International Speech Communication Association ISCA's mission is 'to promote speech communication science and technology, both in the industrial and academic areas', covering all the aspects of speech communication (acoustics, phonetics, phonology, linguistics, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, signal processing, pattern recognition, etc.).
Internet Institute for Speech and Hearing Described as 'a virtual centre of expertise in the science and technology of human spoken communication', this page links to dozens of interesting and useful tutorials, demonstrations and resources connected with the phonetic sciences.
The Rosetta Project 'A global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers [whose] goal is a meaningful survey and near permanent archive of 1,000 languages. Our intention is to create a unique platform for comparative linguistic research and education as well as a functional linguistic tool that might help in the recovery or revitalization of lost languages in unknown futures.'
Forensic Linguistics Institute (FLI) FLI was set up in 1995 by John Olsson to investigate texts of a legal nature on behalf of clients, and to undertake research into the best ways of analysing and measuring such texts. Features a database of forensically-relevant texts categorised by type (appeals, confessions, police statements, etc.).
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen The Institute's research topic is psycholinguistics, i.e. the study of mental processes involved in language production, language comprehension and language acquisition, as well as the relation between language, thought, and culture ('cognitive anthropology').
Talkin' about Talk 'Part of a national celebration for the year 2005, soon to be proclaimed by the U.S. Senate as the Year of Languages in the United States... Its purpose is to encourage the study of languages, stimulate interest in linguistics, and raise awareness of the nature of language and the diversity of languages on the planet.'
BBC Languages 'Better at Listening' pages These resources are aimed at language learners wishing to practise their listening skills using recordings of native speakers talking at 'normal' (i.e. fast) rates. The languages on offer are French, Spanish, German and Italian.
LinguistList's calls and conferences page Here you can find out about current calls and conferences, search for a particular conference or browse conferences by year. You can also submit an announcement or program for a conference, or a call for papers.
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