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Magri (2020): A principled derivation of Harmonic Grammar

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1802_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1364 Title: A principled derivation of Harmonic Grammar Authors: Giorgio Magri Comment: To appear in the proceedings of SCiL 2020 Length: 10pp Abstract: Phonologists focus on a few processes at the time. This practice is motivated by

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Call for papers: Special issue of Phonology on grammatical tone

From: Nicholas Rolle (nrolle@princeton.edu) Thematic issue: ‘Theoretical approaches to grammatical tone’ Projected to appear as one of the first issues of Phonology 39 (2022) Tone is distinct from other phonological phenomena both qualitatively and quantitatively, and has been instrumental in shaping phonological theory in many ways.

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Soliciting examples of prefix (non-)cohesion

I am a graduate student in phonology at UCLA whose MA work aims in part to formalize the traditional understanding that there is a morphological asymmetry in phonological cohesion: suffixes are vastly more readily incorporated into the prosodic domain of

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Call for submissions: Pedagogical Approaches to Laboratory Phonology

From Christina Bjorndahl, Mark Gibson and Jonathan Howell (e-mail: pedagogy.labphon2020@gmail.com) We are pleased to announce “Pedagogical Approaches to Laboratory Phonology”, a satellite workshop of LabPhon 17 at the University of British Columbia, on July 9, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM: https://sites.google.com/view/labphon2020pedagogy/ The purpose

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Call for papers: Twenty-Eighth Manchester Phonology Meeting

CALL FOR PAPERS Twenty-Eighth Manchester Phonology Meeting 28-30 MAY 2020 Deadline for abstracts: 9th January 2020 ** NOTE EARLIER DEADLINE THAN PREVIOUS YEARS ** Conference website: http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/mfm/28mfm.html With a special session entitled ‘Second Language Phonology and Phonological Theory’, featuring the

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1st Call for Papers for HISPhonCog 2020 (22-23 May, Seoul)

Hanyang International Symposium on Phonetics and Cognitive Sciences of Language 2020 (22-23, May, 2020) – Theme: Linguistic and cognitive functions of fine phonetic detail underlying sound systems and sound change – Dates: 22-23 May, 2020 – Venue: Hanyang University, Seoul,

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Youssef (2019) – The phonology and micro-typology of Arabic R

The R sound exhibits considerable variability both across and within Arabic dialects; one that covers place and manner of articulation, as well as the notorious emphatic-plain distinction. Some R phones are in contrastive distribution, while others are contextually conditioned or

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Ghorbanpour et al. (2019): Loanword syllable adaptation in Persian: An Optimality-theoretic account

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1798_amir_ghorbanpour_1.pdf ROA: 1363 Title: Loanword syllable adaptation in Persian: An Optimality-theoretic account Authors: Amir Ghorbanpour, Aliyeh K. Z. Kambuziya, Mohammad Dabir-Moghaddam, Ferdows Agha-Golzadeh Comment: Length: 32pp Abstract: The present paper examines the process of loanword syllable adaptation in tetrasyllabic

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Mitchley (2019) Agreement and Coordination in Xitsonga, Sesotho and isiXhosa: An Optimality Theoretic Perspective

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1787_mitchley_1.pdf ROA: 1357 Title: Agreement and Coordination in Xitsonga, Sesotho and isiXhosa: An Optimality Theoretic Perspective Authors: Hazel Mitchley Comment: Length: 206 pp Abstract: This thesis provides a unified Optimality Theoretic analysis of subject-verb agreement with coordinated preverbal subjects

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Biro (2017) Uncovering structure hand in hand: Joint Robust Interpretive Parsing in Optimality Theory

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1789_biro_1.pdf ROA: 1358 Title: Uncovering structure hand in hand: Joint Robust Interpretive Parsing in Optimality Theory Authors: Tamas Biro Comment: Acta Linguistica Academica Vol. 64 (2017) 2, 191-212. DOI: 10.1556/2062.2017.64.2.2 Length: 22 Abstract: Most linguistic theories postulate structures with

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