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LINGUIST List 23.709

Sat Feb 11 2012

Calls: Phonetics, Phonology/China

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        1.     Jeroen van de Weijer , 2nd International Phonetics & Phonology Conference Shanghai

Message 1: 2nd International Phonetics & Phonology Conference Shanghai
Date: 10-Feb-2012
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <jeroen.van.de.weijergmail.com>
Subject: 2nd International Phonetics & Phonology Conference Shanghai
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Full Title: 2nd International Phonetics & Phonology Conference Shanghai

Date: 20-Apr-2012 - 22-Apr-2012
Location: Shanghai, China
Contact Person: Jeroen van de Weijer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

The College of English Language and Literature at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) will host an International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics from April 20-22, 2012 (Friday-Sunday). This will be the second Phonetics and Phonology Conference to be held in Shanghai, China. There will be a main session and eight workshops.

The general conference theme is 'Loanword Phonology and Transfer', but panel discussions will focus on a variety of topics:

Panels (workshops):

1. General phonology and phonetics
2. Loanword phonology
3. Pronunciation teaching in EFL and transfer in L2-acquisition
4. Phonology and phonetics of languages spoken in China
5. The description and analysis of Shanghainese (not limited to phonology and phonetics)
6. Interface studies (phonology/morphology, phonology/semantics, etc.)
7. Tone and intonation
8. Phonetics and phonology in stylistics and pragmatics
(Panels will be merged if there are fewer than 10 participants)

Invited Speakers (all confirmed):

Prof. Toni Borowsky (University of Sidney)
Prof. Daniel Hirst (Université de Provence/CNRS, Tongji University)
Prof. Norval Smith (University of Amsterdam)
Prof. Chen Zhongmin (Fudan University)
Prof. Li Bing (Nankai University)
Prof. Ma Qiuwu (Tongji University)
Prof. Wang Hongjun (Beijing University)

The working language of the conference will be English. The conference fee will be 700 RMB (non-SISU postgraduates: half price; SISU graduates: free). In addition, participants will pay for their own travelling fares and accommodation. SISU will make available a list of bookable hotels and other accommodation during the conference.

Final Call for Papers:

Call deadline: March 1, 2012

Abstracts for papers (200-300 words, including title, name, institution and key words) and registration forms should reach us by email before March 1, 2012. Please indicate clearly which panel your paper is intended for. After the conference, a small number of papers presented at the conference on the theme of loanword/interlanguage phonology will be invited for publication (apart from the abstracts booklet, there will be no conference publication).

Please send the following information by email to engdeptshisu.edu.cn before March 1, 2012:

Title of presentation:
Address, including postal code:
Mobile number:
Panel choice (number/name):

College of English Language and Literature
Shanghai International Studies University
Organizing Committee for International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics
200083, Shanghai, China

Contact person: (Mr.) Wan Xiaolei 万小磊
Email: engdeptshisu.edu.cn
Tel.: 86021- 35372433, 86021- 67701355
Fax: 86021- 55395556

Please ensure the accuracy of your information so any announcements and/or letter of invitation can reach you on time.

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