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SFB 471: Variation and Evolution in the Lexicon

Project A–23:
Variation and morphophonological change
in West Germanic


presentations

2008

Lange wortinitiale Plosive: Artikulation und Perzeption. Invited talk at the Linguistisches Kolloquium, University of Marburg, D, November 28, 2008.
 
Voice to length: Voice to length: one-way. Workshop Discovering and Representing Phonological Patterns, Konstanz, D, April, 2008.
 
Die Produktion und Perzeption von Schweizer Geminaten am Wortanfang. Invited talk at the Berner Zirkel, University of Berne, CH, March, 2008.
 
The same yet different: maintance of contrast in linugistic systems. Job talk, University of Oxford, UK, February 4, 2008.
 
When long is long and short is short. SFB 471 International Colloquium, University of Konstanz, G, January 24-26, 2008.

2007

Umlaut as default in Swiss German. The 15th Phonology Meeting, University of Manchester, GB, May 24-26, 2007.
 
Non-neutralizing quantity in word-initial consonants: artriculatory evidence. 16th International Conference of the Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, D, August 6-10, 2007. (with Prof. A. Lahiri).
 
The consonantal quantity distinction in Swiss German dialects: phonetics, phonology, history. Invited talk at the Centre nationale de la recherche scientifique, University of Paris 3, Sorbonne, October 26, 2007.
 
Schweizerdeutsche Konsonanten, weder stark noch schwach. Invited talk at the Phonetisches Laboratorium, University of Zürich, CH, November 23, 2007.

2006

Three of a kind: affricates as the third type of stops in Swiss German? LabPhon10, Paris, F, June 29 – July 1, 2006. (with M. Staeheli and Prof. H. Reetz).
 
On prefixal clitics and cliticky prefixes. 15th International Conference of the Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, E, August 4-9, 2003. (with Prof. F. Plank).
 
Affix versus clitics: affix wins – we dare the critics. Workshop on Syntax & Phonology of Clitics, Konstanz, D, February 10-11, 2006. (with Prof. F. Plank).
 
Three of a kind: affricates as the third type of stops in Swiss German? LabPhon10, Paris, F, June 29 – July 1, 2006. (with M. Staeheli and Prof. H. Reetz).
 
On prefixal clitics and cliticky prefixes. The 14th Phonology Meeting, University of Manchester, GB, May 25-27, 2006. (with Prof. F. Plank).
 
Affix versus clitics: affix wins – we dare the critics. Workshop on Syntax & Phonology of Clitics, Konstanz, D, February 10-11, 2006. (with Prof. F. Plank).

2005

To umlaut or not to umlaut. Workshop on Features, Segments, and Tone, Konstanz, D, October 30 – November 1, 2005.
 
Acoustic opacity: evidence against functionalism. Montréal-Ottawa-Toronto Phonology Workshop, Montréal, Canada, February 11-13, 2005.

2004

Silence – and the sounds surrounding it. Workshop on Speech perception by human and not-so-human, Freudental, D, July 10-14, 2004.
 
Old manuscripts and phonetics: evidence for phonology spanning 1000 years. Job talk, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, April 19, 2004.
 
Short words, losing sounds and, perhaps, gaining meaning: definite articles in Upper German. Workshop on Word Domains: Theory and Typology, Leipzig, D, April 7-8, 2004. (with Prof. F. Plank).
 
Articulation defying acoustic non-transparency. Workshop on Die Phonologie/Phonetik-Schnittstelle of the 26th Annual Meeting of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS), Mainz, D, February 25-27, 2004.

2003

Contrast in contact. International Conference on Historical Linguistics XV, Copenhagen, DK, August 10-16, 2003. (Co-Author Prof. A. Lahiri).
 
Phrase-initial geminate stops: articulatory evidence for phonological representation. 15th International Conference of the Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, E, August 4-9, 2003. (with M. Jaeger).
 
Consonant length: phonology, acoustics and articulation. Workshop on Phonology-Phonetics Interaction, Freudental, D, June 4-7, 2003.
 
Alemannische Geminaten. Phonologischer Wandel in den germanischen Sprachen: Die Lautverschiebungen, Mediävistisches Kolloquium des Zentrums für Mittelalterstudien, Bamberg, D, May 30-31, 2003.
Germanic ge- and the structure of complex verbs. The 11th Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester, GB, May 22-24, 2003. (with Prof. P. Fikkert).
 
On extending contrasts. Joint Meeting of the Forum for Germanic Language Studies and the Society for Germanic Linguistics, London, GB, January 3-4, 2003. (with Prof. A. Lahiri).