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Tue Sep 13 2016

Confs: Phonology/USA

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Date: 10-Sep-2016
From: Karen Jesney <>
Subject: 2016 Annual Meeting on Phonology
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2016 Annual Meeting on Phonology
Short Title: AMP 2016

Date: 21-Oct-2016 - 23-Oct-2016
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Contact: Rachel Walker
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology

Meeting Description:

The 2016 Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP 2016) will be held in Los Angeles, October 21-23, 2016, hosted by the University of Southern California, Department of Linguistics. This is the fourth instalment of the Annual Meeting on Phonology, following the 2013 inaugural meeting at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and subsequent meetings hosted by MIT and UBC/SFU.

Invited Speakers:

- Bruce Hayes (University of California, Los Angeles)
- Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley)
- Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)

Submissions in all areas of theoretical, laboratory, and computational phonology are welcome.

Visit the conference webpage for registration and more information:


Friday, October 21

8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tutorial Sessions:

USC-TIMIT rtMRI Speech Production Database:
- Samantha Gordon Danner (University of Southern California)

Infant Speech Perception Research:
- Megha Sundara (University of California, Los Angeles)

Python for Linguists:
- Robert Daland (University of California, Los Angeles)

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
General Session #1:

Inconspicuous unfaithfulness in Slovenian:
- Michael Becker (Stony Brook University)
- Peter Jurgec (University of Toronto)

Examining the lexicon in derived-environment effects: Korean and Turkish:
- Adam Chong (University of California, Los Angeles)

Speech production planning affects variability in connected speech:
- Oriana Kilbourn-Ceron (McGill University)

The double identity of doubling:
- Iris Berent (Northeastern University)
- Outi Bat-El (Tel Aviv University)
- Vered Vaknin Nusbaum (Western Galilee College)

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Coffee Break

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
General session #2:

Grammatical factors in Tommo So tone-tune mapping:
- Laura McPherson (Dartmouth College)
- Kevin Ryan (Harvard University)

Binarity and focus in prosodic phrasing: New evidence from Taiwan Mandarin:
- Shu-hao Shih (Rutgers University)

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Invited Speaker:

Parsing words into morphemes in the presence of phonological alternation:
- Bruce Hayes (University of California, Los Angeles)

Saturday, October 22

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
General session #3:

Learning complex surface phonotactics: Sequence memorization vs. statistical expectation:
- Gillian Gallagher (New York University) & Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)

Sonority sequencing in Polish: The combined roles of prior bias & experience:
- Gaja Jarosz & Amanda Rysling (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Poster session #1

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
General session #4:

Major place harmony in ABC and the (reduced) role of representation: Evidence from Ngbaka:
- Nick Danis (Rutgers University)

The role of perceived L2 category in cross-language perception and implications for loanword adaptation:
- Yoonjung Kang (University of Toronto)
- Jessamyn Schertz (University of Toronto)

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
General session #5:

Stress-modulated quantitative meter:
- Kevin Ryan (Harvard University)

Layered feet laid bare in Copperbelt Bemba tone:
- Jeroen Breteler (University of Amsterdam)
- René Kager (Utrecht University)

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Poster session #2

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
General session #6:

Footing is not always about stress: formalizing variable high vowel deletion in Québec French:
- Guilherme Garcia (McGill University)
- Heather Goad (McGill University)
- Natália Brambatti Guzzo (McGill University)

Learning parametric stress without domain-specific mechanisms:
- Aleksei Nazarov (Harvard University)
- Gaja Jarosz (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Invited speaker:

Looking inside segments:
- Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley)

7:00 p.m. Conference Dinner

Sunday, October 23

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
General session #7

Against phonetic realism as the source of root co-occurrence restrictions:
- Ryan Bennett (Yale University)
- Kevin Tang (Yale University)

Segmental blocking in dissimilation: An argument for co-occurrence constraints:
- Juliet Stanton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Poster session #3

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Invited speaker:

Memory for phonological structure:
- Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)

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