Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2015


Sunday the 28th of June 2015

13:00Registration opens, English Faculty Building
13:30-17:00Satellite workshops, English Faculty Building 9 West Road
17:00-18:30Registration and drinks reception sponsored by Cambridge University Press, Garden Room, Clare College
18:30-19:30Punting tour on the River Cam

Monday the 29th of June 2015

08:30Registration, Garden Room, Clare College
9:00 - 9:15Welcome, Riley Auditorium, Clare College
9:15-10:00Plenary 1David House (KTH Stockholm)
Temporal domains of prosody and gesture: from syllables and beats to talk spurts and gesture units, Riley Auditorium
10:00-10:30Talk A1
Chair: Martine Grice
Marisa Cruz, Marc Swerts, Sónia FrotaTalk B1
Chair: Eva Liina Asu
Pärtel Lippus, Juraj Šimko, Helen Türk
Variability in tone and gesture within languageAn articulatory study of consonant gemination in Estonian
10:30-11:00Talk A2Sophie Salffner, Ulrike Gut, Julius Hassemer, Nicole Stein Mandana SeyfeddinipurTalk B2Hyunsoon Kim, Shinji Maeda, Kiyoshi Honda and Lise Crevier-Bushman
Prosodic and gestural marking of contrastive focus in IkaanePGG, Pio, airflow and acoustic data on the phasing of glottal opening
11:00-11:30Coffee break
11:30-12:00Talk A3
Chair: Mariapaola D’Imperio
Tamara V. RathckeTalk B3
Chair: Amalia Arvaniti
Margaret E. L. Renwick, Caitlin N. Cassidy
Beyond truncation and compression: Evidence from intonation systems of German and RussianAcoustic evidence for the role of lexical frequency in English palatalization
12:00-12:30Talk A4Jessica Di NapoliTalk B4Cátia Severino, Marina Vigário & Sónia Frota
Speaker variation in the realization of phrase-final glottalization in ItalianWhen prosody is (not) needed or enough: an eye-tracking study of prosodic disambiguation in European Portuguese
12:30-13:00Talk A5Mary Baltazani, Evia Kainada, Katerina Nikolaidis, Angelos LengerisTalk B5Sandrien van Ommen, Rene Kager
The role of the prenuclear accents in the perception of Greek statements vs. polar questionsMetrical optimization in segmentation
13:00-14:00Buffet lunch (Poster presenters to put up posters)
14:00-16:00Poster session 1, English Faculty Building 9 West Road
16:00-16:30Coffee break (Poster presenters to remove posters)
16:30-17:00Talk A6
Chair: Jennifer Cole
Yulia NigmatulinaTalk B6
Chair: Bettina Braun
Lorraine Baqué
Phonetic information relevant for spoken word recognitionStressed vs unstressed vowel duration and vowel space area in fluent vs nonfluent aphasia in Spanish: A preliminary study
17:00-17:30Talk A7Sarah BakstTalk B7Anita Auszmann
Cue weighting in retroflex and dental perception by Hindi and Tamil listenersThe VOT of plosives in the speech of people with a hearing impairment
17:30-18:15Plenary 2Sarah Hawkins (University of Cambridge)
Predictive use of rhythm in speech perception and interaction, Riley Auditorium
18:15-19:30Pre-dinner drinks in bar
19:30Conference Dinner
21:00-23:30Bar open + entertainment

