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. 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., & 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
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. PDF
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. & 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
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. & 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. & 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.