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LINGUIST List 23.4382

Fri Oct 19 2012

Confs: Phonology, Typology/USA

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 17-Oct-2012
From: Jeffrey Heinz <heinzudel.edu>
Subject: UD Workshop on Stress and Accent
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UD Workshop on Stress and Accent

Date: 29-Nov-2012 - 01-Dec-2012
Location: Newark, DE, USA
Contact: Jeffrey Heinz
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology; Typology

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Stress and Accent
University of Delaware
November 29 - December 1, 2012

The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers and scholars interested in the nature of stress and accent in the world’s languages.

Invited Speakers:

Elan Dresher (University of Toronto)
Rob Goedemans (Leiden University)
Matt Gordon (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Harry van der Hulst (University of Connecticut)
Brett Hyde (Washington University)
Gaja Jarosz (Yale University)
Anthi Revythiadou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
Irene Vogel (University of Delaware)
Kie Zuraw (University of California, Los Angeles)

This workshop is a follow-up conference to the workshops on Stress and Accent in 2010 and 2011 at the University of Connecticut, and is supported by grant no. 1123692 from the National Science Foundation.

UD Conference on Stress and Accent

1st Call for Participation

November 29 1:30pm - December 1 2012

University of Delaware


Program and Registration will be available soon.

Please check website for details.

Invited Talks:

Covert representations and the acquisition of lexical accent
Elan Dresher (University of Toronto)

Accent assignment and accent resolution strategies
Harry van der Hulst (University of Connecticut)

Conflicted metrical prominence: Evolutionary paths and synchronic analysis
Matt Gordon (University of California, Santa Barbara)

The role of accent
Brett Hyde (Washington University)

Learning phonology with hidden structure
Gaja Jarosz (Yale University)

Is there a default lexical stress system?
Anthi Revithiadou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Generative models and typological frequency
Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)

The acoustic properties of prominence and phonological contrasts in a language
Irene Vogel (University of Delaware)

Multiple dimensions of stress faithfulness in Tagalog
Kie Zuraw (University of California, Los Angeles)

Accepted Talks:

A phrasal explanation of Spanish secondary stress
Eugene Buckley (University of Pennsylvania)

Acoustic correlates of stress in infant- and adult-directed speech
Yuanyuan Wang (Perdue University), Alejandrina Cristia (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics), and Amanda Seidl (Perdue University)

Considerations on Brazilian Portuguese stress assignment in derivations
Guilherme Garcia (McGill University) and Natália Guzzo (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)

Iquito: a case for cola and Harmonic Serialism
Nina Topintzi (University of Leipzig)

Metrical segmentation in a cross-linguistic perspective
Sandrien van Ommen (Utrecht University)

Onset weight effects in stress and accent systems exhibiting gradient variation
Kevin Ryan (Harvard University)

Stress alignment and headless feet
Jason Brown (University of Auckland) and Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)

Stress in Modern Greek Dekapentasyllavo: a challenge to modular theories of folk verse
Nina Topintzi (University of Leipzig) and Stefano Versace

The acoustic properties of stress using linear discriminant analysis
Irene Vogel, Angeliki Athanasopoulou, Nadya Pincus, and Megan Rosales (University of Delaware)

The Asymmetric Interaction of Metrical Structure and Tone in Standard Chinese
Yanyan Sui (University of Pennsylvania)

Baby feet: the acquisition of metrical structure by infants
Brigitta Keij and René Kager (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics, OTS Utrecht University)

Accepted Posters:

An analysis of high vocoid in Brazilian Portuguese: Syllabification and stress assignment
Taise Simioni

Classifying relative complexity of factored stress patterns
Margaret Fero, Jeremy Hurst, Dakotah Lambert, Sean Wibel, James Rogers (Earlham College)

Default stress system in Modern Hebrew: a quantitative study
Yelena Fainleib (University of Massachusets, Amherst)

On structuring of Polish English prosody
Anna Marczak (Adam Mickiewicz University)

Prominence in sequences of clitics and its relation to stressed words
Natália Guzzo (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) and Guilherme Garcia (McGill University)

Stress pattern in Budai Rukai
Kuo-Chiao Lin (New York University)

Stress predictability may weaken acoustic properties
Irene Vogel, Angeliki Athanasopoulou, Nadya Pincus, and Megan Rosales (University of Delaware)

Stress, extrametricality, degenerate feet, and stem alternation in Tsou
Gujing Lin (Tzu Chi University, Taiwan)

Unexpected early iambs: Where do they come from?
Raquel Santos (Universidade de São Paulo)

Stress types and stress patterns: Merging databases of linguistic data
Adam Jardine and Amanda Payne (University of Delaware)

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