Preliminary Programme

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Wednesday, January 18
Workshop on the Phonology-Syntax Interface

9:00-9:30 Registration OCP9

Caroline Féry (U Frankfurt, invited)
Intonation at the phonology-syntax interface in 'phrase languages'

Roberta D'Alessandro & Tobias Scheer (U Leiden & U Nice)
Phase-based inhibition of Raddoppiamento Fonosintattico: A case study

11:05-11:30 Coffee break

Sabine Zerbian & Frank Kügler (U Potsdam)
Sequences of high tones across word boundaries: downstep and phrasing in Tswana

Franziska Scholz & Yiya Chen (U Leiden)
Downstep of rising-falling sandhi tones in Wenzhou Chinese

12:40-14:30 Lunch break

Annie Rialland & Martial Embanga Aborobongui (LPP, Paris 3)
The intonational system and the prosodic hierarchy of Embosi (Bantu C25, Congo-Brazzaville)

Fabian Schubö (U Frankfurt)
German Intonation Phrases and the Phonology-Syntax Interface

Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso, Caterina Petrone & Laura Downing (ZAS; Aix-en-Provence)
Interaction of Tone and Intonation in Bàsàa questions

16:15-16:45 Coffee break

Sara Myrberg (U Frankfurt)
Equal sisterhood in prosodic phrasing

Emily Elfner (McGill University)
Cumulative constraint interaction in syntax-prosody mapping: Evidence from Conamara Irish

Thursday, January 19
OCP9 Main Session

8:30-9:00 Registration

Ricardo Bermudez-Otero (U Manchester, invited)
On the properties of phonological processes with small morphological domains

Eva Zimmermann (U Leipzig)
Templates as affixation of segment-sized units: the case of Southern Sierra Miwok

Alexander Podobryaev (MIT)
Rhyming in echo-reduplication

11:00-11:30 Coffee break/Registration

Marijn van ‘t Veer (Leiden University Center for Linguistics)
Conflicting evidence in acquisition: a case study on the acquisition of French R

Claire Moore-Cantwell (U Massachusetts Amherst)
Over- and Under- generalization in morphological learning

12:30-14:00 Lunch break

Renate Raffelsiefen & Hristo Velkov (IDS, Mannheim)
The phonological status of voiced palatals and labiodentals in German

Zsuzsanna Bárkányi & Katalin Mády (HAS Research Institute for Linguistics)
The perception of voicing in fricatives

Poster Session 1 / Coffee break

Sławomir Zdziebko (John Paul II Catholic U, Lublin)
A unified approach to the phonotactics of word edges

Jonah Katz (CNRS - Institut Jean-Nicod)
Spanish consonant clusters and the phonology of timing

Patrick Honeybone (U Edinburgh)
The strangeness of ‘Verhauchung’: coda lenition-inhibition and the effect of phonological structure on the innovation of phonological change

Friday, January 20
OCP9 Main Session

Sharon Peperkamp (Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique (ENS - EHESS - CNRS), invited))
Mechanisms of phonological learning in adults

Dinah Baer-Henney & Ruben van de Vijver (U Potsdam)
What makes a difference? Substance, Locality and Amount of Exposure in the Acquisition of Morphophonemic Alternations

Amy Lacross (U Potsdam)
Native language biases of Khalkha Mongolian speakers in the acquisition of non-adjacent phonological dependencies

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

Yulia Lavitskaya & Bariş Kabak (U Konstanz & U Würzburg)
Seeking for the default in a lexical stress system

Paula Orzechowska, Ulrike Domahs, Johannes Knaus & Richard Wiese
(U Marburg)
Processing (un-)predictable word stress in Polish: an ERP study

12:30-14:00 Lunch break

Rachel Walker & Michael Proctor (U of Southern California)
The structure of English syllables with postvocalic /ɹ /: An articulatory view

Bálint Feyér, Péter Rácz, Márton Sóskuthy & Daniel Szeredi (Eötvös Loránd U,
U Freiburg, U Edinburgh, New York U)
A phonetic study of l-deletion in Hungarian

Poster Session 2 / Coffee break

Kathrin Linke (Leiden U)
(Bi)Directionality in Substitution Patterns in Aphasic Language

Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Instituut / Leiden U)
Being frequent as a way of growing old

from 19:00 Conference dinner

Saturday, January 21
OCP9 Main Session

Maria Giavazzi (Ecole Normale Superieure (DEC-NPI))
Assibilation in Standard Finnish: a case of stress-conditioned contrast neutralization

Marzena Zygis & Jana Brunner (ZAS, U Potsdam)
Why do glottal stops and low vowels like each other?

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

Jesús Jiménez & Ricardo Herrero (U València, U Catòlica de València)
Valencian Vowel Harmony at the Interface

Peter Jurgec (Meertens Institute)
Two types of parasitic assimilation

12:30-14:00 Lunch break

Björn Köhnlein (Meertens Institute / Leiden U)
Against predictable exceptions: name morphology in Dutch

Tal Linzen, Sofya Kasyanenko & Maria Gouskova (New York U)
Lexical and phonological variation in Russian prepositions

Christopher Spahr (U Toronto)
Phonetics-phonology interplay in moraic theory: evidence from Finnish dialectal gemination

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

Edward Flemming (MIT, invited))
Violations are ranked, not constraints: A revised model of constraint interaction in phonetics and phonology

Poster session 1, Thursday, 19 January 2012

  • Catharine Carfoot
    Using dispersion theory to model and explain the short front vowel shift in New Zealand English
  • Clàudia Pons-Moll & Francesc Torres-Tamarit
    How loanword phonology can provide evidence of the transition from positional faithfulness to contextual markedness
  • Daniel Szeredi
    Phonetically unnatural alternation as a result of regular sound change the case of rounding harmony in Hungarian
  • Kalomoira Nikolou, Anthi Revithiadou & Despina Papadopoulou
    Stress in morphology-dependent systems when morphology is absent: A case study from L2 Greek
  • Grzegorz Michalski
    Some like it twice: cycles, yers, velars, and the Polish –ek
  • Hidetoshi Shiraishi & Bert Botma
    Vocalic asymmetries in Nivkh roots
  • Jan-Willem Van Leussen, Klara Weiand & Paola Escudero
    Serial versus parallel modelling of L2 perceptual and lexical development
  • Johannes Knaus, Richard Wiese & Ulrike Domahs
    Secondary word stress in German – Experimental evidence from EEG studies and its theoretical implications
  • Jonathan Anderson
    Rhythmic Patterns of Prominence in Akan

Poster session 2, Friday, 20 January 2012

  • Francesc Torres-Tamarit
    Compensatory Lengthening and Opaque Gemination in Harmonic Serialism
  • Man-Ni Chu
    Vowel quality affects the identification of TSM codas
  • Maria Giavazzi and Hyesun Cho
    The role of durational cues in the perception of voicing in strident fricatives
  • Markus Alexander Pöchtrager
    What’s in a cluster?
  • Mohamed Lahrouchi
    Glide - high vowel alternations at the interface of syntax and phonology
  • Sylvia Blaho
    Neutral vowels in Standard vs. Slovakian Hungarian: acoustics and morphophonology
  • Titia Benders
    Infants acquire single-feature representations by holistic learning: Evidence from Dutch infants' vowel perception
  • Vassiliki Apostolouda, Despina Papadopoulou and Anthi Revithiadou
    Phonological factors outrank frequency effects: Evidence from Greek stress