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Below, you can find a list of publications, talks and other activities based on the research of our project.

Publications

Theses

  • Frye, Henrike. 2019. Child-directed speech in Qaqet: A language of East New Britain, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis, University of Cologne.
  • Obersteiner, Katrin. 2019. Nominal classification in Kairak – A comparison with Mali, Qaqet and Ura. MA Thesis, University of Cologne.

Data collections

  • Hellwig, Birgit; Carmen Dawuda; Henrike Frye & Steffen Reetz. 2014+. "Qaqet child language corpus." Language Archive Cologne (https://lac2.uni-koeln.de/de/).
  • Hellwig, Birgit. 2011-2013. "Language socialisation and the transmission of Qaqet Baining (Papua New Guinea): Towards a documentation project.", Endangered Languages Archive (https://elar.soas.ac.uk/Collection/MPI188145).

Workshops

  • 1st Workshop on the acquisition of lesser-documented languages (University of Cologne, 25.-26.1.2019).
  • 2nd Workshop on the acquisition of lesser-documented languages (University of Melbourne, 9.8.2019).

Selected Talks

  • Frye, Henrike. 2020. Child-directed speech in Qaqet: A multimethod approach. 12th International Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics Conference (Digital event run from the University of Oslo, 18.-20.6.2020).
  • Hellwig, Birgit. 2020. Language documentation, acquisition and socialization: The sketch acquisition manual. 12th International Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics Conference (Digital event run from the University of Oslo, 18.-20.6.2020). Keynote speaker.
  • Hellwig, Birgit. 2020. Child language documentation: The sketch acquisition project. Workshop Corpus-based typology: spoken language from a cross-linguistic perspective, Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (Hamburg, 4.-5.3.2020).
  • Eisenbeiß, Sonja. 2019. Ansprüche und Lösungsansätze für die Dokumentation der Sprachen in Papua Neu Guinea. Exchange of experiences, Fachreferate der Geisteswissenschaften, Bonn.
  • Hellwig, Birgit. 2019. Researching language acquisition and socialization in Papuan languages. Current Trends in Papuan Linguistics (Paris, 10.‐11.12.2019). Keynote speaker.
  • Hellwig, Birgit. 2019. Child language documentation and the adult language. 3. Vielfaltslinguistik (Universität zu Köln, 28.-29.3.2019). Keynote speaker.
  • Hellwig, Birgit. 2019. Sprachdokumentation und Spracherwerb: Die Qaqet in Papua-Neuguinea. Inaugural lecture at the University of Cologne.
  • Eisenbeiß, Sonja. 2018. Production Methods for Young Children. Invited talk at the University of Konstanz.
  • Hellwig, Birgit. 2018. Child language documentation: perspectives from language documentation, language acquisition and language socialization. Workshop Cross-disciplinary perspectives on low-resource language varieties, Saarbrücken.
  • Eisenbeiß, Sonja. 2017. Young children’s productions in naturalistic settings - targeted games, broad-spectrum games, and a toolkit for research and clinical purposes. International Exploratory Workshop: Detecting Child Language Disorders: New Assessment Measures and Methods for Early Learners. Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
  • Dawuda, Carmen. 2016. Child language documentation: Qaqet Baining. Invited talk at the research centre SeDYL, Paris.
  • Eisenbeiß, Sonja. 2016. Taking Experimental Linguistics to the Field - Challenges, Methods, and Resources. Invited talk at the University of Mainz.

Teaching

  • "Sprach- und kulturvergleichende Studien zum kindlichen Spracherwerb" (14555.0102), course taught by Sonja Eisenbeiß, University of Cologne, winter term 2019/20.
  • "Qaqet (East-Papuan)" (14555.0104), course taught by Birgit Hellwig, University of Cologne, summer term 2019.
  • "Worterwerb: Wie lernen wir Wörter?" (14555.0100), course taught by Sonja Eisenbeiß, University of Cologne, summer term 2019.
  • "Multilingualismus: Typen, Trends und Theorien" (14555.0110), course taught by Sonja Eisenbeiß, University of Cologne, winter term 2018/19.
  • "Narrative Entwicklung" (14555.0119), course taught by Birgit Hellwig, University of Cologne, summer term 2018.
  • "Schwerpunkt Forschungsseminar I: Child-directed speech" (14555.0111), course taught by Birgit Hellwig, University of Cologne, winter term 2017/18.
  • "Psycholinguistik in der Feldforschung" (14555.0120), course taught by Sonja Eisenbeiß, University of Cologne, summer term 2017.

Press & public outreach