Michael Franjieh

Dr Michael Franjieh


Research Fellow
BA (Hons), MA, PhD (SOAS, University of London)

Academic and research departments

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Biography

Areas of specialism

Nominal Categorisation; Morphology; Grammaticalisation; Oceanic languages; Vanuatu languages

My qualifications

2013
PhD: Field Linguistics
SOAS, University of London
2008
MA: Language Documentation and Description
SOAS, University of London
2005
BA (Hons): German, Linguistics and Computer Science
Queen Mary University of London

Affiliations and memberships

Research

Research interests

My publications

Publications

François A, Franjieh M, Lacrampe S, Schnell S (2015). The exceptional linguistic density of Vanuatu. In A. François, S. Lacrampe, M. Franjieh, S. Schnell (eds), The Languagesof Vanuatu: Unity and Diversity. Studies in the Languages of Island Melanesia, 5. Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics. Pp. 1-21.
Franjieh, M (2015). The construct suffix in North Ambrym. In The Languages of Vanuatu: Unity and Diversity, ed. by A. François; S. Lacrampe, M. Franjieh, S. Schnell. Studies in the Languages of Island Melanesia, 5. Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics Open Access. Pp.91-116.
François A, Lacrampe S, Franjieh M, Schnell S (2015). The languages of Vanuatu: Unity and diversity. Studies in the Languages of Island Melanesia, 5. Canberra: Asia-Pacific Linguistics.
Franjieh, M (2016). Indirect possessive hosts in North Ambrym: Evidence for gender. Oceanic Linguistics 55:87-115.
Franjieh M, von Prince K (2011). Classifying nouns vs. classifying relations: a case study from Ambrym. In Austin, Peter K, Bond, Oliver, Nathan, David and Lutz Marten (eds.) Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation & Linguistic Theory 3. SOAS, University of London.
Franjieh, M (2019). The languages of northern Ambrym, Vanuatu: A guide to the deposited materials in ELAR. Language Documentation & Conservation 13: 83-111.
Franjieh, M (2018). North Ambrym possessive classifiers from the perspective of canonical gender. In S. Fedden, J. Audring and G. Corbett (eds.) Non-canonical gender systems. Oxford: OUP.
von Prince, K and Krajinović, A and Krifka, M and Guérin, V and Franjieh, M (2018). Mapping irreality: Storyboards for eliciting TAM contexts. In Proceedings of Linguistic Evidence.
Franjieh, M (2013). Possessive Classifiers in North Ambrym, A Language of Vanuatu: Explorations in Semantic Classification. PhD thesis, SOAS, University of London.
Franjieh, M. (2018). The languages of northern Ambrym, Vanuatu: an archive of linguistic and cultural material from the North Ambrym and Fanbyak languages. London: SOAS, Endangered Languages Archive.