LINGUIST List 25.4205

Thu Oct 23 2014

Confs: Phonetics/France

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 21-Oct-2014
From: Jacqueline Vaissiere <>
Subject: On Voice Quality; A Series of Four Conferences
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On Voice Quality; A Series of Four Conferences

Date: 07-Nov-2014 - 28-Nov-2014
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Lise Crevier-Buchman
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Meeting Description:

Within the conferences organised by the LabEx Empirical Foundations of Linguistics, we are pleased to announce the seminars that will be given by John Esling (University of Vancouver), Invited Professor.

John Esling, Department of Linguistics, University of Victoria

The conferences will take place on Fridays November the 7, 14, 21, & 28, from 10 to 12 am, at Laboratoire de Phonétique et de Phonologie (LPP)

19 rue des Bernardins, 75005 Paris, France
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Lecture 1 - November 7, 2014 - 10h-12h

Voice and Voice Quality
(Description of VQ, definitions, anatomy, physiology, states of the larynx, phonation types, the Laryngeal Articulator Model)

Voice Quality Classification
(Laryngeal and supralaryngeal voice quality categories, canonical phonetic categories)

Lecture 2 - November 14, 2014 - 10h-12h

Infant Acquisition of Speech and Voice Quality
(Infant speech, ‘learning’ the laryngeal vocal tract, audio exemplars)

Lecture 3 (with Scott Moisik, MPI, Nijmegen) - November 21, 2014 - 10h-12h

Phonetic Modelling of Voice Quality
(Review of the analysis of oral voice quality and of laryngeal voice quality, images, drawings, computer analysis, computer modelling)
tion types are glottal, while others recruit the participation of structures throughout the course of the epilaryngeal tube, generating what are termed complex phonation types.

Phonological Implications
(The place of the laryngeal articulator in phonological analysis, the place of voice quality in phonological analysis, the Phonological Potentials Model)

Lecture 4 - November 28, 2014 - 10h-12h

Linguistic Exemplars
(Language examples, laryngeal and supralaryngeal voice quality categories, images)

Voice Quality in Linguistic Theory
(Conclusion, voice quality as the driver of sound change)

See attached and on the website the detailed program.

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