2023

Nakagawa, Hirosi, Alena Witzlack-Makarevich, Daniel Auer, Anne-Maria Fehn, Linda Ammann Gerlach, Tom Güldemann, Sylvanus Job, Florian Lionnet, Christfried Naumann, Hitomi Ono, and Lee J. Pratchett. 2023. Theoretical approaches to grammatical tone. Linguistic Typology 27(2): 509-535. DOI: 10.1515/lingty-2022-0047.

2022

Lionnet, Florian, Laura McPherson, and Nicholas Rolle. 2022. Theoretical approaches to grammatical tone. Phonology 39(3):385-398. DOI: 10.1017/S0952675723000179.

2022

Lionnet, Florian. 2022. The features and geometry of tone in Laal. Phonology 39(2): 251-292. DOI: 10.1017/S0952675723000040.

2022

Lionnet, Florian. 2022. Tone and downstep in Paicî (Oceanic, New Caledonia). Phonological Data and Analysis 4(1): 1-47. DOI: 10.3765/pda.v4art1.45

2022

Lionnet, Florian. 2022. Tons et structure prosodique en paicî (Nouvelle-Calédonie) / Tone and prosodic structure in Paicî (New Caledonia) . 2022. Lionnet, Florian. 2022. Tons et structure prosodique en paicî (Nouvelle-Calédonie) / Tone and prosodic structure in Paicî (New Caledonia). In Anne-Laure Dotte, Stéphanie Geneix-Rabault, and Suzie Bearune (eds.), Uane nore nodei lanengoc - Penser les langues - Thinking about languages: Actes de la 11ème Conférence de Linguistique Océanienne / Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Oceanic Linguistics (COOL 11), p.47-68, Noumea: Presses Universitaires de la Nouvelle Calédonie.

2022

Lionnet, Florian. 2022. Subtonal features in a three-tone language: Evidence from Laal. In Peter Jurgec, Liisa Duncan, Emily Elfner, Yoonjung Kang, Alexei Kochetov, Brittney K. O’Neill, Avery Ozburn, Keren Rice, Nathan Sanders, Jessamyn Schertz, Nate Shaftoe, and Lisa Sullivan (eds.), Proceedings of the 2021 Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP 2021). Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America.

2021

Lionnet, Florian. 2021. The gender system of Laal. STUF - Language Typology and Universals, 74(2): 241-262. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/stuf-2021-1031 [preprint]

2020

Boyeldieu, Pascal, Raimund Kastenholz, Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer, and Florian Lionnet. 2020. The Bua Group noun class system: Looking for a historical interpretation. Language in Africa 1(3), 180-214.

2020

Larry M. Hyman, Hannah Sande, Florian Lionnet, Nicholas Rolle, and Emily Clem. 2020. Prosodic systems : Niger-Congo and Adjacent Areas [final draft]. In Gussenhoven, Carlos and Aoju Chen (eds.), The OXford Handbook of Language Prosody. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2020

Lionnet, Florian. 2020. Paralinguistic use of clicks in Chad [final draft]. In Bonny Sands (ed.), Click Consonants, pp. 422-437. Leiden: Brill.

2020

Lionnet, Florian. 2020. Kulaale (Chad) – Language Snapshot. Language Documentation and Description 17: 126-133. London: EL Publishing.

2020

Nicholas Rolle, Florian Lionnet, and Matthew Faytak. Areal patterns in the vowel systems of the Macro-Sudan Belt. Linguistic Typology 24(1): 113-179. DOI: 10.1515/lingty-2019-0028.

2020

Rolle, Nicholas, and Florian Lionnet. Phantom structure: a representational account of floating tone association. In Hyunah Baek, Chikako Takahashi, and Alex Hong-Lun Yeung (eds.), Proceedings of AMP 2019.

2019

Lionnet, Florian. 2019. The colon as a separate prosodic category: Tonal evidence from Paicî (Oceanic, New Caledonia). In Proceedings of the 36th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 36), ed. Richard Stockwell et al., 250-259. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. www.lingref.com, document #3469.

