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The 6th Manchester Phonology Meeting

University of Manchester, 21-23 May 1998


Final Programme

Thursday 21 May 1998
12.00-13.00 REGISTRATION
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH
14.00-14.45 Yoruba infants and unchained melody - Phil Harrison (University College London)
14.45-15.30 P-licensing of word-final empty nuclei - Monik Charette (SOAS)
15.30-16.15 "Branching onsets" do not branch - John Rennison (University of Vienna)
16.15-16.30 TEA
16.30-17.15 Preserving the word - John Harris (University College London) & Geoff Lindsey (City University)
17.15-18.00 On the abstract nature of harmonic relations - Glyne Piggott (McGill University)
18.00 onwards Setting up poster display

Friday 22 May 1998
09.00-09.45 Underspecification & Declarative Phonology: the case of a Norfolk vowel system - Ken Lodge (University of East Anglia, Norwich)
09.45-10.30 A computational evaluation of Halle's theory of Russian stress assignment - Peter Chew (University of Oxford)
10.30-10.45 COFFEE
10.45-11.30 Phonology, innate endowments and UG - Philip Carr (University of Newcastle upon Tyne)
11.30-13.00 POSTER SESSION
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH
14.00-14.45 Geminates are not all created equal - Astrid Kraehenmann (Universitat Konstanz)
14.45-15.30 Epenthesis as evidence of geminate integrity in Finnish - Heli Harrikari (University of Helsinki)
15.30-16.15 On the acquisition of syllable structure: a case study in onset selection - Ioanna Kappa (University of Crete)
16.15-16.30 TEA
16.30-17.15 Onset clusters in the prosodic hierarchy - Antony Dubach Green (Zentrum fur Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Typologie und Universalienforschung, Berlin)
17.15-18.00 Recursive syllabification in East Perthshire Gaelic - Norval Smith (University of Amsterdam)

Saturday 23 May 1998
09.00-09.45 Modal Optimality Theory - Nicholas Sherrard (University of Essex)
09.45-10.30 Harmonic evaluation of lexical items: evidence from Middle English - Ricardo Bermudez-Otero (University of Manchester)
10.30-10.45 COFFEE
10.45-11.30 Suffixes, clitics, stress, and final devoicing in Dutch - Janet Grijzenhout (Heinrich-Heine-Universitat Dusseldorf)
11.30-12.15 On the distribution of monosyllabic and disyllabic diminutive suffixes in Dutch - Helga Humbert (Meertens Instituut (KNAW), Amsterdam)
12.15-13.00 Co-phonologies: The case of Luganda - Francis Katamba (University of Lancaster)
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH

Speakers are asked to bring 40-50 copies of their handouts.

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This page was created by Wiebke Brockhaus.
Last updated 21 May 1998. Moved to the mfm website in Edinburgh in March 2006.