Conference Talks

2016

“Perceptual cue weighting of Chinese consonants in L1 and L2 Chinese” 13-14 July 2016. 14th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education, Newcastle University, UK. (With Mengzhu Yan).

“Perceptual cue weighting of Chinese consonants in L1 and L2 Chinese” 10-12 June 2016. New Sounds 2016, Aarhus, Denmark. (With Mengzhu Yan).

“One rule, two frequency effects” 18-20 May 2016. r’-atics 5, Ljouwert, The Netherlands.

“Accents in Danish: A perceptual study “ 6 February 2016. De Grote Taaldag 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands. (With Jeroen van de Weijer & Mengzhu Yan ).

2015

“Danish-accented tone” 26-27 October 2015. Workshop “Chinese Accents and Accented Chinese”, Nordic Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai. (With Jie Liang, Mengzhu Yan and Chun Zhang).

“Ongoing dispersion in Austrian Standard German: A sociolinguistic study” 6-9 July 2015. The 8th Annual International Conference Languages & Linguistics, Athens, Greece. (With Mathea Neijmeijer)

“Music perception transfer to speech perception: Decrease of bias” 17 February 2015. Nobelparken, building 1483-3, IMC meeting room (312), Aarhus University, Denmark.

“What can adults speech us tell about infant directed speech?” 7 February 2015. Grote Taaldag Linguistics in the Netherlands, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2014

“Danish-Accented Chinese: a new research agenda” 4-5 December 2014. Workshop “Chinese as foreign language (CFL) teachers and teaching: Theory and Practice”, Aarhus, Denmark.

“Foreign language teachers and perceptual bias” 9-10 October 2014. Workshop “Chinese Accents and Accented Chinese”, Nordic Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai.

“Own variety bias!” 18-20 September 2014. (With Andrea Ariza-García). Bias in Perception, Aarhus, Denmark.

“Beware: Coder Bias!” 10-15 August 2014. International Applied Linguistics Association World Congress, Brisbane, Australia.

“Tone and intonation production in the Urumqi dialect of Chinese” 14-16 May 2014.Tonal Aspects of Languages TAL2014. Nijmegen, Netherlands. (With Xinlu Yang and Jie Liang).

“Beware: Coder Bias!” 1 April 2014. Nobelparken, building 1483-3, IMC meeting room (312), Aarhus University, Denmark.

“Beware: Coder Bias!” 1 February 2014. tTindag, Applied Linguistics Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands. 

“Austrian German front vowels: Ongoing dispersion” 1 February 2014. (With Mathea Neijmeijer). Grote Taaldag, Utrecht, Netherlands. 

“Predicting order of tonal acquisition in Mandarin” 1 February 2014. (With Jeroen van de Weijer). Grote Taaldag, Utrecht, Netherlands. 

2013

“Frequency and Phonological Grammar” 26 November 2013. Guest lecture. Tongji University, Shanghai China.

“Ongoing Dispersion: The Case of Austrian Standard German Vowels” 14-15 June 2013. (With Mathea Neijmeijer) 24rd Tabudag Groningen, Netherlands.                                                                          

“Acquiring markedness constraints: The case of French”  10 May 2013. (With Jeroen van de Weijer). Shanghai International Studies University, China.

“Acquiring markedness constraints: The case of French”  16 May 2013. With Jeroen van de Weijer. East China Normal University, China.

“Grammar interacts with Frequency: Dutch loanwords in Indonesian” 3-5 May 2013. The 4th International Theoretical Phonology Conference Taipei, Taiwan.

“Recency, frequency, and phonotactics: Pretonic schwa reduction in Dutch” 27 September 2013. Symposion for Vincent van Heuven. University of Groningen, Netherlands.

“The acquisition of markedness constraints: The case of French” 9 February 2013. (With Jeroen van de Weijer). Grote Taaldag. Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2012

“Halo! Coder bias?”  12-15 November 2012. ALAA Applied Linguistics Association of Australia National conference. Perth, Australia.

“The (non)-integration of Dutch loanwords in Indonesian” 20-22 April 2012. 2nd International Phonetics & Phonology Conference Shanghai, SISU.   

2011

“Chasing shadows” 28-30 September 2011. Madrid: New trends on psycholinguistics.

“Reduplication in Leti: Input-reduplicant correspondence” 5 February 2011. Linguistics in the Netherlands. Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2010

“Shadowing two variants of one phoneme” 11-12 November 2010. Experimental Approaches in Language Variation Groningen, The Netherlands.

“Chasing Shadows” 15-16 October 2010. P&P6 Phonetik und Phonologietreffen. Frankfurt, Germany.

“Sources of variation in the pronunciation of /E:/ in German: a corpus-based approach” 23 September 2010. London-Leiden Phonology Meeting. Leiden, The Netherlands.

“Frequency effects interact with grammar” 20-22 May 2010. Manchester Phonology Meeting. Manchester, UK.

