Publications and conference handouts of Tobias Scheer

Articles   Handouts and Abstracts from Conferences



Books and theses
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Direct Interface and One-Channel Translation. Vol.2 of A Lateral Theory of phonology. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin [378 + xxxiv].
  • Scheer, Tobias 2011. A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories. How Extra-Phonological Information is Treated in Phonology since Trubetzkoy's Grenzsignale. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin [847p + liii].
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. A lateral theory of phonology. Vol 1: What is CVCV, and why should it be ? Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin. [854p + lix]
  • Scheer, Tobias 2000. De la Localité, de la Morphologie et de la Phonologie en Phonologie. Habilitation thesis, Université de Nice.
    Habilitation (alas, all in French) .pdf (1.75Mb)
    annexe2 (too big to be included in the Habilitation file) .pdf (680Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1996. Une théorie de l'interaction directe entre consonnes. Contribution au modčle syllabique CVCV, alternances e-ř dans les préfixes tchčques, structure interne des consonnes et la théorie X-barre en phonologie: Ph.D dissertation Université Paris 7. pdf (alas, all in French) (14.1Mb)



  • Books and journal issues edited

  • Barra-Jover, Mario, Patric Sauzet, Tobias Scheer Jean-Philippe Dalbera et Guylaine Brun-Trigaud (éd) 2012. Etudes de linguistique gallo-romane. Saint Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes.
  • Berns, Janine, Haike Jacobs & Tobias Scheer (eds.) 2011. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2009. Selected Papers from 'Going Romance' Nice 2009.
  • Brandăo de Carvalho, Joaquim, Tobias Scheer & Philippe Ségéral (eds.) 2008. Lenition and Fortition. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Witkos, Jacek and Tobias Scheer 2008 (eds.). The generative perspective on the issue of the syntax/phonology interface. Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics 44.3.
  • Scheer, Tobias (ed) 2004. Usage des corpus en phonologie. Corpus 3.




  • Articles
    in press, manuscripts
  • Scheer, Tobias to appear. Muta cum Liquida in the Light of Tertenia Sardinian Metathesis and Compensatory Lengthening Lat. tr - Old French Vrr. LSRL 41, edited by Marie-Hélčne Côté & Eric Mathieu. Amsterdam: Benjamins. pdf (pre-print)
    here is the APPENDIX to this article, which will not be able to be included in the paper version due to space restrictions (but which IS included in the pre-print).
    The appendix provides the exhaustive data of Fouché (1966-73:719ff) concerning the evolution of Latin tr, dr in Old French, where they may appear as either singleton or geminated r.
  • Scheer, Tobias to appear. At the right edge of words (again). Festschrift for Glyne Piggott. McGill Working Papers in Linguistics pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias to appear. Why Russian vowel-zero alternations are not different, and why Lower is correct. Journal of Language and Verbal Behaviour (St Petersburg). pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias to appear. Crazy rules, regularity and naturalness. The Handbook of Historical Phonology, edited by Joseph Salmons and Patrick Honeybone. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • 23 lemmas of the Phonologie volume of the Wörterbuch zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (WSK), edited by Tracy Hall and Bernd Pompino-Marschall, to appear at de Gruyter, Berlin.
  • Scheer, Tobias forth. Le squelette, le double flottement et les noyaux vides. Faire Signe. Festschrift pour Pierre Encrevé, edited by Olivier Baude & Michel Fornel. pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias to appear. Home-made Western Slavic vowel length. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Balto-Slavic Accentology, edited by Roman Sukač. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias in press. What final empty Nuclei are good for. To appear in Rennison, John: Phonologica 2002. Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. Von kölnischer Gutturalisierung, virtuellen Geminaten und ambisilbischen Konsonanten. Ms, University of Nice.  pdf  (356Kb)
  • Chekayri, Abdellah & Tobias Scheer ms. The Non-Appearance of Glides in the Hollow Verbs of Classical Arabic. Ms, University of Nice/ University of Ifrane.

  • 2012
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Invariant syllable skeleton, complex segments and word edges. Journal of Linguistics 48: 685-726. pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Chunk definition in phonology: prosodic constituency vs. phase structure. Modules and Interfaces, edited by Maria Bloch-Trojnar & Anna Bloch-Rozmej, 221-253. Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL. pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Variation is in the lexicon: yer-based and epenthetic vowel-zero alternations in Polish. Sound, Structure and Sense. Studies in Memory of Edmund Gussmann, edited by Eugeniusz Cyran, Bogdan Szymanek & Henryk Kardela, 631-672. Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL. pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Yers and epenthetic vowels in Polish. Slavic Languages in Formal Grammar, edited by Mojmir Docekal & Markéta Ziková, 179-204. Frankfurt am Main: Lang. pdf (pre-print)
  • Brun-Trigaud, Guylaine & Tobias Scheer 2012. La lénition des attaques branchantes en français et dans les dialectes de l'ALF. Etudes de linguistique gallo-romane, edited by Mario Barra-Jover, Guylaine Brun-Trigaud, Jean-Philippe Dalbera, Patric Sauzet & Tobias Scheer, 183-198. Saint-Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes. pdf
  • Barra-Jover, Mario, Guylaine Brun-Trigaud, Jean-Philippe Dalbera, Patric Sauzet & Tobias Scheer 2012. Introduction. Dialectologie, diachronie et linguistique théorique: un dialogue possible et nécessaire. Etudes de linguistique gallo-romane, edited by Mario Barra-Jover, Guylaine Brun-Trigaud, Jean-Philippe Dalbera, Patric Sauzet & Tobias Scheer, 5-17. Saint-Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes. pdf

