Doctor Christopher Carignan

Doctor Christopher Carignan

Research Lecturer In Speech Production Research,
Marcs Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development

Research Lecturer In Speech Production Research,
Marcs Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development



  • PhD University of Illinois

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Marcs Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development
  • Marcs Institute For Brain, Behaviour & Development


Phone: (02) 9772 6259
Mobile: 0410164664
Location: 3.G.23

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Chapters in Books

  • Carignan, C., Mielke, J. and Dodsworth, R. (2016), 'Tongue trajectories in North American English /?/ tensing', Future of Dialects: Selected Papers From Methods in Dialectology XV, Language Science Press 9783946234197.

Journal Articles

  • Carignan, C. (2017), 'Covariation of nasalization, tongue height, and breathiness in the realization of F1 of Southern French nasal vowels', Journal of Phonetics, vol 63 , pp 87 - 105.
  • Fu, M., Zhao, B., Carignan, C., Shosted, R., Perry, J., Kuehn, D., Liang, Z. and Sutton, B. (2015), 'High-resolution dynamic speech imaging with joint low-rank and sparsity constraints', Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, vol 73, no 5 , pp 1820 - 1832.
  • Carignan, C., Shosted, R., Fu, M., Liang, Z. and Sutton, B. (2015), 'A real-time MRI investigation of the role of lingual and pharyngeal articulation in the production of the nasal vowel system of French', Journal of Phonetics, vol 50 , pp 34 - 51.
  • Carignan, C. (2014), 'An acoustic and articulatory examination of the "oral" in "nasal" : the oral articulations of French nasal vowels are not arbitrary', Journal of Phonetics, vol 46, no 1 , pp 23 - 33.
  • Shosted, R., Carignan, C. and Rong, P. (2012), 'Managing the distinctiveness of phonemic nasal vowels : articulatory evidence from Hindi', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 131, no 1 , pp 455 - 465.
  • Carignan, C., Shosted, R., Shih, C. and Rong, P. (2011), 'Compensatory articulation in American English nasalized vowels', Journal of Phonetics, vol 39, no 4 , pp 668 - 682.

Conference Papers

  • Carignan, C., Shosted, R., Fu, M., Liang, Z. and Sutton, B. (2013), 'The role of the pharynx and tongue in enhancement of vowel nasalization : a real-time MRI investigation of French nasal vowels', International Speech Communication Association. Conference, Lyon, France.
  • Carignan, C. (2012), 'Quand nasal est plus que nasal : l'articulation orale des voyelles nasales en francais', JEP-TALN-RECITAL Conference, Grenoble, France.
  • Carignan, C. (2011), 'Oral articulation of nasal vowels in French', International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong.
  • Rong, P., Shosted, R. and Carignan, C. (2011), 'The relationship between velopharyngeal opening and place of Articulation : an aerodynamic and EPG investigation', International Seminar on Speech Production, Montreal, Canada.
  • Carignan, C. and Fagyal, Z. (2010), 'V-to-V assimilation in trisyllabic words in French : evidence for gradience and locality', Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, Tucson, Ariz..


Current Projects

Title: Deciphering the great and mysterious singing machine [via ANU CoE]
Years: 2016-05-01 - 2017-12-31
ID: P00023477
Western Researchers: Christopher Carignan and Catherine Best
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)

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