Presentations

2017

Linguistics Seminar at University of Illinois at Chicago

February 3, 2017

  • Jennifer Cole: Details (sometimes) matter for the mental representation of intonation

Workshop on Abstractness, Diversity and Speech Dynamics

Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing

Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München, Germany

May 3-5, 2017

  • Jennifer Cole: Individual differences and attentional effects on cue weighting for prosody perception
  • Ann Bradlow: Language-independent talker-specificity in bilingual speech production
  • Matt Goldrick: Dynamics of lexical access and speech articulation

2016

APCAM 2016

November 17, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

PANEL DISCUSSION

  • Toscano, J., McMurray, B., Myers, E., & Goldrick, M.: Unifying principles and individual differences: What should we focus on to understand speech?

Psychonomic Society's 57th Annual Meeting

November 17-20, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

PAPERS

  • Denby, T., & Goldrick, M.: Why adapt? Phonotactic learning as non-native language adaptation.
  • Gollan, T., & Goldrick, M.: What is selected in bilingual sentence production?

MidPhon 21

September 16-18, 2016
Michigan State University

  • Thomas Denby and Matt Goldrick:  Phonotactic learning as adaptation to non-native speech

LabPhon15: Speech Dynamics and Phonological Representation

July 13-16, 2016
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY USA

  • Matt Goldrick: Invited Speaker at LabPhon15

Canadian Linguistic Association annual meeting

May 28-30, 2016
Calgary, AB, Canada

  • Alexis Wellwood: Event quantification with adjectives.

The Fifth International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages (TAL 2016)

May 24–27, 2016
Buffalo, NY

  • Jennifer Alexander and Wang, Y.: The Perceptual Assimilation Model and Cross-language Identification of Lexical Tone.

Semantics and Linguistic Theory 26

May 12-15, 2016
University of Austin, Texas

  • Alexis Wellwood: States and events for S-level gradable adjectives. (poster)

West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 34

April 29-May 1, 2016
University of Utah

  • Alexis Wellwood: States and events in the semantics of stage-level predications. (poster)

Linguistics Colloquium at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

April 11, 2016
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Matt Goldrick: Title to be announced.

Sound to Word 2016

April 1-2, 2016
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

  • Ann Bradlow: Keynote Speaker

Linguistics Colloquium at Michigan State University

March 17, 2016

  • Alexis Wellwood: Dimensions of comparison

The 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing

March 3-5, 2016
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

POSTER

  • Daniel Tucker & Klinton Bicknell: Forward perceptual spans as informationally equivalent across languages.

TALKS

  • Nayoun Kim, Laurel Brehm, Masaya Yoshida: Agreement Attraction in NP Ellipsis
  • Gregory Ward: The Effect of Verbal Aspect and Verb Type on the Salience of Discourse Entities.

Talks in Linguistics, Department of Spanish and Italian Studies

January 22, 2016
University of Illinois at Chicago

  • McClain, Rhonda: Neural mechanisms of second language speech production and cognitive control as revealed by event-related potentials

The 90th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America

January 7-10, 2016
Washington, DC

TALKS

  • Ann Bradlow: Invited talk, "Speech production and perception across a language barrier," for a symposium entitled, "Language contact in the mind and in the community: Insights from bilingual phonetics and phonology."
  • Nayoun Kim, Laurel Brehm, Masaya Yoshida: Agreement Attraction in NP Ellipsis
  • Gregory Ward: The Effect of Perfective Aspect on the Salience of Discourse Entities.
  • Wellwood, A.: States and events in comparatives with adjectives.

POSTERS

  • Emily Cibelli: Phonetic instruction as a tool to overcome L1 biases in L2 articulation. (Part of the symposium on "Language contact in the mind and in the community: Insights from bilingual phonetics and phonology.")
  • Nayoun Kim, Peter Baumann,Kathleen Hall,Robert Schumacher, Masaya Yoshida: The processing of why.
  • Gregory Ward: On the Incorporation of Generalized Conversational Implicatures into what is said: An Experimental Investigation. [with William (Sid) Horton and Christopher Schmader].

2015

Psychonomic Society's 56th Annual Meeting

November 19-22, 2015
Chicago, IL

TALK

  • Fink, A., & Goldrick, M.: The role of response inhibition and interference resolution in lexical selection.

POSTERS

  • Brehm, L., & Goldrick, M.: Gradient structure in verb-particle constructions.
  • Cooper, A. and Ann Bradlow: Linguistically-Guided Perceptual Adaptation to Foreign-Accented Speech.
  • Denby, T., & Goldrick, M.: Acquiring phonotactic constraints: The role of abstraction and phonetic variability.
  • McClain, R., Rossi, E., Kroll, J. Catching inhibitory processes during speech planning on the fly.

Semantics Workshop of the American Midwest and Prairies (SWAMP 2015)
October 31, 2015
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

TALKS

  • Way, R. and Alexis Wellwood: An interval-based solution to Rullmann ambiguities.
  • Kim, N., Yoshida, M., and Alexis Wellwood: Two whys in English.

Distinguished Lecture Series, Centre for Research on Brain, Language, and Music
October 2, 2015
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

  • Matthew Goldrick: Phonetic echoes of cognitive processing

IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP 2015)
September 17-20, 2015
Boston, MA

PAPER

  • Adi, Y., Keshet, J., and Matthew Goldrick: Vowel duration measurement using deep neural networks.

The 20th Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology (MidPhon 20)
September 11-13, 2015
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

PAPER

  • Denby, T., and Matthew Goldrick: Abstraction in phonotactic acquisition: The role of frequency and variability.

