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Authored Books

McGrath, Donovan and Marten, Lutz (2012) Colloquial Swahili: The Complete Course for Beginners (2nd edition). London; New York: Routledge.

Marten, Lutz, Cann, Ronnie and Kempson, Ruth (2005) The Dynamics of Language. An Introduction. Leiden: Brill.

McGrath, Donovan and Marten, Lutz (2003) Colloquial Swahili: A Complete Course for Beginners. London: Routledge. (Colloquials Series)

Marten, Lutz (2002) At the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface. Verbal Underspecification and Concept Formation in Dynamic Syntax. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Möhlig, Wilhelm, Marten, Lutz and Kavari, Jekura (2002) A Grammatical Sketch of Herero (Otjiherero). Köln: Köppe. (Grammatische Analysen afrikanischer Sprachen; v.19)

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Van der Spuy, Andrew, Riedel, Kristina and Marten, Lutz, eds. (2017) Nordic Journal of African Studies Vol. 26 (4). Uppsala: NARN.

Austin, Peter, Bond, Oliver, Marten, Lutz and Nathan, David, eds. (2011) Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Language Description and Theory. London: SOAS.

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz, eds. (2007) Bantu in Bloomsbury: Special Issue on Bantu Linguistics. London: School of Oriental and African Studies. (SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics)

Downing, Laura J., Marten, Lutz and Zerbian, Sabine, eds. (2006) Papers in Bantu Grammar and Description. Berlin: ZAS. (ZAS Papers in Linguistics; 43)

Book Chapters

Gibson, Hannah, Marten, Lutz, Mous, Maarten and Riedel, Kristina (2022) 'Valency and saliency in Bantu applicatives: A diachronic reanalysis.' In: Pacchiarotti, Sara and Zúñiga, Fernando, (eds.), Applicative Morphology: Neglected syntactic and non-syntactic functions. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 163-188. (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM]. Vol. 373)

Marten, Lutz (2021) 'Noun classes and plurality in Bantu languages.' In: Cabredo Hofherr, Patricia and Doetjes, Jenny, (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Grammatical Number. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 539-557.

Marten, Lutz and Kula, Nancy C. (2021) 'Expressing politeness and respect in Bantu languages: A short comparative survey.' In: Chebanne, Andy and Lusekelo, Amani, (eds.), African Languages: Linguistic, Literary and Social Issues. A festschrift in honour of Prof. Herman Batibo. Cape Town, South Africa: CASAS/UWC, pp. 67-84. (CASAS book series, no. 131)

Gibson, Hannah, Guérois, Rozenn and Marten, Lutz (2019) 'Variation in Bantu copula constructions.' In: Arche, M., Fábregas, A. and Marin, R., (eds.), The Grammar of Copulas Across Languages. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 213-242. (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics)

Downing, Laura J. and Marten, Lutz (2019) 'Clausal morphosyntax and information structure.' In: Van de Velde, Mark, Bostoen, Koen, Nurse, Derek and Philippson, Gérard, (eds.), The Bantu Languages (2nd edition). London: Routledge, pp. 270-307. (Routledge Language Family Series)

Marten, Lutz (2019) 'Preface.' In: Abe, Yuko and Shinagawa, Daisuke, (eds.), Descriptive materials of morphosyntactic microvariation in Bantu. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, v-viii.

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz (2019) 'Vowel copying in Dciriku and Mwenyi: On the interaction between phonology and semantics.' In: Banda, Felix, (ed.), Theoretical and Applied Aspects of African Languages and Culture: Festschrift in Honour of Professor Mildred Nkolola-Wakumelo. Cape Town: Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS). (CASAS book series; no. 130)

Gibson, Hannah, Koumbarou, Andriana, Marten, Lutz and van der Wal, Jenneke (2017) 'Locating the Bantu conjoint/disjoint alternation in a typology of focus marking.' In: van der Wal, Jenneke and Hyman, Larry M., (eds.), The conjoint/disjoint alternation in Bantu. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 61-99. (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs)

