Category: Faculty

Paper in Applied Linguistics (Ahn & Chang)

A paper entitled “Emotion word development in bilingual children living in majority and minority contexts” (Ahn & Chang, 2022) has been published in Applied Linguistics. Abstract: The lexicon of emotion words is fundamental to interpersonal communication. To examine how emotion word acquisition interacts with societal context, the present study investigated emotion word development in three groups of child […]

Chang at PLM2021

This weekend, Prof. Chang will be one of the plenary speakers at the 50th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM2020/2021). The title of his presentation is “Similarity in multilingual development and attrition”.

PAMLab at Psychonomics 2021

Lab alum Dominique Lopiccolo and Prof. Chang will be presenting a poster entitled “Cultural factors weaken but do not reverse left-to-right spatial biases in numerosity processing: Data from readers of Arabic and English” at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society (Psychonomics 2021) later this year. Congratulations to them!

PAMLab at NWAV49

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 […]


Chang in Abralin ao Vivo series

Next month, Prof. Chang will be giving a talk in the Abralin ao Vivo series entitled “Phonetic drift as an aspect of lifespan language development”. The talk is free and open to the public and will be livestreamed on the Abralin ao Vivo webpage.

Chang in Cambridge Handbook of Heritage Languages and Linguistics

A review chapter entitled “Phonetics and phonology of heritage languages” (Chang, 2021) has been published in The Cambridge Handbook of Heritage Languages and Linguistics, edited by Profs. Silvina Montrul and Maria Polinsky. Abstract: This chapter provides an overview of research on heritage language (HL) sound systems, with a focus on areas of convergence and divergence among heritage […]

Chang & Ahn at KoHL

Prof. Chang will be speaking about joint work with Dr. Sunyoung Ahn at this week’s roundtable research meeting of KoHL/콜 (Korean Heritage Language Research Group), hosted by UC Irvine! The presentation is entitled “Emotion word development in Korean-speaking children living in majority and minority contexts”, and is scheduled for Wednesday, May 26 at 2pm PT […]

Chang at Western U.

Next Wednesday (March 31), Prof. Chang will be giving a talk in the L2 Speech Learning Group at Western University about joint work with Prof. Yao Yao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University). The title of the talk is “An individual-differences perspective on variation in heritage Mandarin speakers”.

Chang at GULP

This Thursday (January 28), Prof. Chang will be giving a talk in the Glasgow University Laboratory of Phonetics (GULP). The title of the talk is “Development of speech perception and production in multilingualism”.

Chang at UBC

This Friday (January 15), Prof. Chang will be giving a virtual colloquium in the Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The title of the colloquium is “Phonological learning in multilingual contexts”.