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CUNY Phonology Forum

CUNY CONFERENCE ON THE PHONOLOGY OF ENDANGERED LANGUAGES

LISTEN TO THE TALKS, READ THE HANDOUTS AND ABSTRACTS!

The CUNY Phonology Forum, the CUNY Initiative for Endangered Languages and the Graduate Program in Linguistics at the CUNY Graduate Center cosponsored the CUNY Conference on the Phonology of Endangered Languages 12 through 14, January, 2011. This page lists all the papers and posters in alphabetical order by the author who presented the work. Each entry has links to the abstracts, audio files, handouts or slides for the papers, and abstracts for the posters, as well as the full posters themselves. In some cases the full papers are listed. This page also has links to the web pages of those authors who have them, plus links to the institutions where they work. (Here is a link to the program and information available before the conference.)

Listen to the welcoming remarks here.

The Endangered Language Alliance made a presentation which may be heard here.

Clicking on the name of the paper below will lead you to the abstract. For the sound files and other material, please follow the links as indicated.

  • al-Aghbari, Khalsa Hamed; University of Florida: Plurality in Jebbāli. Her handout is here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Alber, Birgit; University of Verona: Voicing Contrasts in Mocheno and Cimbro. Her handout is here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Aralova, Natalia; Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and Sven Grawunder, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology: Does Even have ATR? Testing Phonological Hypotheses in an Endangered Language. Their slides are here. Listen to their talk here.

  • Auger, Julie; Indiana University and Ryan Hendrickson; Indiana University: Picard Verbal Morphology: What It Tells Us about Syllable Structure. Their slides are here. Listen to their talk here.


  • Bennett, Ryan; University of California at Santa Cruz and Robert Henderson; University of California at Santa Cruz: Accent in Uspanteko. Their handout is here. Listen to their talk here


  • Chen, Yi-Jie Joyce; National Tsing Hua University: Reduplication of Nouns in Mayrinax Atayal. Her poster is here.


  • Connell, Bruce; York University, Akinbiyi Akinlabi; Rutgers University and Will Bennett; Rutgers University: Variation in the Acoustic Structure of Defaka Vowels. Their slides are here. Listen to their talk here.

  • Crippen, James; University of British Columbia and Ryan Denzer-King; Rutgers University: Loanword Adaptation in Coastal Tlingit. Their handout or slides are forthcoming. Listen to their talk here.


  • Ding, Picus Sizhi; University of Hong Kong:The Prosodic System of Japanese as a Subtype of Tone System: Evidence from Prinmi. His slides are here. Listen to his talk here.


  • Eberhard, David; Summer Institute of Linguistics: Pre-Oralized Nasal Codas in Mamainde. His handout is here. His slides are here Listen to his talk here.


  • Emmitte, Aaron C; Louisiana State University: Le Français CAnaDIEN: A Diasporic Approach to Affrication and Assibilation in Cajun French. His poster is here.


  • Epps, Patience; University of Texas: Phonological diffusion in the Amazonian Vaupés. Her slides are here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Gordon, Matthew; University of California at San Diego: Prosody in Endangered Languages: Case Studies from Circassian and Muskogean. His slides are here. Listen to his talk here.


  • Huang, Hui-chuan J.; Academia Sinica: Squliq Atayal Epenthetic Vowels. Her slides are here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Hyslop, Gwendolyn; University of Oregon and Karma Tshering; Firebird Foundation: The Phonological Systems of Bhutan's Endangered Languages. Their poster is here.


  • Kang, Hijo; State University of New York at Stony Brook and Seongyeon Ko; Cornell University: Vowel contrast in endangered Northeast Asian languages: A case study of Buriat and Ewen. Their poster is here.


  • Kavitskaya, Darya; Yale University: Opacity and Prominence in Crimean Tatar. Her slides (in pptx format) are here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Lee, Amy Pei-jung; National Dong Hwa University/Academia Sinica: The Phonological Patterning of the Segment /w/ in Paiwan and Seediq. Her slides are here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Lovegren, Jesse; State University of New York at Buffalo: Explaining micro-variation in vowel inventories -- The case of Mungbam. His slides are here. Listen to his talk here.


  • Manus, Sophie; Université Lumière Lyon 2: Símákonde Verb Tone. Her slides or handout are forthcoming. Listen to her talk here.


  • Miller, Amanda; The Ohio State University: New Types of Complex and Contour Segments in Endangered Khoesan Languages. Her slides are here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Moskal, Beata; University of Connecticut: Clashes and Lapses: Responses to Edge Prominence. Her handout is here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Nishida, Fuminobu; Akita University: A Phonology of Litang Choyo. His poster is here.


  • Nishimoto, Noa; Kyoto University: Use of the Glottal Stop in the Tandroy Dialect of Malagasy. Her poster is forthcoming.


  • Pattillo, Kelsie; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: On Uyghur Consonant Clusters: Using Russian Loanwords for Studying Phonotactics. Her slides are here. Her handout is here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Perkins, Jeremy; Rutgers University and Seunghun Lee; Central Connecticut State University: A Tonal Study of an Endangered Language in China: The Case of Du’an Zhuang. Their handout is here. Listen to their talk here.


  • Reid, Nick; University of New England (Australia): The Phonology of Reawakened Aboriginal Languages: Issues in Pronunciation and Authenticity in Language Revival in Australia. His slides are here. Listen to his talk here.


  • Rice, Keren; University of Toronto: Where does r come from and what does it tell us about Fort Good Hope Dene morphology?. Her slides are here. The associated maps are here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Rogers, Chris; University of Utah: Spontaneous Nasalization in Wichi’. His slides are here. Listen to his talk here.


  • Round, Erich; Yale University: What phonological diversity does and doesn't tell us: the consonants of Australian indigenous languages. His slides are here. Listen to his talk here.


  • Salffner, Sophie; School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London: ss123@soas.ac.uk. Her slides (in ppt format) are here. Her handout is here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Shih, Stephanie; Stanford University and University of California at Berkeley: Stress, Length, and Moraic Trochees in Northern Tiwa Picurís. Her handout is here. Listen to her talk here.


  • Turnbull, Rory; The Ohio State University, Magnus Pharao Hansen; Brown University and Ditte Boeg Thomsen, University of Copenhagen: How a Moribund Dialect can Contribute to the Bigger Picture: Insights from Acazulco Otomí. Their slides are here. Listen to their talk here.


  • Zentz, Jason; Yale University: Progressive Front Vowel Harmony in Warlpiri: A Serial Harmony Approach. His slides are here. Listen to his talk here.


  • Organizers of this conference were:

    Juliette Blevins, CUNY, Chuck Cairns, CUNY, and Eric Raimy, University of Wisconsin.

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