Special Sessions and Satellite Meetings

Special sessions

Speech Prosody 2016 includes four special sessions, consisting of both posters and talks, which are integrated into the main Speech Prosody schedule:

  • Rising intonation in English and beyond
    Organizers: Meghan Armstrong, Page Piccinini, Amanda Ritchart
  • Sentence-final particles and intonation: Similarities, interactions, and historical relationships
    Organizers: James Sneed German, K. K. Luke
  • Sources of Prosodic Variation across Recording Settings
    Organizers: Oliver Niebuhr, Petra Wagner
  • Speaker comfort and communication in noisy environments (Special Poster Session)
    Organizers: Oliver Niebuhr, Simone Graetzer

More information on each of the special sessions can be found on the Special Sessions page.

Satellite Meetings

Speech Prosody 2016 is also pleased to promote four independently organized satellite meetings that will be held in association with Speech Prosody 2016, but outside the main program schedule.

  • Framing speech: Celebrating 40 years of inquiry with Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, orgarnized by Jon Barnes, Alejna Brugos and Nanette Veilleux. Friday, June 3, 2:30 – 6:00 p.m. See our information page.
  •  Common Prosody Platform (CPP) for Comparing Prosodic Theories. Organized by Doug Whalen (Haskins Laboratories, City University of New York), Yi Xu (University College London), and Santitham Prom-on (King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand). Saturday, June 4, full day, times to be announced. See the workshop information page.
  • OJAD (Online Japanese Accent Dictionary) and its use for practical prosody training of Japanese. Boston University, Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Organized by Nobuaki Minematsu (Professor of The University of Tokyo, Leader of Project OJAD, Japan), Keikichi Hirose (Professor Emeritus of The University of Tokyo, Japan) and Emi Yamanaka (Lecturer of Boston University, USA). For more information, see the workshop information page.
  • >Workshop on IPrA: The International Prosodic Alphabet.