The 2nd UConn Workshop on Stress and Accent

This workshop is supported by NSF#1123692.

Time and Location

December 3, 2011
Arjona building , third floor
University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus
Storrs, CT

Additional Information

For those who wish to stay in the campus hotel, please go to http://www.nathanhaleinn.com/ for the Nathan Hale Inn. For 'improvised accomodation' for students, contact Beata Moskal (beata.uconn@gmail.com).

Posters Welcome

The speakers below are invited speakers. However, for the occassion, we welcome poster presentations on the subject of stress and/or accent. Please send an abstract of the poster (max. 200 words) or requests for further information to Harry van der Hulst - Email: harry.van.der.hulst@uconn.edu. To be considered, poster abstracts must be received by November 30, 2011.

Program

(Updated Nov. 16, 2011)
9:30 Registration and Welcome
10:00 Opening
10:10
Unstressed words and stress on lexically unstressed syllables in Spanish
José Ignacio Hualde (UIUC)
10:50 Coffee break
11:10
Harmony times culminativity equals unbounded stress
Jeffrey Heinz (U. of Delaware)
11:50
Classifying stress patterns by cognitive complexity
James Rogers (Earlham)
12:30 Lunch break
2:00
How many stress types are there? Linguistic typology and the unseen species problem
Max Bane (U. of Chicago)
2:40
Evaluating the quality of stress data
Paul de Lacy (Rutgers)
3:20 Coffee Break
3:40
Representations and operations in rhythmic stress
Kathryn Pruitt (UMass)
4:20
Separating primary stress from rhythm: evidence from StressTyp1
Harry van der Hulst (UConn) and Rob Goedemans (Leiden U.)
5:00
The form of stress generalizations
William Idsardi (UMCP)
5:40 Closing