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Schmitz, D. (2022). Production, perception, and comprehension of subphonemic detail: Word-final /s/ in English. Studies in Laboratory Phonology 11. Berlin: Language Science Press. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.7267830

Articles & Chapters

Schmitz, D. (in press). In German, all professors are male. In Pfeifer, J., Arndt-Lappe, S., Dorgeloh, H., Kunter, G., and Uffmann, Ch. (Eds). INGO 6.0. The Proceedings. New empirical Insights about laNguage, presented on a Great day Out in September. Preprint available on PsyArXiv. doi: 10.31234/osf.io/yjuhc

Coretta, S., Casillas, J. V., …, Schmitz, D., …, Roettger, T. (in principle accepted Registered Report, 2021). Multidimensional signals and analytic flexibility: Estimating degrees of freedom in human speech analyses. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Sciences.

Schmitz, D., Baer-Henney, D., & Plag, I. (2021). The duration of word-final /s/ differs across morphological categories in English: Evidence from pseudowords. Phonetica78(5-6), 571-616. doi: 10.1515/phon-2021-2013

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., Baer-Henney, D., & Stein, S. D. (2021). Durational differences of word-final /s/ emerge from the lexicon: Modelling morpho-phonetic effects in pseudowords with linear discriminative learning. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.680889

Schmitz, D., Cho, H.-E., & Niemann, H. (2018). Vowel shortening in German as a function of syllable structure. Proceedings of 13. Phonetik und Phonologie Tagung. Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, 28-29 September, 2017. doi: dx.doi.org/10.18452/18805

Talks

Schmitz, D., Schneider, V., & Esser, J. (2023). Die semantische Repräsentation des generischen Maskulinums. 45. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, Universität zu Köln, Germany. 07-10 March.

Schmitz, D. (2022). Out of sight, out of mind: The pseudo-genericity of German role nouns. 3rd International Twitter Conference on Linguistics – Linguistweets, Abralin: Brazilian Linguistics Association, online. 05 December.

Schmitz, D., Schneider, V., & Esser, J. (2022). An exploration of the underlying semantic features of masculine generics in German. InSemantiC 2022, University of Porto, Portugal. 21-23 November.

Schmitz, D. (2022). Cuteness modulates size sound symbolism at its extremes. Iconicity Seminar 2022 (IcoSem2022), online. 14 November.

Schmitz, D. (2022). In German, all professors are male. INGO 6.0, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. 1 September.

Schmitz, D., Schneider, V., & Esser, J. (2022). Evidence for a non-generic masculine generic in German. EDLL 2022: The Second International Conference on Error-Driven Learning in Language, University of Tübingen, Germany. 1-3 August.

Schmitz, D., Schneider, V., & Esser, J. (2022). Semantic activation and semantic neighbourhood shape the genericness of role nouns in German. English Language and Linguistics Colloquium, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. 28 June.

Schmitz, D., Baer-Henney, D., & Plag, I. (2022). Morpho-phonetic detail influences listeners’ comprehension. 13th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting, University of the Aegean, Greece. 19-22 May.

Schmitz, D., Esser, J., Schneider, V., Sternke, K., & Rohde, N. (2022). One form, two meanings: On the semantics of the specific and the generic masculine in German. Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference 2022, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA. 31 March-02 April.

Schmitz, D., Engemann, M., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2022). Subphonemic detail affects morphological processing. Morphology in Production and Perception: Phonetics, Phonology and Spelling of Complex Words (MPP 2022), Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. 07-09 February.

Engemann, M., Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2022). Morpho-phonetic detail can be perceived: Evidence from stems and suffixes. Morphology in Production and Perception: Phonetics, Phonology and Spelling of Complex Words (MPP 2022), Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. 07-09 February.

Schmitz, D., Engemann, M., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2021). Subtle morpho-phonetic differences in English stems and word-final /s/ influence listeners’ comprehension. Words in the World International Conference 2021. 26-27 November.

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2021). Reconsidering pseudowords in morphological research. 5th American International Morphology Meeting (AIMM5). Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA. 26-29 August.

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2021). The duration of word-final /s/ across morphological categories in English: Evidence from pseudowords. Interfaces of Phonetics. Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany. 18-19 May.

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2021). Modelling word-final /s/ duration in pseudowords with LDL. Internal Workshop FOR2373 „Spoken Morphology“. Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. 18-19 March.

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2020). Durational differences of homophonous suffixes emerge from the lexicon: Evidence from nonce words. Words in the World International Conference 2020. 16-18 October.

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2020). The duration of word-final /s/ across morphological categories in English: Evidence from pseudowords. 16. Phonetik und Phonologie Tagung, Universität Trier, Germany. 10-11 September.

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2020). Subphonemic differences between different types of /s/ in English: Evidence from pseudowords. UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Birmingham, England. 28-30 July.

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2020). How real are acoustic differences between different types of final /s/ in English? Evidence from pseudowords. 19th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, Austria. 6-8 February.

Schmitz, D., Cho, H.-E, & Niemann, H. (2017). Vowel shortening in German as a function of syllable structure. 13. Phonetik und Phonologie Tagung, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. 28-29 September.

Posters

Schmitz, D. (2022). A ‘size meets cuteness’ relation in German vowels. Poster presented at 18. Phonetik und Phonologie Tagung, Universität Bielefeld, Germany. 6-7 October. doi: 10.11576/pundp2022-1039

Schmitz, D., Baer-Henney, D., & Plag, I. (2022). Listeners make use of subphonemic information in comprehension. Poster presented at 18. Phonetik und Phonologie Tagung, Universität Bielefeld, Germany. 6-7 October. doi: 10.11576/pundp2022-1002

Schmitz, D., Baer-Henney, D., & Plag, I. (2022). Morphological processing is affected by subphonemic detail. Poster presented at 18th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon), online. 23-25 June. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.16023.04000

Schmitz, D., Engemann, M., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2021). Are listeners sensitive to morpho-phonetic differences in English stems and word-final /s/? Poster presented at 17. Phonetik und Phonologie Tagung, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany. 29-30 September. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.17465.29282

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2021). Durational differences of word-final /s/ emerge from the lexicon: Evidence from pseudowords. Poster presented at 4th Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PaPE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Universitat de Barcelona, Spain. 21-23 June. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.36280.26883

Schmitz, D., Plag, I., & Baer-Henney, D. (2020). What causes subphonemic differences between different types of /s/ in English? Evidence from pseudowords. Poster presented at 17th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. 6-8 July. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.24176.17927

Schmitz, D. (2018). Tonal Alignment and Segmental Composition in German. Poster presented at 1st Forensic Linguistics Short Course (FLsc), University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. 24 July.

Invited Talks

Schmitz, D., Schneider, V., & Esser, J. (2022). What semantic vectors tell us about the masculine generic in German. Biased Language Technology in a Social World by Kevin Tang, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf. 1 June.