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The 12th 
Manchester Phonology Meeting


Thursday 20th May

REGISTRATION: starts at 11.30

MIDDAY MEAL: 12.00 - 12.45

12.45 - 1.00   Opening address and welcome

1.00 - 1.30
On the role of loanwords in the analysis of Norwegian stress and quantity
Curt Rice, CASTL/University of Tromso
1.00 - 1.30
Ockham's Razor, Chatton's Anti-Razor, and (French) phonological theory
Jurgen Klausenburger, University of Washington
1.30 - 2.00
Phonology versus Phonetics in Loanword Adaptation
Yvan Rose, Memorial University & Katherine Demuth, Brown University
1.30 - 2.00
Meinhof's Law in Eastern Bantu Languages
Long Peng, State University of New York at Oswego
2.00 - 2.30
Accounting for Serbian Consonant-Vowel Interactions and Alternations Using the Parallel Structures Model of Feature Geometry
Bruce Moren, University of Tromso
2.00 - 2.30
Tone-Vowel Correlation and “Templatic Effect” in Hausa Plurals
Mohamed Lahrouchi, LLACAN-UMR-8135-CNRS-INALCO-Unversite Paris 7
2.30 - 3.00
The representation of complexity and Dutch /r/ variation
Koen Sebregts, Utrecht University
2.30 - 3.00
Morphological minimality correlates with morphological complexity
Laura J. Downing, ZAS, Berlin

TEA, COFFEE and BISCUITS: 3.00 - 3.30

3.30 - 4.00
A hoarse horse, a brewed brood and a greyed grade: contrastive, categorical and gradient distinctions in phonology and phonetics
James M Scobbie, Queen Margaret University College

3.30 - 4.00
Adaptation of loanwords and licensing strategies in Italian.
Diana Passino, University of Padua

4.00 - 4.30
German vowel shortening and gliding as complementary processes
Silke Hamann, ZAS Berlin

4.00 - 4.30
Perception in Loanword Adaptation: A Study of English Loans into Hawaiian
Allison Adler, MIT

4.30 - 5.00
Functional Unity and Context-Sensitive Changes: Avoiding Onset Glides in Squliq Atayal
Hui-chuan J. Huang, National Tsing Hua University

4.30 - 5.00
The Representational Residue: The Role of Contrast in Phonology
Peter Avery, York University & Keren Rice, University of Toronto

5.00 - 5.30
Russian Palatalization and Opacity in Optimality Theory
Julia Yarmolinskaya, Johns Hopkins University

5.00 - 5.30
Language Specific Feature Geometry
Andre Nundel, Rutgers University

5.30 Setting up posters for poster-presenters, ready for the session on Friday

EVENING MEAL at an Indian restaurant: c.7.30

Friday 21st May
9.00 - 9.30
Phonological phrasing, prosodic weight and rate effects in Cairene Arabic
Sam Hellmuth, SOAS

9.00 - 9.30
There is no post-verbal liaison in French: [t] in fait-il [ fEtil ] is epenthetic
Claudine Pagliano, University of Nice

9.30 - 10.00
Positional markedness effects on onset clusters in a child with Grammatical-SLI
Chloe Marshall, Department of Human Communication Science, University College London

9.30 - 10.00
Contributions to the Strict CV phonology analysis of connected speech phenomena
Katalin Balogne Berces, ELTE/PPKE, Budapest

10.00 - 10.30
On the emergence of phonological patterns
Thais Cristofaro-Silva, UFMG, Brazil

10.00 - 10.30
Phonetic design as a social accomplishment: arguments for socially shared cognition
Richard Ogden & John Local, University of York

10.30 - 11.00
Phonetic motifs and their role in the evolution of sound structure
Elinor Payne, University of Cambridge

10.30 - 11.00
On deletion and epenthesis in loanword phonology
Nabila Louriz, University of Essex

TEA, COFFEE and BISCUITS: 11.00 - 11.30
11.15 - 1.00  POSTER SESSION (in the same room as the coffee) - click here to see a list of the posters and their presenters.

MIDDAY MEAL: 1.00 - 1.45

1.45 - 2.15
Phonological processes in the early acquisition of British Sign Language
Gary Morgan, Helen Stoneham, Daniella Bakker, City University London

1.45 - 2.15
Assamese Nasals Blocking Vowel Harmony
Janet Grijzenhout, IVT-Utrecht & Shakuntala Mahanta, OTS-Utrecht

2.15 - 2.45
One hand or two: How ASL and BSL restructure fingerspelling in loans
Martha E. Tyrone, Haskins Laboratories & Kearsy Cormier, University of Bristol

2.15 - 2.45
On the Diachronic Inversion of Korean Diphthongs
Sang-Cheol Ahn, Kyung Hee University & Gregory K. Iverson, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

2.45 - 3.00  Short break (no refreshments provided...)

3.00 - 3.30  First speaker: Michael Kenstowicz
3.30 - 4.00  Second speaker: Carole Paradis
TEA, COFFEE and BISCUITS: 4.00 - 4.30
4.30 - 5.00  Third speaker: Moira Yip
5.00 - 6.00  Questions and general discussion

EVENING MEAL at a city-centre Chinese restaurant: c.7.30

Saturday 22nd May

9.00 - 9.30
Staged Parallel Evaluation
I.M. Roca, University of Essex

9.00 - 9.30
Opacity from Contrast: Neutral Segments in Harmony Systems
Nathan Sanders, Williams College

9.30 - 10.00
Loanword Accentuation in Japanese: The Emergence of the Unmarked
Haruo Kubozono, Kobe University

9.30 - 10.00
Deleted consonants and morphological complexity in Limburg dialects of Dutch
Frans Hinskens & Marc van Oostendorp, Meertens Instituut

