Saturday, October 6

Great Hall, International House, UC San Diego (map)

(Click on titles for abstracts. If any presentation materials have been made available, you can access them by clicking on a relevant link below the title & author information. Workshop-related items are marked with ‡.)

8:30am – 9:00am: Registration

9:00am – 10:30am: Talk session 3 (Session chair: Joe Pater)

Learning lexical trends together with idiosyncrasy: MaxEnt versus the mixed logit
Jesse Zymet (UC Berkeley)

A Computational Account of Tone Sandhi Interaction
Jane Chandlee (Haverford College)

Output-based Computation and Unbounded Phonology
Kevin McMullin (University of Ottawa) and Jane Chandlee (Haverford College)

10:30am – 10:45am: Short demo

PhonoApps: Learning phonology online
Peter Jurgec and George Steel (University of Toronto)

10:45am – 12:00pm: Poster session 2

12:00pm – 1:30pm: Lunch (on your own) — click here for some options

1:30pm – 3:00pm: Talk session 4 (Session chair: Rachel Walker)

‡”True transparency and limited blocking in Slovenian palatalization consonant harmony
Peter Jurgec, Rachel Evangeline Chiong, Andrea Macanović (University of Toronto), and Peter Weiss (Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts)

‡”Gradient morphophonology: Evidence from Uyghur vowel harmony
Adam McCollum (UC San Diego)

‡”Backness Harmony in Fungwa
Samuel Akinbo (University of British Columbia)

3:00pm – 3:30pm: Break

3:30pm – 4:30pm: Talk session 5 (Session chair: Sara Finley)

The disambiguating effects of phonological exceptions in grammar
Katherine Hout (UC San Diego)

Gradient Symbolic Representations and the Typology of Ghost Segments: An Argument from Gradient Markedness
Eva Zimmermann (University of British Columbia)

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Invited speaker (Chair: Gabriela Caballero)

Bert Remijsen (University of Edinburgh)
‡”Three-level vowel length and floating quantity in Shilluk
[slides (.pdf); slides with embedded sounds (.pptx)]

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Conference banquet at Bella Vista Social Club & Caffé (map)