A number of SIRL project members and collaborators participated in this year’s Speech Prosody conference at Boston University from May 30 to June 3, 2016.
The talks and posters include the following (click on the title for the proceedings):
Sentence final particles in Singapore English: Are they pragmatic or phonological? James Sneed German, Laurent Prévot
The perception of phrasal prominence in English, Spanish and French conversational speech José I. Hualde, Jennifer Cole, Caroline L. Smith, Christopher D. Eager, Timothy Mahrt & Ricardo Napoleão de Souza
Intonation in the processing of contrast meaning in French: an eye-tracking study Núria Esteve-Gibert, Cristel Portes, Amy Schafer, Barbara Hemforth, Mariapaola D’Imperio
Effects of emotional prosody on skin conductance responses in French Caterina Petrone, Francesca Carbone & Maud Champagne-Lavau
Effects of prosody in processing speaker commitment in French Caterina Petrone, Alessandra Lonobile, Christelle Zielinski & Kiwako Ito
The Influence of F0 Discontinuity on Intonational Cues to Word Segmentation: A Preliminary Investigation Pauline Welby, Oliver Niebuhr
Individual variability in the distributional learning of L2 lexical tone Seth Wiener, Kiwako Ito, Shari R. Speer
In addition, James Sneed German co-organized a special session on Sentence-final particles and intonation: Similarities, interactions, and historical relationships.