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DAY 1: Thursday October 11 - Old Chapel

        8:00-9:00 Breakfast

        9:00-9:15 Opening: 15 minutes

9:15-11:00: SESSION 1 (Session chair: Chuck Clifton)

9:15-10:00. Finding prosodic answers to sentence processing questions using an individual differences approach. (Jason Bishop)

10:00-10:30. Prosodic phrase boundary processing in native signers of ASL. (Nikole Giovannone, Ahren Fitzroy, Russell Richie, Kaja Jasinska, Sandra Wood, Nicole Landi, Marie Coppola & Mara Breen) [video, slides]

10:30-11:00. The wisdom of crowds in prosodic annotation: Using Rapid Prosody Transcription to approximate the behavior of expert phonological annotators (Boram Kim & Jason Bishop)

11:00-11:30: Coffee break

11:30-12:30: SESSION 2 (Session chair: Jill Thorson)

11:15-12:00. A multidimensional view of prosody: lessons from the Romance prosody project. (Pilar Prieto)   (Postponed to Friday due to flight delays)  

11:30-12:00. A cross-linguistic analysis of L+H*: pitch range differences in Peninsular Spanish, American English and L2 Spanish. (Covadonga Sánchez-Alvarado) [video, slides]

12:00-12:30. Describing and accounting for a ‘prosodic factivity alternation’ in Turkish. (Deniz Özyıldız) [video, slides]

12:30-2:30: Lunch

2:30-3:45: SESSION 3 (Session chair: Duane Watson)

2:30-3:15. The San Juan Quiahije Tone System. (handout) (Emiliana Cruz) [video, slides]

3:15-3:45. Does Itunyoso Triqui have intonation? (Christian DiCanio & Richard Hatcher) [video, slides]

3:45-4:00 Coffee Break

4:15-5:30: SESSION 4 (Session chair: Emiliana Cruz)

4:15-5:00. Social meanings of prosodic variation in three understudied indigenous communities. (James Stanford and Zachary Cooper) [video, slides]

5:00-5:30. The interaction of timing and scaling in the Shilluk lexical tone system. (Jon Barnes, Nanette Veilleux, Alejna Brugos and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel) [video, slides]


(See poster list here)

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DAY 2: Friday Oct 12 - South College W245

        8:00-9:00 Breakfast

9:00-10:45: SESSION 5 (Session chair: Kristine Yu)

9:00-9:45 Future Directions for Prosody Research in African American English-Speaking Communities. (Lisa Green) [video, slides]

9:45-10:15 Prosody, African American Language, and Political Style: The Case of Barack Obama (Nicole Holliday, Jason Bishop & Grace Kuo) [video, slides]

10:15-10:45 Language experience and perceived prosodic prominence in African American English and European American English (Jason McLarty, Charlotte Vaughn & Tyler Kendall) [video, slides]

10:45-12:30 Lunch

12:30-2:15: SESSION 6 (Session chair: Jonathan Barnes)

12:30-1:15. Bridging the field and the lab: adapting laboratory phonology elicitation techniques for fieldwork in Creole languages. (Shelome Gooden) [video, slides]

1:15-1:45. Convergent contrastive cues: Beat gesture and L+H* pitch accenting influence online reference resolution similarly in spoken language processing (Laura Morett & Scott Fraundorf) [video, slides]

1:45-2:15 Intonational categories and implicit speech rate normalization: evidence for awareness of prosody in rate dependent speech perception (Jeremy Steffman) [video, slides]

2:15-2:45 Coffee Break

2:45-3:45 SESSION 7 (Session chair: Christian DiCanio)

2:45-3:15 Meter and Phonological Encoding during Speech Production (Brett Myers & Duane Watson) [video, slides]

3:15-3:45 Does planning explain predictability effects on word duration? (Valerie Langlois, Sandra Zerkle & Jennifer Arnold) [video, slides]

3:45-4:30 SESSION 7.5 (Session chair: John Kingston)  

3:45-4:30: A multidimensional view of prosody: lessons from the Romance prosody project. (Pilar Prieto)   (rescheduled from Thursday) [video, slides]

4:30-5:30 SESSION 8  

Roundtable discussion on African American English prosody [video, slides]



(Linguistics Department, Integrative Learning Center 4th floor)

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DAY 3: Saturday Oct 13 - South College W245

        8-9: Breakfast

9:00-10:15: SESSION 9 (Session chair: Nicole Holliday)

9:00-9:45 Interpreting prosody in context: Gender, social stereotypes and the perception of uptalk in London. (Erez Levon) [video, slides]

9:45-10:15 Prosodic features of newscaster intonation: production, perception, and communicative use. (Emily Gasser, Byron Ahn, Donna Jo Napoli & Z.L. Zhou) [video, slides]

10:15-10:30: Coffee break

10:30-12:00: SESSION 10 (Session chair: Rachel Burdin)

10:30-11:15 The Affective Roots of Gender Patterns in the Use of Creaky Voice. (Rob Podesva) [video, slides]

11:15-12:00 Gender, pitch, and voice quality through the lens of transgender speakers. (Lal Zimman) [video, slides]


(See poster list here)

2:00-3:30: SESSION 11 Roundtable on Prosody and Sociolinguistics [video, slides]

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Poster Session 1: DAY 1, Thursday October 11, 2018. 6-8pm.

