Till startsida
To content Read more about how we use cookies on gu.se

Workshop on Somali Grammar

University of Gothenburg 3-4 October 2019

The Somali prosody project, funded by the Swedish Research Council, is organizing a closing workshop on Somali grammar. Speakers are by invitation only. Please contact the organizers if you would like to attend.


  • Giorgio Banti, Naples: Expressing focus without baa/ayaa, waxaa (and waa) (preliminary title)
  • Francesca Di Garbo, Stockholm: Typology and evolution of plural agreement in Cushitic
  • Laura Downing, Yasuko Nagano-Madsen & Morgan Nilsson, Gothenburg: Somali Intonation (preliminary title)
  • Christopher Green, Syracuse: Prosodic and morphosyntactic conditions on Somali cliticization
  • Nicola Lampitelli, Tours
  • David Le Gac, Rouen & Sabrina Benjaballah, Nantes: Gemination and initial lengthening of voiced stops in Somali. Empirical and theoretical issues. (not yet confirmed)
  • Maarten Mous, Leiden
  • Morgan Nilsson, Gothenburg: Case in Somali (preliminary title)
  • Martin Orwin, London: Intonation in Somali Poetry Recitation

Preliminary program

The conference starts at noon on the 3rd and ends at 17:30 on the 4th of October.

To view and download practical information for the conference, including a map showing the conference venue, click here (pdf)

Page Manager: Annika Andersson|Last update: 8/5/2019

The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. By continuing on this website, you approve of our use of cookies.  What are cookies?