LINGUIST List 8.473

Mon Apr 7 1997

Confs: Phonology, Slavic Ling

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  1. Wiebke Brockhaus, Conf. programme: 5th Manchester Phonology Meeting
  2. c. vakareliyska, Program: NW Conference on Slavic Linguistics

Message 1: Conf. programme: 5th Manchester Phonology Meeting

Date: Sun, 6 Apr 1997 16:56:20 +0000
From: Wiebke Brockhaus <>
Subject: Conf. programme: 5th Manchester Phonology Meeting

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We are pleased to announce the programme of the forthcoming 5th
Manchester Phonology Meeting (8-10 May 1997).

 University of Manchester, University of Salford,
Universite de Toulouse-Le Mirail, Universite de Paris X


 University of Manchester (UK)
 8-10 May 1997


Thursday 8 May

12.00-13.00 REGISTRATION
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH
14.00-14.45 A phonologist's look at the new IPA Handbook -
 Jacques Durand (Universit=E9 de Toulouse-Le Mirail)
14.45-15.30 Phonology, mind and brain - Hassan A. Durgauhee
 (University of Edinburgh)
15.30-16.15 Biuniqueness and monosystemicity in phonology -
 Ken Lodge (University of East Anglia, Norwich)
16.15-16.30 TEA
16.30-17.15 OCP and antigemination effects in modern Hebrew:
 an experimental approach - Iris Berent* and Daniel
 Everett** (*Florida Atlantic University and
 **University of Pittsburgh)
17.15-18.00 Polysyllabicity vs Extrasyllabicity (or why syllable
 structure can be lexically predicted) - Honor=E9
18.00-18.45 Laryngeal contrasts in Kgalagadi - Kemmonye
 Monaka, Evelyn Abberton & John Harris
 (University College London)

Friday 9 May

09.00-09.45 The Role of the Prosodic Hierarchy in Optimality
 Theory - John Hutton (University of Manchester)
09.45-10.30 "It's" unusual - Richard Ogden (University of York)
10.30-10.45 COFFEE
10.45-11.30 A Government Phonology account of disordered
 vowel systems - Martin J. Ball (University of Ulster)
11.30-12.15 Oral spreading in Australian languages: a phonetic
 basis? - Patrick McConvell*, Andrew Butcher**
 and Caroline Jones*** (*Northern Territory University,
 Darwin; **Flinders University, Adelaide; ***University of
 Massachusetts, Amherst)
12.15-13.00 Complexity effects in vowel harmony processes -
 Margaret Cobb (SOAS)
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH
14.00-14.45 The morpheme-to-stress principle in Tohono
 O'odham - Colleen M. Fitzgerald (University of Pittsburgh)
14.45-15.30 Syllable structure and vowel behavior in European
 Portuguese - Maria Augusta Cavaco Miguel(Universidade dos
15.30-16.15 Syllabic and moraic structures: Evidence from
 Danish - Hans Basboell (Odense University)
16.15-16.30 TEA
16.30-17.15 Castelnuovo Garfagnana (Italy) - Silvia Rotti (University
 College London and Universiti di Firenze)
17.15-18.00 Reconsidering the Jakobsonean feature [tense] -
 Michael Jessen (University of Stuttgart)
18.00-18.45 Concerning constraints in Optimality Theory -
 Mike Davenport & S.J. Hannahs (University of Durham)


Saturday 10 May

09.00-09.45 On Palatalization in Brazilian Portuguese - Tha=EFs
 Cristofaro Silva (King's College, London )
09.45-10.30 Contour tones, lost syllables and tonal change in
 Mambila - Bruce Connell (Oxford University)
10.30-10.45 COFFEE
10.45-11.30 Vowel - zero alternations in Slavic prepositions -
 Morgan Nilsson (University of Gothenburg)
11.30-12.15 The phonology - morphology interface: Portuguese
 metaphony as transparent constraints - John
 Reighard (Universit=E9 de Montreal)
12.15-13.00 An Instrumental Study of Epenthesis in Barra
 Gaelic - Anna Bosch* and Ken de Jong**
 (*University of Kentucky and **Indiana University)
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH

