The project The Contrastive Analysis of Romanian and Spanish Intonation. A Sociolinguistic Approach (SoRoEs) is meant to analyze the state of sociolinguistic research and methodology in Romanian and Spanish intonation. During the last few decades, the interest in describing and modeling intonation has steadily grown, both from a theoretical and an experimental perspective. With this research we aim to fill a gap in the recent literature about the intonation models in both languages, which has largely concentrated on the analysis of read data, by placing particular emphasis on the challenges posed by the analysis of spontaneous speech working with researchers with first-hand experience of most intonation methodology from different foreign universities (University of Oviedo, of Vigo and of Zurich).
The Phonetics & Phonology in Iberia 2011 conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Letters, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, in Tarragona, Spain, June 21-22 2011. PaPI 2011 is proud to follow on the steps of previous PaPI conferences held in Lisbon (2003), Barcelona (2005), Braga (2007) & Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2009).
La ALFAL tiene el placer de comunicar la realización de su XVI Congreso Institucional, que tendrá lugar en la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, España). Fecha del 6 al 9 de junio de 2011.