LINGUIST List 17.3098

Sat Oct 21 2006

Calls: Phonetics, Phonology/France

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Directory         1.    Olivier Crouzet, Schwa(s) - 5èmes Journées d'Études Linguistiques

Message 1: Schwa(s) - 5èmes Journées d'Études Linguistiques
Date: 20-Oct-2006
From: Olivier Crouzet <>
Subject: Schwa(s) - 5èmes Journées d'Études Linguistiques

Full Title: Schwa(s) - 5èmes Journées d'Études Linguistiques Short Title: JEL'2007
Date: 27-Jun-2007 - 28-Jun-2007 Location: Nantes, France Contact Person: Olivier Crouzet
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology

Call Deadline: 18-Dec-2006

Meeting Description:

Schwa(s) - 5èmes Journées d'études Linguistiques de Nantes (JEL'2007, 5th Nantes Conference on Linguistics). Organized by Olivier Crouzet and Jean-Pierre Angoujard (Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes, LLING - EA3827):

Schwa(s) - 5th Nantes Conference in Linguistics (JEL'2007)

LLING - EA3827

2nd Call for papers

The 5th Journées d'Études Linguistiques de Nantes (JEL'2007) will takeplace on 27th and 28th, June 2007. They will be organized by [13]Olivier Crouzet and [14]Jean-Pierre Angoujard (Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes, LLING - EA3827). In the historical (and friendly) context of discussion that has taken place regularly in Nantes between phoneticians and phonologists, the theme and title of this workshop will be : ''Schwa(s)''.

You're invited to submit a summary (maximum 2 pages, including references, A4 paper) about any issue related to ''schwa(s)'' : - Nature of schwa in French and in any other language; - Schwa and central vowels; - Schwa and ''empty positions''; - ''Substance'' of empty positions; - Phonological change, [hi]storie(s) of schwa(s); - Dialectology, usage of schwa; - Instrumental (articulatory or acoustic) analyses of schwas and associated consonants; - Treatment of schwa(s) in speech synthesis; - Perceptual mechanisms relating to schwas and associated consonants; - Recognition of words including schwas; - etc.

(this list is not restrictive).

All information concerning this conference is available on the conference website:



The submission deadline is Monday, December 18th 2006.

Send an anonymous two page abstract (A4, times 12) in PDF formatincluding the title of the proposed communication at the following address : [16]]