  • 2011
  • Scheer, Tobias 2011. Slavic yers. The Companion to Phonology, edited by Marc van Oostendorp, Colin Ewen, Beth Hume and Keren Rice. London: Blackwell.
  • Scheer, Tobias 2011. Aspects of the development of generative phonology. The Continuum Companion to Phonology, edited by Bert Botma, Nancy C. Kula and Kuniya Nasukawa, 397-446. New York: Continuum. pdf (unabridged pre-print)

  • 2010
  • Ziková, Markéta & Tobias Scheer 2010. The Havlík Pattern and Directional Lower. Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics . The Second Cornell Meeting 2009, edited by Draga Zec & Wayles Browne, 471-486. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications. pdf (pre-print)
  • Ziková, Markéta & Tobias Scheer 2010. The Coda Mirror v2. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 57: 411-431. pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. How to marry (structuralist) contrast and (generative) processing (review of Dresher 2009, The Contrastive Hierarchy in Phonology). Lingua 120: 2522-2534. pdf
  • Baccino, Thierry, Daniel Cabrol-Bass, Joël Candau, Candice Meyer, Tobias Scheer, Marcel Vuillaume & Olivier Wathelet 2010. Sharing an olfactory experience: The impact of oral communication. Food Quality and Preference 21: 443-452. online publication
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. Review of Gussmann 2007, The Phonology of Polish. Studies in Polish Linguistics 5: 109-158. pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. Intermodular argumentation: morpheme-specific phonologies are out of business in a phase-based architecture. The Sound Patterns of Syntax, edited by Nomi Shir & Lisa Rochman, 333-351. Oxford: OUP.
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. What OT is, and what it is not (Review of de Lacy (ed.) 2007, The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology). Journal of Linguistics 46: 193-218.
    • published version (copyright CUP) pdf (also: JL website)
    • unabridged version (some of the original text could not make it into the published version because of space restrictions): pdf
  • Brun-Trigaud, Guylaine & Tobias Scheer 2010. Lenition in branching onsets in French and in ALF dialects. Development of Language through the Lens of Formal Linguistics, edited by Petr Karlík, 15-28. Munich: Lincom. pdf (pre-print)

  • 2009
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. External sandhi: what the initial CV is initial of. Studi e Saggi Linguistici 47: 43-82. pdf (pre-print)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Jak prehlédnout jeden druhého: príbeh alternací vokálu s nulou ve slovanských jazycích a ve fonologii rizeni. Slova a Slovesnost 70: 250-261.pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Representational and procedural sandhi killers: diagnostics, distribution, behaviour. in Formal Grammar, edited by Mojmír Dočekal and Markéta Ziková, 155-174. Munich: Lincom. pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Syllabic and trapped consonants in the light of branching onsets and licensing scales. Studies in Formal Slavic Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics and Information Structure, edited by Gerhild Zybatow, Uwe Junghanns, Denisa Lenertová & Petr Biskup, 411-426. Frankfurt am Main: Lang. pdf  (1,3Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Précis de structure syllabique. Lalies 29: 79-156.pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Intermodular Argumentation and the Word-Spell-Out-Mystery. Explorations of Phase Theory: Interpretation at the Interfaces, edited by Kleanthes Grohmann, 23-65. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.  pdf (preprint)  (305 Kb)

  • 2008
  • Caha, Pavel & Tobias Scheer 2008. The Syntax and Phonology of Czech Templatic Morphology. Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics. The Stony Brook Meeting 2007, edited by Andrei Antoneko, John Bailyn & Christina Bethin, 68-83. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications.  pdf  (1 Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2008. Spell out your Sister! Proceedings of the 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, edited by Natasha Abner & Jason Bishop, 379-387. Somerville: Cascadilla. Available at the Cascadilla site of the book
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2008. Positional factors in Lenition and Fortition. Lenition and Fortition, edited by J. Brandăo de Carvalho, T. Scheer & Ph. Ségéral, 131-172. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2008. The Coda Mirror, stress and positional parameters. Lenition and Fortition, edited by J. Brandăo de Carvalho, T. Scheer & Ph. Ségéral, 483-518. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Brandăo de Carvalho, Joaquim, Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2008. Introduction to the volume. Lenition and Fortition, edited by J. Brandăo de Carvalho, T. Scheer & Ph. Ségéral, 1-8. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Scheer, Tobias 2008. Syllabic and Trapped Consonants in (Western) Slavic: the Same but yet Different. Formal Description of Slavic Languages: The Fifth Conference, Leipzig 2003, edited by Gerhild Zybatow, Luka Szucsich, Uwe Junghanns & Roland Meyer, 149-167. Frankfurt am Main: Lang.  pdf  (1,4Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2008. Why the Prosodic Hierarchy is a diacritic and why the Interface must be Direct. Sounds of Silence: Empty Elements in Syntax and Phonology, edited by Jutta Hartmann, Veronika Hegedüs & Henk van Riemsdijk, 145-192. Amsterdam: Elsevier.  pdf  (2,4MKb)

