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Workshop "Tone: Theory and Practice"

Workshop "Tone: Theory and Practice"


Friday, 28 September

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
9:15 – 10:00 keynote Ian Maddieson (University of New Mexico/ UC Berkeley):The What, Where and When of Tone (pdf)
10:00 – 10:30 talk 1 Elsa Gomez-Imbert (Institut Français d'Etudes Andines IFEA):
On tonal Amazonian typology (pdf)
10:30 – 11:00 talk 2 Roberto Zariquiey (Pont.Universidad Católica del Perú) and Lev Michael (UC Berkeley):
The interaction of tone and stress in Kashibo-Kakataibo (Panoan)
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:45 talk 3 Thiago Chacon (UC Santa Barbara):
Linking tone and stress: the role of metrical structure in Kubeo. (pdf)
11:45 - 12:15 talk 4 James Kirby (U of Edinburgh):
Tonogenesis in Khmer: A cross-dialect comparison. (pdf)
12:15 – 12:45 talk 5 Julian Bradfield (U of Edinburgh):
Revisiting East !Xoon verb tones. (pdf)
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:30 keynote Jackson T. Gandour (Purdue University):
Tone processing in the brain: a linguistic journey from cortex to brainstem (pdf)
14:30 - 15:00 talk 6 Mate Kapovic (U of Zagreb):
Tone in South Slavic (pdf)
15:00 - 15:30 talk 7 Tracy Xi Cun (The Hong Kong Institute of Education) and Xiaonong Zhu:
Phonological tone types of Southwest Mandarin (pdf)
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:30 keynote Carlos Gussenhoven (Radboud University Nijmegen):
Central Franconian tone and language change (pdf)
16:30 - 17:45
Poster session

Janina Molczanow (U of Warsaw): Tone and Vowel Reduction in East Slavic (pdf)

Ying Hong, Man Fong Lam and Xiaonong Zhu (Hong Kong U): Revisiting Eastern Min tone/vowel interaction-The case of Fuqing (pdf)

Marie Postma and Constantijn Kaland (Tilburg U): Effects of Intrinsic F0 (pdf)

Chen Qu and Heather Goad (McGill University): The Interaction of Stress and Tone in Standard Chinese: Experimental Findings and Theoretical Consequences (pdf)

Maria Konoshenko: The Perception of Non-Native Lexical Tone in an African Language: Russians Go Kpelle (pdf)

Joy Uguru (U of Nigeria) and John Beerends: Perception of Tone and Intonation in noisy environments (pdf)

Christiane Ulbrich (U of Marburg) and Aveen Hasan (U of Ulster): The tonal events of NK Kurdish (pdf)

Marie Postma and Eric Postma (Tilburg U): Effects of the auditory perception bias in F0 imitation (pdf)

George Akanlig-Pare (U of Ghana): A tonosyntax of the DP in Buli (pdf)

Heriberto Avelino (MPI EVA): Mesoamerican Tonogenesis (pdf)

Leonardo Lancia, Heriberto Avelino and Daniel Voigt (MPI EVA Leipzig):
Studying the interaction between irregular voice quality and lexical tones with recurrence analysis and functional mixed models (pdf)

19:00 We will meet for Dinner at the restaurant Paulaner

Saturday, 29 September

9:45 – 10:15 talk 8 D. Robert Ladd (U of Edinburgh):
Are individual differences in pitch perception relevant for language typology? (pdf)
10:15 – 10:45 talk 9 Kathleen Wermke (U Wuerzburg) and Werner Mende (Academy of Science and Humanities Berlin):
The Dawn of Oral Language: Infant Melodies may Contribute to the Whole Story. Kathleen Wermke and Werner Mende (pdf)
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 talk 10 Santitham Prom-on and Yi Xu (U College London):
Deriving underlying tonal representations through computational modeling. (pdf)
11:30 - 12:00 talk 11 Ben Elugbe (U of Ibadan):
The downstepped Low in Edo (Bini) and Ghotuo. (pdf)
12:00 – 12:30 talk 12 Ander Egurzegi and Gorka Elordieta (Euskal Herriko U):
Historical development of modern Basque accentuation systems. (pdf)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 keynote John Esling (University of Victoria):
Relating laryngeal constriction, larynx height, and pitch (pdf)
14:45 - 15:15 talk 13 Jerold Edmondson (U of Texas at Arlington), Robert Longacre (SIL), Ray Elliott (U of Texas at Arlington) and Felipe Rojas (Triqui Grammar Projec):
Tone-laryngeal morphology in Chicahuxtla Triqui. (pdf)
15:15 - 15:45 talk 14 Siri Tuttle (U of Fairbanks Alaska):
The margins of tonality: a case from Alaskan Athabascan. (pdf)
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:00 keynote Dan Dediu (MPI-Nijmegen):
What does genetics have to do with language? - with a special reference to tone - (pdf)
17:00 – 17:30 Finale