Jessica Di Napoli
Building: ehem. Couven-Gymnasium (1070)
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- Phonetics und Phonology
- Discourse and Turn-Taking
- Breathing, pausing, and hesitation in speech
- Variation in speaking styles (e.g. news reporting and conversation)
- Voice quality
Supervision of BA/MA theses in these areas
Peer Reviewed Publications
Di Napoli, J. (2021). Filled pauses in university lectures. In: R. L. Rose & R. Eklund (Eds.), Proceedings of DiSS 2021, The 10th Workshop on Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech, 25–26 August, 2021, Saint-Denis, France, pp. 41–46.
Di Napoli, J. (2020). “Filled pauses and prolongations in Roman Italian task-oriented dialogue.” In: Proceedings of the Laughter and Other Non-Verbal Vocalisations Workshop 2020, October 5, 2020, Bielefeld, pp. 24–27. [Link]
Di Napoli, J. (2019). “Functions of pause in Italian television news broadcasts.” In: Proceedings of the 1st International Seminar on the Foundations of Speech – Breathing, Pausing and the Voice, December 1-3, 2019, Sønderborg, Denmark, pp. 109–111. [Link]
Di Napoli, J. (2018). The Phonetics and Phonology of Glottalization in Italian. Berlin: Peter Lang. [Link]
Di Napoli, J. (2018). “Overlapping speech and turn-taking in Roman Italian.” In: Proceedings of the Conference on Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking Countries (P&P 13), September 28-29, 2017, Berlin, pp. 37–40. [Link]
Di Napoli, J. (2015). “Glottalization at phrase boundaries in Tuscan and Roman Italian.” In: J. Romero & M. Riera (Eds.), The Phonetics-Phonology Interface: Representations and methodologies (pp. 125–147). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [Link]
Additional Conference Contributions (oral and poster presentations)
Di Napoli, J. (2022). “Breath and silence in German and Italian television news broadcasts.” Oral presentation at the Second Workshop on Measurement of Speech Respiration, June 9-10, Saarbrücken, Germany.
Di Napoli, J. & Neumann, S. (2019). “Speech rate and pause in Italian television news broadcasts.” Oral presentation at P&P 15 (Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum 15), September 25-27, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Di Napoli, J. (2016). “Acoustic correlates of phrase-final glottalization.” Poster presentation at LingUnite 2016, October 14, Aachen, Germany.
Di Napoli, J. (2015). “Speaker variation in the realization of phrase-final glottalization in Italian.” Oral presention at PaPE 2015 (Phonetics and Phonology in Europe), June 29-30, Cambridge, UK.
Di Napoli, J. (2015). “Acoustic cues to phrase-final glottalization in Italian.” Oral presentation at the 5th Nijmegen-Cologne Prosody Workshop, May 7, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Di Napoli, J. (2012). “Phrase-final edge marking in Italian: Evidence of strengthening?” Oral presentation at the 10th Meeting of the French Phonology Network, June 25-27, Paris, France.
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), October 7-8, Osnabrück, Germany.