Meeting 4: Emptiness - program

Phonological Theory Agora: Emptiness

October 6th, 59-61 rue Pouchet Paris


9:20               Hellos and how are you's

10-12             Tutorial

                       Sabrina Bendjaballah (CNRS UMR 6310-LLING) & Eva Zimmermann (Leipzig University) [handout]

12-14              Lunch Break

14-16              Make a claim and defend it

                      1) Nicola Lampitelli (Tours, CNRS LLL): Zero ≠ emptiness: a case study from Piedmontese [abstract]

                      2) Samantha Ruovoletto (Nancy): Orthography is not a factor in the acquisition of empty onsets in French [abstract]

                      3) Xiaoliang Luo (Orléans, CNRS LLL): Zero ≠ absence: evidence from Chinese tone [abstract]

                      4) Shanti Ulfsbjorninn (UCL, London): There are empty positions and (lexically) inhibited empty positions: evidence from a classless

                                                                                     analysis of Italian [abstract]

16                  Coffee break

16:30              5) Diana Passino (Nice, CNRS BCL UMR 7320): Empty structure is there: rare patterns connected [abstract]

                      6) Guillaume Enguehard (Orléans, CNRS LLL): Phonology is an empty tridimensional cube [abstract]

                      7) Gertjan Postma (Meertens): Empty syntactic categories can be phonologically filled [abstract]

18:00             General Discussion followed by business meeting

20                  Dinner at the Bistrot des Cinéastes, 7 avenue de Clichy