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Name: Diane  Frances  Lesley-Neuman (IPA: Diane Lesley-Neuman)
Institution: University of the Gambia
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State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Phonology-Morphology Interface, Phonological Theory, Phonological and Syntactic Representation
Subject Language(s): Karamojong
Language Family(ies): Nilo-Saharan
Selected Publications: ATR Harmony in Karimojong Verbs: Justification for a Stratal Optimality Theory. Ma Thesis, University of Colorado at Boulder
-Morpho-Phonological Levels and Grammaticalization in Karimojong: A Review of the Evidence. Studies in African Linguistics 41(1)2012
ATR Harmony in Optinality THeory: What Can the Optimal System Look Like? In Mietzner & Storch (2015) Nilo-Saharan: Models and Descriptions. Cologne: Rudiger Koeppe Verlag. Chapter 19.
Courses Taught: Accent Reduction for International Students
English to Speakers of Other Languages
Language Policy in Africa
Reviewer of: Bidirectional Optimality Theory (LL Issue 24.2938)
Academic Paper Abstract: Eastern Nilotic Vowel Harmony and Optimality Theory: What Can the Optimal System Look Like?

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