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Upcoming Talks or Posters​​​​​

Talks and Posters

  2024

  • 13/04/2024Towards a propositional concord approach for exclusives in Kasem. The 42nd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 42), University of California, Berkeley. (talk)

  • 16/03/2024A tale of two ‘onlys' in Kasem. The 48th Annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC48), University of Pennsylvania. (talk)

  • 01/03/2024: Focus marking in Ìkálẹ̀ and the Final-over-Final Condition. Constraining Linearization (ConLin) workshop as part of the Annual meeting of the German Linguistics Society (Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft-DGfS_AG8 2024), Ruhr-Universität, Bochum. (talk)

  • 19/01/2024Exclusive (non-)scalar 'onlys' and agreement in Kasem. 32nd Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE32), Queen Mary University of London. (talk)

  • 19/01/2024: [with Samuel AcheampongOn the sluicing-COMP generalization in Mabia and Kwa. 32nd Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE32), Queen Mary University of London. (talk)

    2023

  • 22/09/2023: [with Samuel AcheampongAboutness and Contrastive Topics in Likpakpaanl. Topic, Focus and Subject (TFS) Conference, University of Osnabrück. (talk)

  • ​​20/09/2023: Topic and Focus asymmetry in Yoruba. Topic, Focus, and Subject (TFS) Conference, University of Osnabrück. (talk)

  • 16/07/2023: Focus sensitivity and the (Anti)symmetry theory of syntax in Mabia (Kusaal). Poster session at the 5th Crete Summer School of Linguistics, University of Crete. (poster)

  • 29-30/06/2023: Focus sensitivity and the (Anti)symmetry theory of syntax in Kusaal. Syntax and Semantics of African Languages (SASAL 3): The syntax at the vP edge in African languages, Goethe University Frankfurt. (talk)

  • 12-14/06/2023: The syntax of focus sensitive particle only in Kasem. The 54th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL54), University of Connecticut. (talk)

    2022

  • 12-13/11/2022: [with Chinedu Anyanwu] More is going on upstairs than downstairs: There is a Penthouse in Kuce. Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL28), California State University, Fresno. (talk)

  • 20-21/10/2022: [with Samuel Acheampong] Aboutness and Contrastive Topics in Likpakpaanl. 18th Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Phonology (WoSSP18), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. (poster)

  • 22-24/09/2022: [with Samuel AcheampongMono-clausal and Bi-clausal Topics in Likpakpaanl. Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis (SinFonIJA 15), University of Udine, Italy. (poster)

  • 28-30/07/2022: Focus in Ikale and Akure. Cross-disciplinary Workshop on Information Structure in African Languages, African Linguistic School (ALS6), Porto Novo, Benin. (talk)

  • 23-25/02/2022: Subject and Non-subject wh-questions asymmetry in Akure. Syntax and Semantics of African Languages (SASAL 1) as part of the Annual meeting of the German Linguistics Society (Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft-DGfS 2022), Universität Tübingen. (talk)

    2021

  • 13-14/11/2021: [with Haniel Enoka] On the absence of Superiority and Crossover in Eton. Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL27), California State University, Fresno. (talk)

  • 7-12/06/2021: [with Frank Kügler] On the suspension of downstep: the case of Yoruba polar question intonation. World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL10), Leiden University. (talk)

Proceedings/Publications

  • Aremu, Daniel and Weisser, Philipp (2024). "Prosodically determined coordinator placement in Yorùbá".  Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 9(1). (paper)

  • Aremu,  Daniel (2024). "Topic and focus asymmetries in Yorùbá". In Anke Himmelreich, Daniel Hole and Johannes Mursell (Eds.), To the left, to the right, and much in between: A Festschrift for Katharina Hartmann (pp. 185-204). Frankfurt: Goethe University Frankfurt. (paper)

  • Aremu, Daniel. to appear. "Focus and the association with focus sensitive particle 'yerane' in Kasem". Submitted to the Proceedings of the 54th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, (ACAL54).

  • Aremu, Daniel. to appear. "The syntax of focus in Ìkálẹ̀". Submitted to the Proceedings of the Cross-disciplinary Workshop on Information Structure in African Languages, African Linguistic School (ALS6).

Monographs

  • Aremu, Daniel (2021). Focus realization in Ikale and Akure: A microvariation approach. Unpublished MA thesis, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt.​

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