Workshop programme

Workshop 2: East Timorese diasporas and language contact

Reed Hall, University of Exeter, 20th-21st February, 2015

Day 1: East Timorese diasporas: changing language resources and repertoires

9:00 – 9:30 Meet and greet over coffee

9:30 – 9:45 Welcome and introductions

Professor Emma Cayley, Head of Modern Languages

9:45 – 10:30

Francesco Goglia: Introduction to the focus of the first day of the workshop

Estêvão Cabral and Marilyn Martin-Jones: Building an understanding of the diverse
social positionings, sociolinguistic realities and local/translocal ties of East Timorese
groups in the UK

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

Camilla Zwack:  Multilingualism and Language Maintenance in the Fataluku Community of Oxford

Ildegrada da Costa Cabral: From Dili to Dungannon: A case study of two multilingual migrant families from East Timor

John Hajek and Francesco Goglia:  The East Timorese community in Australia

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

Francesco Goglia and Susana Afonso: Reshaped linguistic repertoires: the role of East Timorese languages in the immigration context in Portugal

Sjaak Kroon, Jeanne Kurvers, Danielle Boon and Edegar da Conceição Savio:  East Timorese Immigrants in the Netherlands: language use and attitudes in comparison with Timor Leste.

Aone van Engeloven: Language Ideology and Language Folklore in Exile: The Moluccan Community in The Netherlands

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 16:30 Breakout groups: specific issues to address for research/ publication ideas.

16:30 – 17:30 Network discussion on future grant applications and publication plans

Day 2: East Timorese languages in contact

9:00 – 10:00 Network discussion: website and planning of next workshop in East Timor (July, 2015)

10:00 – 10:45

Francesco Goglia and Susana Afonso: Introduction to the focus of the second day of the workshop

John Holm, Zuzana Greksakova and Davi Albuquerque: The Partial Restructuring of Portuguese

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

Hanna Batoréo: The role of processes of contact-induced language change in the emergence of an East Timorese variety of Portuguese

Susana Afonso: Emerging reflexive (and related) constructions in Portuguese: the role of internal and contact-induced changes

Catharina Williams Van-Klinken and Rob Williams: Language shift or language landslide?Changes in home language in Timor Leste from 2004 to 2010.

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

Juliette Huber: The impact of Portuguese on the Papuan languages of Timor: Evidence from Makalero and Makasae

Catharina Williams Van-Klinken and John Hajek: ‘Tetun Portu’: The Portuguese-ization of Tetun Dili

Benjamim Corte-Real: tbc

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 – 16:30 Breakout groups: specific issues to address for research/ publications and closing session