MOT 2007 schedule

FRIDAY (MARCH 2nd) (SMD125) talks 3:00pm-7:40pm
14:00 Registration (Simard 125)
SESSION 1: Features, patterns, and contrast
15:00 Unnatural classes and the class-pattern connection
Jeff Mielke
Ottawa
15:20 Vowel Deletion, Epenthesis, and Assimilation of a Korean Vowel: Representational Consideration
Kyumin Kim
Toronto
15:40 Velar Palatalization and Velar Fronting in Serbian
Milica Radišic
Toronto
16:00 discussion
16:20 break
SESSION 2: Prosodic categories
16:40 What does word minimality emerge from?
Glyne L. Piggott
McGill
17:00 Japanese poetry and high vowel devoicing: evidence for mora in the postlexical phonology
Manami Hirayama
Toronto
17:20 Greek Verbal Stress: The Lexical, Morphological and Phonological Interface
Maria Kyriakaki
Toronto
17:40 discussion
18:00 break
SESSION 3: Levels of representation
18:20 Hungarian vowel harmony in Cognitive Phonology
John T. Jensen & Margaret Stong-Jensen
Ottawa
18:40 Playing Language Games at Two Levels
Peter Avery, Milica Radišic & Toni Borowsky
York
19:00 Bengali phonology in light of Generative Phonotactic
Shishir Bhattacharja
Dhaka
19:20 discussion
SATURDAY (MARCH 3rd) (ART257) talks 9:00am-12:00pm, 2:00pm-6:40pm
08:30 Breakfast and registration
SESSION 4: Precedence
09:00 A precedence based lexicon
Eric Raimy
Wisconsin
09:20 Linearizing Subtractive Morphology
Michaël Gagnon
Concordia
09:40 Metathesis in Rotuman as a special case of compensatory lengthening
Charles E. Cairns
CUNY
10:00 discussion
10:20 break
SESSION 5: Movement backward or westward
10:40 An articulatory approach to the posteriorization of palato-alveolar fricatives in Québec French
Pascale April
Ottawa
11:00 On t-palatalization in Oji-Cree
Tanya Slavin
Toronto
11:20 Hybrid loans: a study of English loanwords transmitted to Korean via Japanese
Yoonjung Kang
Toronto
11:40 discussion
12:00 lunch
SESSION 6: Choosing features and contrasts
14:00 Selecting Vowel Features
William J. Idsardi
Maryland
14:20 Can Vietnamese reduplication be captured with phonetic features?
Marc Brunelle
Ottawa
14:40 All Contrasts Are Not Created Equal: Evidence from Perception
Kathleen Currie Hall
Ohio State
15:00 discussion
15:20 break
SESSION 7: Functional motivations
15:40 Neutralization and anti-homophony in Korean
Dan Silverman
McGill
16:00 The Phonetics and Phonology of English Sentence-Final Stop Release
Dahee Kim
Ohio State
16:20 Consonant deletion in Russian
Viktor Kharlamov
Ottawa
16:40 discussion
17:00 break
SESSION 8: Varia
17:20 Reduplicative Optionality and the Syntax-Phonology Interface
Tobin R. Skinner
McGill
17:40 Language, Experience, and the Mind
Beth Hume
Ohio State
18:00 Inventorial econometrics
Daniel Currie Hall
Toronto
18:20 discussion
20:30 MOT party
SUNDAY (MARCH 4th) (ART257) talks 10:00am-1:20pm
09:00 Breakfast
SESSION 9: Prosody and prominence
10:00 Units of Tongan Prosodic Structure: Morae, Feet, Words... but no Syllables
Catherine Macdonald
Toronto
10:20 Prosodic Licensing and Mandarin T2 sandhi
Chen Qu
McGill
10:40 Acoustic prominence under prosodic subordination
Jonathan Howell
Cornell
11:00 An examination of uptalk in Southern Ontario English
Vanessa Shokeir
Toronto
11:20 discussion
11:40 break
SESSION 10: Particular features
12:00 [-anterior] as a natural phonological class: Evidence from Sanskrit and Gujarati re-examined
Paul Arsenault
Toronto
12:20 Vowel Height in Persian
Elham Rohany Rahbar
Toronto
12:40 Rethinking English /h/
Heather Goad & Jennifer Mah
McGill
13:00 discussion
13:20 lunch & meeting (ART509)

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