Hiring: Graduate Research Assistant(s)
I am currently seeking one or two Graduate Research Assistant for work on speech recordings in the TELL Archive. The position will be for 10 hours per week from September 2019 to April 2020. Duties will include checking transcripts, forced aligning transcripts and audio files, and automatic extraction of vowel formant estimates. You should be a current graduate student at UT; an interest in linguistics is helpful. Please get in touch if you are interested. These positions are funded by the Volkswagen Foundation as part of the project "Language as a complex adaptive system".
Texas English on the radio
Since the beginning of 2019 I have been a regular guest on the Texas Standard, KUT's weekday news magazine. Together with host David Brown I listen to the voices of well-known Texans and discuss their linguistic style. A collection of all the episodes that have aired so far is available at the link below.