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT2019), 4 September 2019, Università di Pavia, Italy.