LINGUIST List 9.948

Thu Jun 25 1998

Confs: The Syllable Typology and Theory

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  1. caroline.fery, Corrected announcement of the Syllable Conference

Message 1: Corrected announcement of the Syllable Conference

Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 17:44:41 +0200
From: caroline.fery <>
Subject: Corrected announcement of the Syllable Conference

 Final and corrected conference announcement


 to be held at Tuebingen, Germany
 June 30th 1998 to July 2nd 1998

 Monday, 29 June 1998

 18.00-20.00 Welcome and informal registration (Hotel Am Schloss)

 Tuesday, 30 June 1998 (Schloss Hohentuebingen, Fuerstenzimmer)

 9.30 - 9.45 Opening remarks

 9.45 - 10.45 Stuart Davis, University of Indiana, Bloomington
 The controversy over geminates and syllable weight.

 11.00 - 12.00 Haruo Kubozono, Kobe University
 Syllable weight and asymmetries in a mora language.

 1.30 - 2.30 Frida Morelli, University of Maryland, College Park
 The onset/coda asymmetry in obstruent clusters.

 2.45 - 3.45 Junko Ito and Armin Mester,
 UC, Santa Cruz and University of Tuebingen
 Issues in German syllabification.

 4.00 - 5.00 Steven McCartney, University of Helsinki and
 University of Texas, Austin
 Opacity in Finnish and an account of the ``exceptions''.

 5.15 - 6.15 Paul Kiparsky, Stanford University
 Syllables and moras in Arabic.

 Wednesday, 1st July 1998

 9.30 - 10.30 Ruben van de Vijver, Tuebingen University
 CiV-Lengthening and the Syllable Contact Law

 10.45 - 11.45 Joao Costa and M.Joao Freitas, University of Lisbon
 V and CV as unmarked syllables:
 evidence from the acquisition of Portuguese.

 1.30 - 2.30 Antony Dubach Green,
 Zentrum fr Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin
 Extrasyllabic consonants in onset position.

 2.45 - 3.45 Caroline Wiltshire, University of Florida, Gainesville
 Beyond codas: word and phrase final alignment.

 4.00 - 5.00 John McCarthy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 Prosodic theory and prosodic templates.


 Thursday, 2nd July 1998 (Max-Plank-Haus, Spemannstr. 26)

 9.30 - 10.30 Harry van der Hulst, Leiden University
 Syllable structure and segmental structure are one.

 10.45 - 11.45 Marc van Oostendorp, Leiden University
 Fricatives and final devoicing in Frisian and Dutch.

 1.30 - 2.30 Richard Wiese, Marburg University
 Root shapes as syllable constraints.

 2.45 - 3.45 Draga Zec, Cornell University, Ithaca
 Prosodic Weight.

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