Monday, September 28


9:00 Registration
9:30–10:00 Official opening ceremony
10:00–11:00 Hans Basbøll (Sønderborg) Monosyllables and Prosody: The Sonority Syllable Model meets the Word
11:00–11:15 Coffee break
11:15–12:00 Franck Floricic (Paris) Lucia Molinu (Toulouse) On some Romance Monosyllabic Imperatives: frequency effects, markedness, or else?
12:00–12:45 Igor Dreer (Beer Sheva, Israel) The Human Factor of Economy of Effort Crosslinguistically: Contrastive Analysis of the Phonotactic Distribution of Phonemes in French and Byelorussian Monosyllabic Words
12:45–14:15 Lunch break
14:15–15:15 Gertraud Fenk-Oczlon (Universität Klagenfurt) Monosyllabism from a systemic typological perspective
15:15–15:30 Coffee break
15:30–16:15 Pravin Pralayankar (Chennai, India) Monosyllabic Adverbs in Sanskrit
16:15–17:00 Nian Liu (University of Hawaii) Dan X. Hall (University of Hawaii) In Defense of Chinese and Vietnamese Morphology
17:00–17:45 Toshihiro Oda (Tokyo) The Application of Monosyllabic Word-finals to Coda Maximization: Phonetic Preferences and the Irrelevancy of Sonority


Tuesday, September 29


10:00–11:00 Mina Dan (University of Calcutta, India) A Sonority Survey of the Monosyllables in Bangla
11:00–11:15 Coffee break
11:15–12:00 Yuan-Lu Chen (National Chung Cheng University) Lexical-Syllable Neutralization Is Banned: Evidence from Cross-Linguistic Investigation on Nasality of Vowels
12:00–12:45 Sabine Zerbian (Johannesburg, South Africa) The phonology of monosyllabic stems in Sotho-Tswana (Southern Bantu)
12:45–14:15 Lunch break
14:15–15:15 Ian Maddieson (Albuquerque) Monosyllables and syllabic complexity
15:15–15:30 Coffee break
15:30–16:15 Matthew Moreland (Reading, UK) The Status of the Post-Initial Jod in British English: Evidence from Wordlikeness Judgements of Monosyllabic Nonwords
16:15–17:00 Christian T. DiCanio (Berkeley/USA) Consonant length in monosyllables: phonetics and diachrony
17:00–17:45 Paula Orzechowska (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań) Effects of morphology on the syllable structure – English right edge phonotactics

Social Event

20:30 Conference Dinner


Wednesday, September 30


10:00–11:00 Alexis Michaud (CNRS, Paris) Monosyllabicization: patterns of evolution in Asian languages
11:00–11:15 Coffee break
11:15–12:00 Zaharani Ahmad (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) The Phonology of Words with Monosyllabic Stems in Malay
12:00–12:45 Connie K. So (MARCS, University of Western Sydney, Australia) Cross-language perception and categorization of monosyllabic foreign tones: Effects of phonological and phonetic properties of native language
12:45–14:15 Lunchbreak
14:15–15:15 Petra Steiner (University of Erfurt) Relations with Monosyllables: a View from Quantitative Linguistics
15:15–15:45 Closure