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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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