Symposium on the Syntax of the Bantu Noun Phrase


The Symposium on the Syntax of the Bantu Noun Phrase is a one-day event bringing together linguists from a range of backgrounds to discuss the syntax of the Bantu NP, with a special focus on word order variation. It will take place on September 6th, 2018 at Queen Mary University of London.


If you would like to register to attend the symposium (free of charge), please sign up on our Eventbrite page.

Invited speakers

Four invited speakers will give talks followed by discussion sessions.

Mark Steedman

Professor of Cognitive Science in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh specialising (inter alia) in Combinatory Categorial Grammar

Patrick Kanampiu

Post-graduate student at Chuka University specialising in the Kîîtharaka DP

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Vicki Carstens

Professor at Southern Illinois University specialising in African languages and generativist syntax

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Lutz Marten

Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London specialising in African linguistics