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Friday, October 1st

11:30am - 12:00pm - Social

12:00pm - 12:15pm - Welcome

12:15pm - 4:00pm - Teaching Workshop (Chair: Nathan Sanders)


12:15pm - 12:45pm

Phonology course design for the contemporary student

Robert Kennedy (UC Santa Barbara)

12:45pm - 1:15pm

Small teaching in a big way: (Re)conceptualising phonological pedagogy using evidence-based practices

Christina Bjorndahl (Carnegie Mellon University)

1:15pm - 1:25pm - Break

1:25pm - 1:55pm

Student-built theory, or “You only really learn what you figure out for yourself”

Anya Hogoboom (William & Mary)

1:55pm - 2:25pm - Discussion

2:25pm - 2:35pm - Break

2:35pm - 4:00pm - Poster Session & Showcase


4:00pm - 4:10pm - Break


4:10pm - 5:40pm - Session 1 (Chair: Peter Avery)


4:10pm - 4:40pm

Onset prominence in Wubuy reduplication

Kevin Ryan (Harvard University)

Jeffrey Heath (University of Michigan)


4:40pm - 5:10pm 

Unifying Initial Geminates and fortis stops via laryngeal specification. Three case studies from Pattani Malay, Salentino, and Dunan

Francesco Burroni (Cornell University)

Raksit Lau-Preechathammarach (UC Berkeley)

Sireemas Maspong (Cornell University)


5:10pm - 5:40pm

Consonant-vowel interactions inform paradigm organization in Egyptian Arabic verbs

Lily Xu (UCLA)


5:40pm - 6:00pm - Break


6:00pm - 7:00pm - Invited Talk (Chair: Keren Rice)

Non-iterativity, icy targets, and the need for non-linear representations in feature spreading

Adam McCollum (Rutgers University)

7:00pm - Social

Saturday, October 2nd

10:30am - 11:00am - Social

11:00am - 11:30am - Session 2 (Chair: Phil Monahan)

11:00am - 11:30am

Token frequency in the grammar: A wug-test of Voiced Velar Nasalization in Japanese

Shigeto Kawahara (Keio University)

Canaan Breiss (UCLA)

Hironori Katsuda (UCLA)

11:30am - 12:00pm

A new model of loanword accentuation in Japanese, based on faithfulness, frequency, and pseudo-compound structure

Hironori Katsuda (UCLA)

12:00pm - 12:10pm - Break

12:10pm - 1:40pm - Poster Session 1

1:40pm - 1:50pm - Break

1:50pm - 2:20pm - Session 3 (Chair: Avery Ozburn)

1:50pm - 2:20pm

Subtonal Features: New Evidence from Laal

Florian Lionnet (Princeton)

2:20pm - 2:50pm

Situating Blackfoot within a typology of (mobile) boundary tone grammars

Natalie Weber (Yale University)

Jason Shaw (Yale University)

2:50pm - 3:00pm - Break

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Session 4 (Chair: Photini Coutsougera)

3:00pm - 3:30pm

The realization of unaccentedness in Korean and Japanese pitch accent systems

Hitomi Minamida (Cornell University)

3:30pm - 4:00pm

The effect of iconicity on weak hand drop in American Sign Language

Amelia Becker (Georgetown University)


4:00pm - 4:10pm - Break

4:10pm - 5:40pm - Poster Session 2


5:40pm - 5:50pm - Break

5:50pm - 6:50pm - Invited Talk (Chair: Nathan Sanders)

Phonological concerns in using ASL Signbank to represent usage in the ASL communities

Julie Hochgesang (Gallaudet University)

6:50pm - Social

Sunday, October 3rd


10:30am - 11:00am - Social

11:00am - 12:00pm - Invited Talk (Chair: Alexei Kochetov)

Corpus studies of variation in obstruent ‘voicing' across languages and speakers: phonetic variation and implications for phonology

Morgan Sonderegger (McGill University)

12:00pm - 12:10pm - Break

12:10pm - 12:40pm - Session 5 (Chair: Alexei Kochetov)

12:10pm - 12:40pm

Entropic bases for artificial grammar learning and infant mispronounciation studies

Adamantios Gafos (Universität Potsdam)

12:40pm - 1:10pm

Phonological Exaptation and Epenthesis in Tetun Terik

Tamisha L. Tan (Harvard University, Nanyang Technological University)

1:10pm - 1:20pm - Break

1:20pm - 2:50pm - Poster Session 3

2:50pm - 3:00pm - Break

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Session 6 (Chair: Ewan Dunbar)

3:00pm - 3:30pm

The typology of locality guides restrictive and accurate tier induction

Seoyoung Kim (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Learning Phonotactics in a Differentiable Framework of Subregular Languages

Huteng Dai (Rutgers University)

Richard Futrell (UC Irvine)

4:00pm - 4:10pm - Break

4:10pm - 4:40pm - Session 7 (Chair: Chandan Narayan)

4:10pm - 4:40pm

Investigating the Phonological Representations of Canadian Raising: Experimental Evidence from Gating and Cross-Splicing Studies

Maggie Baird (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

4:40pm - 5:10pm

Contrasting Community and Individual Grammars in Laurentian French Laxing

Jeffrey Lamontagne (Indiana University Bloomington)

5:10pm - 5:20pm - Break

5:20pm - 5:50pm - Session 8 (Chair: Chandan Narayan)

5:20pm - 5:50pm

Simple acoustic measures of onset complexity

Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)

5:50pm - 6:05pm - Goodbye

6:05pm - 6:35pm - Business meeting

6:35pm - Social