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Full Title: International Workshop on Cross-Language Speech Perception

Location: Braga, Portugal
Start Date: 30-Jan-2014 - 31-Jan-2014
Contact: Andreia Rauber
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://cehum.ilch.uminho.pt/percepworkshop
Meeting Description: The International Workshop on Cross-Language Speech Perception aims at gathering researchers and professors to debate issues concerning (1) the perception of non-native language sounds, and (2) the effect of pronunciation teaching/training on the perception and production of non-native sounds.

Keynote Speakers:

Ocke-Schwen Bohn (University of Aarhus)
Denise C. Kluge (Federal University of Paraná)
Márcia C. Zimmer (Ritter dos Reis University Center)

Organizing Committee:

Anabela Rato (University of Minho, Chair)
Andreia Rauber (Appen Butler Hill)
Isabel Ermida (University of Minho)

Scientific Committee:

Andreia S. Rauber (Appen Butler Hill, Chair)
Denise C. Kluge (Federal University of Paraná)
Denize Nobre-Oliveira (Federal Institute of Technology of Santa Catarina)
Ellen Simon (Ghent University)
Izabel C. Seara (Federal University of Santa Catarina)
Juli Cebrian (Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona)
Magdalena Wrembel (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Mara Reis (Federal University of Santa Catarina)
Márcia C. Zimmer (Ritter dos Reis University Center)
Ricardo A. H. Bion (Stanford University)
Rosane Silveira (Federal University of Santa Catarina)
Ubiratã Alves (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul)
Linguistic Subfield: Phonetics; Applied Linguistics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics
LL Issue: 24.4952

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