  • 2007
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2007. Le statut syllabique multiple des séquences muta cum liquida : l'exemple du gallo-roman. Etudes sur le changement linguistique en français, edited by Bernard Combettes, Christiane Marchello-Nizia & Sophie Prévost, 261-282. Nancy: Presses Universitaires de Nancy.  pdf  (1,74Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. On the Status of Word-Initial Clusters in Slavic (And Elsewhere). Annual Workshop on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics. The Toronto Meeting 2006, edited by Richard Compton, Magdalena Goledzinowska & Ulyana Savchenko, 346-364. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications.  pdf  (1,2Mb)

  • 2006
  • Scheer, Tobias 2006. How yers made Lightner, Gussmann, Rubach, Spencer and others invent CVCV. Studies in Constraint-based Phonology, edited by Piotr Bański, Beata Lukaszewicz & Monika Opalińska, 133-207. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. pdf  (4,7Mb)
    Watch out: this is actually a 2001 paper that was in the pipeline for 6 years - its content is 2001, not 2006. A French (and slightly more evolved) version has been published as Scheer, Tobias 2001. A propos de la vie des yers en slave et en français (cf. below). The most updated version is in my 04 book (§§411,426)

  • 2005
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2005. What lenition and fortition tells us about Gallo-Romance Muta cum Liquida. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2003, edited by Twan Geerts, Haike Jacobs & Ivo van Ginneken, 235-267. Amsterdam: Benjamins.  pdf  (2,0Mb)
  • Szigetvári, Péter & Tobias Scheer 2005. Unified representations for the syllable and stress. Phonology 22: 37-75.
  • Scheer, Tobias 2005. Slavic Vowel-Zero Alternations and Government Phonology: Two Approaches, One Solution. Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 13: The South Carolina Meeting, edited by Steven Franks, Frank Gladney & Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva, 300-311. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications.  pdf  (1,1Mb)

  • 2004
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. How minimal is phonological change? Folia Linguistica Historica 25: 69-114.  pdf  (4,1Mb)
  • Chekayri, Abdellah & Tobias Scheer 2004. The appearance of glides in Classical Arabic defective verbs. Folia Orientalia 40: 7-33.  pdf  (279Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. O samohláskové délce pr'i derivaci v c'eštine'. C'eština - univerzália a specifika 5, edited by Zden'ka Hladká & Petr Karlík, 224-239. Praha: Lidové noviny.  pdf  (269 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. En quoi la phonologie est vraiment différente. Corpus 3, 5-84.  pdf  (360 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. Le corpus heuristique : un outil qui montre mais ne démontre pas. Corpus 3, 153-192.  pdf  (1,87 Mb)

  • 2003
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. On spirantisation and affricates. Living on the Edge, 28 papers in honour of Jonathan Kaye, edited by Stefan Ploch, 283-301. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter.  pdf  (2,68 Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. The key to Czech vowel length: Templates. Investigations into Formal Slavic Linguistics, edited by Petr Kosta, Joanna Blaszczak, Jens Frasek, Ljudmila Geist & Marzena Zygis, 97-118. Frankfurt am Main: Lang.  pdf  (1,64 Mb)

  • 2001
  • Scheer, Tobias 2001. A propos de la vie des yers en slave et en français. Travaux du Cercle de Linguistique de Nice 20, 143-230.  pdf  (4,44 Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2001. The Rhythmic Law in Czech: Vowel-final Prefixes. Current Issues in Formal Slavic Linguistics, edited by Gerhild Zybatow, Uwe Junghans, Grit Mehlhorn & Luka Szucsich, 37-48. Frankfurt am Main: Lang.  pdf  (133Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2001. La Coda-Miroir. Bulletin de la Société de Linguistique de Paris 96, 107-152.  pdf  (2,79 Mb)
    Older English version: The Coda Mirror, version 3.1 November 99.  handout .pdf (51Kb) article .pdf (193Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2001. Abstractness in phonology: the case of virtual geminates. Constraints and Preferences, edited by Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kolaczyk, 311-337. Berlin & New York: Mouton de Gruyter. pdf  (161Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias & Philippe Ségéral 2001. Les séquences consonne + yod en gallo-roman. Recherches Linguistiques de Vincennes 30, 87-120.  pdf  (1,77 Mb)

  • 2000
  • Scheer, Tobias 2000. L'immunité de schwa en début de mot. Langue Française 126, 113-126.  pdf  (950 Kb)

  • 1999
  • Scheer, Tobias 1999. On constraints vs. non-circular approaches to word-initial clusters. Phonologica 1996, edited by John Rennison & Klaus Kühnhammer, 289-304. The Hague: Holland Academic Graphics.  pdf  (948 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1999. Aspects de l'alternance schwa-zéro à la lumière de CVCV. Recherches Linguistiques de Vincennes 28, 87-114. pdf  (188Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1999. A theory of consonantal interaction. Folia Linguistica 32, 201-237. pdf  (287Kb)

  • 1998
  • Scheer, Tobias 1998. A unified model of Proper Government. The Linguistic Review 15, 41-67. pdf  (234Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1998. Governing domains are head-final. Structure and Interpretation. Studies in Phonology, edited by Eugeniusz Cyran, 261-285. Lublin: Folium. pdf  (244Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1998. A Generalized Theory of Ablaut: the Case of Modern German Strong Verbs. Models of Inflection, edited by Albert Ortmann, Ray Fabri & Teresa Parodi, 28-59. Tübingen: Niemeyer. pdf  (1,86 Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1998. La structure interne des consonnes. Langues et Grammaire II-III, Phonologie, edited by Patrick Sauzet, 140-172. Paris: Université Paris 8. pdf  (1,48 Mb)
  • Chekayri, Abdellah & Tobias Scheer 1998. La provenance apophonique des semi-voyelles dans les formes verbales en arabe classique. Langues et Linguistique 2, 15-54.

