LINGUIST List 27.1855

Thu Apr 21 2016

Confs: Phonology/UK

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 21-Apr-2016
From: Patrick Honeybone <>
Subject: 24th Manchester Phonology Meeting
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24th Manchester Phonology Meeting
Short Title: 24mfm

Date: 26-May-2016 - 28-May-2016
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact: Patrick Honeybone
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology

Meeting Description:

The mfm is the UK's annual phonology conference, with an international set of organisers. It is held in late May every year in Manchester (central in the UK, and with excellent international transport connections). The meeting has become a key conference for phonologists from all over the world, where anyone who declares themselves to be interested in phonology can submit an abstract on anything phonological in any phonological framework. In an informal atmosphere, we discuss a broad range of topics, including the phonological description of languages, issues in phonological theory, aspects of phonological acquisition and implications of phonological change.

Registration/booking is now open for the 24mfm. Everyone who would like to attend needs to book and pay in advance. The deadline for booking is 15 May. All details are on the website, which also has a full programme for the conference:

The special session at the 24mfm is entitled 'Evidence in phonology', and features (in alphabetical order):

- William Idsardi (University of Maryland)
- Janet Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford)
- Sharon Rose (University of California, San Diego)

- Adam Albright (MIT)

NB: there will also be a FRINGE workshop on the afternoon of Wednesday 25 May, timed to coincide with the mfm, entitled 'Computation and learnability in phonological theory' - details of this can be found here:

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