Professor Francis Katamba

Emeritus Professor

Research Interests

Francis is Professor of Linguistics within the Department. His research interests are in the areas of English phonology and morphology, morphological theory, phonological theory, and African linguistics.

His recent articles include 'The word in Luganda' . In Studies in African Linguistic Typology Voeltz, F. K. Erhard (ed.) Typological Studies in Language 64, pp. 171-93, (written with Larry Hyman 2006), 'The syllable in Luganda phonology and morphology'. In H. van der Hulst and N. A. Ritter (eds.) The Syllable: Views and facts. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, (written with Larry Hyman, 1999); 'Bantu nominal morphology'. In Nurse, D, and Phillippson (eds.) The Bantu Languages. (London: Curzon Press, 2003); 'Phonetically motivated word-formation'. The Encyclopaedia of Language and Linguistics.(2nd ed. Oxford: Elsevier, 2006). He has written books entitled Introduction to Phonology (Longman, 1989), English Words (2nd edition, London: Routledge, 2005); Morphology (with John Stonham, London: Palgrave. 2nd ed. 2006) and he has edited several others, including Frontiers of Phonology, edited with Jacques Durand (Longman, 1995); Bantu Phonology and Morphology (Lincom Europa, Munich, 1995); Contemporary Linguistics: An Introduction 3rd ed. (edited with William O'Grady and Michael Dobrovolsky, London: Addison Wesley Longman, 1997) and Morphology: Critical Concepts. (London: Routledge. 6 volumes, 2004)

English language: description, variation and context.
Culpeper, J., Katamba, F., Kerswill, P., Wodak, R., McEnery, T. 05/2009 Basingstoke : Palgrave. 718 p. ISBN: 978-1403945907.
Book

Studying the English language.
Culpeper, J., Katamba, F., Kerswill, P., McEnery, T., Wodak, R. 2009 In: English language : description, variation and context. Basingstoke : Palgrave p. 3-7. 5 p. ISBN: 9781403945891.
Chapter

Backformation.
Katamba, F.X. 2006 In: The encyclopedia of language and linguistics.. Oxford : Elsevier p. 642-645. 4 p.
Chapter

Luganda : backformation.
Katamba, F.X. 2006 In: The encyclopedia of language and linguistics.. Oxford : Elsevier p. 336-337. 2 p.
Chapter

Morphology.
Katamba, F.X., Stonham, J. 2006 Basingstoke : Palgrave. 382 p. ISBN: 9781403916433.
Book

Phonetically motivated word-formation.
Katamba, F.X. 2006 In: Encyclopaedia of language and linguistics.. Oxford : Elsevier p. 411-441. 31 p.
Chapter

The word in Luganda.
Katamba, F.X. 2006 In: Studies in African Linguistic Typology. John Benjamins 171 p. ISBN: 90 272 2975 9.
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Uganda : the language situation.
Katamba, F.X. 2006 In: Encyclopaedia of language and linguistics.. Oxford : Elsevier p. 209.
Chapter

English words (2nd ed.).
Katamba, F.X. 2005 London : Routledge. 322 p. ISBN: 041529892X.
Book

Morphological constituency and prosody.
Katamba, F.X. 1/07/2004
Other

Morphology: Critical Concepts.
Katamba, F.X. 2004 Routledge. 1 p. ISBN: 0415270782.
Book

Bantu nominal morphology.
Katamba, F.X. 2003 In: The Bantu Languages. Routledge 103 p. ISBN: 0700711341.
Chapter

Review of H.J. Giegerich (1999) Lexical strata in English : morphological causes, phonological effects.
Katamba, F.X., Nurse, D., Phillippson, G. 11/2002 In: English Language and Linguistics. 6, 2, p. 379-416. 38 p.
Journal article

English morphology.
Katamba, F.X. 2002
Other contribution

Morphology.
Katamba, F.X. 2002
Other contribution

Luganda.
Katamba, F.X. 2001 In: Facts about the world's languages : an encyclopedia of the world's languages, past and present. New York : H. W. Wilson p. 429-435. 7 p.
Chapter

British contributions to morphology.
Katamba, F.X. 2000 In: Morphology/morphologie : a handbook on inflection and word formation/ein Handbuch zur Flexion und Wortbildung. Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter p. 429-434. 6 p.
Chapter

The syllable in Luganda phonology and morphology.
Katamba, F.X., Hyman, L. 1999 In: The syllable : facts and views. Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter p. 349-416. 68 p.
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