LINGUIST List 20.3133

Thu Sep 17 2009

Calls: Phonetics, Phonology/USA

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        1.    Scott Alvord, Laboratory Approaches to Romance Phonology

Message 1: Laboratory Approaches to Romance Phonology
Date: 16-Sep-2009
From: Scott Alvord <>
Subject: Laboratory Approaches to Romance Phonology
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Full Title: Laboratory Approaches to Romance Phonology Short Title: LARP

Date: 23-Sep-2010 - 25-Sep-2010 Location: Provo, Utah, USA Contact Person: Scott Alvord Meeting Email: Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology

Language Family(ies): Romance

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

The bi-annual conference on Laboratory Approaches to Romance Phonology (LARP), formerly Laboratory Approaches to Spanish Phonology, draws researchers from several countries in North and South American, the Middle-East and Europe whose research focuses on the experimental investigation of articulation, acoustics, speech perception, language acquisition, and pathology. The fifth LARP, held in Provo, Utah, focuses on all Romance languages.

Plenary Speakers: MariaPaola D'Imperio Laboratoire Parole et Langage University of Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France

Timothy L. Face University of Minnesota, USA

Joaquim Llisterri Grup de Fonètica Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Call for Papers

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations on any area of Romance phonology from an experimental perspective. The phrase "laboratory approaches" is intended in its broadest possible sense and includes any experimental work that offers insight into the sound structure of Spanish. This may include, but is not limited to, data from phonetic, perception, language acquisition, psycholinguistic, and speech disorder studies.

Abstracts should not exceed one-page in length, should be in Times (New Roman) 12pt font, with 1" margins. A second page for references may be included. Two electronic copies (PDF format) must be provided, including one anonymous version. On a separate sheet, please include the following information: - author's name - affiliation - mailing address - e-mail address and - fax number

Abstracts can be submitted electronically at: