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Editors' introduction

Editors' introduction Ian MaddIeson and CarolIne sMIth University of New Mexico The present volume contains a further seven of the papers presented orally at the Twelfth Conference on Laboratory Phonology, held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in July 2010. The theme of the conference was "Gesture as language, gesture and language" and participants were encouraged to take the broadest approach to seeing language as embodied in movement, both in its inherent structure and in the ways that language is embedded in or accompanied by communicative movements of all kinds. In addition to the ten papers published in the first volume of this journal dedicated to this conference (issue 2.1), two further papers presented at the conference (Tilsen [2011] and Walker and Hay [2011]) were published earlier in the Laboratory Phonology journal and another, Antoniou et al. (2011), has appeared in the Journal of Phonetics. Although we are, of course, as co-organizers of the conference, decidedly biased, we nonetheless consider this publication record impressive, and indicative of the quality of the conference itself. Six distinguished speakers gave invited presentations at the conference, of which five appear here or in the prior volume. All of the submitted papers were http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Laboratory Phonology de Gruyter

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de Gruyter
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1868-6346
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1868-6354
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10.1515/lp-2012-0001
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Abstract

Ian MaddIeson and CarolIne sMIth University of New Mexico The present volume contains a further seven of the papers presented orally at the Twelfth Conference on Laboratory Phonology, held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in July 2010. The theme of the conference was "Gesture as language, gesture and language" and participants were encouraged to take the broadest approach to seeing language as embodied in movement, both in its inherent structure and in the ways that language is embedded in or accompanied by communicative movements of all kinds. In addition to the ten papers published in the first volume of this journal dedicated to this conference (issue 2.1), two further papers presented at the conference (Tilsen [2011] and Walker and Hay [2011]) were published earlier in the Laboratory Phonology journal and another, Antoniou et al. (2011), has appeared in the Journal of Phonetics. Although we are, of course, as co-organizers of the conference, decidedly biased, we nonetheless consider this publication record impressive, and indicative of the quality of the conference itself. Six distinguished speakers gave invited presentations at the conference, of which five appear here or in the prior volume. All of the submitted papers were

Journal

Laboratory Phonologyde Gruyter

Published: May 25, 2012

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