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LINGUIST List 18.1583

Thu May 24 2007

Calls: Socioling/Austria; General Ling/Brazil

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Meryem Sen, Identity, Authenticity, Locality, Urbanity and Speech Community
        2.    Plinio Barbosa, Fourth Conference on Speech Prosody

Message 1: Identity, Authenticity, Locality, Urbanity and Speech Community
Date: 24-May-2007
From: Meryem Sen <meryem.senisbank.net.tr>
Subject: Identity, Authenticity, Locality, Urbanity and Speech Community

Full Title: Identity, Authenticity, Locality, Urbanity and Speech Community
Short Title: IALUSP

Date: 06-Dec-2007 - 09-Dec-2007
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact Person: Meryem Sen
Meeting Email: meryem.senisbank.net.tr
Web Site: http://www.inst.at/kctos/sektionen_n-s/sen_karabag.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 25-Jul-2009

Meeting Description

The workshop 'Identity, Authenticity, Locality, Urbanity and Speech Community: A
New Sociolinguistic Perspective' will be held at the upcoming INST- conference
on the theme 'Knowledge, Creativity and Transformations of Societies (KCTOS)'
in Vienna, 6th-9th December 2007.
The workshop aims to discuss the effect of globalization on the perception of
identity, authenticity, urban and local transformations and speech community in
the context of sociolinguistics.

This is the second and the final call for sending your abstracts.
Send abstracts (300-400 words, attached to your mail) to
Meeting URL: http://www.inst.at/kctos/sektionen_n-s/sen_karabag.htm
Deadline: July 25th, 2007.

Papers of quantitative and qualitative perspectives with the related issue are
Message 2: Fourth Conference on Speech Prosody
Date: 24-May-2007
From: Plinio Barbosa <plinioiel.unicamp.br>
Subject: Fourth Conference on Speech Prosody

Full Title: Fourth Conference on Speech Prosody
Short Title: Speech Prosody 2008

Date: 06-May-2008 - 09-May-2008
Location: Campinas, Brazil
Contact Person: Plinio Barbosa
Meeting Email: sp2008_scientiel.unicamp.br
Web Site: http://www.sp2008.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Sep-2007

Meeting Description

Speech Prosody 2008 will be the fourth conference of a series of international
events of the Special Interest Groups on Speech Prosody (an ISCA group),
starting by the one held in Aix-en Provence, France, in 2002. The conferences in
Nara, Japan (2004), and in Dresden, Germany (2006) followed the proposal of
biennial meetings, and now is the time of changing place (and hemisphere!). It
is a great pleasure for our labs to host the Fourth International Conference on
Speech Prosody in Campinas, Brazil, the second major city of the State of São

First Call for Papers

Speech Prosody 2008, Campinas, Brazil
May 6-9, 2008

It is worth highlighting that prosody covers a multidisciplinary area of
research involving scientists from very different backgrounds and traditions,
including linguistics and phonetics, conversation analysis, semantics and
pragmatics, sociolinguistics, acoustics, speech synthesis and recognition,
cognitive psychology, neuroscience, speech therapy, language teaching, and
related fields.
We invite all participants to contribute with papers presenting original
research from all areas of speech prosody, especially, but nor limited to the
scientific topics listed below. Complete, 4-page original contributions should
be sent until the end of September 2007 to the following e-mail address in PDF
format: sp2008_scientiel.unicamp.br, according to the preparation instructions
found in the event web site: http://www.sp2008.org.

Scientific Topics

1. Physiology of Prosody Production
2. Prosody and the Brain
3. Long-Term Voice Quality Analysis and Modelling
4. Tone and Accent (Analysis and Modelling)
5. Intonation (Analysis and Modelling)
6. Rhythm and Tempo (Analysis and Modeling)
7. Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics and Prosody
8. Phonology and Phonetics of Prosody
9. Cross-linguistic Studies of Prosody
10. Prosodic Variability
11. Prosody in Discourse, Dialogue and Spontaneous Speech
12. Prosody of Expressive Speech
13. Perception of Prosody
14. Prosody in Speech Synthesis
15. Prosody in Speech Recognition and Understanding
16. Prosody in Language Learning and Acquisition
17. Pathology of Prosody and Aids for the Impaired
18. Prosody Annotation in Speech Corpora
19. Design and Conctruction of Prosody Corpora
20. Other (please specify)

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission deadline: September 30, 2007
Notification of Acceptance: November 30, 2007
Early Registration: December 20, 2007
Conference: May 6-9, 2008

Organising Institutions

Speech Prosody Studies Group, IEL/Unicamp
Lab. de Fonética, FALE/UFMG
Lab. Fonética/UFRJ

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