LINGUIST List 12.1476

Sun Jun 3 2001

Qs: Stress/Hindi & Urdu, Socioling Associations

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  1. Lars-Sarah Dyrud, Stress in Hindi and Urdu
  2. seanb, Sociolinguistics institutes

Message 1: Stress in Hindi and Urdu

Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2001 14:52:00 -0400
From: Lars-Sarah Dyrud <>
Subject: Stress in Hindi and Urdu

I'm interested in prosodic features like stress, accent, and 
intonation in both Hindi and Urdu. I'm particularly 
interested in the correlates of stress for Hindi-Urdu. I'm 
familiar with recent work by Manjari Ohala, Bruce Hayes, 
Pramod Kumar Pandey, Rami Nair, Sarmad Hussain (Urdu), 
Rebecca Damron (Urdu), and James Harnsberger (Hindi 
intonation). Does anyone know of any other recent sources 
that might be helpful? Or, if anyone else is currently 
doing work relating to these topics in Hindi-Urdu, I'd love
to hear about it.
Lars Dyrud

Graduate Student in Linguistics
University of North Dakota
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Message 2: Sociolinguistics institutes

Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2001 17:20:22 +0200
From: seanb <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics institutes

Dear colleagues
I am compiling a list of professional associations world-wide 
dedicated to Sociolinguistics. This list is to be available as an 
entry in the forthcoming Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics 
(Elsevier/Pergamon). Sociolinguistics is to be construed broadly as 
including not just language variation (including dialectology) and 
culture, but language planning, contact, issues of power etc. 

Some of the better known associations include NWAV(E), SS 
(Sociolinguistics Symposium of Great Britain), American Dialect 
Society, SPCL (Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics) etc. I would 
be grateful if colleagues could provide me with the ff information 
(or pass on e-mails of people I should contact):
Name of association
Current president/leader
Details of meetings
Journal or newsletter

I will make the final list available to the Linguist List.

Please reply to the following address:

With thanks

Prof Rajend Mesthrie

Dept. of Linguistics
University of Cape Town
Private Bag
Rondebosch 7700
South Africa
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