Publications

Monograph

(Forthcoming). Cross-categorial classification: nouns and verbs in Gújjolaay Eegimaa. Empirical Approaches to Language Typology (EALT) 60. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Journal articles

Sagna S. & Hantgan A. (in press). African multilingualism viewed from another angle: challenging the Casamance exception. International Journal of Bilingualism.

(2020). Moraic preservation and equivalence in Gújjolaay Eegimaa perfective reduplication. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 41 (1): 29-56. (With Hantgan A., Davis, S.).

(2019). Syntactic and semantic agreement in Eegimaa (Banjal): An account of lexical hybrids in an African noun class systems. Studies in Language 43(3): 585‑627.

(2019). A typological overview of Gújjolaay Eegimaa. Studies in African Linguistics 48(1): 25-53.

(2017). Morphological alternation and event delimitation in Eegimaa. Italian Journal of Linguistics 29 (1): 53-74.

(2016a) “Research Impact” and how it can help endangered languages. Foundation for Endangered Languages, Ogmios 59. 5-8.

(2016b) (with Professor Emmanuel Bassène). Why are they named after death:name giving, name changing and death prevention names. Language Documentation and Conservation.

(2014) Taxonomic hierarchies in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa ethnobotany: How useful are Berlin’s universal criteria? In, Aicha Belkadi, Kakia Chatsiou and Kirsty Rowan (eds.). Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 4. London: SOAS.

(2012) Physical properties and culture-specific factors as principles of semantic categorisation in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa noun class system. Cognitive Linguistics 23 (1): 129-162.

(2011) Semantic categorisations in the Gújjolaay Eegimaa collectives an distributives. In Oliver Bond, Peter K. Austin, David Nathan and Lutz Marten (eds), Proceedings of Conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 3, 237-46. London: Department of Linguistics, SOAS.

(2010) Issues in noun classification and noun class assignment in Gújjolay Eegimaa (Banjal) and other Jóola languages. Studies in African Linguistics 39 (1), 1-33.

Language & cultural material archive

(2011) A digital archive of photos and over 30 hours of endangered linguistic and cultural material from the Jóola people of Mof-Ávvi (Southern Senegal). 19 hours are transcribed and translated into English and French. Interlinearisation in Progress. Endangered Languages Archive, SOAS. http://elar.soas.ac.uk/deposit/0113.

(In progress). Eegimaa Linguistic Data. . Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive. 10.5255/UKDA-SN-852158.

(In progress) A trilingual dictionary of Gújjolaay Eegimaa-English-French. To be included in the archive at ELAR.