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Program overview

 Conference location: Charles B. Wang Center,  100 Nicolls Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794

 

Friday, Oct 11

Saturday, Oct 12

Sunday, Oct 13

8:30-9:00

Registration

Registration

Registration

9:00-10:00

Registration


9:45 opening remarks

Tutorials

  • Aksenova 
  • Magri & Anttila

Keynote: Stephanie Shih

Chair: Michael Becker

10:00-11:00

Keynote: Jane Chandlee

Chair: Jeff Heinz

Poster session 2

Poster session 4 

11:00-12:30

Talk session 1 

Chair: Benjamin Storme

  • McCollum
  • Smith
  • Garvin, Lapierre, Schwarz & Inkelas

Talk session 4

Chair: Mark Aronoff

  • Gong & Zhang
  • Durvasula & Kahng
  • Smolensky, Rosen & Goldrick

11:00-12:00: Talk session 7

Chair: Eric Bakovic

  • O'Hara
  • Magri & Storme

12:30-2:00

Lunch

Lunch (box lunch)

Satellite session (Taylor Miller) 

12:00-12:45 Closing remarks and business meeting  

12:45-: Light refreshments

2:00-3:00

Poster session 1  

Poster session 3

 

3:00-4:00

Talk session 2

Chair: Karthik Durvasula

  • Van Handel
  • Kawahara, Shaw & Ishihara

Talk session 5

Chair: Adam Jardine

  • Breiss
  • Song & White
 

4:00-4:30

Break

Break

 

4:30-5:30

Talk session 3

Chair: Ellen Broselow

  • Koser &  Jardine
  • Koulidobrova, Luchkina & Levi Palmer

Talk session 6

Chair: Lee Bickmore

  • Spinu, Percival & Kochetov
  • Storme & Lancien
 

5:30-6:30

Keynote: Taylor Miller

Chair: Robert Hoberman

Keynote: Lauren Clemens

Chair: Ellen Broselow

 

6:30-

Student mixer

Banquet

 

 

Friday, October 11

 

8:30-9:45

Registration (and bagels!)

Location: Lobby, Wang Center

9:45-10:00

Opening remarks – Lori Repetti

Location: Theater, Wang Center

10:00-11:00

Keynote: Jane Chandlee (Haverford College). Are Phonological Functions Total or Partial?

Chair: Jeff Heinz

Location: Theater, Wang Center

11:00-12:30

Talk session 1 

Chair: Benjamin Storme

Location: Theater, Wang Center

12:30-2:00

Lunch

2:00-3:00

Poster session 1

Location: Lobby, Wang Center

  1. Nicholas Rolle and Florian Lionnet (Princeton University). Phantom structure: A representational account of floating tone association [Poster]
  2. Giorgio Magri (CNRS, University of Paris 8). MaxEnt is as transparent as OT and HG
  3. Benjamin Storme (Université de Lausanne). Gradient behavior without gradient underlying representations: the case of the French liaison consonant
  4. Krishna Pulipaty (The University of Melbourne). Metrical structure and vowel harmony in Telugu
  5. Ivy Hauser (University of Minnesota). Coarticulation with alveopalatal sibilants in Mandarin and Polish: Phonetics or phonology? [Poster]
  6. Richard Bibbs (University of California, Santa Cruz). Perceptual factors license vocalic contrasts in Chamorro [Poster]
  7. Peter Nyhuis (The University of Melbourne). Empty morphology and reduplication in Wubuy (Gunwinyguan, Australia)
  8. Aida Talic (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Structure-Dependent Tone in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS) Adjectives [Poster]
  9. Francisco Antonio Montano (Lehman College). A split-margin approach to minimally-rising clusters in early French diachronic phonology
  10. Chris Oakden (Rutgers University). Spreading, Copying, and Notational Equivalence in Tonal Geometry [Poster]
  11. Shu-Hao Shih (University of California, Los Angeles). Enhanced Metrical Theory and Sonority-Driven Stress [Poster]
  12. Soo-Hwan Lee (New York University). Prosodic boundaries and EPP in Swahili [Poster]
  13. Samuel Andersson (Yale), Hossep Dolatian (Stony Brook University) and Yiding Hao (Yale). Computing vowel harmony: The generative capacity of Search and Copy
  14. Kevin Tang (University of Florida) and Jason Shaw (Yale University). Sentence prosody leaks into the lexicon: evidence from Mandarin Chinese

