Presentations

Invited talks (newest on top)

2015

  • Chen, A. (2015). Production and comprehension of focus-to-prosody mapping in children: Developmental trajectory and individual differences. The Final Conference of the SFB 632 Information Structure: Advances in Information Structure Research 2003 – 2015, Berlin, 8-9 May 2015.

2014

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). “Getting the focus right in Swedish and Dutch: A cross-linguistic study”. Invited talk, Lund University, Sweden, 18 December, 2014.

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). “Acquiring prosodic focus marking in Swedish and Dutch”. Invited talk, First Language Acquisition Group, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands, 1 December, 2014.
  • Chen, A. (2014). “The production-comprehension link in the acquisition of prosodic focus marking”. Experimental Linguistics Talk Series in Utrecht. Utrecht University. 30 March, 2014.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and A. Chen (2014). Prosodisk fokusmarkering hos nederlandske og svenske barn. University of Oslo, 28 March, 2014.
  • Chen, A. (2014). “Acquisition of prosodic focus marking: individual differences in the link between production and comprehension”. (in Dutch) NETwork Symposium. Free University of Amsterdam. 21 March, 2014.
  • Chen, A. (2014). “Production and comprehension in children’s use of intonation”. Nanjing Normal University, China. 17 March, 2014.
  • Chen, A. (2014). “Is there a link between production and comprehension in prosodic development?” CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute (SZRI), Shenzhen, China. 15 March, 2014.
  • Chen, A. (2014). “The production-comprehension (a)symmetry in the acquisition of prosody focus-markng. Talk on prosodic focus marking in child language. Institut für Phonetik und Sprachverarbeitung, Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität, München, 5 February, 2014.

2013

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2013). “Prosodic focus marking in Child Dutch: 99 problems but the pitch ain’t one”. Talk given at the Uiltjesdagen, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 25 November, 2013.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and A. Chen (2013). Quiet is the new loud: Pausing and focus in child and adult Dutch. Max Planck institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, 19 September, 2013.
  • Chen, A. (2013). “Individual differences in children’s use of intonation: how and why. Lunch talk at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. 13 September, 2013.
  • Chen, A. (2013). “Anticipatory effects of intonation in L2” at the workshop Spoken (Italian) L2: prosodic and pragmatic aspects. University of Pavia, 5-7 September, 2013.
  • Chen, A. (2013). “Cross-linguistic research on early intonational development: current findings and future directions’. The 2nd Workshop on the Development of Prosody and Intonation. University of Lisbon, 27 June, 2013
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2013). Hunting high and low: Acquiring prosodic focus marking in Swedish and Dutch. Invited talk, Utrecht-Konstantz meeting on phonology, Utrecht, Netherlands, 4 April, 2013.
  • Chen, A. (2013). “Investigating prosodic development: prosodic analysis and data elicitation. The 9th workshop ‘Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research’. Utrecht University. 29 January, 2013.

2012

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2012). “Hunting high and low: prosodic focus marking in Swedish and Dutch”. Stockholm University, 7 November, 2012.
  • Chen, A. (2012). “Focus-marking in Chinese 4- to 5-year-olds: intonation, theory of mind and verbal intelligence”. Utrecht Language Acquisition Seminar. Utrecht University. 12 April, 2012.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. (2012) “Steady steps on tonal feet: Tonal accent production in children with and without high functioning autism”. Language Acquisition Seminar, Utrecht, 12 April 2012.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. (2012). “Tonal accents in typically developing children and children with high functioning autism”. Invited talk, ELITU talk series, Utrecht, Netherlands, 23 January, 2012.
  • Chen, A. (2012). “Anticipatory effects of intonation in native and non-native processing”. Linguistis Rotation Lecture Series, Utrecht University. 11 January 2012.
  • Chen, A. (2011). “The effect of music- and nonmusic-related working memory load on prosodic processing”. Tilburg University. 10 November, 2011.

2011

  • Chen, A. (2011). “Unravel the myth of earlier mastery of prosody in children”. (in Dutch). Utrecht University. 28 October, 2011.
  • Chen, A. (2011). “Unravel the myth of earlier mastery of prosody in children”. Introduction Day for Students of Linguistics (BA, MA). Utrecht University. 9 September 2011.

Conference presentations (newest on top)

2015

  • Lentz, T. O. and Chen, A. (2015). Unbalanced adult production and perception in prosody. Talk presented at the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK, 10-14 August, 2015. [PDF]
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2015). The acquisition of prosodic focus marking in Central Swedish: Sorting out lexical and post-lexical tones. Talk presented at the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK, 10-14 August, 2015. [PDF]
  • Yang, A., Cho, T., Kim, S. and Chen, A. (2015). Phonetic focus-marking in Korean-speaking 7- to 8-year-olds and adults. Poster presented at the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK, 10-14 August, 2015. [PDF]
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2015). “Acquiring prosodic prominence in Swedish and Dutch”. Poster presented at Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PAPE 2015). Cambridge, UK, 29-30 June 2015

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2015). Prosodic compression in a pitch accent language: Post-focal creaky voice in Stockholm Swedish. Talk presented at International Conference ‘Prominence in Language’. Cologne, Germany, 15-17 June 2015.

