Publications

To appear

Van der Wal, Jenneke. From macroparameters to nanoparameters – a comparative Bantu case study. In Bárány, András, Theresa Biberauer, Jamie Douglas, and Sten Vikner (eds.), Nominal architecture and its consequences. Synchronic and diachronic perspectives. Language Science Press.

Van der Wal, Jenneke. The AWSOM correlation in comparative Bantu object marking. In Katharina Hartmann, Johannes Mursell, and Peter W. Smith (eds.), Agree to agree: Agreement in the Minimalist Program. Open Generative Syntax, Language Science Press. prefinal

Van der Wal, Jenneke, and Allen Asiimwe. The residue of the conjoint/disjoint alternation in Rukiga. Studies in African Linguistics. prefinal

Van der Wal, Jenneke. The conjoint/disjoint alternation. (invited for The Oxford Guide to the Bantu Languages)

2019

Ahn, Dorothy, and Jenneke van der Wal. 2019. What does that Lugwere demonstrative refer to? A semantic analysis of proximity and exteriority. Studies in African Linguistics 48(1), 1-24.

Holmberg, Anders, Michelle Sheehan, and Jenneke van der Wal. Movement from the double object construction is not fully symmetrical. Linguistic Inquiry 50(4). 677-721. 

2018

Sheehan, Michelle and Jenneke van der Wal. 2018. Evidence for nominal licensing in caseless languages. Journal of Linguistics 54. 527-589.

2017

Van der Wal, Jenneke and Larry Hyman (eds). The conjoint/disjoint alternation in Bantu. Trends in Linguistics series. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Van der Wal, Jenneke. What is the conjoint/disjoint alternation? In Van der Wal, Jenneke and Larry Hyman (eds), The conjoint/disjoint alternation in Bantu, 14-60. Trends in Linguistics series. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

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

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2017. Flexibility in symmetry: An implicational relation in Bantu double object constructions. In Sheehan, Michelle and Laura R. Bailey (eds.), Order and structure in syntax II: Subjecthood and argument structure, 115–152. Berlin: Language Science Press.

2016

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2016. Diagnosing focus. Studies in Language 40(2), 259-301. prefinal | publisher

Sheehan, Michelle and Jenneke van der Wal. Do we need abstract Case? In Kim, Kyeong-min et al. (eds), Proceedings of the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, 351-360. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Van der Wal, Jenneke and Saudah Namyalo. The interaction of two focus marking strategies in Luganda. In Doris L. Payne, Sara Pacchiarotti & Mokaya Bosire (eds.), Diversity in African languages, 355–377. Berlin: Language Science Press.

2015

Van der Wal, Jenneke and Jacky Maniacky. 2015. How ‘person’ got into focus. Linguistics 53(1), 1-52. prefinal | publisher

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2015. Information structure, (inter)subjectivity and objectification. Journal of Linguistics 14(2), 425-464prefinal | publisher

Van der Wal, Jenneke and Tonjes Veenstra. 2015. The long and short of verb alternations in Mauritian Creole and Bantu languages. Folia Linguistica 49(1),85-116. prefinal | publisher

Van der Wal, Jenneke. A note on the (non-existing) passive in Matengo. Linguistique et Langues Africaines 1, 81-98.

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2015. Evidence for abstract Case in Bantu. Lingua 165, 109-132. prefinal | publisher

Van der Wal, Jenneke. Bantu Syntax. Oxford Handbooks Online.

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2015. Bantu object clitics as defective goals. Revue Roumaine de Linguistique LX(2-3), 277-296.

2014

Devos, Maud and Jenneke van der Wal (eds). 2014. COME and GO off the beaten grammaticalization path. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2014. Tests for focus. In El Zarka, Dina and Steffen Heidinger (eds), Grazer Linguistischer Studien, 105-134. -> see ‘Diagnosing focus’ (2016)

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2014. Subordinate clauses and exclusive focus in Makhuwa. In Van Gijn, Rik, Jeremy Hammond, Dejan Matić, Saskia van Putten & Ana Vilacy Galucio (eds), Information Structure and Reference Tracking in Complex Sentences, 45-70. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. prefinal | publisher

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

2013

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2013. (Inter)subjectification in Makhuwa. From demonstrative to pragmatic particle. Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 1-44. prefinal | publisher

2012

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2012. Location, time, condition: grammaticalisation of a demonstrative in Makhuwa. Africana Linguistica XVIII, 235-259. prefinal | publisher

Kavari, Jekura, Lutz Marten and Jenneke van der Wal. 2012. Tone cases in Otjiherero: head-complement relations, linear order, and information structure. Africana Linguistica XVIII, 315-353. prefinal | publisher

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2012. Subject agreement and the EPP in Bantu Agreeing InversionCambridge Occasional Papers in Linguistics 6, 201-236.

2011

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2011. Focus excluding alternatives: conjoint/disjoint marking in Makhuwa. Lingua 121(11), 1734-1750. prefinal | publisher

Buell, Leston, Kristina Riedel and Jenneke van der Wal. 2011. What the Bantu languages can tell us about word order and movement. Lingua 121(5), 689-701. prefinal | publisher

Buell, Leston, Kristina Riedel and Jenneke van der Wal (eds). 2011. Movement and word order in Bantu. Special issue of Lingua 121(5).

2010

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2010. The Makhuwa non-subject relative as a participial modifier. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 31(2), 205-231. prefinal | publisher

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2010. Functions of demonstratives in Makhuwa narratives. Africana Linguistica XVI, 183-213. prefinal | publisher

Devos, Maud and Jenneke van der Wal. 2010. ‘Go’ on a rare grammaticalisation path to focus. In Nouwen, Rick and Jacqueline van Kampen, Linguistics in the Netherlands 27, 45-58. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2010. Review of ‘Information structure, meaning and form’, edited by Kerstin Schwabe and Susanne Winkler. Linguistische Berichte 222, 253-256.

2009

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2009. Word order and information structure in Makhuwa-Enahara. Utrecht: LOT. (PhD dissertation)

2008

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2008. Agreement in thetic sentences in Bantu and Romance. In De Cat, Cecile and Katherine Demuth (eds), The Bantu-Romance Connection. A comparative investigation of verbal agreement, DPs and information structure, 323-350. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. prefinal | publisher

2006

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2006. Predicative tone lowering in Makhuwa. 2006. In Van de Weijer, Jeroen and Bettelou Los (eds), Linguistics in the Netherlands 23, 224-236. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Van der Wal, Jenneke. 2006. The disjoint verb form and an empty Immediate After Verb position in Makhuwa. In Downing, Laura, Lutz Marten and Sabine Zerbian (eds), ZASPiL 43, 233-256.

Submitted

Van der Wal, Jenneke. How to find information structure. In Skopeteas, Stavros, Firmin Ahoua, and Dafydd Gibbon (eds.), Linguistic Fieldwork and Language Documentation, A Course Book on Foundational and Advanced Skills

Fuchs, Zuzanna, and Jenneke van der Wal. Gender on little n in Bantu.

In preparation

Van der Wal, Jenneke. A featural typology of Bantu subject and object marking. Book contract at Oxford University Press.

Asiimwe, Allen, and Jenneke van der Wal. The augment in Rukiga.

Van der Wal, Jenneke, and Aurélio Simango. Subject inversion in Changana. draft for comments