Next week, Prof. Chang will be giving a talk in the University of Florida’s Language and Brain series on December 1. The title of his talk (on joint work with Dr. Esther de Leeuw, University of Lausanne) is “Introducing ADAPPT: A theoretical framework for research on bilingual speech”.
A paper entitled “Regressive cross-linguistic influence in multilingual speech rhythm: The role of language similarity” (Brown-Bousfield & Chang, 2023) has been published by John Benjamins Publishing in the edited volume L3 Development After the Initial State. Abstract: While previous work on multilingual speech rhythm has found evidence of progressive cross-linguistic influence of a first or second language […]
Congratulations to Prof. Chang on receiving a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers for the 2024-25 academic year! Prof. Chang will use this fellowship to carry out research on multilingual phonetics and phonology at the Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing in Munich, hosted by Prof. Jonathan Harrington.
Prof. Chang has been awarded the inaugural Anne Cutler International Visiting Fellowship. With the support of this fellowship, he will visit the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development in Sydney in Spring 2024, hosted by Dr. Mark Antoniou. Kudos to Prof. Chang!
A paper entitled “On the auditory identifiability of Asian American identity in speech: The role of listener background, sociolinguistic awareness, and language ideologies” (Chang & Fraser, 2023) has been published in the Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America. Abstract: The current study examined the auditory identifiability of Asian American ethnoracial identity, including the role of listener […]
Congratulations to Prof. Chang on his acceptance to the upcoming 20th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS 2023)! The title of his contribution (co-authored with Profs. Kevin Tang and Andrew Nevins) is “Individual differences in vowel compactness persist under intoxication across first and second languages”.
A paper entitled “Exploring the onset of phonetic drift in voice onset time perception” (Kellogg & Chang, 2023) has been published in the open-access journal Languages. Abstract: Recent exposure to a second or foreign language (FL) can influence production and/or perception in the first language (L1), a phenomenon referred to as phonetic drift. The smallest amount of […]
A paper entitled “Examining the role of phoneme frequency in first language perceptual attrition” (Chang & Ahn, 2023) has been published in the open-access journal Languages. Abstract: In this paper, we follow up on previous findings concerning first language (L1) perceptual attrition to examine the role of phoneme frequency in influencing variation across L1 contrasts. We hypothesized […]
Prof. Chang will be in Rochester this week to give a colloquium at the University of Rochester’s Department of Linguistics. The title of his talk is “Intoxication effects on bilingual speech”.
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, […]