Congratulations to sophomore Linguistics major Samantha (Sam) Rigor, who was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) grant to work on linguistics research in Fall 2021! Below is a brief description of the project she will be working on: Sam Rigor: “Environments affecting the presence of coda /t/ and /d/ in Asian American speech” In […]
Congratulations to lab affiliates on their acceptances to the 49th meeting of New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV49): PhD student Danielle Dionne and Prof. Chang will be giving a talk entitled “Linguistic unity and diversity among Asian Americans in Boston”. Prof. Erker will be giving a talk entitled “Filled pauses and the conservative contours of […]
We’re thrilled to hear that lab alum Aspen Bombardo (SAR ’21) is headed to Vanderbilt University next year to start the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program. Congratulations, Aspen! We’re so proud of you!
Congratulations to junior Linguistics major Kate Fraser, who was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) grant — specifically, a Humanities Scholars Award — to work on linguistics research in Summer 2021! Below is a brief description of the project she will be working on: Kate Fraser: “Listener perception and identification of Asian American speech” […]
Congratulations to third-year PhD student Felix Kpogo on the publication of his article “The influence of native English-speaking environment on Akan-English bilinguals’ production of English inter-dental fricatives” (with Virginia Gathercole) in the August 2020 issue of the International Journal of Bilingualism! Felix Kpogo & Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole: “The influence of native English-speaking environment on […]
Congratulations to rising senior Linguistics major Michael Fang (CAS ’21), whose abstract with Prof. Chang was accepted for presentation at the 45th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 45) in November! Their poster will report on the results of Michael’s UROP research: Michael Fang & Charles B. Chang: “Testing the role of the L1 […]
Congratulations to Aspen Bombardo, whose proposal with Prof. Chang was accepted for presentation at the 2020 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention! Unfortunately, the convention has been canceled due to COVID-19. The proposal would have reported the results of Aspen’s UROP research: Aspen Bombardo & Charles B. Chang: “Variation in production of English consonant clusters by […]
Lab affiliates past and present will be presenting at this week’s International Austronesian and Papuan Languages and Linguistics Conference (APLL12), hosted virtually by the University of Oslo! Lab alumna Megan Brown is giving a talk on “Variation in Ende word order”. Prof. Lindsey is delivering (with Katherine Anne Strong) an early career plenary on “Sociophonetic […]
Congratulations to Michael Fang, who was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) grant — specifically, a Humanities Scholars Award — to continue working on research in Summer 2020! Below is a brief description of the project he will be working on: Jiangnan (Michael) Fang: “De-linking between words in conversational English by native speakers of Mandarin” In […]
This Friday, Prof. Lindsey will be in Southborough to deliver the keynote address for the Asian Studies Chair Installation Ceremony at St. Mark’s School. Knock ’em dead, Prof. Lindsey!