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Message1: 9th Conference on Native and Non-native Accents of English
From:Ewa Waniek-Klimczak ewaklim at uni.lodz.pl
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Full Title: 9th Conference on Native and Non-native Accents of English 
Short Title: ACCENTS 2015 

Date: 03-Dec-2015 - 05-Dec-2015
Location: ?�d?, Poland 
Contact Person: Ewa Waniek-Klimczak
Meeting Email: accents at uni.lodz.pl
Web Site: http://filolog.uni.lodz.pl/accents/ 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics 

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2015

Meeting Description:

'Accents' is an annual conference organized by the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of ?�d?, Poland. It brings together researchers and teachers interested in native and non-native accents of English, approached from a variety of theoretical and/or practical perspectives. The key issues discussed each year include individual accent characteristics, the dynamism of accent usage, accent teaching and learning, the methods and tools for accent studies. ACCENTS 2015 aim to continue the discussion of the main themes of variability and function of phonetic/ pronunciation features, focusing on 'accents in (inter)action'. 

Keynote Speakers: 
Richard Cauldwell
Tracey Derwing  
Jan Voli?n 

2nd Call for Papers:

Please notice that the abstract deadline for ACCENTS 2015 has been extended till after the vacation period. The deadline is now September 15, 2015.

We invite proposals for papers, workshops and posters related to the main theme 'accents in (inter) action' well as other issues related to native and non-native accents of English, including, but not limited to the ones mentioned below:  

- Accents in (inter) action  
- Intra and inter-speaker variation and variability 
- Accent attitudes 
- Functions of phonetic features in interaction 
- Spoken (learner) corpora 
- Variability in accents  
- Phonetics in conversation analysis
- Accents of English around the world
- Teaching accents / pronunciation  
- Priorities in pronunciation teaching 

Please notice that each author can propose two contributions provided that one of them is co-authored.  Papers are given 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes for discussion, workshops will typically have 45 minute slots. Please specify the intended presentation format in your proposal.

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended till September 15, 2015.

Please send  two copies of an abstract of up to 400 words (excluding references) to accents at uni.lodz.pl, with the intended format, name and affiliation written under the title in one copy. The proposals will go through the process of peer review, after which notifications of acceptance will be sent out by September 30, 2015.

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