PLM 2017 Programme

(Last updated 20 Sep 2017)

18 Sep 2017 (Monday)

[Tuesday, Wednesday]

07:30 Registration opens
09:00 Conference opening
09:15-10:15 Keynote talk: William Kretzschmar: The new big picture for linguistics: Complex systems (Chair: K. Dziubalska-Kołaczyk) [Room: C1]
10:15-10:30 Coffee break
  Phonological representation in the quantitative era of comparative linguistics (Convened by P Heggarty and C Anderson) [Room C1] Variation as the new norm in syntactic research (Convened by J Witkoś and P Tajsner) [Room C2]

General sessions: Historical linguistics (Chair: P. Gąsiorowski) [Room 25B]

10:30-11:00 Moran: The Unicode cookbook for linguists Wiland: The structure of Polish wh-words… Krygier: On borders in historical linguistics
11:00-11:30 List: Establishing a cross-linguistic database of phonetic notation systems Biały & Rozwadowska: Left boundary effects in the aspectual composition … Jarosz: Symmetrical reflexes of Proto-Ryukyuan *i and *u in North and South Ryukyuan
11:30-12:00 Round: The AusPhon-Lexicon project: Two million normalized segments across 300 Australian languages Steriopolo: Variation in gender for evaluative purposes  
12:00-12:30 Coffee break
  Phonological representation in the quantitative era of comparative linguistics (Convened by K Heggarty and C Anderson) [Room C1] Variation as the new norm in syntactic research (Convened by J Witkoś and P Tajsner) [Room C2]  
12:30-13:00 Eden: Lexicon database and configurable segmental analysis tools Mokrosz: Variation and homogeneity in Polish comparative …  
13:00-13:30 Ionov: Using a vector-based phonological representation for the cognate detection task Blümel: A distributed deletion account of Q-float …  
13:30-15:00 Lunch
  Phonological representation in the quantitative era of comparative linguistics (Convened by K Heggarty and C Anderson) [Room C1] Variation as the new norm in syntactic research (Convened by J Witkoś and P Tajsner) [Room C2] General sessions: Phonology (Chair: P. Zydorowicz) [Room 25B]
15:00-15:30 Simpson: Phonetic and phonological levels of abstraction in cross-linguistic comparison Tajsner: On left-peripheral particle TO in Polish and Czech ... Orzechowska, Mołczanow & Jankowski: Prosodically-conditioned syllable structure
15:30-16:00 Anderson: Phonological representation and the quantitative study of sound change

Cegłowski: Interactions in the left periphery …

Orzechowska & Wiese: On the feature-based variation of <qu> words in German: Evidence from a lexical decision experiment
16:00-16:30 Schwartz: Exemplars of what? Hayashi & Mori: Long-distance anaphor and phi-typology …  
16:30-17:00 Heggarty: Perspectives from cross-linguistic databases and the quantification of phonetic difference Witkoś & Dziubała-Szrejbrowska: Two structures for the NNC and complex numerals …  
17:00-17:30 Presentation of the Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English with William Kretzschmar (Chair: J. Weckwerth) [Room C1]
17:30-19:00 Poster session (Chair: M. Kul) [see below] and wine reception

19 Sep 2017 (Tuesday)

[Monday, Wednesday]

09:00-10:00 Plenary talk: Antonella Sorace: Adult bilingualism: The big picture (Chair: M. Wrembel) [Room: C1]
  Beyond VOT – searching for realism in laryngeal phonology (Convened by G Schwartz and E Cyran) [Room C1] Variation as the new norm in syntactic research (Convened by J Witkoś and P Tajsner) [Room C2]  General sessions: Morphonology (Chair: M. Połczyńska-Bletsos) [Room 25B]
10:00-10:30 G. Kiss: The role of non-voicing correlates in the laryngeal contrast of obstruents in a “voicing” language Pskit: NPN structures and cross-linguistic variation … Sommer-Lolei, Korecky-Kröll & Dressler: Morphological richness and the acquisition and processing of German morphonotactic patterns
10:30-11:00 Bruni: From implosives to ejectives - analysis of voicing processes in Swahili and Setswana Bondaruk & Rozwadowska: Heterogenity od states in Polish stative passives …  
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
  Beyond VOT – searching for realism in laryngeal phonology (Convened by G Schwartz and E Cyran) [Room C1] Variation as the new norm in syntactic research (Convened by J Witkoś and P Tajsner) [Room C2] General sessions: Sociolinguistics (Chair: A. Kiełkiewicz-Janowiak) [Room 25B]
11:30-12:00 Kirby & Ladd: Effects of obstruent voicing on vowel F0: implications for laryngeal realism Doner: Variation in EPP checking: Finnish clausal truncation Viberg: The big picture of a language: Swedish (a review)
12:00-12:30 Balogné-Bérces & Huszthy: Laryngeal Relativism predicts Italian