3:00-4:00

Talk session 2

Chair:  Karthik Durvasula

Location: Theater, Wang Center

4:00-4:30

break

4:30-5:30

Talk session 3

Chair: Ellen Broselow

Location: Theater, Wang Center

5:30-6:30

Keynote: Taylor Miller (SUNY Oswego). Navigating the Phonology-Syntax Interface and Tri-P Mapping

Chair: Robert Hoberman

Location: Theater, Wang Center

6:30-

Student mixer

Location: Zodiac Lobby, Wang Center



Saturday, Oct 12

 

8:30-9:00

Registration  (and bagels!)

9:00-10:00

Tutorials

10:00-11:00

Poster session 2

Location: Lobby, Wang Center

  1. Eva Zimmermann (Leipzig University). Stronger and thus more beautiful: The phonological strength of templates
  2. Martin Krämer (University of Tromsø). The hybrid pitch accent-tone-stress system of Latvian [Poster]
  3. Hossep Dolatian and Jonathan Rawski (Stony Brook University). Computing Tone: input strict locality over multiple inputs
  4. Sam Zukoff (Princeton University). Reduplicant Shape Alternations in Ponapean: Evidence Against Morphological Doubling Theory
  5. Sören Eggert Tebay (Leipzig University). Downstep Blocking by Register Circumfixes
  6. Skye Anderson (University of Arizona). Phonological Variation in Auditory Word Recognition [Poster]
  7. Hayeun Jang (University of Southern California). Learning hidden gradient features: from muscular activation to featural representation
  8. Chad Hall (Michigan State University). Testing the P-Map: Lenition and Position [Poster]
  9. Tadjou-N'Dine Mamadou and Adam Jardine (Rutgers University). Representation and the Computation of Tone Processes [Poster] [Handout]
  10. Leland Kusmer (UMass Amherst). Khoekhoegowab tone sandhi and extended projections [Poster]
  11. Péter Rebrus (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Péter Szigetvári (Eötvös Loránd University) and Miklós Törkenczy (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Eötvös Loránd University). Vacillation and lexical variation in Hungarian backness harmony [Poster]
  12. Max Nelson (University of Massachusetts Amherst). Learning and generalizing phonotactics with recurrent neural networks
  13. Jeffrey Lamontagne (McGill University). Right on q: Using Q Theory to Capture Phonological Patterning

11:00-12:30

Talk session 4

Chair: Mark Aronoff

Location: Theater, Wang Center

12:30-2:00

Lunch (free box lunch will be provided)

Satellite session: Taylor Miller  (SUNY Oswego). Building the Online Kiowa Dictionary Together: Balancing Research and Community Needs (Room 201, Wang Center)

