Veröffentlichungen

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

Co-editor of the peer-reviewed online journal Afrikanistik-Aegyptologie-Online (AAeO)
Co-editor of the peer-reviewed online journal The Mouth
Co-editor of the book series Anthropological Linguistics (Mouton de Gruyter)
Co-editor of the book series Mainzer Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung, Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2021

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Hollington, Andrea, Angelika Mietzner, Nico Nassenstein, Anne Storch & Sara Zavaree (eds.). 2021a. The Other’s Other. Journal of Postcolonial Linguistics 4 (Guest-edited Special issue). (197pp.)

Journal articles and book chapters

Nassenstein, Nico. 2021b. On being Acholi in Kampala: Performing the Ugandan ‘Norzern Connection’. Journal of Postcolonial Linguistics 4: 84-101.

Zavaree, Sara, Anne Storch, Nico Nassenstein, Angelika Mietzner & Andrea Hollington. 2021c. Phantasy, resistance and alienation in language and discourse: An introduction. Journal of Postcolonial Linguistics 4: 1-12.

Fanego Palat, Axel & Nico Nassenstein. 2021d. Linguistic road works ahead: A commentary on language, integration and unfulfilled obligations. The Mouth 8: 202–216.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2021e. Translinguale Praktiken als Strategien der Entdifferenzierung: Afrikanistische Perspektiven auf sprachliche Hybridität. In Dizdar, Dilek, Stefan Hirschauer, Johannes Paulmann & Gabriele Schabacher (eds.), Humandifferenzierung: Disziplinäre Perspektiven und empirische Sondierungen, pp. 160-182. Weilerswist: Velbrück.

Nassenstein, Nico & Helma Pasch. 2021f. Phasal polarity in Lingala and Sango. In Raija L. Kramer (ed.), The Expression of Phasal Polarity in African Languages, 93-127. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Storch, Anne & Nico Nassenstein. 2021g. Balamane: Variations on a noisy ground. In Warnke, Ingo H., Anna-Katherina Hornidge & Susanne Schattenberg (eds.), Kontradiktorische Diskurse und die Macht im Widerspruch, pp. 23-51. Berlin: Springer.

Hollington, Andrea, Nico Nassenstein & Anne Storch. 2021h. Linguistic trash. Postcolonial Text 16,2. [https://www.postcolonial.org/index.php/pct/article/view/ 2600/2497].

Dombrowsky-Hahn, Klaudia, Axel Fanego Palat, Sabine Littig & Nico Nassenstein. 2021i. Jenseits des Referenzrahmens: Erfahrungen afrikanischer Migrant*innen mit sprachlicher Integration im Rhein-Main-Gebiet. In Erfurt, Jürgen & Peter Reimer (eds.), Afrikanische Sprachen in Europa (special issue). Osnabrücker Beiträge zur Sprachtheorie 98: 157-188.

 

2020

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Nassenstein, Nico & Anne Storch (eds.). 2020a. Swearing and Cursing. Contexts and Practices in a Critical Linguistic Perspective. [Language and Social Life 22]. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton. (335pp.)

Shinagawa, Daisuke & Nico Nassenstein (eds.). 2020b. Variation in Swahili. Swahili Forum 26 (2019) (Guest-edited Special Issue). (299pp.) [dated 2019, published 2020]

Fleisch, Axel, Angelika Mietzner, Nico Nassenstein & Anne Storch. 2020c. Worte, Stimmen, Räume: Eine Einladung. Mit einem Beitrag von Ingo H. Warnke. The Mouth Special Issue 4. (175pp.)

Storch, Anne & Nico Nassenstein. 2020d. Metasex: The Discourse of Intimacy and Transgression. [Culture and Language Use 22]. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. (133pp.)

Nassenstein, Nico (ed.) forthcoming. Swahili Proverbs from the DR Congo. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe.

Journal articles and book chapters

Nassenstein, Nico. 2020f. On the variability of Kiswahili in Bujumbura (Burundi). Swahili Forum 26: 205-239.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2020g. Mock Chinese in Kinshasa: On Lingala speakers’ offensive language use and verbal hostility. In Nassenstein, Nico & Anne Storch (eds.), Swearing and Cursing. Contexts and Practices in a Critical Linguistic Perspective, pp. 185-208. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2020h. Pragmatics in Bakuli: A linguistic ethnographer’s notes from the neighborhood. Journal of Postcolonial Linguistics 2: 108-127.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2020i. Playing with accents: On Ugandan Englishes and indexical signs of urbanity and rurality. Sociolinguistic Studies 14,3: 347-369.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2020j. Tokooos! as a linguistic fashion: The recontextualization and appropriation of Lingala youth language. Linguistics Vanguard 6,s4: 20190035.

Nassenstein, Nico & Paulin Baraka Bose. 2020k. Morphological features of Kiswahili youth language(s): Evidence from Dar es Salaam, Goma, Lubumbashi and Nairobi. Linguistics Vanguard 6,s4: 20190034.

Nassenstein, Nico & Gerrit J. Dimmendaal. 2020l. Bunia Swahili and emblematic language use. Journal of Language Contact 12,3: 823-855.

