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Evans, B. Seattle to Spokane

Wassink, A. B. English in the Pacific Northwest

Selected Recent Publications and Refereed Presentations by lab members

Evans, B. E. (2013). Seattle to Spokane: Mapping perceptions of English in WA. Journal of English Linguistics 41. 268-291.

Evans, B. E. (2013). Everybody sounds the same: Otherwise overlooked ideology in perceptual dialectology. American Speech 88:1. 63-80.

Evans, B. E. (2011). Seattletonian to Faux Hick: Mapping perceptions of English in WA. American Speech 86:4. 383-413.

Franklin, A., Stoel-Gammon, C & Wassink, A. B. (2008). Acoustic quantification of /i/-/I/ overlap in children 21 to 33 months. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology 10:5. 1-14.

Freeman, V., Riebold, J. M., & Sykes, R. (2012). To [t] or not to [t]: Those are the strategies. University of Washington Department of Linguistics colloquium, Seattle, WA, USA, May 4, 2012. PDF

Kempsell Jacinto, W. (2014, March 1). Language attitudes and bilingualism in popular film. Cascadia Workshop in Sociolinguistics (CWSL 1), University of Victoria, March 1-2, 2014. PDF

MacLeod, A.N., Stoel-Gammon, C., and Wassink, A. B. (2009). Production of high vowels in Canadian English and Canadian French: a comparison of early bilingual and monolingual speakers. Journal of Phonetics 37:4. 374-387.

Riebold, J. M. (2014). Language Change Isn't Only Skin Deep: Inter-Ethnic Contact and the Spread of Innovation in the Northwest. Cascadia Workshop in Sociolinguistics (CWSL 1), University of Victoria, March 1-2, 2014. PDF

Riebold, J. M. (2012). Please Merge Ahead: The Vowel Space of Pacific Northwestern English. Northwest Linguistics Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, April 7, 2012. PDF

Scanlon, M. and Wassink, A. B. (2010). Using Acoustic Trajectory Information in Studies of Merger. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics.

Scanlon, M. and Wassink A. B. (2010). African American English in Urban Seattle: accommodation and intra-speaker variation in the Pacific Northwest. American Speech 85:2. 205-224.

Scanlon, M. and Wassink, A. B. (2009). Using Acoustic Trajectory Information in Studies of Merger. Poster at NWAV 38, Ottawa, ON Oct. 22-25, 2009.

Swan, Julia Thomas. (2014). Sociolinguistic cues and nationality: A comparison of /æ/ among Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. speakers. Presentation at the Cascadia Workshop on Sociolinguistics, Victoria, B.C., Canada. PDF

Wassink, A. B. (2014). Vowel Raising in Washington State: Whats the BAG deal? Presented at the first meeting of the Cascadia Workshop in Sociolinguistics (CWSL). March 1-2, 2014 (U of Victoria). PDF

Wassink, A. B. & Koops, C. K. (2013). Quantifying and Interpreting Vowel Formant Trajectory Information. Invited workshop presentation at NWAV 42, October 17 (Pittsburgh). PDF

Wassink, A.B., & Riebold, J. (2013). Individual Variation and Linguistic Innovation in the American Pacific Northwest. Workshop on the Actuation of Sound Change. University of Chicago Linguistic Society, Chicago IL, April 17-18. PDF

Wassink, A. B. (2011). Vowel Reduction and Merger in the Pacific Northwest. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, WA. PDF

Wassink, A.B., Squizzero, R., Schirra, R. and Conn J. (2009). Effects of Style and Gender on Fronting and Raising of /e/, /e:/ and /ae/ before /g/ in Seattle English. Presentation at NWAV 38, Ottawa, ON Oct. 22-25, 2009. PDF

Wassink, A. B., Wright, R. A. and Franklin, A. (2007). Intraspeaker variability in vowel production: an investigation of motherese, hyperspeech, and Lombard speech in Jamaican speakers. Journal of Phonetics 35:3. 363-379.

Wassink, A. B. (2006). A geometric representation of spectral and temporal vowel features: Quantification of vowel overlap in three varieties. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 119:4. 2334-2350.