An 'extended baboon' can indeed speak.--N. Chomsky

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The Fourth North American Phonology Conference (NAPhC4),  at Concordia University May 12-14, 2006.

Hosted by the Linguistics Program.

All talks will be held in Room EV 3.309 of
Concordia's new Engineering and Visual Arts Building at 1515 St. Catherine Street W.

Program Available!

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Call for papers:

The Linguistics Program at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec will host the Fourth North American Phonology Conference (NAPhC) from May 12-14th, 2006. Abstract submission is invited on any area of theoretical phonology, or related disciplines.

Abstract length is not limited--complete papers may be submitted for evaluation, as, of course, may abstracts of briefer scope. Abstracts may be submitted and papers may be presented in either French or English.

We are pleased to announce that the following phonologists have accepted invitations to the conference:

Eugene Buckley, Penn

Michael Kenstowicz, MIT

Curt Rice, CASTL Tromso

Accepted papers will be allotted 40 minutes, including discussion time. Papers not accepted as talks will be considered for the Poster Sessions. Please indicate in your message if you do NOT want to be considered for a poster presentation.

Abstracts must be submitted electronically to

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2006. Registration information will be provided after the announcement of the program on April 1, 2006.

Preferred formats in decreasing order are pdf, ps, plain text, WORD (Mac or Windows), WordPerfect (Mac or Windows). Word and Wordperfect users should use no other phonetics fonts than SIL Doulos (available at ). If you make a ps file under Windows or Mac, please verify its integrity before sending it.


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