The necessary chapters will be in the locker (eventually). Plus other readings to be assigned.
Iris Berent, The Phonological Mind, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-521-14970-9
John C.L. Ingram, Neurolinguistics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. ISBN: 978-0-521-79640-8
Rene Kager, Optimality Theory, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. ISBN: 0-521-58980-0
Elizabeth Zsiga, The Sounds of Language, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4051-9103-6
Also useful (but not required)
Kenneth R. Beesley and Lauri Karttunen, Finite State Morphology, Stanford: CSLI Publications, 2003. ISBN: 1-57586-434-7
Bruce Hayes, 2009, Introductory Phonology, Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-4051-8411-3.
David Odden, Introducing Phonology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 0-521-53404-6.
There is no final exam for this course.
The University of Maryland has an Honor Pledge:
Reasonable accommodations will be made for students with disabilities. Students requiring accommodations should meet with me as soon as possible to discuss the situation.
Students are expected to attend class. Reasonable accommodations will be made for religious holidays, inclement weather and other excused absences. Students should inform me as soon as possible if they cannot attend class so that alternative arrangements can be made.
In the case of an emergency which closes the University for an extended period of time, the course will be conducted by web and email.
Zsiga 15, xfst/foma
Berent 8, Kabak & Idsardi 2007, Take home 1
Zsiga chapter 16
Kager chapter 4, Idsardi 2009
Heinz 2009, Dupoux et al 2007, Take home 2
No class: Spring Break
Ingram 5, 6, 7
Heinz, Heinz & Idsardi
Final paper (due May 15)
Author: William James Idsardi
Email: idsardi AT umd.edu
Last Updated: January 27, 2014