LINGUIST List 30.1001

Sun Mar 03 2019

Calls: Phonetics, Phonology, Sociolinguistics/France

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 28-Feb-2019
From: Alexis Underdown <>
Subject: ‘R-atics6
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Full Title: ‘R-atics6
Short Title: ‘R-atics6

Date: 07-Nov-2019 - 08-Nov-2019
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Alexis Dehais Underdown
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Jul-2019

Meeting Description:

The Laboratory of Phonetics and Phonology of the Université Sorbonne nouvelle organizes the 'R-atics 6 colloquium in Paris the 7 and 8 November 2019. 'R-atics gathers an international network of researchers working on different issues concerning r sounds and has been previously organized in Nijmegen (The Netherlands), Bruxelles (Belgium), Bozen (Italy), Grenoble (France) and Leeuwarden (Nethrelands). This is an international mid-size specific conference that enhances mutual cooperation in a friendly environment on phonetic, phonological and sociolinguistic aspects of rhotics. The 2019 edition will propose to emphasize, in addition to the usual themes, r's in indigenous languages and the automatic treatment of rhotic consonants variation.

Key Dates:

- Abstract deadline: 1 July 2019.
- Authors Notification: 15 July 2019
- Registration: 30 September 2019
- Colloquium: 7-8 November 2019

Call for Papers:

Abstracts of 500 words (plus bibliographic references) should be sent in PDF format to by 1 July 2019. Authors will take care to anonymize their communication (do not indicate names and affiliations of authors, do not refer directly to one's own publications) and specify the type of presentation (oral, poster, indifferent). We invite contributions specifically to any theme concerning the r and the two themes chosen for this edition: ''r's in indigenous languages and the automatic treatment of the variation of rhotics''.

- the diversity of r realizations
- the socio-phonetic aspects of r realizations
- the production the perception of rhotics in a language or in a language family
- the description of rhotics in the world's languages
- the phonological status of r sounds
- issues in the acquisition of rhotics in L1 and L2
- aspects of corrective phonetics in the pronunciation of r sounds
- r sounds in clinical phonetics

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