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Summer Happeings II: Publications & Awards

Published: October 1, 2014

Graf awarded the Beth Prize! In August, Thomas Graf (Ph.D. 2012, now at Stony Brook) was awarded the Beth Prize for best dissertation in Logic, Language and Linguistics for 2013, which includes a cash prize and publication offer. Read more about the Beth Prize here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._W._Beth_Dissertation_Prize Congratulations Thomas!  New NSF grant for Keating and colleagues…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Events, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Talks

Summer happenings I: Talks and conferences

Published: September 30, 2014

UCLA ph-ers at LabPhon in Tokyo In late July, a number of present and former members of the UCLA Phonetics Lab attended the 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon 14) held at NINJAL in Tokyo. Talks: Georgia Zellou (Penn), Rebecca Scarborough (Colorado, UCLA Ph.D. 2005), Eric Doty (Penn). The role of lexical age-of-acquisition effects on…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Publications

White & Sundara in Cognition

Published: July 1, 2014

Jamie White’s (Ph.D. 2013, now at UCL, previously Ottawa) and Megha Sundara’s paper, Biased generalization of newly learned phonological alternations by 12-month-old infants, just came out in Cognition. Congratulations Jamie and Megha! White, J. & Sundara, M. (2014). Biased generalization of newly learned phonological alternations by 12-month-old infants. Cognition, 133(1), 85-90.

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UCLA Phonetics Lab celebrates its 50th Anniversary!

Published: June 20, 2014

The UCLA Phonetics Lab celebrates its 50th Anniversary today! In true phonetician style there will be IPA Bingo, spectrogram reading and reminiscing of old times through the labs extensive photo collection! More information on the festivities can be found here: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/faciliti/PhoneticsLab50thanniversaryparty.html Pictures to follow! Introduction from Pat Keating: On the early days of the lab…

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Category: Alumni, General, Graduate Students

Congratulations to our Ph.D.s!

Published: June 13, 2014

How fast time flies! It’s that time of the year again where the department farewells its departing Ph.D. students. The annual doctoral hooding ceremony took place today together with a farewell reception at the department. Congratulations to those who participated in the ceremony today: Drs. Laura Kalin, Laura McPherson, Kaeli Ward and Grace Kuo (Ph.D….

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA-ers at AFLA

Published: June 12, 2014

A little old news: The 21st Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association took place a couple of weeks ago at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. UCLA’s Kie Zuraw presented both an invited talk and a co-authored paper. Ed Keenan also presented a paper. The titles of the talks can be found below: Kie…

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Category: Alumni, General

Sandy Disner in the news!

Published: June 4, 2014

Sandy Disner (Ph.D. 1983; now at USC) was interviewed on CNN Newsroom yesterday in relation to the current news story regarding former American P.O.W. Bowe Bergdahl’s potential language attrition. Click here to watch the interview.

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Category: Alumni, General, Jobs

Abner heads to Montclair State!

Published: June 3, 2014

Natasha Abner (Ph.D. 2012, currently at U. Chicago) will take up a tenure-track position in the Department of Linguistics at Montclair State University in New Jersey, starting this Fall. Congratulations Natasha!

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