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LINGUIST List 25.2193

Mon May 19 2014

Confs: Language Acquisition, Phonetics, Phonology/China

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-May-2014
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <jeroen.van.de.weijergmail.com>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics
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3rd International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics
Short Title: ICPP

Date: 30-May-2014 - 01-Jun-2014
Location: Shanghai, China
Contact: Jeroen van de Weijer
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

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

Meeting Description:

The School of English Studies at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) will host an International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics from May 30-June 1, 2014 (Friday–Sunday). The general conference theme is “English Pronunciation by Chinese Learners”, but panel discussions (workshops) will focus on a variety of topics.

A number of well-known international scholars will be invited to deliver keynote speeches (to be announced).

The working language of the conference will be English.

The conference fee will be 800 RMB (non-SHISU full-time postgraduates: half price; SHISU faculty and graduates: free).

In addition, participants will pay for their own travelling fares and accommodation. The Committee will make available a list of bookable hotels and other accommodation during the conference.

School of English Studies
Shanghai International Studies University
Organizing Committee for International Conference on Phonology and Phonetics ICPP 3
200083, Shanghai, China

Contact person: (Mr.) WAN Xiaolei 万小磊
E-Mail: engdeptshisu.edu.cn
Tel.: 86-021- 35372326, 86-021- 67701355

Registration information required:

Please send by email to engdeptshisu.edu.cn before April 20, 2014. Please ensure the accuracy of your information so any announcements and invitation letter can reach you on time.

Title of presentation:
Address, incl. postal code:
Panel choice (number):

Programme for the Main Session:

Friday, May 30, 2014

Location: Conference centre (No. 1 Conference Hall) on Hongkou Campus, Shanghai International Studies University

Chair: Jeroen van de Weijer (Shanghai International Studies University)

8.30 – 8.45
Opening address by Prof. Zha Mingjian, Dean of the School of English Studies

8.45 – 9.00
Group photo

9.00 – 10.00
First keynote address
Prof. Haike Jacobs (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Why Serial Optimality Theory? Prosodic Opacity, Stress Typology and Segmental Opacity

10.00 – 10.45
Prof. Jie Liang, Qi Sun, Li Jiao & Mei Xue (Tongji University)
Intonations and Emotions in English by Chinese speakers

10.45 – 11.30
Prof. Zhang Jisheng (East China Normal University)
Markedness and Language Change - A Phonological Study of the Chinese Syllable-Final Consonants

11.45 – 13.00
Lunch (Dining hall, Jinjiang Inn, 1st Floor)

13.30 – 16.30
Panels I, II, and III (In Building 1, next door to the Conference Centre)

I. General phonology and phonetics (incl. Languages spoken in China) (Room 302, Building 1)
II. English Pronunciation by Chinese Learners (classroom, to be announced)
III. Other workshops (combined) (classroom, to be announced)

Dinner (Dining hall, Jinjiang Inn, 1st Floor)

Special evening lecture and recital
Prof. K.G. Vijayakrishnan (EFLU) (Number 1 Conference hall)
Five Classical Veena Pieces - all welcome

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Location: Conference centre (No.1 Conference Hall)

8.30 – 9.15
Profs. Li Bin, Cao Wenling & Yan Xiu (City University of Hong Kong)
Accents of Advanced Chinese Learners of English: Phonetic Cues and Talker Effects

9.15 – 10.15
Second keynote address
Prof. K.G. Vijayakrishnan (English and Foreign Language University, Hyderabad, India)
Interpreting Word Level Primary Prominence in Varieties of Indian English: Case Studies

10.15 – 11.00
Prof. Wang Hongyan (Shenzhen University)
Mutual Intelligibility of American, Chinese and Dutch-Accented speakers of English, Tested by SUS and SPIN Sentences

11.00 – 11.45
Prof. Hua Lin (University of Victoria)
Methodological Issues in Second Language Rhythm Studies

12.15 – 13.15
Lunch (Dining hall, Jinjiang Inn)

13.30 – 15.45
Panels I, II, and III (In Building 1)

I. General phonology and phonetics (incl. Languages spoken in China) (room 302, Building 1)
II. English Pronunciation by Chinese Learners (classroom, to be announced)

16.00 – 16.15
Closing remarks by Jeroen van de Weijer in the Nr. 1 Conference room

Group photo distribution

Dinner (Dining hall, Jinjiang Inn, 1st Floor)

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Assembly near the fountain (just outside the Conference Centre) for joint trip to China Art Museum, by school bus

Departure to China Art Museum
Museum info: http://www.artmuseumonline.org/enevent/2069.jhtml
Stay in the Museum for 2-3 hours.

Return to SISU by school bus, or visit Shanghai at own leisure

Joint lunch (Dining hall, Jinjiang Inn, 1st Floor)

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