  1. Interlocutor induced (non-)variability of prosodic cue production in coordinate structures. (Clara Huttenlauch, Carola de Beer, Isabell Wartenburger & Sandra Hanne) [poster]
  2. Pupil dilation indexes closure mismatches between prosody and syntax: a growth curve analysis. (Jesse Harris & Sun-Ah Jun) [poster]
  3. Accommodating variations in pragmatic interpretation of intonation contours. (Andrés Buxó-Lugo, Sherwin Nourani & Chigusa Kurumada) [poster]
  4. Comparing North Sámi dialectal variability using hierarchical modeling of prosody. (Katri Hiovain, Juraj Šimko, Antti Suni & Martti Vainio) [poster]
  5. L1 listeners’ perception of prominence in reading aloud by L1 and L2 speakers of English. (Caroline Smith) [poster]
  6. The intonation of broad and contrastive focus in the speech of heritage learners of Brazilian Portuguese. (Alexandre Alves Santos) [poster]
  7. Cross-linguistic differences in the role of rhythm in the Speech-to-Song Illusion. (Margaret Golder & Mara Breen) [poster]
  8. Prosodic grouping and perceived time distortion: pitch-based auditory illusions in speech. (Alejna Brugos) [poster]
  9. The effect of segments on lexical tone perception. (Jonathan Wright and Melissa Baese-Berk) [poster]
  10. Spurious pitch movements in American English polar questions. (Byron Ahn & Z.L. Zhou) [poster]
  11. Acoustic cues to regional dialect variation in short vs. long utterances. (Kirsten Meemann, Steven Alcorn, Rajka Smiljanic & Cynthia G. Clopper) [poster]
  12. Prosodic structure and intonational phonology of the Chungcheong dialect of Korean. (Sejin Oh & Sun-Ah Jun) [poster]
  13. The interaction of stress, tonal alignment, and phrasal position in Singaporean English. (Adam Chong & James German) [poster]
  14. Vowel length, tonal alignment and sentence position in Palestinian Arabic. (Niamh Kelly) [poster]
  15. Acoustics correlates of prominence in Yawarana. (Natalia Cáceres Arandia, Alyssa Moore, Zac Post, Spike Gildea & Melissa Baese-Berk) [poster]
  16. Saguenay French: Weight-sensitive pitch accent language. (Jeffrey Lamontagne, Heather Goad & Morgan Sonderegger) [poster]

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Poster Session 2: DAY 3, Saturday October 13, 2018. 12-2pm.

  1. Sounding like a stereotype: the effect of speaker race on emotional prosody perception. (Rachel Weissler) [poster]
  2. A prosodic analysis of black gay speech in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. (Dominique Canning)
  3. This experiment is Really Cool: The prosody and semantics of FirstCaps use in social media. (Clara Walsh & Mara Breen) [poster]
  4. Interactive Card Game: A new data collection method for intonation study. (Li-Fang Lai) [poster]
  5. PoLaR Annotation Conventions: A Tool for Annotating Prosodic Variation. (Byron Ahn, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel and Nanette Veilleux) [poster]
  6. A Robin Hood approach to Forced Alignment: English-trained algorithms and their use on Pama-Nyungan languages. (Sarah Babinski, Rikker Dockum, Dolly Goldenberg, J. Hunter Craft & Claire Bowern) [poster]
  7. Mumbling through a wall: Clustering Slavic dialects using hierarchical statistical modeling of prosody. (Juraj Šimko, Ruprecht von Waldenfels, Michael Daniel, Nina Dobrushina, Achim Rabus, Antti Suni, Katri Hiovain & Martti Vainio) [poster]
  8. Circumflex nuclear configurations in Yucatecan Spanish as a supra-regional feature: The roles of bilingualism and gender. (Nuria Martínez García & Melanie Uth) [poster]
  9. Gender differences in Peninsular Spanish non-question rises. (Meghan Armstrong-Abrami, Nicholas Henriksen & Lorenzo García-Amaya) [poster]
  10. The interplay between pitch range and societal norms in the two languages of Japanese-English sequential bilinguals. (Elisa Passoni, Esther de Leeuw & Erez Levon) [poster]
  11. Phonetic contrasts and overlaps in H* and L+H* in African American and Jewish Englishes. (Rachel Burdin & Nicole Holliday) [poster]
  12. Individual patterns of prosodic disfluency in Spontaneous American English Speech. (Alison Langston, Alejna Brugos & Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel) [poster]
  13. Modeling ‘elbows’ in F0 contours: Phrase accents in English. (Edward Flemming) [poster]
  14. Prosodic boundaries in Hungarian infant-directed speech. (Adam Szalontai, Katalin Mády, Andrea Deme and Anna Kohári) [poster]
  15. Prosody imparts predictive structure similar to mature perception during child-directed reading. (Ahren Fitzroy & Mara Breen) [poster]
  16. Perception and acoustic realizations of English stress by Mandarin L2 learners. (Huan Luo) [poster]