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LINGUIST List 21.4525

Thu Nov 11 2010

Confs: Phonology, Japanese/Japan

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>


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        1.     Manami Hirayama , International Symposium on Accent and Tone 2010

Message 1: International Symposium on Accent and Tone 2010
Date: 10-Nov-2010
From: Manami Hirayama <manahiragmail.com>
Subject: International Symposium on Accent and Tone 2010
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International Symposium on Accent and Tone 2010
Short Title: ISAT 2010

Date: 19-Dec-2010 - 20-Dec-2010
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact: Manami Hirayama
Contact Email: phonologyninjal.ac.jp
Meeting URL: http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/phonology/isat/home

Linguistic Field(s): Phonology

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Meeting Description:

Japanese dialects, many of which are currently endangered, display a wide
variety of accent systems. ISAT (International Symposium on Accent and
Tone) is a forum for descriptive and theoretical research on these accent
systems in comparison with those of accent and tone languages all over the
world. ISAT is financially supported by a collaborative research grant from the
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL), titled
'Phonological Characteristics of the Japanese Lexicon'.

ISAT will be held once a year, addressing certain themes each year. The main
themes of ISAT 2010 are:

(1) Typology of prosodic systems
(2) Prosodic systems of endangered languages and dialects
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