Congratulations to PhD student Jackson Kellogg and Prof. Chang on their acceptance to the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society (PsyNom22), to take place in Boston this November! Jackson will give a talk entitled “Exploring the onset of phonetic drift in perception” (co-authored with Prof. Chang) on Friday morning in Session 13: Speech Perception I […]
Congratulations to PhD students Felix Kpogo and Jackson Kellogg on their acceptances to the upcoming BUCLD (BUCLD 47), to take place this November! Felix will co-present the poster “Minimizing complexity while maintaining the grammar: The case of diminutives in heritage Twi” (co-authored with Prof. Chang) with fellow PhD student Alex Kohut in the Friday afternoon […]
Congratulations to Felix Kpogo on receiving a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) Grant! His dissertation project, advised by Prof. Chang, is entitled “Investigating Sound Change in an Understudied Language: A Sociophonetic Study of Age and Locality Effects”. Well-done, Felix!
A paper entitled “Intoxication and pitch control in tonal and non-tonal language speakers” (Tang, Chang, Green, Bao, Hindley, Kim, & Nevins, 2022) has been published in the open-access journal JASA Express Letters. Abstract: Alcohol intoxication is known to affect pitch variability in non-tonal languages. In this study, intoxication’s effects on pitch were examined in tonal and non-tonal […]
Congratulations to Profs. Chang and Lindsey on receiving fellowships from the BU Center for the Humanities for 2022-2023! Prof. Chang was awarded a Jeffrey Henderson Senior Research Fellowship, and Prof. Lindsey was awarded a Junior Faculty Fellowship.
Prof. Chang will be giving a talk at the University of California, Santa Cruz, on May 9 in the Phonetics and Phonology Lunch (Phlunch) series. The title of his talk is “Multilingual phonological knowledge in speech perception and production”.
Prof. Chang is in Barcelona this week to present a talk (co-authored with Prof. Yao Yao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University) entitled “Multiple factor analysis of individual differences among heritage Mandarin speakers” at the 10th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech (New Sounds 2022)!
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 […]
Prof. Chang will be giving a colloquium at Stony Brook University’s Department of Linguistics on Mar. 11. The title of his talk is “Towards a bilingual agenda for research on bilingual speech: Attrition & Drift in Access, Perception, and Production Theory (ADAPPT)” (joint work with Esther de Leeuw).