Lee Bickmore

Lee S. Bickmore

Primary Field
Linguistic Anthropology
Position
Chair of Linguistics Program
https://www.albany.edu/anthropology
Professor of Linguistic Anthropology, SUNY, University at Albany, Department of Anthropology
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Knowledge / Expertise
Interest/Specialty Areas Linguistics, phonology, tone, stress
Biography

Dr. Lee Bickmore is a linguistic anthropologist whose research focuses on linguistic prosody, especially tone. His interests include the Bantu languages of Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Zambia with secondary interests in Polynesian languages (particularly Tahitian) and MesoAmerican languages (particularly Zapotec and Triqui).

His monograph: Cilungu, Phonology. lt is a comprehensive study of the phonological and morphological patterns found in this Zambian Bantu language. Nearly all of his published papers are analyses of first-hand data collected from native speakers, some of which are co-authors. He has a joint affiliation with the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Two recent publications by Dr. Bickmore:

Bickmore, L (forthcoming) “Phonological and Morphological Influences on Vowel Hiatus Resolution in Rutooro.” Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus.

Mkochi, W & L Bickmore (forthcoming) “Tonal Evidence for the Prosodic Stem in Malawian CiTonga.” Journal of African Languages and Linguistics

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Geographic Areas of Expertise International
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya
Malawi
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Languages
French
Curriculum Vitae
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