Christopher Geissler


Term: Spring 2021

LING 349 Topics in Phonology: The Phonetics-Phonology Interface

The relationship between phonology, as the mental representation of speech, and phonetics, as the physical substance of speech. Universal and language-particular phonetics; phonetic knowledge as grammatical knowledge; phonetic detail in phonological representation and computation; unified vs. modular conceptions of the phonetics-phonology divide; the shaping of phonological systems by phonetic pressures; the shaping of phonetic patterning by phonological structure.

Prerequisites: LING 220 and LING 235, or with permission of instructors.

This course can be applied towards the Social Sciences Yale College distributional requirement.

Term: Spring 2021
Day/Time: Monday, 1:30p.m.