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International Conference on Tone and Intonation : TIE2018

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International Conference on Tone and Intonation : TIE2018

University of Gothenburg, Sweden – 11-13 October 2018

TIE2018 continues the tradition of the biennial international TIE conference series on Tone and Intonation. We welcome contributions on any topic related to linguistic aspects of tone and intonation in any language, including, but not limited to :

  • phonetics
  • phonology
  • psycholinguistics
  • acquisition
  • neurolinguistics
  • diachronic issues
  • typological issues
  • intonation in other modalities
  • the interface between tone/intonation and grammatical structure or information structure
  • the interaction of tone and intonation with each other and with other aspects of prosody

For TIE2018, we are particularly interested in promoting research that showcases :

  1. typological research on tone and intonation, in particular investigations of tone and intonation in understudied languages.

Invited speakers (confirmed) :

Yiya Chen (Leiden University)

Nancy Kula (University of Essex)

Tomas Riad (Stockholm University)

Abstract Submission Information :

Deadline for submissions : 20 April 2018
We will only accept abstracts that are submitted through the conference’s EasyChair website :

Abstracts that do not respect the conference’s guidelines will not be considered.

More information about abstract submission, including formatting guidelines, will be available on the conference webpage from mid December 2017.

Summary of important dates :

Abstract submission information on conference webpage : mid December 2017

Abstract submission deadline : 20 April 2018

Decisions sent : early June 2018

Conference meeting dates : 11-13 October 2018

Contact Information :
Conference email :
Conference webpage :

Laura J. Downing
Professor of African Languages
SPL, Göteborgs Universitet
Box 200
SE 405 30 Göteborg
Tel. +46-31-7865263
email : OR
webpage :

Newly published :
Downing & Rialland (eds.), Intonation in African Tone Languages

Downing & Mtenje, The Phonology of Chichewa

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