PaPE 2021

I am currently attending the Phonetics and Phonology in Europe conference where I presented a paper on lenition in the Spanish of Gran Canaria prepared jointly with Marzena Żygis, Adam Sikorski and Jan Wołłejko. The research was founded by the National Science Foundation (see Research tab > Sonata project) and will be published in open access in the next volume of Phonology.

The presentation, entitled "Gradient effects and contrast preservation in Spanish lenition", is available here.

Also, my student Jan Wołłejko is presenting his research at one of the PaPE poster sessions. The title is "Perception of word-final aspirated /s/ - a cross-dialectal and cross-linguistic study". See the presentation here.
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25th MFM

The 25th Manchester Phonology Meeting was truly special! Not only because of the silver jubilee, but also because of the outstanding weather :-) 28 degrees in May was something very much unexpected -- instead of zipping our jackets up in the cold walls of the Old Dining Hall, we were all gasping for air in T-shirts and tank tops...
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