Dernière mise à jour : 20/07/2016

Rebecca GROLLEMUND

  • Assistant Professor

 +44 118 378 7535

 grollemundr@missouri.edu

www.rebeccagrollemund.com

  • Equipes :
  • Histoire et Ecologie du LANgage et des LANgues
  • Langues En Danger, Terrain, Documentation, Revitalisation
  • Contribution de la Linguistique à l'Histoire de l'Afrique Sub-Saharienne




 PRÉSENTATION

  • 2016-présent: Chercheur - Maître de conférences à l'Université du Missouri-Columbia, MO (Etats-Unis).
  • 2012-2016: Postdoctorat à l'Université de Reading (UK), au sein de l'équipe Evolutionary Biology Group, dirigée par Mark Pagel (Mother Tongue Starting Grant 268744, the European Research Council).

 FORMATION ET PARCOURS PROFESSIONNEL

  • 2012 : Doctorat en Sciences du Langage, Université Lumière Lyon 2. Titre : "Nouvelles approches en classification : Application aux langues bantu du Nord-Ouest", sous la direction de Jean-Marie Hombert. Soutenue le 17/09/2012, Mention Très honorable avec félicitations du jury à l’unanimité.
  • 2006 : Master Recherche Sciences du Langage, Université Lumière Lyon 2. Titre : "Les Okande du Gabon, locuteurs d'une langue en danger (langue bantu du groupe B30) - Langue et culture", sous la direction de Lolke van der Veen. Mention Très Bien.

 THÈMES DE RECHERCHE

  • Phonétique et Phonologie
  • Linguistique historique
  • Langues africaines: Niger-Congo (Bantu)
  • Phylogénétique

 ACTIVITÉS SCIENTIFIQUES

  • Création de 52 cartes ethnolinguistiques pour les 52 ethnies du Gabon, sous la direction de J.M Hombert
  • Webmaster (avec Hadrien Gelas et Jean-Marie Hombert) du site CLHASS (Contribution de la Linguistique à l'Histoire de l'Afrique Sub-Saharienne): http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/clhass/
  • Travail sur les langues des Grassfields (données de Jean-Marie Hombert et Larry Hyman), sous la direction de Jean-Marie Hombert
  • Création (septembre 2009) d’une base de données sur les plantes du Gabon (basée sur le livre de A. Raponda-Walker « Les plantes utiles du Gabon »), sous la direction de Jean-Marie Hombert.
  • Découpage de données sonores pour les projets CLHASS (Contribution de la Linguistique à l'Histoire de l'Afrique Sub-Saharienne) et ALGAB (Atlas Linguistique du GABon)

 TERRAIN

  • Juin-Août 2008 : Séjour de trois mois au Gabon, collecte de données sur l'apindji (langues bantu, B30)
  • Juillet-Août 2007 : Séjour de deux mois au Gabon, collecte de données sur l'apindji et le galwa (langues bantu, B30 & B10)
  • Juillet-Août 2006 : Séjour de deux mois au Gabon, collecte de données sur le simba et l'apindji (langues bantu, B30)
  • Juillet-Août 2005 : Séjour d'un mois au Gabon, collecte de données sur l'okande (langue bantu, B30)

 PARTICIPATION À PROJETS

 ENSEIGNEMENTS

  • 2008-2009 : Professeur de Lettres au secondaire (enseignement privé sous contrat)
  • 2006-2007 : TD de "Linguistique française 2". Sciences du Langage, 1ère année de Licence, Université Lumière Lyon 2.
  • 2006-2007 : TD de "Linguistique française 1". Sciences du Langage, 1ère année de Licence, Université Lumière Lyon 2.

 AUTRES ACTIVITÉS INTERNATIONALES

  • Co-organisation du workshop "Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives" avec Annemarie Verkerk (University of Reading) et Simon Branford (University of Reading). Le workshop s'est tenu en Pologne 2014 durant le 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea "(SLE)". "Pour en savoir plus"
  • Co-organisation du workshop "New interdisciplinary perspectives on Bantu expansion" avec Jean- Marie Hombert (CNRS, Lyon), au sein de la conférence Bantu 5 (5th International Conference on Bantu Languages), Paris, June 12-15, 2013

 PRINCIPALES PUBLICATIONS ET CONFÉRENCES

  • Thèses et mémoires
    • Grollemund, R., 2012, "Nouvelles approches en classification : Application aux langues bantu du Nord-Ouest", Thèse, Sciences du Langage, Université Lumière Lyon 2, 550 p.

