The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

MIT Linguists at Munich Cluster Workshop

There was a sizable contingent from the department at the Workshop on Consonant Clusters and Structural Complexity, hosted by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing during the first week in August. The presenters were:

Claire Halpert: Overlap-Driven Consequences of Nasal Place Assimilation in Zulu.

Jonah Katz (poster): English Compensatory Shortening and Phonetic Representations.

Franz Katzir-Cozier: Encoding of perceived contrast between CC-clusters and their simplified counterparts in coda cluster simplification.

Donca Steriade: Syllabic quantity in Ancient Greek: effects of cluster compressibility.