Marten, Lutz and Petzell, Malin (2016) 'Linguistic variation and the dynamics of language documentation: Editing in ‘pure’ Kagulu.' In: Seyfeddinipur, Mandana, (ed.), African language documentation: new data, methods and approaches. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii at Manoa, pp. 105-129. (Language Documentation & Conservation; Special Publication 10)

Gibson, Hannah and Marten, Lutz (2016) 'Variation and grammaticalisation in Bantu complex verbal constructions: The dynamics of information growth in Swahili, Rangi and siSwati.' In: Nash, Léa and Samvelian, Pollet, (eds.), Approaches to Complex Predicates. Leiden: Brill, pp. 70-109. (Syntax and Semantics)

Marten, Lutz (2013) 'Introduction.' In: Naughten, Jim, (ed.), Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia. London: Merrell, pp. 12-18.

Marten, Lutz (2012) 'Agreement in locative phrases in Luganda.' In: Brenzinger, Matthias and Fehn, Anne-Maria, (eds.), Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of African Linguistics, Cologne 2009. Cologne: Koppe, pp. 433-443.

Marten, Lutz (2012) 'Herman Batibo.' In: Akyeampong, Emmanuel K. and Gates, Henry Louis Jr., (eds.), Dictionary of African Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 402-404.

Marten, Lutz (2011) 'Bemba benefactive constructions in the typology of applicatives.' In: Austin, Peter, Bond, Oliver, Marten, Lutz and Nathan, David, (eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Language Description and Theory. London: SOAS, pp. 183-192.

Kempson, Ruth, Marten, Lutz and Thwala, Nhlanhla (2011) 'SiSwati clefts: The meeting ground of context and contrast.' In: Kempson, Ruth, Gregoromichelaki, Eleni and Howes, Christine, (eds.), The Dynamics of Lexical Interfaces. Stanford: CSLI, pp. 23-60. (Studies in constraint-based lexicalism)

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz (2011) 'The prosody of Bemba relative clauses: a case study of the syntax-phonology interface in Dynamic Syntax.' In: Kempson, Ruth, Gregoromichelaki, Eleni and Howes, Christine, (eds.), The Dynamics of Lexical Interfaces. Stanford: CSLI, pp. 61-90.

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz (2010) 'Argument structure and agency in Bemba passives.' In: Legère, Karsten and Thronell, Christina, (eds.), Bantu Languages: Analyses, Description and Theory. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe, pp. 115-130. (East African Languages and Dialects, 20)

Marten, Lutz (2010) 'The great siSwati locative shift.' In: Breitbarth, Anne, Lucas, Christopher, Watts, Sheila and Willis, David, (eds.), Continuity and Change in Grammar. Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 249-267.

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz (2009) 'Defining initial strength in clusterless languages in Strict CV.' In: Nasukawa, Kuniya and Backley, Phillip, (eds.), Strength Relations in Phonology. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 251-284. (Studies in generative grammar, 103)

Kavari, Jekura and Marten, Lutz (2009) 'Multiple noun class prefixes in Otjiherero.' In: Austin, Peter, Bond, Oliver, Charette, Monik, Nathan, David and Sells, Peter, (eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Language Description and Theory. London: SOAS, pp. 165-173.

Marten, Lutz and Kula, Nancy C. (2008) 'Zambia: One Zambia, One Nation, Many Languages.' In: Simpson, Andrew, (ed.), Language and National Identity in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 291-313.

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz (2008) 'Central, East and Southern African Languages.' In: Austin, Peter, (ed.), One Thousand Languages. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Ivy Press/University of California Press, pp. 86-111.

Marten, Lutz, Kempson, Ruth and Bouzouita, Miriam (2008) 'Concepts of structural underspecification in Bantu and Romance.' In: de Cat, Cécile and Demuth, Katherine, (eds.), The Romance-Bantu Connection. Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 3-39.

Marten, Lutz (2007) 'Agreement, word order and information structure: some Bantu examples.' In: Austin, Peter, Bond, Oliver and Nathan, David, (eds.), Proceedings of the Conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory. London: School of Oriental and African Studies, pp. 165-176.