The conference fee is 370 (pounds sterling) and covers the usual
conference package (abstracts, programme, tea/coffee etc.) as well as
lunch on all three days and dinner at the Vice-Chancellor's residence
on the first evening (8 May), but not dinner on the second evening or

For further details, please e-mail us at

Organised by:
Wiebke Brockhaus (University of Manchester)
Jacques Durand (Universite de Toulouse-Le Mirail)
Nigel Vincent (University of Manchester)
Bernard Laks (Universite de Paris X)
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Message 2: Program: NW Conference on Slavic Linguistics

Date: Tue, 01 Apr 1997 15:49:15 -0800
From: c. vakareliyska <vakarelOREGON.UOREGON.EDU>
Subject: Program: NW Conference on Slavic Linguistics


 Saturday, May 17, 1997
 109 Friendly Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Co-sponsors: University of Oregon Department of Russian, University of
Washington Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, Oregon
Humanities Center

Keynote speaker: Horace G. Lunt, Samuel Hazzard Cross Professor of
Slavic Linguistics (Emer.), Harvard University

 Preliminary Program

8:00-8:30 Refreshments and Introduction

Panel I: Syntax and Stress (chair: George Fowler, Indiana University)

8:30-9:00 "Restrictions on Focus Assignment and Discontinuous NPs in
Russian: Evidence from Sentence Processing"
 Irina Sekerina, CUNY Graduate Center

9:00-9:30 "Vowel Harmony and Syllable Structure in the Bulgarian
Definite Article"
 Loren Billings, Institute for Slavistik,
		 Universitat Leipzig

9:30-10:00 "'Syntactic Homonyms' and Quantification in Russian"
 Dick House, Marlboro College

10:00-10:30 "Minor Syllables in Polish and Kashubian"
 Paul Hopkins, University of Victoria (Canada)

10:30-11:00 BREAK

Panel II: Aspect, Tense and Mood (chair: David Andrews, Georgetown

11:00-11:30 "Moch' and Smoch': Their Semantics and 'Aspectual'
 Sung-ho Choi, Chungbuk National University (Korea)

11:30-12:00 "Assymetry in Czech and Russian Conditionals"
 Masako Ueda, Brown University

12:00-12:30 "Aspect and Tense in Czech Determinate Motion Verbs"
 Jason Pontius, University of Chicago

12:30-2:00 LUNCH (with optional visit to Russian icon collection,
University of Oregon Art Museum)

Panel III: Morphology and Lexicon (chair: David J. Birnbaum,
University of Pittsburgh)

2:00-2:30 "The Lexicon of Russian Old Believers"
 Tamara Loenngren, University of Troms=F8 (Norway)

2:30-3:00 "Slavic *u-stems and Their Geographical Distribution"
 Tim Beasley, University of California/Los Angeles

3:00-3:30 "Russian Prefixal Semantics and Types of Grammar"
 Charles Greer, University of California/Berkeley

3:30-4:00 "Syntactic vs. Semantic Prepositions in Russian"
 Lennart Loenngren, University of Troms=F8 (Norway)

4:00-4:15 BREAK

Panel IV: Case and Animacy (chair: Olga T. Yokoyama, Univ. of
California/ Los Angeles)

4:15-4:45 "Reference Conditions on the Czech Dative of Interest"
 Katerina Krivinkova, Harvard University/Cornell

4:45-5:15 "Conventionalized Linking Patterns: From Meaning to Form to
 Mirjam Fried, University of California/Berkeley

5:15-5:45 "Grammatical Animacy in West Slavic"
 Timothy G. Riley, University of Washington

5:45-7:00 BREAK

7:00-8:00 Dinner, The Gazebo Restaurant, 19th Ave. and University St.

8:00-9:00 Concluding Address: Horace G. Lunt, Samuel Hazzard Cross
Professor of Slavic Linguistics (Emer.), Harvard University


Conference fee: $25. For information on registration, hotel/travel,
dinner, and optional Crater Lake excursion (Sunday, May 18), see, or contact
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