Organized by Elisa Pellegrino and Volker Dellwo
URPP Language and Space of the University of Zurich is pleased to announce the Workshop on Accommodation in Speech Communication. The workshop, bringing together researchers working in the areas of phonetics and speech sciences, multimodality, interaction analysis, linguistics, psychology and computer sciences, aims to provide a forum for discussing corpora, methods and measures, currently applied in accommodation research to quantify convergence in speech communication.
As the phenomenon of accommodation occurs at several linguistic and extra-linguistic levels, and its dynamics may vary noticeably depending on speaker-specific, linguistic and situational factors, topics of the workshop address:
Given that accommodation is not a prerequisite of human-to-human speech interactions, we also include contributions dealing with:
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Registration: The workshop is open and free of charge. All are welcome, but please sign up by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10 December 2018.
Venue: Seminarroom KO2 F 152, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, 8006 Zürich
Contact person: Elisa Pellegrino, email@example.com
Accommodation: A list of hotels and hostels near the University buildings can be found here: Link
Lunch options: Mensa and cafeterias near the University buildings are listed here: List (PDF, 109 KB)
Apero and dinner: After the workshop, we will have the opportunity to extend our discussions and exchanges in a more informal atmosphere. From 7:00 pm there will be an Apero and a standing Pizza dinner at RAA E 30 (Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich), 8 min walking distance from the conference venue. No special registration is needed, but please sign up by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10 December 2018.