Upcoming Events in the Linguistics Department

  • 4/20/2018
    University of Delaware
    Stress Redundancy and Stress Typologies
    Friday, April 20, 2018, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1

    Redundancy is prevalent throughout language. If we define redundancy in general terms as multiple ways of expressing the same information, we may view predictable (word) stress as exhibiting a type of redundancy, cued by both position in a word and acoustic properties (e.g., F0, duration, etc.). Thus, languages with fixed stress (e.g.