Becky Butler giving invited talk in Cornell SEAP series

Cornell linguistics Ph.D. candidate Becky Butler has been invited to give a talk as part of the Southeast Asia Program's Brown Bag talk series, February 7th at noon at the Kahin Center. Her talk is entitled "Half-Syllables in Southeast Asian Languages."

Phonetics Lab hike to Taughannock Falls

Becky Butler presenting at Southeast Asian languages workshop

Becky Butler will be presenting a talk on "A Gestural Deconstruction of the Minor Syllable" at the workshop on "Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: The State of the Art in 2012," Nov 29 to Dec 1, at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Liepzieg.

Cornellians at LabPhon 13, Stuttgart, Germany

Congratulations to Seongyeon Ko!

Seongyeon Ko successfully defended his dissertation, entitled "Tongue Root Harmony and Vowel Contrast in Northeast Asian Languages," and will be joining the faculty of Queen's College in New York in the fall of 2012.

Phonetics Lab picnic at Taughannock State Park

Congratulations to Peggy Renwick!

Peggy Renwick has just completed her dissertation, entitled "Vowels of Romanian: Historical, Phonological and Phonetic Studies." Peggy will be leaving the lab in May, to join the Phonetics Lab at the University of Oxford as a postdoctoral researcher on the Word Joins project.

Sam Tilsen, Peggy Renwick, Christina Bjorndahl, and Becky Butler at LabPhon 13 (July 27-29, 2012)

Sam will present a paper entitled "Articulatory gestures are individually selected in production." Becky will present a poster entitled "Intrusive Schwa in Khmer." Peggy will present a poster entitled "Phonological Effects on Vowel Coarticulation and Variability."

Becky Butler at Chicago Linguistic Society meeting, CLS 48 (Apr 19-21, 2012)

Becky will give a talk on "A Gestural Account of Minor Syllables: Evidence from Khmer."

Phonetics Lab hike at Treman State Park

Several members of the lab got together for a hike along the beautiful Rim Trail at Treman State Park on October 16th.