LINGUIST List 21.4002

Sun Oct 10 2010

Confs: Phonetics, Phonology/Portugal

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        1.    Sonia Frota, Workshop on Frequency in Phonology

Message 1: Workshop on Frequency in Phonology
Date: 07-Oct-2010
From: Sonia Frota <>
Subject: Workshop on Frequency in Phonology
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Workshop on Frequency in Phonology

Date: 26-Oct-2010 - 26-Oct-2010 Location: Lisbon, Portugal Contact: Sonia Frota Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology

Meeting Description:

The Workshop on Frequency in Phonology is organized by the FreP Project (Laboratório de Fonética, Centro de Linguística da Universidade de Lisboa). The main goal of the workshop is to discuss the role of frequency in many different fields, such as language production, language variation and change, or language acquisition. The workshop is also a forum for discussion of the results of the FreP Project (Frequency Patterns of Phonological Objects in Portuguese - Research and Applications).

Workshop on Frequency in Phonology October, 26 Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa Room 5.2


10:30 Joan Bybee (University of New Mexico), A Typology of Sound Change: Phonetic Properties and Frequency Effects

11:30 Niels Schiller (Universiteit Leiden), Psycholinguistic Studies of Frequency Effects in Language Production: Behavioral Evidence

12:30 Lunch

Session on Project Outputs and Results

14:00 Marina Vigário & Fernando Martins , The FreP Tool

14:35 Marisa Cruz, Sónia Frota & Marina Vigário, The FrePOP Database

15:10 Marina Vigário, Sónia Frota & Fernando Martins, Frequency in Language Acquisition: Tokens or Types?

15:55 Coffee break

16:30 Sónia Frota, Charlotte Galves, Marina Vigário & Verónica Gonzalez-Lopez, Frequency and the Phonology of Rhythm from Classical to Modern Portuguese

17:15 Sónia Frota, Marina Vigário, Fernando Martins, Marisa Cruz, Nuno Matos & Nuno Paulino, Frequency Patterns of European Portuguese: Spoken/written Language, Modality, Region, Education, Age and Gender

18:00 Final comments, by Joan Bybee and Marina Nespor, General discussion

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