York University

atelier de phonologie MOT 2003 phonology workshop

University of Toronto

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Schedule

All sessions in the Claude T. Bissell Building (BL), Room 205, 140 St. George Street (entrance from the second floor).
For more information, write to Peter Avery.

Friday, February 7, 2003

3:00-3:30

REGISTRATION

SESSION I

VOWEL HARMONY

3:30-3:50 Chiara Frigeni & Daniel Currie Hall, U of Toronto A head-dependent account of Shona vowel height harmony
3:50-4:10 Sara Mackenzie & B. Elan Dresher, U of Toronto Contrast and phonological activity in the Nez perce vowel system
4:10-4:30 Roderic F. Casali & Myles Leitch, SIL Underspecification revisited: [-ATR] dominance and default [+ATR] in Bantu C
4:30-4:50

DISCUSSION

4:50-5:10

BREAK

SESSION II

ARABIC SYLLABIFICATION AND PROSODY

5:10-5:30 Abdessatar Mahfoudhi, U of Ottawa Edge-related syllables in Arabic
5:30-5:50 Abdel-Khalig Ali, U of Toronto Syllabification and opacity of stress in three dialects of Sudanese Arabic
5:50-6:10

DISCUSSION

Saturday, February 8, 2003

SESSION III

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

9:00-9:20 Kathleen Currie Hall, U North Carolina Perception of non-native contrast and the Scottish vowel length rule
9:20-9:40 Sadie Fowler, McGill U Constraint demotion in the interlanguage of an L1 Iraqi Arabic/L2 English speaker
9:40-10:00 Jeffrey Steele, U of Toronto Epenthesis asymmetries as evidence for the role of higher prosodic structure in L2 acquisition
10:00-10:20

DISCUSSION

10:20-10:40

BREAK

SESSION IV

STRESS

10:40-11:00 Peter Liem, Concordia U Sentani stress and derivations
11:00-11:20 G. L. Piggott, McGill U Nonfinality and the location of primary stress
11:20-11:40 John T. Jensen, U of Ottawa The rules of English stress
11:40-12:00

DISCUSSION

12:00-2:00

LUNCH BREAK

SESSION V

DIACHRONY

2:00-2:20 Kevin Heffernan, U of Toronto Correlating social relationship and the preservation of contrast in loanword phonology
2:20-2:40 Marina Sherkina, U of Toronto Allomorphs of Russian prepositions: Historical reanalysis
2:40-3:00 Laura Colantoni, U of Toronto An early stage in a dephonologization process: The loss of palatal laterals in Argentine Spanish
3:00-3:20

DISCUSSION

3:20-3:40

BREAK

SESSION VI

AAVE PHONOLOGY

3:40-4:00 Grant L. McGuire, Ohio State U The behavior of interdental fricatives in Columbus Ohio AAVE
4:00-4:20 Gerard Van Herk, U of Ottawa & York U Prosodic and lenition effects on African American Vernacular English morphosyntax
4:20-4:35

DISCUSSION

4:35-4:55

BREAK

SESSION VII

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES

4:55-5:15 Alex D'Arcy, U of Toronto Seeing through transparency in a two-place model of vowel features
5:15-5:35 Jeff Mielke & Andrea Sims, Ohio State U Step forward if you are always marked...not so fast, [labial]
5:35-5:55 Chiara Frigeni, U of Toronto Reconsidering fortition/(lenition)
5:55-6:15

DISCUSSION

Saturday Evening

PARTY - 8 p.m., Olive Avenue

If you play a musical instrument, come and jam with F-Zero, the U of T Linguistics Department House Band.

Sunday, February 9, 2003

10:00-10:30

BREAKFAST

SESSION VIII

SYLLABIFICATION

10:30-10:50 William J. Idsardi, U of Delaware
& Eric Raimy, Swarthmore College
What we can and cannot learn from Pig Latin
10:50-11:10 Emmanuel Nikiema, U of Toronto R-diphthongs: The case of French Lexifier Creoles
11:10-11:30 Martin Aumont, Concordia U Québécois geminates
11:30-11:50

DISCUSSION

11:50-12:10

BREAK

SESSION IX

UNNATURAL CLASSES

12:10-12:30 Jeff Mielke, Ohio State U How to explain natural classes without universal distinctive features
12:30-12:50 Milan Řezáč, U of Toronto Consonant mutations in Breton and the theory of phonology
12:50-1:05

DISCUSSION

1:05-2:45

LUNCH & MEETING: Department of Linguistics




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