List of accepted papers

Accepted main session papers (alphabetically by title)

‘Americanness’ in British song lyrics: The case of intensifiers
‘The er noise seems to be spreading’: the enregisterment of GOAT fronting in Yorkshire dialect
"Rett ons Sprooch, be untied people!" Tracing attitudes in Luxembourgish online news comments
“And now say that in Swedish”: using conversation groups to elicit multilingual speech from Swedish Estonian teens
“Das ist dann schon total cool zu sagen, so Machanot” - Revealing speakers’ justifications for linguistic choices
“Loud, crass, and punctuated” or “Rich, fast, and educated”?: Heterogeneity in Language Regard
„Es werden im wesentlichen [sic!] nur Wörter aufgenommen, welche deutlich unterschiedlich zum Hochdeutschen sind.“ On the verticality of laypersons’ dialect collections and the possibilities of its measurement
[fy: tsfy: g̥fy:] or [fyɭ tsfyɭ g̥fyɭ]? Regional /l/-variation in urban Austria
A cognitive geographic approach to dialectology: Cognitive distance as a predictor for perceptual dialect distance
A comparative study of 2nd person singular address in Spanish: A translation task study
A computational approach to detecting the envelope of variation
A corpus of traditional Mid-Ulster English dialect
A directional shift in a linguistic change: A longitudinal study on English-speaking expatriates in Japan
A measure for heterogeneity in spatial language variation
A Multidimensional Approach to Investigating Accent Attitudes in Britain
A proto-Ryukyuan Database: an aggregating model of dialectal lexical data
A real world method for historical sociolinguistics
A Unified Account of the Low Back Merger Shift
A Variationist Linguistic Landscape Study of English language use in Viennese public space
Allophones, not exemplars, are the main carriers of social meaning in accent processing
An emigrated Italian dialect and its variable realization of /v/ as [w]
Applying the state-of-the-art tonal distance metrics to large dialectal data
Automatic detection of spelling variations in less-resourced dialect and languages
Classification of Kansai dialects using phonetic distance
Community, Contact and Change in the Acadian French Diaspora
Comparing language attitudes and folklinguistic methods, and their insights into variation within Australian English
Convergence and divergence of tone paradigms across Tai dialects in the 21st century
Corpus-based computational dialectology with normalization
Covariation, coherence, and the ‘dual status’ of Multicultural Toronto English
Cross-Linguistic Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in Pronominal Expression
Crowdsourcing Geospatial and Sociolinguistic Variation in Spanish Morpho-Syntax: The Spanish Dialects App
Deep acoustic representations for clustering Dutch dialect pronunciations
Democratising dialect fieldwork and research: desirable, doable, or doomed?
Dialect contact, change and maintenance of Gifu dialect in Hokkaido
Dialect perception versus dialect production: how are they related?
Dialect Use in Early Modern Bern (Switzerland)
Dialectometry with topic models
Diaspora ecologies and dialect attitudes
Different methods for spontaneous speech elicitation. Conversational and linguistic issues
Diffusion and obsolescence of dialect vocabulary in 250 years
Diphthongs and Diphthongization in Texas German
Disguised variation: the case of /e/ in Hungarian dialectology
Do dialect grammars match the behavior of "real" speakers?
Et puis, well: Discourse marker use in Ontarian Laurentian French
Evaluating Voices of Groningen: an interactive web-based approach to collecting Low Saxon dialect data
Exploring developmental norms of vowel production in the Gheg dialect of Albanian
Exploring the effects of age and gender in sociolinguistic perception: Evidence from Tyneside English
Extracting Non-Standard Varieties via the Twitter API: the case of AAE
Fifty Years of PRICE Variation in Kentuckiana
From pronoun to zero marking: variation in the expression of the 1st person subject in South Estonian Seto
Genre coherence and distinctiveness in the International Corpus of English: A quantitative approach
H[aw] to f[ay]nd incipient raising: Methodological implications for analyzing pre-voiceless diphthong raising in Greater New Orleans English
High Vowel Loss in the South-Greek dialect of Agrinio: Acoustic analysis within the framework of Dialect Contact
