Congratulations to Dr. Georgia Zellou for being inducted as a Fellow into the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) at the 2020 annual meeting. She was honored for her dedication to the field as a co-director of the 2019 LSA Summer Institute hosted at UC Davis.
Great job to Ph.D students Aleese Block, Tyler Kline, and Bruno Ferenc Segedin for presenting at the 2020 Linguistic Society of America annual Meeting in New Orleans!
See below for the recording for the 5 Minute Linguist (5ML) competition, emceed by John McWhorter, at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting in New York City. The aim of the competition to communicate a research project to a general audience in just 5 minutes (and with no notes!).
We are thrilled that two talks selected as finalists were from our lab!
Talk 1 (0:00 - 8:22)
Michelle Cohn (University of California, Davis): Phonologically motivated phonetic repair strategies in Siri- and human-directed speech
Talk 2 (9:45 - 15:43)
Bruno Ferenc Segedin (University of California, Davis) & Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis): Lexical frequency mediates compensation for coarticulation: Are the seeds of sound change word-specific?
Congratulations to the other presenters, as well!