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LINGUIST List 19.759

Fri Mar 07 2008

Calls: General Ling/UK; Lang Acquisition,Phonetics,Neuroling/Portogal

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        1.    Patrick Honeybone, Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2008 Meeting
        2.    Sónia Frota, Third TIE Conference on Tone and Intonation


Message 1: Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2008 Meeting
Date: 06-Mar-2008
From: Patrick Honeybone <patrick.honeyboneed.ac.uk>
Subject: Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2008 Meeting
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Full Title: Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2008 Meeting
Short Title: LAGB 2008

Date: 10-Sep-2008 - 13-Sep-2008
Location: University of Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Bob Borsley
Web Site: http://www.essex.ac.uk/LAGB2008

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 04-Apr-2008

Meeting Description:

The 2008 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain will be held at the University of Essex, from 10th to 13th September. The local organisers will be Sonja Eisenbeiss, Nancy Kula, and Bob Borsley. The Meeting will last four days and will feature several special events, including invited talks by Paul Kiparsky and Bernard Comrie, an invited workshop entitled 'New perspectives on the phonological cycle' and a special themed session with the title 'Language Contact'.

http://www.essex.ac.uk/LAGB2008 (this conference URL will be functioning soon).

Second call for Papers

The first circular for the 2008 LAGB Meeting, including full details for abstract submission, is available for download from this address:

http://www.lagb.org.uk/meetings.htm

Special events at the 2008 LAGB meeting:

1. The Henry Sweet Lecture 2008 will be delivered by Professor Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University) on the evening of 10th September, title to be confirmed.

2. The Linguistics Association Lecture 2008 will be delivered by Professor Bernard Comrie (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) on 13th September, with the title 'Exploiting WALS: New Developments in Areal Typology'.

3. There will also be a Workshop entitled 'New perspectives on the phonological cycle' related to Paul Kiparsky's Henry Sweet Lecture, on the afternoon of 10th August, featuring talks by Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero (Manchester), Geert Booij (Leiden), and Sarah Collie (Edinburgh).

4. There will also be a special themed session on 13th September, related to Bernard Comrie's Linguistics Association Lecture, with the title 'Language Contact', for which abstracts are now invited. These should be submitted in the same way as abstracts for the general sessions, but should be clearly marked that they are intended for the special session. We welcome abstracts for this session which connect with the topic of Language Contact in any way.

5. There will be a Language Tutorial on Archi, given by Marina Chumakina, Dunstan Brown and Greville Corbett (University of Surrey).

6. There will be a session organised by the LAGB's Education Committee with the title ''Foreign languages: changes at school (and university?). How changes in primary and secondary education will affect future undergraduates, and how universities can help.'' Speakers will include Ros Mitchell (Southampton) and Paul Rowlett (Salford). Further details will soon be made available on this website: www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/dick/ec/ecsessions.htm.



Message 2: Third TIE Conference on Tone and Intonation
Date: 04-Mar-2008
From: Sónia Frota <sonia.frotamail.telepac.pt>
Subject: Third TIE Conference on Tone and Intonation
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Full Title: Third TIE Conference on Tone and Intonation
Short Title: TIE3

Date: 15-Sep-2008 - 17-Sep-2008
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Contact Person: Sónia Frota
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.fl.ul.pt/LaboratorioFonetica/TIE3/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2008

Meeting Description:

The Third TIE Conference on Tone and Intonation continues the TIE series of
scientific meetings on the topic of tone and intonation within the
tradition established by the ESF TIE Network (http://www.let.kun.nl/tie/).
TIE3 will be hosted by Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Letras. The
Conference will take place at Anfiteatro 3 (Faculdade de Letras, Main
Building). The invited speakers are Aoju Chen, Larry Hyman, Bob Ladd, Aditi
Lahiri, Lisa Selkirk and Marc Swerts.

TIE3 is a scientific event promoted within the Network Forms and Functions
of Prosodic Structure, with the support of Laboratório de Fonética da FLUL,
and organized by Sónia Frota (Laboratório de Fonética & Onset-CEL, FLUL),
Pilar Prieto (ICREA and UAB), and Gorka Elordieta (Euskal Herriko
Unibertsitatea).

Call for Papers

Invited Speakers (confirmed):
Aoju Chen, Larry Hyman, Bob Ladd, Aditi Lahiri, Lisa Selkirk, Marc Swerts

It is envisaged that the conference will cover a wide range of topics, which include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Typology of tone systems and of intonation
- The interaction between intonation and lexical tone
- The interaction between segments and tone or intonation
- Tonogenesis and other issues in the history of tonal systems
- The interaction of tone and intonation with information structure
- Intonation, prosodic phrasing, and syntax
- Experimental phonetic studies of tone and intonation
- Psycholinguistic studies of tone and intonation
- Acquisition of tone and intonation
- Neuro-processing of prosody

Abstract submissions for both oral paper presentations (25 minutes plus 10 minutes for discussion) and posters are welcome. Abstracts should be written in English and not exceed one page for text plus one page for references and/or figures, 12pt. The author's name, address, e-mail and affiliation should be given in a separate page. Submissions should be sent electronically (Word or PDF format; PDF is required if the abstract contains special fonts/symbols) to sonia.frotamail.telepac.pt .

Important Dates:
April 1, deadline for receipt of abstracts
May 31, notification of acceptance
June 16, program announcement

TIE3 is a scientific event promoted within the Network Forms and Functions of Prosodic Structure (http://www.let.ru.nl/gep/intproj/), with the support of Laboratório de Fonética da FLUL.

Organizers: Sónia Frota (Laboratório de Fonética & Onset-CEL, FLUL), Pilar Prieto (ICREA and UAB), Gorka Elordieta (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea).

Email address for enquiries: sonia.frotamail.telepac.pt
Homepage: http://www.fl.ul.pt/LaboratorioFonetica/TIE3/





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