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Block Seminar 2024 | Session 4, A problem: how did the classical Latin stress system come about?

Apr 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Dodd 247, 315 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Suggested reading (one or more of the following):
(a) Parsons, J. 1999. ‘A new approach to the Saturnian verse and its relation to Latin prosody’. Transactions of the American Philological Association 129: 117–37 (especially pp. (117–23)). or https://search.library.ucla.edu/permalink/01UCS_LAL/192ecse/cdi_openaire_primary_doi_1917adf9afa0782c4286215d73ce08c7
(b) Jacobs, H. 2003a. ‘Why preantepenultimate stress in Latin requires an OT account’. In P. Fikkert and H. Jacobs (eds), Development in prosodic systems. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 395–418. or  https://search.library.ucla.edu/permalink/01UCS_LAL/192ecse/cdi_proquest_miscellaneous_85589698
(c) Jacobs, H. 2003b. ‘The emergence of quantity-sensitivity in Latin’. In D. E. Holt (ed.), Optimality theory and language change. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 229–47. or  https://search.library.ucla.edu/permalink/01UCS_LAL/192ecse/cdi_openaire_primary_dedup_wf_001_c2893ab704da3a36beed1bd5677c5bef
(d) Nishimura, K. 2014. ‘On accent in the Italic languages: nature, position, and history’. Studia Linguistica Universitatis Iagellonicae Cracoviensis 131: 161–92. or  https://www.academia.edu/34250651
To facilitate discussion, please send Professor Probert an email (philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk) by 9 p.m. on the day before the seminar if possible, with a reaction (however brief) to something in this reading.


Apr 18
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Dodd 247
315 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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