Programme

All abstracts (in programme order) for ordinary papers now available to download (see bottom of page for link)


See below for the final draft of the VaLP 2011 programme.  Any further changes will be announced on this page, so please keep checking back for updates.

Monday 11th April 2011

Time

Event

Speaker(s)

Venue (TBC)

 11:00-13:00        

Registration

 

Binks Building Foyer

12:00-13:00

Lunch

 

Whites Dining Rooms

 

 

 

 

13:00-13:15

Welcome

Professor Chris Walsh, Head of the Department of English (University of Chester)

Binks 107

13:15-14:15

PLENARY ONE (Title TBC)

Professor Gerry Docherty (Newcastle University)

Binks 107

14:15-14:45

Imaging studies of the processing of propositional and indexical information in speech

D. Robert Ladd (University of Edinburgh), Patricia Bestelmeyer (University of Glasgow), Lauren Hall-Lew (University of Edinburgh) and Pascal Belin (University of Glasgow)

Binks 107

14:45-15:15

Acoustic input and articulatory output as the source of sound change – some articulatory evidence.

Eleanor Lawson (Queen Margaret University), Jane Stuart-Smith (University of Glasgow) and James M. Scobbie (Queen Margaret University)

Binks 107

15:15-15:45

Afternoon Tea

 

Whites Dining Rooms

15:45-16:15

The effects of gradient phonetic biases on the evolution of sound patterns

Marton Soskuthy (University of Edinburgh)

Binks 107

16:15-16:45

Capturing listeners’ real-time reactions to local and supralocal linguistic features

Kevin Watson (Lancaster University) and Lynn Clark (Lancaster University)

Binks 107

16:45-17:45

PLENARY TWO

Over to you: variationist sociolinguistics, phonology and turn-finality

Professor David Britain (University of Bern)

Binks 107

18:00

Dinner

 

White’s Dining Rooms

 

 

Tuesday 12th April 2011

Time

Event

Speaker(s)

Venue (TBC)

 

 

 

 

09:00-10:00

PLENARY THREE

'To interact or not to interact?' - a challenging question for sociophonetics

Dr Jane Stuart-Smith (University of Glasgow

Binks 107

10:00-10:30

“How can you call yourself a MeFite when you say it like that?!” – Sociophonetic Variation in an Online Community of Practice

Kim Witten (University of York)

Binks 107

10:30-11:00

Variations in the use of “I” in casually spoken English

 

Michael Pace-Sigge (University of Liverpool)

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

11:00-11:30

Morning Coffee

 

Whites Dining Rooms

 

 

 

 

11:30-12:00

Production and Perception of Retroflex /r/ in São Paulo Portuguese

Ronald Beline Mendes and Livia Oushiro (University of Sao Paulo)

Binks 107

12:00-12:30

Lexical effects on incomplete sibilant neutralisation of Taiwan Mandarin

Yingshing Li (Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Binks 107

12:30-13:00

The Production of Spanish-English Code-Switching

Page Piccinini and  Amalia Arvaniti (University of California, San Diego)

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

13:00-14:00

LUNCH

 

Whites Dining Rooms

 

 

 

 

14:00-14:30

A different kind of variation?: an acoustic phonetic study of Scottish Gaelic vowels

Claire Nance (University of Glasgow)

Binks 107

14:30-15:00

The development of intrusive-r in variably-rhotic East Lancashire English

William Barras (University of Aberdeen

Binks 107

15:00-15:30

Acoustic evidence for /l/ variation in the repertoire of Welsh-English bilinguals

Jonathan Morris (University of Manchester)

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

15:30-16:00

Language Processing and Relative Clauses in Dorset English

Caroline Piercy (Stanford University), John Rickford (Stanford University), Thomas Wasow (Stanford University), T. Florian Jaeger (University of Rochester) and Ewart Thomas (Stanford University)

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

16:00-16:30

Afternoon Tea    


Whites Dining Rooms

16:30-17:00

Socially-motivated garden pathing: When social expectations influence sentence comprehension

Kodi Weatherholtz (The Ohio State University)

Binks 107

17:00-17:30

Cognitive analysis of persuasive communication

Jens Koed Madsen (University College London)

Binks 107

17:30-18:30

PLENARY FOUR

Sources of similarity and individual variation in the acquisition and
processing of logical meaning

Dr Napoleon Katsos (University of Cambridge)

Binks 107

18:45

VaLP business meeting

 

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

19:30

Conference Dinner

 

Whites Dining Rooms

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 13th April 2011

Time

Event

Speaker(s)

Venue

 

 

 

 

09:00-09:30

Salience in language change

 

Marie Jensen (Northumbria University)

Binks 107

09:30-10:00

Semantic Contextual Cues and Listener Adaptation to Foreign-Accented English

Page Piccinini (University of California, San Diego) and Ann Bradlow (Northwestern University)

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

10:00-10:30

The role of gender and context in the interpretation of Greek wh-question melodies

Mary Baltazani (University of Ioannina),

Stella Gryllia (University of Potsdam) and Amalia Arvaniti (University of California, San Diego)

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

10:30-11:00

Morning Coffee        

 


Whites Dining Rooms

11:00-11:30

Implications of individual variation in socio-cognitive processing on sound change

Alan Yu (University of Chicago)

Binks 107

11:30-12:00

Variables as implicit associations

Kathryn Campbell-Kibler (The Ohio State University)

Binks 107

12:00-12:30

Vocal aesthetics, sex typicality, and their relationships with voice and phoneme processing

Grant McGuire (University of California, Santa Cruz) and Molly Babel (University of British Columbia)

Binks 107





 

 

 

 

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

Whites Dining Rooms

 

 

 

 

13:30-14:00

Variation and ethnicity in Sheffield English stop consonants

Sam Kirkham (University of Sheffield)

Binks 107

14:00-14:30

The Effect of Speaker Ethnicity on the Perception of “Ethnic” Socio-Phonetic Variation

Christopher M. Stewart (University of Texas, Arlington)

Binks 107

14:30-15:30

PLENARY FIVE 

Arizona Englishes: Social Networks and Language Background affect Voice Onset Timing in Tucson, Arizona

Dr Norma Mendoza-Denton (University of Arizona)

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

15:30

Conference close

 

Binks 107

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Feb 21, 2011, 8:29 AM
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