Output

Software

Project software can be found at: http://github.com/jcgood/kpaamcam.

Articles

To appear

  • Di Carlo, Pierpaolo, Rachel A. Ojong Diba, and Jeff Good. Towards a coherent methodology for the documentation of small-scale multilingualism: Dealing with speech data. In Nina Dobrushina, Olesya Khanina, and Brigitte Pakendorf (eds.) “Small-scale multilingualism”, a special volume of the International Journal of Bilingualism.
  • Di Carlo, Pierpaolo. Reappraising questionnaires in the study of multilingualism. Lessons from contexts of small-scale multilingualism. In Lenore Grenoble and Jack Martin (eds.) “Documenting multilingualism”, a special volume of the Journal of Language Contact.

2020

Selected Chapters:

  • Chenemo, Margaret and Ayu’nwi N. Neba. Essentialism and Indexicality in a Multilingual Rural Community: The Case of Lower Bafut in North-West Cameroon.
  • DiCarlo, Pierpaolo and Ayu’nwi N. Neba. The So-Called Royal Register of Bafut within the Bafut Language Ecology: Language Ideologies and Multilingualism in the Cameroonian Grassfields.
  • Esene Agwara, Angiachi D. What an Ethnographically Informed Questionnaire Can Contribute to the Understanding of Traditional Multilingualism Research: Lessons from Lower Fungom.
  • Mba, Gabriel and Angela Nsem Tem. Ways to Assess Multilingual Competence in Small, Unwritten Languages: The Case of Lower Fungom.
  • Ojong Diba, Rachel A. Nuances in Language Use in Multilingual Settings: Code-Switching or Code Regimentation in Lower Fungom?’

2019

2018

2017

2016

Di Carlo, Pierpaolo. “Multilingualism, affiliation, and spiritual insecurity. From phenomena to processes in language documentation”. In Mandana Seyfeddinipur (ed.) African language documentation: new data, methods and approaches, «Language Documentation and Conservation special volume 10»: 71–104.

2015

Di Carlo, Pierpaolo. Multilingualism, solidarity, and magic: New perspectives on traditional language ideologies in the Cameroonian GrassfieldsProceedings of the XLVI International Congress of the Societa’ Italiana di Linguistica.

2014 (prior to KPAAM-CAM)

Di Carlo, Pierpaolo and Jeff Good. What Are We Trying To Preserve? Diversity, Change, and Ideology at the Edge of the Cameroonian Grassfields. In Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank (eds.), Endangered languages: Beliefs and ideologies in language documentation and revitalization. Oxford: OUP. 229–262.

2013 (prior to KPAAM-CAM)

Good, Jeff. A (micro-)accretion zone in a remnant zone? Lower Fungom in areal–historical perspective. In What’s where why? Language typology and historical contingency: In honor Johanna Nichols. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 265–282.

2012 (prior to KPAAM-CAM)

2011 (prior to KPAAM-CAM)

2010 (prior to KPAAM-CAM)

Good, Jeff. Topic and focus fields in Naki. In Ines Fiedler and Anne Schwarz (eds.), The Expression of Information Structure: A documentation of its diversity across Africa. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 35–68.

Theses

2020

2016

2015

Budji K. Ivoline. Spotlight on a Threatened Language: The Fio Language of the Bamenda Grassfields of North western Cameroon. Master’s thesis, Catholic University of Cameroon – Bamenda.

2014 (prior to KPAAM-CAM)

Ousmanou. How to Disclose the Environment through Linguistic Description: A Basic Linguistic Analysis of Koshin [“Beboid” Bantu, Cameroon]. PhD dissertation, University of Yaounde I.

2013 (prior to KPAAM-CAM)

Presentations

2017

  • Di Carlo, Pierpaolo, Angiachi A. Esene Agwara, and Rachel A. Ojong. “English to rebuke, Pidgin to be understood, and local languages to feel secure. Old and new language ideologies in rural Cameroon”. European Conference on African Studies 7, University of Basel, 29 June 2017.
  • Good, Jeff. “Documenting Multilingualism in rural Africa: the case of Lower Fungom“. UT Austin colloquium, 2 October 2017.

2016

  • Di Carlo, Pierpaolo. “Documenting contexts of multilingualism in rural Africa”. Presented at the workshop “Small-scale multilingualism and linguistic theory” part of the international conference “Language documentation and linguistic theory 5”, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 2 – 4 December 2016.
  • Di Carlo, Pierpaolo and Ayu’nwi N. Neba. “Social structure, group-formation, and multilingualism. Preliminary notes from Bafut”. Presented at the international workshop “Crossroads & KPAAM-CAM. Two projects, one focus: African multilingualism”. School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 6-10 June 2016.

2015

Di Carlo, Pierpaolo. “Toward an understanding of African traditional multilingualism: ethnography, language ideologies, and the supernatural”. Globalising Sociolinguistics, University of Leiden, 19 June 2015.

Posters

2017

Di Carlo, Pierpaolo, Jeff Good, Ling Bian, Yujia Pan, and Penghang Liu. “Socio-spatial Networks, Multilingualism, and Language Use in a Rural African Context”, presented at the international conference COSIT 2017, University of L’Aquila, 2-6 September 2017.

Drafts