Undergrad news from Kawahara’s phonetics lab

French Intonation Group
L to R: Syrett, Lew, Blanc, Mustafayev, Kawahara

Four senior research assistants who worked for the Kawahara phonetics lab were all accepted to graduate school:

Lara Greenberg (Boston University, PhD)

Kawahara and Garvey
Kawahara and Garvey

Sophia Kao (SUNY, Stony Brook, PhD)
Shanna Lichtman (Loyola)
Allan Schwade (University of California, Santa Cruz, PhD)

Four posters were presented at the Aresty program from the phonetics lab:

Blanc, Natalie, Kristen Lew, and Yevgen Mustafayev.  The intonation of French Wh-Questions (advisors: Viviane Deprez, Shigeto Kawahara, and Kristen Syrett).

Syrett, Greenberg, Kawahara
Syrett, Greenberg, Kawahara

Kelly Garvey: Testing Perceptual Similarity in the Coda Context: Similarity Judgment Experiments (advisor: Shigeto Kawahara).

Lara Greenberg: Preschoolers vary the production of their vowels with the discourse contexts (advisors: Shigeto Kawahara & Kristen Syrett)

Kao and Kawahara
Kao and Kawahara

Sophia Kao: [-zu], a root-initial accenting suffix in Japanese: Experimental studies (advisor: Shigeto Kawahara)

All four posters are available here.

Sophia Kao is furthermore presenting her talk at the forthcoming Formal Approachesto Japanese Linguistics V at UCSC in early May.

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