Teaching Phonology workshop on 22 May

  • 16 May 2019 12:29
    Message # 7344645

    Next Wednesday afternoon, 22 May, there will be a workshop on "Teaching Phonology: The State of the Art" in Manchester, as a satellite event to the Manchester Phonology Meeting. No registration or fee are required, and all are welcome.

    The programme is copied below. More information, including an abstract booklet and directions to the venue, is available on the workshop website at https://sites.google.com/view/yunikim/mfmfringe. Although it will not be possible to record the workshop, slides and other materials will be made available via the website for those who are not able to attend.

    Location: University of Manchester Oxford Road campus, Samuel Alexander A101

    1:50 Welcome

    Intro Phonology: What & how?

    2:00 Cathy Bartram (SIL International) Making Phonology Relevant

    2:20 Charles Reiss & Veno Volenec (Concordia University): Functions, quantifiers and power sets in linguistics - why should semanticists have all the fun?

    2:40 DISCUSSION led by Laura Downing (University of Gothenburg & LSA 2019 Summer Institute): When Phonology I is not followed by Phonology II

    Phonology in language and philology degrees

    3:00 Eulàlia Bonet (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) & Clàudia Pons-Moll (Universitat de Barcelona): From data to theory in descriptive courses 

    3:20 Zsuzsanna Barkanyi (The Open University & Hungarian Academy of Sciences, RIL): Phonology in BA Languages (Spanish) degrees

    3:35-4:00 Break & Syllabus swap

    All workshop attendees are asked to come with 5-10 paper copies of syllabi you use on your phonology courses (any level). During this break from the formal program - either in the workshop room, at the cafe, or anywhere in between - participants are encouraged to compare, discuss, and exchange syllabi, as an opportunity to see more widely how colleagues are teaching phonology at diverse institutions.

    Pedagogical techniques

    4:00 Sam Hellmuth (University of York): Creativity and innovation in teaching phonetics and phonology

    4:20 Taylor Miller & Jean Ann (SUNY Oswego): Teaching phonology through comedy

    4:40 DISCUSSION introduced by Malgorzata Cavar (Indiana University): Conceptualizing and contextualizing phonological terminology in teaching undergraduates

    New approaches

    5:00 Christina Bjorndahl (Carnegie Mellon University) & Mark Gibson (Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona): Laboratory phonology in the classroom

    5:20 Jonathan Howell & Catherine Baird (Montclair State University): Information literacy in the phonology classroom

    5:40 General discussion

    6:00 Closing remarks

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