2019

Larry M. Hyman, Nicholas Baier, Emliy Clem, Peter Jenks, Florian Lionnet, John Merrill, Nicholas Rolle, and Hannah Sande. 2019. Niger-Congo linguistic features and typology. In Ekkehard Wolff (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of African Linguistics, pp. 191-245. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DOI: 10.1017/9781108283991.009.

2019

Larry Hyman, Florian Lionnet, and Christophère Ngolele. Number and Animacy in the Teke noun class system. In Samson Lotven, Silvina Bongiovanni, Phillip Weirich, Robert Botne, Samuel Gyasi Obeng (eds.), African linguistics across the disciplines: Selected papers from the 48th Annual Conference on African Linguistics]. 89–102. Berlin: Language Science Press. DOI:10.5281/zenodo.3520573.

2018

Boyeldieu, Pascal, Raimund Kastenholz, Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer, and Florian Lionnet. The Bua Group languages (Chad, Adamawa 13): A comparative perspective. In Raija Kramer and Roland Kießling (eds.), Current Approaches to Adamawa and Gur Languages, Afrika und Übersee Supplements, Vol. 34. Cologne: Köppe. Pp. 53-126. [link to TOC]

2018

Lionnet, Florian & Larry M. Hyman. 2018. Current Issues in African Phonology [pre-final draft]. In Tom Güldemann (ed.), The Languages and Linguistics of Africa. The World of Linguistics Series (Hans Henrich Hock ed.), Vol. 11. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2018

Lionnet, Florian. 2018. Phonological teamwork in Kalahari Basin languages. Africana Linguistica 24: 75-97.

2017

Lionnet, Florian. 2017. A theory of subfeatural representations: the case of rounding harmony in Laal [preprint (with appendices)] [paper (CUP)]. Phonology, 34(3): 523-564.

2017

Rolle, Nicholas, Matthew Faytak, and Florian Lionnet. 2017. The distribution of advanced tongue root harmony and interior vowels in the Macro-Sudan Belt [pdf]. In Patrick Farrel (ed.), Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, vol. 2, 10:1-15.

2015

Lionnet, Florian. 2015. Phonological teamwork as quantal markedness [pdf]. In Proceedings of the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics Poster Session (Simon Fraser University Working Papers in Linguistics) (WCCFL 33). SFU Linguistics Graduate Student Association. 76-85.

2015

Lionnet, Florian. 2015. Mid-tone lowering in Laal: the phonology/syntax interface in question [pdf]. In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS 49, 2013). Chicago: Chicago Linguistics Society.

2014

Lionnet, Florian. 2014. Doubly Triggered Harmony in Laal as Subphonemic Agreement by Correspondence [pdf]. In John Kingston, Claire Moore-Cantwell, Joe Pater and Robert Staubs (eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting on Phonology. Linguistic Society of America Online Conference Proceedings.

2014

Lionnet, Florian. 2014. Demonstrative and relative constructions in Ju: A diachronic account [pre-print]. In Güldemann, Tom and Anne-Maria Fehn (eds), Beyond ‘Khoisan’: historical linguistic relations in the Kalahari Basin. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory (CILT 330). Amsterdam: Benjamins. 181-209.[link to TOC]

2014

Lionnet, Florian. 2014. Lloyd's !Xuun notebooks: towards an edition and linguistic analysis [pre-print]. In Deacon, J. and Skotnes, P. 2014. The courage of ||kabbo: Collected papers from the conference celebrating the 100th anniversary of 'Specimens of Bushman folklore'. Cape Town: UCT Press.

