Pertinacity Pertains!

Workshop in the honor of Professor Aditi Lahiri
September 2022, Schloss Marbach

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

10.00-11:00Nigel Vincent (Manchester)
GO Pertinacity!
11.00-12:00Walter Breu (Konstanz)
Pertinacity and Change in Language Contact
13:30-14:30Gillian Ramchand (Tromsø)
Mental Representations and Lexical Semantics
14.30-15.30Paul Kiparsky (Stanford)
The Renewal of Norm-Related Comparatives
16:00-16:45Klaus von Heusinger (Köln)
Prominence meets Pertinacity: Syntactic and prosodic cues for clause boundaries
16:45-17:45Miriam Butt and Tina Bögel (Konstanz)
Syntax and Prosody in Urdu/Hindi Questions
19:00Dinner in the Boat House

Friday, September 30, 2022

9:00-9:30Rajesh Bhatt (UMASS, Amherst)
An odd expletive in Hindi and Bangla
9:30-10:30Frans Plank (Konstanz)
What is, and what isn’t, pertinacious about suppletion
10:45-11:45Carlos Gussenhoven (Nijmegen)
H, !H and L in Nigerian English
11:45-13:15Reception and Lunch
Toasts and Tears (retrospective and, very sadly, Achim Kleinmann's last day at work)
13:15-14:15 Henning Reetz (Frankfurt)
A short history of automatic speech recognition
14:15-15:15Matthias Scharinger (Marburg) and Carsten Eulitz (Konstanz)
Features Forever!
15:45-16:45Michael Wagner (McGill)
The iambic-trochaic law revisited
16:45-17:45 Aditi Lahiri (Oxford)
Pertinacity in Phonology

Saturday, October 1, 2022

  Excursion to the St. Gallen library