Tuesday the 30th of June 2015

9:00-9:45Plenary 3Leo Wetzels (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Unraveling the Consonant System of Wãnsöhöt (Puinave), Riley Auditorium
9:45-10:15Talk A8
Chair: Elinor Payne
Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza Talk B8
Chair: Christoph Gabriel
Joseph Butler, Simão Cortês, Susana Correia, Ertugrul Uysal, Marina Vigário, Sónia Frota
A cross-dialectal model of voicing assimilation in Peninsular SpanishEarly perception of lexical stress by European Portuguese-learning infants
10:15-10:45Talk A9Olga DmitrievaTalk B9Amanda Dalola
Less of this, more of that: Trading relations in production of word-final voicing contrast in American English.The perception of phrase-final vowel devoicing among L1 and L2 speakers of French
10:45-11:15Talk A10Simon ToddTalk B10Christiane Ulbrich
Pronouncing the Zs: Epenthesis in English plural possessivesSegmental and prosodic characteristics in the production and perception of non-native speech
11:45-12:15Talk A11
Chair: Mary Baltazani
Karolina BrośTalk B11
Chair: Meg Zellers
Elaine Schmidt, Brechtje Post, Carmen Kung, Ivan Yuen, Katherine Demuth
Perception of stress and vowel reduction in Spanish: word identification, native speaker bias and the default vowelGender biases in the perception of statement- and question-rises in AusEn
12:15-12:45Talk A12Teresa Cabré, Francesc Torres-Tamarit, Maria del Mar VanrellTalk B12Eva Liina Asu, Susanne Schötz
Templatic versus apparently non-templatic truncation in SardinianWord accents in Estonian Swedish
12:45-14:00Buffet lunch (Poster presenters to put up posters)
14:00-16:00Poster session 2, English Faculty Building 9 West Road
16:00-16:30Coffee break (Poster presenters to remove posters)
16:30-17:00Talk A13
Chair: Laurence White
Joan Borràs-Comes, Pilar PrietoTalk B13
Chair: Ulrike Gut
Stefan Baumann & Bodo Winter
Question intonation contours as dynamic and gradient epistemic operatorsComparing prosodic and non-prosodic factors in naïve listeners' prominence judgments
17:00-17:30Talk A14Carlos Gussenhoven, Anne VonckenTalk B14Kelsey Renoll, Anya Lunden
The word prosody of Zwara Tamazight (Berber)Position and stress as factors in metathesis
17:30-18:00Talk A15Anna Bruggeman, Timo Benjamin Roettger, Martine GriceTalk B15Clelia R. LaMonica
Exploring variation in wh-question tones in TashlhiytMeasuring perceived accent difference using oddball paradigm: Acoustic distance vs. familiarity
18:00-18:30Closing session, Riley Auditorium

Wednesday the 1st of July 2015

09:30-11:00Satellite workshop, English Faculty Building 9 West Road

Poster session one

1Alba Aguete CajiaoThe effect of initial-prosodic boundary on vowel aperture in Galician
2Aleksander GówkaProsodic neighborhood effects in spoken word production
3Alessandro JakerVowel Alternations in Dëne Sųłıneé Optative Paradigms: Prosodic Conditioning and Representational Issues
4Amalia Arvaniti, Tamara RathckeThe role of stress in fragment monitoring
5Anna Sara H. Romøren, Aoju ChenAcquiring prosodic prominence in Swedish and Dutch
6Anya LundenPhonetic motivation for final stress lapse
7Anqi Yang, Aoju Chen, Sahyang Kim, Taehong ChoUse it or deal with it: Phonetic focus-marking in Mandarin- and Korean-speaking children
8Calbert Graham, Francis Nolan, Andrew Caines, Paula ButteryAutomated assessment of non-native speech using vowel formant features
9Conceição CunhaThe influence of syllable position and prosodic weakening on the stability of fricatives
10Dorottya Gyarmathy, Tilda Neuberger, Anita AuszmannTemporal characteristics of sound sequences in disfluencies: repetitions and restarts
11Eugen Zaretsky, Benjamin P. LangeIs there a link between hoarseness and language deficits?
12Fabián SantiagoProsodic features of non-final IPs in L2 French: a perception study
13Gorka Elordieta, Lorea UnamunoThe phrasing of sequences of unaccented words in Northern Bizkaian Basque
14Nuria Polo, Gorka ElordietaSegmental cues to the Phonological Phrase in Spanish
15Jeroen Geertzen, Brechtje Post, Theodora Alexopoulou, Anna KorhonenASR based pronunciation accuracy of L2 English in large learner data
16Elinor Payne, Brechtje Post, Nina Gram Garmann, Hanne Gram SimonsenMastering VC timing: When do prosodic-phonetic biases emerge in acquisition?
17Mairym Lloréns MonteserínBoundary Strength and its Effect on Coda Liquid Production in Puerto Rican Spanish
18Margaret Zellers, Anna HjalmarssonInvestigating perception of prosody in conversation using a spoken dialogue system
19Martine Grice, Melanie UthEarly high pitch and contrastive focus in Yucatecan Spanish
20Marzena Zygis, Amalia Arvaniti, Marek JaskulaThe phonetics and phonology of Polish calling contours
21Mathieu Avanzi, Sandrine BrognauxA Multifactorial Analysis of French Liaison
22Sandrine Brognaux, Mathieu AvanziDialectal Variation of French Schwa in the Light of Speaker-related Factors
23Oana NiculescuResolving Hiatus by Diphthongisation in Romanian
24Tim Ewald, Andrea Pešková and Christoph GabrielParaguayan Spanish in contact with Guaraní: Pronunciation of ll and y
25Yoonjung Kang, Jessamyn Schertz, Sungwoo HanLaryngeal classification of Korean fricatives: evidence from sound change and dialect variation
26Zenghui Liu, Aoju Chen, Hans Van de VeldeProsodic focus marking in minority L1 Bai-children learning Mandarin Chinese as L2
27Rita Demasi, Christophe Savariaux, Didier DemolinArticulatory and Aerodynamic correlates of nasal diphthongs in Brazilian Portuguese
28Michael InglebyOrdinal Phonology and phonetic uncertainty
29Christina García, Rebeka Campos-AstorkizaAllophonic perception in Spanish: the case of intervocalic /s/ voicing
30Laura Bosch, Marta Ortega-LlebariaVowels in early language differentiation: The role of durational and spectral cues
31Yanyan SuiThe Textsetting in Standard Chinese
32Grammatchikova Yelena, Knyazev SergeyFinal Posttonic Vowels in Different Prosodic Positions in Standard Russian: Phonetic Realization and Phonological Implementation

