UMR 8135 CNRS - INaLCO

Tatiana NIKITINA

Directrice de recherche au CNRS. Habilitée à diriger des recherches.
Laboratoire LLACAN (Langage, Langues et Cultures d'Afrique), UMR 8135.

 Site web : https://sites.google.com/view/tavnik/home


Cursus universitaire

Situation professionnelle

Thèmes de recherche

Prix et distinctions

Responsabilités administratives et scientifiques

Publications

Cursus Universitaire

  • Juin 2002: Licence («B.A.») en Etudes orientales et africaines à l’université d’Etat de Saint-Pétersbourg; spécialisation: Langues et cultures d’Afrique de l’Ouest (haoussa).
  • Septembre 2008: Thèse de Doctorat («Ph.D.») en linguistique, Université de Stanford, sous la direction de Joan Bresnan: The mixing of syntactic properties and language change
  • Décembre 2019 : Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Université de Paris: Syntactic Curiosities: Challenges to derivational treatments and constraint-based solutions

Situation professionnelle

  • 2008-2009: Post-doctorante à l’Université de Stanford
  • 2009-2011: Post-doctorante au laboratoire d’excellence «TOPOI» à Berlin
  • 2011-2012: Chercheuse à l’Université d’Oslo; projet: Pragmatic Resources in Old Indo-European Languages
  • Recrutée au CNRS comme Chargée de Recherche 1ère classe en janvier 2013 au sein de l’UMR 8135 (LLACAN)

Thèmes de recherche

  • Référence en discours; deixis; systèmes pronominaux; systèmes logophoriques
  • Syntaxe comparative des langues mandé
  • Stratégies narratives, genres du discours
  • Sémantique lexicale; typologie lexicale
  • Expression du temps et de l’espace

Prix et distinctions

  • Médaille de bronze du CNRS - 2017

Responsabilités administratives et scientifiques

  • depuis 2019 Membre du Conseil Scientifique de l’Institut des sciences humaines et sociales (CNRS)
  • depuis 2019 Member of Editorial Board, Transactions of the Philological Society
  • depuis 2018 Review Editor, Linguistic Typology
  • depuis 2017 Member of Editorial Committee, Faits de Langues

Publications

Thèse

  • Nikitina, Tatiana. The mixing of syntactic properties and language change. Thèse de doctorat. Stanford University :
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Articles de revues

