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Full Title: Prosody of Slavic Languages

Short Title: ProSlav
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Start Date: 20-May-2014 - 23-May-2014
Contact: Zofia Malisz
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.speechprosody2014.org/
Meeting Description: Prosody of Slavic Languages at Speech Prosody 2014 in Dublin

A considerable number of phonetic and phonological phenomena in Slavic languages interact with prosody. The special session is going to address these issues in one of its leading themes, namely, the interaction of segments and prosody. Further themes of the special session regard the ongoing debates regarding Slavic stress systems and acoustic correlates of stress and prominence.

Invited Speakers:

Štefan Beňuš, Constantine the Philosopher University, Nitra and Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava
Jaye Padgett, University of California Santa Cruz
Tamara Rathcke, University of Kent

Workshop Convenors:

Zofia Malisz (Bielefeld University)
Marzena Żygis (Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS) & Humboldt University, Berlin)
Linguistic Subfield: Phonology; Phonetics
Subject Language Family: Slavic Subgroup
LL Issue: 25.499

This is a session of the following meeting:
Speech Prosody

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