10.00 - 10.30
Epenthetic Vowel Quality in Loanwords: Empirical and Formal Issues
Christian Uffmann, Philipps-Universitat Marburg / Universita degli studi di Trento

10.00 - 10.30
Base-Identity and the Noun-Verb Asymmetry in Nivkh
Hidetoshi Shiraishi, University of Groningen

10.30 - 11.00
Evidence for phonetic ad aptation of loanwords
Inga Vendelin & Sharon Peperkamp, Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, CNRS (UMR 8554); Universite de Paris 8

10.30 - 11.00
The Emergence of the Unmarked Syllable: Evidence from Coda-Driven Epenthesis
Jill Beckman, University of Iowa

TEA, COFFEE and BISCUITS: 11.00 - 11.30

11.30 - 12.00
The emergence of symmetry/dispersion in a self-organized phonology
Daniel Silverman

11.30 - 12.00
Why parameters should be encoded in the software, rather than in the hardware
Tobias Scheer, University of Nice

12.00 - 12.30
Language-specific and universal factors influencing perceived similarity
Christine Haunz, University of Edinburgh

12.00 - 12.30
A saturation point in licensing?
Nancy C. Kula, Universiteit Leiden (ULCL)

12.30 - 1.00
Warping of the perceptual space due to vowel inventory size and organization
Valentine Hacquard & Mary Ann Walter, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12.30 - 1.00
Government Phonology And Patterns Of Mcgurk Fusion
Michael Ingleby & Azra N. Ali, University of Huddersfield

MIDDAY MEAL (and book auction): 1.00 - 2.00

2.00 - 2.30
Weight and Sonority in Albanian Word Stress
Jochen Trommer, University of Osnabrueck & Angela Grimm, University of Groningen

2.00 - 2.30
A laryngeal typology of Celtic obstruents: evidence from nasal mutation
Bert Botma, University of Leiden & Norval Smith, University of Amsterdam

2.30 - 3.00
Catalan stress is iambic
Max W. Wheeler, University of Sussex

2.30 - 3.00
Privative [voice] in OT
Sylvia Blaho, CASTL Tromso

3.00 - 3.30
The Acquisition of Weight-to-Stress Principle: Evidence from Chinese-English Interlanguage
Shu-chen Ou & Mits Ota, University of Edinburgh

3.00 - 3.30
Voice and aspiration in Swedish: Theoretical implications
Catherine Ringen, University of Iowa & Petur Helgason, Uppsala University

TEA, COFFEE and BISCUITS: 3.30 - 4.00

4.00 - 4.30
The realisation of Irish initial consonant mutations by L2 learners and the universal markedness hierarchy of place features
Victoria Kingsley O'Hagan & Martin Kramer, University of Ulster

4.00 - 4.30
The role of features, gestures, and frequency in consonantal lenition: Evidence from Gorgia Toscana
Christina Villafana, Georgetown University

4.30 - 5.00
Richness of the Base, Lexicon Optimization and Underlying Representations in OT
Szilard Szentgyorgyi, University of Veszprem

4.30 - 5.00
Non-Uniformity of Syllable Weight and Foot-Type in Capanahua
Jose Elias-Ulloa, Rutgers University

5.00  Close and farewell

End of the 12mfm – trip to the pub – no meal provided ...


Consonantal licensing, conflation and the R tier
Alex Bellem, SOAS

Asymmetries in the behavior of English high vowels/glides
Karen Baertsch, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Secondary place in feature geometry
Andras Cser, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Piliscsaba

The pinball effect in phonology
Csaba Csides, Karoli Gaspar University, Budapest

Phonetics vs. Phonology: The Word-final /s/ Problem in Korean Loanword Adaptation
Stuart Davis, Indiana University

Loanword adaptation in American Hungarian: A cross-linguistic OT account of initial unstressed syllables
Anna Fenyvesi and Gyula Zsigri, University of Szeged, Hungary

Final obstruent devoicing and neutralisation in German: an articulatory perspective
Susanne Fuchs(1,2), Jim Scobbie(2), Pascal Perrier(3) and Alan Wrench(2), (1=ZAS Berlin), (2=QMUC Edinburgh), (3=ICP Grenoble)

What theoretical status does epenthesis have in phonological theory?
Daniel Huber, Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem (ELTE)

Heavy syllables and violations to vowel harmony in recent loans in Hungarian
Zsuzsa Kertesz, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest

The Big Picture on Palatalization in Czech
Katherine Ketner, University of Cambridge

Phonological processes in enclaves: the impact of source-language constraints
Alexander Krasovitsky, Russian Academy of Sciences & Christian Sappok, Ruhr University, Bochum

A Phonetically-Based Optimality-Theoretic Analysis of Cantonese Loanwords: Realization of Laryngeal Features of English Obstruents
Hyoeun Lee, University of Illinois

Some evidence for phonological degemination in the Orrmulum
Robert Mailhammer, University of Munich

Reduplication of Recent (and Future) Loanwords in Kisukuma
Masangu Matondo, University of Florida

A contextual explanation for asymmetries in binary stress systems
Patrizia Noel, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich

Germanic and the ruki dialects
Charles Prescott, University of Sussex

On the role of ONSET in stress placement
I.M Roca, University of Essex

Melodic Headedness of U in Relation to Word Accents in the Tokyo and Kyoto Dialects
Yuko Z. Yoshida, Doshisha University


Withdrawn due to illness, etc.

Graduality and closedness in consonantal phonotactics - a perceptually grounded approach
Zoltan Kiss, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest

Phonological borrowing and loan-word phonology
Aditi Lahiri, Universitat Konstanz

The Role of Prosody in Parsing Ambiguous Sentences
Nivedita Mani, University of Oxford


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