LINGUIST List 7.461

Tue Mar 26 1996

Confs: Fourth Phonology Meeting, Manchester

Editor for this issue: T. Daniel Seely <>

We'd appreciate your limiting conference announcements to 150 lines, so that we can post more than 1 per issue. Please consider omitting information useful only to attendees, such as information on housing, transportation, or rooms and times of sessions. Thank you for your cooperation.


  • Wiebke Brockhaus, Confs: Fourth Phonology Meeting, Manchester

    Message 1: Confs: Fourth Phonology Meeting, Manchester

    Date: Sun, 24 Mar 1996 11:11:03 GMT
    From: Wiebke Brockhaus <>
    Subject: Confs: Fourth Phonology Meeting, Manchester
    NORTH-WEST CENTRE FOR ROMANCE LINGUISTICS University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Salford University, UMIST

    FOURTH PHONOLOGY MEETING Constraints and Representations in Phonology

    University of Manchester 16-18 May 1996


    Thursday 16 May

    12.00-13.00 REGISTRATION 13.00-14.00 BUFFET 14.00-14.55 Plenary Session: Constraints on diphthongisation and lengthening in Arawan - Dan Everett (University of Pittsburgh) 15.00-15.40 Session A: Pasiego Vowel Harmony, or How OT Can Solve a Problem for Unary Feature Theories - Krisztina Polgardi (HIL/Leiden University) Session B: The syllable of Romanian: another experience of deja vu? - Aimee Anastasiu (University of Sussex) 15.40-16.00 TEA 16.00-16.40 Session A: The psychological reality of language- specific constraints - John Coleman (University of Oxford) Session B: Vowel harmony and clitics in Basque - Margaret Cobb (SOAS) 16.45-17.25 Session A: Dynamic processes in phonology - Marc Klein (Universite de Paris VIII) Session B: Phonetic detail, declarative phonology, postlexical and lexical processes: a synthesis - Richard Ogden (University of York) 17.30-18.30 Plenary Session: Consonantal clusters and governing relations: Polish initial consonant sequences - Eugeniusz Cyran and Edmund Gussmann (Catholic University of Lublin)


    Friday 17 May

    09.00-09.55 Plenary Session: Constraints on Luganda nasals - Francis Katamba (Lancaster University) 10.00-10.40 Session A: A deconstruction of Optimality Theory's NOCODA constraint - Randall Gess (University of Utah) Session B: The acquisition of melodic primes in infancy - Phil Harrison (UCL) 10.45-11.15 COFFEE 11.15-11.55 Session A: taking the phon out of phonology, or, what do phonological representations represent? - Sean Jensen (SOAS) Session B: A constraint-based explanation of stability effects in historical phonology - Renate Raffelsiefen (Freie Universitaet Berlin) 12.00-12.55 Session A: Optional processes in OT - Roland Noske (HIL/University of Leiden) Session B: Prosodic waves in Portuguese - Bernard Laks (Universite de Paris X) 13.00-14.00 LUNCH 14.00-14.55 Plenary Session: Complex segmental alternations in Optimality Theory - Richard Wiese (Philipps-Universitaet Marburg) 15.00-15.40 Session A: Another look at French liaison (to be read in French) - Pierre Encreve (Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris) Session B: Switching - Monik Charette (SOAS) 15.40-16.00 TEA 16.00-16.40 Session A: Some aspects of representation: abstraction, dialect variation in Malay and panlectal grammars - Ken Lodge (University of East Anglia, Norwich) Session B: Representation as pure markedness - Chris Golston (Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf) 16.45-17.25 Session A: Romance suffixes in modern English, German and Dutch: consequences for cyclicity and level ordering - Paula Fikkert (Universitaet Konstanz) Session B: The particle representation of place in consonants - Judith M. Broadbent (UCL) 17.30-18.30 Plenary Session: Reasoning on conceptual adequacy and generative power: strategies for comparing approaches to segmental representation - Michael Ingleby*, Wiebke Brockhaus** and Carl Chalfont (*University of Huddersfield,**University of Manchester)


    Saturday 18 May

    09.00-09.55 Plenary Session: Source contrasts - John Harris (UCL) 10.00-10.40 Session A: An alternative means of expressing 'manner' - Nancy Ritter (New York University) Session B: Optimality Theory and historical language change - John Hutton (University of Manchester) 10.45-11.15 COFFEE 11.15-11.55 Session A: Constraints on complexity in the Berawan word - Paloma Garcia-Bellido (University of Oxford) Session B: The representation of a tonal contrast in British Panjabi - Jane Stuart-Smith (University of Birmingham) 12.00-12.55 Plenary Session: Symmetry in phonological structure - Harry van der Hulst (HIL/University of Leiden) 13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH

    Organised by: Wiebke Brockhaus (University of Manchester) Jacques Durand (University of Salford) Marc Klein (Universite de Paris VIII) Bernard Laks (Universite de Paris X) Nigel Vincent (University of Manchester)

    For further information please contact Wiebke Brockhaus.

    ********************************************************************** (Dr) Wiebke Brockhaus tel: +44 (0)161 275 3180 (direct line) Department of German tel: +44 (0)161 275 3182 (secretary) University of Manchester fax: +44 (0)161 275 3031 Manchester e-mail: M13 9PL UK **********************************************************************