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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.

P* Reading Group — No Meeting This Week

There will no P* Reading Group next week. The next meeting will be on Feb. 18th.

P* Reading Group, 2/4 — Heather Goad

This Tuesday, Heather will lead a discussion of Diaz-Campos & Killam‘s (2012) “Assessing Language Attitudes through a Matched-guise Experiment: The Case of Consonantal Deletion in Venezuelan Spanish“. 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, 1/28 — Jeff Lamontagne

This Tuesday, Jeff will give a talk entitled “Variation in French Prominence: Is Laurentian French a Blast from the Past or a Window into the Future?” P* Reading Group takes place at 1pm on Tuesdays, in Room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 1/21 — Organizational Meeting

There will be an organizational meeting this Tuesday, January 21st at 1:00 pm, to discuss how to run the reading group and pick a date for each presentation.

P* Reading Group takes place at 1:00 pm on Tuesdays, in Room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend!

P* Group Scheduling Announcement

This semester, P* reading group will meet on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 pm, location TBD. There will be no meeting on Tuesday, January 14; further announcements will be made once a meeting location is secured.

P* Reading Group, 11/25

This week, Zhiyao will lead a discussion of Kerry-Ryan et al.’s (2018) “Towards End-to-End Prosody Transfer for Expressive Speech Synthesis with Tacotron”. The reading is available at bit.ly/PReadingGroup. P* Group takes place at 2:45 pm on Monday in room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 11/11 — Heather Goad

Next week, Heather will lead a discussion of Aldrete et al.’s (2019) “Tone slips in Cantonese: Evidence for early phonological encoding”, on Monday (Nov. 11) 2:45-3:45pm in room 117 of the Linguistics Department.

P* Group, 11/4 — Francisco Torreira

Francisco will lead a discussion of Beirne and Croot’s (2018) “The prosodic domain of phonological encoding: Evidence from speech errors”, on Monday (Nov. 4) 2:45-3:45pm in room 117 of the Linguistics Department.

P* Group, 10/28 — Meghan Clayards

This week, Meghan will lead a discussion of Seyfarth et. al’s (2019) Evidence against interactive effects on articulation in Javanese verb paradigms, with Seyfarth et al. (2018) as optional background reading. Both readings are available at bit.ly/PReadingGroup. P* Group takes place at 2:45 pm on Monday in room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 10/7 — Wei Zhang

Wei will lead a discussion of Baeser-Berk & Morrill’s (2019) “Perceptual consequences of variability in native and non-native speech”, on Monday (Oct. 7) 2:45-3:45pm in room 117 of the Linguistics Department.

P* Group, 9/30

This week, Michael will lead a discussion of Turnbull et al’s (2018) Nasal place assimilation trades off inferrability of both target and trigger words. P* Group takes place at 2:45 pm on Monday in room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend! P* Group readings can be found at http://bit.ly/PReadingGroup.

P* Group, 9/23 — Connie Ting

This week, Connie will lead a discussion of Kim, Kim & Cho’s (2018) Prosodic-structural modulation of stop voicing contrast along the VOT continuum in trochaic and iambic words in American English. P* Group takes place at 2:45 pm on Monday in room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend! P* Group readings can be found at http://bit.ly/PReadingGroup.

P* Group, 9/9 — Jeff Lamontagne

This week, Jeff will lead a discussion of sections 3.1 to 3.3 of Halle and Reiss’s (2008) The Phonological Enterprise. P* Group takes place at 2:45 pm on Monday in room 117 of the Linguistics Building. All are welcome to attend! P* Group readings can be found at http://bit.ly/PReadingGroup.

P* Reading Group, 4/17 – Heather Goad

P* Reading Group (Wednesday, 1:30 pm)

Heather will lead a discussion of Inkelas (2019) “Modeling Scalar Vowel Strength in Q Theory” on Wednesday (Apr. 17th) 1:30-2:30pm. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 4/3

Jeff will lead a discussion of Inkelas (2015) “Re-representing phonology: consequences of Q Theory” on Wednesday (Apr. 3rd) 1:30-2:30pm in Room 831 of SCSD (2001 McGill College 8th floor). It’s a fairly short description of the Q-theory model of representations. The paper is in our google drive folder (bit.ly/PGroup_2019a). All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 3/27

P* Reading Group (Wednesday, 1:30 pm)

We’ll be having P* Group on Wednesday, March 13th at 1:30 pm in room 831 of SCSD (2001 McGill College, 8th floor), during which Alvaro will lead a discussion of  Pinet and Iverson’s (2010) Talker-listener accent interactions in speech-in-noise recognition: Effects of prosodic manipulation as a function of language experience. The paper is available at bit.ly/PGroup_2019a. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 3/13 – Jeff Lamontagne on Breen (2018)

P* Reading Group (Wednesday, 1:30 pm)

We’ll be having P* Group on Wednesday, March 13th at 1:30 pm in room 831 of SCSD (2001 McGill College, 8th floor), during which Jeff will lead a discussion of  Breen’s (2018) Effects of metric hierarchy and rhyme predictability on word duration in The Cat in the Hat. The paper is available at bit.ly/PGroup_2019a. All are welcome to attend!

P* Reading Group, 2/27 – Meghan Clayards on Yu (2019)

P* Reading Group (Wednesday, 1:30 pm)

We’ll be having P* Group on Wednesday, February 27th at 1:30 pm in room 831 of SCSD (2001 McGill College, 8th floor), during which Meghan will lead a discussion of  Yu’s (2019) “On the nature of the perception-production link: Individual variability in English sibilant-vowel coarticulation”. The paper is available at bit.ly/PGroup_2019a. All are welcome to attend!
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