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Chloé DARMON

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darmonchloe@yahoo.fr

Teams : DTT  HELAN2  CLHASS 


  Training and professional background
  Research interests
  Scientific activities
  Fieldwork
  Awards and research grants
  Other international activities
  Main publications and conferences

Personal page on academia: http://univ-lyon2.academia.edu/ChloéDarmon


TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND


 

Maître de conférences et coordinatrice de la formation de Master - Unité de français, Département de Langues étrangères et de littérature, Université d'Addis-Abeba (depuis 2015)

 

PhD in Linguistics - DDL, ISH Université Lumière Lyon 2 (2009-...)
Title of the Thesis: A Morphosyntactic Description of Xamtanga: Study of Language Contact from a Diachronic Perspective. Advisor: Gérard Philippson.

 

MA in Linguistics - ILPGA Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle (2007-2009)
Title of the 2nd year Master Thesis: Negation in Amharic - a diachronic and synchronic study in a comparative and areal perspective. Advisors: Jean-Léo Léonard and Delombera Negga.
Title of the 1st year Master Thesis: Negation in Amharic in a comparative and areal perspective. Advisors: Georges Rebuschi and Delombera Negga.

 

BA in Amharic - Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (2005-2008)

 

BA in Linguistics - ILPGA Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle (2004-2007)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS


 

Agäw (Central Cushitic) and Ethiopian Semitic languages.

 

Language Contact inside the Ethiopian Linguistic Area.

 

Description of the Syntax and verbal Morphology of Xamtanga.

 

Historical and Comprative Linguistics.

 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES


 

Participation to the working group languages in contact (DDL) :
- Presentation of the article "Calquing and Metatypy", M. Ross, 2007 (29/11/2011)

 

Participation to the working group morphosyntax (DDL) :
- Topic and focus in Xamtanga (16/12/2011)
- Applicative periphrasis in Xamtanga (01/07/2011)
- The middle in Xamtanga (30/04/2010).

 

Member of the ANR Contribution of Linguistics to the History of Sub-Saharan Africa (DDL).

 

Participation to the working group sequential constructions in Afro-Asiatic (DDL, 2009).

 

FIELDWORK


 

2011 (5 months, Jan-Jun): Morphosyntactic data collection in Xamtanga (Wag Himra - Bahir Dar). Visiting Scholar at the French Center of Ethiopian Studies (IFRE 23 - Addis Abeba).

 

2009-2010 (7 months, Sep-Feb, Jul): Morphosyntactic data collection in Xamtanga (Wag Himra - Bahir Dar).

 

2009 (1 month, Apr): Morphosyntactic data collection in Amharic (Northern Wello).

 

2008 (3 months, Aug-Oct): Morphosyntactic data collection in Amharic, Tigrinya, Geez and Xamtanga (Northern Wello - Wag Himra - Bahir Dar).

 

AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANTS


 

2009-2012: Doctoral Grant.

 

2010-2011: Fieldwork Fellowship from the French Center of Ethiopian Studies. International Mobility Fellowship Aires Culturelles [Cultural Areas] from Université Lumière Lyon 2.

 

2009-2010: Fieldwork Fellowship from the French Center of Ethiopian Studies. Paris Jeunes Aventures Grant from Paris Cityhall for the Les Agäw d'Ethiopie en images [Images from the Agäw people of Ethiopia] project.

 

2008: Fieldwork Fellowship from the French Center of Ethiopian Studies. Travel Grant from the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations.

 

OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES


 

2010 (15Aug-3Sep): Student at the DGfS-CNRS Summer School on Linguistic Typology, Leipzig, University of Leipzig/MPI EVA.

 

MAIN PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES
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PhDs and master thesis
 

Darmon, C., 2009, "La négation amharique - étude diachronique et synchronique dans une perspective comparative et aréale", Mémoire de Master 2, ILPGA, Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, 100 p.


Chapters in books
 

Darmon, C., soumis, "Xamtanga", in The Oxford handbook of Ethiopian languages, Wakjira, B., Meyer, R. & Leyew, Z. (eds), Oxford, Oxford University Press


 

Darmon, C., 2017, "The similative morpheme -(ä)ŋä in Xamtanga: Functions and grammaticalisation targets", in Similative and equative constructions: A cross Linguistic perspective, Treis, Y. & Vanhove, M. (eds), Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 360-385


 

Darmon, C., 2014, "Benefactive applicative periphrases with yiw- 'give' in Xamtanga", in Explorations in Ethiopian linguistics: Complex predicates, finiteness and interrogativity, Amha, A., Meyer, R. & Treis, Y. (eds), Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz, pp. 137-147


Journals
 

Darmon, C., 2010, "L'agäw xamtanga : une langue couchitique en contact avec l'amharique", Pount. Cahiers d'études : Corne de l'Afrique - Arabie du Sud, 4, pp. 169-195


Conferences with proceedings
 

Darmon, C., 2012, "Light verb constructions in Xamtanga and in the Ethiopian linguistic area", proc. of the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics: African languages in context (selected proceedings), University of Maryland, June 10-12 2011, ed. by Michael R. Marlo et al., 183-194. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project (PDF, table of contents)


 

Darmon, C., 2011, "Collecting data in Xamtanga: Negation as a case study of interaction between Ethio-Semitic and Central Cushitic", proc. of First international conference on endangered language documentation and tradition, Aristotle University, November 7-9 2008, ed. by Carol Everhard & Elizabeth Mela-Athanasopoulou, 89-100. Thessaloniki: School of English, Department of theoretical & applied linguistics, University studio press S.A


Invited presentations
 

Darmon, C., 2011, "Les fonctions du verbe y- 'dire' en xamtanga", Journée scientifique du LLACAN, LLACAN, Villejuif, 18 Novembre


Conference presentations
 

Darmon, C., 2012, "The similative morpheme (ä)ŋä in Xamtanga: Functions and grammaticalization targets", International Workshop Expressions of Similarity from an Africanist and Typological perspective, LLACAN, Villejuif, 16-17 Juillet


 

Darmon, C., 2012, "Benefactive applicative periphrases with yɨw- ‘give’ in Xamtanga", 18th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, University of Dire Dawa, 29 Octobre - 2 Novembre


 

Darmon, C., 2011, "Light Verb Constructions in Xamtanga", 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics: African languages in context, University of Maryland, 10-12 Juin


 

Darmon, C., 2010, "Simple and Multiple Causatives in Xamtanga", BAALL's First Conference on Afroasiatic Grammar, Université Paris 7, 25-27 Novembre


 

Darmon, C., 2010, "The Weyto Language of Ethiopia: State of the Art", Workshop Language Isolates in Africa, Université Lyon 2, 3-4 Décembre  (PDF)




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