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Kevin J. Tuite

Ethnolinguistique : langues et cultures du Caucase

Professeur titulaire

Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département d'anthropologie

Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, room C-3102

514 343-6111 #51713

kj.tuite@umontreal.ca

Secondary email: tuitekj@anthro.umontreal.ca (Travail)

Profile

Research expertise

Ethnolinguistique: les langues et les cultures du Caucase; linguistique historique; mythologie comparée.

Affiliations and responsabilities

Teaching and supervision

Student supervision

Theses and dissertation supervision (Papyrus Institutional Repository)

2011

Histoires d'appropriation de l'espace urbain à Saint-Pétersbourg

Graduate : Dussault, Annie Pénélope
Cycle : Doctoral
Grade : Ph. D.
2009

Ideologies of language and print media in Ghana

Graduate : Anyidoho, Paul Kwabla
Cycle : Doctoral
Grade : Ph. D.
2005

Langage de femmes et pouvoir : évolution du langage des femmes en politique au Japon

Graduate : Dubuc, Claude-Ève
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.
2004

L'écrit et les Inuit du Québec

Graduate : Hot, Aurélie
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.

Projects

Research projects

2018 - 2022

Vernacular religion in Soviet and post-Soviet Georgia

Lead researcher : Kevin J. Tuite
Funding sources: CRSH/Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Subvention Savoir

Outreach

Publications and presentations

Publications

in press. St. George in the Caucasus: Politics, Gender, Mobility. Sakralität und Mobilität in Südosteuropa und im Kaukasus, ed. by Thede Kahl and Tsypylma Darieva. Verlag der Österreichen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

in press. Language and emergent literacy in Svaneti. Papers from the 1st Caucasus University of Ardahan International Conference on Endangered Languages, ed. Gurkan Dogan. Brill

in press. Alignment and orientation in Kartvelian (South Caucasian). Oxford Handbook of Ergativity, ed. by Jessica Coon, Diane Massam, Lisa Travis. Oxford University Press    

2014; Religion in Georgia. Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices. Thomas Riggs, éd. Detroit: Thomson Gale; 588-596    

2010; Agentless transitive verbs in Georgian. Anthropological Linguistics 51 #3-4 ; 2010 ; 269-295    

Jourdan, Christine et Tuite, K. (dirs.); Language,Culture and Society: Key Topics in Linguistic Anthropology. Cambridge University Press; 2006

2004: Early Old Georgian.; Encyclopedia of the World’s Ancient Languages, R. D. Woodward, dir., Cambridge University Press; 967-987.    

2004; Lightning, sacrifice and possession in the traditional religions of the Caucasus. Part I; Anthropos 99; 2004; 143-159; Part II; Anthropos 99; 2004; 481-497.

2000; “Anti-marriage” in ancient Georgian society.; Anthropological Linguistics, 42 #1; 37-60.    

1998; Achilles and the Caucasus.; Journal of Indo-European Studies, vol 26, #3-4.; 289-344.

1998; Kartvelian Morphosyntax. Number agreement and morphosyntactic orientation in the South Caucasian languages. (Studies in Caucasian Linguistics, 12); München: Lincom Europa. 

Disciplines

  • Anthropology
  • Linguistics

Areas of expertise

  • Ethnolinguistics
  • Languages and cultures of the Caucasus
  • Historical linguistics