Witkoś, Łęska & Dziubała-Szrejbrowska: Sort out your datives through binding

Kułak and Paciorkowski: The formal and informal lives of slurs: Perceptions of negative group labels in Polish
12:30-13:00

Watson & Heselwood: Laryngeal features and contrasts in Mehri stops

Łęska & Gogłoza: Binding by objects in Polish DOCs and podobać się

 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:30 Dialogue on the social determinants of linguistic complexity featuring Raymond Hickey and Peter Trudgill (Chair: A. Kiełkiewicz-Janowiak) [Room C1]
  Beyond VOT – searching for realism in laryngeal phonology (Convened by G Schwartz and E Cyran) [Room C1] General sessions: Syntax (Chair: B. Wiland) [Room C2] General sessions: Sociolinguistics/Language evolution (Chair: P. Gąsiorowski) [Room 25B]
15:30-16:00 Szigetvári: 'Spread' won't spread Akaso: Case without φ-feature agreement: Nominative case in Japanese Bruni & Duran: Simulating language change – the example of Tswana
16:00-16:30 Schwartz et al.: Pre-voicing variability in Polish and Polish English – evidence for a new laryngeal realism Toth: The role of the functional heads in Hungarian PP recursion Altendorf: Division of linguistic labor and panning between vantages: Estuary English as a test case for processes of holistic and analytic categorization in language
16:30-17:00 Beyond VOT – posters [see below]    
17:00-17:30 Coffee break
17:00-18:00 (Partially concurrent with coffee break:) Beyond VOT – posters [see below]    
20:00 PLM Party at Młyńska12

20 Sep 2017 (Wednesday)

[Monday, Tuesday]

10:00-11:00 Plenary talk: Eugeniusz Cyran: A world without voice. Some consequences of Laryngeal Relativism (Chair: G. Schwartz) [Room C1]
  Beyond VOT – searching for realism in laryngeal phonology (Convened by G Schwartz and E Cyran) [Room C1] Session on neuro/psycho/clinical linguistics (Convened by Monika Połczyńska-Bletsos) [Room C2] General sessions: Morphology (Chair: M Włodarczyk) [Room 25B]
11:00-11:30 Islam: Laryngeal specifications of 'voiced-aspirated' stops and the role of VOT and post-release murmur Placinski: Syntactic alignment in conversation. A psycholinguistic study in a cooperative setting Baló: Schemata in the analysis of morphological variation in Lovari
11:30-12:00 Scheer: Voice induced vowel lengthening

Harmati-Pap: Investigation of Hungarian postpositions with temporal and spatial meaning

Harris: The transition of the suffix -ish from a bound morpheme to the discourse marker Ish in English
12:00-12:30 Coffee break
  Beyond VOT – searching for realism in laryngeal phonology (Convened by G Schwartz and E Cyran) [Room C1] Session on neuro/psycho/clinical linguistics (Convened by Monika Połczyńska-Bletsos) [Room C2]  
12:30-13:00 Leonhardt: From a one-variant system to a two-variant system: Acoustic properties of alveolar plosives in Te Kiribati and Kiribati English

Połczyńska, Japardi & Bookheimer: Lateralization of language in early proficient bilinguals using pre-operative functional magnetic resonance imaging

 
13:00-13:30 Raimy & Li: Laryngeal reality for Mandarin tones

Kul: Perception of reduced forms in English by non-native users of English

 
13:30-14:00 Beyond VOT – General discussion

 

 
14:00-15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:00

Debate on "Language in focus: The big picture" with William Kretzschmar, Eugeniusz Cyran, Raymond Hickey, Peter Trudgill, Matylda Włodarczyk and Monika Połczyńska-Bletsos (Chair: K. Dziubalska-Kołaczyk) [Room C1]

    Session on neuro/psycho/clinical linguistics (Convened by Monika Połczyńska-Bletsos) [Room C2] General sessions: Phonetics/phonology (Chair: J. Weckwerth) [Room 25B]
16:00-16:30  

Czech: Perceptual simulation of temperature-related language: cross-modal facilitation in a sentence-sensibility task

Wrembel et al.: Phonological development in Polish-English bilingual children: a comparative study
16:30-17:00   Jankowiak, Rataj & Naskręcki: Lexico-semantic processing in bilinguals as indexed by event-related potentials Malisz, Öqvist, Fallgren, Edlund & House: Visualising vocalic variability in space and time – automatic exploration of “found data”
17:00-17:30   Nahrkhalaji: The effects of divided attention on retrieval processes in bilingual memory: Evidence from auditory repetition priming within and between languages Kaźmierski, Kul & Zydorowicz: Educated Poznan speech 30 years later

 

General session posters (Monday, 17:00–19:00)

Beyond VOT session posters (Tuesday, 17:00–18:00)