Durvasula, K. (2010). Understanding Nasality. University of Delaware, DE, USA.


Journal Articles and other Peer-reviewed Papers

  1. Du, N. & Durvasula, K. (accepted in 2022). Phonetically incomplete neutralization can be phonologically complete. Phonology. (manuscript version, data and analyses)
  2. Kahng, J. & Durvasula, K. (2023). Can you judge what you don’t hear? Perception as a source of gradient wordlikeness judgements. Glossa, 8(2). (it’s open access, data and other files)
  3. Durvasula, K. (2023). A simple acoustic measure of onset complexity. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), Ed. by Radek Skarnitzl and Jan Volín. Prague, The Czech Republic: Guarant International, 2010-2014. (manuscript version).
  4. Durvasula, K. & Wang, Y. (2023). Revisiting CV timing with a new technique to identify inter-gestural proportional timing. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), Ed. by Radek Skarnitzl and Jan Volín. Prague, The Czech Republic: Guarant International, 2284-2288. (manuscript version).
  5. Shaw, J., Oh, S., Durvasula, K., & Kochetov, A. (2021). Articulatory coordination distinguishes complex segments from segment sequences. Phonology, 38(3), 437-477.
  6. Durvasula, K., Ruthan, M., Heidenreich, S. & Lin, Y.-H. (2021). Probing Syllable Structure Through Acoustic Methods: Case-studies on American English and Jazani Arabic. Phonology, 38(2), 173–202. (it’s open access, data and analyses, bib)
  7. Nelson, S. & Durvasula, K. (2021). Lexically-guided perceptual learning does generalize to new phonetic contexts. Journal of Phonetics, 84. (manuscript version, data and analyses, bib)
  8. Durvasula, K., Liter, A. (2020). There is a simplicity bias when generalizing from ambiguous data. Phonology, 37(2), 177-213. (read-only journal version, manuscript version, data and analyses, bib)
  9. Hestvik, A., Shinohara, Y., Durvasula, K., Verdonschot, R. & Sakai, H. (2020). Asymmetric memory encoding of phonological features: Japanese voicing underspecification. Brain Research. 1732, 146664.
  10. Durvasula, K. & Parrish, A. (2019). Is there Phonological Feature Priming? Linguistic Vanguard, 5(1). (manuscript version, data, supplementary materials, bib)
  11. Shaw, J., Durvasula, K. & Kochetov A. (2019). The Temporal Basis of Complex Segments. Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), Melbourne, Australia.
  12. Durvasula, K., Huang, H.-H., Uehara, S., Luo, Q. & Lin, Y.-H. (2018). Phonology modulates the illusory vowels in perceptual illusions: evidence from Mandarin & English. Journal of Laboratory Phonology. (manuscript version, bib)
  13. Durvasula, K. & Huang H. (2017). Word-internal “ambisyllabic” consonants are not multiply-linked in American English. Language Sciences, 62, 17-36. (manuscript version)
  14. Hestvik, A. & Durvasula, K. (2016). Neurobiological evidence for voicing underspecification in English. Brain & Language, 152, 28-43. (manuscript version)
  15. Durvasula, K. & Kahng, J. (2016). The Role of Phrasal Phonology in Speech Perception: What Perceptual Epenthesis Shows Us. Journal of Phonetics, 54, 15-34. (manuscript version)
  16. Luo, Q., Durvasula, K. & Lin, Y.-H. (2016). Inconsistent Consonantal Effects on F0 in Cantonese and Mandarin. Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages, Buffalo, NY.
  17. Durvasula, K. & Kahng, J. (2015). Illusory vowels in perceptual epenthesis: the role of phonological alternations. Phonology, 32.3, 385-416. (read-only journal version, manuscript version)
  18. Luo, Q., Durvasula, K. & Lin, Y.-H. (2015). A Perceptual Account for Cantonese Vocative Reduplication. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS). Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  19. Whelpton, M., Trotter, D., Guðmundsdóttir Beck, Þ., Anderson, C., Maling, J., Durvasula, K., & Beretta, A. (2014). Portions and sorts in Icelandic: an ERP study. Brain & Language, 44, 44-57.
  20. Durvasula, K. & Luo, Q. (2014). Voicing, Aspiration and Vowel Duration in Hindi. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 18, 060009 (2014).

Conference Proceedings (Peer-reviewed Abstracts)

  1. Ruthan, M., Durvasula, K. & Lin, Y.-H. (2019). Temporal Coordination and Sonority of Jazani Arabic Word-Initial Clusters. Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology. San Diego, CA: Linguistic Society of America.
  2. Xu, C., Lin, Y.-H., Durvasula, K. (2018). Sonority bias in Rugao di-syllabic syllable contraction. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America.
  3. Durvasula, K. & Nelson, S. (2018). Lexical Retuning Targets Features. In Gallagher, Gillian, Gouskova, Maria, and Sora Yin (eds.), Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting on Phonology. Washington, DC: Linguistic Society of America.
  4. Feldscher, C. & Durvasula, K. (2017). Excrescent stops in American English. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, [S.I.] v. 2, p: 20:1-15, June 2017.
  5. Uehara, S., Durvasula, K. & Lin, Y.-H. (2016). Japanese and English speakers are not sensitive to the Sonority Sequencing Principle in word segmentation. Proceedings of The Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS 2016). (4-5 June 2016), Tokyo, Japan.
  6. Zheng, M. & Durvasula, K. (2016). English loanwords in Mandarin Chinese: A perception experiment approach. Proceedings of the 27th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, NACCL-27 (3-5 April 2015), UCLA, CA.

Other Manuscripts

  1. Durvasula, K., Xu, C., Zheng, M., Wang, X. & Lin, Y.-H. (in prep). Phonological Knowledge in Speech Perception: The Case of Illusory Consonants. (manuscript version)
  2. Durvasula, K. & Gorman, K. (in prep). Who’s afraid of gradient acceptability?
  3. Durvasula, K. There are no “ambisyllabic” consonants: a case-study in Michigan English consonant durations.
  4. Durvasula, K. Explaining Obstruent Stop Opacity in Nasal Harmony.
  5. Durvasula, K. Obstruent Nasals Exist.
  6. Durvasula, K. & Idsardi, W. J., What [nasal] reveals about Distinctive Features.
  7. Trotter, D., Durvasula, K., Guðmundsdóttir Beck, Þ., Whelpton, M., Maling, J., & Beretta, A. Vikings who can gulp down beer mugs, cook bean cans, and slurp wine glasses: An ERP study of ambiguous heads in complex heads in Icelandic words.
  8. Kelley, P. Trotter, D., Durvasula, K., Whelpton, M., Maling, J. & Beretta, A. An electrophysiological study of mass-count coercion in Icelandic.