Category: Conferences

PAMLab at LabPhon 16

Prof. Chang is in Lisbon this week to present results on sound change in Korean fricatives (from collaborative work with Dr. Hae-Sung Jeon) in the Friday afternoon poster session at this week’s Conference on Laboratory Phonology. The title of the presentation is “Categorical ambiguity and sound change in Seoul Korean”.

Paper on Chinese LexTALE in BUCLD 42 Proceedings

A paper entitled “LEXTALE_CH: A quick, character-based proficiency test for Mandarin Chinese” (Chan & Chang, 2018) has been published in the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. This paper describes the development of the Mandarin proficiency test that was used for control purposes in the tone perception study presented at BUCLD 42. Abstract: Research […]

PAMLab at OCP 15

Prof. Chang presented results on L1 phonological transfer (from collaborative work with Prof. Sungmi Kwon) at this weekend’s Old World Conference on Phonology in London. The title of the talk was “Sensitivity and transfer in perceptual learning of nonnative phonological contrasts” (slides here).

PAMLab at BUCLD 42

Prof. Chang presented results on L1 perceptual attrition (from collaborative work with Dr. Sunyoung Ahn) and results on L3 tone perception (from Vicky Chan’s MA research) at this weekend’s Boston University Conference on Language Development. The titles of the two talks were “Perception of non-native tonal contrasts by Mandarin-English and English-Mandarin sequential bilinguals” (slides here) and “The role of age and cross-linguistic […]

PAMLabbies at UROP symposium

Sharmaine Sun (CAS ’19) and Kathryn Turner (CAS ’17) with their respective posters (“Do I Sound Asian? TH-stopping in Chinese American Speakers”; “Effects of Age and Bilingualism on Production of Korean and English Fricatives”) at the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, hosted by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Great job, Sharmaine and Kathryn!

PAMLab at ASA meeting

Prof. Chang presented new results on Korean fricative hyperarticulation (from collaborative work with Dr. Hae-Sung Jeon) in the Thursday morning poster session at this week’s Acoustical Society of America meeting (5aSC. Variation: Age, Gender, Dialect, and Style). The title of the poster was “Effects of age, sex, context, and lexicality on hyperarticulation of Korean fricatives”, […]

Jimmy Sbordone at UROP symposium

Jimmy Sbordone (CAS ’18) with his e-poster (“Comparison of Northern Pomo and Southeastern Pomo Sound Inventories”) at the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, hosted by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Jimmy worked in the PAMLab on Southeastern Pomo audio analysis in Spring 2016 and with mentor Cathy O’Connor in Summer 2016. Great job, Jimmy!