    • Grollemund, R., 2006, "Les Okande du Gabon, locuteurs d'une langue en danger (langue bantu du groupe B 30). Langue et culture", Mémoire de Master 2, Sciences du Langage, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, 249 p.

    • Grollemund, R., 2005, "Esquisse de description de l'okande - Langue bantu du groupe B 30", Mémoire de Master 1, Sciences du Langage, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, 49 p.

  • Chapitres dans les ouvrages
    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Hombert, J.M. & Watters, J., to appear, "Towards a new phylogenetic classification of Bantoid languages", in Towards Proto-Niger-Congo: Comparison and Reconstruction, Watters, J. (ed), Language Science Press

    • Philippson, G. & Grollemund, R., forth., "Methods of Bantu historical language classification", in The Bantu Languages, Second Edition, Van de Velde, M. (ed), London-New-York, Routledge Press

    • Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.M., 2012, "Use of Plant Names for the Classification of the Bantu Languages of Gabon", in Selected Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Connell, B. & Rolle, N. (eds), Somerville, MA, Cascadilla Proceedings Project, pp. 150-163

    • Hombert, J.M. & Grollemund, R., (to appear), "Phylogenetic Classification of Grassfields Languages", in Revealing structure: Finding patterns in grammars and using grammatical patterns to elucidate language. A Festschrift to honor Larry M. Hyman, Buckley, G., Crane, T. & Good, J. (eds), Stanford, California, CSLI Publications

  • Articles de revues
    • Patin, E., Lopez, M., Grollemund, R., Verdu, P., Harmant, C., Quach, H., Laval, G., Perry, G., Barreiro, L., Froment, A., Heyer, E., Massougbodji, A., Fortes-Lima, C., Migot-Nabias, F., Bellis, G., Dugoujon, J.M., Pereira, J., Fernandes, V., Pereira, L., Van der Veen, L., Mouguiama-Daouda, P., Bustamante, C., Hombert, J.M. & Quintana-Murci, L., 2017, "Dispersals and genetic adaptation of Bantu-speaking populations in Africa and North America ", Science, 356:6337, pp. 543-546

    • Patin, E., Lopez, M., Grollemund, R., Verdu, P., Harmant, C., Quach, H., Laval, G., Perry, G., Barreiro, L., Froment, A., Heyer, E., Massougbodji, A., Fortes-Lima, C., Migot-Nabias, F., Bellis, G., Dugoujon, J.M., Pereira, J., Fernandes, V., Pereira, L., Van der Veen, L., Mouguiama-Daouda, P., Bustamante, C., Hombert, J.M. & Quintana-Murci, L., 2017, "Dispersals and genetic adaptation of Bantu-speaking populations in Africa and North America", Science, 356:5 May 2017, pp. 543–546

    • Patin, E., Lopez, M., Grollemund, R., Verdu, P., Harmant, C., Quach, H., Laval, G., Perry, G., Barriero, L., Froment, A., Heyer, E., Massougbodji, A., Fortes-Lima, C., Migot-Nabias, F., Bellis, G., Dugoujon, J.M., Pereira, J., Fernandes, V., Pereira, L., Van der Veen, L., Mouguiama-Daouda, P., Bustamante, C., Hombert, J.M. & Quintana-Murci, L., 2017, "Dispersals and genetic adaptation of Bantu-speaking populations in Africa and North America", Science, 356, pp. 543-546

    • Bostoen, K., Clist, B., Doumenge, C., Grollemund, R., Hombert, J.M., Koni Muluwa, J. & Maley, J., 2015, "Middle to Late Holocene Palaeoclimatic Change and the Early Bantu Expansion in the Rain Forests of West Central-Africa", Current Anthropology, 56:3, pp. 354-384

    • de Schryver, G.M., Grollemund, R., Branford, S. & Bostoen, K., 2015, "Introducing a state-of-the-art phylogenetic classification of the Kikongo language cluster", Africana Linguistica, 21, pp. 87-162

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Bostoen, K., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2015, "Bantu expansion shows that habitat alters the route and pace of human dispersals", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 112:43, pp. 13296-13301

    • Bostoen, K., Grollemund, R. & Muluwa, J., 2013, "Climate-induced vegetation dynamics and the Bantu Expansion: Evidence from Bantu names for pioneer trees (Elaeis guineensis, Canarium schweinfurthii, and Musanga cecropioides)", C.R. Geoscience, 345:7-8, pp. 336-349

