Publications

This section contains relevant publications and presentations at international conferences by the people involved with the Mara Project.

Laine, Antti O Forthcoming. Microvariation in the Western Serengeti languages: Comparative Morphosyntax of Ikoma, Ishenyi, Nata and Ngoreme. Helsinki: University of Helsinki PhD thesis.

Roth, Tim & Hannah Gibson. 2019. Differential Diagnoses of Language Change in Ngoreme, a Bantu Language of Tanzania. Africana Linguistica 25: 281-319.

Aunio, Lotta, Holly Robinson, Tim Roth, Oliver Stegen & John B. Walker. 2019. The Mara Languages (JE40). In Mark van de Velde, Koen Bostoen, Derek Nurse & Gérard Philippson (eds.). The Bantu Languages. London: Routledge.

Roth, Tim. 2018. Aspect in Ikoma and Ngoreme: a comparison and analysis of two Western Serengeti Bantu languages. Helsinki: University of Helsinki PhD thesis.

Aunio, Lotta. 2017. Syllable weight and tone in Mara Bantu languages. In Paul Newman (ed.). Syllable weight in African languages. Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Laine, Antti O. 2016. Isenjen kielen vokaalijärjestelmä. Helsinki: University of Helsinki M.A. thesis.

Aunio, Lotta. 2015. A typological perspective on Bantu nominal tone: The case of Ikoma-Nata-Isenye in western Tanzania. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies 33:3, 359–371.

Roth, Tim. 2014. The case of Ngoreme: Distinguishing contact from genetic inheritance in Mara Bantu. Paper presented at the Language Contact: The State of the Art conference, Helsinki 28–30 Aug. 2014.

Aunio, Lotta. 2013. Ikoma verbal tone. Nordic Journal of African Studies 22(4). 274–321.

Aunio, Lotta. 2010. Ikoma nominal tone. Africana Linguistica XVI. 3–30.

 

Talks and presentations

Bernander, Rasmus, Lotta Aunio, Antti Laine & Tim Roth Variation and change in locational and existential constructions in Western Serengeti.1-5/72019 (International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL) 24, Canberra)

Bernander, Rasmus, Lotta Aunio, Antti Laine & Tim Roth Challenges constructing a multilectal grammar – the case of the Western Serengeti languages 28/3/2019 (Descriptive grammars and typology: The challenges of writing grammars of underdescribed and endangered language, Helsinki)

Bernander, Rasmus, Lotta Aunio, Antti Laine & Tim Roth Challenges constructing a multilectal grammar – the case of the Western Serengeti languages 13.12.18 (Fieldwork: methods and theory. Gothenburg)

Laine, Antti Negation in the Western Serengeti Languages 26/8/2018 (World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL) 8, Rabat)

Laine, AnttiLocative and existential expressions in the Western Serengeti languages 9/08/2018 (The 7th International Conference on Bantu Languages (Bantu 7), Cape Town)

Aunio, Lotta – Syllable weight and tone in Mara Bantu languages, 10.2.2018 (Fonologi i Norden 2018, Lund)

Roth, Tim – Evidentiality in Ikoma-Nata-Isenye, a Bantu language of Tanzania, 23–25.8.2017 (The Expression of Knowledge: Epistemicity and Beyond, Helsinki)

Roth, Tim – Aspect and Verbal Semantics in Ikoma/Ngoreme Biblical Corpora, 3.6.2017 (Semantics of Verbal Morphology in Under-described Languages, Gothenburg)

Roth, Tim – Aspect-prominence in Western Serengeti, 20-23.6.2016 (6th
International Conference on Bantu Languages, Helsinki)