Projects and Publications

Current Projects

  • Emphatic Juncture: A novel use of the IP boundary in English
  • Exclamation intonation in English (in collaboration with Jessica Rett)
  • Prosody of partial quotation and the effect of partial quotation, prosody, and transparent free relatives on perspective shift (advised by Jesse Harris, supported by the UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship)

Presentations

Sturman, Bethany and Jesse Harris (2018). Effect of partial quotation and transparent free relatives on perspective shift. 2nd meeting of the California Meeting on Psycholinguistics, Los Angeles, CA. [abstract]

Sturman, Bethany and Jessica Rett (2018). Exclamation Intonation. 11th meeting of the California University Workshop on Semantics and Pragmatics, Berkeley, CA. [slides] [sound files]

Posters

(2019). The Emphatic Juncture: A novel use of the IP boundary in English. 19th International Conference of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia. [poster] [proceedings paper] Sound files and text grids available upon request.

Sturman, Bethany and Jesse Harris (2019). Effect of partial quotation and transparent free relatives on perspective shift. 32nd CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boulder, CO. [poster]

(2019). The Emphatic Juncture: A novel use of the IP boundary in English. 4th Intonation Workshop, Toronto, Canada. [poster] [slides]

(2019). Lenition, learnability, and the P-map: An artificial grammar learning study. 16th meeting of the Old World Conference on Phonology, Verona, Italy. [poster]

Theses

Presenting my poster on the Emphatic Juncture at ICPhS 2019 in Melbourne.