How long is ‘long-term’ accommodation for sound change? Empirical tests of the change-by-accommodation model
How mutual intelligible are two discontinuous dialects of a language?
How to study the relationship between language use and class distinctions?
I could just be sat here all day: A corpus-based study on recent changes in the use of pseudo-passives with SIT and STAND in British English dialects
Identifying keywords and phrases in British COVID-19 newspaper discourse
Individual dialect attrition as an outcome of mobility: A methodological case study
Individual sensitivity to change in the lingua franca use of English
Infinitival ain’t in African American English
Is the sociolinguistic interview a useful tool for gathering data on everyday linguistic behavior?
LED-A: a web app for measuring distances in the sound components among local dialects
Linguistic diversity across languages and registers: A corpus- linguistic basis for investigating emerging grammars in language- contact situations
Linguistic Mobility Index: Quantifying the effect of mobility on dialect change
Longitudinal sociolinguistic research projects as brands
Low Saxon corpus-based dialectometry
Measuring dialectal competence: self-assessment vs. external assessment
Measuring language attitudes towards ethnolectal features in Swiss-German-speaking children: A mixed-methods approach
Minimal minimal pairs: Phonetic contrast in Unterland Yiddish vowels
Mixed-method analyses of reduced article forms in the South- and Central-Bavarian transition area
New criteria for selecting a local dialect speaker: how much important the grandparentsʼ information?
On dialect polyphony in the Central South Slavic continuum
On the differentiation of Western Basque: the value of dialectal features and the researcher's choices
Palestinian Arabic in the diaspora: Evidence from dialect contact in Lebanon
Phonological Change in the Upper Rhine Area in the 20th Century from a Sociolinguistic Point of View - The Influence of the Individual on Variation in Written Questionnaires
Physiological change or identity formation? A sociophonetic study of bilingual transmasculine voices
PP Complements in Vernacular Spanish: Constituency Tests and Syntactic Variation of the complemento de regimen (CR)
Preposition-drop and ditransitives in North West British English
Quantifying potential: Non-canonical word order through a variationist perspective
Regional phonetic variation in the speech of young urban Russians: An exploratory study of quantitative and qualitative vowel reduction in Moscow and Perm
Responses to thanks in San Diego and Toronto: The same, but different
Small Scale Dialectology- possibilities and challenges
Sounds in the City: Perceptions of Ethnicity in Toronto English
Structural and social variable use of the negators laʔ, laa, and wa-laa in Syrian Arabic
Studying enregisterment in the speech community: the ‘London talks’ interviews
Subjective dialect division in Indian varieties of English
Teenagers’ language in Estonia: the use of English in a newly compiled corpus
The ‘atlas of everyday German in Salzburg’: An update on (areal) variation in a central region of Austria
The ages of pragmatic particles in Colloquial Singapore English: A corpus study based on oral history interviews
The Angola language mapping project: A countrywide sociolinguistic survey
The Endangered State of the Japanese Narada Dialect and its Background
The interviewer’s role in socio-linguistic interviews regarding non-linguists’ conceptualizations of speech repertoires
The linguistic expression of persuasion across varieties of English
The relationship between ratings data and feature recognition in a dialect of English
The vowel space as a sociolinguistic variable for comparing an ethnolect across dialect regions
Toward an In-Depth Analysis of Subject Pronoun Expression: A View from Xalapa, Mexico
Towards a new lexicographical Infrastructure for the Dutch Dialects: the Database of Southern Dutch Dialects project.
Tracking language change in real time - Challenges for community-based research in the 21st century
Um, uh, and variation in American English
Using perceptual isoglosses to map twenty-first century regional patterns of linguistic variation
Variation and change within a border area: the case of the Basque language
Variation in Heritage Spanish Writing: The Case of Subject Personal Pronouns
Yes-No Questions in Acadian French