  • Séminaires invités
    • Grollemund, R., 2015, "Bantu expansion: genetic classification and emergence of agriculture", Biological Anthropology Seminar Talk, University College London (UCL), London, United Kigndom, 17th March 2015

    • Grollemund, R., 2015, "A phylogenetic classification of Bantu languages and its implications for ancient migration", Cambridge Classics Research Seminar, Cambridge, 11th March 2015

    • Grollemund, R., 2015, "TBA", SOAS Departmental Seminars, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), London, postponed

    • Grollemund, R., 2015, "Bantu population dispersal throughout Africa shows preference for routes following familiar habitats", Séminaire du Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage, Lyon, 12th June 2015

    • Grollemund, R., 2015, "Linguistic and archaeological evidence shows that the Bantu expansion followed savannah corridors", McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 16th November 2015

    • Grollemund, R., 2015, "Automated reconstruction of Proto-Bantu using a statistical model of phoneme evolution", University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 2nd of December 2015

    • Grollemund, R., 2015, "Bantu population dispersal shows preference for routes following familiar habitats", University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1st of December 2015

    • Grollemund, R., 2014, "Classification of Bantu languages: History and method", Structure of Bantu Languages, SOAS, London, United Kingdom, March 6, 2014

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2014, "Bayesian phylogenetic approaches applied to Bantoid and Bantu languages", Langues et Histoire, Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage, Lyon, France, June 17, 2014

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2013, "Evolution and spread of Bantu languages", Ecology & Evolution Seminar, Reading, 4th June 2013

    • Grollemund, R., 2010, "Essai de classification des langues bantu du Gabon : lexique de base vs. lexique spécialisé", Séminaire Dynamique du Langage, Lyon, 30 avril 2010

  • Communications
    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Bostoen, K., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2015, "Bantu population dispersal throughout Africa shows preference for routes following the savannah", World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 8), Kyoto, Japan, 21-24 August 2015

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Field, S., Hombert, J.M. & Pagel, M., 2015, "Towards a new phylogeny of Niger-Congo languages", World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 8), Kyoto, Japan, 21-24 August 2015

    • Verkerk, A. & Grollemund, R., 2015, "Diachronic change in Niger-Congo noun class systems", World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 8), Kyoto, Japan, 21-24 August 2015

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Bostoen, K., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2015, "Combining linguistic,geographical, palaeontological and simulated data to track the historical migration of the Bantu language speakers", Workshop Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics, Leiden, 26-30 November 2015

    • Branford, S., Grollemund, R., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2015, "Detecting concerted evolution in sequence data: an application to the linguistic phenomenon of regular sound change", Workshop Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics, Leiden, 26-30 November 2015

    • De Schryver, G.M., Grollemund, R., Branford, S. & Bostoen, K., 2015, "Bantu Diachronic Phylogenetics A case study for the Kikongo Language Cluster", Workshop Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics, Leiden, 26-30 November 2015

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S. & Pagel, M., 2014, "Bantu expansion follows the Savannah Corridor through the Equatorial rainforest", Time and Space in Linguistics: Interdisciplinary Computational Approaches & Cross-Creole Comparisons (TASIL), Aarhus, Denmark, January 15-16, 2014

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A., Venditti, C. & Pagel, M., 2014, "The Bantu Expansion: new routes, dates and evidence for punctuational change", SLE 2014 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, workshop "Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives", Poznan, Poland, 11-14 September 2014

    • de Schryver, G.M., Branford, S., Grollemund, R. & Bostoen, K., 2014, "Establishing the rate of language change in the Lower Congo Region: a phylogenetic approach to the diachronic Kikongo corpus", SLE 2014 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, workshop "Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives", Poznan, Poland, 11-14 September 2014

    • Verkerk, A., Branford, S. & Grollemund, R., 2014, "Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives", 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, workshop "Language diversity and history: new interdisciplinary perspectives", Poznan, Poland, 11-14 September 2014

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2013, "New Bayesian Bantu phylogeny - Evolution and spread of Bantu languages", 5th International Conference on Bantu Languages (Bantu 5), Paris, June 12-15, 2013

    • Wichmann, S. & Grollemund, R., 2013, "Tracking the Bantu language migrations in time and space", 5th International Conference on Bantu Languages (Bantu 5), Paris, June 12-15, 2013

