Refereed Journal Articles

 

 

2020 “Be happy when your stomach is: Bodily sensation mirrors psychological state in MalakMalak”. In M. Ponsonnet, D. Hoffmann and I. O’Keefe (eds.). The role of the body in descriptions of emotions. The case of the Australian continent. Special Issue in Pragmatics and Cognition [under review]

2020 “The cultural traditions of the Dreamtime: How landscape, lifestyle and myth influence motion event encoding in three Australian languages.” In C. O’Meara and N. Burenhult (eds.). Special Issue in Hunter Gatherer Research [under review]

2020 “Systems of Absolute Frames of Reference in Australia: A typology”. In B. Palmer, J. Schlossberg, J. Lum and A. Gaby (eds.) Sociotopography: the interplay of language, culture and environment. Proposed Special Issue in Glossa [in prep]

2018 “Restrictions on the Usage of Spatial Frames of Reference in Location and Orientation Descriptions: Evidence from three Australian languages”. Australian Journal of Linguistics. 39(1):

Book Chapters

2019 “Direction and Location”. In C. Bowern (ed.). Oxford Handbook of Australian Languages. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. [under review]

2015Moving through space and (not?) time: North Australian dreamtime narratives,” Narratives from the South Pacific: Sociocultural explorations, ed. by F. Gounder. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 15-35

2014Mapping the Language: How a dying language loses its place in the world”, Endangered Words, Signs of Revival, ed. by G. Zuckermann, J. Miller, and J. Morley, Adelaide: Australex, 1-18

2012Path Salience in Motion Descriptions in Jaminjung”, Space and Time in Languages and Cultures I: Linguistic Diversity, ed. By L. Filipovic & K.M. Jaszczolt. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 459-480

Conference Proceedings

2016Mapping Worlds: Frames of Reference in MalakMalak”, Proceedings of the thirty-ninth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society, ed. by Matthew Faytak, Kelsey Neely, Matthew Goss, Erin Donelly, Nicholas Baier, Jevon Heath, John Merrill, The University of California, Berkeley. 380-395

2016Multi-verb constructions in two languages of Northern Australia“, LSA Annual Meeting Extended Abstracts, Vol. 7: Washington, DC

2015Serialization of complex predicates in MalakMalak“, LSA Annual Meeting Extended Abstracts, Vol. 6: Portland, OR

2011The many ways of falling down a cliff: Culture- and Language-specific ways of expressing path in Jaminjung and Kriol”, Paper presented at Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 3, School of Oriental and African Studies: University of London, 151-160

2009 “Orientation or Location? A Case-Study of Jaminjung and Kriol”, Paper presented at Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 2, School of Oriental and African Studies: University of London, 133-143

Edited volumes

2013 Hoffmann, D.; and M. Ramsammy eds. Proceedings to the 18th International Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, Manchester: The University of Manchester

2012 van Hattum, M.; Morris, J.; and D. Hoffmann eds. Proceedings to the 19th International Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, Salford, UK: Salford Working Papers

Digital Archives

2015 (compiled between 2012 and 2015): “Documenting MalakMalak, an endangered language of Northern Australia”. London: Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR), University of London. 136 resource bundles. Media: audio, video, text, image.

2012 (compiled 2010): “Jaminjungan and Eastern Ngumpin“. The Language Archive. Nijmegen: Dokumentation bedrohter Sprachen (DoBeS). Max Plank Institut. 69 resource bundles. Media: audio, video, text.

Dictionaries 

2019 A comprehensive MalakMalak-English/English-MalakMalak Dictionary. proposed for Dictionaria http://dictionaria.clld.org/ [in prep]

2018 W. de Reuse, D. Hoffmann, W. Jones and J. Lachler (eds.). Keres Dictionary Online Keres Language Project, Acoma, NM and The Language Conservancy, Bloomington, IN. https://dictionary.keres.co

Other Publications

2019 W. de Reuse, D. Hoffmann, W. Jones, J. Lachler and B. Rugh (eds.). áakʾumʾé nʾíyʾa drâamʾásrạ!: Speak Acoma-Keres! Keres Language Project, Acoma, NM and The Language Conservancy, Bloomington, IN. [in prep]

2018 W. de Reuse, D. Hoffmann, W. Jones, J. Lachler and B. Rugh (eds.). Keres Vocab Builder App. Keres Language Project, Acoma, NM and The Language Conservancy Bloomington, IN. https://appadvice.com/app/keres-vocab-builder/1438661280

2013 Lindsay, B.Y.; Pirak, R.; Mijat, F.; et al., D. Hoffmann ed. Kumugut: The Story of the Blue-Tongue Lizard, Darwin: self-published (available upon request)

2013 Lindsay, B.Y.; Pirak, R.; Mijat, F.; et al., D. Hoffmann ed. MalakMalak Body Parts Poster, Batchelor: Batchelor Press

2013 Lindsay, B.Y.; Pirak, R.; Mijat, F.; et al., D. Hoffmann ed. MalakMalak: Face Parts Poster, Batchelor: Batchelor Press

2013 Lindsay, B.Y.; Pirak, R.; Mijat, F.; et al., D. Hoffmann ed. MalakMalak: Life cycle of a Butterfly, Batchelor: Batchelor Press

2012 Descriptions of Motion and Travel in Jaminjung and Kriol, School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, Manchester: University of Manchester

2007 Language Contact in Australia, Fachbereich Englische Sprachwissenschaft, Konstanz: Universität Konstanz

Book Reviews

(submitted) “From Space to Time: A Cognitive Analysis of the Cora Locative System and Its Temporal Extensions”, Casad, E. H., 2013, Linguistic Anthropology

2014  “LanguageTypology and Historical Contingency: In honor of Johanna Nichols”, B. Bickel, L. A. Grenoble, D. A. Peterson and A. Timberlake eds., 2013, LinguistList 25.5023

2014  “The Oxford Handbook of LinguisticTypology”, Song, J.J. ed.,2013, LinguistList, 25.863

2013  “Creoles, their substrates, and language typology”, Lefebvre, C. ed., 2011, Language in Society 42:3: 352-353

2013  Multilingualism: Understanding linguistic diversity”, Edwards, J., 2012, Language in Society 42:4: 473-474

2012  “Interpreting Motion: Grounded Representations for Spatial Language”, Mani, I., and J. Pustejovsky, 2012, LinguistList, 23.3587

Linguistic Blog Posts

2016Telling stories of the Dreamtime: Spoiler – no dreams or time involved“. On Narrative Structure in Australian Dreamtime Narratives. Running from Buffalo

2016 “‘Where is Doro?’ The answer is not as easy as you might think”. On Frames of Reference in Australia. Running from Buffalo 

2013 “Running continuously in one spot”. On motion verbs and fieldwork. Running from Buffalo

2013 “The beginning of a journey”. On fieldwork. Running from Buffalo

Public Outreach

2014 NSF Press release video of MalakMalak fieldwork.