LINGUIST List 31.2556

Wed Aug 12 2020

Calls: Cog Sci, Comp Ling, Lang Acq, Neuroling, Psycholing/Russia

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 12-Aug-2020
From: Polina Eismont <>
Subject: Language - Music - Gesture: Informational Crossroads
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Full Title: Language - Music - Gesture: Informational Crossroads
Short Title: LMGIC

Date: 19-Apr-2021 - 21-Apr-2021
Location: Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Contact Person: Polina Eismont
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Oct-2020

Meeting Description:

Organized by:
- St Petersburg University
- Bard college
- Vaganova ballet academy

The aim of the conference is to create an interdisciplinary platform for a fruitful discussion of the problems of language, music and gesture interaction in the modern information world.
Among the topics to be discussed at the conference are the following:
1. The structure of linguistic and musical knowledge, their functioning and formation; implicit and explicit components in their acquisition; common and different features in music and language perception and understanding.
2. Non-verbal means of communication; prosodic characteristics of speech, their perception; gesture, body language and their interaction with verbal communication and music.
3. Questions of language and musical mastering; the interaction between language and music in the process of their acquisition; interaction between cognitive systems responsible for the perception of musical and linguistic text.
4. Musical informatics, computer and electro-acoustic music; development of electronic musical instruments and principles of performance; neural networks in music and language.
5. Automatic processing of language and music data; quantitative studies of musical and linguistic text.

Keynote speakers:
Leon Botstein, USA
Caroline Palmer, Canada
Stephan Sallat, Germany
Mikko Sams, Finland
Grigory Kreydlin, Russia
Alexandre Kharuto, Russia

Languages of the conference:
Russian & English (some sessions will be simultaneously translated)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts from different fields are warmly invited. Presentations will last 20 minutes, followed by a ten minute discussion. Abstracts should be submitted before October 15, 2020 here: Notification of acceptance follows on December 10, 2020. Abstracts should be no more than 2 pages long (without any subheadings) and clearly present a research question/aim, critical review of the literature, methodology, results and conclusions. Abstracts should be submitted as a pdf. If you wish to include any specific symbols (such as phonetic transcription), please submit your paper both in DOC and PDF format. We have the intention to select papers for a peer-reviewed special issue.

Important dates:
Submission deadline: October 15, 2020
Notification of acceptance: December 10, 2020
Deadline for camera-ready papers: January 15, 2021
Registration starts: January 15, 2021
Early-bird registration ends: March 15, 2021
Conference: April 19-21, 2021

Covid-19 notice:
While we hope that the conference can take place as planned, there might be changes due to Covid-19.

International Scientific Committee:
Chernigovskaya Tatiana Vladimirovna, Russia (chair)
Botstein Leon,USA (co-chair)
Avrutina Apollinariya, Russia
Brandt Anthony, USA
Cross Ian, UK
Davidenkova-Khmara Ekaterina, Russia
Eismont Polina, Russia
Erofeeva Elena, Russia
Falaleeva Elena, Russia
Filippovich Andrey, Russia
Jääskeläinen Iiro, Finland
Junqueira Tarquinio Daniel, Brazil
Katz Jonah, USA
Khodarkovskaya Elena, Russia
Kibrik Andrey, Russia
Kolmogorova Anastasiya, Russia
Kopotev Mikhail, Finland
Kotov Artemy, Russia
Lavrova Svetlana, Russia
Leikin Mark, Israel
Manulkina Olga, Russia
Margulis Elizabeth, USA
Matyja Jakub, Poland
Mehr Samuel, USA
Myachykov Andriy, Russia
Peretz Isabelle, Canada
Petrova Tatiana, Russia
Riekhakaynen Elena, Russia
Sadakata Makiko, Netherlands
Shtyrov Yury, Russia
Timmers Renee, UK
Trijp Remi van, France

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