  • 1997
  • Scheer, Tobias 1997. Vowel-zero alternations and their support for a theory of consonantal interaction. Certamen Phonologicum III, edited by P.M.Bertinetto, L. Gaeta, G. Jetchev & D. Michaels, 67-88. Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier. pdf  (1,41 Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1997. Des Ablauts gemeiner Gegner: Laryngale. Dhumbadji ! 3, 15-31. pdf  (985 Kb)

  • 1996
  • Chekayri, Abdellah & Tobias Scheer 1996. The apophonic origin of Glides in the verbal system of Classical Arabic. Studies in Afroasiatic Grammar, edited by Jacqueline Lecarme, Jean Lowenstamm & Ur Shlonsky, 62-76. La Hague: Holland Academic Graphics. pdf  (797 Kb)

  • 1995
  • Scheer, Tobias 1995. Halbechte Rektion in germanischem Wandel und althochdeutscher Brechung. Linguistische Berichte 160, 470-511. pdf  (1,82 Mb)

  • 1994
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1994. L'apophonie dans les verbes forts de l'allemand moderne. Actes du premier colloque Langues & Grammaire, edited by Léa Nash & Georges Tsoulas. Paris: Univesité Paris 8.



Handouts from Conference Presentations and Abstracts
    2013
  • Scheer, Tobias 2013. Melody-free syntax. Paper presented at the Workshop on complexity at UQAM, Montréal 8 February. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Wauquier, Sopie & Tobias Scheer 2013. Syllables, Templates and Third factor : why your baby is neither a bird, nor a whale and even less a cotton-top tamarin. Poster presented at OCP 10, Istanbul 16-19 January. abstract .pdf  poster  .pdf

  • 2012
  • D'Alessadro, Roberta & Tobias Scheer 2012. Modular PIC. Paper presented at NELS 43, NYU New York 25-27 June. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Melody-free syntax and two Phonologies. Paper presented at the 10th Colloque du Réseau Phonologique Français (RFP), Paris 25-27 June. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. The corpus: a tool among others. Paper presented at the conference On the Status and Use of Corpora in Linguistics, Montpellier 1-2 June. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • D'Alessadro, Roberta & Tobias Scheer 2012. Chunk definition and PIC ŕ la carte. Paper presented at the McGill workshop Exploring the Interfaces 1: word structure, Montreal 6-8 May. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Direct Interface. A non-diacritic theory of how morpho-syntax talks to phonology. Paper presented at the 7th North American Phonology Conference, Montreal 4-5 May. Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Du statut de l'opposition Langue vs. Parole en sciences cognitives, et de ses conséquences pour la communication entre modules cognitifs. Paper presented at the Journée d'Etudes Ferdinand de Saussure, Neuchâtel 20 April. Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. How phonological is intonation? Paper presented at the Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprache (DGFS), Frankfurt am Main 7-9 March. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2012. Direct Interface: How morpho-syntax talks to phonology. Paper presented at CLLE-ERESS, Toulouse 26 Juanuary. Handout  .pdf
  • D'Alessadro, Roberta & Tobias Scheer 2012. Phase-based inhibition of Raddoppiamento Fonosintattico. A case study. Paper presented at OCP-9, Berlin (ZAS) 18-21 January. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf

  • 2011
  • Scheer, Tobias 2011. Variation is in the lexicon: yer-based and epenthetic vowel-zero alternations in Polish. Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL) 9, Göttingen 7-9 December. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2011. Intermodular communcation through the Lexicon: no Big Brothers. Paper presented at the conference Kognice 2011, Brno 22-24 September. Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias & Markéta Ziková 2011. The Coda Mirror v2. Paper presented at the Réseau Phonologique Français (RPF), Tours 30 June-2 July. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2011. Portrait of a phonological cripple: what schwa can(not) do to preceding vowels in French and elsewhere. Paper presented at the International workshop on metrics, phonology and acquisition, University Paris 8, 27-28 June. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2011. PF and LF opacity: predictable and unpredictable, (non)concomitance. Paper presented at the Manchester Phonology Meeting, 19-21 May. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias, Markéta Ziková & Attila Starcevic 2011. Not all zeros are the same and not all alternating vowels are the same. Paper presented at FASL 20, Boston/MIT 13-15 May. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias & Markéta Ziková 2011. The Coda Mirror v2. Paper presented at Phonology in the 21st century. In honour of Gylne Piggott (MOT). Montréal 7-9 May. pdf  
  • Tobias Scheer 2011. Lenition of branching Onsets in the light of Sardinian metathesis and diachronic lenition en French. Paper presented at the 41st Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 41), Ottawa 5-7 May. Abstract .pdf  Powerpoint  .ppt
  • Caratini, Emilie, Tobias Scheer, Olivier Rizzolo & Markéta Ziková 2011. There are two kinds of syllabic consonants: (Germanic) left-branchers and (Slavic) right-branchers. Poster presented at OCP-8, Marrakech 19-22 January. pdf [poster]  

