April 17, 2013

Location: Reynolds Club

Session 1 Chair: Alan Yu
09:00 – 09:45
Invited panelist: Cynthia Clopper
Cross-dialect speech perception as a locus for sound change
09:45 – 10:15
Mary Stevens & Ulrich Reubold (Institute for Phonetics and Speech Processing, Munich, Germany)
Individual differences in the production and perception of consonant length: implications for sound change

Break

10:30-11:00
Marta Ramírez & Miquel Simonet (Arizona)
The Merger of Majorcan Catalan /ʎ/ and /ʒ/
11:00-11:30
Molly Babel, Graham Haber, and Sophie Walters (University of British Columbia)
Individual-level connections between perceptual adaptation and phonetic imitation
11:30 – 12:15
Invited discussant: Pam Beddor (University of Michigan)

12:15-12:45

Discussion

Lunch and Poster Session 1

Session 2 Chair: Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
14:30 – 15:15
Invited panelist: Janet Pierrehumbert (Northwestern)
Informational cascades under probabilistic signaling
15:15 – 15:45
John Ohala (University of California, Berkeley)
The actuation of sound change is a matter of chance.

Break

16:00 – 16:30
Uriel Cohen Priva (Brown University)
Information-based licensing of sound change processes
16:30 – 17:00
Christopher Ahern (University of Pennsylvania)
Signaling Games and the Actuation Problem
17:00 – 17:45
Invited discussants: James Kirby (Edinburgh) and Morgan Sonderegger (McGill University)

17:45-18:15

Discussion

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