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I Wayan Arka
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Agreement theory, number features and inclusory plural in Marori

Laura Arnold
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Noun classification in three languages of Raja Ampat

Laura Arnold* and David Gil°
*University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, °Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany
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Matthew J. Carroll
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Prenasalised voiceless stops in Ngkolmpu

Don Daniels
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
From subordinate clause to attributive clause in Sirva

Andreas J. Deda
Universitas Papua, Manokwari, Indonesia
Traditional political system as sociolinguistic aspect in forming Sentani language variation

Benidiktus Delpada and Frantiek Kratochvil
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lexical and grammatical tone in Abui (Timor-Alor-Pantar)

Nick Evans*, Matthew J. Carroll* and Christian Döhler°
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Reconstructing the phonology of Proto-Yam

Bethwyn Evans* and Simon Greenhill°
*Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, °Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany
A combined comparative and phylogenetic analysis of the Bosavi and East Strickland languages

Nick Evans, Eri Kashima and Mark Ellison
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Grammaticalisation in a multilingual matrix: the decopulative prominence marker in Nen and Nmbo

Emily Gasser
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore PA, USA
Creating language support materials in the undergraduate classroom

Volker Gast
Universität Jena, Jena, Germany
Associated motion in Sibidiri Idi (Pahoturi River family, Southern PNG)

David Gil
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany
do' and 'give': Macrofunctionality in the Cenderawasih Bay area

Russell Gray
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany
Can ecological models predict the diversity and distribution of languages?

Tina Gregor
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
The Yelmek-Maklew family  A picture of (un)expected diversity

Carlos Gussenhoven
Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Ambonese Malay is toneless and stressless

Nikolaus Himmelmann
Universität Koln, Cologne, Germany
Wooi prosody: Some observations

Darja Hoenigman
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
The significance of parallelism in Kaunjambi, an Awiakay all-night song/dance cycle from the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea

Gary Holton, A.L. Blake, and Michael Thomas
University of Hawai'I at Manoa, Honolulu HI, USA
Abui ethnobotany: A preliminary report

Kavon Hooshiar
University of Hawai'I at Manoa, Honolulu HI, USA
An initial look at Manirem, also known as Betaf (bfe) and Vitou (vto)

May Huvi
Devare Adventist High School, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
La and e: what are their roles in the Maututu dialect of the Nakanai language?

June Jacob* and Charles E. Grimes°
*Artha Wacana Christian University, Kupang, Indonesia, °SIL, Kupang, Indonesia
Aspect and directionality in Kupang Malay serial verb constructions

Eri Kashima
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
The sociolinguistics of word initial /h/ lenition in Namboland, Papua New Guinea

Marian Klamer
Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
The grammaticalization of verbs in Timor, Alor and Pantar

Angela Kluge
SIL, Germany
Why do you clap so sparsely?  Single handclaps in Papuan Malay

Frantiek Kratochvil*, Benidiktus Delpada*, Olga Zamaraeva° and Emily M. Bender°
*Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, °University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA
Abui Verbal Classes  Comparison of clustering approaches

Frantiek Kratochvil* and Marian Klamer°
*Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, °Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
From words to history in Alor Pantar

La Hisa, Agus Mahuze and I Wayan Arka
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
The ethnobotanical-linguistic documentation of Sago: a preliminary report from Merauke

Izak Morin
La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Language ideological brokers: Raising the value of Papuan Malay

Magdalena Ngongo
Artha Wacana Christian University, Kupang, Indonesia
Systemic functional linguistic analysis of modality and adjunct in proposing a girl using Waijewa language

Don Niles
Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies, Boroko, Papua New Guinea
Incomprehensibility in traditional song texts in the New Guinea area: Towards understanding nonsense

Bruno Olsson* and Timothy Usher°
*Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, °Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe NM, USA
On the history of Marind verb stems

Bill Palmer
University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
A typological overview of Dèm, an isolate of the West Papuan highlands

Dalan M. Peranginangin
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
The structures of two nominal possessive constructions in Pagu

Sonja Riesberg
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia / Universität Koln, Cologne, Germany
Object marking in Yali

Alan Rumsey
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Children's language learning, multilingualism and school language policy in a PNG Highlands community

George Saad
Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
Coming of age: diagnosing contact-induced change in Abui-Malay bilinguals

Yusuf Sawaki
Universitas Papua, Manokwari, Indonesia
Inclusory pronominals and agreement marking in Wooi

Yusuf Sawaki, Sara Karubaba and Jeanette Lekeneny
Universitas Papua, Manokwari, Indonesia
The patient/object argument in passive constructions in Papuan Malay: its structural, semantic and pragmatic properties

René van den Berg
Summer Institute of Linguistics, Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea
Same, identical, or equal? Idematives in languages of New Guinea

Eline Visser
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
First findings on Kalamang: The case of lost grammatical markers

Glenn Windschuttel
University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Object prefixing verbal subclass as a diagnostic of TNG affiliation

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