Publications

Articles

  • Bhatt, Parth & Tonjes Veenstra. 2013. Introduction. In Parth Bhatt & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.), Creole Languages and Linguistic Typology, 1-7. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Hartmann, Katharina &Tonjes Veenstra. 2013. Introduction. In Katharina Hartmann & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.), Cleft Structures, 1-32. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Aboh, Enoch, Tonjes Veenstra & Norval Smith. 2013. Saramaccan structure dataset. In Susanne Maria Michaelis, Philippe Maurer, Martin Haspelmath & Magnus Huber (eds.) , Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures Online, x-x. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  • Aboh, Enoch, Tonjes Veenstra & Norval Smith. 2013. Saramaccan. In Susanne Maria Michaelis, Philippe Maurer, Martin Haspelmath & Magnus Huber (eds.), The Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages, vol. 1, 27-38. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2012. Saramaccan. In Berndt Kortmann & Kerstin Lunkenheimer (eds.), The Mouton World Atlas of Variation in English, 291-231. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Bhatt, Parth & Tonjes Veenstra. 2011. Creoles and Typology: Introduction [Special Issue]. In Parth Bhatt & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.), Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 26(1), 1-3.
  • Aboh, Enoch O., Adrienne Bruyn, James Essegbey, Silvia Kouwenberg, Rocky R. Meade, Pieter Muysken, Margot van den Berg & Tonjes Veenstra. 2011. A Tribute to Norval Smith. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 26.2. 235-246.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2009. Verb allomorphy and the syntax of phases. In Enoch Aboh & Norval Smith (eds.), Complex processes in new languages, 99-114. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2008. Pidgin/creole genesis: the impact of the language bioprogram hypothesis. In Silvia Kouwenberg & John Singler (eds.), The handbook of pidgin and creole studies, 219-241. London: Blackwell.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2008. Syntaxis pur: expletiva im Papiamentu. In Eva-Maria Remberger & Guido Mensching (eds.), Romanistische Syntax - minimalistisch, 61-82. Tübingen: Gunter Narr.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2007. Verb Allomorphy in French-related creoles and the syntax-phonology interface. In Emily Elfner & Martin Walkow (eds.), Proceedings of NELS 37, 17-30. Amherst, MA (USA): GSLA Publications.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2006. Head ordering in synthetic compounding: acquisition processes and creole genesis. In Parth Bhatt & Ingo Plag (eds.), The structure of creole words, 201-222. Tübingen: Niemeyer.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2006. Modeling creole genesis: headedness in morphology. In Ana Deumert & Stephanie Durrleman (eds.), Structure and variation in language contact, 61-84. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Pfaff, Carol & Tonjes Veenstra. 2005. Germans in America: immigration history and language development. In Andreas Etges & Ursula Lehmkuhl (eds.), Atlantic passages: Constitution - immigration - internationalization (in memoriam Willi Paul Adams), 107-115. Münster: LIT Verlag.
  • Muysken, Pieter & Tonjes Veenstra. 2005. Serial verb constructions. In Martin Everaert & Henk van Riemsdijk (eds.), The syntax companion, 232-268. London: Blackwell.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2003. What verbal morphology can tell us about creole genesis: the case of French-related creoles. In Ingo Plag & Sabine Lappe (eds.), The phonology and morphology of creole languages, 293-314. Tübingen: Niemeyer.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2003. Menage à trois: how promiscuous are objects in resultatives?. In Dany Adone (ed.), Recent developments in creole studies, 223-232. Tübingen: Niemeyer.
  • Becker, Angelika & Tonjes Veenstra. 2003. Creole prototypes as basic varieties and inflectional morphology. In Christine Dimroth & Marianne Starren (eds.), Information structure, linguistic structure and the dynamics of language acquisition, 235-266. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2003. Unaccusativity in Saramaccan: the syntax of resultatives. In Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou & Martin Everaert (eds.), The Unaccusativity puzzle: studies on the syntax-lexicon interface, 269-287. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Becker, Angelika & Tonjes Veenstra. 2003. The survival of inflectional morphology in French-related creoles: the role of SLA processes. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 25. 283-306.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2001. Les verbes sériels en Saramaka: inventaire. Amerindia 26/27. 319-344.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2001. Getting results in Saramaccan. In Ernesto D'Andrade, Dulce Pereira & Maria Antónia Mota (eds.), Crioulos de base Portuguesa, 144-167. Lissabon: APL.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 2000. Verb serialisation and object position. Linguistics 38. 867-888.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1998. Basic argument structure: transitivity alternations in Saramaccan. In Jacques Arends & Adrienne Bruyn (eds.), Mengelwerk voor Muysken, 20-23. Amsterdam: Instituut voor Algemene Taalwetenschap.