Welcome to Season 3 of Field Notes! Field Notes episodes will now be released monthly. This season will feature one insider linguist each month. If you would like to hear more Field Notes content, you can now support Field Notes on Patreon!
This special first episode features Professor Nancy Kula studied phonology for her PhD at the University of Leiden. She has an MA in Linguistics from SOAS, University of London, and a BA in Education with African Languages and Linguistics from the University of Zambia. Following her PhD, she held a post-doctoral position in Leiden and at SOAS for three years and now works at the University of Essex since 2007. She has worked on many topics in phonology including tone and intonation and theoretically works on element theory. She is also interested in Language Policy as it applies to education in multilingual contexts and is currently running a project covering Botswana, Tanzania and Zambia. She has published in international linguistics journals, has edited a number of volumes and serves on international editorial boards.
Things mentioned in this episode:
- Nancy's profile at The Uni of Essex
- Bemba language
- Bantu language family
- Nancy on Twitter @nancyckula & @bringing_in
- Nancy's work on ResearchGate & academia.edu
- Field Notes Episode 5 with Khairunnisa on Insider Researcher Language Documentation on Sasak
- Field Notes Episode 11 with Alex Garcia on Monolingual Fieldwork in The Philippines