Okki Kurniawan presenting at 13-ICAL

Okki Kurniawan, co-authored with Abby Cohn, is presenting their paper "The status of schwa in Jakarta Indonesian: Corpus and phonetic evidence" at The 13th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics (13-ICAL). Okki will also be presenting his paper "Investigating Colloquial Indonesian: Nasal assimilation differences in Betawi Malay and Jakarta Indonesian". 13-ICAL this year will be held at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, from July 18-23, 2015.

Okki Kurniawan presenting at ISMIL 19

Okki Kurniawan will be presenting his paper "Nasal Assimilation and Substitution in Standard Indonesian: Evidence from Production Task in Loanwords" at International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics (ISMIL) 19 in Jambi, Indonesia, June 12-14, 2015.

Anca Chereches presenting at ETAP 3

Anca Chereches will be presenting her paper, Some clustering with k-means: acoustics of a prosodic contrast in a corpus of spontaneous speech, at Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP) 3 at UIUC May 28th--30th. See abstract.

David Lutz presenting at ETAP 3

David Lutz will be presenting his paper with Sam Tilsen, Semantic expectation affects prosodic prominence perception, at Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP) 3 at UIUC May 28th--30th.

Chelsea Sanker presenting at the Acoustical Society of America meeting in Pittsburgh

Chelsea Sanker was just at the 169th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Pittsburgh on May 21st to present her paper "Phonetic Convergence in Multiple Features," which compares patterns of convergence across different phonetic features.

Prof. Abby Cohn's research featured in the Cornell Chronicle

Abby Cohn's research on minority languages in Indonesia which are in imminent danger of becoming extinct was the subject of an article in the Cornell Chronicle.

David Lutz and Nan Li married

Our graduate students David Lutz and Nan Li were recently married! We all send them our congratulations and blessings.

Okki Kurniawan presenting at AFLA in Hawaii

Our graduate student Okki Kurniawan will present his paper "Nasal assimilatin in Standard Indonesian and Jakarta Indonesian" at the 21st Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, May 23-25, 2014, in Manoa, Hawaii.

Abby Cohn's research on Sundanese highlighted in the Jakarta Post!

A great article on Abby Cohn's research on the phonology of Sundanese appeared in the Jakarta Post: here

David Lutz to present at The Mellon Humanities Corridor Workshop in Syracuse

David Lutz will be presenting a paper, co-authored with Sam Tilsen, "Semantic expectation affects prosodic prominence perception" at the Mellon Humanities Corridor Workshop on Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics, in Syracuse, on Dec. 8.