You can download a pdf version of the program for the Main session here, of the program for the Workshop here, and of the whole abstract booklet here.

(27th January 2015, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Sala de Graus, Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres


Tuesday, January 27th

10.00-10.15Opening remarks
10.15-11.00Invited speaker

Kie Zuraw

Polarized exceptions: extreme bimodal distributions of exceptional words
11.15-11.45Coffee break
11.45-12.15Carlos-Eduardo Pi–ñeros (University of Auckland)Exceptional nasal-stop inventories
12.15-12.45Amanda Rysling (U Mass Amherst) and Maria Gouskova (New York University)A rule with exceptions or a minor rule? Polish revisited
12.45-13.15Katherine Hout and Eric Bakovic (UC San Diego)Two approaches to exceptionality in Mushunguli (Somali Chizigula)
15.00-15.30Peter Rebrus (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and PéŽter Szigetv‡ri (Eöštvöšs Lor‡ánd University)Diminutives: Exceptions to the exceptions
15.30-16.00Claire Moore-Cantwell and Joe Pater (U Mass Amherst)Gradient exceptionality in Maximum Entropy Grammar with lexically specific constraints
16.00-16.30Eric Bakovic (UC San Diego)Exceptionality in Spanish stress
16.30-17.00General discussion

(28-30th January 2015, Universitat de Barcelona)

Aula Magna, Edifici Històric


Wednesday, January 28th

9.15-9.30Opening remarks
9.30-10.30Invited speaker

Paul de Lacy (Rutgers University)

The theory of Generative evidence
10.30-11.00Coffee break
11.00-11.30Nancy Kula (University of Essex) and Bettina Braun (Universität Konstanz)The mental representation of ternary spreading: How are derived tones processed?
11.30-12.00Siri Moen Gjersøe (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)Downstep and phonological phrases in Kikuyu
12.00-12.30Jeroen Breteler (Universiteit van Amsterdam)Metrical tone shift and spread in Harmonic Serialism
12.30-13.00John Joseph Perry (University of Cambridge)Cyclically conditioned prosodic constituency in Gyalsumdo and beyond
15.00-15.30Elan Dresher (University of Toronto) and Andrew Nevins (University College of London)Undergoers are harmony sources: Maintaining iterative harmony in Oroqen dialects
15.30-16.00Kevin Ryan (Harvard University)Weak triggers and gang effects in Sanskrit retroflex harmony
16.00-16.30Eva Zimmermann and Jochen Trommer (Universität Leipzig)Exocentric Mutation as argument for Generalized Nonlinear Affixation
16.30-17.00Coffee break
17.00-17.30Laurence Voeltzel (UniversitéŽ de Nantes)Preaspiration of singletons in Faroese
17.30-18.00Sławomir Zdziebko (Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski)Polish palatalizations as element addition
18.00-18.30Birgit Alber (Università di Verona)Dialectal variation and typological properties

Thursday, January 29th

9.00-9.30Savithry Namboodiripad, Marc Garellek and Eric Bakovic (UC San Diego)Moraic geminates in Malayalam: Evidence from minimal word effects and loanword adaptation
9.30-10.00Mathilde Hutin and Samantha Ruvoletto (UniversitŽé Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis)For the importance of fine-grained phonetic detail in phonology
10.00-10.30Giorgio Magri (CNRS, UniversitéŽ Paris 8)Idempotency and the early acquisition of phonotactics
10.30-11.00Evan-Gary Cohen (Tel-Aviv University)Phoneme consistency vs. lexical frequency in Hebrew rhotic acquisition
11.00-11.30Coffee break
11.30-12.00Paul Boersma (Universiteit van Amsterdam)OCP and Line-Crossing Constraint as aids to word segmentation
12.00-12.30Silke Hamann and David W. L. Li (Universiteit van Amsterdam)Diachronic changes in loanword adaptation: Loan doublets in Cantonese
12.30-13.00Ross Godfrey (University of Toronto)Morphologically conditioned lengthening as a processing effect
13.00-15.30Poster Session & Lunch
15.30-16.00Michael Dow (UniversitéŽ de MontréŽal)Issues in unifying nasal vowel markedness
16.00-16.30Benjamin Storme (MIT)Closed Syllable Vowel Laxing: A strategy to enhance coda consonant place contrasts
16.30-17.00Christina Bjorndahl (Cornell University, CMU)The cross-linguistic phonological and phonetic identity of /v/
17.00-17.30Coffee break
17.30-18.00Ranjan Sen (University of Sheffield)Pre-Classical Prevarication in Latin Feet: Stratal synchronic structure and discretionary diachronic development
18.00-18.30Shih-Chi Yeh (National Kaohsiung Normal University)Sonority-driven stress in Paiwan: Phonological or phonetic factors?
18.30-19.00Ben Hermans (Meertens Institute & Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Francesc Torres-Tamarit (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)On the variable parsing of long vowels
20.30Conference dinner