Nassenstein, Nico & Daisuke Shinagawa. 2020m. On variation in Swahili: Current approaches, trends and directions. Swahili Forum 26: 1-45.

Storch, Anne & Nico Nassenstein. 2020n. “I will kill you today” – Reading “bad language” and swearing through Otherness, mimesis, abjection and camp. In Nassenstein, Nico & Anne Storch (eds.), Swearing and Cursing. Contexts and Practices in a Critical Linguistic Perspective, pp. 3-35. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.

Storch, Anne & Nico Nassenstein. 2020o. Café Senegales. The Mouth 7: 132-155.

Storch, Anne & Nico Nassenstein. 2020p. Divisions and schisms in the party space. In Andrews, Hazel (ed.), Tourism and Brexit: Travel, Borders and Identity, pp. 125-140. Bristol: Channel View.

Other (working papers, book reviews, blog posts, language guides without peer-review etc.)

Nassenstein, Nico. 2020r. Translanguaging in Yabacrâne: On youth’s fluid linguistic strategies in Eastern DR Congo. Arbeitspapiere des Instituts für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Working Papers of the Department of Anthropology and African Studies of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) 190.

 

2019

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y., Andrea Hollington, Nico Nassenstein & Anne Storch (eds.) 2019a. Creativity in Language. International Journal of Language and Culture 6,1. (223pp.)

Journal articles and book chapters

Hollington, Andrea & Nico Nassenstein. 2019b. More thoughts on creative and secret language practices. International Journal of Culture and Language 6,1: 217-223.

Hollington, Andrea & Nico Nassenstein. 2019c. African languages in urban contexts. In Wolff, Ekkehard (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of African Linguistics, pp. 535-554. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2019d. Manipulation in late life: Secret agency and the unintelligible in the speech of the elderly in Eastern Congo. International Journal of Culture and Language 6,1: 45-62.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2019e. The Hakuna Matata Swahili: Linguistic souvenirs from the Kenyan coast. In Mietzner, Angelika & Anne Storch (eds.), Language and Tourism in Postcolonial Settings, pp. 130-156. Bristol: Channel View Publications.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2019f. The linguistic taboo of poisoning in Kivu Swahili. In Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald & Anne Storch (eds.), Taboo in Language and Discourse. The Mouth 4: 117-134.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2019g. Kinyarwanda and Kirundi: On colonial divisions, discourses of national belonging, and language boundaries. Modern Africa: Politics, History and Society 7,1: 11-40.

Nassenstein, Nico & Maren Rüsch. 2019h. Skinscape souvenirs and globalized bodies: Tattoo tourism and language in East Africa. In Kloß, Sinah T. (ed.), Tattoo Histories: Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattoos, pp. 237-255. New York/London: Routledge.

Other (working papers, book reviews, language guides without peer-review etc.)

Nassenstein, Nico & Alexander Tacke-Köster. 2019i. Luganda für Uganda – Wort für Wort. [Kauderwelsch 232]. Bielefeld: Reise Know-How Verlag Peter Rump. (192pp.)

 

2018

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Hollington, Andrea, Nico Nassenstein & Anne Storch (eds.) 2018a. Critical Youth Language Studies – Rethinking Concepts. The Mouth 3 (217pp.).

Journal articles and book chapters

Hollington, Andrea & Nico Nassenstein. 2018b. From the hood to public discourse: The social spread of African youth languages. Anthropological Linguistics 59,4: 390-413. [dated 2017, published 2018]

Hollington, Andrea & Nico Nassenstein. 2018c. African youth language practices and social media. In Ziegler, Arne (ed.), Jugendsprachen/Youth Languages: Aktuelle Perspektiven internationaler Forschung/Current Perspectives of International Research, 807–828. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter Mouton.

Nassenstein, Nico, Andrea Hollington & Anne Storch. 2018d. Disinventing and demystifying youth language: Critical Perspectives. The Mouth 3: 9-28.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2018e. Rural youth language practices: Linguistic creativity and the globalized African village. In Seale, Elizabeth & Christine Mallinson (eds.), Rural Voices: Language, Identity, and Social Change across Place, 105-124. Lanham/London: Lexington Books.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2018f. “I swear they said this...”: Kritische Gedanken zu afrikanischen Jugendsprachen und ihren Beschreibungspraktiken. The Mouth 3: 29-63.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2018g. Language movement and pragmatic change in a conflict area: The border triangle of Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo. In Albaugh, Ericka A. & Kathryn M. de Luna (eds.), Tracing Language Movement in Africa, 295–318. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2018h. Politeness in Kisangani Swahili: Speakers’ pragmatic strategies at the fringes of the Kiswahili-Speaking World. Afrikanistik-Aegpytologie-Online (AAeO) 2018. [https://www.afrikanistik-aegyptologie-online.de/archiv/2018/4654]

 

2017

Journal articles and book chapters

Nassenstein, Nico & Rémi Tchokothe. 2017a. From home to home: African youth languages in the diaspora. In Kaji, Shigeki (eds.), Proceedings of the 8th World Congress of African Linguistics, 313-329. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA).

