University of London, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL, United Kingdom
The INSPIRE winter school "Talker-listener interactions" will take place in London, England, from Tuesday 20 January to Friday 23 January, 2015.
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
10:00 - 13:00 Fellow's skill training on grant writing. At the Institute of Education.
15:00 - 18:00 Set up demos for public engagement event at the Royal Institution.
19:00 - 22:00 Main public engagement event at Royal Institution.
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
9:15 - 12:00 Fellow project updates I
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Fellow project updates II
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 Parallel meetings of supervisory teams
17:00 – 18:00 Supervisory Board meeting
Thursday, 22 January 2015
Public Postgraduate Workshop. At Nunn Hall of the IoE.
9:15 Tutorial lecture: Development and second-language speech perception - Paul Iverson
10:00 Tutorial lecture: Measuring similarity of accent across speakers - Mark Huckvale
10:45 Coffee break
11:00 Tutorial lecture: Investigating spontaneous speech - Valerie Hazan
11:45 How natural speech rate variation affects listeners - Esther Janse
12:10 Can durational changes to speech help listeners in challenging conditions? - Martin Cooke
13:30 Acoustic characteristics of speech produced in good and challenging listening conditions by older children - Outi Tuomainen
13:55 Cross-linguistic accent processing in English and French speakers: Effects of L2 experience and acoustic similarity in the talker-listener accent interaction - Melanie Pinet
14:20 Listeners' assessment of generated foreign accent - Maria Luisa García Lecumberri
14:45 Posters and Coffee
15:30 The neural bases of perception of accented speech - Patti Adank
15:55 Effects of language choice and identity on speech perception and production: the case of new speakers in Galicia - Bronwen Evans
16:20 Speech perception and production by sequential bilingual children: The acquisition of the voicing contrast - Kathleen McCarthy
Please book your own accommodation. There are many options near the Institute of Education.
In particular, the Imperial Hotels mini-chain has six reasonably priced hotels within walking distance.
The Goodenough Club is probably nicer, but is slightly further away.
There are also hostels in the area, but bring your earplugs.
Please register before December 22, 2014.
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