SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Dr Aicha Belkadi

MA Linguistics SOAS (University of London); PhD in Linguistics SOAS (University of London)
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Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Senior Teaching Fellow

Multilingualism and Language Learning

Research Assistant

Name:
Dr Aicha Belkadi
Email address:
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
430
Academic Support Hours:
Tuesday 11-11.30, Friday 1-1.30, or by appointment
Website:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Aicha_Belkadi

Biography

Aicha Belkadi is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Linguistics in the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at SOAS, where she teaches syntax, semantics, morphology and sociolinguistics. Her main research is on descriptive and formal linguistics but she is  also interested in language and cognition, linguistic impairments, multilingualism, and language policy and attitudes. Since 2018 she is a research assistant on the OWRI funded project 'Multilingualism and Language Learning'.

Teaching

Research

Aicha's research expertise and main interests focus on descriptive and theoretical syntax (LFG, Minimalism, Construction Grammar, Functionalist syntax), lexical and cognitive semantics, syntax/semantics interface, linguistic typology, morphology, sociolinguistics, African linguistics, Berber languages esp. Taqbaylit (Afro-Asiatic), Australian languages, South American languages, motion and deixis, agreement, pronouns and clitics, lexical aspect and verbal semantics, TAM, information structure.

Publications

Gibson, Hannah & Aicha Belkadi (under revision) Towards an account of deictic particles in Rangi. Journal of African Linguistics

Belkadi, Aicha (expected publication in 2018) Aspect of the semantics of directionals in Berber and micro-variations.  In Dymitr Ibriszimow, Rainer Voßen and Harry Stroomer (Eds) Berber Studies. Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.

Belkadi, Aicha (2016) Associated Motion in African Languages. In Devos, Maud, Jacky Maniacky and B. Ricquier (Eds) Africana Linguistica, Vol. 22. Peeters publishers.

Belkadi, Aicha (2015) Deictic directionality and Space in Berber A typological survey of the semantics of =d and =nn. In Benjaballah, Sabrina and Samir Ben Si Said (Eds) CORPUS, Vol. 15. Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis: Nice.  

Belkadi, Aicha (2015) Associated motion with deictic directional A comparative overview, in Hemmings, Charlotte (Ed) SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics 16. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London: London.

Belkadi, Aicha (2013) Aspect and mood in Berber and the aorist issue, in Youngberg Connor (Ed) SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics Vol. 16. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London: London.