GLOW Phonology 2005

This is the programme for the GLOW Phonology Workshop and the phonology part of the main of the GLOW Conference in Geneva, 2005. Certain details might still be subject to change. You can find register for the conference and find the full programme (including syntax and semantics) and more information on accomodation etc. at the Geneva GLOW website.

MARCH 29 2004: GLOW WORKSHOP ON SYNCHRONY AND DIACHRONY
This workshop is organized by Ricardo Bermudez-Otero (Newcastle), Astrid Kraehenmann (Toronto) and Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens, Amsterdam)
9.00-10.00 Paula Fikkert (Nijmegen; invited)
Umlaut in the history of West Germanic
10.00-10.45 Guido Seiler (Zürich)
Same Sound Changes, Different Results: Two Solutions for a Ranking Paradox
11.15-12.00 Patrik Bye (Tromsø)
Biaspectual phonology and phonological opacity
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12.00-12.45 April McMahon (Edinburgh)
Historical Evidence and Historical Explanation
Afternoon: philosophy of linguistics symposium
MARCH 30 2004: GLOW WORKSHOP ON SYNCHRONY AND DIACHRONY
09.30-10.15 Carlos Gussenhoven (Queen Mary, London)
Phonological vowel height differences arise from phonetic vowel duration differences
10.15-11.00 Paul Kiparsky (Stanford)
Universals Explain Change, Change Explains Typological Generalizations
11.15-12.00 Jeff Mielke (Arizona)
The emergence of (un)natural classes
12.00-12.45 Bruce Morén (Tromsø)
The Relationship between Here/Now and There/Then: Synchrony and Diachrony in Peninsular Scandinavian Pitch Accent
LUNCH
14.30-15.15 Chiara Frigeni (Toronto)
Metathesis patterns through the prism of complex segments: the Sardinian development
15.15-16.00 Michele Loporcaro (Zürich)
(Too much) synchrony within diachrony? Vowel length in Milanese.
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16.30-17.15 Shigeko Shinohara (CNRS, Paris)
Word-final sonorant-obstruent cluster resolutions in loanwords, acquisition and historical change: What *NC cannot explain.
17.15-18.00 Larry Hyman (invited)
Diachrony proposes, synchrony disposes--evidence from prosody (and chess)
MARCH 31 2004: GLOW CONFERENCE MAIN SESSION
9.00-10.00 Sanford Schane (UCSD)
Vowel movement in English and West Frisian
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10.30-11.30 Marta Abrusan (MIT)
Underspecified precedence relations and Hungarian vowel-zero alternations
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11.30-12.30 Katya Pertsova (UCLA)
Inviolable lexical conservatism conditions lead to paradigm gaps
LUNCH
14.00-15.00 Jeffrey Heinz (UCLA)
CV Metathesis in Kwara'ae. Implications for a theory of stress
15.00-16.00 Mary Ann Walter and Valentine Hacquard (MIT)
Phonological underspecification; Evidence from neural responses
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15.00-16.00 Fidèle Mpiranya (CNRS Sorbonne-Nouvelle) and Rachel Walker (USC)
Kinyarwanda sibilant harmony and coronal opacity
16.00-17.00 Sabrina Bendjaballah and Martin Haiden (Lille 3)
Berber prepositions, templates and the PF Interface