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Full Title: UD Workshop on Stress and Accent

Location: Newark, DE, USA
Start Date: 29-Nov-2012 - 01-Dec-2012
Contact: Jeffrey Heinz
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Workshop on Stress and Accent
University of Delaware
November 29 - December 1, 2012

The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers and scholars interested in the nature of stress and accent in the world’s languages.

Invited Speakers:

Elan Dresher (University of Toronto)
Rob Goedemans (Leiden University)
Matt Gordon (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Harry van der Hulst (University of Connecticut)
Brett Hyde (Washington University)
Gaja Jarosz (Yale University)
Anthi Revythiadou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
Irene Vogel (University of Delaware)
Kie Zuraw (University of California, Los Angeles)

This workshop is a follow-up conference to the workshops on Stress and Accent in 2010 and 2011 at the University of Connecticut, and is supported by grant no. 1123692 from the National Science Foundation.
Linguistic Subfield: Phonology; Typology
LL Issue: 23.4382

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