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Talker-listener interactions

Category
Summer/winter school
Last Date
2015-01-23
Place
Bloomsbury, London - Institute of Education (IOE)
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.

 

Programme

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.

9:00  Coffee

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

12:35 Lunch

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

16:45 Closing

 

Hotels

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.

http://www.imperialhotels.co.uk

The Goodenough Club is probably nicer, but is slightly further away.

http://club.goodenough.ac.uk

There are also hostels in the area, but bring your earplugs.

http://generatorhostels.com/en/destinations/london/

 

Registration

Please register before December 22, 2014.

 

Click here to register

 

 
 
 

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