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January 18, 2021

Here is the schedule for spring 2021. All meetings take place on Wednesday afternoons, 3-4pm, over Zoom.

August 18, 2020

Here is the schedule for fall 2020. All meetings take place on Wednesday afternoons, 3-4pm, over Zoom.

May 29, 2020

A research article by Isaac Bleaman has appeared in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence (section "Language and Computation," research topic in "Computational Sociolinguistics"):

Bleaman, Isaac L. 2020. Implicit standardization in a minority language community: Real-time syntactic change among Hasidic Yiddish writers. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence 3: 35 (1–20).

January 27, 2020

Here is the schedule for spring 2020. Meetings take place on Friday mornings, 10:30am-12pm, in Dwinelle 1303.

(All of our meetings after March 6 were canceled due to COVID-19.)

December 10, 2019

At our meeting on 12/10, 3:30-5pm, SLaB member Annie Helms will be presenting a tutorial entitled "Generating Continua in TANDEM-STRAIGHT." Description from Annie:

This workshop is designed to familiarize linguists with the application TANDEM-STRAIGHT, which can be used to create a continuum from two endpoint audio files. The resulting continua can be used as stimuli for discrimination and identification tasks in speech perception experiments.

October 10-12, 2019

SLaB will be represented at NWAV 48 (University of Oregon) by Isaac L. Bleaman and Justin Davidson:

September 10, 2019

Inaugural meeting of the Sociolinguistics Lab at Berkeley (SLaB)!