  • 2010
  • Brun-Trigaud, Guylaine & Tobias Scheer 2010. Lenition of branching Onsets: Celtic, Gorgia Toscana, Gallo-Romance (dialectal evidence from the ALF). Paper presented at Going Romance 24, Leiden 9-11 December. Abstract .pdf  Powerpoint  .ppt
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. Topics in Interface Theory. Paper presented at the Workshop on Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories (book-launch of my 2011 book), Leiden 8 December.   Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. Alternating vowels in Polish: lexical and epenthetic. Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages 8,5, Brno 25-27 November.   Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. Intermodular Argumentation. Paper presented at the 41st Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 23-26 September. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. What the initial CV is initial of. Paper presented at the 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting, 20-22 May. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. Representational and procedural sandhi killers: diagnostics, distribution, behaviour. Paper presented at the at the GP Round Table, Ljubljana 8-9 May. Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias 2010. Phonological traces of syntactic phases: PIC ŕ la carte? Paper presented at KWIGG, SWIGG, Konstanz 10 April. Handout  .pdf

  • 2009
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Who is afraid of crazy rules? Paper presented at Going Romance, 3-5 December, Nice. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2009. A unified account for the behaviour of Gallo-Romance glides in strong position. Paper presented at the Workshop on Linguistic Change in relation to Linguistic Theory at Going Romance, 3-5 December, Nice. Abstract .pdf  Handout  .pdf
  • Scheer, Tobias, Attila Starcevic & Markéta Ziková 2009. StudenAta. Paper presented at SinFonIJA 2, Sarajevo 24-26 September. Abstract .pdf (90 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (753 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Home-made Western Slavic vowel length. Paper presented at IWoBA, Opava 6-9 July. Abstract .pdf (64 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (279 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Modularity and translation in structuralist and generative phonology. Paper presented at the special session on the history of phonology of the 17th Manchester Phonology Meting, Manchester 28-30 May. Abstract .pdf (67 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (295 Kb)
  • Ben Si Saďd, Samir, Markéta Ziková & Tobias Scheer 2009. Association under control. Poster paper presented at the 17th Manchester Phonology Meting, Manchester 28-30 May. Abstract .pdf (55 Kb)  poster  .ppt (883 Kb)
  • Ziková, Markéta & Tobias Scheer 2009. Havlík vs. Lower: Slavic vowel-zero alternations and a unified phase theory. Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FASL 18), Cornell University Ithaka, 15-17 May. Abstract .pdf (104 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (197 Kb)
  • Ziková, Markéta & Tobias Scheer 2009. The Coda Mirror v2. Paper presented at the GP Round Table, Budapest 25 April. Abstract .pdf (20 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (265 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Phonology-internal vs. phonology-external reasons for anti-sandhi behaviour in Czech and elsewhere. Paper presented at the conference Czech in Formal Grammar (CFG), Brno 12-14 February. Handout  .pdf (198 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2009. Privativity in Grammar and in the Cognitive System. Paper presented at OCP 7, Edinburg 21-24 January. Handout  .pdf (238 Kb)

  • 2008
  • Brun-Trigaud, Guylaine & Tobias Scheer 2008. Lenition of Latin branching Onsets in Gallo-Romance (French, Occitan, Franco-Provencal). Paper presented at the conference Early European Languages in the Eyes of Modern Linguistics Brno, 28 September - 1 October. Abstract .pdf (12 Kb)  Handout  .ppt (6,2 Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2008. Intermodular Argumentation and the Word-Spell-Out-Mystery. Paper presented at the 39th Poznan Linguistic Meeting, Gniezno 11-14 September. Abstract .pdf (65 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (311 Kb)
  • Barillot, Xavier & Tobias Scheer 2008. Variable Shape Templates. Paper presented at the Workshop on Templates, Université Paris 8, 28 May. Abstract .pdf (10 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (197 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2008. Intermodular argumentation. Piece-driven phase and one single phonology. Paper presented at the 27th West Coast Conference of Formal Linguistics, Los Angeles (UCLA) 16-18 May. Abstract .pdf (19 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (288 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2008. Cluster licensing vs. segment licensing. Paper presented at the 5th GP Round Table, Nova Gorica 25-26 April. Abstract .pdf (10 Kb)  Handout  .doc (360 Kb)

  • 2007
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. Le corpus et la vérité. Paper presented at the ATILF seminar, Nancy 21 December. Abstract .pdf (20 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (260 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. How Semitic is Slavic? Initial clusters and syllabic consonants. Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages 7, Leipzig 30 November - 2 December. Abstract .pdf (111 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (308 Kb)
  • Chekayri, Abdellah & Tobias Scheer 2007. Constraints and representations: (how) labour is divided. Conference on Problems with surface-based generalizations, Université Paris 8, 8-9 October. Handout  .pdf (300 Kb)
  • Newell, Heather & Tobias Scheer 2007. Procedural First. Paper presented at the 38th Poznan Linguistic Meeting, Poznan 13-16 September. Abstract .pdf (33 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (410 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. Phase Impenetrability vs. multiple computational systems. Paper presented at the Sound Patterns of Syntax conference, Beer Sheva (Israel) 11-13 June. Abstract .pdf (10 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (227 Kb)
  • Ziková, Markéta & Tobias Scheer 2007. Why Czech case markers sometimes get lost. Paper presented at the 15th Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester 24-26 May. Abstract .pdf (120 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (392 Kb)
  • Caha, Pavel & Tobias Scheer 2007. The Syntax and phonology of Czech templatic morphology. Paper presented at FASL 16, Stony Brook 4-7 May. Abstract .pdf (150 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (385 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. (Direct) Interface without Big Brothers. Paper presented at the Second Student Conference on Formal Linguistics, Poznan 21-22 April. Abstract .pdf (74 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (187 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. Nezávislost úrovní a modularita. Paper presented at the jazykové sdruzení Brno, 15 March. Handout  .pdf (160 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. How syntax and morphology talk to phonology. Séminaire de l'UMR 7023 (Université Paris 8), 26 February. Abstract .pdf (16 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (216 Kb)
  • Ziková, Markéta & Tobias Scheer 2007. (Slavic) vowel-zero alternations and phase theory. Paper presented at OCP 4, Rhodes19-21 January. Abstract .pdf (120 Kb)  Handout  .pdf (330 Kb)  Poster  .pdf (160 Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2007. Architecture cognitive de la grammaire. Paper presented at the Ecole Doctorale 86, Nice 26 January.   Handout  .ppt (2,0Mb)
  • Scheer, Tobias & Guylaine Brun-Trigaud 2007. La lenition des attaques branchantes en francais et dans les dialectes de l'ALF. Paper presented at GalRom07 Diachronie du Gallo-Roman. Nice 15-16 January. Abstract .pdf (23Kb)  Handout  .ppt (4,3Mb)

