S Professor JOHN ALDERETE received an Insight Grant with collaborator Melissa Baese-Berk from the University of Oregon.
S We have eight students from our department who will be heading to the University of British Columbia in September to start programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Read their stories here.
S ZACK GILKISON defended his MA Thesis titled "How What Was Said Was Said: Quotation in Hul’q’umi’num’ Narrative Performance" successfully on July 23, 2020.
S Professor MURRAY MUNRO has published a new textbook titled "Applying Phonetics: Speech Science in Everyday Life."
Munro, Murray. (2020). Applying Phonetics: Speech Science in Everyday Life. Wiley-Blackwell.
S Professer YUE WANG has published an article titled "ADFAC: Automatic detection of facial articulatory features" in MethodsX.
Saurabh Garg, Ghassan Hamarneh, Allard Jongman, Joan Sereno, and Yue Wang. ADFAC: Automatic Detection of Facial Articulatory Features. MethodX, 7:101006, 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2020.101006
S Lecturer MARGARET GRANT has published an article titled "Processing ambiguities in attachment and pronominal reference" in Glossa.
Grant, M., Sloggett, S., & Dillon, B. (2020). Processing ambiguities in attachment and pronominal reference. Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 5(1), 77. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.852
S Lecturer HEATHER BLISS has produced a discussion paper on behalf of the First Peoples’ Cultural Council of BC to advocate for a national strategy for the implementation of Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages Act.
Bliss, Heather, Suzanne Gessner, Tracey Herbert, and Aliana Parker. 2020. Framing the discussion: A proposal for a national strategy for the implementation of Bill C-91. Discussion paper prepared for the First Peoples’ Cultural Council of British Columbia and submitted to the Department of Canadian Heritage. Online. Available: http://www.fpcc.ca/files/PDF/FPCC_national_strategy_discussion_paper_June_11_2020.pdf.
S Associate Professor PANAYIOTIS PAPPAS was part of a panel through Abralin ao Vivo: Linguists Online on July 13. In the panel, Sustainable Academia: The Way Forward, Pappas and the other panelists discussed how we can make academia a more climate-aware, ecologically and socially ethical place.
S Our department was well represented at the 17th biennial conference of the Association for Laboratory Phonology cohosted online by the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University Departments of Linguistics.
Professor JOHN ALDERETE presented the poster "Cross-linguistic trends in speech errors: sub-lexical errors in Cantonese".
Recent MA graduate DANIELLE DENG presented the poster "Processing Tone and Vowel Information in Mandarin: An eye-tracking study of contextual effects on speech processing".
Recent MA graduate DANIELLE DENG and Assistant Professor HENNY YEUNG presented the paper "Associations between second-language learning and music perception in Mandarin speakers".
LangDev Lab Manager ELISE MCCLAY and Assistant Professor HENNY YEUNG presented the poster "Child-directed prosody in the TalkBank LENA corpus".
Members of the Language and Development and Language and Brain Labs, including their directors Assistant Professor HENNY YEUNG and Professor YUE WANG, presented the poster "Visual scanning of a talking face when evaluating segmental and prosodic information".