Keith L. Snider

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Abbotsford, B.C.
CANADA V3G 2C8

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Research interests

Books

1999. The Geometry and Features of Tone. Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics 133. Dallas.

1993. (co-editor with Harry van der Hulst) The Representation of Tonal Register. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Selected publications

Publications in SIL International Bibliography

2004. “SIL comparative African word list (SILCAWL). ” Snider, Keith and James Roberts. Journal of West African Languages 31 (2): 73-122.

1998. “Phonetic realisation of downstep in Bimoba.” Phonology 15.1, 77-101.

1993. (with Harry van der Hulst) “Issues in the representation of tonal register.” In Harry van der Hulst and Keith Snider, eds. The Representation of Tonal Register. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

1990. “Tonal upstep in Krachi: Evidence for a register tier.” Language 66.3, 453-74.

1989. “Vowel coalescence in Chumburung: An autosegmental analysis.” Lingua 78, 217-32.

1988. “Towards the representation of tone: A three dimensional approach.” In Harry van der Hulst and Norval Smith, eds. Features, Segmental Structure and Harmony Processes, Vol. 1, 237-69. Dordrecht: Foris Publications.

Selected papers presented

2008. “Tone and Orthography in the African Context: What Linguists Need to Know.” Presented at the Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Georgia, Athens.

2007. “Towards a Typology of Tonal Downstep.” Presented at the Linguistics Colloquium Series, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

2002. “ Automatic and nonautomatic downstep in Chumburung: An instrumental comparison.” Presented at the 9th International Phonology Meeting, Vienna, Austria.

2001. “Pitch and vowel quality in Chumburung: An instrumental study.” Presented at the 32nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Berkeley, CA.

1998. “Tone and utterance length in Chumburung: An instrumental study.” Presented at the 28th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Works Online

2010. (with Larry Hayashi) “ComparaLex.“ A research database for comparing different word lists. http://comparalex.canil.ca/