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CEUS Colloquium Anne Tamm “Negation in Uralic Languages”

On March 23rd, 2015, Dr. Anne Tamm, a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University and Associate Professor at Hungary Károli Gáspár University  gave a presentation as a part of the Spring 2015 CEUS Colloquium talks. Her talk was entitled “Negation in Uralic Languages,” and focused on the extensive forms of negation that are a part of various Uralic languages. Of the seventeen languages that Dr. Tamm used as the basis of her research, the majority are endangered. The Uralic languages discussed feature a variety of unique features, such as negative auxiliary verbs, negative indefinites, and emphatic negation.