Rebecca Grollemund
Conferences

2018 (invited presentations marked by *)

Grollemund, R., 2018, « Reconstructing Proto-Bantu in the Light of the Latest Insights into Bantu Phylogeny », International Conference on Reconstructing Proto-Bantu Grammar, Ghent, 19-23 November 2018.

Gibson, H., Edelsten, P., Grollemund, R., Guérois, R. & Marten, L., 2018, « Variation, divergence and convergence in Bantu morphosyntax: Quantitative approaches », ICL20, the 20th International Congress of Linguists, Cape Town, 2-6 July 2018.

 

2017

*Grollemund, R., Meade, A., & Pagel, M., 2017, « A New Phylogenetic Classification of Niger-Congo languages », Algorithmic Anthropology Panel, SASci Annual Meetings, Santa Fe, NM, 29th March 2017.

*Grollemund, R., 2017, « Reconstructing Migrations in Sub-Saharan Africa », Evolution & Social Science Seminar Series, Bond Life Sciences Center, University of Missouri, MO, 20th March 2017.

 

2016

Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Hombert, J.-M. & Pagel, M., 2016, « Genetic unity of the Niger-Congo family », Towards Proto-Niger Congo: Comparison and Reconstruction (2nd International Congress), Paris, September 1-3, 2016.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S. & Pagel, M., 2016, « Automated reconstruction of Proto-Bantu using a statistical model of phoneme evolution », Towards Proto-Niger Congo: Comparison and Reconstruction (2nd International Congress), Paris, September 1-3, 2016.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S. & Pagel, M., 2016, « Reconstructing Proto-Bantu using a statistical model of phoneme evolution », The 6th International Conference on Bantu Languages (BANTU 6), University of Helsinki, Finland, June 20-22, 2016.

*Grollemund, R., 2016, « Modelling the Bantu Migrations », Bristol Archaeology and Anthropology Research Seminars (BAARS) , Bristol, UK, 17th of February 2016.

 

2015

*Grollemund, R., 2015, « Automated reconstruction of Proto-Bantu using a statistical model of phoneme evolution », University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA, 2nd of December 2015.

*Grollemund, R., 2015, « Bantu population dispersal shows preference for routes following familiar habitats », University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA, 1st of December 2015.

*Grollemund, R., 2015, « Linguistic and archaeological evidence shows that the Bantu expansion followed savannah corridors », McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 16th November 2015.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Bostoen, K., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2015, « Combining linguistic, geographical, palaeoclimate and simulated data to track the historical migration of the Bantu language speakers », Workshop Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics, Leiden, 26-30 November 2015.

Branford, S., Grollemund, R., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2015, « Detecting concerted evolution in sequence data: an application to the linguistic phenomenon of regular sound change », Workshop Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics, Leiden, 26-30 November 2015.

De Schryver, G.-M., Grollemund, R., Branford, S. & Bostoen, K. « Bantu Diachronic Phylogenetics A case study for the Kikongo Language Cluster », Workshop Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics, Leiden, 26-30 November 2015.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Bostoen, K., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2015, « Bantu population dispersal throughout Africa shows preference for routes following the savannah », World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 8), Kyoto, Japan, 21-24 August 2015.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Field, S., Hombert, J.-M., Pagel, M., 2015, « Towards a new phylogeny of Niger-Congo languages », World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 8), Kyoto, Japan, 21-24 August 2015.

Verkerk, A. & Grollemund, R., 2015, « Diachronic change in Niger-Congo noun class systems », World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 8), Kyoto, Japan, 21-24 August 2015.

*Grollemund, R., 2015, « Bantu population dispersal throughout Africa shows preference for routes following familiar habitats », Séminaire du Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage, Lyon, 12th June 2015.

*Grollemund, R., 2015, « Bantu expansion: genetic classification and emergence of agriculture », Biological Anthropology Seminar Series, University College London (UCL), London, 17th March 2015.

*Grollemund, R., 2015, « A phylogenetic classification of Bantu languages and its implications for ancient migration », Cambridge Classics Research Seminar, Cambridge, 11th March 2015.

 

2014

Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2014, « The Bantu Expansion: new routes, dates and evidence for punctuational change », 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, workshop « Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives » (SLE 2014), Poznan, Poland, 11-14 September 2014.

Verkerk, A., Branford, S. & Grollemund, R., 2014, « Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives », 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, workshop « Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives » (SLE 2014), Poznan, Poland, 11-14 September 2014.

de Schryver, G.M., Branford, S., Grollemund, R. & Bostoen, K., 2014, « Establishing the rate of language change in the Lower Congo Region: a phylogenetic approach to the diachronic Kikongo corpus », 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, workshop « Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives » (SLE 2014), Poznan, Poland, 11-14 September 2014.

*Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2014, « Bayesian phylogenetic approaches applied to Bantoid and Bantu languages », Séminaire « Langues et Histoire », Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage (DDL), Lyon, 17th June, 2014.

*Grollemund, R., 2014, « Classification of Bantu languages: History and method », Seminar « Structure of Bantu Languages », SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies), London, 6th March, 2014.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S. & Pagel, M., 2014, « Bantu expansion follows the Savannah Corridor through the Equatorial rainforest », Time and Space in Linguistics: Interdisciplinary Computational Approaches & Cross-Creole Comparisons » (TASIL), Aarhus, Denmark, January 15-16, 2014.