2:00-3:00

Poster session 3

Location: Lobby, Wang Center

  1. Aleksei Nazarov (Utrecht University). Bedouin Arabic multiple opacity with indexed constraints in Parallel OT [Poster]
  2. Natalie Delbusso (Rutgers University). Learning and restrictiveness with Properties
  3. Natalie Delbusso (Rutgers University) and William G. Bennett (Rhodes University). Cross-level correspondence in Q-theory
  4. Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno) and Martin Krämer (University of Tromsø). The internal structure of diphthongs: Prominence and sonority in the nucleus [Poster]
  5. Mary Pearce and Timothy Kempton (SIL International). Corpus phonetics for under-documented languages: a vowel harmony example
  6. Jérémie Beauchamp (University of California, Santa Cruz). Conspiracy and correspondence in Kĩsêdjê vowel epenthesis
  7. Jeffrey Lamontagne and Francisco Torreira (McGill University). Phonological Variation and Production Planning: Directional Asymmetries in Spanish Hiatus Resolution
  8. Daniel Gleim (Universität Leipzig). The typology of velar coronalisation and its consequences for grammar [Poster]
  9. Samuel Andersson (Yale University). Creating Boundaries and Stops in German: A Universal Boundary Theory analysis
  10. Brandon Prickett (University of Massachusetts Amherst). Unconstrained Variables Oversimplify Phonotactic Learning [Poster]
  11. Veno Volenec and Charles Reiss (Concordia University). Croatian place assimilation in Logical Phonology
  12. Ryan Rhodes, Enes Avcu and Arild Hestvik (University of Delaware). Phonemic and Phonetic Representation in Auditory Prediction
  13. Lee Bickmore (University at Albany), Winfred Mkochi (University of Malawi) and Jamilläh Rodriguez (University at Albany). Depressor Consonants Effects in Malawian CiTonga: Phonetic or Phonological?

3:00-4:00

Talk session 5

Chair: Adam Jardine

Location: Theater, Wang Center

4:00-4:30

break

4:30-5:30

Talk session 6

Chair: Lee Bickmore

Location: Theater, Wang Center

5:30-6:30

Keynote: Lauren Clemens (University at Albany). Prosodic phrasing in Rutooro: Attachment height and prosodic indeterminacy

Chair: Ellen Broselow

Location: Theater, Wang Center

6:30-

Banquet

Location: Zodiac Lobby, Wang Center

 

Sunday, Oct 13

 

8:30-9:00

Registration (and bagels!)

9:00-10:00

Keynote: Stephanie Shih (University of Southern California). The contribution of sound symbolism to phonological theory

Chair: Michael Becker

Location: Theater, Wang Center

10:00-11:00

Poster session 4 

Location: Lobby, Wang Center

  1. Maria Gouskova and Juliet Stanton (New York University). Clusters or complex segments? A learnability approach
  2. Martin Krämer (University of Tromsø) and Draga Zec (Cornell University). The gradient categorical vocalic behavior of syllabic consonants [Poster]
  3. Tim Hunter, Canaan Breiss and Bruce Hayes (University of California, Los Angeles). Incorporating phonological and syntactic factors into sentence probability distributions [Poster]
  4. Anna Mai and Eric Bakovic (University of California San Diego). Cumulative constraint interaction and the equalizer of HG and OT [Poster]
  5. Jamillah Rodriguez and Lauren Clemens (University at Albany). Tone overlay in Copala Triqui: Nominal compounds and other syntactic domains
  6. Gasper Begus (University of Washington). Generative Adversarial Phonology: Neural networks and unsupervised phonetic and phonological learning
  7. Enes Avcu, Ryan Rhodes and Arild Hestvik (University of Delaware). Computational Complexity in Phonotactics Modulates Brain Response Evidence from EEG
  8. Yifan Yang (University of Southern California). Surface Correspondence in Reduplication
  9. Charles Reiss and Veno Volenec (Concordia U). Amodal Complements, Natural Classes and the Poverty of the Stimulus
  10. Sandy Abu El Adas (New York University), Karla Washington (University of Cincinnati) and Tara McAllister (New York University). Extending the Articulatory Map model to account for token-to-token variability in bilingual children acquiring Jamaican Creole and English
  11. Eric Rosen (Johns Hopkins University). A phonological approach to implicational relations in inflectional paradigms through gradiently weighted syncretism
  12. Luiz Schwindt and Camila Ulrich (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul). Prosodic independence of affixes in Brazilian Portuguese: an experimental approach
  13. Sunghyun Stanley Nam (The University of British Columbia). The laryngeal pattern in the native phonology and the adaptation of English word-initial voiced consonants in Korean

11:00-12:00

Talk session 7

Chair: Eric Bakovic

Location: Theater, Wang Center

12:00-12:45

Closing remarks - Jeff Heinz

Business meeting - Michael Becker

Location: Theater, Wang Center

12:45-

Light refreshments

Location: Lobby, Wang Center