LINGUIST List 25.311
Jan 18 2014
Phonology, Typology, Psycholing, Lang
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From: Carlos Gussenhoven
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
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Web Site: http://www.tal2014.org
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition;
Phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics;
Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2014
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
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,
Section 4. L1 and L2 acquisition of tone.
Keynote speaker Karen Mattock (University of
Section 5. The phonetics and phonology of word
prominence. Keynote speaker Vincent van Heuven
(Leiden University Centre for Linguistics).
Carlos Gussenhoven (Radboud University Nijmegen
Yiya Chen (Leiden University)
Dan Dediu (Max Planck Institute for
Final Call for Papers:
Full paper submissions are solicited via the
website www.tal2014.org by
15 February 2014. This date will not be
postponed. Notification of acceptance will be
made on 20 March 2014.
Please note that an author can be first author
of one submission only. Acceptance will either
be for an oral or poster presentation.
Accepted papers can be revised until three
weeks after the conference, when the
Proceedings will be published electronically.
At time of the conference, we will distribute a
Book of Abstracts with the abstracts of the
For more information, see the conference
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