Peggy Renwick and Sam Tilsen at ASA San Diego (Nov 4, 2011)

Peggy Renwick and Sam Tilsen will be presenting in a special session on speech rhythm at the fall meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, in San Diego, on November 3-7. Peggy's paper is etitled "Quantifying Rhythm: Interspeaker Variation in %V". Sam is presenting a paper entitled "Speech rhythm analysis with empirical mode decomposition" and is giving a joint presentation with Prof. Amalia Arvaniti, entitled "Comparing envelope- and interval-based rhythm metrics."

Dr. Jonathan! Yay! (Nov 19, 2010)

Jonathan Howell passed his "B" exam on November 19, 2010. Congratulations, Dr. Jonathan!

The title of his dissertation was "Meaning and Intonation: On the Web, in the Lab, and in the Theorist's Armchair."

His next step will be a postdoctoral fellowship at the prosody.lab at McGill University. We all wish you good luck, Jonathan!

Draga in Belgrade (Nov 10, 2010)

Draga Zec gave a talk "Rhyme and Assonance in the Poetry of Laza Kostic" at a conference marking the 100th anniversary of Kostic's death.

Seongyeon at WAFL7 (Oct 29, 2010)

Seongyeon Ko presented a paper at WAFL7 at USC, "Vowel contrast and vowel harmony shift in the Mongolic languages"

Becky at Workshop on Sound Change (Oct 21-22, 2010)

Becky Butler presented a poster at the Workshop on Sound Change in Barcelona, Spain, "Registrogenesis in Bunong: The Interaction of Phonetics and Phonology."

Steven at JK20 (Oct 1-3, 2010)

Steven Ikier presented a paper at the 20th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference at the University of Oxford, "Hiatus and the Metrical Hierarachy in Old Japanese poetry."