  • 2006
  • Scheer, Tobias 2006. Le squelette, le double flottement et les noyaux vides. Paper presented at the conference Faire Signe - pour Pierre Encrevé. Paris 16-18 October. Abstract .pdf (11Kb)  Handout  .pdf (305Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2006. The balance of representation and computation in Interface. Paper presented at the 14th Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester 25-27 May. Abstract .pdf (73Kb)  Handout  .pdf (355Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2006. Distributional gaps in Slavic initial clusters are accidental. Paper presented at Formal Approaches to Slavic Languages 15, Toronto 12-14 May. Abstract .pdf (79Kb)  Handout  .pdf (546Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2006. Interface Dualism. Paper presented at the 37th Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 20-23 April, Poznan. Abstract .pdf (57Kb)  Handout  .pdf (243Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2006. What happens when sonorants branch on Nuclei. Paper presented at OCP 3, 17-19 January, Budapest. Abstract .pdf (79Kb)  Handout  .pdf (262Kb)

  • 2005
  • Scheer, Tobias 2005. Hierarchical structure in the subsegmental area: why and how. Paper presented at the conference Feature Geometry: from phonology to syntax, 3 December, Paris. Handout  .pdf (168Kb)
  • Kristó, László & Scheer, Tobias 2005. The beginning of the word in Slavic. Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages, 30 November - 2 December, Potsdam. Abstract .pdf (82Kb)  Handout  .pdf (208Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2005. When higher modules talk to phonology, they talk to empty Nuclei. Paper presented at the Sounds of Silence Conference, 19-22 October, Tilburg/ Pays-Bas. Abstract .pdf (76Kb)  Handout  .pdf (272Kb)
  • Encrevé, Pierre & Tobias Scheer 2005. L'association n'est pas automatique. Paper presented at the 7e colloque du GDR 1954 Phonologie, 2-4 June, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Scheer, Tobias 2005. Les Laryngales ennemies de l'Ablaut. Paper presented at the 7e colloque du GDR 1954 Phonologie, 2-4 June, Aix-en-Provence. Abstract .pdf (50Kb)  Handout  .pdf (101Kb)
  • Encrevé, Pierre & Tobias Scheer 2005. Association is not automatic. Paper presented at the 13th Manchester Phonology Meeting, 26-28 May 2005. Abstract .pdf (19Kb)  Handout  .pdf (69Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2005. We need a translator's office, but the buffer has to go: Direct Interface. Paper presented at the 36th Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 22-24 April 2005. Abstract .pdf (70Kb)  Handout  .pdf (194Kb)
  • Chekayri, Abdellah, Tobias Scheer 2005. Biliteral Approach to Weak Verbs in Arabic. Paper presented at the 19th Arabic Linguistics Symposium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1-3 April 2005. Abstract .pdf (117Kb)  Handout  .pdf (286Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2005. Portrait of a phonological cripple: schwa. Paper presented at OCP 2, Tromsř, 20-22 January 2005. Abstract .pdf (58Kb)  Handout  .pdf (155Kb)

  • 2004
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. Melodic representation – what is left after the 80s-90s battle? Paper presented at the Government Phonology- Dependency Phonology Workshop, 3 December 2004. Abstract .pdf (9Kb)  Handout  .pdf (136Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias & Abdellah Chekayri 2004.The Non-Appearance of Glides in the Hollow Verbs of Classical Arabic. Paper presented at the First conference on Arabic language and linguistics, Oxford, 30-31 July. Abstract .pdf (16Kb)  Handout  .pdf (131Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. Why parameters should be encoded in the software, rather than in the hardware. Paper presented at the 12th Manchester Phonology Meeting, 20-22 May 2004. Abstract .pdf (14Kb)  Handout  .pdf (95Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. Domains in phonology: why phonologists believe they exist, how they represent them and what they are good for. Paper presented at JEL4, Nantes 5-7 May 2004. Handout  .pdf (109Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. A better solution for extrasyllabicity than extrasyllabicity. Paper presented at GLOW 27, Thessaloniki 19-21 April 2004. Abstract .pdf (16Kb)  Handout  .pdf (110Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2004. The life of yers in Slavic and elsewhere: an argument for empty Nuclei. Paper presented at Formal Approaches to Slavic Languages 13, Columbia/ South Carolina 27-29 February 2004. Abstract .pdf (95Kb)  Handout  .pdf (239Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2004. Epenthčse consonantique et groupes Obstruante + Liquide en gallo-roman. Paper presented at DIACHRO II, Paris 15-17 January 2004. Abstract .pdf (57Kb)  Handout  .pdf (241Kb)

