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LEL postgrads at FiNo and PhilSoc forum

March 15, 2019 by

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Manchet has admittedly let slip in reporting the conference pursuits of the LEL phon/phon postgrads, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been keeping busy. The recent Fonologi i Norden (FiNo) workshop in Edinburgh saw a good Manchester representation. Donald Morrison presented a talk on ‘Metrical structure in Scottish Gaelic: Tonal accent, glottalization and overlength’, whereas […]

Strycharczuk in Munich

January 31, 2019 by

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Pat braved the elements on Snowmaggedon Wednesday to visit the Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing in Munich, where she delivered a talk on ‘Variation and change in the articulation of English /l/’. Her talk summed up the results of two articulatory projects on /l/ in Southern British English and in New Zealand English, focusing […]

YERUN Research Mobility Award for Barrientos-Contreras

January 29, 2019 by

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Congratulations to LEL alumna, Fernanda Barrientos-Contreras, on securing a YERUN (Young European Research University) Research Mobility Award! Fernanda is among 26 scholars awarded an opportunity to spend some time at a partner institution. She is planning to visit the University of Essex, where she will be working with Yuni Kim on phonological representations in L2. […]

Merry news of vivas

December 19, 2018 by

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This term has brought us two successful PhD vivas in phonology and phonetics. Deepthi Gopal passed her viva on 29th Novemeber, defending a dissertation on “Similarity and representations in sonorant phonology”. Deepthi’s supervisors were Yuni Kim (now at Essex) and Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero, whereas the examiners were Wendell Kimper (internal) and Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Instituut/Nijmegen). Deepthi […]

Adam Chong at LEL seminar

November 12, 2018 by

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This week, we welcome Adam Chong (QMUL) at the LEL seminar. Adam’s talk, titled ‘The effect of phonotactics on alternation learning’, will take place on Tuesday 13th November at 4.15 in A102, and will be followed by a wine reception. All are welcome. Abstract below.   The effect of phonotactics on alternation learning Adam J. […]

Pavel Iosad at LEL seminar

October 22, 2018 by

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This week, we welcome Pavel Iosad from the University of Edinburgh to our LEL seminar series. The talk will be at the usual time, Tuesday 4.15, in A102. Wine, juice, dinner and merriment will follow. Abstract below.   ‘Evidence for Stratal Phonology: stem-level phonology and morphological structure’ Pavel Iosad In this talk I discuss the […]

The brilliant Manchester postgrads have done it again!

June 27, 2018 by

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Late Spring saw Manchet reporting a string of conference prizes awarded to our students. This award winning streak continues with an LAGB Annual Meeting Best Student Abstract Bursary awarded jointly to Stefano Coretta and Massimiliano Canzi for the paper ‘The effect of lexical frequency on vowel phonation as a correlate of /t/-glottaling’. Max and Ste […]