SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Abbie Hantgan

BA (Warren Wilson College), PhD (Indiana)
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Abbie Hantgan
Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Leverhulme Post-Doctoral Fellow

Crossroads - Investigating the unexplored side of multilingualism

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr Abbie Hantgan
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Abbie Hantgan studied General and African Linguistics at Indiana University. For her Ph.D. dissertation project, she conducted extensive fieldwork on Bangime, a language isolate spoken among Dogon speakers in Mali. She came to SOAS in 2014 as a postdoctoral fellow on the Crossroads project. Details about the project can be found hat the Crossroads web site.



Abbie Hantgan’s research interests include phonology and morphology in Niger-Congo languages, with a focus on autosegmental features, tone and vowel harmony.


Book Chapters

Cobbinah, Alexander and Hantgan, Abbie and Lüpke, Friederike and Watson, Rachel (2016) 'Carrefour des langues, carrefour des paradigmes.' In: Auzeanneau, Michelle, (ed.), Pratiques plurilingues, mobilités et éducation. Paris: Édition des Archives Contemporaines, pp. 79-97.


Hantgan, Abbie (2017) 'Choices in Language Accommodation at the Crossroads: Convergence, Divergence, and Mixing.' Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford Online, IX (1). pp. 102-118.


Hantgan, Abbie (2013) Aspects of Bangime Phonology, Morphology, and Morphosyntax. PhD thesis. Indiana University Bloomington.

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