Conference information

General Information

The Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is pleased to announce the international conference "L2 accent and pronunciation research: acquisition, teaching, attitudes" which will be held on November 15-16, 2023, in Venice, Italy. Our aim is to bring together scholars interested in the three main lines of research in foreign accented speech indicated in the conference title: acquisition, teaching and attitudes.


The event will be hosted by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. The venue is Ca' Foscari main building, address: Sestiere Dorsoduro, 3246, 30123 Venezia VE, Google maps link

There will be no fee for participants.

Keynote Speakers

  • Małgorzata Baran-Łucarz (University of Wrocław)
  • Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London)
  • Lisa Kornder (University of Graz)

Important Dates

  • April 15 April 30, 2023 (AOE): Abstract submission deadline
  • June 1 June 30, 2023: Notification of acceptance
  • By July 17, 2023: Online registration for accepted papers
  • August 16, 2023: Conference programme publication
  • September 19, 2023: Registration for non-presenting participants is now open. It will be available until full capacity is reached. To attend, please fill in the following Google Form: https://forms.gle/338nEP7wXKcc8DZu6
  • November 8, 2023: Registration closes. Please register before this date
  • November 15-16, 2023: Conference dates

Important information

Format of oral presentations: 20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions.

Please use large fonts in your presentations to make it your slides readable for the public.

Organizing Committee

  • Ignacio Arroyo Hernández
  • Elena Dal Maso
  • Pavel Duryagin
  • Marie Christine Jamet
  • David Newbold
  • Peter Martin Paschke
  • Ashley Merrill Riggs

Scientific Committee

  • Ignacio Arroyo Hernández, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Daniele Artoni, University of Verona
  • Giulia Bencini, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Enrique Santamaría Busto, New York University in Madrid
  • Thomas Wulstan Christiansen, University of Salento
  • Federica Cognola, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Elena Dal Maso, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Florencio Del Barrio de la Rosa, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Pavel Duryagin, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Oreste Floquet, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Marie Christine Jamet, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Ulrike Kaunzner, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
  • Ari Páll Kristinsson, Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies
  • Geraldine Ludbrook, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Philippe Martin, Paris Diderot University
  • Marcella Menegale, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Renzo Miotti, University of Verona
  • David Newbold, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Peter Paschke, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Ashley Merrill Riggs, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Luisa Ruvoletto, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Barbara Vogt, University of L'Aquila


For additional information about the conference, please contact us at L2APRvenezia@unive.it.