07 February 2016

AIX Summer School on Prosody


Methods in Prosody and Intonation Research: Data, Theories, Transcription

Laboratoire de Parole et Langage, Aix Marseille Université, France.

September 6-9, 2016


We are pleased to announce the "Aix Summer School on Prosody 2016 " tobe held from September 6-9, 2016 in Aix en Provence (France).

The Aix Summer School on Prosody 2016 will bring together experts ontheoretical and practical aspects of the research on prosody. The school will be organized around morning lectures and afternoon tutorials (where participants will practice concepts and skills discussed in lectures) and data clinics (where participants can bring together their own data and questions for discussion).

The school is intended for post-graduate students and researchers interested in all the theoretical and practical aspects of the research on prosody and intonation. The school will be suitable bothfor researchers already working on intonation and prosody, and wishingto learn more about specific topics, and for researchers who wish tobetter understand how to incorporate and control prosody in their own work.

Topics will include (but not limited to): theoretical models on prosody and intonation; perception of intonation; prosody and language pathologies; prosody, semantics, and discourse; prosody and L2;prosody and neurolinguistics; transcription of intonation and prosody;statistical methods in prosody research; and preparation of stimulifor perception studies.

The confirmed invited speakers are:

Amalia Arvaniti (Kent University): Theoretical models of prosody

Mariapaola  D'Imperio (Aix-Marseille Université - IUF): Tonal alignment: perception and production

Laura Dilley (Michigan State University): Prosody and perception methods

Janet Fletcher (The University of Melbourne): Transcription of under-described languages

James Sneed German (Aix-Marseille Université): Prosody and discourse

Kiwako Ito (Ohio State University): Prosody and acquisition, prosody and eye tracking

Jelena Krivokapić (University of Michigan): Prosody and articulatory phonology

Oliver Niebuhr (University of Southern Denmark): Prosody and experimental methods in acoustics

Bert Remeijsen and Otto Gwado Ayoker (University of Edimburgh):Typology and field methods in prosody research: Shilluk prosody workshop

Annie Tremblay (Kansas University): Prosody and L2

Application deadline: May 31st 2016

For more information, please visit http://aixprosody2016.weebly.com/

A number of scholarships will be offered for PhD students andpostdocs. For more information about registration and scholarships, go to http://aixprosody2016.weebly.com/registration.html