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LINGUIST List 24.2676

Tue Jul 02 2013

Calls: Phonetics, Phonology/Japan

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

Date: 01-Jul-2013
From: Clemens Poppe <labphon14ninjal.ac.jp>
Subject: 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology
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Full Title: 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology
Short Title: LabPhon 14

Date: 25-Jul-2014 - 27-Jul-2014
Location: Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Clemens Poppe
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/labphon14/

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2014

Meeting Description:

We are proud to announce that LabPhon 14, the 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, will take place at the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL) from 25 to 27 July 2014.

The overall theme for the conference is ‘Laboratory Phonology beyond the Laboratory: Quantitative Analyses of Speech Produced outside the Phonetics Laboratory’. Special sessions will be held on:

Fieldwork-based studies, particularly on endangered languages/dialects
Corpus-based approaches to spontaneous speech
Acquisition of L1 phonology/prosody

We are pleased to announce the following guest speakers:

Yasuharu Den (Chiba University/NINJAL)
Carlos Gussenhoven (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Mark Hasegawa-Johnson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Reiko Mazuka (Duke University/RIKEN Brain Science Institute)

Satellite workshops will be held on the day before and the day after the main conference.

For more information, please visit the conference website: http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/labphon14/.

Call for Papers:

The overall theme for the conference is ‘Laboratory Phonology beyond the Laboratory: Quantitative Analyses of Speech Produced outside the Phonetics Laboratory’. Our goal is to bring together researchers from phonology, phonetics, and adjacent psycho- and neurosciences and to seek to advance these disciplines by encouraging the joint pursuit of interdisciplinary research questions. Specific topics that address this theme are the following:

Fieldwork-based studies, particularly on endangered languages/dialects
Corpus-based approaches to spontaneous speech
Acquisition of L1 phonology/prosody

Non-thematic sessions (both oral and poster) will include contributions to other topics of interest to the LabPhon community.

We plan to provide financial support for at least 30 student presenters (either oral or poster presentations). If you are a student and the sole or first author of a presentation, you are eligible. The money available will cover lodging expenses for up to four nights in Tokyo. We will not be able to help with transportation expenses.

Proposal submission period: December 1, 2013 - January 31, 2014
Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2014

Call for Satellite Workshop Proposals:

The conference venue can accommodate up to 4 satellite workshops. The days available for workshops are Thursday, 24 July, and Monday, 28 July. To propose a satellite workshop, please prepare a brief description (no more than 2 pages) including the following information:

The workshop title
The name(s) and affiliation(s) of the organizer(s)
A 1-paragraph description of the workshop’s purpose
The date you prefer
The total amount of time required, from beginning to end
The expected number of presentations (both oral and poster)
An estimate of the number of participants

Proposal submission period: December 1, 2013 - January 31, 2014
Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2014

For more information, please visit the conference website: http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/labphon14/.



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