Phonologie du Français Contemporain

Colloque PFC Tromsø 2005

Colloque international Phonological variation : The case of French

(Bulletin PFC 5)

Start date : 25.08.2005

End date : 27.08.2005

Venue : University of Tromsø, Norway

Keynote speaker: John Goldsmith, University of Chicago

This conference is sponsored by CASTL (University of Tromsø) in collaboration with the PFC group (Phonology of Contemporary French), headed by Jacques Durand (Université de Toulouse le Mirail), Bernard Laks (Université de Paris X) and Chantal Lyche (Universitetet I Oslo/Tromsø)

Programme

THURSDAY, August 25
8.30-9.15 Registration

CHAIR: Curt Rice
9.15-10.15 John Goldsmith, University of Chicago
Deriving the sonority hierarchy from a hidden Markov model.

COFFEE

10.35- 11.05 Philippe Martin, University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot
Phonetic variation of prosodic contours in French.

11.05-11.35 Brechtje Post, University of Cambridge
Testing a constraint-based account of variation in French phrasing and accentuation: The effect of speaking rate and style.

11.35-12.05 Martin Krämer, CASTL, University of Tromsø
Microvariation of laryngeal contrast in Italian fricatives.

LUNCH

CHAIR: Jacques Durand

13.30-14.00 Christophe Dos Santos, University Lumière Lyon 2, CNRS UMR 5596 &Yvan Rose, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Variable effects in the acquisition of word-final /t/ in French.

14.00-14.30 Helene N. Andreassen, University of Tromsø,
Word-final vowel lengthening in Swiss French

14.30-15.00 Michelle Crowe, University of Cambridge
Conservateur ou archaïsant'? The Questionable Origins of Phonological Features in the French of Geneva.

15.30-16.00 Annick Morin, Concordia University
Anti-markedness language change in Gascon and Quebec French.

COFFEE

CHAIR: Chantal Lyche

16.30-17.00 Eric Russell Webb, University of California, Davis
Post-vocalic phonetic naturalness: /R/ lenition and erasure in French and French lexifier Creoles.

17.00-17.30 Trudel Meisenburg and Christoph Gabriel, University of Osnabrück.
La théorie de l'optimalité et la variation phonologique du français: le problème des mots à ‘h aspiré'.

FRIDAY, August 26

CHAIR : Marc van Oostendorp

9.15-9.45| Michael L. Mazzola, Northern Illinois University
Procès systématiques de variation en français

9.45-10.15 François Poiré, University of Western Ontario, London & Anne-Catherine Simon, Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve
L'allongement pénultième en français canadien et belge: facteurs segmentaux, lexicaux et prosodiques.

COFFEE

CHAIR : Anne-Catherine Simon

10.45-11.15 Claudine Pagliano, MoDyCo, University of Paris-X
Les groupes consonantiques initiaux en français : faits et conséquences sur l'existence du mot en français.

11.15-11.45 Géraldine Mallet, MoDyCo, University of Paris-X
Liaison variable en contexte catégorique.

11.45-12.15 Kathrine Asla Østby, University of Oslo
Le système vocalique du français parisien. Les milieux de la haute bourgeoisie et l'aristocratie.

LUNCH

CHAIR : Bernard Laks

13.45-14.15 Guri Bordal, University of Oslo, Gudrun Ledegen, LCF, University of Reunion, Jean-Philippe Watbled, University of Reunion.
PFC sur le terrain réunionnais : un paysage linguistique diversifié

14.15-14.45 Coralie Meynier, ERSS, University of Toulouse-le Mirail
La liaison dans deux variétés de français : approche de corpus.

14.45-15.15 Elissa Sobotta, University of Munich, MoDyCo
Schwa in Aveyron and Paris - a usage-based analysis

15.15-15.45 Anne Lacheret, ILF, CRISCO, University of Caen & Chantal Lyche, University of Oslo/Tromsø
Coding strategies in PFC: the prosody challenge

COFFEE

16.15-16.45 Geneviève Caelen Haumont, LPL, University of Provence, Aix-en-Provence
Les proéminences mélodiques dans une famille de quatre générations à Cussac Fort-Médoc (33)

16.45-18.15 Olivier Baude, Corral, University of Orléans, Michel Jacobson, Lacito, CNRS Villejuif, Atanas Tchobanov & Richard Walter, MoDyCo, University of Paris X – CNRS.
Intéropérabilité des corpus sonores : le cas des corpus en français.

SATURDAY, August 27

CHAIR : John Goldsmith

10.00-10.30 Marc van Oostendorp, Meertens Institute, Amsterdam
In defence of loi de position

10.30-11.00 Pierre Encrevé, EHESS, Paris, Tobias Scheer, Bases Corpus et Langage, CNRS UMR 6039, Nice & Sophie Wauquiers, University of Nantes
Liaison in French : towards a unified explanation of variation.

11.00-11.15 COFFEE

11.15-11.45 Marie-Hélène Coté & Sylvie Gingras, University of Ottawa
Perception and sonority in the stabilization and disappearance of schwa.

11.45-12.15 Jacques Durand and Julien Eychenne, ERSS, University of Toulouse-le Mirail
French Schwa: unity and diversity.

For more information about the conference and for practical information, you're invited to consult CASTL web page: http://castl.uit.no

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