International Phonetics and Phonology Forum

August 27th, 2008

Date & Time Wednesday, August 26 (9am – 5pm), Thursday, August 27 (9am – 12:30pm)
Location Faculty of Letters, Kobe University, 1st floor, shichokaku kyoshitsu
Sponsor Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Shosuke, Haraguchi, Principal Investigator)
Co-sponsors Phonetic Society of Japan
Phonological Society of Japan
Organizing committee member Takeru Honma (International Exchange Committee Chair)
Program The following three sessions are being planned. Each session is expected to have four presentations.
  1. Optimality Theory session
    Organizer: Jeroen van de Weijer (Leiden University)
  2. Phonetics session
    Organizer: Takashi Otake (E-Listening Laboratory)
  3. Typology session
    Organizer: Hisao Tokizaki (Sapporo University)
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