Location of Talks:
New Residence Hall
Level C (two floors down)
Ballroom A
3625 Avenue du Parc
Montreal, Quebec
H2X 3P8

How to get to the venue

You can download the abstract booklet here.


8:30-9.30 Coffee, Bagels, and Registration/Café, Bagels et Inscription
Session Chair: Duane Watson
9.30-10:00 Invited Speaker/ Conférencière invitée:
Fernanda FerreiraUniversity of South CarolinaProsody and focus alternatives
10.00-10.30 Maureen Gillespie (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Neal J. Pearlmutter(Northeastern University) and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel (MIT): Prosody reflects semantic integration in sentence production
10.30-11.00 Aron Hirsch and Michael WagnerMcGill UniversitySyntactic Differences in the Reliability of Prosodic Disambiguation
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break/Pause café
Session Chair:
11.30-12.00 Invited Speaker/Conférencière invitée:
Julia HirschbergColumbia UniversityProsodic Dimensions of Entrainment in Dialogue
12.00-12.30 Invited Speaker/Conférencier invité:
Marc Fabiani, Nuance: Inferring and Expressing Prosody in Text-to-Speech Systems
12:30-2.30 Lunch and Poster Session 1/ Dejeuner et session d’affiches 1
Session Chair: Jessica Coon
2.30-3.00 Invited Speaker/Conférencière invitée:
Yi XuUniversity College LondonProsodic functions as morphemes
3.00-3.30 Jonathan Barnes (Boston University), Alejna Brugos (Boston University), Nanette Veilleux(Simmons College) and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel (MIT): Modelling the perception of English F0 scaling in a segmental context
3.30-4.00 Iris Chuoying Ouyang and Elsi KaiserUniversity of Southern CaliforniaProsodic encoding of information structure in Mandarin: An experimental Investigation of a tone language
4.00-4.30 Coffee Break/Pause café
Session Chair: Meghan Clayards
4.30-5.00 Invited Speaker/ Conférencière invitée:
Caroline PalmerMcGill UniversityProsody in a musical context: Comparisons of emotional prosody in song and speech
5.00-5.30 Evelina Fedorenko (MIT) and Po-Jang Hsieh (Duke-NUS): A functional localizer for identifying brain regions engaged in prosodic processing in individual subjects


9:00-9.30 Coffee and Bagels/Café et Bagels
Session Chair: Aron Hirsch
9.30-10.00 Invited Speaker/Conférencier invité:
Daniel BüringUniversität Wien
Correspondence at the Syntax–Phonology Interface
(joint work with Hubert Truckenbrodt, ZAS, Berlin)
10.00-10.30 Arndt RiesterKerstin Eckart and Katrin SchweitzerIMS, University of Stuttgart: The Prosody of Short Referring Expressions in German Radio News
10.30-11.00 Jason Kahn and Jennifer ArnoldUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillReduction Comes From Facilitation of Levels of Language Production
11.00-11.30 Coffee Break/Pause café
Session Chair: Lydia White
11.30-12.00 Invited Speaker/ Conférencière invitée:
Caroline FéryGoethe Universität FrankfurtContextual influences on prosodic alignment in a cross-linguistic perspective
12.00-12.30 Emily ElfnerUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstProsodic constraints on syntax-prosody mapping: Evidence from Conamara Irish
12:30-2.30 Lunch and Poster Session 2/ Dejeuner et session d’affiches 2
Session Chair: Jeffrey Klassen
2.30-3.00 Invited Speaker/ Conférencière invitée:
Mara BreenUniversity of Massachusetts at AmherstBehavioral and ERP evidence for the representation of metrical structure in silent reading
3.00-3.30 Kathleen CarbaryChristine GunlogsonJoyce Mcdonough,Aleksandra Fazlipour,Sarah Glacken, Rebekah Goldstein andMichael TanenhausUniversity of RochesterDeaccenting In Language Comprehension: A Phonemic Restoration Study
3.30-4:00 Invited Speaker/Conférencier invité:
Florian JaegerUniversity of RochesterHow to deal with invariance? Rapid belief update about syntactic and prosodic cues
4.00-4.30 Coffee Break/Pause café
Session Chair: Michael Hamilton
4.30-5.00 Meredith BrownAnne Pier SalverdaChristine Gunlogsonand Michael K.TanenhausUniversity of RochesterIntegrating prosodic and discourse cues in spoken-word recognition
5.00-5.30 Invited Speaker/ Conférencière invitée:
Aparna NadigMcGill UniversityExpressive prosody in speakers with autism: getting a handle on their elusive “odd intonation” in interactive contexts
7.00 Conference Dinner


Session Chair: Jozina vander Klok
9.30-10.00 Invited Speaker/Conférencier invité:
Jesse SnedekerHarvard UniversityProsodic interfaces: Development and Disorder
10.00-10.30 Elise RosaKayla FinchMolly Bergeson and Jennifer Arnold,UNC Chapel HillThe Effects of Addressee Attention on Prosodic Prominence
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break/Pause café
Session Chair: Erin Olson
11.00-11.30 Kiwako Ito (Ohio State University), Yuki Hirose (University of Tokyo) and Manabu Arai(JSPS/University of Tokyo): Interactions between syntactic priming and contrastive prosody in Japanese
11.30-12.00 Andrea Santi (Faculdade de Psicologia da Universidade de Lisboa),Nino Grillo (Centro de Linguistica da Universidade Nova de Lisboa),Yosef Grodzinsky (McGill University) and Michael Wagner(McGill University): Planned Production and Self-Paced Reading of Relative Clause Attachment
12.00-12.30 Invited Speaker/Conférencière invitée:
Jennifer ArnoldUNC Chapel HillProsodic variation in referring expressions: the overlap between message-based and processing-based explanations