Manchester Phonology Meeting
Due to COVID-19, the mfm has been cancelled.
We aim to hold the 28mfm in May 2021,
with the Special Session and Fringe Workshop which were originally advertised for 2020.
We now expect the dates for the 28mfm to be Thursday 27th - Saturday 29th May 2021,
but will confirm this in due course.
We have written to all abstract-senders about this.
(If you have not heard from us, please get in touch: email@example.com.)
Given that the mfm has been cancelled, the programme for 2020 will not be published.
Abstracts submitted for 2020 may be resubmitted for 2021 (once the call for papers has been released).
With a special session entitled
featuring Ellen Broselow, Charles Chang and Ellen Simon
Moraic vs. X-Slot Syllabification: The Debate
organised by Bjoern Koehnlein and Shanti Ulfsbjorninn.
We are pleased to announce the initial plans for our Twenty-Eighth Manchester Phonology Meeting (28mfm). 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.
The conference will be located just south of the city centre and will be easily accessible by public transport or on foot. Last year, the conference costs (including general conference costs, coffee and biscuits, midday and evening meals, but not accommodation) was GBP 190.00, with a reduction to GBP 95.00 for students and unwaged participants. We expect to charge comparable but maybe somewhat higher fees this year.
If you would like to get a feeling for the conference series, you could take a look at the website for last year's 27mfm, and at the mfm homepage, which includes lots of information about the mfm conference series.
Second Language Phonology and Phonological Theory
Michael Ramsammy (University of Edinburgh)
Adam Albright (MIT)
Jill Beckman (Iowa)
Eulalia Bonet (UAB)
Stuart Davis (Indiana)
Laura J. Downing (Gothenburg)
Silke Hamann (Amsterdam)
Yuni Kim (Essex)
Bjoern Koehnlein (OSU)
Martin Kraemer (Tromso)
Nancy Kula (Essex)
Nabila Louriz (Hassan II, Casablanca)
Kuniya Nasukawa (Tohoku Gakuin)
Heather Newell (UQAM)
Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens)
Tobias Scheer (Nice)
James M. Scobbie (QMU)
Koen Sebregts (Utrecht)
Jennifer L. Smith (UNC Chapel Hill)
Juliet Stanton (NYU)
Nina Topintzi (Thessaloniki)
Jochen Trommer (Leipzig)
Francesc Torres-Tamarit (Paris 8)
Christian Uffmann (Duesseldorf)
Ruben van de Vijver (Duesseldorf)
Sophie Wauquier (Paris 8)
Draga Zec (Cornell)
Elizabeth Zsiga (Georgetown)
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