 

2013

de Schryver, G.-M., Grollemund, R. & Bostoen, K., 2013, « A Diachronic Phylogenetic Approach to the Internal Classification of the Kikongo Group », The 43th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL 43), Leiden University, 26-28 August, 2013.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2013, « New Bantu language tree derived from statistical model of phoneme evolution », The 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 21), University of Oslo, Norway, 5-9 August, 2013.

de Schryver, G.-M., Grollemund, R., De Kind, J., Branford, S. & Bostoen, K., 2013, « Language Dynamics in the Lower Congo Region of Central-Africa: A Phylogenetic Approach », The 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 21), University of Oslo, Norway, 5-9 August, 2013.

Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2013, « New Bayesian Bantu phylogeny – Evolution and spread of Bantu languages », 5th International Conference on Bantu Languages (Bantu 5), Paris, June 12-15, 2013.

Wichmann, S. & Grollemund, R., 2013, « Tracking the Bantu language migrations in time and space », 5th International Conference on Bantu Languages (Bantu 5), Paris, June 12-15, 2013.

Bostoen, K., Clist, B., Doumenge, C., Hombert, J.-M., Grollemund, R., Koni Muluwa, J. & Maley, J., 2013, « Impact of Late Holocene palaeoclimatic changes on the Bantu expansion: A multidisciplinary view », 5th International Conference on Bantu Languages (Bantu 5), Paris, June 12-15, 2013.

*Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2013, « Evolution and spread of Bantu languages », Ecology & Evolution Seminar, Reading, 4th June, 2013.

 

2012

Hombert, J.-M., Grollemund, R. & Franc, A., 2012, « Proto-Bantu: Before and After », The Niger-Congo International Congress, Paris, 18-21 September, 2012.

Bostoen, K., Grollemund, R., de Schryver, G.-M., De Kind, J., Dom, S. and Bleyenberg, E., 2012, « Kikongo dialect continuum: internal and external classification », The Niger-Congo International Congress, 18-21 September, 2012.

Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.-M., 2012, « Sorting out the position of Bantu languages in Bantoid », World Congress of African Linguistics 7 (Wocal 7), Buea, Cameroun, August 20-24, 2012.

*Hombert, J.-M. & Grollemund, R., 2012, « Development of Bantu specialized lexicon », World Congress of African Linguistics 7, Buea, Cameroun, August 20-24, 2012.

Bostoen, K., Clist, B.O., Grollemund, R. & Maley, J., 2012, « Impact of late holocene palaeoclimatic changes on the Bantu expansion », 7th International Workshop for African Archaeobotany, Vienna, Austria, 2-5 July, 2012.

Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.-M., 2012, « Linguistic Classification and population movements in the North Western part of the Equatorial forest », Colloque « The impact of a major environmental crisis on species, populations and communities: the fragmentation of African forests at the end of the Holocene », Académie des Sciences, Paris, 1-2 March, 2012.

 

2011

Hombert, J.-M., Grollemund, R. & Philippson, G., 2011, « Linguistic implications of contacts between (agriculturalists) Bantu and Hunter-gatherers », Workshop Methodology in Linguistic Prehistory, Berlin, October 15-16, 2011.

Hombert, J.-M. & Grollemund, R., 2011, « Internal and External Classifications of Momo (Grassfields) languages », 41th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, CALL41, Leiden, Pays-Bas, August 29-31, 2011.

Grollemund, R., 2011, « Phylogenetic classification of North Western Bantu languages », ICHLXX (20th International Conference on Historical Linguistics), Osaka, Japan, July 25-30, 2011.

Mouguiama-Daouda, P., Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.-M., 2011, « Denomination and reconstruction of mammals in Bantu languages », Bantu 4, Berlin, 7-9 April, 2011.

Hombert, J.-M. & Grollemund, R., 2011, « A phylogenetic classification of Grassfields and closely related Bantu languages », Bantu 4, Berlin, 7-9 April, 2011.

Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.-M., 2011, « Phylogenetic Classification of North Western Bantu Languages », Bantu 4, Berlin, 7-9 April, 2011.

 

2010

Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.-M., 2010, « Language Classification and Specialized Lexicons: A Case Study in North-West Bantu », 40th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, CALL 40, Leiden, August 23-25, 2010.

Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.-M., 2010, « Use of Plant Names for the Classification of the Bantu Languages of Gabon », 41th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 41), Toronto, May 6-8, 2010.

*Grollemund, R., 2010, « Essai de classification des langues bantu du Gabon : lexique de base vs. lexique spécialisé », Séminaire Dynamique du Langage, Lyon, April 30th, 2010.

Hombert, J.-M., Grollemund, R. & Philippson, G., 2010, « Slow rate of lexical replacement and deeper genetic relationships », Workshop: Genealogical classification of African languages beyond Greenberg, Berlin, February 21-22, 2010.

 

2009

Grollemund, R., 2009, « Gepinzi, a complex verbal system (B30) », 39th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL 39), Leiden, Pays-Bas, August 24-26, 2009.

Grollemund, R., 2009, « The verbal system in Gepinzi (B30) », World Congress of African Linguistics 6 (WOCAL 6), Cologne, August 17-21, 2009.

Grollemund, R., 2009, « Le système verbal en apindji (B30) », 3rd International Conference On Bantu Languages (BANTU 3), Musée Royal de l’Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique, March 24-28, 2009.