Journal Articles

Franich, K. In prep. Metrical prominence asymmetries in a Bantu tone language: Evidence from temporal alignment in repeated speech.

Franich, K.  Under revision.  Uncovering tonal and temporal correlates of phrasal prominence in Medʉmba. 

Yu, A., Kramer, A., and Franich, K. Under revision. Co-variation between perceptual cue weights within and across contrasts. 

Franich, K. 2018. Tonal and morphophonological effects on the location of perceptual centers (p-centers): Evidence from a Bantu language [preprint]Journal of Phonetics, 67, 21—33.

Franich, K. 2016. Internal and contextual cues to tone perception in Medʉmba [preprint].  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, 140(1), 107-112.

Reviews

Franich, K. 2018. Review of Laura Downing and Al Mtenje (2017). The phonology of Chichewa. Phonology 35(3). Oct. 2018.

Conference Proceedings 

Franich, K. 2018. Evidence for metrical prominence asymmetries in Medʉmba. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting in Phonology (AMP) 2017, New York, NY.

Franich, K. 2016.  Perception of tonal contours in Medʉmba.  Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Language (TAL).  

Franich, K. 2015. The effect of cognitive load on tonal coarticulation. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.

Aparicio, H. T., Franich, K. & Xiang, M. 2015. The syntax of ellipsis resolution: Eye-tracking evidence from phi-feature mismatches. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society.

Goldman, N., Orman, W., Paquette, E., Franich, K., Hawkes, R., Ngabeu, A. & O’Connor, C. 2015.  Interspeaker variation in noun class realization in Medumba, a Grassfields Language. Selected Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics.  Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Franich, K. 2014. Contour tones and prosodic structure in Medʉmba  Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society, ed. Herman Lueng et al., pp. 102-124.

Franich, K., O’Connor, C. & Barnes, J. 2011. Tonal merger in Medʉmba (Bamileke) nouns. Selected Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics, ed. Michael R. Marlo et al.  Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, pp. 32-46.

Volumes Edited

Aparicio, H., Flynn, G., Franich, K., Pietraszko, J., & Vardomskaya, T.  Forthcoming.  Proceedings of the 49th Chicago Linguistic Society, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Franich, K., Keil, L., & Iserman, K. (eds.), 2010. Proceedings of the 34th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations

Franich, K. 2018. Coordinative mode, phasing, and predictability across languages. Presentation at Workshop on the Role of Predictability in Shaping Human Sound Systems, June 23, Lisbon, Portugal.

Franich, K. 2018. Tone-accent attraction in Medʉmba. Presentation at 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Michigan State University.

Franich, K. 2016.  Prominence in speech cycling: Evidence from an African tone language.  Presentation at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) 16, Bilbao, Spain.

Franich, K. 2016.  Cues to tone perception in Medʉmba.  Presentation at 47th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, UC Berkeley.

Franich, K. 2015. The prosodic status of lexically contoured words in Medʉmba. Presentation at 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Eugene, OR.

Yu, A., Chen, D., Franich, K., Halberstam, Y., Phillips, J. and Pillion, B.  2015.  The peril of sounding manly: A look at vocal characteristics of lawyers before the United States Supreme Court.  Presentation at 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, OR.

Franich, K., Aparicio, H. and Xiang, M. Inflectional φ-feature mismatches under ellipsis: An eye-tracking study.  Presentation at the 15th annual meeting of the Texas Linguistic Society, UT Austin.

Yu, A., Chen, D., Franich, K., Halberstam, Y., Phillips, J., Pillion, B., Hao, Y. and Yin, Z.  2014.  The peril of sounding manly: A look at vocal characteristics of lawyers before the United States Supreme Court.  Presentation at LabPhon 14, Tokyo, Japan.

Franich, K.  2014.  Contour tones, vowel length, and syllable weight in Medʉmba. Presentation at the 2014 CUNY Phonology Forum, The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Franich, K. 2014. The Interaction of vowel length and tone in Medʉmba.  Presentation at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (poster), Minneapolis, MN.

Franich, K. 2013.  Foot structure in Medʉmba.  Presentation at the African Linguistics Workshop, Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, Ann Arbor, MI. 

Franich, K. 2013.  Focus and regressive tone spreading in Medʉmba. Presentation at the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Georgetown University.

Orman, W., Franich, K., Hawkes, R., Goldman, N., Ngabeu, A., and O’Connor, C.  2013.  Variation in noun class realization in Medʉmba, a Grassfields language. Presentation at the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Georgetown University.

Franich, K., O’Connor, C. & Barnes, J. 2011.  Tonal merger in Medʉmba (Bamileke) nouns.  Presentation at the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Maryland.

Franich, K., O’Connor, C. & Barnes, J. 2011.  Tone change and dialect formation in Medʉmba.  Presentation at Methods in Dialectology XIV, University of Western Ontario.

Dissertation

Franich, K. 2017.  The Interaction of Prominence, Rhythm, and Tone in Medʉmba.