We are happy to announce a talk by  Katharina Hartmann and Johannes Mursell (GU Frankfurt) in the Syntax Colloquium.

The talk will take place in person. Room IG 4.301

Date: May 08

Time: 4 pm – 6 pm ct

Title: Syntactic and morphological interactions of negation – evidence from African languages


In this talk, we lay out a project proposal for a potential CRC, investigating negation in two language families from Africa. More concretely, we investigate negation in the Mabia and Bantu languages, respectively,  and how negative markers interact with other functional morphology. For this, we will look at two basic domains, the vP/TP domain, considering interactions of negation with TAM and Conjoint/Disjoint marking, as well as the CP domain, where the discussion will mainly revolve around interactions between negation and imperative morphology.