  • 2003
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. Privative melodic representations and structuralist thinking: Licensing Constraints. Paper presented at the Journées du PFC, Paris 11-13 December 2003. Handout  .pdf (477Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. Syllabic and trapped consonants in Slavic: different but still the same. Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages 5, Leipzig 26-28 November 2003. Abstract .pdf (69Kb)  Handout  .pdf (237Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2003. A look at the Gallo-Romance trouble with muta cum liquida through the positional prism. Paper presented at Going Romance, Nijmegen 21-23 November 2003. Abstract .pdf (80Kb)  Handout  .pdf (238Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. O samohláskové délce pr'i derivaci v c'eštine'. Paper presented at the Šlapanická konference 03, C'eština - univerzália a specifika, Brno/ Czech Republic 11-13 November 2003. Abstract (in English) .pdf (126Kb)  Handout (in Czech)  .pdf (195Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. Structure is a sovereign referee: the Coda Mirror. Paper presented at the CASTL kick-off conference, Tromsř 2-4 October 2003. Abstract .pdf (21Kb)  Handout  .pdf (101Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. A better solution for extrasyllabicity than extrasyllabicity. Paper presented at the 17th International Congress of Linguists, Prague 24-29 July 2003. Abstract .pdf (13Kb)  Handout  .pdf (143Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. Structure and Process: Computation is not King. Paper presented at the conference From representations to constraints and from constraints to representations, Toulouse 9-11 July 2003. Abstract .pdf (11Kb)  Handout  .pdf (52Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. Syllabic and trapped consonants (in Slavic): different but still the same. Paper presented au 5e Colloque du GDR 1954, 2-4 June 2003, Montpellier. Abstract .pdf (69Kb)  Handout  .pdf (240Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. What sonorants do in positional plight. Paper presented at the 11th Manchester Phonology Meeting, 22-24 May 2003, Manchester. Abstract .pdf (52Kb)  Handout  .pdf (138Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 2003. Good, evil, their balance and what they tell us about language. Paper presented at the 34th Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 1-3 May 2003, Poznan/ Poland. Abstract .pdf (13Kb)  Handout  .pdf (69Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2003. Neo-behaviourist raids on Phonology where "neo" means schizophrenic. Paper presented at the Graduiertenkolleg Leipzig, 9 April 2003. Abstract .pdf (19Kb)  Handout  .pdf (37Kb)

  • 2002
  • Scheer, Tobias 2002. What final empty Nuclei are good for. Paper presented at the 9th Phonology Meeting, 1-4 November 2002, Vienna. Abstract .pdf (17Kb)  Handout  .pdf (102Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2002. Where? In closed syllables and in open syllables if the following vowel alternates with zero. Paper presented at the 4th Colloque du GDR 1954 "Phonologie", 6-8 June 2002, Grenoble. Abstract .pdf (14Kb)  Handout .pdf (175Kb)  Article (called "How yers made Lightner...", cf. above) .pdf (430Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias & Péter Szigetvári 2002. Unified representations for the syllable and stress. Paper presented at the 10th Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester 23-25 May 2002.  Abstract .pdf (11Kb)  Handout .pdf (47Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2002. There is no extrasyllabicity. Poster presented at the 10th Manchester Phonology Meeting, 23-25 mai 2002.  Abstract .pdf (43Kb)  Poster .pdf (103Kb)

  • 2001
  • Scheer, Tobias 2001. The key to Czech vowel length (Arabic rule in Middle Europe). Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages 4, Potsdam 28-30 November 2001.
    Abstract .pdf (11Kb)
    Handout .pdf (248Kb)
    Appendix to this handout (data-collection) .pdf (273Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias & Philippe Ségéral 2001. Fake Palatalizations. Paper presented at the 33rd Poznan; Linguistic Meeting, 27-29 April 2001.  Handout .pdf (225Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2001. A representational theory of morphological information in phonology. Paper presented at Generative Linguistics in Poland 3, Warsaw 7-8 April 2001.  Handout .pdf (439Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2001. How minimal is diachronic change? Paper presented at the Réunions Parisiennes du GDR 1954 "Phonologie", Paris 5 February 2001.  Handout .pdf (230Kb)

  • 2000
  • Scheer, Tobias 2000. On some consequences of dephoneticized Phonology. Paper presented at the Workshop on the Skeleton, Budapest 29-30 May 2000.  Handout .pdf (77Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2000. Why Moroccan Arabic tolerates anything word-initially, but Slavic does not. Paper presented at the 8th Manchester Phonology Meeting, 18-20 mai 2000.  Abstract .pdf (15Kb)  Handout .pdf (48Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2000. *Trwer (trouer) - une illustration de *TRø? A propos de la généralisation "un groupe Obstruante-Liquide ne souffre pas l'absence de la voyelle à sa droite". Paper presented at the Réunions Parisiennes du GDR 1954 "Phonologie", Paris 10 January 2000.  Abstract .pdf (6Kb)  Handout .pdf (27Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 2000. Templatic activity in Czech and Slovak. Paper presented at the 2nd Colloque du GDR 1954 "Phonologie", Bordeaux 9-11 June 2000.  Abstract .pdf (17Kb). For the handout, cf. the Leipzig Conference 1999.

