Josh Phillips gives an invited talk at TripleA

Photograph of Josh Phillips
October 13, 2021

Josh Phillips gave an invited talk at TripleA 8 — a semantic fieldwork conference, hosted by the University of Singapore and held online June 23–25. The workshop brings together formally-geared fieldwork on the semantics of languages of Africa, Asia, Austronesia and Australia. Josh‘s talk was entitled ‘Tense and mood: semantics of the Djambarrpuyŋu verbal paradigm’ the talk presented a description and analysis of the complexities of the temporal and modal contributions of the inflectional system of this Yolŋu language of Northern Australia. Josh collected data in Arnhem Land in 2018 and 2019 as the basis for this project — a component of his recently filed dissertation. An abstract for Josh’s talk is available here:…, and a recording of the entire presentation is available on youtube:

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