UVic Linguistics hosts conference on the (Phonetic) Building Blocks of Speech, September 18-20, 2014

Don't miss this conference in honour of Professor John Esling, who will be retiring from UVic in 2014 after more than 32 years with the Linguistics Department.

Professor John Esling has had a distinguished and prolific career on the forefront of Articulatory Phonetics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, former editor of the Journal of the International Phonetic Association, the former secretary and current President of the International Phonetic Association, and an internationally renowned leader in the field of Phonetic Sciences. (Phonetic) Building Blocks of Speech is intended to honour him and his immeasurable contributions to his field, his students, and his colleagues. It is also intended to reflect and carry forward his legacy of rigorous empirical and applied (phonetic) research.

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