Year: 2019

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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SCiL: Submission Deadline Aug. 7th, Formal language sessions

The submission deadline for the January 2-5 2020 meeting of the Society for Computation in Linguistics in New Orleans is in about two weeks, on August 7th. See the full call here https://blogs.umass.edu/scil/call-for-papers-scil-2020/. The organizers would also like to now announce

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Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology 

From Sharon Rose We are pleased to announce the publication of the Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology, held at the University of California San Diego in October, 2018. http://journals.linguisticsociety.org/proceedings/index.php/amphonology

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Journal of Phonology collection available

From Geoff Nathan As part of downsizing after retirement I am thinning my journal collection. I have a virtually complete set of the journal Phonology (originally Yearbook of Phonology). It occupies about one standard box of 8 1/2 X 11

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Hussain et al. (2019) — Punjabi (Lyallpuri variety)

 Available online: https://sites.google.com/students.mq.edu.au/qandeelhussain/publications?authuser=0 https://doi.org/10.1017/S002510031900002 Abstract Punjabi (Western, ISO-639-3 pnb) is an Indo-Aryan language (Indo-European, Indo-Iranian) spoken in Pakistan and India, and in immigrant communities in the UK, Canada, USA, and elsewhere. In terms of number of native speakers, it is

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Save the date! 07-08 Feb, 2020. Phonological Representations: A Workshop of the Berkeley Linguistics Society.

ANNOUNCING the Berkeley Linguistic Society Workshop “Phonological Representations: At the Crossroad between Gradience and Categoricity” Date: 07-Feb-2020 – 08-Feb-2020 Location: Berkeley, California, USA Website: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/bls/ Meeting Description Describing the sounds of language has always been a central concern of both linguistic

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Call for Papers: Journées FLORAL-(I)PFC 2019: French in the World

Since 2002, the international research programme PFC (Phonologie du français contemporain/ Phonology of Contemporary French, https://www.projet-pfc.net/), which gathers an international panel of linguists working on French corpus phonology, yearly organises a conference in Paris. The objective of this meeting is

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Shih & Rudin (2019) – On sound symbolism in baseball player names

On sound symbolism in baseball player names Stephanie Shih, Deniz Rudin direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004689 July 2019 Recent work has argued that sound symbolism plays a much larger part in language than previously believed, given the assumption of the arbitrariness of

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Myers (2019) – Précis of The grammar of Chinese characters

Précis of The grammar of Chinese characters James Myers direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004682 July 2019 The title of Myers (2019) [The grammar of Chinese characters, Routledge] is meant literally: Chinese characters really do seem to have a mentally active and productive

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