  • Nikitina, T. 2020. Logophoricity and shifts of perspective: New facts and a new account. Functions of Language 27(1): 78-99.
  • Nikitina, T. & A. Vydrina. 2020. Reported speech in Kakabe: Loose syntax with flexible indexicality. Folia Linguistica 54(1): 133-166.
  • Nikitina, T. 2020. Missionary descriptions of Mande languages: verbal morphology in two 19th century grammars. Faits de Langues 50(2): 13-29.
  • Nikitina, T. 2019. Verb phrase external arguments in Mande: New evidence for obligatory extraposition. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 37(2): 693-734.
  • Nikitina, T. 2019. Diminutives derived from terms for children: Comparative evidence from Southeastern Mande. Linguistics 57(1): 1-28.
  • Spronck, S. & T. Nikitina. 2019. Reported speech forms a dedicated syntactic domain: Typological arguments and observations. Target article in Linguistic Typology 23(1): 119-159.
  • Maslov, B. & T. Nikitina. 2019. Rhyme in European verse: A case for quantitative Historical Poetics. Comparative Literature 71(2): 194-212.
  • Nikitina, T. 2018. Frames of reference in discourse: Spatial descriptions in Bashkir (Turkic). Cognitive Linguistics 29(3): 495-544.
  • Nikitina, T. 2018. When linguists and speakers do not agree: The endangered grammar of verbal art in West Africa. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 28(2): 197-220.
  • Haug, D. T. T. & T. Nikitina. 2016. Sharing features in agreement. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 34(3): 865-910.
  • Nikitina, T. & D. T. T. Haug. 2016. Syntactic nominalization in Latin: A case of non-canonical subject agreement. Transactions of the Philological Society 114(1): 25-50.
  • Nikitina, T. & B. Maslov. 2015. Verse structure and literary tradition: The interaction between rhyme and stress in the Onegin stanza. Style 49(4): 439-469.
  • Nikitina, T. & B. Maslov. 2013. Redefining constructio praegnans: On the variation between allative and locative expressions in Ancient Greek. Journal of Greek Linguistics 13: 105-142.
  • Nikitina, T. 2012. Logophoric discourse and first person reporting in Wan (West Africa). Anthropological Linguistics 54(3): 280-301.
  • Nikitina, T. 2013. Personal deixis and reported discourse: Towards a typology of person alignment. Linguistic Typology 16(2): 233-64.
  • Nikitina, T. 2012a. Clause-internal correlatives in Southeastern Mande: A case for the propagation of typological rara. Lingua 122: 319-34.
  • Nikitina, T. 2012b. Russian verboids: A case study in expressive vocabulary. Linguistics 50(2): 165-89.
  • Nikitina, T. 2011. Categorial reanalysis and the origin of the S-O-V-X word order in Mande. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 32(2): 251-73.
  • Nikitina, T. 2009a. The syntax of PPs in Wan, an “SOVX” language. Studies in Language 33(4): 907-30.
  • Nikitina, T. 2009b. Subcategorization pattern and lexical meaning of motion verbs: A study of the Source/Goal ambiguity. Linguistics 47(5): 1113-41.
  • Nikitina, T. 2009c. The function and form of action nominalization in Wan. Mandenkan 45: 17-28.
  • Clark, E. V. & T. Nikitina. 2009. One vs. more than one: Antecedents to plurality in early language acquisition. Linguistics 47(1): 103-39.
  • Nikitina, T. 2008. Two classes of locative terms and linguistic frames of reference in Wan. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 29(1): 29-47.

Ouvrages

  • Luraghi, Silvia, Tatiana Nikitina & Chiara Zanchi (eds.), 2017. Space in Diachrony. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Chapitres dans des ouvrages

  • Nikitina, T. 2018. Focus marking and differential argument marking: The emergence of bidirectional case marking in Wan. Evangelia Adamou, Katharina Haude & Martine Vanhove (eds.) Information Structure in Lesser-Described Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 195-216.
  • Nikitina, T. 2017. Ablative and allative marking of static locations: A historical perspective. Silvia Luraghi, Tatiana Nikitina & Chiara Zanchi (eds.) Space in Diachrony. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 67-94.
  • Nikitina, T. & M. Spano. 2014. ‘Behind’ and ‘in front’ in Ancient Greek: A case study in orientation asymmetry. Silvia Kutscher & Daniel A. Werning (eds.) On Ancient Grammars of Space. Linguistic research on the expression of spatial relations and motion in Ancient languages. Berlin: De Gruyter, 67-82.
  • Nikitina, T. 2013. Lexical splits in the encoding of motion events from Archaic to Classical Greek. Juliana Goschler & Anatol Stefanowitsch (eds.) Variation and Change in the Encoding of Motion Events. John Benjamins, 185-201.
  • Nikitina, T. 2011. On lexical and syntactic licensing of category mixing. Andreas Nolda & Oliver Teuber (eds.) Syntax and Morphology Multi-Dimensional. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 217-38.
  • Nikitina, T. 2010. Variation in the encoding of endpoints of motion in Russian. Renee Perelmutter & Viktoria Driagina-Hasko (eds.) New Approaches to Slavic Verbs of Motion. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 267-90.
  • Bresnan, J. & T. Nikitina. 2009. The gradience of the dative alternation. Linda Uyechi & Lian Hee Wee (eds.) Reality Exploration and Discovery: Pattern Interaction in Language and Life. Stanford: CSLI Publications, 161-84.
  • Nikitina, T. 2009a. Taksis v iazyke wan. V.S. Khrakovsky (ed.) Tipologiia taksisnykh konstruktsii. Saint-Pétersbourg, 731-49.
  • Nikitina, T. 2009b. Taksis v iazyke hausa. V.S. Khrakovsky (ed.) Tipologiia taksisnykh konstruktsii [Typology of relative tense constructions]. Saint-Pétersbourg, 567-98.
  • Nikitina, T. 2008a. Pragmatic factors and variation in the expression of spatial goals: The case of into vs. in. Anna Asbury, Jakub Dotlačil, Berit Gehrke & Rick Nouwen (eds.) Syntax and Semantics of Spatial P. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 175-95.
  • Bresnan, J., A. Cueni, T. Nikitina, and R. H. Baayen. 2007. Predicting the dative alternation. Gerlof Bouma, Irene Krämer & Joost Zwarts (eds.) Cognitive Foundations of Interpretation. Amsterdam: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 69-94.

