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 […]
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”.
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 […]