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LINGUIST List 21.1587

Thu Apr 01 2010

Confs: Language Acquisition, Phonology/Spain

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        1.    Pilar Prieto, Workshop on Prosodic Development

Message 1: Workshop on Prosodic Development
Date: 31-Mar-2010
From: Pilar Prieto <pilar.prietoupf.edu>
Subject: Workshop on Prosodic Development
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Workshop on Prosodic Development
Short Title: WPD

Date: 16-Apr-2010 - 16-Apr-2010
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Pilar Prieto
Contact Email: pilar.prietoupf.edu
Meeting URL: http://prosodia.upf.edu/activitats/prosodicdevelopment/home/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Phonology

Meeting Description:

The main goal of this one-day workshop is to discuss different aspects of the
children's prosodic development in different languages. Discussions will address
specific questions regarding the influence of language-specific distributional
and frequency properties on language development and also the influence of
general production and perception constraints. One of the goals will be to try
to bridge the gap between perception and production studies in prosodic
development.

9:00-9:30
Welcome - Reception

9:30-10:15
On the Perception of Word Stress and Intonation by 14- and 24-month-old Dutch
Children, Paula Fikkert & Aoju Chen (Radboud University & Max Planck Institute)

10:15-11:00
Stress Pattern Preference in Spanish-learning Infants: the Importance of
Syllable Weight, Ferran Pons & Laura Bosch (Universitat de Barcelona)

11:00-11:30
Coffee break

11:30-12:15
Prosodic Structure in Early Child Speech: Evidence from Intonation, Tempo, and
Coda Production, Sónia Frota (University of Lisbon)

12:15-13:00
How do German-Spanish Bilingual Children Ask Questions in their Two Languages?,
Conxita Lleo & Martin Rakow (Hamburg University)

13:00-14:30
Lunch

14:30-15:15
Variation in Intonational Marking of Topic and Focus in Children, Aoju Chen (Max
Planck Institute)


15:15-15:45
Speech Rhythm as Durational Marking of Prosodic Heads and Edges, Pilar Prieto &
Maria del Mar Vanrell (ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

15:45-16:15
Phonological Factors in Rhythmic Development: A Cross-linguistic Study, Brechtje
Post (Cambridge University)

16:15-16:45
Early Acquisition of Word-level Prosody, Lluïsa Astruc (The Open University -
Cambridge University)

16:45-17:15
Early Intonational Development in Catalan and Spanish, Maria del Mar Vanrell &
Pilar Prieto (Universitat Pompeu Fabra & ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

17:15-17:45
The Production of Prosody: Acquisition at the Phonetics-phonology Interface,
Elinor Payne (University of Oxford)

17:45-18:15
Coffee break

18:15-19:00
Rhythm Cues and Language Discrimination in Infancy: a Review, Laura Bosch
(Universitat de Barcelona)
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