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 […]
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 […]
Welcome to the eleven students who will be joining the lab this summer: Adi Briskin is a rising sophomore at Washington University in St. Louis double-majoring in English and Linguistics. Her interests are in language acquisition. Eliana Mugar (CAS ’23) is a rising senior majoring in Linguistics and Computer Science. Her interests are in computational […]
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 PhD student and research fellow Megan Brown, who was just awarded a Language Learning Dissertation Grant! Well-done, Megan!