Exploring the Boundaries Between Phonetics and Phonology

The University of Texas at Austin
March 13-15, 1998

Keynote Speakers

Abigail Cohn, Dept. of Linguistics, Cornell University
Patricia Keating, Dept. of Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles
Janet Pierrehumbert, Dept. of Linguistics, Northwestern University


Abstracts are invited for 30 minute talks (with 10 additional minutes for discussion) on any topic related to the differences and similarities between phonetics and phonology. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
- Theoretical exploration of the interplay between phonetics and phonology
- Encoding phonetic naturalness in phonological theory or representation
- Experimental data (acoustic or perceptual) pertaining to phonological patterns and/or sound change
- Phonetic and phonological realizations of specific patterns such as tone, intonation, coarticulation, metathesis, etc.
- Matches and mismatches between phonetic and phonological patterns
- Especially encouraged are abstracts dealing with the seperation of phonetics and phonology
Abstracts must be no more than one 8 1/2" by 11" page, single-spaced, and in at least 12-point font (10-point for examples), with one inch margins on all sides. One additional page with references and diagrams or tableaux may be appended if necessary. All submissions, including poster submissions, must include the following items:
- 10 anonymous copies of the abstract
- 1 3x5" card with name, affiliation, address, phone number, email address and title of paper

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is October 17, 1997

Send Abstracts to:
TLS Abstract Committee
Calhoun 501
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712

Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered. Fax submissions will not be accepted. For instructions regarding email submissions, click here. An individual may submit at most one single and one co-authored paper. Accepted presenters will be notified by mid-December, 1997. If presenters wish to have their papers included in the conference proceedings, they must submit a camera-ready copy by May 15, 1998. Proceedings will be published by the Texas Linguistic Forum.

Preregistration for the conference is $15.00 (US) for students, $30.00 for nonstudents.

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