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New Sounds 2019

The 9th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, August 30th - September 1st, 2019
Waseda University, Tokyo Japan

New Sounds is a conference for researchers, teachers and learners to discuss issues related to phonetics and phonology in second/foreign languages (L2). The conference will cover a variety of topics:
- Speech perception and production
- Theories and models of L2 speech learning
- Phonetics and phonology in SLA
- Acquisition of L2 phonology and phonotactics
- Multilingualism and the acquisition of additional languages
- Application of new technologies to pronunciation teaching and learning
- Sociolinguistic, psycholinguistic, and neurolinguistic aspects of L2 speech learning

Keynote speakers:
Prof. Valerie Shafer (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
Prof. Pavel Trofimovich (Concordia University)
Dr. Reiko Yamada (ATR).

Jointly hosted by

Overseas Organizing Committee

Kaori IDEMARU (University of Oregon)
Ho-Young LEE (Seoul National University) 
Irina SHPORT (Louisiana State University)
Chiu-yu TSENG (Former director of the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Organizing Committee

Takuya KIMURA (Seisen University)
Takehiko MAKINO (Chuo University)
Mee SONU (Saitama University)
Isao UEDA (Nagoya University of Foreign Studies)

Local Organizing Committee (Waseda University)

Sylvain DETEY
Keiko HANZAWA
Tetsuo HARADA (chair)
Miki IKOMA
Saya KAWASE
Naoko KINOSHITA
Mariko KONDO
Takayuki KONISHI
Chris SHEPPARD
Yasuaki SHINOHARA