Month: September 2017

LabPhon abstract deadline Nov. 15th, 2017

The 16th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon16) Date: 19-Jun-2018 – 22-Jun-2018 Location: University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Contact Email: labphon16@letras.ulisboa.pt Meeting URL: http://labphon16.labphon.org/ LabPhon16: Variation, development and impairment: Between phonetics and phonology Abstract submission is now open for the 16th Conference on Laboratory

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Workshop on the Emergence of Universals

Workshop on the Emergence of Universals February 18-19, 2018 Ohio State University Abstract deadline October 31, 2017 https://u.osu.edu/mlk2018emergenceofuniversals/ One of the central questions in linguistics concerns the nature of the commonalities that languages share, as well as the source of

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Phonology @ BU

From Charles Chang (e-mail: cc@bu.edu) The Linguistics Program at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Linguistics, with a specialization in Phonology, to begin July 1, 2018, pending budgetary approval. The candidate will teach courses in Phonology

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Shih and Inkelas 2017: Autosegmental Aims in Surface Optimizing Phonology

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1682_shih_1.pdf ROA: 1319 Title: Autosegmental Aims in Surface Optimizing Phonology Authors: Stephanie Shih, Sharon Inkelas Comment: Length: 70 pp Abstract: We develop a novel optimization approach to tone. Its grammatical component consists of the similarity- and proximity-based correspondence constraint

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Kawahara and Lee 2017: Truncation in Message-Oriented Phonology: A case study using Korean vocative truncation

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1680_kawahara_shigeto_1.pdf ROA: 1320 Title: Truncation in Message-Oriented Phonology: A case study using Korean vocative truncation Authors: Kawahara, Shigeto, Lee, Seunghun Comment: To appear in Linguistics Vanguard Length: 15pp Abstract: This paper analyzes the vocative truncation pattern in Korean from

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Kastner and Adriaans 2017: Linguistic Constraints on Statistical Word Segmentation: The Role of Consonants in Arabic and English

From Itamar Kastner URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12521 Title: Linguistic Constraints on Statistical Word Segmentation: The Role of Consonants in Arabic and English Authors: Itamar Kastner and Frans Adriaans Journal: Cognitive Science Year: 2017 Keywords: Statistical learning; Word segmentation; Arabic; Language acquisition; Morphology Abstract:

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