Program

The conference location is Dunton 2203.

Click here to download a pdf of the program.


Friday, March 18th

 15:00-15:25
Beth MacLeod (Carleton University)

A look at the Canadian Vowel Shift in Ottawa

 15:25-15:50
Mary Aksim (University of Toronto)

Perceiving the Canadian Vowel Shift

 15:50-16:15
Gloria Mellesmoen (University of Toronto)

Say "æ" BC: Pre-Nasal /æ/ in British Columbia English

 16:15-16:35 Coffee break
 16:35-17:00
Peter Milne (McGill University)

The variable pronunciations of word-final consonant clusters in a force

aligned corpus of spoken French

 17:00-17:25
Myriam Lapierre (University of Ottawa)

The nasal consonants of Panará

 17:25-17:50
Daiho Kitaoka (University of Ottawa)

Morification in Japanese: an analysis of a reversing game



Saturday, March 19th

9:00-9:25
Félix Desmeules-Trudel & Tania Zamuner (University of Ottawa)

Processing ambiguous vowel nasalization in Canadian French: Reaction

times and eye movements 

9:25-9:50
Guilherme Garcia & Natália Brambatti Guzzo (McGill University)

Second language acquisition of word-level prominence in English by

Canadian French speakers

9:50-10:15
Philippe Gauthier (Western University)

[TENDU] : la tension et son rôle au sein du système vocalique du

français laurentien 

10:15-10:35Coffee break
10:35-11:00
Marc Brunelle (University of Ottawa)

When intonation fails to phonologize: the case of Southern Vietnamese

11:00-11:25
Kiranpreet Nara (University of Toronto)

Acoustic analysis of Punjabi stress and tone (Doabi dialect) 

11:25-11:50
Oriana Kilbourn-Ceron, Michael Wagner, Meghan Clayards (McGill University)

The effect of production planning locality on external sandhi: a study in

/t/ 

11:50-13:35Lunch
13:35-14:00
Elan Dresher (University of Toronto), Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford)

Latinate Suffixes and the Directionality of English Stress 

14:00-14:25
Laura Colantoni, Alexei Kochetov, Jeffrey Steele (University of Toronto)

Gestural overlap and gradient assimilation in French nasal + velar stop

sequences

14:25-14:50
Eric Rosen (University of British Columbia/University of California, Santa Cruz)

A dynamic computational analysis of Japanese pitch accent 

14:50-15:10 Coffee break
15:10-15:35
John Jensen, Margaret Stong-Jensen (University of Ottawa)

Opacity, Transparency, and Locality 

15:35-16:00
Nicolas Royer-Artuso (Université Laval)

From allomorphy to suppletion: a missing piece 

16:00-16:25
Tobias Scheer (Nice)

Melody-conditioned allomorphy and scrambling 

16:25-16:45Coffee break 
16:45-17:10
Luc Baronian (Université du Québec à Chicoutimi)

Armenian schwa, syllabicity and allomorphy

17:10-17:35
Heather Newell (Université du Québec à Montréal)

The pathology of level-specific morpho-phonology 

18:00Dinner and party 


Sunday, March 20th

10:00-10:25
Heather Yawney (University of Toronto)

Prosodic inversion of the Yes/No question marker in the Turkish verbal domain

10:25-10:50
Donghyun Kim, Meghan Clayards, Heather Goad (McGill University)

Patterns of individual differences in second language vowel perception 

10:50-11:15
Michael McAuliffe, Morgan Sonderegger, Michael Wagner (McGill University)

A system for unified corpus analysis, applied to polysyllabic shortening

across 12 languages 

11:15-11:35Coffee break 
11:35-12:00
Jeff Lamontagne (McGill University)

Mid-Vowel Features and Allophony in Laurentian French 

12:00-12:25
Daniel Pape (McMaster University), Luis Jesus (University of Aveiro), Peter Birkholz (University of Dresden)

Examining fricative perception for varying acoustic parameters and 

cues: An articulatory synthesis study 


12:50 Lunch