Welcome back, everyone! And a hearty welcome to our new graduate students! Fall 2014 promises to be a great semester. A few highlights of things coming up:
Much more news to come as the semester gets under way!
Several faculty and students from UWM Linguistics will present talks or posters at the 19th Mid-Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, September 12-14, 2014.
Amara Sankhagowit: The production and perception of prosodic focus marking in a listening/memory task
Dylan Pearson and Hanyong Park: Phonetic similarity and masking effects
Ho Eun Park and Hanyong Park: Perceptual patterns for VOT and F0 by L1-English learners of Korean
Zafer Lababidi and Hanyong Park: Cross-language perceptual mapping between Arabic and English consonants
Anne Pycha: Using false memories to investigate the phonology of word edges
We are pleased to announce that Itamar Francez of the University of Chicago will give an invited plenary talk at GWAMP, the regional workshop which is being held at UWM in October. For more details, please see the GWAMP website.
Congratulations to 2013 PhD Dola Algady, who has accepted a position as Assistant Professor at the American University in Amman, Jordan!
Yahya Aldholmi successfully defended his MA thesis, entitled “Reconsideration of the seven predicates followed by three accusatives in Standard Arabic”, yesterday. Congratulations, Yahya!
Anne Pycha will present a poster entitled “Subjective Perception of Affixation: A Test Case from Spanish” at the 14th Laboratory Phonology Conference, to be held in Tokyo, Japan, July 25-27, 2014.
Kelsie Pattillo successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, entitled “Cross-linguistic metonymies in human limb nomenclature”, today. Congratulations, Dr. Pattillo!