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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)

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)

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

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)

3:15-3:45. Does Itunyoso Triqui have intonation? (Christian DiCanio & Richard Hatcher)

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 Zach Cooper)

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)


(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)

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

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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

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)

4:30-5:30 SESSION 8  

Roundtable discussion on African American English prosody



(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)

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

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)

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


(See poster list here)

2:00-3:30: SESSION 11 Roundtable on Prosody and Sociolinguistics

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

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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)
  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)
  4. Interactive Card Game: A new data collection method for intonation study. (Li-Fang Lai)
  5. PoLaR Annotation Conventions: A Tool for Annotating Prosodic Variation. (Byron Ahn, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel and Nanette Veilleux)
  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)
  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)
  8. Circumflex nuclear configurations in Yucatecan Spanish as a supra-regional feature: The roles of bilingualism and gender. (Nuria Martínez García & Melanie Uth)
  9. Gender differences in Peninsular Spanish non-question rises. (Meghan Armstrong-Abrami, Nicholas Henriksen & Lorenzo García-Amaya)
  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)
  11. Phonetic contrasts and overlaps in H* and L+H* in African American and Jewish Englishes. (Rachel Burdin & Nicole Holliday)
  12. Individual patterns of prosodic disfluency in Spontaneous American English Speech. (Alison Langston, Alejna Brugos & Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel)
  13. Modeling ‘elbows’ in F0 contours: Phrase accents in English. (Edward Flemming)
  14. Prosodic boundaries in Hungarian infant-directed speech. (Adam Szalontai, Katalin Mády, Andrea Deme and Anna Kohári)
  15. Prosody imparts predictive structure similar to mature perception during child-directed reading. (Ahren Fitzroy & Mara Breen)
  16. Perception and acoustic realizations of English stress by Mandarin L2 learners. (Huan Luo)