Marten, Lutz (2007) 'Focus strategies and the incremental development of semantic representations: evidence from Bantu.' In: Aboh, Enoch, Hartmann, Katherina and Zimmermann, Malte, (eds.), Focus Strategies in African Languages. Berlin; New York: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 113-135.

Marten, Lutz (2006) 'Bantu classification, Bantu trees and phylogenetic methods.' In: Foster, Peter and Renfrew, Colin, (eds.), Phylogenetic Methods and the Prehistory of Languages. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, pp. 43-55.

Marten, Lutz and Kempson, Ruth (2006) 'Dynamic Syntax.' In: Brown, Keith, (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Languages and Linguistics, 2nd ed.; v.4. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 33-37.

Marten, Lutz (2006) 'Southern Bantu Languages.' In: Brown, Keith, (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Languages and Linguistics, 2nd ed.; vol.11. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 595-598.

Marten, Lutz (2006) 'Swahili.' In: Brown, Keith, (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Languages and Linguistics, 2nd ed.; v.12. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 304-308.

Marten, Lutz (2005) 'Zulu.' In: Encarta World English Encyclopedia. London: Websters Multimedia.

Cann, Ronnie, Kempson, Ruth, Marten, Lutz, Otsuka, Masayuki and Swinburne, David (2004) 'On the left and on the right.' In: Adger, David, de Cat, Cécile and Tsoulas, George, (eds.), Peripheries: Syntactic Edges and their Effects. Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp. 19-47. (Studies in natural language and linguistic theory, v. 59)

Marten, Lutz (2003) 'Dynamic and pragmatic partial agreement in Luguru.' In: Sauzet, Patrick and Zribi-Hertz, Anne, (eds.), Typologie des langues d’Afrique et universaux de la grammaire, Vol. 1: Approaches transversales et domaine Bantou. Paris: L’Harmattan, pp. 113-139.

Marten, Lutz (2003) 'The dynamics of Bantu applied verbs: an analysis at the syntax-pragmatics interface.' In: Lébikaza, Kézié K., (ed.), Actes du 3e Congrès Mondial de Linguistique Africaine Lomé 2000. Köln: Köppe, pp. 207-221.

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz (2002) 'Nasality in Bemba: Onset-to-onset government and licensing constraints.' In: Chisarik, Erika and Sitaridou, Ioanna, (eds.), Proceedings of the eighth Manchester University Postgraduate Linguistics Conference, 27th March 1999. Manchester: University of Manchester, pp. 2-22. (Papers in Linguistics from the University of Manchester)

Kibble, Rodger, Marten, Lutz and Meyer-Viol, Wilfried (1997) 'Incremental interpretation using a tree description language.' In: Dekker, Paul, Stokhof, Martin and Venema, Yde, (eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Amsterdam Colloquium. Amsterdam: ILLC, University of Amsterdam, pp. 199-204.

Marten, Lutz (1997) 'Licensing constraints for Swahili vowel harmony.' In: Markve, Stephen, Pennings, Evelien and Tsukiashi, Ayumi, (eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth Manchester Postgraduate Linguistics Conference. Manchester: University of Manchester, pp. 239-255. (Papers in Linguistics from the University of Manchester)

Journal Article

Costley, Tracey, Kula, Nancy and Marten, Lutz (2022) 'Translanguaging spaces and multilingual public writing in Zambia: tracing change in the linguistic landscape of Ndola on the Copperbelt.' Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. pp. 1-21. (Forthcoming)

Marten, Lutz (2021) 'From the Margins: Appreciating the African language renaissance as learners of African languages.' African Language and Culture Studies, 1. pp. 41-62.

Shinagawa, Daisuke and Marten, Lutz (2021) 'Micro-typological Covariation of Negation and Focus Marking Morphology in Bantu Languages.' 言語研究 = Gengo kenkyu (Journal of the Linguistic Society of Japan), 160. pp. 215-248.

Gibson, Hannah, Mapunda, Gastor, Marten, Lutz and Taji, Justus (2020) 'Ulinganishi wa mofolojia na sintaksia baina ya lugha 19 za Kibantu za Afrika Mashariki [A morphosyntactic comparison of 19 East African Bantu languages].' Kiswahili, 82. pp. 1-13.

