Nuba Mountain Languages Phonology Workshop
August 29, 2013
Languages spoken in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan have rich tonal and segmental phonological properties. The Nuba Mountain Languages Phonology Workshop will provide an informal forum for researchers to present and discuss phonological data and analyses, following the spirit of the 1st Nuba Mountain Languages Conference held in 2011.
The workshop will be held at Leiden University on Thursday, August 29, 2013, directly following the 43rd Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics.
Schedule of talks
o Nicolas Quint (LLACAN, CNRS) “Vowel Harmony in Koalib”
o Jade Comfort (Leiden University) “A Sketch of Uncunwee Phonology (Kordofan Nubian)”
o Heleen Smits (Leiden University) “Tone in Lumun”
o Nabil Abdalla Kuku (SIL) “Tone in Laru”
o Sharon Rose (University of California, San Diego) “Types of dissimilation in Moro”
o Russell Norton (SIL) “Voicing in Talodi Languages”
o John van der Elst (Cologne University) “Latent consonants in Dagik (Talodi)”
The Nuba Mountain Languages Phonology Workshop is supported by the KNAW (Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) and is free to participants.
Please refer to the CALL website above for information on accommodation and procuring visas.