41st Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society

University of Bremen, 6 – 8 March 2019

Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Workshop Programmes

Workshop 6: Factors influencing the stability of phonetic contrasts and phonemic oppositions

Workshop Coordination

Stefanie Jannedy (ZAS Berlin)
Melanie Weirich (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Room SFG 1020

Workshop description

Programme of Workshop 6

06 March 2019
08:00 –09:00 Registration
08:00 –09:00 Welcome
09:30 –10:30 Plenary talk
10:30 –11:00 Presentation of the Wilhelm von Humboldt-Prize
11:00 –11:30 Coffee break
11:30 –12:30 Plenary talk
12:30 –13:45 Lunch break/
SIG Computational Linguistics: general assembly
13:45 –14:15 Stefanie Jannedy (Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin) & Melanie Weirich (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena) Introduction
14:15 –14:45 Johanna Stahnke (University of Wuppertal) Phonological (in-)stability in bilingual language acquisition
14:45 –15:15 Matthias Hahn (University of Leipzig) The spatial dimension of fortis and lenis in German near standard pronunciation: Opposition and contrast
15:15 –15:45 Nicola Klingler (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna) On the instability of the voicing contrast in final position in the Viennese Standard variety
15:45 –16:30 Coffee break /
Poster Session Computational Linguistics (Part 1)
16:30 –17:00
Daniel Márcio Rodrigues Silva (Federal University of Minas Gerais) & Rui Rothe-Neves (Federal University of Minas Gerais) Vowel reduction and auditory discriminability in stressed and unstressed syllables: A mismatch negativity study
16:30 –17:00
Markus Jochim (IPS, LMU München) Dialect contact, perceptual divergence, and the potential instability of the /s, ç, ʃ/ contrast in standard German.
17:00 –18:00 Andrew B. Wedel [invited speaker] (University of Arizona) Optimization for efficient lexical information transmission shapes systems of phonological contrast
19:30 – Conference Dinner


07 March 2019
09:00 –09:30 Daniel Duran (University of Freiburg) From language change to phonetic convergence (and back again)
09:30 –10:00 Iona Gessinger (Saarland University), Bernd Möbius (Saarland University), Eran Raveh (Saarland University) & Ingmar Steiner (DFKI GmbH) Human-computer interaction: Convergence in allophonic contrasts
10:00 –10:30 Final discussion
10:30 –11:15 Coffee break /
Poster Session Computational Linguistics (Part 2)
12:45 –13:45 DFG InfoEvent (Helga Weyerts-Schweda)
Lunch break/
Poster session Computational Linguistics (Part 3)
15:00 –18:30 General Assembly of the DGfS
19:30 – Reception in the foyer of the Übersee-Museum