Upcoming talk by Professor Jane Setter: Sunday 24th May, 6pm

  • 20 May 2020 12:36
    Message # 8981372
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sunday 24th May 6pm UK Time: A live talk by Professor Jane Setter on Your Voice Speaks Volumes

    Why do we speak the way we do, and what do our voices tell others about us? What is the truth behind the myths that surround how we speak? Jane Setter explores these and other fascinating questions in this engaging introduction to the power and the science of the voice. 

    Jane Setter is Professor of Phonetics at the University of Reading. She has published widely on phonology in second language Englishes and emerging varieties, and among children with speech and language disorders. She is a regular commentator in the media on issues relating to English pronunciation, speech features, and attitudes to accents.

    To find the talk, visit the Abralin website. More details about the series below.

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    This talk is part of the series that was advertised recently -

    The Brazilian Linguistics Association (abralin.org), in a joint project with the Permanent International Committee of Linguists (ciplnet.com), the Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (mundoalfal.org), Sociedad Argentina de Estudios Lingüísticos (sael.com.ar), the Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée (aila.info), the Societas Linguistica Europaea (societaslinguistica.eu), the Linguistic Society of America (linguisticsociety.org) and the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (lagb.org.uk) is organizing a virtual event: Abralin ao Vivo – Linguist Online. The event is designed to give students and researchers free access to state-of-the-art discussions on the most diverse topics related to the study of human language during this difficult quarantine period.

    For more information about Abralin ao Vivo - Linguists Online, please visit: aovivo.abralin.org. For updates on the event's programme, follow Abralin at instagram.com/abralin_oficial. All the lectures are also available on Abrali'n YouTube channel: youtube.com/abralin.


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