7th Celtic Linguistics Conference (CLC7)
22-23 June 2012
Université de Rennes
Rennes, Brittany, France

Pont de Pacé, Rennes *
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Thursday, June 21st evening : Fête de la musique
Informal gathering downtown for those who come early, including Breton dancing sessions (fest–noz).

Friday, June 22nd : Conference Day 1
Université de Rennes II, Campus Villejean, bâtiment (building) L, amphi (lecture hall) L3 (Victor Basch) (map)

8:15 – 09:15Registration
09:15 – 09:30Welcome
09:30 – 10:00James McCloskeyTransitivity in Irish and the theory of objecthood
10:00 – 10:30Anna Bosch19th century dialect descriptions of Scottish Gaelic and Breton: Celtic studies, dialect description, and the development of the International Phonetic Alphabet
10:30 – 11:00Christine SheilDefinite inflection and the relative determiner in Scottish Gaelic
11:00 – 11:30Tea and coffee break
11:30 – 12:00Ora MatushanskyOn the role of the copular particle: Evidence from Welsh
12:00 – 12:30Pauline Welby, Máire Ní Chiosáin & Brian Ó RaghallaighThe production of eclipsed consonants among young speakers of Irish
12:30 – 14:00Lunch break
14:00 – 14:30Gary ThomsPseudopseudogapping in Scottish Gaelic: Ellipsis, parallelism and A’–dependencies
14:30 – 15:00Gretchen KernPerceptual similarity in sonority contours: Evidence from Early Irish rhyming patterns
15:00 – 16:00Poster session (in the hall)
16:00 – 16:30Tea and coffee break
16:30 – 17:00Katarzyna BednarskaA CVCV approach to Breton consonantal and vocalic quantity
17:00 – 18:00Sylvia Reed & Andrew CarnieThe Syntax and semantics of Scottish Gaelic a' dol

Dinner downtown: L'Amiral, 2 boulevard La Tour d'Auvergne, 35000 Rennes, 7:30pm

Saturday, June 23rd : Conference Day 2
Université de Rennes II, Campus Villejean, bâtiment (building) L, amphi (lecture hall) L3 (Victor Basch) (map)

09:30 – 10:00Mélanie Jouitteau, Milan RezacBreton impersonal forms
10:00 – 11:00Guillaume ThierryCoexistence of Welsh and English in the same brain : Does this mean mental war ?
11:00 – 11:30Tea and coffee break
11:30 – 12:00Ryan Bennett, Grant McGuire, Máire Ní Chiosáin & Jaye PadgettIrish palatalization in two dialects: New results of an ultrasound study
12:00 – 12:30David WillisThe rise and fall of agreement in the Welsh pronominal system
12:30 – 14:00Lunch break
14:00 – 14:30Peredur DaviesStructural change in Welsh: internal or external mechanisms?
14:30 – 15:00Elliott LashAdapting Penn Treebank–style annotation for Old Irish
15:00 – 16:00Round table discussion
16:00 – 16:30Tea and coffee break
16:30 – 17:00Frances KanePossession and individuation in the Irish nominal system
17:00 – 17:30Natasha Warner, Dan Brenner & Andrew CarnieNasal fricatives vs. approximants in Scottish Gaelic
17:30 – 18:00Pavel IosadA unified account of the behaviour of high vowels in Bothoa Breton

Poster session program

Steve HewittThe evolution and reflexes of Old Breton fricatives and approximants
Siân Lloyd-Williams & Enlli ThomasHow do I answer thee? Let me count the ways: Bilingual acquisition of the multiple forms of the yes/no answering system in Welsh
François Louis & Jasmina MilicevicRegret in Breton: A description based on Explanatory–Combinatorial Lexicology
Tanguy Solliec & Pierre-Yves KersulecThe use of periphrastic conjugation in Modern Breton
Keith TseThe Italo–Celtic question: Did Italo-Celtic exist?
Natasha Warner, Jessamyn Schertz, Andrew Carnie, Muriel Fisher, Diana Archangeli, Michael Hammond, Lionel Mathieu & Colin GorrieTiming of perceptual cues in Scots Gaelic sound distinctions
Joseph WindsorThe distribution of Irish locatives seo/sin/siúd: DP, AP or other?

* Photothèque : Office du tourisme, Rennes - http://www.tourisme-rennes.com