LINGUIST List 32.944

Mon Mar 15 2021

Calls: Applied Ling, Phonetics, Phonology, Socioling/Switzerland

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>



Date: 14-Mar-2021
From: Marie-Hélène Côté <marie-helene.coteunil.ch>
Subject: 'R-atics
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Full Title: 'R-atics
Short Title: 'R-atics

Date: 18-Nov-2021 - 19-Nov-2021
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Contact Person: Marie-Hélène Côté
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://wp.unil.ch/r-atics7/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 09-May-2021

Meeting Description:

The Section des sciences du langage et de l’information at the Université de Lausanne organizes the ’R-atics 7 colloquium in Lausanne (Switzerland) on November 18-19, 2021. ‘R-atics gathers an international network of researchers working on different issues concerning r sounds and has been previously organized in Nijmegen (The Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium), Bozen (Italy), Grenoble (France), Leeuwarden (The Netherlands), and Paris (France). This is an international mid-size specific conference that enhances mutual cooperation in a friendly environment on phonetic, phonological, sociolinguistic and diachronic aspects of rhotics. The 2021 edition will include, in addition to the usual themes, a workshop on data collection and analysis of air flow and air pressure measures.

Call for Papers:

We invite contributions on any theme concerning rhotic sounds, including but not limited to:
- the diversity of r realizations in the world’s languages
- the socio-phonetic aspects of r realizations
- the production and perception of rhotics in a language or in a language family
- the phonological status of r sounds
- diachronic aspects of r sounds
- the acquisition of rhotics in L1 and L2
- aspects of corrective phonetics in the pronunciation of r sounds
- phenomena of r sandhi

Anonymous abstracts of 500 words (plus references) should be sent in PDF format to https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ratics7 by May 9, 2021 (authors will be notified by July 4). We plan to have only oral communications (20+10 minutes) in non-parallel sessions. The form of the conference – online or on site – will be decided depending on the situation. We hope to be able to hold the meeting on site, but an online solution will be organized if necessary.




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