UD Conference on Stress and Accent

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UD Conference on Stress and Accent

November 29 - December 1, 2012
125 E. Main Street
Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 1716

Please be sure to register by clicking here before November 26, 2012 so we can plan accordingly.


Thursday, Nov 29

1:30 Representing Rhythm (Invited)
Harry van der Hulst (University of Connecticut) [Abstract]
2:15 Break
2:30 Considerations on Brazilian Portuguese stress assignment in derivations
Guilherme Garcia (McGill University) and Natália Guzzo (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) [Abstract]
3:00 The Asymmetric Interaction of Metrical Structure and Tone in Standard Chinese
Yanyan Sui (University of Pennsylvania) [Abstract]
3:30 Stress in Modern Greek Dekapentasyllavo: a challenge to modular theories of folk verse
Nina Topintzi (University of Leipzig) and Stefano Versace [Abstract]
4:00 Break
4:15 The Role of Accent (Invited)
Brett Hyde (Washington University)
5:00 End

Friday, Nov 30

9:00 The Acoustic Properties of Prominence and Phonological Contrasts in a Language (Invited)
Irene Vogel (University of Delaware) [Abstract]
9:45 Break
10:00 The Acoustic Properties of Stress Using Linear Discriminant Analysis
Irene Vogel, Angeliki Athanasopoulou, Nadya Pincus, and Megan Rosales (University of Delaware) [Abstract]
10:30 Acoustic correlates of stress in infant- and adult-directed speech
Yuanyuan Wang (Purdue University), Alejandrina Cristia (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics), and Amanda Seidl (Purdue University) [Abstract]
11:00 Baby feet: the acquisition of metrical structure by infants
Brigitta Keij and René Kager (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics, OTS Utrecht University) [Abstract]
11:30 Break
11:45 Is there a default lexical stress system? (Invited)
Anthi Revythiadou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) [Abstract]
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Learning Phonology with Hidden Structure (Invited)
Gaja Jarosz (Yale University) [Abstract]
2:45 Break
3:00 A phrasal explanation of Spanish secondary stress
Eugene Buckley (University of Pennsylvania) [Abstract]
3:30 Iquito: a case for cola and Harmonic Serialism
Nina Topintzi (University of Leipzig) [Abstract]
4:00 Disjoint Footing in Huariapano: a reanalysis
Ryan Bennett (Yale University) [Abstract]
4:30 Break
4:45 Covert representations and the acquisition of lexical accent (Invited)
Elan Dresher (University of Toronto) [Abstract]
5:30 End
6:30pm Dinner at Homegrown

Saturday, Dec 1

9:00 Generative models and typological frequency (Invited)
Jason Riggle [Abstract]
9:45 Break
10:00 Poster Session [List of accepted posters]
11:30 Multiple dimensions of stress faithfulness in Tagalog (Invited)
Kie Zuraw (University of California, Los Angeles) [Abstract]
12:15 Lunch
2:00 Metrical segmentation in a cross-linguistic perspective
Sandrien van Ommen (Utrecht University)
2:30 Onset weight effects in stress/accent systems exhibiting variation
Kevin Ryan (Harvard University) [Abstract]
3:00 Break
3:15 Conflicted metrical prominence: Evolutionary paths and synchronic analysis (Invited)
Matt Gordon (University of California, Santa Barbara) [Abstract]
4:00 End