Gibson, Hannah and Marten, Lutz (2019) 'Probing the interaction of language contact and internal innovation: Four case studies of morphosyntacitc change in Rangi.' Studies in African Linguistics, 48 (1). pp. 64-86.

Marten, Lutz and Mous, Maarten (2017) 'Valency and expectation in Bantu applicatives.' Linguistics Vanguard, 3 (1). pp. 1-15.

Gibson, Hannah, Rozenn, Guérois and Marten, Lutz (2017) 'Patterns and developments in the marking of diminutives in Bantu.' Nordic Journal of African Studies, 26 (4). pp. 344-383.

Van der Spuy, Andrew, Riedel, Kristina and Marten, Lutz (2017) 'Introduction.' Nordic Journal of African Studies, 26 (4). pp. 251-255.

Marten, Lutz and Gibson, Hannah (2015) 'Structure building and thematic constraints in Bantu inversion constructions.' Journal of Linguistics, 52 (3). pp. 565-607.

Marten, Lutz and Kula, Nancy C. (2014) 'Benefactive and substitutive applicatives in Bemba.' Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 35 (1). pp. 1-44.

Marten, Lutz and van der Wal, Jenneke (2014) 'A typology of Bantu subject inversion.' Linguistic Variation, 14 (2). pp. 318-368.

Marten, Lutz and Mous, Maarten (2014) 'Non-valency-changing valency-changing derivations.' Frankfurter Afrikanistische Blätter, 26. pp. 89-106.

Baschiera, Angelica and Marten, Lutz (2014) 'Rare Swahili manuscripts at SOAS.' The Middle East in London, 10 (5). p. 17.

Marten, Lutz (2014) 'The preverbal position(s) in Bantu inversion constructions: Theoretical and comparative considerations.' ZAS Papers in Linguistics, 57. pp. 136-159.

Marten, Lutz (2013) 'Formal syntax and African languages: Dynamic Syntax case studies of Swahili, Bemba, and Hadiyya.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics, 16. pp. 195-213.

Marten, Lutz (2013) 'Structure and interpretation in Swahili existential constructions.' Italian Journal of Linguistics, 25 (1). pp. 45-73.

Kempson, Ruth, Cann, Ronnie and Marten, Lutz (2013) 'Tree growth dynamics.' STIL Studies in Linguistics 6: Special Issue on Directionality of Phrase Structure Building, 6. pp. 49-81.

Marten, Lutz and Mostert, Carola (2012) 'Background languages, learner motivation and self-assessed progress in learning Zulu as an additional language in the UK.' International Journal of Multilingualism, 9 (1). pp. 101-128.

Marten, Lutz, Riedel, Kristina, Simango, Silvester Ron and Zeller, Jochen (2012) 'Introduction.' Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 30 (2). iii-vii.

Riedel, Kristina and Marten, Lutz (2012) 'Locative object marking and the argument-adjunct distinction.' Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 30 (2). pp. 277-292.

Marten, Lutz and Kula, Nancy C. (2012) 'Object marking and morphosyntactic variation in Bantu.' Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 30 (2). pp. 237-253.

Kavari, Jekura, Marten, Lutz and van der Wal, Jenneke (2012) 'Tone cases in Otjiherero: Head-complement relations, linear order and information structure.' Africana Linguistica, 18. pp. 315-353.

Marten, Lutz (2011) 'Information structure and agreement: Subjects and subject markers in Swahili and Herero.' Lingua, 121 (5). pp. 787-804.

Cheng, Lisa, Delfitto, Denis and Marten, Lutz (2011) 'Introduction: The structure and interpretation of noun phrases (part I).' Italian Journal of Linguistics/Rivista di Linguistica, 23 (2). pp. 199-202.

Crisma, Paola, Marten, Lutz and Sybesma, Rint (2011) 'The point of Bantu, Chinese and Romance nominal classification.' Italian Journal of Linguistics/Rivista di Linguistica, 23 (2). pp. 251-299.

