2020 Berkeley Linguistic Society Workshop Febuary 7-8, 2020   “Phonological Representations: At the Crossroads of Gradience and Categoricity” Abstracts due: November 1, 2019 More information re the workshop and abstract submission here (and below):   https://linguistlist.org/confservices/customhome.cfm?Emeetingid=6402JA44587E5448406050441 The 2020 Workshop of the Berkeley …

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Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1794_noamane_1.pdf ROA: 1361 Title: On the Integrity of Geminates in Moroccan Arabic: An Optimality-Theoretic account Authors: Ayoub Noamane Comment: Length: 31pp Abstract: This paper investigates the phonological behavior of geminate consonants in Moroccan Arabic. In particular, we focus on …

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Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1796_noamane_1.pdf ROA: 1362 Title: A Root-and-prosody Approach to Templatic Morphology and Morphological Gemination in Moroccan Arabic Authors: Ayoub Noamane Comment: Length: 38pp Abstract: Morphological gemination consists of the systematic gemination of a segment associated with the systematic change in …

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Modeling Language Change in the St. Louis Corridor Jordan Kodner direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004819 October 2019 The St. Louis Corridor extending from Chicago, Illinois to St. Louis, Missouri has been described as a “breach” through the Midlands dialect region because of …

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Meter, prosody and performance: evidence from the Faroese ballads Daniel Galbraith direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004802 March 2019 In this paper, I argue that the folk ballad tradition of the Faroe Islands, to date never examined in detail by metrists, offers substantial …

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Tonal Interactions in Nuer Nominal Inflection Siri Gjersøe direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004801 September 2019 This dissertation is on the tonal system of nouns in Nuer, a Western Nilotic language. Tone in Nuer is an understudied topic and has mostly been ignored …

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Plant Series, No. 1. Manuscript MS408. Gerard Cheshire direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004797 September 2019 The plants individually described in Manuscript MS408 have all been identified as species from the environs of the Mediterranean Basin, in accordance with the location of origin …

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Domains and Prominence in Nasal Harmonization of Maxakalí Loanwords Mário Coelho da Silva, Andrew Ira Nevins, James White direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004795 September 2019 We examine the patterns of loanword adaptation in Maxakalí, a Macro-Jê language of Brazil, in importing loans …

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