Main Session

Main session papers (alphabetically by first author ONLY)

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(last updated July 1, 2022)

Abou Taha – Palestinian Arabic in the Diaspora Evidence from dialect contact in Lebanon

Adler – Measuring dialect competence

Ahlers – Small Scale Dialectology– possibilities and challenges

Alfaraz – Diaspora ecologies and dialect attitudes

Asahi – Dialect contact, change and maintenance

Bartelds – Deep acoustic representations for clustering Dutch dialect pronunciations

Baxter – Extracting Non–Standard Varieties via Twitter API

Baxter – Infinitival ain’t in AAE

Bleaman – A computational approach to detecting the envelope of variation

Bohmann – Genre coherence and distinctiveness in the ICE

Bozovic – On Dialect Polyphony in the Central South Slavic Continuum

Butterworth – Discourse Marker Use in Ontarian Laurentian French

Buurke – Evaluating Voices of Groningen

Cardoso – A multidimensional approach to investigating Accent Attitudes in Britain

Casanova – PP Complements in Vernacular Spanish

Celik – A proto–Ryukyuan Database

Cukor–Avila – Is a sociolinguistic interview a useful tool for gathering data on everyday linguistic behaviour?

De Tier – Towards a new lexicographical Infrastructure for the Dutch Dialects: The Database of Southern Dutch Dialects project.

Douglas – Democratising dialect fieldwork and research: desirable, doable, or doomed?

Duhalde – Variation and change within a border area: the case of the Basque language

Durham – Quantifying potential: Non–canonical word order through a variationist perspective

Embleton – Dialect Variation as Geography

Evans –Heterogenity in Language Regard

Fuchs – The Linguistic Expression of Persuasion across Varieties of English

Gardner – Variation in American English

Gerwin – Studying enregisterment in the speech community: the ‘London talks’ interviews

Habib – Structural and Social Variable use of Negators in Syrian Arabic

Hahn – Mapping regional variation of speech rate using automatic measurements of amplitude envelope peaks

Hattori – Classification of Kansai dialects

Heeringa – LED–A: a web app for measuring distances in the sound components among local dialects

Hinskens – Dialect perception versus dialect production: how are they related?

Hirano – Directional shift in a linguistic change

Inoue – Diffusion and obsolescence of dialect vocab

Jahns – Revealing Speakers’ Justifications for linguistic choices

Jamieson – Individual dialect attrition as an outcome of mobility: A methodological case study

Jeszenszky – Linguistic Mobility Index: Quantifying the effect of mobility on dialect change

Jordan – Angola Language Mapping Project

Jose – 50 Years of PRICE variation in Kentuckiana

Kapia – Exploring developmental norms of vowel production in the Gheg dialect of Albanian

Kathrein – On the verticality of laypersons‘ dialect

Katsanta – High Vowel Loss in the South–Greek dialect of Agrinio: Acoustic analysis within the framework of Dialect Contact

Katsanta – High Vowel Loss in the South–Greek dialect of Agrinio: Acoustic analysis within the framework of Dialect Contact

Klotz – Linguisitic diversity across languages and registers

Knooihuizen – A Sociophonetic Study of Bilingual Transmasculine Voices

Korkus – Using Conversational Grasps to Elicit Multilingual Speech from Swedish–Estonian Teens

Kuparinen – Dialectometry with Topic Models

Lappalainen – How to study the relationship between language use and class distinctions?

LeBlanc – Yes/No–Questions in Arcadian French

Lindström – From Pronoun to Zero Marking

Mechler – Exploring the effects of age and gender in sociolinguistic perception: Evidence from Tyneside English

Mereu – Different methods for spontaneous speech elicitation

Newman – A comparative study of 2nd person singular address in Spanish: A translation task study

Niehaus – The atlas of everday German in Salzburg

Nove – Minimal minimal pairs: Phonetic Contrast in Unterland Yiddish vowels

Orozco – Cross–Linguistic Homogeneity and Heterogeneity in Pronominal Expression

Orozco – Subject Pronoun Expression

Pabst – Tracking Language Change in Real–Time

Penry Williams – Comparing language attitudes (Australian English)

Post – Regional Phonetic Variation in the Speech of Young Urban Russians

Ramisch – Past Tense and Past Participle Forms from a  Variationist Phonetic Point of View

Regnoli – Subjective Dialect Division in Indian Varieties of English

Roeder & Gardner – Low Back Merger Shift

Rosseel & Zenner – Measuring language attitudes towards ethnolectal features (Swiss–German)

Rupp – A real world method for historical sociolinguistics

Scherr – Mixed Method Analysis of Reduced Article Forms in the South and Central Bavarian Transition Area

Scherrer – Corpus–based compilation dialectology with normalizations

Schilling – Identifying keywords and phrases in British Covid–19 Newspaper Discourse

Schönberg – A measure for heterogeneity in spatial language variation

Sekeres – A cognitive geographic approach to dialectology

Siewert – Low–Saxon corpus–based dialectometry

Soukup – A Variationist Linguistic Landscape Study of English

Spagnol – Lexical Variation in the Dialects of Malta and Gozo

Stange –  I could just be sat here all day

Stevenson – Preposition–drop and ditransitives in North West British English

Stiglbauer – The interviewer’s role in socio–linguistic interviews

Strobel – Phonological Change in the Upper Rhine Area

Sung – Applying the state–of–the–art tonal distance metrics to large dialectal data

Taipale – Individual Sensitivity to Change in the Lingua Franca Use of English

Takemura – New criteria for selecting a local dialect speaker

Vargha – Disguised variation: the case of /e/ in Hungarian dialectology

Vihman – Teenagers’ Language in Estonia

Wagner – Longitudinal Sociolinguistic Research Project as Brands Lunch

Watanabe – Americanness in British song lyrics

Yurayong – Convergence and Divergence of the Tone Paradigms across Tai Dialects in the 21st Century