Category: Research (e.g. papers, books)

Hayes and Schuh to appear: Metrical structure and sung rhythm of the Hausa Rajaz

Direct link:http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1768_hayes_1.pdf ROA: 1348 Title: Metrical structure and sung rhythm of the Hausa Rajaz Authors: Bruce Hayes, Russell Schuh Comment: To appear in Phonological Analysis Length: 61 pp Abstract: The rajaz meter of Hausa is based on syllable quantity. In

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Magri and Storme: to appear. Calibration of constraint promotion does not help with learning variation in stochastic OT.

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1769_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1349 Title: Calibration of constraint promotion does not help with learning variation in stochastic OT Authors: Giorgio Magri, Benjamin Storme Comment: to appear in Linguistic Inquiry Length: 24 pages + 11 pages of supplementary material Abstract: The

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Pater 2019: Generative linguistics and neural networks at 60 + commentaries

From Joe Pater – also published with comments open at: https://blogs.umass.edu/cogsci/2018/10/12/discussion-generative-linguistics-and-neural-networks-at-60/ The commentaries on my paper “Generative Linguistics and Neural Networks at 60: Foundation, Friction and Fusion” are all now posted on-line at the authors’ websites at the links below.

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Bale and Reiss 2018 Phonology: A formal introduction

Alan Bale & Charles Reiss—Phonology: A formal introduction https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/phonology This book is now available with a 30% discount from MIT Press: Promo code is MPHONOLOGY30. This code is good starting now until 12/1/18, and takes 30% off the list price

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Lionnet (2018) – The colon as a separate prosodic category: Tonal evidence from Paicî (Oceanic, New Caledonia)

The colon as a separate prosodic category: Tonal evidence from Paicî (Oceanic, New Caledonia) Florian Lionnet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004265 October 2018 Most recent work in metrical theory rejects the colon (κ) —a constituent intermediate between the foot and the prosodic

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Stanton (2018) – Gurindji nasal cluster dissimilation as trigger deletion

Gurindji nasal cluster dissimilation as trigger deletion Juliet Stanton direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004263 October 2018 Processes of unbounded spreading are often claimed to be myopic (e.g. Wilson 2003; McCarthy 2009): the ability of some feature [F] to spread from some segment

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Hosono (2018) – Verb Movement in Narrow Syntax

Verb Movement in Narrow Syntax Mayumi Hosono direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004262 October 2018 I argue that verb movement should be derived in narrow syntax. The derivational system of Labeling Algorithm proposed by Chomsky (2013, 2015) allows movement to occur in narrow

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Hosono (2018) – Constraints on Movement

Constraints on Movement Mayumi Hosono direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004261 June 2018 I argue, contra Chomsky (2013, 2015), that internal merge may not be free. It is shown that the Criterial Position (Rizzi 2006, 2010, 2015) is the position in which a

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Kalin (2018) – Morphology before phonology: A case study of Turoyo (Neo-Aramaic)

Morphology before phonology: A case study of Turoyo (Neo-Aramaic) Laura Kalin direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004258 October 2018 Some models of the morphology-phonology interface take morphology and phonology to be computed in the same component of the grammar, simultaneously, e.g., “P»M” instantiations

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Singerman (2018) – The morphosyntax of Tuparí, a Tupían language of the Brazilian Amazon

The morphosyntax of Tuparí, a Tupían language of the Brazilian Amazon Adam Singerman direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004253 July 2018 This dissertation provides the most extensive description and analysis yet available for Tuparí, an endangered Tupían language spoken by approximately 350 people

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