Invited colloquia

2015

“Transcription bias”, 4 September 2015. Invited talk. Vigør, linguistic colloquium. Aarhus University.

2010

“Pretonic schwa reduction: A test case for frequency effects and phonological grammar” June 2010. Invited talk. linguistic colloquium. Konstanz, Germany.

Poster presentations

Upcoming

“The Perception of the English Alveolar-velar Nasal Coda Contrast by Monolingual versus Bilingual Chinese Speakers” 17-20 October 2016. The 10th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing ISCSLP 2016, Tianjin, PRC. (With Minghui Wu and Jeroen van de Weijer).

2016

“Gender Identifying from Whispered Mandarin” 3 June 2016. Speech Prosody. Satellite Meeting Framing Speech: Celebrating 40 years of inquiry with Stefanie
Shattuck-Hufnagel, Boston, USA. (With Li Jiao, Yi Xu & Qiuwu Ma).

Minghui Wu, Marjoleine Sloos & Jeroen van de Weijer. 2016. The Perception of the English Alveolar-velar Nasal Coda Contrast by Monolingual versus Bilingual Chinese Speakers. The 10th International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing ISCSLP 2016, October 17-20, 2016. Tianjin, China.

“Speech rhythm of the Danish-Chinese interlanguage relies on rhyme structure” 28-30 October 2015.  Oriental COCOSDA/CASLRE, Shanghai, China. (with Jie Liang, Xuechao Ne, Rasmus Puggaard Hansen, Mengzhu Yan, Chun Zhang).

“Music Perception Influences Plosive Perception in Wu Dialects” 10-14 August 2015. 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK. (With Lei Wang & Liang Jie)

2013

“Acquiring markedness constraints: The case of French” 11-12 June 2013.  4th International Child Phonology Conference, Nijmegen, Netherlands. (With Jeroen van de Weijer)

“Acquiring markedness constraints: The case of French” 22-23 May 2013. Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester, UK. (With Jeroen van de Weijer)

2012

“Don’t (always) trust the native speaker” 27-29 July 2012. LabPhon 13, Stuttgart, Germany.

2011

“Grammar as categorization” 19-21 May 2011. Manchester Phonology Meeting, Manchester UK.

Teaching

Spring 2015 · Aarhus

Experimental Linguistics. “Danish-Accented Chinese”. Research MA, Aarhus University.

 Spring 2014 · Aarhus

Phonetics and Phonology. BA 1 at Aarhus University.

 Fall 2013 · Shanghai

Thesis Workgroup, PG. Tongji University Shanghai.
Psycholinguistics, PG. Tongji University Shanghai. (with Liang Jie).
Introduction in Linguistics, PG. Tongji University Shanghai (with Liang Jie).
English Grammar, BA. Tongji University Shanghai (with Liang Jie).

Fall 2011 · Leiden

Phonology BA 2 at Leiden University.
Phonology BA 1 at Leiden University (tutorial).

Supervision

In progress

PhD

Yunyun Ran (冉云云), Shanghai International Studies University. Interaction lexical tone and (L2) intonation (PhD thesis co-supervision, with Jeroen van de Weijer).

Xinlu Yang (杨新璐), Tongji University. Statement and Question intonation in Urumqi Dialect (PhD thesis co-supervision, with Jie Liang).

Bijun Ling (璧君 凌), Tongji University. Intonation of Shanghainese-accented English (PhD thesis co-supervision, with Jie Liang).

Lei Wang (王磊), Tongji University. Sociophonetics of the Kaifeng Dialect (PhD thesis co-supervision, with Jie Liang).

Completed

MA

Mengzhu Yan (Aarhus University). Cue weighting in L1 and L2 Chinese alveolar plosives and affricates (ResMA thesis Linguistics, supervision).

Sine Falk (Aarhus University, submitted 2016). “Chanish? A study of a Danish accent in the production of two Chinese sibilants” (ResMA thesis Chinese Studies, co-supervision, with Chun Zhang).

Andrea Ariza, Aarhus University. Zaachila Zapotec: A segmental and tonal analysis. With distinction. (ResMA thesis Linguistics, co-supervision with Bill McGregor).

Binbin Sun (Tongji University, 2014). The Acoustic Study of Vowels in Zhao’an Hakka (MA thesis Foreign Languages, co-supervision with Jie Liang).

Fang Zhang (张芳) (Tongji University, 2014). An Acoustic Study of Vowels in Nanjing Hakka (MA thesis Foreign Languages, co-supervision with Jie Liang).

Mei Xue (薛梅) (Tongji University, 2014). Intonation of Shanghainese-accented English (MA thesis Foreign Languages, co-supervision with Jie Liang).

Alain Corbeau (Leiden University, 2013). Phonological root structure constraints in Proto-Indo-European (ResMA thesis Linguistics, supervision with Alwin Kloekhorst).

