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Tue Feb 21 2012

Confs: Phonology/Canada

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        1.     Charles Reiss , 7th North American Phonology Conference


Message 1: 7th North American Phonology Conference
Date: 20-Feb-2012
From: Charles Reiss <cogscialcor.concordia.ca>
Subject: 7th North American Phonology Conference
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7th North American Phonology Conference
Short Title: NAPhC7


Date: 04-May-2012 - 05-May-2012
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Contact: Charles Reiss
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.concordia.ca/naphc7/

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology

Meeting Description:

The 7th North American Phonology Conference (NAPhC7) will be held May 4-5, 2012 at Concordia University in Montreal. Invited speakers for NAPhC7 are:

Gorka Elordieta, University of the Basque Country
Tobias Scheer, University of Nice
Ricardo Bermudez-Otero, University of Manchester
Mary Paster, Pomona College
Peter Jurgec, Meertens Institute

Program:

Location: TBA

Friday, May 4, 2012

8:30-8:58
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:58-9:00
Introductory Remarks (Charles Reiss, Concordia)

Session I

9:00-10:00
Invited Speaker: Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero (Manchester) , Diachronic Origins of Opacity and Incomplete Neutralization: the Case of Prefortis Clipping, Canadian Raising, and Flapping

10:00-10:40
Mark Hale (Concordia), A Problem in Avestan Synchronic and Diachronic Phonology: with Methodological Digressions

10:40-11:20
Eric Baković (UCSD), Breaking Down Rule Interactions

Break

11:40-12:20
Sylvia Blaho ( Hungarian Academy of Sciences) & Curt Rice (Tromsø), Falsifiability vs. Falsifiability in Phonology

12:20-1:00
Peter Guekguezian (USC), Vowel Lowering and Prosodic Size Requirements in Chukchansi Yokuts

Lunch

Session II:

2:00-3:00
Invited Speaker: Mary Paster (Pomona), Why Doesn't Phonology Count?

3:00-3:40
Bruce Tesar (Rutgers), Output-Driven Maps in Phonology

3:40-4:40
Posters and coffee

4:40-5:20
Berit Anne Bals Baal (Tromsø), David Odden (Ohio) & Curt Rice (Tromsø), North Saami Foot Structure in Formal Phonology

5:20-6:20
Invited Speaker: Tobias Scheer (Nice), Direct Interface: a Non-diacritic Theory of How Morpho-syntax Talks to Phonology

6:45
Dinner at Buffet Maharaja, 1421 Boulevard René Levesque W.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

8:30-9:00
Continental Breakfast

Session I
9:00-10:00
Invited Speaker: Peter Jurgec (Meertens Institute) , Licensed Alignment

10:00-10:40
Lee Bickmore (Albany), A Comparative/Historical Analysis of the Tonology of Three Under-documented Zambian Languages

Break

11:00-11:40
Bert Vaux (Cambridge) & Jeffrey Watamull (Cambridge, MIT), The Phonological Turing Machine

11:40-12:20
Eva Zimmerman (Leipzig), Morpheme-specific Vowel Deletion in Yine: A Case of Mora Deprivation

Lunch

Session II

1:30-2:30
Invited Speaker: Gorka Elordieta (Basque Country), TBA

2:30-3:10
Yoshihito Dobashi ( Niigata University), Prosodic Hierarchy, Autonomy of Prosody, and Efficient Computation

3:10-4:10
Posters and coffee

4:10-4:50
Alan Yu (Chicago), Washo Laryngeal phonology Revisited

4:50-5:30
Bridget Samuels (CalTech), Who's on Second? Prosodic Domains and South Slavic Clitics

6:00
Happy Hour at Brutopia Pub, 1219 Crescent St.

Sunday: Bike tour of Montreal




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