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Alvanoudi, Angeliki.
Gender: Sociocultural and Cognitive Perspectives
Genders or noun classes are grammaticalized agreement systems that correlate with certain semantic characteristics, such as animacy, sex, size, or shape, and are realized outside the noun itself. The semantics of gender has attracted sociolinguists’ attention early on. In person reference, gendered terms are known to mark distinctions of cultural importance, as they label social gender and encode cultural meanings related to gender ideologies (e.g. the masculine-generic-associated inference ‘man as norm’). In claiming that language constructs social gender, sociolinguists often tacitly presuppose that language mediates the way in which speakers interpret experience. However, little is known about the cognitive aspects of gendered language structures. Are there affinities between gender systems in languages, social gender practices, and habits of thinking about the world? 
Corbett, Greville. Gender: New Horizons Gender systems are endlessly fascinating, from those where meaning determines gender (Tamil), those where it is dominant but leaves intriguing loopholes (Mian) to those where form has an important role (Russian). Now it is time to integrate these systems into a fuller typology of nominal classification, taking in classifier systems as well as gender. Rethinking in this way leads us to take apart characteristics usually lumped together as defining gender, and those defining traditional classifiers. We then see that these characteristics combine in many ways. A canonical perspective proves helpful: we define the notion of canonical gender, and use this idealization as a baseline from which to calibrate the rich variety we find. It is then possible to approach the origin and nature of gender. Here Oceanic languages can provide a unique insight.

Rodrigues, Manu 
Fernandes, Richard 
Monteiro, Nai.
Linguagem não-binária: potências, limites e caracterização

A mesa 'Linguagem não-binária' busca propor um debate amplo e esclarecedor sobre as potências, os limites e a caracterização de usos disruptivos da linguagem para a designação de gênero no português brasileiro.

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