Indiana University

Linguistics Speech Laboratory

Department of Linguistics







This site is a repository for work done by students and faculty connected the Linguistics Speech Lab associated with the Linguistics department at Indiana University. 

This research is made possible by the work and dedication of the people in the lab, the rich research environment afforded by Indiana University, and funding by the National Science Foundation (Grants BCS-9910701  BCS-04406540, and BCS-0519178), and by the National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders (Grant R03 DC04095). 

Selected Recent Publications

de Jong, Kenneth J. & Mi-Hui Cho (in press, 2012).  “Loanword Phonology and Perceptual Mapping: Comparing two Corpora of Korean Contact with English.”  Language, 88

de Jong, K.J., and H. Park (2012).  “Vowel Epenthesis and Segment Identity in Korean Learners of English.”  Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 34: 125 – 155.

de Jong, K.J., Y.C. Hao, and H. Park (2009). “Evidence for Featural Units in the Acquisition of Speech Production Skills: Linguistic Structure in Foreign Accent.”  Journal of Phonetics, 37: 357 – 373. 

Silbert, N. H., de Jong, K., Thomas, R. D., & Townsend, J. T. (2009).  “Diagonal d-prime does not (always) Diagnose Failure of Separability: An Addendum to Kingston, Diehl, Kirk, and Castleman (2008).” Journal of Phonetics, 37: 339-343.

de Jong, K.J., N. Silbert & H. Park (2009).  “Segmental Generalization in Second Language Segment Identification.”  Language Learning, 59: 1 - 31.

Park, H, and K.J. de Jong (2008).  “Perceptual Category Mapping between English and Korean Prevocalic Obstruents: Evidence from Mapping Effects in Second Language Identification Skills.” Journal of Phonetics, 36: 704 - 723.

Silbert, N.H., and K.J. de Jong (2008). “Focus, Prosodic Context, and Phonological Feature Specification: Patterns of Variation in Fricative Production.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123: 2769 – 2779. 

Oglesbee, E., and K.J. de Jong (2007).  “Searching for Best Exemplars in Multidimensional Stimulus Spaces.”  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122:  EL101 – EL106.

Silbert, N.H., and K.J. de Jong (2007). Laryngeal feature structure in 1st and 2nd language speech perception.  In J. Trouvain and W.J. Barry (eds.), ICPhS XVI (pp. 1901 - 1905).

Kim, J.-S., and K.J. de Jong (2007).  “Perception and Production in the Pitch Accent System of Korean.”  In J. Trouvain and W.J. Barry (eds.), ICPhS XVI (pp. 1273 – 1277).

Nagao, K, and K.J. de Jong (2007). “Perceptual Rate Normalization in Naturally Produced Rate-varied Speech.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 120: 2882-2898.

de Jong, K.J (2007).  “Temporal Structure and the Nature of Syllable-level Timing Patterns. In Jennifer Cole & Jose I. Hualde (eds.), Papers in Laboratory Phonology 9: 657 - 670.  Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Upcoming Conferences

Acoustical Society of America

164th Meeting, Kansas City, Mo.  22 – 26 Oct., 2012. 

165th Meeting with the International Congress on Acoustics, Montreal, 2-7 June, 2013

168th Meeting, Indianapolis, In., 27 – 31 Oct., 2014. – More info on this to come


NWAV 41, HERE, 25 – 28 October, 2012

Linguistic Society of America

2013 annual meeting, Boston, 3 - 6 January, 2013 (Deadline for receipt of abstracts in August, 2012)

18th Annual McWOP

Mid-Continent Workshop on Phonology will be held in Michigan in the spring of 2013.  More info to come.

New Sounds, SLA Conference

7th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, 17 – 19 May, 2013


Last updated on June 15, 2012

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