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LINGUIST List 20.2680

Tue Aug 04 2009

Calls: Historical Ling, Phonetics, Phonology, Typology/Spain

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        1.    Maria-Josep Solé, Workshop on Sound Change

Message 1: Workshop on Sound Change
Date: 03-Aug-2009
From: Maria-Josep Solé <mariajosep.soleuab.cat>
Subject: Workshop on Sound Change
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Full Title: Workshop on Sound Change
Short Title: WSC

Date: 22-Oct-2010 - 23-Oct-2010
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: Maria-Josep Solé
Meeting Email: mariajosep.soleuab.cat

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and the Institut d'Estudis Catalans
(IEC) will be hosting a workshop on 'Sound Change' in October 2010. The workshop
will take place in the Casa de la Convalescencia, in downtown Barcelona.

The goal of the workshop is to examine current approaches to sound change from a
variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives, with an emphasis on the
initiation of sound change. Dialectal and social phonetic variation, the role of
perceptual and articulatory factors, analysis techniques, models of
phonologisation, articulatory modeling, as well as typological patterns of
change will be considered.

This workshop is intended as a meeting point for exchanging ideas and sharing
analytical techniques, as well as for stimulating discussion and collaborative
efforts. The workshop will consist of plenary talks, invited talks, discussion
sessions and a poster session.

The workshop is organised by Maria-Josep Solé and Daniel Recasens as part of the
activities of the research group in Experimental Phonetics (SGR, Generalitat de
Catalunya).

Call for Papers:

Any papers on research examining processes of sound change from an empirical
perspective are invited for poster presentation.

Submission deadline: February 15, 2010

Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2010

All information regarding submission, program etc. will be available through the
workshop website in October 2009.
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