Huanhuan Zhang (张欢欢) (Tongji University, 2013). How do Chinese Uyghur students Distinguish interrogative Statement in Mandarin? (MA thesis Foreign Languages, co-supervision with Jie Liang).

Lei Wang (王磊) (Tongji University, 2013). An Experimental Study of the Luoyang dialect (MA thesis Foreign Languages, co-supervision with Jie Liang).

Internship

Mengzhu Yan (Aarhus University, 2015). Language education (MA internship Linguistics).

Andrea Ariza (Aarhus University, 2014). Zaachila Zapotec: A segmental and tonal analysis (Research Internship, MA).

Tim Heeres (Groningen University, 2012). Workshop organization “Language and Music” (MA Internship).

Menke Muller (Groningen University, 2012). Workshop organization “Language and Music” (MA Internship).

Mathea Neijmeijer (Groningen University, 2012). “IPApp: app to learn IPA” (BA3 Internship).

Guest lectures

Fall 2013 · Groningen

Digital sounds, BA 3, Groningen University.

Spring 2013 · Shanghai

Acquiring Markedness Constraints: The Case of French. Post-graduate. ECNU Shanghai.
Acquiring Markedness Constraints: The Case of French. Post-graduate. Tongji University Shanghai.

Fall 2012 · Groningen

Digital sounds, BA 3, Groningen University.
Phonetics and Phonology BA 2, Groningen University (two guest lectures).

Spring 2012 · Shanghai

Dutch loanwords in Indonesian. Post-graduate. SISU Shanghai.
Dutch loanwords in Indonesian. Post-graduate. ECNU Shanghai.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Sloos, Marjoleine. 2017. Merger and reversal of the BÄREN and BEEREN vowels: The role of salience. Studia Linguistica. doi/10.1111/stul.12062/full

Sloos, Marjoleine & Mathea Neijmeijer. 2016. Ongoing Dispersion of Austrian Standard German Front Vowels: A Sociolinguistic Study. Athens Journal of Philology. 3(1) 7-22.

Sloos, Marjoleine & Denis McKeown. 2015. Bias in auditory perception. Editorial for Bias in Auditory Processing (Special Issue of Bias in Auditory Processing i-Perception 6.5).

Sloos, Marjoleine & Andrea Ariza Garcia. 2015. Own variety bias. In: Marjoleine Sloos & Denis McKeown (eds). Bias in Auditory Processing (Special Issue of i-Perception 6.5).1-4.

Sloos, Marjoleine & Jeroen van de Weijer. 2015. What can adult speech tell us about child language acquisition? Canadian Journal of Linguistics. 60(1) 75-83.

Sloos, Marjoleine. 2015. Accent-induced coder bias. Review of Cognitive Linguistics. 13(1) 59-80.

Weijer, Jeroen van de & Marjoleine Sloos. 2014. The four tones of Mandarin Chinese: Representation and acquisition. In Anita Auer & Björn Köhnlein (eds). Linguistics in the Netherlands. 31. 180-191. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Sloos, Marjoleine. 2013. The reversal of the BÄREN/BEEREN merger in Austrian Standard German. In: Gonia Jarema & Gary Libben (eds). The Mental Lexicon 8.3. 353-371.

Weijer, Jeroen van de & Marjoleine Sloos. 2013. Acquiring markedness constraints: The case of French. Linguistics in the Netherlands. 30. 188-200.

Sloos, Marjoleine. 2012. Standard or Dialect? A new online elicitation method. Dialectologia. 9. 95-108.

Sloos, Marjoleine & Aone van Engelenhoven. 2011. Reduplication in Leti: Input-Reduplicant correspondence. In Rick Nouwen & Marion Elenbaas (eds). Linguistics in the Netherlands 29. 112-124. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. #ROA 1162.

Sloos, Marjoleine & Marc van Oostendorp. 2010. The relationship between phonological and geographical distance on umlaut in Dutch dialects. Taal en Tongval. 62(2). 1-31.

Books, edited collections, special issues

Sloos, Marjoleine & Jeroen van de Weijer (eds). In preparation.Chinese Accents and Accented Chinese. Proceedings of the Workshop “Chinese Accents and Accented Chinese”.26-27 October 2015.Nordic Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai.

Sloos, Marjoleine & Jeroen van de Weijer (eds). In preparation.Chinese Accents and Accented Chinese. Proceedings of the Workshop “Chinese Accents and Accented Chinese”. 9-10 October 2014.Nordic Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai.

Sloos, Marjoleine & Denis McKeown. 2015. Bias in Auditory Perception. Special Issue of i-Perception 6(5/6)

Sloos, Marjoleine. 2013. Phonological Grammar and Frequency: An Integrated Approach. Evidence from German, Indonesian and Japanese. Groninger Dissertations in Linguistics 111. PhD Thesis, Groningen University. #ROA 1177