Friday, January 30th

9.30-10.00Marko Simonovic (Universiteit Utrecht)Surface bases and Lexical conservatism. The case of the Serbo-Croatian -ova-
10.00-10.30Gretchen Kern (MIT)Syntactically unjustified morphs and other strategies for hiatus resolution in Irish prepositions
10.30-11.00Adam Albright (MIT)Faithfulness to non-contrastive phonetic properties in Lakhota
11.00-11.30Coffee break
11.30-12.00Heather Newell (UQAM)Structural Sensitivity in Phonology: Phonological Persistence
12.00-12.30Jonathan Bucci (UniversitéŽ Nice Sophia Antipolis-BCL UMR 7320)Vowel reduction and Raddoppiamento Fonosintattico induced by stress: The virtual length analysis
12.45-13.45Invited speaker

Marc van Oostendorp
(Meertens Institute & Leiden University)

Where syntax and phonology touch. A representational view of the interface
13.45-14.00Closing remarks and Business meeting

Thursday, January 29th, 13.00-15.30h, during lunch time
*Poster boards are 95 cm (wide) x 140 cm (high) and pins will be provided for hanging. Participants will be able to hang their posters from Wednesday, January 28th.

Cristina Albareda (Universitat de Barcelona)The contextual allomorphy and paradigmatic pressure of the prepositions a, en and amb in Catalan
Begüm Avar (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi)Save Harmony: Rebellious roots troubling GP
Jieun Bark (Université de Nantes)How to represent the Korean consonants: A GP2.0. Perspective
Semra Baturay (Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi)Stress, suffixes and domain boundary in Turkish
Karolina Bros (Uniwersytet Warszawski)In search of the default Spanish vowel: Evidence from perception
Guillaume Enguehard (UniversitéŽ Paris 7)Segmental representation of Livonian stød
Guilherme D. Garcia (McGill University ) and Natá‡lia B. Guzzo (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)The prosodization of neoclassical elements in Brazilian Portuguese: Evidence from vowel reduction
Christopher Green and Michelle Morrison (University of Maryland)On the realization, representation, and prosodic function of Somali topic-marking
Nat‡ália B. Guzzo (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)Prosodic recursion and the Composite Group: Can they reconcile?
Yujing Huang (Harvard University)Position-sensitive sandhi: A case study of Jinan Tone 4 sandhi
Paul John (UniversitŽé du QuéŽbec à Trois-Rivières)On the representation of empty categories
Pavel Koval (Lomonosov Moscow State University)Tone and syllable structure in Akebu Polar Questions
Mohamed Lahrouchi (CNRS, Université Paris 8) and Sophie Kern (CNRS, Université Lyon 2)From babbling to first words in Tashlhiyt Berber: A longitudinal two-case study
Mairym Lloréns Monteserín (University of Southern California)Resolving contradictions in the Puerto Rican Spanish syllable coda
Charlie O’Hara (University of Southern California)Vowel Raising and Positional Privilege in Klamath
Diana Passino (Universitàˆ di Padova)Progressive and regressive metaphony in an Upper-Southern dialect of Italy: Some implications for phonological theory
Markus Pöchtrager (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi)Alveolars on the verge of a nervous breakdown
Nuria Polo (UNED)First approach to Phonological Phrase in Spanish Prosodic Hierarchy
Peter Rebrus and Mikl—ós Tšörkenczy (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)Variation and subpatterns of disharmony in Hungarian
Ellenor Shoemaker (UniversitéŽ Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3)The acquisition of non-native contrasts at first exposure
Ellenor Shoemaker (UniversitéŽ Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3) and Sophie Wauquier (UniversitéŽ Paris 8)Processing liaison in L2 French: The case of non-traditional learners
Anne-Michelle Tessier and Kayla Day (University of Alberta)Grammatical restrictions on lexical avoidance in children’s phonological acquisition
Alexandre Vaxman (University of Connecticut)Diacritic weight scales: A novel approach to lexical accent systems