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Full Title: International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech 2017

Short Title: ISMBS 2017
Location: Chania, Crete, Greece
Start Date: 04-Sep-2017 - 07-Sep-2017
Contact: Elena Babatsouli
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Meeting Description: The International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech 2017 will host original research on the acquisition and use of first language, second language, bilingual, and dialectal speech, child and adult, normal and disordered. The Symposium encourages a multidisciplinary exchange of ideas across phonology, phonetics, morphology, psycholinguistics, cognitive linguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical phonetics and linguistics, acoustics, educational linguistics, and the application of new technologies. Theoretical, experimental, observational, and computational contributions are welcome.

ISMBS 2017 will be held on 4-7 September 2017 at the Great Arsenali Conference Center, located in the old Venetian harbor in the town of Chania [xa'ɲa] on the island of Crete, Greece.

Plenary speakers:

John Archibald, University of Victoria
Second language phonology at the interfaces: phonetics, morphology and syntax

Katherine Demuth, Macquarie University
Becoming bilingual

Fiona Gibbon, University College Cork
Covert contrasts and gradient change in child speech

Elena Nicoladis, University of Alberta
How bilingual children tell long and complex stories with small vocabularies

Marilyn Vihman, University of York
Learning words and learning sounds: approaches to phonological development

Special lecture:

Clinical Linguistics: towards and beyond the first 50 years
Nicole Müller and Martin J. Ball, Linkoping University

Panel discussion:

Is L1 speech different from L2?
Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan (moderator)
Kleanthes K. Grohmann, University of Cyprus
Margaret Kehoe-Winkler, University of Geneva
Brechtje Post, University of Cambridge
Martha Young-Scholten, Newcastle University

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Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition
LL Issue: 28.812

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