Poster session two

1Adrian Leemann, Marie-José Kolly, David BritainMethodological reflections on Big Data in phonetics
2Alfonso Igualada, Núria Esteve-Gibert, Santiago Gonzalez-Fuente, Pilar PrietoBeat gestures favour word recall in 3-to-5-year-old children
3Arthur Pereira SantanaNeutralization of non-final post-tonic mid-vowels in Brazilian Portuguese: assimilation or feature deletion?
4Beata ŁukaszewiczPolish rhythmic stress revisited: phonetic evidence of an iterative system
5Covadonga Sánchez-AlvaradoProsody and Syntax in the Expression of Informational Focus in Asturian Spanish
6Daniela MüllerDuration as a secondary cue to degree of darkness in laterals
7Elena KirevaIntonational patterns of the contact varieties Olivenza Spanish and Olivenza Portuguese
8Eva Bosch i RouraMid-back vowels in Girona Catalan: target vs. dynamic approaches
9Hideo KobayashiSchwa epenthesis positioning and syllable contact in French and English within Optimality Theory
10Jana Schlegel, Daniela Wochner, Bettina Braun, Nicole DehéThe prosody of rhetorical questions in German
11John Sylak-GlassmanGrounding Typological Variation in Articulatory Reality: Place Features for the Post-Velar Consonants
12Katharina Zahner, Muna PohlAre all low-pitched syllables perceived equally?-Evidence from German 10-month-olds
13L. Galea, M. Grice, A. HermesWord-initial insertions in Maltese
14Leda Bisol, Cláudia Regina BrescanciniVowel Harmony and its Congener in Brazilian Portuguese
15Magdalena Romera, Gorka Elordieta, Lucía MasaThe Basque substratum in the intonation of Spanish in the Basque Country and the relevance of social factors
16Lucía Masa, Gorka ElordietaIntonation in Fala and its comparison with Spanish, Portuguese and Galician
17Marianna Nadeu, Maria del Mar VanrellPostfocal material in sentences with contrastive focus in Catalan and Spanish
18Mariapaola D’Imperio, Charlotte Graux-Czachor, Caterina PetroneDirect dialect imitation of metrical structure across French varieties
19Marine RiouCuing topic transition in American English interaction
20Michaela HejnáBreathiness and pre-aspiration in Aberystwyth English
21Mitko SabevReduction and neutralisation of unstressed central and back vowels in Contemporary Standard Bulgarian
22Iggy Roca, Nuria PoloA revision of Spanish stress first language acquisition
23Pittayawat PittayapornContrasts and phonotactics in the diffusion of vowel shortening in Thai
24Qian Luo, Karthik Durvasula, Yen-Hwei LinPerceptual Similarity and Reduplication
25Sergey Kniazev, Anton Kukhto, Alexander PiperskiPostlexical stress in Standard Russian: A case study
26Tilda NeubergerThe singleton-geminate contrast in Hungarian: acoustic investigation of voiceless stops
27Tingting Brengelmann, Francesco Cangemi, Martine GriceTonal coarticulation in German learners of Standard Chinese
28Yoonjeong Lee, Louis Goldstein, Shrikanth NarayananArticulatory characteristics of Korean liquid production: Position-sensitive realization
29Mohammad Abuoudeh, Olivier CrouzetOn the relationship between vowel length and locus equations: Comparing place of articulation discrimination using F2 onset and F2 burst
30Olivier Crouzet, Agnieszka DuniecInvestigating the time course of French Vowel-to-Vowel Harmony when vowel duration varies: Comparing two statistical frameworks
31Kalyan Das, Amalesh Gope, Shakuntala MahantaOn the Phonetics and Phonology of Focus marking in Boro