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Travel Award Winners - 10/3/22

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We are pleased to congratulate 14 recipients of NWAV50 travel awards (titles of talks are listed for award recipients who are also giving talks):

  • José Alvarez Retamales, New York University
    Mocking or “Relajo”? A two-pronged approach to in-group joking in Latinx communities

  • Felicia Bisnath, University of Michigan
    Ideologies about mouthing and language background in American Sign Language (ASL)

  • Isabella Calafate de Barros, University of Arizona
    Lexical frequency and polarity effects on mood variation in US Spanish

  • Drew Crosby, University of South Carolina
    Cute nasalization: the effect of age on nasalance in Korean aegyo

  • Lucia Fraiese, University of Western Australia
    Outta country: Indigenous youth identities in an Australian boarding school

  • Nour Kayali, University of Kentucky
    “You’re just making fun of my accent”: A Typology of Variation in Stylized Performance
    Making Mid-Century Modern: The application of automated transcription systems to older data

  • Aini Li, University of Pennsylvania
    Can phonological variant choices be primed in perception and production?
    A matched-guise study of Mandarin creaky voice

  • Gabriella Licata, University of California, Berkeley
    From implicit to explicit bias: Assessing generational attitude changes towards US Spanish translanguaging repertoires

  • Wesley Mark Lincoln, National University of Singapore
    Variation in Singapore English speakers’ awareness and use of t-flapping

  • Tyree "TJ" Martin, University of Arizona

  • Tyler Méndez Kline, University of California, Davis
    The Role of Uptalk in Mexican American Spanish Narratives

  • Ariana Steele, The Ohio State University
    Intersectionality of social meaning: Race, gender, and /s/ perception

  • Pocholo Umbal, University of Toronto
    Cross-generational drift in Toronto Heritage Tagalog Voice Onset Time
    A comprehensive survey of variation in Asian and Pacific Islander North American English

  • Veronika Zieglmeier, Freie Universität Berlin