Vorträge:

2013         

Diphthong Realization as a Phonetic Marker of Hood German. Phonetik & Phonologie 9, Univ. Zürich, CH, 11.-12.10.2013.

Diphthong Characteristics of Urban Speech from Different Neighborhoods in Berlin. Mit M. Weirich. International Conference on Language Variation and Change (ICLAVE), Trondheim, NOR, 26.06. - 28.06.2013.

2012          

Verwendung und Bedeutung von 'so' in spontanem Berliner Kiezdeutsch. Phonetik & Phonologie 8, FS Universität Jena, 11.-13.10.2012.

Perceptual Divergence in Berlin. Mit M. Weirich. Sociolinguistics Symposium 19, FU Berlin, 21.-24.08.2012.

Category Instability of the Palatal Fricative in Berlin German. Mit M. Weirich. 2nd Workshop on Soundchange. Kloster Seeon, München, 1.-4.5.2012.

2011         

Konsenz & Diskonsenz in GToBI (German Tone & Break Indices). Deutsche Intonation: Modelle und Annotation. (DIMA I). Univ. Köln, 8.-10.9.2012.

The Effect of Inferences on the Categorization of Berlin German Fricatives. Mit M. Weirich, FS-Uni Jena und J. Brunner, Univ. Potsdam. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS) in Hong Kong, China, 17.-21.8.2011.

2009         

Form and Function of Deletions and Insertions in Speech. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS). Osnabrück,  4.-6.3.2009.

Emerging sounds. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS). Osnabrück,  4.-6.3.2009.

Der Einfluss von Fokus auf Ton im Vietnamesischen. U Köln. 26.01.2009.

2008         

The Effect of Focus on Lexical Tone in Vietnamese. Workshop on Experimental Linguistics International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), Athen,(GR). 25.-27.08.2008.

The Effect of Lexical Tone and Focus on the Formation of F0 in Vietnamese. Congress of International Linguistics (CIL18), Seoul, Korea, 21.-26.07.2008.

The Phonetics of Kietzdeutsch: The Speech of Turkish Adolescents in an Urban Context. Arizona Linguistics and Anthropology Symposium, Tucson, AZ (USA), 9.-11.5.2008.

2007         

Social & Regional Effects on the Perception of Vietnamese Tones. Mit M. Brunelle, Univ. of Ottawa (CA). International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), Saarbrücken, 6.-10.8.2007.

Contrastive Topic Marking in Vietnamese – Prosody, Word Order, and Morphology. Mit A. McNay (Alexander v. Humboldt Scholar, HU). 3rd Workshop on Contrast – Towards a closer definition, ZAS, Berlin.

2006         

Prosodic Focus Marking in Ewe? Mit I. Fiedler, HU. African Linguistics Conference (ALC). Leiden, NL (August).

Semiotic Layering in Intonation & Gesture. Mit N. Mendoza-Denton, Univ. of Arizona. Jahrestagung der Linguistic Society of America in Albuquerque, NM (USA).

2004         

The Correlation between Gesture and Intonation in Political Discourse. Mit N. Mendoza-Denton, Univ. of Arizona. Annual Meeting of the High Desert Linguistics Society. Albuquerque, NM (USA).

Variation and Cognition: An Overview. Mit N. Mendoza-Denton, Univ. of Arizona. Jahrestagung der Linguistic Society of America in Boston (USA)

2000         

Style and Economy: When Frequency Effects Collide. Mit J. Hay (Northwestern Univ.) und N. Mendoza-Denton, Univ. of Arizona). Annual Style and Economy Conference, Auckland, Neu Seeland, Juni 2000.

1999         

Accent Location, Type and Phrasing in the Interpretation of Utterances in Context. Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Jan. 1999, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

A Phonological Interpretation of the Gussenhoven-Rietveld Effect. Mit M. E. Beckman. Joint meeting Acoustical Society of America (and EAA/DAGA), März 1999, Berlin. JASA vol. 105.

Oprah and /ay/: Lexical Frequency, Referee Design, and Style. Mit J. Hay  & N. Mendoza-Denton. International  Congress  of  Phonetic  Sciences (ICPhS), August 1999 in San Francisco, CA (USA).

1998        

Considerations in the Mapping from Focus to Accent. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS) vom 4.-6. März, 1998, in Halle.

Low pitch in the Linguistic Performance of California Latina Gang Girls. Mit N. Mendoza-Denton (Univ. of Arizona) Perceiving and Performing Gender. Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Frauenforschung. Christian-Albrechts-Universität, 12.-14. Nov. 1998, Kiel.

1997         

Name Pronunciation in German Text-to-Speech Synthesis. Mit B. Möbius. Fifth Conference on Applied Natural Language Processing, Association for Computational Linguisitics. 31. März – 3. April 1997. Washington DC (USA).

Development of Narrow Focus Prosody. Vortrag bei GALA’97: Language Acquisition, Knowledge Representation & Processing. 4.-6 April 1997. Edinburgh (Schottland).

1996       

Acquisition of Contrastive Emphasis: 5 age groups. Vortrag beim 132. Treffen der Acoustical Society of America, Dez. 1996, Honolulu, HA (USA).

1995     

Aspects of the Acquisition of Contrastive Stress. Center of Cognitive Science, The Ohio State University, Dezember, 1995, Columbus, OH (USA).

1994       

Gestural Analysis of Fast and Slow Speech in German. 68.  Treffen der Linguistics Society of America, Januar, 1994, Boston, MA (USA).

High Vowel Devoicing in Turkish. 128. Treffen der Acoustical Society of America, Dezember, 1994, Austin, Texas (USA).

Prosodic and Segmental Influences on High Vowel Devoicing in Turkish. Fifth Australian Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Dezember, 1994, Perth (Australien).

