Conference Programme

Oral papers

Monday 4th April

L2 Phonetics

10:00 - 10:20: Backwards transfer of Glaswegian English (L2) Hindi and Indian English (L1) - Divyanshi Shaktawat
10:20 - 10:40: Voice affricate variation in L2 speech production: does native dialect play a role? - Bahar Aksu
10:40 - 11:00: Dynamic phonetic correlates of liquid contrasts in Japanese speakers of English - Takayuki Nagamine, Shungo Suzuki

Adaptation & Plasticity

11:15 - 11:35: L2-induced transfer in the L1 intonation of English migrants to Austria - Ineke Mennen, Ulrich Reubold, Robert Mayr
11:35 - 11:55: Rapid adaptation to unfamiliar Mandarin dialect tone systems: evidence from bottom-up tone processing - Liang Zhao, Eleanor Chodroff
11:55 - 12:15: The effect of accent familiarity on narrative recall - Andreas Krug, Ghada Khattab, Laurence White

Tuesday 5th April

Variation & Variability

13:15 - 13:35: Does high talker variability improve the learning of non-native phoneme contrasts? A large scale replication - Gwen Brekelmans, Nadine Lavan, Haruka Saito, Meghan Clayards, Elizabeth Wonnacott
3:35 - 13:55: What counts as an accent? Unsupervised clustering of diphthong variation in South East England - Amanda Cole, Patrycja Strycharczuk
13:55 - 14:15: Capturing the dynamics of Scottish word-final /r/: Complementary insights from DCT and GAMMs - Jane Stuart-Smith, Rachel MacDonald, James Tanner, The Spade Consortium

Articulatory Phonetics

14:30 - 14:50: Evaluating the robustness of palatalisation contrasts in Scottish Gaelic - Sam Kirkham, Claire Nance
4:50 - 15:10: Lip rounding in isolated vowels: An investigation into vocal tract length and acoustic output using 3D magnetic resonance imaging - Emily Kiff, Amelia Gully, Paul Foulkes
5:10 - 15:30: Laryngoscopic case studies evaluating glottal and epilaryngeal components of laryngeally constricted sounds - Scott Moisik, Míša Hejná, John Esling

Wednesday 6th April

Focus on Scotland

10:00 - 10:20: Opposite ends of the spectrum - lenition and fortition of /r/ in utterance-final position - Eleanor Lawson, Jane Stuart-Smith
10:20 - 10:40:
An acoustic and articulatory study on /s/-retraction in Glasgow - Niklas Thielking
10:40 - 11:00:
The subset scenario in bilingual phonetics and phonology: Three laterals to one in Gaelic-English bilingual acoustics and articulation - Claire Nance, Sam Kirkham

Focus on the Middle East

11:15 - 11:35: Glottal states and articulatory timing in Shehret fricative triads - Barry Heselwood, Gisela Tomé Lourido, Janet Watson
11:35 - 11:55:
Laryngeal contrast in obstruent clusters in Arabic: Insights for formal representation - Abdulrahman Dallak, Ghada Khattab
11:55 - 12:15:
Harsūsi stops - Hammal Al Balushi, Janet Watson, Gisela Tomé Lourido

Friday 8th April

Forensic Phonetics

13:15 - 13:35: Style variability in disfluency production: A forensic perspective - Lauren Harrington
13:35 - 13:55:
Selecting similar-sounding speaker for forensic phonetic applications: An exploration of cluster analysis using automatic speaker recognition - Linda Gerlach, Kirsty McDougall, Finnian Kelly, Anil Alexander
13:55 - 14:15:
Speaker-specificity in speech production: The contribution of source and filter - Vincent Hughes, Amanda Cardoso, Paul Foulkes, Peter French, Amelia Gully, Philip Harrison

New Methods & New Challenges

14:30 - 14:50: Can we use visual, acoustic and semantic cues to compensate for face mask speech? - Julia Schwarz, Katrina Kechun Li, Jasper Sim, Yixin Zhang, Elizabeth Buchanan Worster, Brechtje Post, Jenny Gibson, Kirsty McDougall
14:50 - 15:10:
How significance testing might be limiting phonetic research and what to replace it with - Stefano Coretta
15:10 - 15:30:
Individual vocal tract shape variation in the production of schwa - Amelia Gully


Wednesday 6th April

Poster session I (13:15 - 15:30)

Pre-aspiration and pre-glottalisation do not have to be mutually exclusive - Míša Hejná

Acoustics of Geminates in Jordanian Children with Cleft Palate - Baraah Alduneibat

On the Acoustic Correlates of Emphasis in Central Mount Lebanon Lebanese - Georges Sakr

Acquiring /l/ in a multidialectal context by English-Malay bilingual children in Singapore - Jasper Sim, Brechtje Post

Variable Vowel Deletion in Najdi Arabic - Rana Alsabhan, Jane Setter

Tongue Shape Complexity in Children with Speech Sound Disorders - Marie Dokovova, Joanne Cleland

Classification of oral and nasalised vowels from acoustic features in Glasgow English - Maya Dewhurst

Examining speaker variability using low-dimensional and high-dimensional phonetic representations - Lois Fairclough

Vowel system in an Omani Dialect - Hajar Alenezy, Sam Hellmuth

What you see is what you hear: Exposure to regionally-meaningful cues affects speech processing under adverse listening conditions - Ruohan Guo, Bronwen Evans [VIDEO]

