Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology

Phorum

The Berkeley Phonetics, Phonology and Psycholinguistics Forum ("Phorum") is a weekly talk and discussion series featuring presentations on all aspects of phonology, phonetics and psycholinguistics. We meet on Fridays from noon to 1 pm. We plan to have a virtual option available for those who would prefer to join virtually: please email one of the organizers for the Zoom link, or to ask to be added to the mailing list (which will include relevant links). Phorum is organized by Katie Russell and Maks Dąbkowski. Our emails are respectively "katherine.russell" and "dabkowski" @berkeley.edu....

Kavitskaya and Wandl present at PLM

September 13, 2021

Darya Kavitskaya and Florian Wandl (University of Zurich) will present at the Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM) on September 16 in the special session "Phonological diversity matters." The title of the talk is "A rare contrast in Slavic: The palatalization of rhotics." The conference program is available here.

Sande speaks at Epenthesis Workshop

September 14, 2021

Hannah Sande will be giving an invited talk at the Epenthesis Workshop at Stony Brook on Friday called "Epenthesis or deletion? CVCV~CCV alternations in Kru languages." Congrats, Hannah!

Phorum 2020

The Berkeley Phonetics and Phonology Forum ("Phorum") is a weekly talk and discussion series featuring presentations on all aspects of phonology and phonetics.

We meet Friday 3-4pm on Zoom. Please email one of the organizers for the zoom link or to ask to be added to the mailing list (which will include relevant links).

Phorum is organized by Dakota Robinson and Anna Björklund. Our emails are respectively "dakota_robinson" and "aebjorklund" @berkeley.edu.

Spring 2021 - Upcoming Talks February 5 Maksymilian Dabkowski (UC Berkeley): Stress...

Phorum Archive

Past Phorum talks can be found here:

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

...

Bleaman publishes in American Speech

May 5, 2021

Congrats to Isaac Bleaman and Dan Duncan (Newcastle University) on the publication of their article "The Gettysburg Corpus: Testing the proposition that all tense /æ/s are created equal" in American Speech. Read it here!

Agostinho and Hyman publish in Probus

May 5, 2021

Congrats to Ana Lívia Agostinho and Larry Hyman on the publication of their article "Word Prosody in Lung’Ie: One System or Two?" in Probus! The article has just appeared online.

Melguy & Johnson in JASA

April 13, 2021

Congrats to Yevgeniy Melguy and Keith Johnson on the publication of their article in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America!

Melguy, Y.V and Johnson, K. "General adaptation to accented English: Speech intelligibility unaffected by perceived source of non-native accent," Acoust. Soc. Am. 149 (4), April 2021, 2602-2614. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0004240.

Beguš publishes in Phonology

March 2, 2021

Congratulations to Gašper Beguš on the publication of his article "Estimating historical probabilities of natural and unnatural processes" in Phonology! Click here to download the article (Open Access).

Berkeley linguists speak at Princeton Phonology Forum

March 1, 2021

Berkeley faculty Hannah Sande, Larry Hyman, and PhD alumni Gabriela Caballero, Florian Lionnet, and Nik Rolle will be giving talks at the upcoming Princeton Phonology Forum (Tone and Phonological Theory), taking place from March 19 to 21, 2021. The full program and schedule is available online, and the deadline for registration is March 18.

Gabriela Caballero: Tonal exponence and lexical-grammatical tone interactions in San Juan Piñas Mixtec
Larry Hyman: Allomorphy and Tonal Opacity at the Phrase Level in Kuki-Thaadow
Hannah Sande: Not all morphology is item-based: Evidence from three tonal processes
Nicholas Rolle & Florian Lionnet: Phantom structure: A representational account of floating tone association