14 June 2018 (Day 1)

8:30 – 9 am Welcome

9 – 10 am B. E. Dresher (University of Toronto), “Contrastive Hierarchies and Phonological Primes”

10 – 10:30 am P. Avery & E. Raimy (York University & University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Privativity, contrast and phonetics”

10:30 – 11 am L. Bafile (University of Ferrara), “On Overgeneration”

11 – 11:15 am Break

11:15 – 11:45 am K. Polgárdi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), “What does it mean that Blackfoot [s] can be a vowel?”

11:45 – 12:15 pm H. Onuma (Iwate Medical University), “A precedence-free approach to velar softening”

12:15 – 12:45 pm G. Schwartz (UAM Poznań), “Why is U handicapped for harmony?”

12:45 – 2 pm Lunch break

2 – 3 pm M. Pöchtrager (University of Vienna), “A unified theory of vowels

3 – 3:30 pm J. Veloso (University of Porto), “Vowel Reduction, Vowel Assimilation and Inherent Vowel Weight in European Portuguese: Asymmetric Inter-Relations between Elements”

3:30 – 4 pm C. Youngberg (SOAS, University of London), “Diphthongs in Tokyo Japanese: an Element-based CV proposal”

4 – 4:15 pm Break

4:15 – 4:45 pm E. Cavirani & M. Van Oostendorp (Meertens Institute), “A Theory of the Theory of Vowels”

4:45 – 5:15 pm J. Brandão de Carvalho & N. Faust (University Paris 8, CNRS SFL), “Vowels as templates: evidence from harmonic processes”

5:15 – 6:30 pm Poster Session

P. Danesi (Université Cȏte d’Azur, CNRS, BCL), “I and U asymmetry. The case of Camuno Vowel Harmony”

G. Enguehard (University Orléans, LLL/CNRS), “Paradigm-free Elements”

D. Huber (University of Toulouse 2), “So how is the coda-onset change -kt(-) > -pt(-) a case of lenition?”

M. Lahrouchi (University Paris 8, CNRS SFL), “What is in an /l/?”

X. Liu (University of Essex), “Shanghainese consonant-tone interactions and tone sandhi”

C. Silva & J. Veloso (Centro de Linguística da Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto), “Diphtongation of Stressed /I/ and Vowel Harmony in European Portuguese: Fulfilling Empty Vowels with Elements”

S. Ulfsbjorninn (CNRS Paris 8  & UCL – London), “Universal Branching Onset Restrictions without Sonority or Complexity: A laryngeal solution”

8 pm Conference Dinner

15 June 2018 (Day 2)

10:00 – 11:00 am H. van der Hulst (University of Connecticut), “The RcvP model of Phonological Elements and Vowel Harmony”

10:30 – 11 am E. Biteeva, N. Vallée & J. Bucci (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, GIPSA-lab), “Palatal resonance in light of the articulatory variation. The case of Russian”

11 – 11:30 am K. Nasukawa & N. C. Kula (Tohoku Gakuin University & University of Essex), ““Epenthetic” consonants in nasal-consonant sequences: Consonant-vowel element interactions”

11:30 – 11:45 am Break

11:45 – 12:15 pm F. Mutlu (McGill University), “The stoppiest stop and its favourite seat: Manner and constituency”

12:15 – 12:45 pm S. Živanović (University  of Ljubljana), “Life without |ʔ| and |A| and what it tells us about branching onsets”

12:45 – 2 pm Lunch break

2 – 3 pm J-L. Schwartz & J. Bucci (GIPSA-lab, CNRS, Univ. Grenoble Alpes & BCL, CNRS, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis), “Could elements in ET be articulatory-acoustic rather than solely acoustic? Arguments from phonetics and phonology

3 – 3:30 pm F. Breit (University College London), “Dual Interpretation and Saliency Arise from Spell-Out”

3:30 – 4 pm B. Botma & J. Grijzenhout (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics), “Voiced fricatives in Element Theory: evidence from the Nordic languages”

4 – 4:15 pm Break

4:15 – 5:15 pm P. Backley (Tohoku Gakuin University), “Elements in prosodic structure”

5:15 pm Farewell