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International Conference

Syllables and syllabification: theoretical approaches and pedagogical applications

September 29-30, 2016, MSHS, University of Poitiers

!!! Notification of acceptance: end of July, 2016 !!!

http://syllable.conference.univ-poitiers.fr

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Call for papers

Within the framework of the research area “Language and Cognition: Corpora, Behaviour and Education”, the MSHS of the University of Poitiers is organizing an international conference entitled “Syllables and syllabification: theoretical approaches and pedagogical applications”. This conference follows the workshop “Around the syllable: phonetics, phonology and acquisition” that was held in November 2015 and whose aim was to assess the state-of-the-art in current research on the syllable in various languages and various fields of study.

The purpose of this conference is to continue the work undertaken in 2015 and to allow researchers from different fields to become acquainted and promote their research in the following areas:

  • Syllables and language processing (segmentation, automatic detection of syllables…)
  • Syllables and cross-linguistic comparisons (perception and production in written, spoken and signed languages)
  • Syllables and language acquisition, learning and teaching
  • Syllables and language disorders
  • Syllables and language games
  • Syllables and translation (syllabification, rhythm and rhyme)

Research fields (non exhaustive): language acquisition, language learning, language teaching, graphematics, linguistics, morphology, phonetics, phonology (theory/-ies, description and representation(s)), phonotactics, prosody, psycholinguistics, neuropsychology, etc.

In addition to the plenary talks, thematic study sessions and roundtables will be held in order to promote the exchange between the various fields of study represented at the conference as well as the exchange with primary and secondary school teachers.

 

Keynote speakers:

  • Carlos J. Alvarez, Universidad de La Laguna
  • Marion Blondel, Laboratoire SFL (UMR 7023) – Paris 8/CNRS
  • Leïla Boutora, Laboratoire LPL (UMR 7309) – Aix-Marseille Université/CNRS
  • Marie-Hélène Côté, Université de Lausanne / Université Laval (Québec)
  • Sophie Wauquier, Laboratoire SFL (UMR 7023) – Paris 8/CNRS

 

Dates:

Extended deadline for abstract submission: June 15, 2016
Notification of acceptance: end of July, 2016    !!! New date (due to deadline extension) !!!
Date and location: September 29-30, 2016, MSHS, University of Poitiers

 

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts should be written in English or in French. They should not exceed two pages, (A4, Times, font size 12, MS Word and PDF format) and include a title as well as selected references. Abstracts are strictly anonymous and must be downloaded at http://syllable.conference.univ-poitiers.fr, Submission Tab. Please make sure abstracts do not contain any information that may lead to the identification of the author(s). All submissions will be reviewed through a double-blind evaluation process and discussed by the scientific committee.

 

Organizing committee:

Jacques Bouchand, Laboratoire TECHNE, EA 6316, Université Poitiers
Emilie Caratini, Laboratoire FoReLL, EA 3816, Université Poitiers
Manuel Gimenes, Laboratoire CeRCA, UMR 7215, Université Poitiers/Université de Tours/CNRS
Stéphanie Gobet, Laboratoire FoReLL, EA 3816, Université Poitiers
Sylvie Hanote, Laboratoire FoReLL, EA 3816, Université Poitiers
Eric Lambert, Laboratoire CeRCA, UMR 7215, Université Poitiers/Université de Tours/CNRS
Freiderikos Valetopoulos, Laboratoire FoReLL A, EA 3816, Université Poitiers
Nicolas Videau, Laboratoire FoReLL, EA 3816, Université Poitiers

 

Official Partners:

Région Poitou-Charentes, Grand Poitiers, MSHS et Université de Poitiers, UFR Lettres et langues, UFR Sciences Humaines et Arts, École Supérieure du Professorat et de l’Éducation.

 

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