Public lecture ”100 years of Australian English: From Builders to Millennials”
(State Library of Queensland, 3 Feb 2020)

”100 years of Australian English: From Builders to Millennials”


Grama, James, Catherine E. Travis, & Simon Gonzalez. 2019. Initiation, progression and conditioning of the short front vowel shift in Australian English. In Sasha Calhoun, Paola Escudero, Marija Tabain, and Paul Warren (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS) (pp. 1769-1773). Melbourne, Australia.

Grama, James, Catherine E. Travis, & Simon Gonzalez (2018). Initiation, progression and conditioning: Short front vowels in Australian EnglishPoster presented at CoEDL Fest, 4-7 January. University of Melbourne.

Grama, James, Catherine E. Travis and Simon Gonzalez. (Under review). Ethnolectal variation ov(er) time: A real-time study of word-final (er) in Australian English.


Language change

Travis, Catherine E., James Grama, & Simon Gonzalez. (2017). General extenders over time in Sydney English: From or something to and stuff. Paper presented at the Australian Linguistic Society Annual Conference, 4-7 December, University of Sydney.

Purser, Benjamin, James Grama & Catherine E. Travis. (To Appear). Australian English over time: Using sociolinguistic analysis to inform dialect coaching. Voice and Speech Review.

Forced alignment

Gonzalez, Simon, James Grama, & Catherine E. Travis. (2020). Comparing the performance of forced aligners used in sociophonetic research. Linguistics Vanguard. 6(1), 20190058. doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2019-0058

Gonzalez, Simon, James Grama, & Catherine E. Travis. (2018). Comparing the accuracy of forced-aligners for sociolinguistic research, Poster presented at CoEDL Fest, 4-7 January. University of Melbourne

Gonzalez, Simon, Catherine E. Travis, James Grama, Danielle Barth and Sunkulp Ananthanarayan. (2018). Recursive forced alignment: A test on a minority language. In Julien Epps, Joe Wolfe, John Smith and Caroline Jones (eds), Proceedings of the 17th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, 145-148.

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