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The 7th Manchester Phonology Meeting

University of Manchester, 13-15 May 1999

Final Programme

Thursday 13 May 1999
12.00-13.00 REGISTRATION
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH
14.00-14.45 Biliteral roots in Tiberian and Modern Hebrew - Joel M. Hoffman (Hebrew Union College)
14.45-15.30 The semivowel and its reflexes in Cypriot Greek - Erik Fudge & Photini Coutsougera (University of Reading)
15.30-16.15 Underspecification without derivation: German /r/ revisited - Ken Lodge (University of East Anglia, Norwich)
16.15-16.30 TEA
16.30-17.15 A declarative account of the strong and weak forms of auxiliary verbs of English - Richard Ogden (University of York)
17.15-18.00 Positional Faithfulness, Positional Markedness and Underlying Laryngeal Features: The Case of Breton Voicing Alternations - Martin Kramer (Heinrich-Heine-Universitat Dusseldorf)
18.00 onwards Setting up poster display

Friday 14 May 1999
09.00-09.45 Should phonologists trust their data?: an empirical phonological study of Scottish English - Jim Scobbie,* Jane Stuart-Smith,** Claire Timmins,** Eleanor Lawson,** Alice Turk***, Nigel Hewlett* & Fiona Tweedie** (*Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, **University of Glasgow, ***University of Edinburgh)
09.45-10.30 Mid tone downtrends in Mambila - Bruce Connell (University of Oxford)
10.30-10.45 COFFEE
10.45-11.30 Corresponding stress patterns - Wouter Jansen (University of Groningen)
11.30-13.00 POSTER SESSION
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH
14.00-18.00 Parasession on stress and metrics (organised by Chris McCully, University of Manchester)
Funded by the Departments of Linguistics and English & American Studies, University of Manchester, and the University of Manchester Small Grants Fund
14.00-14.30 Stress in Sanskrit: a historical perspective - John Hutton (Cambridge)
14.30-15.00 English long-line verse design before and after Chaucer - Martin Duffell (QMW, University of London)
15.00-15.30 Iambicity in the Dutch 13th century Lutgart - Wim Zonneveld (University of Utrecht)
15.30-16.00 Middle English stress "doubles": new evidence from meter - Michael Redford (HIL / University of Leiden)
16.00-16.30 TEA
16.30-18.00 Workshop on stress and metrics, chaired by Ricardo Bermudez-Otero (part of the parasession)

Saturday 15 May 1999
09.00-09.45 Interactions in prosody, affix positioning and segmental form: Umlaut in Terena - Thomas Klein (University of Manchester)
09.45-10.30 Repartitioning the skeleton: VC phonology - Peter Dienes and Peter Szigetvari (Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest)
10.30-10.45 COFFEE
10.45-11.30 The phonetics and phonology of upsweep - Firmin Ahoua (Institut fur Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, Stuttgart / Universite de Cocody)
11.30-12.15 Cyclicity as anticorrespondence in Luganda - Francis Katamba (Lancaster University)
12.15-13.00 Prosodic representations of German enclitics - T.A. Hall (Z.A.S., Berlin)
13.00-14.00 BUFFET LUNCH

!!!Speakers are asked to bring 45-50 copies of their handouts!!!

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This page was created by Wiebke Brockhaus.
Last updated 11 May 1999. Moved to the mfm website in Edinburgh in March 2006.