1993             

Fast Speech Reduction in German. Conference of Students of Lingusitics in Europe (CONSOLE II), Dezember, 1993, Tübingen.

 

Poster:

2013

Diphthong Realization as a Marker of Hood German. UK Language Variation and Change (UKLVC9), Sheffield, England, 2.-4.9.

/oy/ as a marker of local identity in Berlin. Joint meeting of the 21. International Congress of Acoustics (ICA) & 165. Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) in Montreal, CA., 2.-7.6.

2012         

Phonology & the Interpretation of Fine Phonetic Detail in Berlin German. Interspeech2012, Portland, OR (USA), 09.-13.09.

The Interpretation of Fine Phonetic Detail in Berlin German.. 13. Laboratory Phonology Tagung (LabPhon 13) in Stuttgart. Mit M. Weirich, 27.-29.06.

2010        

Perceptual Evidence for Allophonic Variation of the Palatal Fricative /ç/ in Berlin German. Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Cancun, Mexico. Mit M. Weirich, J. Brunner & M. Mertins.15. - 19.11.2010.

Prosodic Boundaries in German: Final Lengthening in Spontaneous Speech. Acoustical Society of America Meeting, Baltimore, MD (USA). Mit S. Fuchs, ZAS & J. Krivokapic, Yale Univ. 19. - 24.04.2010.

2009        

Besonderheiten im Kiezdeutsch: der palatale Frikativ und seine Realisierungen. Mit M. Mertins, HU. Phonetik und Phonologie in Deutschland,  2.3.2009.

2008        

Schwa out of Control? Mit Fuchs, S. & Weirich, M. (ZAS). International Seminar on Speech Production (ISSP) – Straßburg, 8-12. December.

2007        

Quantitative Explorations on Ewe Focus Prosody. Satellite Workshop Laboratory Phonology: Understudied or Fieldwork Languages. Mit Ines Fiedler (HU, Berlin). International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS) in Saarbrücken, 6.-10.8.2007.

Aspects of Prosody in Vietnamese. Satellite Workshop Laboratory Phonology: Understudied or Fieldwork Languages. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS) in Saarbrücken, 6.-10.8.2007.

2006        

Prosodic Edge Marking in Ewe. International Conference on Information Structure: Information Structure between Linguistic Theory and Empirical Methods. Universität Potsdam (6.-8.6.2006).

1996       

Acquisition of ‘Narrow Focus’ Prosody: 3 age groups. 5th Conference of Laboratory Phonology, July 6-8, 1996, Evanston, IL, USA.

1995          

Speech Perception in Children with Phonological Disorders. 1995 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, Florida (USA). Mit Prof. Dr. Jan Edwards, Prof. Dr. Rob A. Fox, K. B. Cohen. Dezember. 1995

1994         

Factors influencing High Vowel Devoicing in Turkish: When is a Phonetic Variable a Sociolinguistic Variable? New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 23), Stanford, CA (USA). Oktober. 1994.

 

Eingeladene Vorträge:

2012         

Die perzeptive Instabilität des palatalen Frikatives (in Berlin). HU Berlin, 05.07.

2011        

Perzeption & Interpretation: Die Wahrnehmung des Palatalen Frikativs im „Kiezdeutsch“.  Mit M. Weirich. Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena, 7.12.

Wahrnehmung & Einstellung. Zentrum Sprache, Variation, Migration, Universität Potsdam,  9.11.2011.

Urban German. HU-Examenskolloquium, 4.5.2011.

2010        

Distributional and Durational Properties of 'so' in Berlin Kiezdeutsch. Cologne International Workshop on Prosody. 02. - 03.07.2010, U Köln.

2009        

Der Einfluß von Fokus auf Ton im Vietnamesischen. Köln-Bonn Kolloquium, Universität Köln 26.01.2009.

2008        

Soziophonetik. Institut für Phonetik an der Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München, 3.-6.6. 2008.

Phonetik und Phonologie des Kiezdeutschen. Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft, Universität Bielefeld, 10.06.2008.

2006        

Socially Structured Variation in English. Institut für Anglistik & Amerikanistik, Universität Hamburg, 9.6.2006.

2005        

How Co-Speech-Gestures Aid in Structuring Information. University College Dublin, Irland. Mit Norma Mendoza-Denton, Univ. of Arizona, 21.9.2005.

Pragmatic Competence in Spoken English: The Social Life of Pragmatics. Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 9.7.2005.

Circulating the State: Gesture, Constituent Claims, and Political Discourse. Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (USA). Mit Norma Mendoza-Denton, Univ. of Arizona. 28.1.2005.

2004        

Gesture, Intonation, and the Public Sphere. Department of Linguistics and Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Mit Norma Mendoza-Denton, Univ. of Arizona. 2.11.2004

2003        

Phonetik und Phonologie von Hutkonturen und Doppelkontrasten. Institut für Anglistik, Universität Leipzig und dem Max-Planck-Institut für Neurolinguisitk, 11. 7.2003, Leipzig.

2001        

Hat Patterns and Double Peaks: The Phonetics and Psycholinguistics of Broad versus Late Narrow versus Double Focus Intonations. Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (USA). 6. 12.2001.

1999        

Discovering the Melodies of Speech. Department of Lingustics, Univeristy of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (USA). Februar 1999.

Developing a Focus- Interpretation & Comprehension Paradigm. Max Planck Institut für Psycholinguistik (Comprehension Group), Nijmegen, Holland. Februar 1999.

1996   

Aspekte des Prosodischen Spracherwerbs. Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung (IMS) der Universität Stuttgart, 7.10.1996.

Name Pronunciation: A Problem for German TTS. Bell Laboratories (Lucent Techologies), Sept. 1996, Murray Hill, New Jersey, USA.