Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology


The Berkeley Phonetics, Phonology and Psycholinguistics Forum ("Phorum") is a weekly talk and discussion series featuring presentations on all aspects of phonetics, phonology, and psycholinguistics. We meet on Fridays from 4(:10)-5pm (unless specified otherwise below), in Dwinelle 1229 (Zoom link shared upon request). Phorum is organized by Amber Galvano and Noah Macey. Our emails are respectively "amber_galvano" and "noah.macey"

Schedules from previous semesters can be found...

Phorum Archive

Past Phorum talks can be found here:







Hyman publishes new chapter on Luganda tone

October 27, 2023

Larry Hyman and Francis Katamba have published a new chapter on "Tonology of the Luganda noun phrase" In Achiri Blasius (ed.), The Bantu NP: Issues and perspectives:

Sande publishes in Phonology

October 2, 2023

Hannah Sande published an article "Is grammatical tone item-based or process-based?" in Phonology:

Hyman publishes in Phonology

September 28, 2023

Larry Hyman and Hildah Kemunto Nyamwaro have published an open-access article "Grammatical tone mapping in Ekegusii" (a Bantu language of Kenya) in Phonology 39(1), a special issue on Grammatical Tone edited by Nicholas Rolle (Berkeley PhD, 2018), Florian Lionnet (Berkeley PhD 2016) and Laura McPherson:

Dabkowski publishes in NLLT

September 22, 2023

Maksymilian Dabkowski published a paper on "Two grammars of A’ingae glottalization: A case for Cophonologies by Phase" in NLLT. You can read the paper here:

Dabkowski receives NSF grant

August 16, 2023
Congratulations to Maksymilian Dąbkowski who was awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant entitled Nominal and deverbal morphology in an endangered language (i.e. A'ingae).

Sande receives NSF CAREER Award

August 16, 2023

Congratulations to Hannah Sande; who has received a 5-year CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation! The project is entitled Documentation, description, and analysis of multiword tone and harmony systems in four languages. The grant will fund language documentation work in Côte d'Ivoire, including fieldwork training for students, with a focus on harmony and tone processes that cross word...