Marten, Lutz and Kula, Nancy C. (2008) 'Meanings of money: national identity and the semantics of currencies in Zambia and Tanzania.' Journal of African Cultural Studies, 20 (2). pp. 183-199.

Marten, Lutz, Kula, Nancy C. and Thwala, Nhlanhla (2007) 'Parameters of Morphosyntactic Variation in Bantu.' Transactions of the Philological Society, 105 (3). pp. 253-338.

Marten, Lutz and Kula, Nancy C. (2007) 'Morphosyntactic co-variation in Bantu: Two case studies.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics (15). pp. 227-238.

Marten, Lutz (2006) 'Locative Inversion in Otjiherero: More on Morphosyntactic Variation in Bantu.' ZAS Papers in Linguistics (Berlin), 43. pp. 97-122.

Cann, Ronnie, Kempson, Ruth, Marten, Lutz and Otsuka, Masayuki (2005) 'Right node raising, co-ordination and the dynamics of language processing.' Lingua, 115 (4). pp. 503-525.

Marten, Lutz (2005) 'The dynamics of agreement and conjunction.' Lingua, 115. pp. 527-547.

Marten, Lutz and Kempson, Ruth (2002) 'Pronouns, agreement, and the dynamic construction of verb phrase interpretation: A Dynamic Syntax approach to Bantu clause structure.' Linguistic Analysis, 32 (3-4). pp. 471-504.

Marten, Lutz (2002) 'A lexical treatment for stem markers in Swahili.' Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere 72: Swahili Forum IX, 9. pp. 87-100.

Marten, Lutz and Ramadhani, Deograsia (2001) 'An overview of object marking in Kiluguru.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics (11). pp. 259-275.

Marten, Lutz (2000) 'Agreement with conjoined noun phrases in Swahili.' Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere 64 : Swahili Forum VII, 7. pp. 75-96.

Marten, Lutz and Kula, Nancy C. (2000) 'Constraints and Processes: Evidence from Bemba, Herero, and Swahili.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, 10. pp. 91-102.

Hunter, Anthony and Marten, Lutz (1999) 'Context sensitive reasoning with lexical and world knowledge.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, 9. pp. 373-386.

Kempson, Ruth and Marten, Lutz (1999) 'The dynamics of word-order change in the Romance languages.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, 9. pp. 21-38.

Kula, Nancy C. and Marten, Lutz (1998) 'Aspects of nasality in Bemba.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, 8. pp. 191-208.

Marten, Lutz (1998) 'Swahili -kwisha: sketching the path of grammaticalization.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, 8. pp. 141-163.

Marten, Lutz (1996) 'Swahili vowel harmony.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, 6. pp. 61-75.

Marten, Lutz (1996) 'The history of English modals: syntax, semantics, grammaticalization.' SOAS Working Papers in Linguistics and Phonetics, 4. pp. 11-30.

Book Reviews

Marten, Lutz (2006) 'Review: 'A Grammatical Sketch of Mbugwe: Bantu F34, Tanzania' by Maarten Mous,.' Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 27 (2). pp. 205-208.

Marten, Lutz (2005) 'Review of Derek Nurse and Gérard Philippson, eds., 'The Bantu Languages'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 68 (3). pp. 500-502.

Marten, Lutz (2004) 'Review of Jouni Filip Maho and Bonny Sands, eds., 'The Languages of Tanzania: A Bibliography'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 67 (3). p. 451.

Marten, Lutz (2003) 'Review of Paul Newman and Martha Ratliff, eds., 'Linguistic Fieldwork'.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 66 (1). pp. 152-157.

Marten, Lutz (2002) 'Review: 'Lugha za Tanzania/Languages of Tanzania' eds. Kulikoyela Kahigi, Yared Kihore and Maarten Mous.' Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 23 (1). pp. 95-101.

Marten, Lutz (2000) 'Review: 'Induktiver Aufbau des Urbantu' by Otto Dempwolff.' Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 21 (2). pp. 191-192.

Theses

Marten, Lutz (1999) Syntactic and Semantic Underspecification in the Verb Phrase. PhD thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.25501/SOAS.00033725

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