From: Eleonora Albano <albanounicamp.br>
Subject: São Paulo School of Advanced Studies in Speech Dynamics
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Full Title: São Paulo School of Advanced Studies in Speech Dynamics
Short Title: SPSASSD
Date: 07-Jun-2010 - 11-Jun-2010
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Contact Person: Eleonora Albano
Meeting Email: albanounicamp.br
Web Site: http://www.dinafon.iel.unicamp.br/
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology
Call Deadline: 05-Apr-2010
The São Paulo School of Advanced Studies in Speech Dynamics (SPSASSD) is a
five-day event designed to foster speech research in Brazil by promoting
dialogue between international and national experts and offering opportunities
to talented students from all over the world. It is sponsored by Fundação de
Amparo ? Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP), the São Paulo State research
funding agency: http://www.fapesp.br/en/.
Call for Papers
Extended submission dealine: April 5, 2010
Candidates are invited to submit anonymous two-page abstracts on research
related to the SPSASSD program by April 05, 2010. Notification of acceptance
will be sent out by May 7. Selected students will have the opportunity to
discuss their work with faculty and fellow participants by means of a poster
Eligible participants are: undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students in
any scientific area concerned with speech, from any academic institution in
Brazil; or graduate or post-doctoral students in the same areas from any
academic institution in any country having diplomatic relations with Brazil.
SPSASSD is aimed at attracting interest of promising young researchers in
contributing to the growth of speech science in Brazil. Over 200 languages,
immigrant and indigenous, are spoken throughout the country. Approaching them
with the tools of frontier speech science can open countless new horizons.
Students who would consider pursuing an academic career in the field in the
state of São Paulo are encouraged to apply for a FAPESP scholarship for
attendance. For opportunities, see:
FAPESP will cover selected candidates' travel and living expenses. 30
scholarships covering travel and living expenses will be offered to students
coming from outside Brazil! Beneficiaries of FAPESP scholarships/fellowships may
apply for participation, but are not eligible for funding, as they must use
Training in theory and method for the study of speech dynamics will be offered
through 7 mini-courses, 5 lectures and 3 round-tables. The faculty consists of
experts in the field working in the USA, Europe, and Brazil. All sessions will
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