2012

Hyman, Larry & Florian Lionnet. 2012. Metatony in Abo [pdf] (Bankon, A42). In Michael R. Marlo, Nikki B. Adams, Christopher R. Green, Michelle Morrison, and Tristan M. Purvis (eds.), Selected Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics: African Languages in Context. Cascadilla. [published in the UC Berkeley Phonology Lab Annual Report (2011)]

2012

Hyman, Larry M. & Florian Lionnet. 2012. Review of Gerrit J. Dimmendaal. 2011. Historical Linguistics and the Comparative Study of African Languages. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company. [pdf]. Language 88(3):640-644.
PRESENTATION SLIDES, HANDOUTS, AND POSTERS

2023

Lionnet, Florian. 2023. Severing register from tone: the case for underlying downstep, paper presented at the Theory of Tone Workshop, Paris, 30 November 2023.

2019

Lionnet, Florian. 2019. Tone and prosodic structure in Paicî (New Caledonia) / Tons et structure prosodique en paicî (Nouvelle-Calédonie), paper presented at the 11th Conference on Oceanic Linguistics (COOL 11), Université de la Nouvelle Calédonie, Noumea, New Caledonia, 7-11 October 2019.[watch the presentation]

2018

Lionnet, Florian. 2018. The colon as a separate prosodic category: Tonal evidence from Paicî (Oceanic, New Caledonia) [slides.pdf], 36th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 36), UCLA, 19-22 April, 2018.

2017

Lionnet, Florian. 2017. Evidentiality and modality in Laal reported speech [slides.pdf],12th Biennial Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 12), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 12-15 December 2017.

2017

Lionnet, Florian. 2017. Stem-initial prominence in West and Central Africa: Niger-Congo, areal, or both? [slides.pdf], 48th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 48), Indiana University, Bloomington 30 March - 2 April 2017.

2015

Lionnet, Florian. 2015. More than reported speech: quotative evidentiality in Laal [slides.pdf], 8th World Congress on African Linguistics (WOCAL 8), Kyoto University, 21-24 August 2015.

2015

Lionnet, Florian. 2015. The counterfactual marker cé~sé in North-Central !Xuun (Ju, Kx'a) [handout.pdf], 8th World Congress on African Linguistics (WOCAL 8, Current Trends in Khoisan Linguistics Workshop), Kyoto University, 21-24 August 2015.

2015

Lionnet, Florian. 2015. Nominal classification in Laal: an African exception [handout.pdf], invited, African Linguistics Colloquium, Institute for Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, 19 May 2015.

2013

Lionnet, Florian. 2013. The Typology of demonstratives clarified: Verbal demonstratives in Ju/'hoan [slides.pdf]. Paper presented at the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 10), University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Agust 2013.

2011

Lionnet, Florian. 2011. Old Written Archives in Language Documentation and Description: Lucy Lloyd's !Xuun Notebooks [slides.pdf]. Fieldwork Forum, UC Berkeley, 26 October 2011.

2010

Lionnet, Florian. 2010. Laal: a language isolate? [video]. Paper presented at the international workshop on Isolates in Africa, CNRS - Laboratoire Dynamique du langage, Lyon, 3-4 December 2010.

2009

Lionnet, Florian. 2009. Lucy Lloyd's !Xun and the Ju dialects [slides.pdf]. Linguistics colloquium, Institute for Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, 10 November 2009.
THESIS WORK AND MANUSCRIPTS

2012

Lionnet, Florian. 2016. Subphonemic Teamwork: A Typology and Theory of Cumulative Coarticulatory Effects in Phonology [pdf]. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Berkeley.

2012

Lionnet, Florian. 2012. Unusual grammar leads to unusual grammaticalization: verbal demonstratives in Ju languages [pdf]. M.A. tesis. UC Berkeley.

2007

Lionnet, Florian. 2007. L'Alternance valencielle du japonais est-elle une alternance (anti-)causative? [pdf] [The Valence Alternation of Japanese: an (Anti-)Causative Alternation?], unpublished Master's thesis, ENS-Ulm & University of Paris 8, 147p.

2006

Lionnet, Florian. 2006. La forme -te.iru du japonais est-elle une forme progressive? [pdf] (Is Japanese -te.iru a Progressive Form?)