2014

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). “Prosodic cues to focus in Dutch and Swedish speaking children”. Poster presented at the 6th Conference on Tone and Intonation in Europe (TIE 6), Utrecht, Netherlands, 10- 12 September, 2014.
  • Yang, A., Cho, T., Kim, S. and Chen, A. (2014). “Prosodic focus-marking in Korean-speaking children and adults: a phonetic study”. Talk presented at: 6th Tone and Intonation in Europe, Utrecht, 10-12 September, 2014.
  • Yang, A. and Chen, A. (2014). “Type seems to matter: Prosodic focus marking in child Mandarin Chinese”. Poster presented at the 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL). Amsterdam, 14-18 July, 2014
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). “The development of prosodic focus marking in Dutch and Swedish children”. Poster presented at the 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL). Amsterdam, 14-18 July, 2014.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). “Prosodic focus marking in Swedish speaking children”. Conference talk, presented at the NorPhLex workshop, Tromsø, Norway, 16-18 June, 2014.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). Acquiring prosodic focus marking in Swedish and Dutch. Talk presented at the International Conference of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. Stockholm, 11-13 June, 2014.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). Prosodic focus marking in Swedish children. Poster presented at the International Symposium on Prosody to Commemorate Gösta Bruce. Lund, 2-3 June, 2014.
  • Yang, A. and Chen, A. (2014). “Prosodic focus marking in Chinese 4- and 8-year-olds”. Poster presented at the 7th Speech Prosody. Dublin, 20-23 May, 2014. [Proceedings PDF]
  • Liu, Z., Chen, A., van de Velde, H. (2014). “Prosodic focus marking in Bai”. Poster presented at the 7th Speech Prosody. Dublin, 20-23 May, 2014. [Proceedings PDF]
  • Chen, A. (2014) “Production-comprehension (A)Symmetry: individual differences in the acquisition of prosody focus-marking” Poster presented at the 7th Speech Prosody. Dublin, 20-23 May, 2014. [Proceedings PDF]
  • Yang, A. and Chen, A. (2014). “Prosodic focus marking in child and adult Mandarin Chinese”. 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages, Nijmegen, 13-16 May, 2014. [Proceedings PDF]
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). “Pausing and information structure in child Dutch: A usage-based approach”. Talk at the workshop on Usage-based approaches to language, language learning and multilingualism. Georgetown University, Washington, 14-16 March, 2014.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2014). “Silence is golden: 4- to 5-year-olds vary pause length to highlight focus in Dutch. Poster presentation given at the 39th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston, 7 November, 2013. [Proceedings PDF]

2013

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A.(2013) “Does syntactic constituent type matter to children’s prosodic focus marking?”. Poster presented at the International Child Phonology Conference (ICPC). Nijmegen: 13-15 June, 2013.
  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2013). “Quiet is the new loud: Pausing and focus in child and adult Dutch”. Talk at Phonetics and Phonology in Iberia (PAPI). Lisbon, 25 June, 2013

2012

  • Romøren, A. S. H. and Chen, A. (2012) “Language specificity in the acquisition of prosodic focus marking. Poster presented at the 5th European Conference on Tone and Intonation (TIE). Oxford, 6-8 September, 2012.
  • Chen, A. (2012) “Individual differences in children’s focus marking: verbal intelligence and theory of mind”. Talk given at the 5th European Conference on Tone and Intonation (TIE). Oxford, 6-8 September, 2012.

2011

  • Romoren, A. S. H. (2011). “Stødige skritt på tonale føtter? Tonelagsproduksjon hos barn med høytfungerende autisme”. Talk given at Møter om norsk språk (MONS 2011), Tromsø, Norway, 24-26 November, 2011.
  • Chen, A. (2011) “What’s in a rise: Evidence for an off-ramp analysis of Dutch Intonation”. Talk given at the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII). Hong Kong, 17-21 August, 2011. [Proceedings PDF]
  • Chen, A., Fikkert, P. (2011) 24-month-olds integrate word stress and intonation in word recognition”. Talk given at the Phonetic and Phonology in Iberia (PAPI) 2011. Tarragona (Spain), 21-22 June, 2011.
  • Chen, A. and P. Prieto (2011) “A cross-linguistic study on the phonetic and phonology of intonation in children”. Talk given at the International Child Phonology Conference 2011. York, 15-18 June, 2011.
  • Romoren, A. S. H. (2011). “The Norwegian tonal accents: A fruitful domain for investigating grammatical prosody in high-functioning autism”. Talk given at The Nordic Conference in Clinical Linguistics, Gran, Norway, 5-7 May, 2011.