Storch, Anne, Angelika Mietzner, Nico Nassenstein, Janine Traber & Nina Schneider. 2017b. Normaliminalities: Artefacts from various Souths and Norths. The Mouth 1: 1-171. [https://themouthjournal.com/issue-no-1/].

Nassenstein, Nico. 2017c. Une promenade linguistique with a Senegalese street vendor: Reflecting multilingual practice and language ideology in El Arenal, Mallorca. The Mouth 2: 79–95.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2017d. Kirundi Slang – Youth identity and linguistic manipulations. In Ebongue, Augustin Emmanuel & Ellen Hurst (eds.), Sociolinguistics in African Contexts: Perspectives and Challenges, 247-267. New York: Springer.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2017e. Style, sociability and innovations in Makerere English. In Beyer, Klaus & Raija Kramer (guest eds.), Language Change under Multilingual Conditions: Case Studies from Africa. Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 24: 73-92.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2017f. Pluractional marking in Bunia Swahili (Ituri Kingwana), STUF (Language Typology and Universals) 70,1: 195–213.

 

2016

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Nassenstein, Nico & Paulin Baraka Bose. 2016a. Kivu Swahili Texts and Grammar Notes. Munich: Lincom. (230pp.)

Journal articles and book chapters

Baraka Bose, Paulin & Nico Nassenstein. 2016b. Morphosyntactic core features of Kivu Swahili: A synopsis. Afrikanistik-Aegyptologie-Online (AAeO) 2016. [https://www.afrikanistik-aegyptologie-online.de/archiv/2016/4479]

Nassenstein, Nico & Andrea Hollington. 2016c. Global repertoires and urban fluidity: Youth languages in Africa. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 242: 171-193.

Rüsch, Maren & Nico Nassenstein. 2016d. Ethno-regional ideologies and linguistic manipulation in the creation of the youth language Leb pa Bulu. Critical Multilingualism Studies 4,2: 174-208.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2016e. Mombasa’s Swahili-based ‘Coasti Slang’ in a super-diverse space: Languages in contact on the beach. African Study Monographs 37,3: 117-143.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2016f. The new urban youth language ‘Yabacrâne’ in Goma (DR Congo). Sociolinguistic Studies 10,1-2: 233-258.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2016g. A preliminary description of Ugandan English. World Englishes 35,3: 396-420.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2016h. The metrolingual use of Swahili in urban Ugandan landscapes and everyday conversation. Voices from Around the World 2. [http://gssc.uni-koeln.de/node/948].

 

2015

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Nassenstein, Nico. 2015a. Kisangani Swahili. Choices and Variation in a Multilingual Urban Space. München: Lincom (260pp.).

Nassenstein, Nico & Andrea Hollington (eds.) 2015b. Youth Languages in Africa and Beyond. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (366pp.)

Journal articles and book chapters

Hollington, Andrea & Nico Nassenstein. 2015c. Youth language practices in Africa as creative manifestations of fluid repertoires and markers of speakers’ social identity. In Nassenstein, Nico & Andrea Hollington (eds.), Youth Language Practices in Africa and Beyond, 1–22. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Hollington, Andrea & Nico Nassenstein. 2015d. Conclusion and outlook: Taking new directions in the study of youth language practices. In Nassenstein, Nico & Andrea Hollington (eds.), Youth Language Practices in Africa and Beyond, 345–356. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2015e. The emergence of Langila in Kinshasa (DR Congo). In Nassenstein, Nico & Andrea Hollington (eds.), Youth Language Practices in Africa and Beyond, 81–98. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Nassenstein, Nico. 2015f. Imvugo y’Umuhanda: Youth language practices in Kigali (Rwanda). In Nassenstein, Nico & Andrea Hollington (eds.), Youth Language Practices in Africa and Beyond, 185–204. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

 

2014

Monographs, edited volumes and special issues

Nassenstein, Nico. 2014a. A Grammatical Study of the Youth Language Yanké. Munich: LINCOM. (173pp.)

 

2012

Journal articles and book chapters

Nassenstein, Nico. 2012a. Directionality in Lingala. In Claudi, Ulrike & Angelika Mietzner (eds.), Directionality in Grammar and Discourse: Case Studies from Africa, 189–204. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe.

Other (working papers, book reviews, language guides without peer-review etc.)

Nassenstein, Nico & Rogério Goma Mpasi. 2012b. Lingala für den Kongo – Wort für Wort (mit Lingala Slang) [Kauderwelsch 70, 2nd revised edition]. Bielefeld: Reise Know-How Verlag Peter Rump. (160pp.)

 

2011

Other (working papers, book reviews, language guides without peer-review etc.)

Nassenstein, Nico. 2011a. Tozóyékola Lingala. Eine praktische Einführung in die aktuelle Sprache von Kinshasa. Aachen: Shaker Media. (240pp.)

Nassenstein, Nico. 2011b. Grundkurs Lingala. Bad Honnef: InWEnt.

 

2008

Other (working papers, book reviews, language guides without peer-review etc.)

Nassenstein, Nico. 2008a. Kikongo – Wort für Wort. [Kauderwelsch 220]. Bielefeld: Reise Know-How Verlag Peter Rump. (192pp.)