Congratulations to Prof. Chang on receiving an Undergraduate Research Assistance Grant from BU’s Center for Innovation in Social Science to support student research in the lab in Summer 2022!
Congratulations to PAMLabbie Felix Kpogo on receiving a short-term Graduate Research Abroad Fellowship (GRAF) from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences to support summer fieldwork in Ghana! Well-done, Felix!
PhD student Danielle Dionne will be presenting results from the Asian Americans in Boston project in a poster (co-authored with Prof. Chang) entitled “Sociophonetic variation among Asian Americans: The role of ethnicity and style” at the 182nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) on May 23. Danielle was also admitted to the 2022 […]
PhD student Kevin Samejon will be presenting his research at two conferences in May: “Stress-conditioned vowel change in reduplicated and suffixed words: Evidence from Cebuano /u/”, a poster at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS31), hosted by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa “Acoustic and social dimensions of word-final /z/ production: Data […]
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 […]