Region of some Mabia languages
Region of some Mabia languages
Welcome to our project on DFG-funded research project ''The VP-periphery in Mabia languages".

The project is located at the Goethe University Frankfurt (PI: Prof. Dr. Katharina Hartmann).

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Project Start: October 2021


November 18, 2022

Anke Himmelreich will present joint work with Daniel Aremu, Katharina Hartmann, and Johannes Mursell titled "When long distance dependencies are actually short: The case of Mabia languages" in the Syntax Colloquium at Leipzig University.

August 17, 2022

The project presented their work on " High and low focus strategies in the Mabia languages" at the faculty seminar of the Faculty of Ghanaian language education at the University of Education, Winneba, Ajumako Campus.

Further, Katharina Hartmann gave a presentation on " Doing a PhD in Germany".

July 25,2022

The project is leaving for a field work trip to Ghana. The fieldwork is conducted at the University of Education Winneba at the Ajumako Campus.

July 14, 2022

Katharina Hartmann is invited for a talk on " vP as a Phase: evidence from Dagbani" in the syntax colloquium at the University of Potsdam.

June 13, 2022

The project is presenting their work on " Morphological marking of focus in Mabia" in the syntax colloquium at the Goethe University in Frankfurt.

May 19, 2022

Katharina Hartmann gives a talk at the "Generative Grammatik des Südens" 2022 in Stuttgart titled " vP as a phase: evidence from Dagbani".

June 2, 2022

Johannes Mursell is presenting the project's work on "Morphological marking of in-situ focus in Mabia" ( poster version | handout version) at the 31st Colloquium on Generative Grammar, June 1-3, 2022, in Palma de Mallorca.

February 25, 2022

Our associate researcher Samuel Achempong gives a talk " On Account of the resumption and trace effect in ex-situ wh-extraction in Likpakpaanl" at the workshop SASAL 1 (organized by Katharina Hartmann and Malte Zimmermann) at the DGfS conference in Tübingen.

February 24, 2022

Our PhD student Daniel Aremu gives a talk on " Subject and Non-subject wh-questions asymmetry in Akure" at the workshop SASAL 1 (organized by Katharina Hartmann and Malte Zimmermann) at the DGfS conference in Tübingen.

January 27, 2022

Our project recently completed the first field trip to Vienna, where we worked with Prof. Adams Bodomo. We also had the opportunity to present some of our work at the colloquium and give a talk on Focus particles in Dagbani and Likpakpaanl.

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