I defended my dissertation, Temporal articulatory stability, phonological variation, and lexical contrast preservation in diaspora Tibetan, on January 25, 2021. Slides can be found [here].

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Publications

  • Kotek, Hadas, Rikker Dockum, Sarah Babinski & Christopher Geissler. 2021. Gender bias and stereotypes in linguistic example sentences. Language. [preprint]
  • Kotek, Hadas, Rikker Dockum, Sarah Babinski & Christopher Geissler. 2021. Gender stereotypes and inclusion in language teaching. Babylonia. [preprint]
  • Geissler, Christopher, Jason Shaw, Fang Hu & Mark Tiede. 2021. “Eccentric C-V timing across speakers of diaspora Tibetan with and without lexical tone contrasts.” In Tiede, Mark, Doug Whalen, & Vincent Gracco, Eds. Proceedings of the 12th International Seminar on Speech Production. Providence, RI. [pdf]
  • Geissler, Christopher. 2019. Tonal and laryngeal contrasts in Diaspora Tibetan. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Melbourne, Australia. [pdf]
  • Zhang, Muye, Christopher Geissler & Jason Shaw. 2019. Gestural representations of tone in Mandarin: Evidence from timing alternations. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Melbourne, Australia. [pdf]
  • DeMille, Mellissa MC, Kevin Tang, Chintan M. Mehta, Christopher Geissler, Jeffrey G. Malins, Natalie R. Powers, Beatrice M. Bowen, Andrew K. Adams, Dongnhu T. Truong & Jan C. Frijters. 2018. Worldwide distribution of the DCDC2 READ1 regulatory element and its relationship with phoneme variation across languages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115(19). 4951–4956. [pdf]
  • Geissler, Christopher. 2018. Phonological Koinéization in Kathmandu Tibetan. Proceedings of the Annual Meetings on Phonology, vol. 5. [pdf]

Conference Presentations

  • Geissler, Christopher. 2021. “Backward-designing a graduate phonology seminar” Poster presented at Workshop on Teaching Phonology, Annual Meeting on Phonology 2021.
  • Geissler, Christopher, Jason Shaw, Fang Hu & Mark Tiede. 2020. “Eccentric C-V timing across speakers of diaspora Tibetan with and without lexical tone contrasts.” 12th International Seminar on Speech Production. [poster], [6 minute video].
  • Geissler, Christopher, Jason Shaw, Fang Hu & Mark Tiede. 2020. Consistent C-V timing across speakers of diaspora Tibetan with and without lexical tone contrasts. 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. [abstract][slides]
  • Kotek, Hadas, Rikker Dockum, Sarah Babinski & Christopher Geissler. 2020. Gender bias in linguistic example sentences. 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. [slides]
  • Geissler, Christopher A. 2019. Phonetic timing and Tibetan consonant, vowel, and tone contrasts. Phonology of the Northeast 2019.
  • Geissler, Christopher A. 2018. VOT in Tibetan is conditioned by tone. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143(3). 1756–1756. [abstract]
  • Geissler, Christopher. 2018. Deriving three surface VOT categories from a two-way phonological contrast in Tibetan. 26th Manchester Phonology Meeting.
  • Whalen, Doug H., Christian DiCanio, Christopher Geissler & Hannah King. 2016. Acoustic realization of a distinctive, frequent glottal stop: The Arapaho example. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 139(4). 2212–2213. [abstract]
  • Geissler, Christopher. 2016. Semi-Creole Language Typology in Tibeto-Burman. 4th Himalayan Studies Conference. Austin, Texas.
  • Geissler, Christopher. 2016. Identifying semi-creoles in Tibeto-Burman. Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics. Washington, D.C.
  • Whalen, Doug H., Christian DiCanio, Christopher Geissler & Hannah King. 2016. Acoustic realization of a distinctive, frequent glottal stop: The Arapaho example. Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas. Washington, D.C.

 

Other activity

  • Geissler, Christopher. 2021. Articulatory Phonology: example studies. Invited guest lecture in Phonology II course (instructor: Emily Gasser), Swarthmore College. January 29, 2021. [slides]
  • Babinski, Sarah & Christopher Geissler. 2020. Gender bias and stereotypes in linguistic example sentences. Talk given to Yale University Department of Linguistics. September 25, 2020. [slides]
  • Geissler, Christopher. 2020. Review of Hill, Nathan W. 2019. The Historical Phonology of Tibetan, Burmese, and Chinese. In Phonology. Cambridge University Press. [preprint]