Month: March 2018

Merchant and Krämer (2018): The Holographic Principle: Typological Analysis Using Lower Dimensions

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1730_merchant_1.pdf ROA: 1340 Title: The Holographic Principle: Typological Analysis Using Lower Dimensions Authors: Nazarre Merchant, Martin Krämer Length: 12 pages Abstract: A moderately complex factorial typology may consist of tens or hundreds of languages which can opaquely encode linguistically

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PhonFest 2018: Abstracts due April 15

Registration is now open for PhonFest 2018, a symposium on phonetic and phonological documentation. http://www.indiana.edu/~phonfest/“Mixing it up: from the lab to the field and back again.”May 29 – June 2, 2018 ~ Indiana University, BloomingtonDescription: While language science is moving in an ever more experimental

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Greg Lamontagne RIP

We got the sad news this week at UMass of Greg Lamontagne’s passing (http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=gregory-a-lamontagne&pid=188375269&). He completed his PhD in 1993, with a dissertation entitled “Syllabification and consonant cooccurrence conditions” (https://scholarworks.umass.edu/dissertations/AAI9316687/). He became a higher ed administrator – a description of

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Postdoctoral Scholar position (Phonology) at USC

Postdoctoral Scholar – Teaching Fellow The Department of Linguistics in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, Californiainvites applications for a postdoctoral position with three-course teaching

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Kuhn (2012) Harmony via positive agreement: Evidence from trigger-based count effects

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1728_jeremy_kuhn_1.pdf ROA: 1338 Title: Harmony via positive agreement: Evidence from trigger-based count effects Authors: Jeremy Kuhn Comment: Kuhn. (2012). Harmony via Positive Agreement: Evidence from trigger-based count effects. In Huang, Poole, and Rysling (eds.), Proceedings of the 43th conference

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Rosen to appear: Predicting semi-regular patterns in morphologically complex words

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1729_rosen_1.pdf ROA: 1339 Title: Predicting semi-regular patterns in morphologically complex words Authors: Eric Rosen Comment: Pre-publication draft: to appear in Linguistics Vanguard Length: 15 pages Abstract: We expect generative models of language to correctly predict surface forms from underlying

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Syllabification of consonant clusters after vowel deletion

Dear colleagues, Jason Shaw (Yale) and I are interested in how languages syllabify the consonant clusters after V1 is deleted in C1V1C2V2 configuration, especially word-initially. There are two strategies: (1) resyllabification C1V1.C2V2 => C1C2V2 (2) C1 keeps its syllabicity C1V1.C2V2

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Workshop: Phonological variation ​and its interfaces 

Workshop: Phonological variation ​and its interfaces  http://www.ub.edu/workshop_phonvar About Within the research project “Phonetics-phonology-morphology interface phenomena from the perspective of linguistic variation” (FFI2016-76245-C3-3-P), we are organizing a two-day workshop about phonological variation and its interfaces, which will be held at the University

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AMP 2018 announcement

From phonology@ucsd.edu. The Linguistics Department at UC San Diego is pleased to announce that the 6th Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP) will be held on October 5-7, 2018 in San Diego, CA, USA. We invite abstracts for presentations on all areas

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Papers in Historical Phonology: vol 2 complete; vol 3 begun

Papers in Historical Phonology (PiHPh) publishes one volume per year (with articles added as soon as they are cleared for publication). All articles are available on a fully open access basis. ———- Volume 3 (2018) has begun publication – it

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