  • 1999
  • Scheer, Tobias 1999. Templatic Structure in Czech and Slovak. Paper presented at Formal Description of Slavic Languages 3, Leipzig 1-3 December 1999.  Abstract .pdf (23Kb)  Handout .pdf (90Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1999. Cologne German velarisation and virtual geminates. Paper presented at the 34th Linguistischen Kolloquium, Germersheim 7-10 Sptember 1999.  Abstract .pdf (19Kb)  Handout .pdf (81Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1999. Is the Coda Mirror a phonological object? Paper presented at the First Annual Meeting of the GDR 1954 "Phonologie" on Lenition and Fortition, Nice 24-25 June 1999.  Abstract .pdf (8Kb)  Handout .pdf (37Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1999. The Strong Position - Statement of the Problem. Introduction to the First Annual Meeting of the GDR 1954 "Phonologie" on Lenition and Fortition, Nice 24-25 June 1999.  Handout .pdf (20Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1999. Full interpretability : evidence from Virtual Geminates. Paper presented at the 32nd Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 30 April - 2 May 1999.  Abstract .pdf (33Kb)  Handout .pdf (45Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1999. Schwa français : pourquoi rien ne chute en début de mot. Paper presented at CONSCILA, Paris 19th January 1999.  Handout .pdf (42Kb)

  • 1998
  • Scheer, Tobias & Philippe Ségéral 1998. The Coda Mirror. Paper presented at Current Trends in Phonology II, Royaumont 22-24 June 1998.  Abstract .pdf (7Kb)
  • Chekayri, Abdellah & Tobias Scheer 1998. The Appearance of Glides in Classical Arabic Defective Verbs. Paper presented at the 4th Conference on Afroasiatic Languages, London 25-27 June 1998.  Handout .pdf (37Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1998. The identity of #__ and C.__. Paper presented at the 31st Poznan Linguistic Meeting, 1-3 May 1998.
  • Scheer, Tobias 1998. Vowel - zero alternations in Czech prefixes. Paper presented at CLITE 1, Szeged 19-21 April 1998.  Abstract .pdf (22Kb)  Handout .pdf (144Kb)

  • 1997
  • Scheer, Tobias 1997. Governing Domains are Head-Final. Paper presented at the Government Phonology Workshop, Novi Sad, 6-8 December 1997.
  • Scheer, Tobias 1997. Aspects gabaritiques du tchèque : les préfixes à finale vocalique. Paper presented at the Troisième Rencontre de Jeunes Linguistes, Dunkerque 16-17 May 1997.
  • Scheer, Tobias & Philippe Ségéral 1997. Apophonic theory and Cushitic languages. Paper presented at GLOW, Rabat 19-21 March 1997.  Handout .pdf (80Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1997. Internal structure of consonants. Paper presented at Generative Grammatik des Südens (GGS), Vienna 8-11 May 1997.
  • Scheer, Tobias 1997. Spirantisation and its implications for the internal structure of consonants. Paper presented at HILP 3, Amsterdam 9-11 January 1997.  Handout .pdf (201Kb)

  • 1996
  • Scheer, Tobias 1996. A theory of consonantal interaction. Paper presented at the Eighth International Phonology Meeting, Vienna 1-3 November 1996.  Abstract .pdf (9Kb)
  • Lowenstamm, Jean & Tobias Scheer 1996. In Hamburg bin ich über einen spitzen Stein gestolpert. Paper presented at the Government Phonology Workshop, Eighth International Phonology-Meeting, Vienna 1-3 November 1996.  Handout .pdf (166Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1996. Ablaut's nasty neighbour : Laryngeals. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Klagenfurt 4-8 September 1996.  Abstract .pdf (17Kb)  Handout .pdf (43Kb)
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1996. Modern German and Old English strong verbs : two ways of running apophony. Paper presented at Generative Grammatik des Südens, Berlin 17-19 May 1996.  Handout .pdf (706Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1996. Why Phonology needs a theory of direct consonantal interaction. Paper presented at Certamen Phonologicum III, Cortona/ Italy, 12-14 April 1996.  Handout .pdf (237Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1996. De la spirantisation et ses implications pour la structure interne des consonnes. Paper presented at the Deuxième rencontre de jeunes linguistes, Dunkerque 15-16 March 1996.  Handout .pdf (218Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias & Philippe Ségéral 1996. Nichtaffixale Flexion : eine allgemeine Theorie der Apophonie (Deutsch, Altarabisch, Berber, Ge'ez). Paper presented at the 18th Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, Freiburg, 28th February - 1st March1996.   Handout .pdf (931Kb)

  • 1995
  • Ségéral, Philippe & Tobias Scheer 1995. Apophony and nominal gender polarity in Iraqw. Paper presented at the 25th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics, Leiden 28-30 August 1995.  Handout .pdf (273Kb)
  • Scheer, Tobias 1995. Internal structure of consonants and why affricates exist. Paper presented at Langues et Grammaire II, 8-10 June 1995, Université Paris 8.  Handout .pdf (280Kb)

  • 1994
  • Scheer, Tobias & Philippe Ségéral 1994. L'apophonie des verbes "forts" en allemand moderne. Paper presented at Langues et Grammaire I, 23-25 June 1994, Université Paris 8.
  • Chekayri, Abdellah & Tobias Scheer 1994. La provenance apophonique des semi-voyelles dans les verbes creux et défectueux en Arabe Classique. Paper presented at the First Conference on Chamito Semitic Languages, Nice 16-18 June 1994.
  • Scheer, Tobias 1994. The status of Consonant Clusters blocking Proper Government : a revised model of Government. Paper presented at the Workshop on Government Phonology, 4-5 April 1994, Vienna.