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Dr Eleanor Ridge MA, BA

Lecturer

School of Humanities Media and Creative Comm

Professional

Qualifications

  • Master of Studies - University of Oxford (2013)
  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Oxford (2010)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Language documentation and description

Languages of Vanuatu and the Pacific

Language variation

Corpus linguistics

Syntax and morphology

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics (200401): Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics) (200405): Language in Time and Space (incl. Historical Linguistics, Dialectology) (200406): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Lexicography (200407): Linguistic Structures (incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) (200408): Linguistics (200400): Linguistics not elsewhere classified (200499)

Research Outputs

Journal

Ridge, E. (2018). Language contexts: Vatlongos, Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). Language Documentation and Description. 15, 87-122 Retrieved from http://www.elpublishing.org/publications
[Journal article]Authored by: Ridge, E.

Thesis

Ridge, E. (2019). Variation in Vatlongos Verbal Morphosyntax: speaker communities in Southeast Ambrym and Mele Maat. (Doctoral Thesis, SOAS University of London)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2013). Cutting and breaking events in Abma: a language of Central Pentecost Island, Vanuatu. (Master's Thesis, Oxford University)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Ridge, E.

Conference

Ridge, E. (2019). Effects of semantic role on constituent order: the negative clitic and object noun phrase in Vatlongos (Vanuatu, Oceanic). Poster session presented at the meeting of Lexical Functional Grammar 2019. Australian National University
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E., & Franjieh, M. (2019, October). Stakeholder attitudes to vernacular literacy implementation in Ambrym, Vanuatu. Presented at Conference on Oceanic Languages. University of New Caledonia, Noumea.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2019, October). Serial verb constructions in Vatlongos: form, function and sociolinguistic distribution. Presented at Conference on Oceanic Languages. University of New Caledonia, Noumea.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2019, November). Say what you want: the lexical meaning, distribution and functional extensions of hit verbs in Vatlongos (Southeast Ambrym, Vanuatu). Presented at New Zealand Linguistics Society. University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, July). Introduction to FLEx. Presented at Vanuatu Languages Conference. University of the South Pacific, Port Vila.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, July). Creating a dictionary app from FLEx data. Presented at Vanuatu Languages Conference. University of the South Pacific, Port Vila.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, July). Language in changing in town but also on the island: Vatlongos in Mele Maat and Ambrym (public talk in Bislama). Presented at Vanuatu Languages Conference. Vanuatu Cultural Centre.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, May). Distribution of adverbs in the Vatlongos clause: semantic and syntactic implications. Presented at Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics. University of Surrey.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, June). Morphosyntactic and functional asymmetries in Vatlongos demonstratives. Presented at Discourse Functions of Demonstratives workshop. University of Oslo.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, July). Developments in verb-initial consonant mutation in Vatlongos (Southeast Ambrym). Presented at Vanuatu Languages Conference. University of the South Pacific, Port Vila.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, September). Repetition of verbs and their objects as a constituency test in Vatlongos (Vanuatu). Presented at Syntax of the World's Languages 8. INALCO, Paris.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, September). The development of auxiliary verb constructions in Vatlongos (Southeast Ambrym, Vanuatu). Presented at Linguistics Association of Great Britain annual meeting. University of Sheffield.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E.One strategy, many functions: non-contiguous serial verb constructions in Vatlongos (Southeast Ambrym). . SOAS, University of London
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2017, June). Negation in Vatlongos (Southeast Ambrym), Vanuatu. Presented at Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics 9. INALCO, Paris.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2017, July). Three Vatlongos speaker communities: language repertoires, domains and attitudes. Presented at Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Postgraduate Workshop. University of Cambridge.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2017, July). Use of loan verbs in Vatlongos (Southeast Ambrym), Vanuatu. Presented at Seventh Cambridge Conference on Language Endangerment. University of Cambridge.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2017, December). Grammatical and phonological words in the Vanuatu verb complex. Presented at What is a Word? Workshop. University of Zurich.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E.Serial verb constructions and negative morphemes in Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). . SOAS, University of London
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2016, June). Auxiliary verbs in Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). Presented at Linguistics Research Student Conference @ SOAS. SOAS, University of London.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2016, June). Quantitative analysis of loan verb usage in Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu) using FLEx and R. Presented at Third Linguistics Research Student Conference @ SOAS: Workshop on Methodology, Method and Data Collection in Language Documentation and Description. SOAS, University of London.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2016, November). Phonotactically conditioned optional allomorphy in Southeast Ambrym subject-index prefixes. Presented at New Fields for Morphology. University of Melbourne.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2016, December). Three strategies for adding directional information to verbs in Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). Presented at Australian Linguistics Society annual conference. Monash University, Melbourne.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2014). Using picture stimuli to target grammatical meanings and create subtitled videos in Sylheti. Poster session presented at the meeting of Workshop on Collaboration for Language Preservation and Revitalisation in Asia. Mahidol University
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2014). Using video stimuli to investigate event distinctions in Abma, Vanuatu. Poster session presented at the meeting of Workshop on Collaboration for Language Preservation and Revitalisation in Asia. Mahidol University
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2014, May). Long live the dictionary: Serial verb constructions in Parker's Southeast Ambrym Dictionary. Presented at First Linguistics Research Student Conference @ SOAS. SOAS, University of London.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E.Towards an LFG analysis of nuclear-layer serial verbs in Abma. . SOAS, University of London
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2013, May). Serial verb constructions in Abma: data from Cut and Break events. Presented at Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics 6. SOAS, University of London.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.

Other

Ridge, E. (2019, April). Variation in Vatlongos subject-indexing prefixes (invited talk). Presented at University of Surrey.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018). Language documentation training days. Presented at Lacito, CNRS, Paris.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, May). Language documentation training sessions. Presented at University of Malaya.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, June). SOAS FLEx Workshop. Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018). Vatlongos Pangloss deposit. Retreived from crdo.vjf.cnrs.fr:cocoon-ebce89ba-e5b4-49fa-90a5-612f7a6022ec
[Dataset]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2018, March). Serial verb constructions in Vatlongos: mismatches between formal and functional integration (invited talk). Presented at Lacito, CNRS, Paris.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2017, October). Tense, aspect or modality? TAM categories in Vatlongos. Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E., & Hemmings, C. (2016, April). Newsworthiness. Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2016, May). Verbal compounding in Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2015, May). Serial verb constructions in Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2015, November). Challenges for grammatical analysis of Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2015, November). TAM marking in Southeast Ambrym (Vanuatu). Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2014, March). Narratives in Abma and Bislama. Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2014, April). Serial verb constructions in Parker's (1970) Southeast Ambrym Dictionary. Presented at SOAS, University of London.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2013, February). Information Structure in Abma: Schneider (2010) Chapter 10. Presented at Oxford University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.
Ridge, E. (2013, May). Serial verbs in Abma: data from cut and break events. Presented at Oxford University.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ridge, E.

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