Month: April 2019

Call for papers: Annual Meeting on Phonology 2019

We are seeking high-quality unpublished research in all areas of theoretical, experimental, and computational phonology for presentation at the 2019 Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP 2019), to take place October 11-13, 2019 and hosted by the Linguistics Department at the

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PLM 2019 Workshop: Modern phonetics and phonological representation: a new outlook on an old controversy

Convenors: Ewelina Wojtkowiak and Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań To learn more about the conference, please visit http://wa.amu.edu.pl/plm/2019/ Irrespective of which units are used – distinctive features (e.g. Chomsky and Halle 1968), elements (e.g. Backley 2011),

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Recursivity in phonology, below and above the word (RecPhon2019)

CALL FOR PAPERS – Recursivity in phonology, below and above the word (RecPhon2019) 21-22 November 2019, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra   Website: http://filcat.uab.cat/clt/recphon2019/ Abstract submission deadline: June 1, 2019 Research Questions We encourage speakers to address, although not exclusively, some of the

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Pater 2019: Phonological typology in Optimality Theory and Formal Language Theory: Goals and future directions.

Pater, Joe. To appear 2019. Phonological typology in Optimality Theory and Formal Language Theory: Goals and future directions. In Phonology. https://works.bepress.com/joe_pater/37/ Abstract.Much recent work has studied phonological typology in terms of formal language theory (e.g. the Chomsky hierarchy). This paper considers

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Nyman and Tesar 2019: Determining underlying presence in the learning of grammars that allow insertion and deletion

Nyman, Alexandra and Bruce Tesar. 2019. Determining underlying presence in the learning of grammars that allow insertion and deletion. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 4(1): 37. 1–41. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.603 Abstract The simultaneous learning of a phonological map from inputs

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Call for Posters: Language and Music Workshop May 12, 2019

The UMass Amherst Department of Linguistics and the Department of Music and Dance will host a Language and Music Workshop on the afternoon of Sunday May 12th. There are five invited speakers, listed below, and we invite interested participants to

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Zymet (2019) – Malagasy OCP targets a single affix: implications for morphosyntactic generalization in learning

Malagasy OCP targets a single affix: implications for morphosyntactic generalization in learning Jesse Zymet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004540 March 2019 Despite claims of the existence of phonological processes that apply strictly in limited morphosyntactic domains, recent corpus and experimental findings suggest

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Lionnet (2019) – Coarticulation affects faithfulness: Evidence from subphonemically conditioned featural affixation in Laal

Coarticulation affects faithfulness: Evidence from subphonemically conditioned featural affixation in Laal Florian Lionnet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004537 March 2019 This paper describes and analyzes the unusually complex multifeatural plural affix /L [+high, +round]/ of Laal (endangered isolate), focusing on its most

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Hosono (2019) – Eliminating T as an independent syntactic head

Eliminating T as an independent syntactic head Mayumi Hosono direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004532 March 2019 In this paper, I propose to eliminate T as an independent syntactic head from the computational system of human language. Adopting feature inheritance (Chomsky 2013, 2015)

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Begus & Nazarov (2019) – Gradient trends against phonetic naturalness: The case of Tarma Quechua

Gradient trends against phonetic naturalness: The case of Tarma Quechua Gasper Begus, Aleksei Nazarov direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004523 March 2019 Format: [ pdf ] Reference: lingbuzz/004523 (please use that when you cite this article) Published in: To appear in Proceedings of

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