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Dr. Juliette Huber

CV

CURRICULUM VITAE

1998-2005

MA student, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Major: General Linguistics; minors: English Linguistics and Computational Linguistics

2006-2010

Doctoral student, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (Netherlands)

2011

Promotion to PhD, Leiden University (Netherlands)

Thesis: “A grammar of Makalero: A Papuan language of East Timor”

2011-2013

Postdoctoral Researcher, Lund University (Sweden)

Part of the ERC (European Research Council) project "Landscape, Cognition and Language: Understanding cross-cultural and and individual variation in geographical ontology"

2013

Postdoctoral research development fellow, University of Newcastle (Australia)

Endangered Languages Documentation, Theory and Application group

2014-2015

Assistant professor, University of Regensburg

Department of General and Comparative Linguistics

2015

Lecturer, University of Regensburg

Department of General and Comparative Linguistics

2015-2016

Visiting fellow, KITLV (Royal Netherlands of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies; Leiden, Netherlands)

2016-present

Lecturer, University of Regensburg

Department of General and Comparative Linguistics

RESEARCH

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Papuan languages of Timor, Alor and Pantar
  • Languages of Eastern Indonesia and Papua
  • Space in Language: locatives and place nouns
  • Toponymy
  • Historical linguistics
  • Contribution of linguistics to our knowledge of (pre-)history
  • Linguistic fieldwork

publications

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

in prep.: Huber, Juliette. Proto-Eastern-Timor.


in prep.: Huber, Juliette and Antoinette Schapper. Homelands and dispersals in eastern Timor: A study of place name etymologies.


in prep.: Huber, Juliette. Paired places: Form and function of place names in Makalero ritual speech.


submitted: Huber, Juliette. Natural locations and the distinction between ‘what’ and ‘where’ concepts: Evidence from differential locative marking in Makalero. (To appear in Linguistics.)


submitted: Huber, Juliette. Comparative sketch of Makalero and Makasae. Invited contribution to appear in: The Papuan languages of Timor, Alor, and Pantar: Sketch grammars Vol. 2, ed. by Antoinette Schapper. Berlin: De Gruyter.


2014: Huber, Juliette and Antoinette Schapper. The relationship between aspect and universal quantification: Evidence from three Papuan languages of Timor and Alor. In: Number and quantity in East Nusantara: Papers from 12-ICAL, Volume 1, ed. by Marian Klamer and František Kratochvíl. Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics.


2014: Schapper, Antoinette, Juliette Huber and Aone van Engelenhoven. The relatedness of Timor-Kisar and Alor-Pantar languages: A preliminary demonstration. In: Alor-Pantar languages: History, lexicon and typology, ed. by Marian Klamer. Berlin: Language Science Press.


2014: Huber, Juliette. Landscape in East Timor Papuan. Language Sciences 41: 175-196.


2012: Schapper, Antoinette, Juliette Huber and Aone van Engelenhoven. The historical relation of the Papuan languages of Timor and Kisar. Language and Linguistics in Melanesia Special Issue 2012: 194-242.


2012: Schapper, Antoinette and Juliette Huber. State-of-the-art in the documentation of the Papuan languages of Timor, Alor, Pantar and Kisar”. Wacana, Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia 14(2): 370-404.


2011: Huber, Juliette. A grammar of Makalero: A Papuan language of East Timor. Leiden University. LOT dissertation series 279. Utrecht: LOT (Netherlands National Graduate School of Linguistics).


2008: Huber, Juliette. Preliminary remarks about object-marking in Makalero. Linguistics in the Netherlands 2008. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 87-96.
2008 Huber, Juliette. First steps towards a grammar of Makasae: A language of East Timor. München: LINCOM.

teaching

COURSES

  • Introduction to morphology and syntax
  • Introduction to scientific research skills
  • Pidgin and creole languages
  • Bahasa Indonesia linguistic structure (parts 1 and 2)

  1. Fakultät für Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften
  2. Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK)

Allg. und Vergl. Sprachwissenschaft

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

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