Day One – 8th of September

Talks and Presentations

Please note that schedules are subject to change – this website will have the most up-to-date information.

TimeTitleAuthor(s)Session Chair
9:30 – 9:45Opening RemarksUKLVC13 Committee
9:45 – 10:45PLENARY TALK
Sociogrammatical variation, Multicultural London English, and the actuation problem
Jenny Cheshire
10:45 – 11:00BREAK
11:00 – 11:15Schwa can participate in sound change: Evidence from New Zealand EnglishSarah TaskerAngela Gayton
11:15 – 11:30Individuals vs. community and vowels vs. vowel systems: the case of Cockney diphthong shift reversal in EssexPatrycja Strycharczuk and Amanda Cole
11:30 – 11:45How many diphthongs are there in English? A cross-dialectal perspectiveSam Kirkham, Patrycja Strycharczuk and Emily Gorman
11:45 – 12:00Mapping the Mancunian Way: Dialectal variation and levelling in Greater ManchesterGeorge Bailey, Danielle Turton and Laurel MacKenzie
12:00 – 12:15BREAK
12:15 – 12:30On one side or the other: Stance-taking in sign language narrative and non-narrative discourseRose Stamp, Bracha Nir and Shirit Cohen-KokaClara Cohen
12:30 – 12:45Perceived Voice Similarity: A Comparison Within- and Between-Accent GroupsKirsty McDougall, Alice Paver, Francis Nolan, Nikolas Pautz, Harriet Smith and Philip Harrison
12:45 – 13:00Phonation Profile Analysis: A novel VPA-based auditory-perceptual method for analysing phonationJoe Pearce
13:00- 13:15Machine learning in sociophonetics: Comparison of different approaches to accent classification and feature extractionQingcheng Zeng
13:15 – 14:15LUNCH BREAK
14:15 – 14:30The bath-trap split in the East MidlandsSandra Jansen and Natalie BraberJane Stuart-Smith
14:30 – 14:45Implicit and explicit evaluations of the competence and warmth of Northern English and Southern English speakers in EnglandRobert M. McKenzie and Andrew McNeill
14:45 – 15:00Education vs. Region: Investigating variation in Received PronunciationCaitlin Halfacre
15:00 – 15:15Choral singing in Glasgow: Singing RP since the 1920s?Edward Marshall
15:15 – 15:30BREAK
15:30 – 15:45Age effects on sociolinguistic perception of (ing) in Tyneside EnglishJohanna MechlerJoe Pearce
15:45 – 16:00Nonbinary speakers’ rates of (ING) stable across conversation topicsJack Rechsteiner and Betsy Sneller
16:00 – 16:15Pronoun exchange in North-Eastern English: Perception versus useClaire Childs, Carmen Llamas and Dominic Watt
16:15 – 16:30Want to catch a change, love? Study vocatives!Jeremy Needle and Sali Tagliamonte
16:30 – 16:45BREAK
16:45 – 17:00The Role of Stativity in the Development of Zero Copula in Rural AAEPatricia Cukor-Avila, Guy Bailey and Juan SalinasJennifer Smith
17:00 – 17:15Syntactic negativity transfers to semantic negativity in positive-anymoreChristopher Strelluf and Thomas Hills
17:15 – 17:30“Well, he was on smack, weren’t he? But he’s not on smack no more”: Understanding the social meaning of grammatical variation by comparing the phonetic realisations of syllable-initial /h/ in negative concord and tag questionsEmma Moore
17:30 – 17:45Exploring the polarity effect on future variation in Parisian FrenchYiming Liang, Pascal Amsili and Heather Burnett
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