Jessica Di Napoli M.A.

Institut für Linguistik - Phonetik
Herbert-Lewin-Str. 6
D-50931 Köln

E-Mail: jdinapol@uni-koeln.de
Telefon: (+49) 0221 - 470 4195
Fax: (+49) 0221 - 470 5938

Sprechstunde: nach Vereinbarung

Projects

  • Dissertation project - "Glottalization in Italian: A study on glottal gestures and their role in Italian phonology"
  • PAGE project - Prosodic and gestural entrainment in conversational interaction across diverse languages

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Research Interests

  • Voice quality
  • Contexts for glottalization in Italian
  • Turn-Taking
  • Syllable structure, particularly in the framework of Moraic theory
  • Italian intonation

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Teaching

SS 2015

  • Hauptseminar 42681: Voice Quality (with Anna Bruggeman)

WS 2013/14

  • Seminar 42692: The Syllable in Phonological Theory (with Martine Grice)

WS 2012/13

  • Seminar 42692: The Syllable in Phonological Theory (with Martine Grice)

SS 2012

  • Seminar: Phonological Constituency - Syllables, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

SS 2011

  • Hauptseminar 4588: English Phonology: Syllables and Syllable Weight

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Publications & Talks

2015

  • Di Napoli, J. (2015). Glottalization at phrase boundaries in Tuscan and Roman Italian. The Phonetics/Phonology Interface: Representations and methodologies, ed. by J. Romero and M. Riera. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  • Di Napoli, J. (2015). Speaker variation in the realization of phrase-final glottalization in Italian. Oral presentation at PaPE 2015 (Phonetics and Phonology in Europe), 29-30 June 2015, Cambridge, UK.

  • Di Napoli, J. (2015). Acoustic cues to phrase-final glottalization in Italian. Oral presentation at the 5th Nijmegen-Cologne Prosody Workshop, 7 May 2015, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

2012

  • Di Napoli, J. (2012). Phrase-final edge marking in Italian: Evidence of strengthening? Oral presentation at RFP 2012 (Colloque du Réseau Français de Phonologie), 25-27 June 2012, Paris, France.

2011

  • Di Napoli, J. (2011). Glottalization as prosodic boundary marking in Central Italian. Oral presentation at P&P 7 (Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum), 7-8 October, Osnabrück, Germany.

  • Di Napoli, J. (2011). Glottalization at phrase boundaries in Tuscan and Roman Italian: Evidence from laboratory and semi-spontaneous speech. Oral presentation at PaPI 2011 (Phonetics and Phonology in Iberia), 21-22 June 2011, Tarragona, Spain.

2007

  • Youngblood, J. L. (2007). Vowel Length in Standard Italian and Northern Italian Dialects. M.A. report, The University of Texas at Austin.

2003

  • Youngblood, J. L (2003). L’opera italiana dell’Ottocento: gli ideali e i valori mazziniani in due Opere di Verdi. B.A. Honors thesis, The University of Texas at Austin.

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