Sociolinguistic, Psycholinguistic, and Formal Perspectives on Meaning

SIRL member James Sneed German and collaborators will be presenting two papers at the workshop on Sociolinguistic, Psycholinguistic, and Formal Perspectives on Meaning in Paris from July 2-3, 2018.

The first paper, by James Sneed German, is entitled “Lee Kuan Yew at the barbecue: When social enrichment interacts with propositional content.” 

The second, co-authored by Kiwako Ito, James Sneed German, Caterina Petrone and Elisa Sneed German, is entitled “Effects of intonation on the multi-dimensional interpretation of requests and offers.”

IGALA 10 – International Gender and Language Association Biennial Conference

SIRL member LeAnn Brown, in collaboration with other SIRL team members, will be presenting two papers at the IGALA biennial conference in Gaborone, Botswana from June 20-22, 2018:

Quantifying qualitative listener assessments of gender ambiguous speakers: Coding lexical
data to measure social distance
Brown, L., Abbou, J., Reid-Collins, O., Mahrt, T., and J. German
Voice-based sexual orientation ratings: Exploring phonetic indexation and potential effects
on social outcomes
Brown, L.

Sociolinguistics Symposium 22

SIRL members and affiliates Julie Abbou, Aron Arnold, LeAnn Brown, James German, Tim Mahrt and Oriana Reid-Collins have been accepted to the Sociolinguistics Symposium 22 in Auckland, NZ from June 27 to 30th, 2018.  Their paper is entitled “Gender and the voice: comparing metadiscourse in vlogs, interviews and scientific discourse”.