[lg policy] calls: IV International Conference on Native and Non-native Accents of English

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 28 21:27:44 UTC 2010

IV International Conference on Native and Non-native Accents of English

Full Title: IV International Conference on Native and Non-native Accents of
Short Title: Accents 2010

Date: 09-Dec-2010 - 11-Dec-2010
Location: ?ód?, Poland
Contact Person: Ewa Waniek-Klimczak
Meeting Email: accentsuni.lodz.pl
Web Site: http://www.filolog.uni.lodz.pl/accents2010

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonology

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 19-Sep-2010

Meeting Description:

'Accents' is an annual meeting of researchers and teachers of phonetics,
phonology and EFL interested in the issue of accent in English spoken as a
native or non-native language. The main theme chosen for the 2010
meeting - Accents in teaching English across time and space - reflects a
strong teaching strand present in all our meeting.

The conference is organized by Ewa Waniek-Klimczak
(ewaklimuni.lodz.pl), the head of the Department of English Grammar and
Phonetics (Chair of English Language and Applied Linguistics), University of
?ód? with the department team: Anna Cichosz, Anna Grali?ska-Brawata
and Przemys?aw Ostalski. The information on previous conferences can be
found at the conference website (www.filolog.uni.lodz.pl/accents2009, 2008
and 2007). Please send all conference related questions to

The Advisory Board of the ACCENTS conferences (in alphabetical order):

Una Cunningham, University of Dalarna, Sweden
Magnus Huber, University of Giessen, Germany
Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, University of ?ód?, Poland
Jan Majer, University of ?ód?, Poland
Linda Shockey, University of Reading, UK
W?odzimierz Sobkowiak, UAM, Pozna?, Poland
Jolanta Szpyra-Koz?owska, UMCS, Lublin, Poland

Call For Papers

We are pleased to announce the fourth conference on Native and Non-
native Accents of English - 'Accents 2010'. We invite papers exploring the
main as well as other issues in native and non-native accents of English,
inlcluding, but not limited to the following:
-The theory and practice of accents in teaching English in the EFL, ESL
and/or EIL context
-The acquisition and usage of accents in EFL / ESL / EIL
-The sound system in native and non-native speech
-Variability in native and non-native accents of English
-Teaching English pronunciation
-The phenomenon of 'accented' speech
-Methodology of accent studies

Papers related to the above issues and other aspects of accent studies are
invited. The deadline for abstract submission is September 19, 2010. Please
send two copies of an abstract of about 400 words (excluding references)
to accentsuni.lodz.pl, with your name and affiliation written under the title
in one copy. Papers will typically last about 20 minutes with 10 minutes for
questions. After the process of peer-revision, e-mail notifications
will be sent
out by October 17, 2009.

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