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Date: 04-Apr-2019
From: Joe Pater <>
Subject: Language and Music Workshop
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Full Title: Language and Music Workshop

Date: 12-May-2019 - 12-May-2019
Location: Amherst, MA, USA
Contact Person: Joe Pater
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Call Deadline: 01-May-2019

Meeting Description:

The Language and Music Workshop, to be held May 12, 2019 at UMass Amherst, will include 5 invited talks, listed below, and a poster session. This workshop focuses on the structural relationships between language and music.

Call for Papers:

We welcome posters addressing the structural relationships between language and music, and studies of linguistic and musical cognition that have a (potential) bearing on our understanding of their relationship. Please visit our webpage for submission information, and further information about the workshop:

Mara Breen – Mount Holyoke College
The Cat in the Hat: Musical and linguistic metric structure realization in child-directed poetry

François Dell – Centre de Recherches Linguistiques sur l’Asie Orientale (CRLAO) CNRS / EHESS, Paris
Delivery design: towards a typology

Bob Ladd – University of Edinburgh
Two problems in theories of tone-melody matching

Laura McPherson – Dartmouth College
Tonal adaptation across musical modality: A comparison of Sambla vocal music and speech surrogates

Christopher White – University of Massachusetts Amherst
Analogies with Language in Machine-learned Musical Grammars

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