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Academic publications

Bert Remijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker. (2020). A descriptive analysis of adjectives in Shilluk. Hawai’i: Language Documentation & Conservation, Vol. Special Publication 14

D. Robert Ladd and James P. Kirby (2020). Tone-melody Matching in Tone Language Singing. In C. Gussenhoven & A. Chen (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Prosody, 676–687.

Bert Remijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker (2020). Forms and functions of the associated-motion derivations of Shilluk transitive verbs. Hawai’i: Language Documentation & Conservation, Vol. Special Publication 14

Bert Remijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker (2020). Floating quantity in Shilluk. Language, 96(3), e135-e156.

Bert Remijsen, Otto Gwado Ayoker, and Signe Jørgensen (2019). Ternary vowel length in Shilluk. Phonology 36(1),  91-125.

Bert Remijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker (2019). Inflectional morphology and number marking in Shilluk nouns. Hawai’i: Language Documentation & Conservation, Vol. Special Publication 14

Bert Remijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker (2018). Forms and functions of the base paradigm of Shilluk transitive verbs. Hawai’i: Language Documentation & Conservation, Vol. Special Publication 14

Bert Remijsen, Cynthia L. Miller-Naudé, and Leoma G. Gilley (2016). The morphology of Shilluk transitive verbs. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 37(2), 201-245.

Bert Remijsen, Cynthia L. Miller-Naudé, and Leoma G. Gilley (2015). “Stem-Internal and Affixal Morphology in Shilluk.” In The Oxford Handbook of Inflection.

Bert Remijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker (2014). Evidence for contrastive tonal alignment in Shilluk. In Fourth International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages.

Bert Remijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker (2014). Contrastive tonal alignment in falling contours in Shilluk. Phonology, 31(3), 435-462.

Bert Remijsen (2014). Evidence for three-level vowel length in Ageer Dinka. Above and beyond the segments: experimental linguistics and phonetics. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: Benjamins, 246-260.

Impey, Angela (2013). Keeping in touch via cassette: Tracing Dinka songs from cattle camp to transnational audio-letter. Journal of African Cultural Studies 25(2), 197-210.

Bert Remijsen (2013) Tonal alignment is contrastive in falling contours in Dinka. Language 89(2), 297-327.

D. Robert Ladd (2012) Orthographic reform in Dinka: some general considerations and a proposal. University of Edinburgh manuscript. Click here to download.

Bert Remijsen, Otto Gwado Ayoker & Timothy Mills (2011) Shilluk. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 41, 131-145.

Tatiana Reid (2010) Aspects of Phonetics, Phonology and Morphophonology of Thok Reel. University of Edinburgh MSc by research dissertation. Click here to download.

D. Robert Ladd, Bert Remijsen & Caguor Adong Manyang (2009) On the distinction between regular and irregular inflectional morphology: evidence from Dinka. Language 85(3), 659-670.

Tatiana Reid (2009) Suprasegmentals in Shilluk nominal morphophonology. University of Edinburgh undergraduate Honours dissertation. Click here to download.

Bert Remijsen & D. Robert Ladd (2008) The tone system of the Luanyjang dialect of Dinka. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 29(2), 173-213.

Bert Remijsen & Caguor Adong Manyang (2009) Luanyjang Dinka (Illustrations of the IPA). Journal of the International Phonetic Association 39(1), 113-124.

Bert Remijsen & Leoma Gilley (2008) Why are three-level vowel length systems rare? Insights from Dinka (Luanyjang dialect). Journal of Phonetics 36(2), 318-344.

Invited Talks

Tatiana Reid (2014). Tone in Thok Reel. ILCAA 50 years. Information Structure in Africa, with and international workshop on Nilotic Linguistics. Kyoto University, Japan. 5 October 2014.

Tatiana Reid (2014). Phonetics and phonology of Thok Reel. Department of African Studies, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia. February 2011.

Tatiana Reid (2010). Elements of Agreement in Thok Reel. Peter Ackema’s Current Issues in Morphology course. The University of Edinburgh. March 2010.

Tatiana Reid (2009). Language and Identity: The Atuot language of Dinka?’ Language in Context Research Group. The University of Edinburgh. October 2009.

Conference presentations

Mirella L. Blum (2021). On the definition of adjectives in Dinka. Annual Conference at African Linguistics 51-52, University of Florida. April 2021.

Mirella L. Blum (2020). Verbal inflection and tense-aspect in Bor Dinka. 50th Colloquium of African Languages and Linguistics, Leiden University, September 1 2020.

Mirella L. Blum (2020). A descriptive analysis of the tone system of Hol Dinka. The Cancelled Conference Conference, Centre for Data, Culture and Society, University of Edinburgh, 16 June 2020.

D. Robert Ladd (2012). Singing in Tone Languages: An introduction to the kinds of things we might expect to find. Workshop on Relationships of Speech Tone and Music, Vienna, July 2012.

Bert Remijsen (2011). Tonal movement as a phonological feature – evidence from tonal alignment in Dinka. Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society – Canberra, 4 December 2011. [click here to download the presentation as a pdf]

Bert Remijsen (2010). Tone systems of Dinka dialects. The Fourth European Conference on Tone and Intonation (TIE4), September 9-11 2010, Stockholm University. [the presentation is available from the conference website in pdf format, with embedded sound examples]

Tatiana Reid (2010). The Sound System of Thok Reel. 40th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics. Leiden University Centre of Linguistics (LUCL) African linguistics, 23-25 August 2010. [click here to download the presentation as a pdf]

Tatiana Reid (2010). Morphophonological alternations in Thok Reel verb inflection. LEL postgraduate conference, University of Edinburgh, June 2010.

Tatiana Reid (2009). Lost in Perception: transcribing distinctions not present in one’s native language. Student conference, 3L International Summer School on Language Description and Documentation. SOAS, The University of London, July 2009.

Bert Remijsen, Cynthia L. Miller, Leoma G. Gilley, Otto Gwado Ayoker (2009). Length and tone in the morphophonology of transitive verbs in Shilluk. Morphology of the World’s Languages – Leipzig, 11-13 2009 . [click here to download the presentation as a pdf]

Bert Remijsen (2007). Why are three-level vowel length systems rare? Insights from Dinka (Luanyjang dialect). Pre-ALT VII Workshop Linguistic Typology and Language Documentation – Paris, 24-25 September 2007 [click here to download the presentation]

Bert Remijsen (2006). Tone and tone sandhi in Luanjyang Dinka (Nilotic, Sudan). Complexity in tone and accent systems – Lyon, 11 October 2006.

D. Robert Ladd, Bert Remijsen & Caguor Adong Manyang (2007) Dinka noun plurals and their implications for theories of morphology. The 15th Manchester Phonology Meeting – Manchester, 24-26 May 2007

Bert Remijsen & D. Robert Ladd (2006). Tone sandhi and tonal morphology in Dinka (Luanyjang dialect). Second TIE: Conference on the Typology of Tone and Intonation (TIE2) – Berlin, 7-9 September 2006