Several lab members presented a poster at the East Asian Psycholinguistics Colloquium at The Ohio State University on Oct. 13th. Prof. Lin gave a talk titled “Assymetries in the Comprehension and Production of Chinese Relative Clauses.” Nicki Dabney presented “Perceptions of Discourse Particle Use and Speaker Identity in Mandarin Chinese.” Jessica Harding presented “The effect of cohesion violations on syntactic individuation.” Yu-Jung Lin presented “The Effect of Mandarin Transcription System on Phonological Awareness.” Jung-Yueh Tu presented “Taiwanese Tone Sandhi in Loanwords.” Here are some pictures we took! (Pic1, Pic2, Pic3, Pic4, Pic5)
Prof. Lin will give a talk at the East Asian Psycholinguistics Colloquium at The Ohio State University on Oct. 13th. Graduate students working on psycholinguistic research on any East Asian language are also encouraged to submit an abstract (500 words or less) for a poster session by Sept. 14th to firstname.lastname@example.org. Other speakers include: Dr. Tetsuya Sano (Meiji Gakuin University), Dr. James Tai (National Chung Cheng University), Dr. Xiang Ming (University of Chicago), and OSU speakers Dr. Kiwako Ito and Dr. Pusian Wong.
Prof. Lin will be presenting a talk entitled “Restrictiveness and information status of Chinese relative clauses: Evidence from discourse comprehension” at the Pragmatics Festival at Indiana University (April 19-21, 2012)
He will also be presenting a poster entitled “Typological perspectives on relative clause processing: Thematic mapping, case markedness, filler-gap integrations, and their relative timing” at the Workshop on the Timing of Grammar: Experimental and Theoretical Considerations in Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW 35) at University of Potsdam, Germany, on March 27, 2012.
Nate Sims was awarded the Hutton Honors College Research Partnership Grant to learn about psycholinguistic research with Prof. Charles Lin at LaCL in the Spring of 2012. Congratulations to him!
Albin, A. (2011). The loanword after the loan: Dual routes to diachronic nativization in Japanese loanword accent. Paper presented at Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference (Mid-Phon) 17 (Urbana, Illinois; 10/21/2011 ~ 10/23/2011).
de Jong, K.J., N.H.Silbert, K.T.Regier, and A.Albin. (2011). Statistical relationships in distinctive feature models and acoustic-phonetic properties of English consonants. Paper presented at Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference (Mid-Phon) 17 (Urbana, Illinois; 10/21/2011 ~ 10/23/2011).
Albin, A., and W. Rankinen. (2011). A Bayesian approach to cross-speaker vowel normalization. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 40 (Washington D C.; 10/27/2011 ~ 10/30/2011).
LaCL started having meetings in 2010 and we are now heading towards 2011. Happy Holidays, everyone!