Special session papers

Advancing Studies in Sociolinguistic Variation and Change in German

Dialect levelling in German Alemannic and a possible impact of Alsatian Alemannic
Sociolinguistic variation in Kiezdeutsch and Namdeutsch
Fei schee: The social meaning of intensifier use in Swabian
What can we learn from microinterviews? (Re-)Using data from an interdisciplinary survey on the very old
Sociolinguistic variation in a non-native variety of Swiss German: Romansh migrants in the city of Berne
Diffusion of Viennese Monophthongization in Austria’s traditional dialects
From diglossia to diaglossia – Western speech repertoires in Austria revised

Borders, Dialects and Standard Varieties

Measuring standard language dynamics in Belgian and Netherlandic Dutch. Big data meets experimental attitude research
The usage of Belgian Dutch in translated and non-translated (audiovisual) fiction today and its sociolinguistic implications
Comparing human and computer classification of phonetic features in the Scottish/English border region
Between dialectometry and sociolinguistics: the analysis of internal border effects
Cross-Border language contacts in the Polish-Belarusian border region in the 21st century
Identity, language attitudes and language use in the Belarusian-Russian border region
Modelling standard varieties: epistemological considerations, “fail-safes”, and the peculiar case of German

German in Austria

Introduction: German in Austria – Variation across registers and structural levels
Speech repertoires and varietal spectra - Eliciting phonological variation on the dialect-standard-axis
Subjunctive II and diminutive as hedging phenomena in German in Austria – Evidence from conversation data and experimental settings
Intra- and interindividual variation of lexical variation – Analyses across Austria
Investigating dialect syntax in Austria. Empirical findings and methodological considerations
Computer Supported Language Production Tests for the Analysis of Intermediate Varieties in Vienna
Standard-dialect variation and ideas about linguistic norms in lexicographic data

How about the listener?: Perceptual possibilities and realities in the study of language variation and change

The limits of perception
The production-perception interface
When your brain tricks your ear
What lies underneath: Silversteinian nths, indexical fields, sociolinguistic monitors, and attitudinal cognitoria

Mapping dialect variation and change

Problems of Space and Times and Linguistics. Concepts and technical aspects of (digital) locating and placing linguistic data on a map – using the example of SyHD, DiÖ and LIÖ
Mapping change in colloquial German in real and apparent time
Data Presentation in the REDE SprachGIS: Possibilities and Limits (
Apps for mapping language variation and change in German-speaking Europe
New visualization techniques in dialect geography: The merging of analytic and synthetic mapping in the virtual and interactive cartography of VerbaAlpina
Dialectology in work. Research Using the Visual Interface of the DMW-Project

New Methods for a 21st Century Linguistic Atlas Project

Doing Sociophonetics with Linguistic Atlas Project Data
Leaner, cleaner, and full of attitude: The new Atlas interview
The Fractal Structure of Language: How Many Dialects?
Use all the LAP data!: Moving toward inductive discovery of patterns and connections in the data of the Linguistic Atlas Project

Panel research: Methodological challenges, practices and ways forward

Socio-demographic trajectory, vowel normalization, and the marriage of auditory and acoustic approaches in assessing lifespan change
How old are the moun[ʔə]ns in Utah? Utahn “t-dropping” over time and across the lifespan
In between Quebec and Hexagonal French: A longitudinal study of front vowels
Exploring language use and linguistic attitudes over a decade in later life: a generational “lect”?
Intra-speaker (in-)stability and varietal coherence across the lifespan: Findings from a real-time panel study in Austria
(In)coherence across the linguistic architecture: change in Swabian across the lifespan
Lifespan Change in the Standardization of Regional Dialects in Japan: the Case of Hokkaido
A moribund Japanese colonial koiné in the Pacific: A panel study of language obsolescence

Underdocumented variation in French - new geolinguistic data

Final consonants in European vs. Quebec French: evidence of koineization movements based on traditional atlases and new crowdsourcing surveys
Inheritance from below in French and Creole varieties in America: evidence from Guadeloupean private letters
A multiparametric approach to variation: a case study of liaison
Deepening the historical reach of geophonology in Québec: the (re)discovery of the Gaston Dulong archive collection
From the Old World to the New: phonetic and morphosyntactic features in 18th and 19th century Quebec French
Regional variation in Quebec French at the dawn of the 20th century