POSTERS

  • Lee, K., Bradlow A., and Matthew Goldrick: Neutralization of coda obstruents in Korean: Evidence in production and perception.
  • Lee, K., Bradlow, A., and Matthew Goldrick: Neutralization of Coda Obstruents in Korean: Evidence in Production and Perception.

Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP 2015)
September 3-5, 2015
Valetta, Malta

POSTER

  • Fink, A, and Matthew Goldrick: Domain-general interference resolution in spoken production: Conflict resolution or information management?

The 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2015)
August 25-29, 2015
Milan, Italy

PAPER

  • Mugler, E., Goldrick, M., Rosenow, J., Tate, M., and Slutzky, M.: Decoding of articulatory gestures during word production using speech motor and premotor cortical activity.[presented by M. Slutzky]

Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC 2015)
August 1-5, 2015
Nashville, TN

TALK

  • Cooper, A., Yue Wang and Richard Ashley: The impact of musical experience on the perception of rate-varied vowel length in Thai.

Experimental Pragmatics (XPRAG 2015)
July 16-18, 2015
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

TALK

  • Gregory Ward: On the Incorporation of Generalized Conversational Implicatures into what is said: An Experimental Investigation. [with William (Sid) Horton and Christopher Schmader]

The 10th International Symposium on Bilingualism
May 20-24, 2015
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

PAPER

  • Matthew Goldrick: Experimental approaches to code switching: Promises and challenges.

The 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
May 18-22, 2015
Pittsburgh, PA

POSTER

  • Lee, K., Bradlow, A., and Matthew Goldrick: Acoustic evidence for incomplete neutralization of coda obstruents in Korea.

Talks in Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science
May 8, 2015
University of Delaware, Newark, DE

  • Matthew Goldrick: Gradience in cognitive representations.

Talks in Department of Linguistics
April 13, 2015
Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • Matthew Goldrick: Gradient Symbolic Computation: The integration of grammar and gradient representations in bilingualism

Talks in Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences
April 10, 2015
Brown University, Providence, RI

  • Matthew Goldrick: Phonetic echoes of cognitive disruptions in mono- and multi-lingual speech

West Coast Conference for Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 33)
March 27-29, 2015
Simon Frasier University, Vancouver

TALK

  • Larson, B. and Alexis Wellwood: A long-distance morphosyntax and semantics for comparative clauses.

Talks in Linguistics, Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies
January 30, 2015
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Matthew Goldrick: Unifying the continuous and the discrete in theories of bilingualism: Insights from Gradient Symbolic Computation.

The 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America
January 8-11, 2015
Portland, OR

TALKS

  • Lauren Ackerman (Northwestern University), Michael Frazier (Northwestern University), Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University): Resumptive pronouns ameliorate island violations in forced-choice tasks.
  • Lauren Ackerman (Northwestern University), Nina Kazanina (University of Bristol), Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University): Cataphoric dependency search overrides, but local coherence lingers.
  • Lisa Dawdy-Hesterberg (Northwestern University): When speakers fail to utilize a highly-predictive morphophonological cue: The case of the Arabic masdar.
  • David Potter (Northwestern University), Michael Frazier (Northwestern University), Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University): On the structural ambiguity of gapping.

POSTERS

  • Lauren Ackerman (Northwestern University), Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University): A third wh-phrase increases acceptability of ditransitive multiple-wh-questions.
  • Jeremy Needle (Northwestern University), Janet Pierrehumbert (Northwestern University), Jennifer Hay (University of Canterbury): PseudoMatic: A flexible pseudoword generator with triphones.

2014

The 36th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society
July 23-26, 2014
Quebec City, Canada

TALKS

  • Janet B. Pierrehumbert: Real Words, Possible Words, and New Words.
  • R. Alexander Schumacher, Janet B. Pierrehumbert, and Patrick LaShell: Reconciling Inconsistency in Encoded Morphological Distinctions in an Artificial Language.
  • Baumann, Peter, Clark, Brady, & Kaufmann, Stefan: Overspecificationa and the Cost of Pragmatic Reasoning about Referring Expressions.

POSTER

  • Baumann, Peter: Dependencies and Hierarchical Structure in Sentence Processing.

2013

The 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America,
December 2-6, 2013
San Francisco, CA

TALK

  • Cooper, A. and Ann Bradlow: Talker familiarity effects on speech-in-speech perception. 

Architecture and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP 2013)
September 2-4, 2013
Marseille, France

TALK

  • Cooper, A., Susanne Brouwer and Ann Bradlow: Perceptual integration of speech and background noise.

The 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
August 9-13, 2013
Orlando, Florida

TALK

  • Kim, M., Kim, M., Bradlow, A., and Chi, T.: Language Distance and Communication Efficiency in MNCs: Moderating Role of Convergence.

The 21st International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2013)
June 2-7, 2013
Montéral, Canada

TALK

  • Kim, M., Ackerman, L., Burchfield, L. A., Dawdy-Hesterberg, L., Luque, J., Mok, K., and Bradlow, A.: Rate variation as a talker-specific/language-general property in bilingual speakers.

Workshop on Current Issues and Methods in Speaker Adaptation (CIMSA 2013)
April 6-7, 2013
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

TALK

  • Kim, M. and Bradlow, A.: Phonetic convergence and talker linguistic distance: fine-grained acoustic and holistic measurements.

2012

Great Lakes Expo for Experimental and Formal Undergraduate Linguistics (GLEEFUL 2012)
April 21, 2012
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

TALKS

  • Morgan Purrier, Masaya Yoshida, Lauren Ackerman and Rebekah Ward: Online Filler-gap Dependency Formation and That-Trace Effect.
  • Rebekah Ward, Masaya Yoshida, Lauren Ackerman and Morgan Purrier: A test of syntactic island effects.