Month: November 2016

McManus 2016: Stress Parallels in Modern OT

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1583_mcmanus_1.pdf ROA: 1295 Title: Stress Parallels in Modern OT Authors: Hope McManus Comment:   Length: 229 Abstract: In this dissertation, I argue that OT typologies, modeling stress, are characterized by families of parallel properties that fully regulate contrasts along

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Report about future AMP meetings from AMP 2016 business meeting

AMP 2016 took place at USC on October 21-23. The topic of future hosts of the conference was taken up in the business meeting. Please be advised that AMP 2017 will take place at NYU, for which the target dates

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Tenure-track phonology position University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (position no. 83168) in Linguistics, with specialization in phonology, to begin Fall 2017, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. DUTIES

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Discussion: Pokeman names in English and elsewhere

From Shigeto Kawahara My students and I wrote up a paper on a few sound symbolic patterns in Japanese pokemon names, where we show that mora counts and voiced obstruents affect pokemon characters’ weight, size, and strength. The paper can

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Kawahara et al. (2016) – Sound (Symbolic) Patterns in Pokemon Names: Focusing on Voiced Obstruents and Mora Counts

Sound (Symbolic) Patterns in Pokemon Names: Focusing on Voiced Obstruents and Mora Counts Shigeto Kawahara, Atsushi Noto, Gakuji Kumagai direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003196 November 2016 This paper presents a case study of sound symbolism, cases in which certain sounds tend to be associated

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Hejná (2016) – Pre-aspiration: manual on acoustic analyses 1.1

Pre-aspiration: manual on acoustic analyses 1.1 Michaela Hejná direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003184 October 2016 The last 15 years have seen an increase of interest in analyses of pre-aspiration. This work presents a manual that provides advice on how to carry out acoustic

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