Foreign accent in the L1 speech of English migrants to Austria: The relation between perceived non-native features and acoustic changes in production - Sanne Ditewig, Kerstin Endes, Ulrich Reubold, Robert Mayr, Ineke Mennen

The impact of duration of speech sample on listeners’ judgements of voice similarity - Kirsty McDougall, Alice Paver, Francis Nolan

Spoofed speech: auditory and acoustic observations - Christin Kirchhuebel, Georgina Brown, Lois Fairclough

The Effects of Visual Cues on Speech Intelligibility of accented Cantonese - Grace Wenling Cao, Yixuan Xiong, Him Cheung, Peggy Mok [VIDEO]

A Biological Understanding of Dramatic Speech Through Synthesis - Emily Lau, Brechtje Post, Kate Knill

Hierarchical timing in two varieties of Kuwaiti Arabic - Saleh Ghadanfari, Laurence White, Jalal Al-Tamimi, Ghada Khattab

Linguistic and Meta-linguistic Tasks in Focus Perception - Katrina Kechun Li, Francis Nolan, Brechtje Post [VIDEO]

Acoustic Phonetic Methods and What They Can Tell Us About the Old English ‘Short Diphthongs’ - Jonathan Wei

Assessing the universality of voice perception in L1 and L2 listeners - Elisa Passoni, Esther de Leeuw, Erez Levon

An Investigation of Prosodic Features of Dog-directed Speech in English - Yu-Xian Huang [VIDEO]

The actuation of allophonic PRICE-raising in Kansas City in late 1800s speech - Christopher Strelluf

Sound change is drawn from pools of synchronic variation: Dialect and speaker variability in English /s/-retraction - Morgan Sonderegger, Irene Smith, Jane Stuart-Smith, Jeff Mielke, The Spade Consortium

Changes in F1–F2 vowel space as a function of physical load - Heather Weston

Assessing the individual voice recognition skills of earwitnesses - Sascha Schäfer, Paul Foulkes

Thursday 7th April

Poster session II (10:00 - 12:15)

Are language teachers more foreign accented in their L1? The case of Spaniards in the UK - Robert Mayr, David Sanchez, Ineke Mennen [VIDEO]

On the feasibility of the Danish model of intonational transcription - Anna Jespersen, Pavel Šturm, Míša Hejná

Voicing contrast in Najdi Arabic stops: Implications for Laryngeal realism - Nief Al-Gamdi, Jalal Al-Tamimi, Ghada Khattab

Perception of Pitch Height and Prominence by Old and Young listeners - Hae-Sung Jeon, Antje Heinrich

Age, gender and autistic-like traits in sociophonetic perception - Marc Barnard

Segments, not lexical exemplars, as the main carriers of socio-phonetic meaning - Hielke Vriesendorp

The effect of visual and auditory stimuli on the language switching costs - Xiaoying Li

From Seeing Speech to Seeing Stars - Joanne Cleland, Eleanor Lawson, Jane Stuart-Smith

Phonetic change in New Zealand English schwa - Sarah Tasker

Auditory feedback perturbation responses as a measure of speech production and perception interactions in bilinguals - Madeleine Rees, Matt Davis, Brechtje Post [VIDEO]

L1-specific and extralinguistic factors as predictors of non-native tone production - Tim Lameris, Brechtje Post

Investigating the efficacy of using online resources for production training in learning vowel contrasts by Arabic learners of English - Ajwaad Aljohani, Wafaa Alshangiti

Saudi Arabic speakers' perception of non-native contrasts - Areej Alenazi, Sam Hellmuth

Assessing phonetics skills in a pandemic - Jane Setter, Rachael-Anne Knight, Nicole Whitworth [VIDEO]

Coarticulatory variability and phonological constraints - Christopher Carignan, Justin J. H. Lo, Marianne Pouplier, Francesco Rodriquez, Roy Alderton, Eva Reinisch, Bronwen Evans

Production of the velar stop /k/ in the speech of Rijal Alma Arabic dialect - Leila Yaqoub, Sam Hellmuth, George Bailey

Vowel space as shape: Applying geometric morphometrics to sociophonetic variation - Justin J. H. Lo, Amelia J. Gully [VIDEO]

Forensic implications of listener judgements on speaker pitch and rate of articulation - Alice Paver, Natalie Braber, David Wright

Assessing listeners’ orientation to canonical forms in speech tempo perception - Leendert Plug, Robert Lennon, Yue Zheng, Rachel Smith [VIDEO]

Optimising Phonetic Approaches to Automatic Speaker Recognition - Elliot Holmes

Rhoticity in Mandarin /r/: phonetic and phonological perspectives - Kaiyue Xing, Patrycja Strycharczuk

Variation, gradience and categoricity in the Turkish mid vowels - Deepthi Gopal, Stephen Nichols

Just can’t get enough: The phonetic variation of just with applications to forensic voice comparison - Ben Gibb-Reid, Paul Foulkes, Vincent Hughes, Traci Walker [VIDEO]

OPTRA: a super-specified phonetic transcription system for dictionary use - Catherine Sangster, Gary Leicester, Matthew Moreland [VIDEO]
Perceptual assessment of potential speaker-specific creaky voice quality for forensic application - Katharina Klug