Selected Recent Publications and Refereed Presentations by Lab Members

Bender, E. M., Morgan, J. T., Oxley, M., Zachry, M., Hutchinson, B., Marin, A., Zhang, B., & Ostendorf, M. (2011). Annotating social acts: Authority claims and alignment moves in Wikipedia talk pages. Proceedings of the ACL-HLT Workshop on Language in Social Media (LSM 2011), Portland, Oregon. PDF

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. (2015). The prevelar vowel system in Seattle. Poster presented at the American Dialect Society (ADS) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, Jan. 8-11, 2015.

Freeman, V. (2014). Bag, beg, bagel: Prevelar raising and merger in Seattle Caucasians. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 43), Chicago, Oct. 23-26, 2014. PDF

Freeman, V. (2014). Social differentiation of bag-raising in Seattle Caucasians. Paper presented at the Cascadia Workshop in Sociolinguistics (CWSL), University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Mar. 1-2. PDF

Freeman, V. (2014). Bag, beg, bagel: Prevelar raising and merger in Pacific Northwest English. University of Washington Working Papers in Linguistics, 32. PDF

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.

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., & 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.

Morgan, J.T., Oxley, M., Bender, E.M., Zhu, L., Gracheva, V., & Zachry, M. (2013). Are we there yet?: The development of a corpus annotated for social acts in multilingual online discourse. Dialogue and Discourse Special Issue Beyond Semantics: The Challenges of Annotating Pragmatic and Discourse Phenomena, 4(2), 1-33. PDF

Morgan, J.T., Oxley, M., Bender, E.M., Zachry, M., & Hutchinson, B. (2011). Authority claims as identity markers in Wikipedia discussion pages. Paper presented at Georgetown University Roundtable on Language and Linguistics (GURT 2011). Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Oxley, M. (2014). “It’s complicated": Perceptions of dialect southernness in Deer Park, Texas. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 43). Chicago, IL. PDF

Oxley, M., Morgan, J.T., Zachry, M., & Hutchinson, B. (2010). "What I Know Is...": Establishing credibility on Wikipedia talk pages. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym 2010), Gdansk, Poland. PDF

Puthuval, S. (2016). “A language vitality assessment for Mongolian in Inner Mongolia, China”. Paper presented at the 2nd Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics, Bloomington, IN, October 7-9.

Puthuval, S. and Wang, X. (2016). “Hohhot, Language of.” In Sybesma et al, eds., Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, Leiden, Brill.

Puthuval, S. (2016). “Mapping language shift in Inner Mongolia.” Linguistics Department Colloquium, University of Washington.

Puthuval, S. (2015). “Language, identity and the moral high ground in Inner Mongolia: Practical problems for language shift research.” Paper presented at the Workshop on Language Shift in the Sinophone World, Seattle, WA, November 6.

Puthuval, S. (2015). “The slow spread of Chinese in Inner Mongolia.” Poster, 44th New Ways of Analyzing Variation conference, Toronto, Canada, October 22-25.

Puthuval, S. (2015) “Why general linguistics needs Mongolian linguistics.” Invited talk, Sociolinguistics Lecture Series, Inner Mongolia University School of Mongolian Studies, Hohhot, China, May 15.

Puthuval, S. (2014) “Urbanization and language shift in Inner Mongolia: an intergenerational survey design.” Paper presented at the Urban Language Seminar 12th annual conference, Hohhot, China, September 1-4.

Riebold, J. M. (2014). The Ethnic Distribution of a Regional Change: /æg, ɛg, eg/ in Washington State. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 43), Chicago, Oct. 23-26, 2014.

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.

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.

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

Scanlon, M. & 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. & 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

Tatman, R. (In Press) "'I'm a spawts guay': Comparing the use of sociophonetic variables in speech and Twitter. Selected papers from NWAV 44. PDF

Wassink, A. B. (2016). The Social Networks of Minority Ethnicity Group Members in Washington State. Presentation at NWAV 45, Vancouver, BC., Nov 3 - 6. PDF

Wassink, A. B. (2015). Network Connectedness of Japanese-Americans in Metropolitan Seattle. Presented to the Working Group in Urban Sociolinguistics, Dec. 11, 2015 (New York University). PDF

Wassink, A. B. (2015a) Dialect evolution in the Pacific Northwest: Reanalysis and conventionalization of a universal phonetic pattern. Plenary presentation given at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland OR.PDF

Wassink, A. B. (2015b) Vowel Raising in Washington State: the cat's out of the B(ɛ̝g). Presentation given as part of the panel, "Western Speech". Annual meeting of the American Dialect Society, Portland OR.PDF

Wassink, A. B. (2014). Vowel Raising in Washington State: What's 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. (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. & 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., Squizzero, R., Schirra, R. & 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. & 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.