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LINGUIST List 24.2121

Mon May 20 2013

Calls: Phonetics, Phonology, Typology, Psycholing, Lang Acquisition/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-May-2013
From: Carlos Gussenhoven <c.gussenhovenlet.ru.nl>
Subject: 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages
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Full Title: 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages
Short Title: TAL2014

Date: 13-May-2014 - 16-May-2014
Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands
Contact Person: Carlos Gussenhoven
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.tal2014.org

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2014

Meeting Description:

The 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages (TAL2014) will be held at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands on 13-16 May 2014. It is organized by Leiden University, the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen and Radboud University Nijmegen in the week before the seventh International Speech Prosody Conference, which is to be held in Dublin (Ireland), 21-26 May 2014.

The symposium continues the tradition of the previous three, Beijing 2004, La Rochelle (France) 2006 and Nanjing 2012, in aiming to present state-of-the-art research on the typological, phonetic, phonological, psycholinguistic, acquisitional and technological aspects of tonal contrasts. This plenary symposium will have five sections, to be held on 14, 15 and 16 May, each of which is introduced by a keynote speaker. In the afternoon of 13 May, there will be an advanced speech analysis tutorial conducted by Paul Boersma.

Section 1. The analysis and typology of lexical tone. Keynote speaker Larry Hyman (Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley).
Section 2. Pitch, voice quality, vowel quality and duration in suprasegmental contrasts. Keynote speaker Christian DiCanio (Haskins Laboratories, Yale University).
Section 3. Tone in perception and production. Keynote speaker Patrick Wong (School of Communication, North Western University, Evanston IL).
Section 4. L1 and L2 acquisition of tone. Keynote speaker Karen Mattock (University of Western Sydney)
Section 5. The phonetics and phonology of word prominence. Keynote speaker Vincent van Heuven (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics).


Carlos Gussenhoven (Radboud University Nijmegen - Chair)
Yiya Chen (Leiden University)
Dan Dediu (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)

Call for Papers:

Full paper submissions are solicited by 15 February 2014. This date will not be postponed. Notification of acceptance will be made on 20 March 2014. Accepted papers can be revised until three weeks after the conference, when the Proceedings will be published electronically.

For more information on submission guidelines, please view our website: http://www.tal2014.org.

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