Sounds of California: Here are our papers and presentations so far.


Journal Articles

D'Onofrio, Annette, Penelope Eckert, Robert J. Podesva, Teresa Pratt, and Janneke Van Hofwegen (to appear in 2016). Low vowel variation in California's Central Valley. In Betsy Evans, Valerie Fridland, Tyler Kendall, and Alicia Wassink eds. (Speech of the West, Vol.1. Publication of the American Dialect Society. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Podesva, Robert J., and Janneke Van Hofwegen. (2015). /s/exuality in small-town California: Gender normativity and the acoustic realization of /s/. In Erez Levon and Ronald Mendes eds. (Language, Sexuality, and Power: Studies in Intersectional Sociolinguistics. Oxford UP.

Podesva, Robert J., and Janneke Van Hofwegen. (2014). How conservatism and normative gender constrain variation in inland California: The case of /s/ University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 20.2: 129-137.

Podesva, Robert J., Annette D'Onofrio, Janneke Van Hofwegen, and Seung Kyung Kim. (2015). Country ideology and the California Vowel Shift Language Variation and Change. 27: 157-186.

Podesva, Robert J., Penelope Eckert, Julia Fine, Katherine Hilton, Sunwoo Jeong, Sharese King, and Teresa Pratt. (2015). Social influences on the degree of stop voicing in inland California. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 21:2.

Qualifying Papers

Robert Xu. (In prog.) PIN-PEN merger in s Central Valley.

King, Sharese. (2015). On the negotiation of racial and regional Vocalic Variation in African Americans from Bakersfield.

Krejci, Bonnie. (2015). There's three variants: Agreement variation under existential 'there' in (California) English.

Pratt, Teresa. (2014).The use of trajectory means in characterizing vowel quality: The case of BOOT-fronting in California's Central Valley.

Van Hofwegen, Janneke. (2014). The new normal: Multi-modal distributions signifying loci of vocalic stylization.

Presentations

Podesva, Robert J., Daniel Galbraith, Sunwoo Jeong, Sharese King, Bonnie Krejci, Kate Lindsey, Teresa Pratt, Simon Todd, Casey Philip Wong, and Robert Xu. (2016). A Sociophonetic Study of /l/-Darkening Among Latina/o and European Americans in Bakersfield, California. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Dialect Society (ADS), Washington, DC.

King, Sharese and Jeremy Calder. (2016) The negotiation of linguistic Blackness in a non-urban California community. Sociolinguistics Symposium 21: Murcia,Spain.

Van Hofwegen, Janneke, Teresa Pratt, and Annette D'Onofrio. (2016). Retraction in the front vowel system of California's Central Valley. American Dialect Society Annual Meeting: Washington, DC. January.

Callier, Patrick and Robert J. Podesva. (2015). Multiple Realizations of Creaky Voice: Evidence for Phonetic and Sociolinguistic Change in Phonation. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 44, Toronto.

D'Onofrio, Annette and Janneke Van Hofwegen. (Nisei style: Vowel dynamism in a second-generation Japanese-American community. New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV44): Toronto, ON.

D'Onofrio, Annette, Penelope Eckert, Robert J. Podesva, Teresa Pratt, and Janneke Van Hofwegen (2015). Low vowel variation in California. American Dialect Society Annual Meeting: Portland, OR. January.

King, Sharese. (2015). On the negotiation of racial and regional Vocalic Variation in African Americans from Bakersfield, NWAV44. Toronto.

Krejci, Bonnie and Katherine Hilton. There's three variants: Agreement variation under existential 'there'. Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 89, Portland, OR.

Podesva, Robert J., Patrick Callier, and Anita Szakay. (2015). Gender differences in the acoustic realization of creaky voice: Evidence from conversational data collected in inland California. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 89, Portland, OR.

Pratt, Teresa. (2015). BOOT-fronting in inland California: the role of trajectory measurements in characterizing vowel quality. Paper presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. January 8-11, Portland, OR.

Van Hofwegen, Janneke. (2015). The new normal: Multi-modal distributions signifying loci of vocalic stylization. Linguistic Society of America 2015 Annual Meeting: Portland, OR. January.

Calder, Jeremy, Penelope Eckert, Julia Fine, and Robert J. Podesva. (2013). The social conditioning of rhythm: the case of post-tonic lengthening. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 87, Boston.

Calder, Jeremy, Penelope Eckert, Julia Fine, and Robert Podesva. (2013). The Social Conditioning of Rhythm: The Case of Post-Tonic Lengthening. Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting: Boston, MA.

Podesva, Robert J. and Janneke Van Hofwegen. (2013). How conservatism and normative gender constrain variation in inland California: The case of /s/. New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 42): Pittsburgh, PA. October.

Podesva, Robert J., Jeremy Calder, Hsin-Chang Chen, Annette D'Onofrio, Isla Flores Bayer, Seung Kyung Kim, and Janneke Van Hofwegen. (2013). The California Vowel Shift in a rural inland community. UK Language Variation and Change Conference 9: Sheffield, England. September.

Podesva, Robert J., Jeremy Calder, Hsin-Chang Chen, Annette D'Onofrio, Isla Flores Bayer, Seung Kyung Kim, and Janneke Van Hofwegen. (2013). The status of the California vowel shift in a non-coastal, non-urban community. American Dialect Society 2013 Annual Meeting: Boston, MA.