I learned how to do static palatography from reading Victoria Anderson’s 2008 article, linked and cited here:

UCLA has a fantastic web resource that shows the step-by-step process for doing quantitative palatography research using dental impressions and measuring mid-sagittal contact.

No palatography page is complete without mention of the great Peter Ladefoged (page maintained here). His resources and publications guided much of my own fieldwork, specifically,

  • Ladefoged, P. (2006). A Course in Phonetics (5th ed). Thomson Wadsworth.
    (Note: Kyle Johnson keeps the book current and there is a 7th edition as of 2014)
  • Ladefoged, P., & Maddieson, I. (1996). The sounds of the world’s languages. Cambridge, MA.: Blackwell.

I’m sincerely grateful for guidance and support from my advisors at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York, who introduced me to the world of palatography: Professor Juliette Blevins (homepage here) and Professor Douglas Whalen (homepage here).

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