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1997. X'-configurations and the status of shared arguments in serial verb constructions. In Rose-Marie Dechaine & Victor Manfredi (eds.), Object position in Benue-Kwa, 207-221. Den Haag: HAG.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1996. Serial Verb Constructions as Secondary Predicates. In Antonietta Bisetti, Laura Brugè, João Costa, Rob Goedemans, Nicola Munaro & Ruben van de Vijver (eds.), Proceedings of Console 3, 279-292.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1996. The pronominal system of Saramaccan. In Daniel Véronique (ed.), Matériaux pour l'étude des classes grammaticales dans les langues créoles, 259-271. Aix-en-Provence (F): Publications de l'Université de Provence.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1996. Grammaticalised verbs in Saramaccan: the interplay between syntax and semantics. In Philip Baker & Anand Syea (eds.), Changing meanings, changing functions: papers relating to grammaticalization in contact languages, 95-112. London: Battlebridge Press.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes & Hans den Besten. 1995. Fronting. In Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken & Norval Smith (eds.), Pidgins and creoles: an introduction, 303-315. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Muysken, Pieter & Tonjes Veenstra. 1995. Serial verb constructions. In Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken & Norval Smith (eds.), Pidgins and creoles: an introduction, 289-301. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Bakker, Peter, Norval Smith & Tonjes Veenstra. 1995. Saramaccan. In Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken & Norval Smith (eds.), Pidgins and creoles: an introduction, 165-168. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Muysken, Pieter & Tonjes Veenstra. 1995. Haitian. In Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken & Norval Smith (eds.), Pidgins and creoles: an introduction, 153-164. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Muysken, Pieter & Tonjes Veenstra. 1995. Universalist approaches. In Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken & Norval Smith (eds.), Pidgins and Creoles: an introduction, 121-134. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Law, Paul & Tonjes Veenstra. 1994. A note on the Theme-Serial Verb Constructions in Haitian. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics 9. 121-126.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1994. The acquisition of functional categories: The creole way. In Dany Adone & Ingo Plag (eds.), Creolization and language change, 99-115. Tübingen: Niemeyer.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1993. Serial verb constructions, parameter settings and thematic restrictions on argument sharing. In Frank Drijkoningen & Kees Hengeveld (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 1993, 153-164. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Bruyn, Adrienne & Tonjes Veenstra. 1993. The creolization of Dutch. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics 8. 29-80.
  • Law, Paul & Tonjes Veenstra. 1992. Preliminaries on the syntactic structure of serial verb constructions. In Claire Lefebvre (ed.), Travaux de recherche sur le créole Haïtien, vol. 7, 1-16. Montréal: UQAM.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1992. Double object constructions in Haitian creole. In Claire Lefebvre & John Lumsden (eds.), Classification sémantique des verbes du Fon et du créole Haitien, vol. 1, 170-193. Montréal: UQAM.
  • Law, Paul & Tonjes Veenstra. 1992. On empty operators in serial verb constructions. In Chris Collins & Victor Manfredi (eds.), Proceedings of the Kwa comparative syntax workshop, MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 17, 183-205.
  • Law, Paul & Tonjes Veenstra. 1992. On the structure of serial verb constructions. Linguistic Analysis 3-4. 185-217.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1989. Coordinate vs subordinate serial verb constructions. In Peter Bakker & Norval Smith (eds.), Amsterdam Creole Studies 10, 49-66.

Monographs

  • Veenstra, Tonjes. 1996. Serial verbs in Saramaccan: predication and creole genesis. Dordrecht: ICG Printing.

Edited volumes

  • Hartmann, Katharina & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.). 2013. Cleft Structures (Linguistik Aktuell). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Bhatt, Parth & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.). 2013. Creoles Languages and Linguistic Typology (Benjamins Current Topics). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Bhatt, Parth & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.). 2011. Creoles and Typology [Special Issue] (Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 26(1)). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Eckardt, Regine, Gerhard Jäger & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.). 2008. Variation, selection, development: Probing the evolutionary model of language change. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Smith, Norval & Tonjes Veenstra (eds.). 2001. Creolization and contact. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes & Jacques Arends (eds.). 1995. Amsterdam Creole Studies 12. Amsterdam: Instituut voor Algemene Taalwetenschap.
  • Veenstra, Tonjes (ed.). 1994. Amsterdam Creole Studies 11. Amsterdam: Instituut voor Algemene Taalwetenschap.