All meetings are scheduled for Wednesdays at 4pm.

Schedule for 2019-2020

March 11th, 2020 POSTPONED to April 1st, 2020: Jennifer Cole (LING)

March 4th, 2020: Matt Goldrick (LING)

February 5th, 2020: Ann Bradlow (LING)

January 15th, 2020 Uriel Cohen Priva (Brown University)

January 8th, 2020 Anne Pycha (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)

POSTPONED December 12th, 2019 Matt Goldrick (LING)

November 20th, 2019 Timo Roettger (LING)

October 30th, 2019 Kasia Hitczenko (LING)

TUESDAY September 24th  Jim Magnuson (University of Connecticut) Note exceptional Tuesday date, still at 4pm.

Schedule for 2018-2019:

May 1st Oriana Kilbourn-Ceron (LING) “Phonological variability at word boundaries: the effect of speech production planning”.

April 17th Olga Dmitrieva (Purdue University): “Phonetic first language attrition – where next?”

March 13th Jacob Phillips (University of Chicago): “Asymmetrical sound change actuation and propagation: Production and perception of /s/-retraction in American English”

March 6th Yossi Keshet: “Hide and Speak: Deep Neural Networks for Speech Steganography”

Feb. 20th Elizabeth Pillion (University of Chicago): “Clicks in American English: Understudied Aspects of Sound Systems”

Jan. 23rd Annette D’Onofrio & Jaime Benheim: “Contextualizing Reversal: Sociohistorical Dynamics and the Northern Cities Shift in a Chicago Neighborhood”

Jan. 9th Ryan Cotterell (University of Cambridge): “Probabilistic Typology: Deep Generative Models of Vowel Inventories”

Dec. 12th. Jennifer Cole: “Conventionalization in the prosodic encoding of information structure: An information-theoretic approach.”

Nov. 7th. Thomas Denby: “Specificity of Listener Knowledge of Phonotactic Adaptation”

Oct. 24th. Annette D’Onofrio & Amelia Stecker: “The social meaning of stylistic variability: Sociophonetic (in)variance in presidential candidates’ campaign rallies”

Oct. 10th. Matt Goldrick: “Reading aloud is (surprisingly) hard to do: Evidence from bilinguals and older adults.”

Sept. 26th. Kick-off meeting

Past meetings of 2017-2018:
May 16. Dave Ogden: “Perceptual adaptation and attitude improvement: Evidence from pupillometry, transcription accuracy, and self-report.”

Apr. 11th. Joint Phonatics-CLI Meeting with Jen Alexander, Erin Leddon, and Julia Moore

Feb. 28th. Sayuri Hayakawa: “Morality & Mental Imagery in a Foreign Language”

Feb. 21st. Jennifer Cole: “Quantifying phonetic variation in imitated speech: An argument for acoustic landmark analysis”

Feb. 7th. Allison Hilger: “Manipulating prosody: speech-acoustic responses to vocal feedback perturbations prior to phrasal prominence”

Jan. 31st. Timo Roettger: “The tune drives the text – the role of intonation in linguistic change”

Dec. 13th. LSA practice talks – Annette D’Onofrio and Eleanor Chodroff

Nov. 15th. Suyeon Im

Nov. 8th. FAVE forced alignment tutorial led by Emily Cibelli and Eleanor Chodroff

Nov. 1st. Teresa Pratt: “Embodying toughness: LOT-raising, /l/-velarization, and retracted articulatory setting”

Oct. 25th. Ann Bradlow: “High variability speech training in and out of the lab”

Oct. 4th. ELAN transcription led by Annette D’Onofrio

Sept. 27th. Kick-off meeting