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Calls: Lang Acquisition, Phonetics, Phonology/Poland
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GLOW Workshop on Phonology and Phonetics
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Full Title: GLOW Workshop on Phonology and Phonetics
Date: 13-Apr-2010 - 13-Apr-2010
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Contact Person: Marzena Zygis
Meeting Email: zygiszas.gwz-berlin.de
Web Site: http://www.ifa.uni.wroc.pl/~glow33
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology
Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2009
GLOW Workshop on Phonology and Phonetics
Positional Phenomena in Phonology and Phonetics
(Organised by Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin)
Date: 13 April 2010
Organisers: Marzena Zygis, Stefanie Jannedy, Susanne Fuchs
Taehong Cho (Hanyang University, Seoul) confirmed
Grzegorz Dogil (University of Stuttgart) confirmed
Venue: Instytut Filologii Angielskiej, ul. Kuznicza 22, 50-138 Wroclaw
3rd Call for Papers
Extended Deadline- 1 December 2009
Positional effects found cross-linguistically at the edges of prosodic
constituents (e.g. final lengthening, final lowering, strengthening effects, or
final devoicing) have increasingly received attention in phonetic-phonological
research. Recent empirical investigations of such positional effects and their
variability pose, however, a great number of questions challenging e.g. the idea
of perceptual invariance. It has been claimed that acoustic variability is a
necessary prerequisite for the perceptual system to parse segmental strings into
words, phrases or larger prosodic units.
This workshop will provide a forum for discussing controversies and recent
developments regarding positional phenomena. We invite abstracts bearing on
positional effects from various perspectives. The following questions can be
addressed, but are not limited to:
- What kind of variability is found in the data, and how does such variability
need to be accounted for?
- What positional effects are common cross-linguistically and how can they be
attributed to perceptual, articulatory or aerodynamic principles?
- How does positional prominence (lexical stress; accent) interact with acoustic
and articulatory realizations of prosodic boundaries?
- What are the positional (a)symmetries in the realizations of boundaries, and
what are the mechanisms underlying them?
- How does left- and right-edge phrasal marking interact with the acoustic and
articulatory realizations at these prosodic boundaries?
- How are these interpreted in phonetics and in phonology?
- What are the necessary prerequisites for the interpretation of prosodic
constituents? Which auditory cues are essential for the perception of boundaries
and positional effects? Are such cues language-specific?
- To what extent do lexical frequency, phonotactic probability, and
neighbourhood density contribute to the production and recognition of prosodic
boundaries in (fluent/spontaneous) speech?
- How are positional characteristics exploited during the process of language
acquisition? How are they learned during the process of language acquisition?
Are positional effects salient enough for L2 learners?
Abstracts are invited for a 20-min. presentation (excluding discussion).
Abstracts should be sent in two copies: one with a name and one without as
attached files (the name(s) should also be clearly mentioned in the e-mail) to:
zygiszas.gwz-berlin.de in .pdf format. Only electronic submissions will be
considered. Abstracts may not exceed two pages of text with at least a one-inch
margin on all four sides (measured on A4 paper) and must employ a font not
smaller than 12 point. Each page may include a maximum of 50 lines of text. An
additional page with references may be included.
Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2009.
Contact person: Marzena Zygis
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