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Investigador del GrEP

Tel. 626.154.303
santiagogfu@gmail.com

Santiago González-Fuente


Research interests

-Language Development
-First and second language acquisition
-Pragmatics-Intonation interface
-Audiovisual Prosody
-Gestures, prosody and linguistic structure
-Negation in natural languages
-Verbal Irony


Current projects

-Cognitive processing of prosody
-Audiovisual Prosody and Verbal Irony (Thesis)
-Negation in natural languages
-The role of prosody and gestures in second language acquisiton



Publications

Li F., González-Fuente S., Prieto P., and Espinal T. (2016). "Is Mandarin Chinese a truth-based language? Rejecting responses to negative assertions and questions". Frontiers in Psychology 7: 1967.

González-Fuente S., Prieto P., and Noveck I. (2016). “A fine-grained analysis of the acoustic cues involved in verbal irony recognition in French”.  Proceedings of the Speech Prosody 2016, pp. 902-906.

González-Fuente S. (2015)."La prosodia audiovisual de la ironía verbal: un estudio de caso". Revista de la Sociedad Española de Lingüística 45(1), pp. 77-104.

González-Fuente S., Escandell-Vidal V., and Prieto P. (2015)."Gestural codas pave the way to the understanding of verbal irony". Journal of Pragmatics 90, pp. 26-47.

González-Fuente S., Tubau S., Espinal T., and Prieto P. (2015). "Is there a universal answering strategy for rejecting negative propositions? Typological evidence on the use of prosody and gesture". Frontiers in Psychology 6: 899.

Tubau S., González-Fuente S., Prieto P., and Espinal T. (2015). "Prosody and gesture in the interpretation of yes-answers to negative yes/no-questions". The Linguistic Review 32(1), pp. 115-142.

Vila M., González-Fuente S., Martí M.A., Llisterri J., and Machuca M.J. (2010). "ClInt: a Bilingual Spanish-Catalan Spoken Corpus of Clinical Interviews". In Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural 45, pp. 105-111.

 

Invited talks

González-Fuente, S. (2015). “Do prosody and gestures facilitate verbal irony detection in children?”. Invited talk at Laboratoire sur le Langage, le Cerveau et la Cognition UMR 5230, CNRS-Université de Lyon, Institut des Sciences Cognitives. Lyon: France, June, 2.

González-Fuente, S. (2014) "Gestural codas lead to the interpretation of irony". Invited talk at UR-Ling WORKSHOP 2014, Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Barcelona (Spain), May 13.

 

Presentations

2017

Baills, F., Suárez-González, N., González-Fuente, S., Prieto, P. (2017) Gestures reproducing the F0 curve of lexical tones help learning Mandarin Chinese tones and words. Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PaPE), Köln Universität: Cologne (Germany), June 12-14.

Baills, F., Suárez-González, N., González-Fuente, S., Prieto, P. (2017) Pitch gestures help learning Mandarin Chinese tones and words: a brief training study on perception and production. Language as a form of Action, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC): Roma (Italy), June 21-23.

2016

Baills, Florence - Suárez-González, Nerea - González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. "Observing and producing pitch gestures enhance the acquisition of Mandarin Chinese tones and words". Poster presentation at Workshop on Audiovisual Speech Processing and Language Learning. Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Barcelona (Spain), November 28th-29th.

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. – Noveck, Ira (2016). “The relative weight of the acoustic and intonational cues involved in verbal irony detection in French”. Oral presentation at Tone and Intonation in Europe - TIE 2016. University of Kent: Canterbury (UK), September 1-3.

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. "Does emotional information conveyed by gestures and prosody facilitate irony detection?". Poster presentation at 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies. Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3: Paris (France), July 18-22.

Suárez-González, Nerea - Baills, Florence - González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. "Does observing and producing visuospatial gestures help with learning Chinese words and tones?". Oral presentation at 8th International Conference on Second Language Speech - NEW SOUNDS 2016. Aarhus University: Aarhus (Denmark), June 10-12.

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. – Noveck, Ira (2016). “A fine-grained analysis of the acoustic cues involved in verbal irony recognition in French”. Oral presentation at Speech Prosody 2016.  Boston University: Boston (USA), May 31- June 3.

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. – Noveck, Ira (2016). “The relative Contribution of the acoustic cues involved in verbal irony detection in French”. Oral presentation at XII Congreso Internacional de Lingüística General Universidad de Alcalá: Alcalá de Henares (Spain), May 23-25.

