Two of our Linguistics PhD students presented their research at the annual MidPhon conference last weekend. MidPhon 27 took place October 7-8, 2022 at Washington University in St. Louis. Jae Weller presented joint work on the laryngeal phonology of Mixtec, and Rachyl Hietpas shared a poster about voicing in heritage Dutch.
“Interactions of tone, glottalization, and word shape in San Sebastián Del Monte Mixtec” – Jae Weller (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Jeremy Steffman (Northwestern University), Félix Cortés (Proyecto Club Alma Mixteca), Iara Mantenuto (California State University, Dominguez Hills)
“Was /b/ always a /b/? Dutch immigrant and heritage VOT production in real time” – Rachyl Hietpas (University of Wisconsin-Madison)