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OCP 1 - Programme

Leiden, 9-11 January, 2003

Below are the programmes for the Main Session and the workshops.
Last update: 01.07.2003 11:15

Thursday  |  Friday  |  Workshops  |  Saturday


Thursday 9 January

All talks will be in room 148 (note: room change!) of the "Centraal Faciliteitengebouw" (building 1175) of the Faculty of Arts, Leiden University, Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden. See also map.

Registration and coffee: 9.00 - 10.00 (on ground floor of building 1175)

Opening and Chair: Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Institute)

10.00 - 10.45  Eric Bakovic (University of California at San Diego): Conspiracies and morphophonological (a)symmetry
10.45 - 11.30 Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State University): Piro affricates: Phonological edge effects and phonetic anti-edge effects?
11.30 - 12.00  Coffee break

12.00 - 12.45 

Krisztina Polgárdi (University of Szeged): A strict CV analysis of 
Hungarian degemination

Lunch is not provided but available from the canteen in building 1175 or in town.

Chair: Leo Wetzels (Free University, Amsterdam)

Afterwards: Reception in ground floor cantine of building 1165.


Friday 10 January

All morning talks will be in room 011 (note: room change!) of the "Centraal Faciliteitengebouw" (building 1175) of the Faculty of Arts.

Chair: Stuart Davis (Indiana University)
10.00 - 10.45  Christian Uffmann (University of Marburg): Optimal Geometries
10.45 - 11.30 Moira Yip (University College London): Variability in feature affiliations through violable constraints: the case of [lateral]
11.30 - 12.00  Coffee break

12.00 - 12.45 

Suzanne van der Feest (KUN), Paula Fikkert (KUN), René Kager (UU), Annemarie Kerkhoff (UU) and Tania Zamuner (KUN): Consequences of voicing acquisition for the representation of laryngeal features

Lunch is not provided but available from the canteen in building 1175 or in town.


14.00 - 15.00   

POWwow: the future of Phonology in the Old World.
Moderator: Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Institute)
Location: room 14



Note: the workshops will be held sequentially, so that everybody has a chance to attend both.

15.00 - 16.00 Workshop on nasality

Chair: Prof. G.N. Clements 
Location: room 148

1. Siri Tuttle (Technische Universität Berlin): Opaque nasal-oral alternations in Galice Athabaskan

2. Gregory D.S. Anderson (University of Manchester): Areal and phonotactic distribution of [engma]


16.15 - 17.45 Workshop on laryngeal features

Chair: Prof. W. Leo Wetzels
Location: room 148

1. Bert Botma (Leiden University): On the phonological interpretation of laryngeally modified nasals

2. Hyunsoon Kim (Hongik University): Laryngeal features in Korean three-way phonation consonants

3. Patrick Honeybone (Edge Hill): Laryngeal specifications in obstruents: evidence 
from segmental change


18.00 - 18.30 General discussion

Moderators: Prof. Clements and Prof. Wetzels
Location: room 148

From 18:45 p.m.: conference dinner in restaurant Woo Ping, Diefsteeg 15, Leiden (5 minutes from the conference venue)



Saturday 11 January

All talks will be in room 147 of the "Centraal Faciliteitengebouw" (building 1175) of the Faculty of Arts.

Chair: Rob Goedemans (Leiden University and Universiteit Utrecht)

10.00 - 10.45  Caroline Féry (University of Potsdam): Segmental variation and syllable structure in the French prenominal adjectives
10.45 - 11.30 Sam Rosenthall (Oakland University): The triliteral root of the 
geminated verb in Arabic
11.30 - 12.00  Coffee break

12.00 - 12.45 

Patrik Bye (University of Tromsø): Unification and metaphony in South Saami

Lunch will be provided in the canteen of building 1175.

Chair: René Kager (Universiteit Utrecht)

14.00 - 14.45    

Anthi Revithiadou (University of the Aegean): Prosodic phrasing and focus in Greek declaratives

14.45 - 15.45    

Second keynote address: T.A. Hall (University of Leipzig): On the nongemination of /r/ in West Germanic twenty years later

Closing remarks: Marc van Oostendorp


Alternate speakers (confirmed):

1. Martin Krämer (University of Ulster): Vowel harmony and lexical economy

2. Donald Salting (North Dakota State University): Paradigmatic motivation for vowel features

3. Bart van der Veer (Hogeschool Antwerpen): Onglides in Italian




Editors: José Birker and Jeroen van de Weijer
Tel. 31-71-527 2101; E-mail
Last update:
01/07/03 11:15