Program

Venue: North Building (北館ホール) Map (Keio University, Mita Campus)

Saturday, May 26th
Day 1:  Pokémonastics day
10:20-10:25 Opening remarks by the Institute Director, Yoko Sugioka
10:25-10:30 Logistic annnoucement by Shigeto Kawahara
10:30-11:45 Stephanie Shih, Jordan Ackerman, Noah Hermalin, Sharon Inkelas, Darya Kavitskaya, Shigeto Kawahara, Rebecca Starr, & Alan Yu
General introduction to Pokémonastics
11:45-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-13:45 Darya Kavitskaya
On Russian Pokémonastics [Slides]
13:45-14:45 Rebecca Starr, Alan Yu & Stephanie Shih
Sound symbolic effects in Mandarin and Cantonese personal names and Pokémon names 
[Slides]
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-15:45 Shigeto Kawahara
Some new Pokémonastics experiments: Japanese children and Brazilian Portuguese [Slides]
15:45-16:15 Kimi Akita
General commentary on Pokémonastics [Slides]
16:15-17:30 Poster session I
Sunday, May 27th
Day 2: General phonetics and phonology
10:00-10:55 Sharon Inkelas
Q Theory: splitting the segment
10:55-11:00 Short break
11:00-12:00 Stephanie Shih and Sharon Inkelas
Q Theory: Representing tone in Surface Optimizing Phonology
12:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Darya Kavitskaya
Phonetics and phonology of contrast maintenance and loss
14:30-15:30 Rebecca Starr & Stephanie Shih
Evaluation of mora-based and syllable-based text-setting by native speakers and learners of Japanese [Slides]
15:30-17:00 Poster session 2
17:00-18:00 Alan Yu
The sound symbolic nature of your voice
18:00 Farewell

Poster Day 1 (Saturday, May 26th): On sound symbolism

  1. Michinori Suzuki & Shigeto Kawahara
    Sound symbolic patterns in Pokémon move names.
  2. Léa De Carolis
    Evidence of sound symbolism in French-speakers using animal categories
  3. Yuta Hosokawa, Naho Atsumi, Ryoko Uno, and Kazuko Shinohara
    Evil or not? Sound symbolism in Pokémon and Disney character names.
  4. Taku Ueki and Yuka Morinaga
    name2pokemon: Automated Pokémon Generator with Generative Adversarial Networks and Character-Level Name Analysis
  5. Noah Hermalin
    Influence of Lexical Stratum on Sound Symbolic Interpretations: Evidence From Pokémon Names
  6. Kimi Akita
    Phonosemantic maps: Toward a typology of sound symbolism
  7. Arthur Lewis Thompson
    Pokémorphology: Are Pokémon Naming Conventions Iconic?
  8. Jeff Moore
    Sound Symbolism in the Creatures of Magic: The Gathering
  9. Henry Hawthorn
    Generalizing phonemic features to sound-symbolic correspondences
  10. Andrew Shibata
    Dialect-level phonetic variants influence sound symbolic size perception

Poster Day 2 (Sunday, May 27th):

  1. Hyunjung Lee
    L = some [nas] and some [lat]
  2. Irene Amato
    A gradient view of Raddoppiamento fonosintattico
  3. Hiziru Takashima
    Prosodic Preservation and Neutralization in Japanese Parody Songs
  4. Christine Marquardt
    Opaque Interaction of Rhythmic Syncope and Reduplication in Mojeño Trinitario
  5. Humaira Yaqoob
    The pluralization of plurals in Urdu: An OT Analysis
  6. Gakuji Kumagai
    A sound-symbolic alternation to express cuteness
  7. Savio Megolhuto Meyase
    Cross-featural polarity and OCP in Tenyidie Tone
  8. Yukiko Sugiyama
    Robustness of Japanese pitch accent when F0 cue is compromised
  9. Peng Yongzhe
    Acoustic Cues in Liquid Perception by Native listeners of Mandarin
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