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Description of research and teaching

Research

  • Typological features of demonstratives
  • Uduk language description and documentation
  • Phonological typology

Teaching

  • Field Linguistics
  • Introduction to Articulatory Phonetics
  • Advanced Articulatory Phonetics
  • Phonological Typology
  • Pre-colonial history of Sudan
  • Nilo-Saharan languages

Education/Academic qualification

African linguistics, PhD, University of Helsinki

20092015

Phonetics, M.A., University of Helsinki

20042009

Linguistics, B.A., University of Pittsburgh

19992003

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • Linguistics
  • Phonetics
  • linguistic diversity
  • Linguistic typology
  • linguistic complexity
  • Phonology
  • African Languages

Publications 2008 2015

  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review Article
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
  • 1 Master's thesis

Complex Verbal Predicates in Uduk

Killian, D., 2015, Nilo-Saharan: Models and Descriptions. Mietzner, A. & Storch, A. (eds.). Rudiger Köppe, Vol. 28. p. 177-197 21 p. (Nilo-Saharan; vol. 28).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Topics in Uduk Phonology and Morphosyntax

Killian, D., 2015, Helsinki: University of Helsinki, Department of World Cultures. 423 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisMonograph

Open Access
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Review of Quint, Nicolas: The Phonology of Koalib

Killian, D., 2012, In : Orientalistische Literaturzeitung. 107, 4-5, p. 343-345 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Khoemana and the Griqua: Identity at the Heart of Phonological Attrition

Killian, D., 2008, 112 p.

Research output: ThesisMaster's thesisTheses

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Projects 2010 2010

Activities 2011 2011

  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

Addis Ababa University

Don Killian (Visiting researcher)
2 Feb 201110 Aug 2011

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution