The Weekly Newsletter of MIT Linguistics

MUMM is this Saturday (May 9)

The spring MIT/UMass Meeting in Phonology will take place at MIT this Saturday, May 9, from 11am until 6pm in 32-D461. The schedule of talks is as follows:

11:00 Emily Elfner, Umass Harmonic Serialism and stress-epenthesis interactions in Levantine Arabic
11:45 Bronwyn Bjorkman, MIT Uniform exponence and reduplication: evidence from Kinande
12:30 Patrick Jones, MIT The evidence for the phonological stem in Kinande
1:15 – 2:30 lunch
2:30 Anne Pycha, Penn and UMass The role of acoustic shape in phonological grammar: evidence from eye tracking
3:15 Hyesun Cho, MIT The problem of generalization in a statistical learning model of phonotactics
4:00 break
4:30 Brian Smith, UMass The null parse in Harmonic Grammar
5:15 Karen Jesney, UMass Licensing in Optimality Theory and Harmonic Grammar