Institute of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech



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ISMBS 2019

Call for papers

ISMBS 2019 Call for Papers
The Symposium hosts a multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas on monolingual and bilingual speech. Theoretical, experimental, observational, and computational contributions are welcome for oral or poster presentations that may be on:
- speech acquisition and use
- monolingual speech
- bilingual and multilingual speech
- child speech development
- adult and child L2 speech
- dialectal speech
- pronunciation learning and teaching
- normal and disordered speech
- language maintenance, loss and attrition
- speech perception and production
- speech recognition and processing
- atypical speech development and disorders
- speech and hearing impairment
- speech remediation

regarding phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax, clinical phonetics and linguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive linguistics, neurolinguistics, educational linguistics, gestural language, acoustics, speech  physiology, methodological advancements, computational advancements, applications of new technologies.

The language of the Symposium is English. Oral presentations will be 30 minutes long including discussion. Poster presentations will not be concurrent with oral presentations; posters should be of size A0 in portrait.

Abstract Submission
Abstracts consist of a maximum of 300 words (excluding references) and 3-7 keywords. They should not exceed one A4 page including the references. The format is: 12 point Times New Roman font, single-lined, margins set to 2.54 cm (1 inch) all around. Doulos SIL ( is to be used for phonetic symbols.

Abstracts should be submitted as email attachments in both word and pdf versions between 1 October 2018 and 20 February 2019 to The word version must include name(s) of author(s), affiliation(s), and email address(es), while the pdf version excludes all these. Preference for oral or poster presentation is indicated at the bottom of the abstract. Previously published works, including own, must be cited using name and year in parenthesis.

Submit abstracts to:

Important Dates

Abstract submission extended deadline: 20 February 2019
Notification: by 5 March 2019

Full Paper Submission (optional)
Submission of full papers is optional. Full papers are welcome to be submitted after the Symposium (by 31 December 2019) for publication in special issues of the upcoming Journal of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech (Equinox Publishing), co-edited by Elena Babatsouli and Martin J. Ball. Also, brief articles (4-5 pages/2,500-3,500 words) may be submitted after the symposium, by 31 October 2019, for publication in the ISMBS 2019 Proceedings.