james whang | 황도연

ph.d. in linguistics

year : three

 
 

education

in prog    Ph.D. in Linguistics, NYU (advisor: Lisa Davidson).


2007        B.A. in Linguistics and Japanese, UCLA.


current projects

in prep     Modeling recovery of reduced vowels in infants


2013        Recoverability-driven vowel reduction: Evidence from Japanese high vowel

                devoicing. First qualifying paper (committee: Lisa Davidson, Gillian Gallagher,

                Kathryn Pruitt). [pdf]


publications

2014        Compositionality questions: Quantifier words and their multi-functional(?)

                parts (with Anna Szabolci and Vera Zu). Language and Linguistics 15(1). [pdf]


2013        An acoustic study of trans-vocalic ejective pairs in Cochabamba Quechua

                (with Gillian Gallagher). Under review. [pdf]


in press   Perception of illegal contrasts: Japanese adaptations of Korean coda

                obstruents. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics

                Society. To appear. [pdf]


conferences

2010        Perception of illegal contrasts: Japanese adaptations of Korean coda

                obstruents. 36th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society.


teaching

spring 2014    Language (undegraduate introduction to linguistics)

                       Teaching assistant to Anna Szabolci


fall 2013         Sound and Language (undergraduate phonetics)

                       Teaching assistant to Lisa Davidson


university services

2012-13    Vice President, Linguistics Association of New York University

research interests

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