    • Bostoen, K., Clist, B., Doumenge, C., Hombert, J.M., Grollemund, R., Koni Muluwa, J. & Maley, J., 2013, "Impact of Late Holocene palaeoclimatic changes on the Bantu expansion: A multidisciplinary view", 5th International Conference on Bantu Languages (Bantu 5), Paris, June 12-15, 2013

    • de Schryver, G.M., Grollemund, R., De Kind, J., Branford, S. & Bostoen, K., 2013, "Language Dynamics in the Lower Congo Region of Central-Africa: A Phylogenetic Approach", The 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 21), University of Oslo, Norway, 5-9 August 2013

    • Grollemund, R., Branford, S., Meade, A. & Pagel, M., 2013, "New Bantu language tree derived from statistical model of phoneme evolution", The 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 21), University of Oslo, Norway, 5-9 August 2013

    • de Schryver, G.M., Grollemund, R. & Bostoen, K., 2013, "A Diachronic Phylogenetic Approach to the Internal Classification of the Kikongo Group", The 43th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL 43), Leiden University, 26-28 August 2013

    • Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.M., 2012, "Linguistic Classification and population movements in the North Western part of the Equatorial forest", Colloque ‘The impact of a major environmental crisis on species, populations and communities: the fragmentation of African forests at the end of the Holocene’, Académie des Sciences, Paris, 1-2 mars 2012

    • Bostoen, K., Clist, B.O., Grollemund, R. & Maley, J., 2012, "Impact of late holocene palaeoclimatic changes on the Bantu expansion", 7th International Workshop for African Archaeobotany, Vienna, Austria, 2-5 July 2012

    • Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.M., 2012, "Sorting out the position of Bantu languages in Bantoid", World Congress of African Linguistics 7 (Wocal 7), Buea, Cameroun, 20-24 août 2012

    • Hombert, J.M. & Grollemund, R., 2012, "Development of Bantu specialized lexicon", World Congress of African Linguistics 7 (Wocal 7) , Buea, Cameroun, 20-24 août 2012

    • Hombert, J.M., Grollemund, R. & Franc, A., 2012, "Proto-Bantu: Before and After", Proto-Niger-Congo: Comparison and Reconstruction, International Congress, Paris, 18-21 September 2012

    • Mouguiama-Daouda, P., Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.M., 2011, "Denomination and reconstruction of mammals in Bantu languages", Bantu 4, Berlin, 7-9 April, 2011

    • Hombert, J.M. & Grollemund, R., 2011, "A phylogenetic classification of Grassfields and closely related Bantu languages", Bantu 4, Berlin, 7-9 April, 2011

    • Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.M., 2011, "Phylogenetic Classification of North Western Bantu Languages", Bantu 4, Berlin, 7-9 April, 2011

    • Grollemund, R., 2011, "Phylogenetic classification of North Western Bantu languages", ICHLXX (20th International Conference on Historical Linguistics), Osaka, Japan, July 25-30, 2011

    • Hombert, J.M., Grollemund, R. & Philippson, G., 2011, "Linguistic implications of contacts between (agriculturalists) Bantu and Hunter-gatherers", Workshop Methodology in Linguistic Prehistory, Berlin, 15-16 octobre 2011

    • Hombert, J.M. & Grollemund, R., 2011, "Internal and External Classifications of Momo (Grassfields) languages", 41th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, CALL41, Leiden, Pays-Bas, 29-31 août 2011

    • Hombert, J.M., Grollemund, R. & Philippson, G., 2010, "Slow rate of lexical replacement and deeper genetic relationships", Workshop: Genealogical classification of African languages beyond Greenberg, Berlin, 21-22 février 2010

    • Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.M., 2010, "Use of Plant Names for the Classification of the Bantu Languages of Gabon", 41th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 41), Toronto, 6-8 mai 2010

    • Grollemund, R. & Hombert, J.M., 2010, "Language Classification and Specialized Lexicons: A Case Study in North-West Bantu", 40th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, CALL 40, Leiden, August 23-25, 2010

    • Grollemund, R., 2009, "Le système verbal en apindji (B30)", 3rd International Conference On Bantu Languages (BANTU 3), Musée Royal de l’Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique, 24-28 mars 2009

    • Grollemund, R., 2009, "The verbal system in Gepinzi (B30)", World Congress of African Linguistics 6 (WOCAL 6), Cologne, 17-21 août 2009

    • Grollemund, R., 2009, "Gepinzi, a complex verbal system (B30)", 39th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL 39), Leiden, Pays-Bas, 24-26 August 2009