Articles dans des actes de colloque

  • Haug, D. & T. Nikitina. 2012. The many cases of non-finite subjects: The challenge of “dominant” participles. Miriam Butt & Tracy Holloway King (eds.) Proceedings of the LFG12 Conference. Stanford: CSLI Publications, 292-311.
  • Nikitina, T. 2011. The many ways to find the “right” and the “left”: On dynamic projection models in the encoding of spatial relations. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 338-354.
  • Nikitina, T. 2010. Logophoricity and number in Wan (Southeastern Mande). Konstantin Pozdniakov, Valentin Vydrin & Alexander Zheltov (eds.) Personal Pronouns in Niger-Congo Languages. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Press, 106-113.
  • Maslov, B. & T. Nikitina. 2009a. De constructione Graeca quae ‘praegnans’ appellatur. Indoevropejskoe jazykoznanie i klassicheskaja filologija 13: 421-24.
  • Nikitina, T. 2009b. Displaced arguments: S-O-V-X word order in Mande. Peter K. Austin, Oliver Bond, Monik Charette, David Nathan & Peter Sells (eds.) Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation & Linguistic Theory 2, London: SOAS, 233-39.
  • Nikitina, T. 2008. Dopolnenija isxodnogo i konechnogo punktov dvizhenija: K tipologii “rasscheplennykh” sistem kodirovanija. N.N. Kazansky (ed.) Acta Linguistica Petropolitana: Transactions of the Institute for Linguistic Studies, Vol. 4(2). Saint-Pétersbourg: Nestor-Istoriia, 130-34.
  • Nikitina, T. 2007a. Embedded clauses with nominal internal structure in Wan (Mande): Mixed syntax without class-changing morphology. N.N. Kazansky (ed.) Acta Linguistica Petropolitana: Transactions of the Institute for Linguistic Studies, Vol. 3(3). Saint-Pétersburg: Nestor-Istoriia, 270-94.
  • Nikitina, T. 2007b. Time reference of aspectual forms in Wan (Southeastern Mande). Doris L. Payne & Jaime Peña (eds.) Selected Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, 125-33. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Zaenen, A., J. Carletta, G. Garretson, J. Bresnan, A. Koontz-Garboden, T. Nikitina, C. O'Connor & T. Wasow. 2004. Animacy encoding in English: why and how. D. Byron & B. Webber (eds.) Proceedings of the 2004 ACL Workshop on Discourse Annotation, Barcelona, July 2004, 118-25.
  • Carletta, J., S. Dingare, M. Nissim & T. Nikitina. 2004. Using the NITE XML toolkit on the Switchboard corpus to study syntactic choice: a case study. Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC2004), Lisbon, Portugal, 2004.

Comptes-rendus d’ouvrages

  • Nikitina, T. 2012. Compte-rendu de: Denis Creissels, “Le malinké de Kita”.Mandenkan 48: 123-27.
  • Nikitina, T. 2007. Compte-rendu de: Andrej L. Malchukov, “Nominalization / Verbalization: Constraining a typology of transcategorial operations”. Linguistic Typology 11(3): 605-14.