Stadt: Trient, Italien

Beginn: 2014-09-19

Ende: 2014-09-20

The workshop aims to bring together researchers from different theoretical backgrounds in order to foster discussion on controversial matters, while also trying to pin down uncontroversial and common aspects. In current work on the prosody of Italian and German a variety of approaches are being taken. Useful insights can therefore be gained from an exchange between scholars representing different frameworks. This may help not only to bring some order into certain problems of prosodic description, but also to tackle basic issues such as the role of prosody in the theory of language as a whole. The presentations will focus especially on prosodic aspects of Italian and German, but while these two languages will be mainly referred to, more general issues of research on prosody such as its functions regarding information structure, grammar and interaction will be discussed.

Luogo: Università degli Studi di Trento, Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia, via Tommaso Gar, 14, aula 227

Friday 19th September 2014

14.30 – 15.30 Manuela Moroni (University of Trento), Matthias Heinz (University of Salzburg)

15.30 – 16.30 Cinzia Avesani (CNR Padova)
Prosodic phonology and metrical structure: heads and boundaries in Italian
sentence production and sentence comprehension

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee break

17.00 – 18.00 Jörg Peters (University of Oldenburg)
Autosegmental representation of standard German intonation

18.00 – 18.30 Discussion

Saturday 20th September 2014

9.30 – 10.30 Emanuela Cresti (University of Florence)
The illocution-prosody relation and the information pattern in
spontaneous speech according to the Language in to Act Theory

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 12.00 Roland Hinterhölzl (University of Venice)
Prominence, accent and information structure

12.00 – 12.30 Final discussion
with the participation of Ermenegildo Bidese, Jan Casalicchio, Federica Cognola, Patrizia
Cordin, Federica Ricci Garotti

Scientific committee and organization:
Matthias Heinz (University of Salzburg) –
Manuela Moroni (University of Trento) –

Beitrag von: Matthias Heinz

Redaktion: Christof Schöch