2015

Espinal, M.T. - Tubau, Susagna - González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. (2015). “On the validity of the truth-based vs. polarity-based taxonomy: an experimental investigation”. Oral presentation at Workshop on The pragmatics of grammar: negation and polarity. Université de Caen: Normandie (France), May 19-20.

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. (2015). “The role of emotional prosody and gestures in the development of verbal irony detection”. Poster presentation at 14th International Pragmatics Conference. University of Antwerp: Antwerp (Belgium), July 26-31.

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. (2015). “The development of children's irony detection skills: the role of emotional prosody and gestures”. Poster presentation at Child Language Symposium 2015. University of Warwick: Coventry (England), July 20-21.

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. (2015). “Do prosody and gestures facilitate verbal irony understanding?”Poster presentation at Gesture in Language Development Workshop, 2015. University of Warwick: Coventry (England), July 19.

González-Fuente, S., Tubau, S., Espinal, M.T., Prieto, P. (2015). “Com contradiuen les llengües les proposicions negatives? Evidència tipològica de l’ús de prosòdia i gest”. Oral presentation at VII Workshop on Catalan Prosody 2015. Universitat de Barcelona: Barcelona (Spain), June 22.

2014

González-Fuente, S. - Prieto, P. (2014) “¿Cómo detectan los niños enunciados irónicos? El papel de prosodia y gestualidad”. Oral presentation at VI Congreso de Fonética Experimental (CIFE).  Universitat de València: València (Spain), November 5-7.

González-Fuente, S., Prieto, P. (2014) "Does emotional information conveyed by prosody and gestures facilitate irony detection?" Oral presentation at Laboratory Aproaches to Romance Philology (LARP).  Aix-en-Provence (France), September 3-5.

González-Fuente, S., Prieto, P. (2014). "El paper de la prosòdia i la gestualitat en el desenvolupament de la comprensió de la ironia". Oral presentation at VI Workshop on Catalan Prosody 2014. Universitat de Barcelona: Barcelona (Spain), June 17.

González-Fuente, S., Escandell-Vidal, V., Prieto, P. "Gestural codas lead to the interpretation of irony". (2014). Oral presentation at From Sound to Gesture (S2G) Conference.  Padova (Italy), May 21-23.

González-Fuente, S., Prieto, P. (2014). "Do prosody and gestures facilitate early detection of irony?" Poster presentation at Experimental Methods in Language Acquisition Research (EMLAR) X.  Utrecht University: Utrecht (Netherlands), April 14-16.

Tubau, S., González-Fuente, S., Prieto, P., & Espinal, T. "Prosody and gesture in the interpretation of yes-answers to negative yes/no-questions". (2014). Oral presentation at Workshop on Ambiguity. Barcelona (Spain), March 3-4.

2013

González-Fuente, S., Zabalbeascoa, P., Prieto, P. (2013). The role of discourse context, prosody, and gesture in the perception of verbal irony. Poster presentation at Phonetics and Phonology in Iberia 2013Universidade de Lisboa: Lisboa (Portugal), June 25-27.

González-Fuente, S., Zabalbeascoa, P., Prieto, P. (2013). The role of context, prosody, and gesture in the perception of verbal irony. Oral presentation at V Workshop on Catalan Prosody 2013. Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Barcelona (Spain), June 17.

González-Fuente, S., Escandell-Vidal, V., Prieto, P. (2013). Estrategias audiovisuales en la producción de enunciados irónicos. Oral presentation at Simposio de la Sociedad Española de Lingüística.  CSIC: Madrid (Spain), January 22-25.

2012

González-Fuente, S. (2012). “Exploring verbal irony correlates: an audiovisual approach”. Oral presentation at the International Workshop “The spoken language in a multimodal context. Description, teaching, translation.” Oral presentation at Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Barcelona (Spain), December 10-12.

González-Fuente, S. (2012). “Estudi de les característiques prosòdiques i gestuals de la ironia”. Oral presentation at IV Workshop sobre l’entonació del català. Universitat de Barcelona: Barcelona (Spain), June 28.

González-Fuente, S. (2012). “Correlats prosòdics i gestuals de la ironia verbal”. Oral presentation at UR-Ling Workshop 2012. Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Barcelona (Spain), June 19.

2010

Vila, Marta; Santiago González; M. Antònia Martí; Joaquim Llisterri; and M. Jesús Machuca. (2010). "ClInt: a Bilingual Spanish-Catalan Spoken Corpus of Clinical Interviews". Oral presentation at XXVI Congreso de la Asociación Española para el Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN’2010). Universitat Politècnica de València: València (Spain), September 8-10.

 

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