2nd International Workshop on Phonotactics and Phonotactic Modeling
November 21 – 22, 2013
Scuola Normale Superiore – Pisa (Italy)

Download the program (PDF format)


09.00 Opening
Session I: Phonotactics and frequency, phonotactic modeling
09.10 Bruce Hayes (UCLA), Differential phonotactics (PDF)
10.00 Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk (Poznań),
Are frequent, early and easy clusters also unmarked?
10.35 Basilio Calderone (Toulouse) & Pier Marco Bertinetto (Pisa),
Climbing the syllable peaks
coffee break
11.30 Antonio Baroni (Padua),
The phonotactics of plateau clusters. Typological and experimental evidence (PDF)
12.05 Basilio Calderone (Toulouse) & Chiara Celata (Pisa),
Memory size in comparative wordlikeness tasks
12.40 buffet lunch
14.00 Wolfgang U. Dressler, Miroslava Hlinicanová, Matej Durco, Karlheinz Mörth & Katharina Korecky-Kröll (Vienna & Banská Bystrica), Contrastive phonotactics vs. morphonotactics of obstruent clusters in Slovak and German
Session II: Phonotactics and language acquisition
14.35 Jean-Pierre Chevrot (Grenoble), Liaison acquisition and word-formation in French: a specific influence of phonotactics? (PDF)
15.10 Chiara Celata, Katharina Korecky-Kröll, Wolfgang U. Dressler & Irene Ricci (Pisa & Vienna),
Online processing of German (mor)phonotactic clusters by adults and adolescents (PDF)
coffee break & poster session
17.45 Wolfgang U. Dressler & Katharina Korecky-Kröll (Vienna),
(Mor)phonotactics in high vs. low SES children
18.05 Nathalie Boll-Avetisyan (Potsdam),
The language-specificity of similarity avoidance in speech segmentation (PDF)
Closing remarks
Dinner at restaurant


9.00 Stephan Frisch (USF, Tampa), Deep phonotactics (PDF)
9.50 Hans Basbøll, Laila Kjærbæk, Claus Lambertsen and Ditte Boeg Thomsen (Odense),
From sound to words: An acquisitional project and its relation to a model of phonotactics based on sonority (PDF)
coffee break
Session III: Phonotactics and speech production
10.45 Nathalie Vallée (Grenoble), Why syllable onset attracts consonant?
11.20 Sylvia Moosmüller (Vienna),
The interaction of prosody and phonotactics: Resyllabification in three varieties of German
11.55 Didier Demolin (Grenoble), The emergence of phonotactic knowledge from segmental properties
general discussion and conclusions
buffet lunch