A paper entitled “Unity and diversity in Asian American language variation: Data from Chinese, Filipino, Korean, and Vietnamese Americans” (Chang & Dionne, 2022) has been published in the open-access journal Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. Abstract: The present study examined sociophonetic variation in a small sample of Asian Americans in Boston, Massachusetts representing four ethnic groups: Chinese, […]
Prof. Chang is co-teaching a course with Prof. Yao Yao (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) at the 2023 Linguistic Institute, taking place this summer at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst! Their course is a four-week course entitled “Phonetics and Phonology of Bilingualism”.
Congratulations to Prof. Chang on being named a Fellow of the Psychonomic Society!
Prof. Chang will be at Penn State this week to give a colloquium at the Center for Language Science. The title of his talk is “Multilingual speech: The new frontier of examining cross-language interactions”.
Kudos to junior Linguistics major Sam Rigor (CAS ’24) and recent alum Kate Fraser (CAS ’22) on their acceptances to the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA 2023), to take place in January! Sam will present the poster “Coronal stop deletion in Asian American speech: Effects of phonology, ethnicity, and language […]
Prof. Chang will be in Norway next week to give a colloquium at the University of Oslo’s Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan. The title of his talk is “Similarity and order effects in multilingual speech perception and production”.
Prof. Chang is giving a talk this week at the 51st Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM2022)! His talk (co-authored with Prof. Sunyoung Ahn, University of Manitoba) is entitled “Societal context and the development of emotion words in bilingual children” and is in the thematic session “Multilingual ecologies in a comparative perspective: Well-being of speakers, social practices […]
Congratulations to PhD student Jackson Kellogg and Prof. Chang on their acceptance to the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society (PsyNom22), to take place in Boston this November! Jackson will give a talk entitled “Exploring the onset of phonetic drift in perception” (co-authored with Prof. Chang) on Friday morning in Session 13: Speech Perception I […]
Congratulations to PhD students Felix Kpogo and Jackson Kellogg on their acceptances to the upcoming BUCLD (BUCLD 47), to take place this November! Felix will co-present the poster “Minimizing complexity while maintaining the grammar: The case of diminutives in heritage Twi” (co-authored with Prof. Chang) with fellow PhD student Alex Kohut in the Friday afternoon […]
Congratulations to Felix Kpogo on receiving a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) Grant! His dissertation project, advised by Prof. Chang, is entitled “Investigating Sound Change in an Understudied Language: A Sociophonetic Study of Age and Locality Effects”. Well-done, Felix!