INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON SUPRASEGMENTALS IN ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING

 

 

31 MAY-01 JUNE 2011

UNIVERSITY OF KONSTANZ

 

 

PLACE:                  

V-403 (Tuesday), V-738 (Wednesday)

 

TIME:   

31.05.2011, 14-18:45 (V-403)

01.06.2011, 14-18:00 (V-738)

 

ORGANIZERS: Barış KABAK and Bettina BRAUN

 

This workshop aims to explore recent empirical and theoretical issues surrounding the nature of suprasegmental contrasts and to throw fresh light on their representation and organization in the human mind from the perspectives of language processing, acquisition, and change.

 

WORKSHOP PROGRAM

 

 

TUESDAY, 31 MAY (V-403)

 

14:00

Introduction

Bettina BRAUN, Barış KABAK

 

14:15

Parsing and metrical structure: Where phonology meets processing

René KAGER (Utrecht University)

 

14:45

Acquisition and use of metrical cues: a cross-linguistic study

Brigitta KEIJ & Sandrien VAN OMMEN (Utrecht University)

 

15:15

Coffee-break

 

15:45

Crosslinguistic investigations into the metrical structure of words

Ulrike DOMAHS (Universität Marburg)

 

16:15 

Default stress in Russian: An experimental study

Yulia LAVITSKAYA, Barış KABAK (Universität Konstanz)

 

16:45  

Lexical encoding of L2 tonal contrasts

Tobias GALTS, Bettina BRAUN, Barış KABAK (Universität Konstanz)

 

17:15

Coffee break

 

17:45

Experimental investigations on stress in Greek

K. NIKOLOU, V. APOSTOLOUDA, D. PAPADOPOULOU, & A. REVITHIADOU (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

 

18:15

Length as a cue in the perception of vowels by L1 subjects with / without phonological length distinction

Małgorzata ĆAVAR (University of Zadar/ Uni Konstanz)

 

19:45-

DINNER AT RESTAURANT SEERHEIN

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 01 JUNE (V-738)

 

14:00

Tonal patterns in a Bantu language

Nancy KULA (University of Essex)

 

14:30 

Non-native perception of level tones

Wen-Hsuan CHIAO, Barış KABAK, Bettina BRAUN (Universität Konstanz)

 

15:00  

L2 Perception of vowel and consonantal length

Irena BERGER, Heidi ALTMANN, Bettina BRAUN (Universität Konstanz)

 

15:30     

Coffee break

 

16:00  

Tonal variation in Taiwan Mandarin

Wen-Hsuan CHIAO, Tobias GALTS & Barış KABAK (Universität Konstanz)

 

16:30     

Production of focus by French natives and German learners of French

Giusy TURCO (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)

 

17:00

The change of prosodic features in the reinforcement of utterances: A study of native and non-native speakers of Japanese

Yuki ASANO, Bettina BRAUN (Universität Konstanz)

 

19:15-

POTLUCK PARTY