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P* Reading Group, 4/12 — Alex Zhai

This Monday at 12:30pm, Alex (Z.) will present on her project titled “Acoustic characteristics of vowel reduction in advanced Spanish-English bilinguals”. All are welcome! To join the meeting, please use the information in the confirmation email that you received following registration. If you haven’t registered, please do so here.

P* Reading Group, 3/29 — Meghan Clayards

Next Monday at 12:30pm, Meghan will lead a discussion on “Context-dependent phonetic enhancement of a phonation contrast in San Pablo Macuiltianguis Zapotec” (Barzilai, M. L. & Riestenberg, K. J., 2021).

To join the meeting, please use information in the confirmation email that you received following registration. If you haven’t registered, please do so here.

P* Reading Group, 3/22 — Alex Zhai

This week Alex Zhai will be presenting work titled “Acoustic characteristics of vowel reduction in advanced Spanish-English bilinguals”. P* Group meets on Mondays at 12:30pm. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 3/8 — Alex Cucinelli

This week Alex Cucinelli will be leading discussion on “Assessing the psychological status of the Vowel Shift Rule” (Jaeger 1984). P* Group meets on Mondays at 12:30pm. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 2/22 — Natália Brambatti Guzzo

This week Natália Brambatti Guzzo will be leading discussion on “Pretonic Vowel Reduction in Brazilian Portuguese: Harmony and Dispersion”. P* Group meets on Mondays at 12:30pm. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 2/8 — Beini Wang

Next Monday at 12:30pm, Beini will lead a discussion on “Tone languages and the universality of intrinsic F0: evidence from Africa”.

We are changing the meeting time because we are still trying to find a good time for everyone. If none of the times work well, we might do different times each week based on what’s best for most people and on the availability of the discussion leaders.

To join the meeting, please use information in the confirmation email that you received following registration. If you haven’t registered, please do so here.

P* Group — No Meeting

P* Group will resume regular scheduled meetings next week, stay tuned!

P* Reading Group, 1/26 — Tommy Liu

This week, Tommy Liu will be leading discussion on his thesis proposal. The title of the presentation is “Questions raised by markedness: a cross-linguistic comparison”. This week, P* Group will be meeting on Tuesday at 3:00pm. All are welcome!

For information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 12/4 — Terrance Gatchalian

This week, Terrance Gatchalian will be leading discussion in P* Group, which will take place on Friday from 12-1pm on Zoom. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 11/20 — Alex Cucinelli

This week, Alex Cucinelli will be leading discussion on “Dutch and English toddlers’ use of linguistic cues in predicting upcoming turn transitions” (Lammertink et al., 2015). P* Group takes place on Fridays from 12-1pm on Zoom. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 10/30 — Michael Wagner

This Friday, Michael will be giving a practice talk titled “What homophones tell us about focus semantics”. P* Reading Group takes place on Fridays from 12-1pm on Zoom. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 10/16 — Beini Wang

This Friday, Beini will lead a discussion of “Assimilation and anticipation in continuous spoken word recognition” (Gow 2001). P* Reading Group takes place on Fridays from 12-1pm on Zoom. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 10/9

This Friday, Tommy will lead a discussion of “Uncovering French syllable structure with Verlan” (Weinberger & Lefkowitz 1991). P* Reading Group takes place on Fridays from 12-1pm on Zoom. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group, 10/2 — Meghan Clayards

Meghan will lead discussion during this week’s P* Reading Group — the paper will be announced and distributed to the group mailing list prior to the meeting. P* Reading Group takes place on Fridays from 12-1pm on Zoom. All are welcome! To get information on how to join the meeting, please register here.

P* Reading Group — No Meeting

There is no P* Group meeting this week. Hope to see you all again on October 2!

P* Reading Group, 9/18 — Bing’er Jiang

Bing’er will lead discussion during this week’s P* Reading Group—the paper will be announced and distributed to the reading group mailing list prior to the meeting. P* Reading Group takes place on Fridays from 12-1pm on Zoom. The Meeting ID is: 956 5471 8344, or click this link to join: https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/95654718344. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 9/11 — Planning Meeting

The P* Reading Group will be meeting virtually on Friday, September 11th, from 12-1 pm. The meeting will take place on Zoom (see Zoom info below). All are welcome to attend! This week’s meeting will focus on planning when group members will present, so please come with your preferred dates for presenting.

P* Reading Group, 3/10 — Francisco Torreira

This Tuesday, Francisco will lead a discussion of Baese-Berk et al.‘s (2019) Not just a function of function words: Distal speech rate influences perception of prosodically weak syllables.” The reading is available at bit.ly/PReadingGroup. P* Reading Group takes place at 1pm on Tuesdays, in Room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 2/25 — Connie Ting

Next week, Connie will lead a discussion of Wiener & Turnbull’s (2016) “Constraints of tones, vowels and consonants on lexical selection in Mandarin Chinese”. P* Reading Group meets on Tuesdays from 1 to 2pm in Room 117 of the Linguistics Building. The paper is available at bit.ly/PReadingGroup.

P* Reading Group, 2/18 — Alex Cucinelli

Next week, Alex will lead a discussion of McAllister Byun et al.‘s (2016) “The A-map Model: Articulatory Reliability in Child-specific Phonology“, on Tuesday from 1 to 2pm in room 117 of in Room 117 of the Linguistics Building. The paper is attached and available at bit.ly/PReadingGroup.

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