14.859, Confs: Franconian Tone Accents, The Netherlands

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Subject: 14.859, Confs: Franconian Tone Accents, The Netherlands

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Date:  Mon, 24 Mar 2003 06:42:17 +0000
From:  m.a.c.de.vaan at let.leidenuniv.nl
Subject:  1st International Workshop on the Franconian Tone Accents

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Date:  Mon, 24 Mar 2003 06:42:17 +0000
From:  m.a.c.de.vaan at let.leidenuniv.nl
Subject:  1st International Workshop on the Franconian Tone Accents

First International Workshop on the Franconian Tone Accents
Short Title: Franconian Tone Accents

Date: 13-Jun-0200 - 14-Jun-0200
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Meeting URL: http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/ulcl/events/fta.html

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics
Subject Language: Germanic

Meeting Description:

The workshop investigates the phonetics, phonemics and historical
origin of the tone accents in the Dutch-Belgian-German-Luxemburgian
area where an opposition between two tone accents occurs. The
following speakers will deliver a paper:
J. Cajot (Brussels, Belgium): Phonologisch bedingter
Polytonieschwund. Eine tonlose Enklave südlich von Maastricht
I. Ejskjær (Copenhagen, Denmark): Glottal stop (stød/parasitic
plosive) and (distinctive) tonal accents in the Danish dialects
P. Gilles (Freiburg, Germany): The Franconian Tone Accents in
J. Goossens (Leuven, Belgium): Mein Akzentsystem (ein Genker Dialekt)
C. Gussenhoven (Nijmegen, Netherlands): About Tonogenesis
G. Heike (Cologne, Germany): Experiments in modeling Franconian Tone
Accents and some implications to speech to music conversion
B. Hermans (Tilburg, Netherlands): On the interaction between vowel
quality and tone quality in Limburg dialects
R. Keulen (Leuven, Belgium): Eine vergleichende diachronische
Untersuchung zum Tonverlust südwestlich der Stadt Maastricht
G. Kristoffersen (Bergen, Norway): A typology of Norwegian tone
A. Liberman (Minnesota, USA): Reconstruction of Franconian Accents in
Old Monosyllables
A. Peetz (Karlsruhe, Germany): Die beiden Tonakzente in der Mundart
H. Perridon (Amsterdam, Netherlands): On the origin of the
Scandinavian word-accents
J. Peters (Potsdam, Germany): Tone and Intonation in Cologne German
R. Derksen (Leiden, Netherlands): Metatony and the rise of the East
Baltic tones
T. Riad (Stockholm, Sweden): Tonogenesis and distinctiveness
J.E. Schmidt and H. Künzel (Marburg, Germany): Phonetik der
mittelfränkischen Tonakzente
E. Ternes (Hamburg, Germany): Tone reversal in Franconian

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