Alumni

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

Phoneticians at Speech Prosody 2014 in Dublin

Published: May 19, 2014

The biannual Speech Prosody conference is taking place this week in Dublin, Ireland. UCLA phoneticians (current and former) will be well-represented! Ann Bailey, Intonational Phonology of Cuban Spanish: A Preliminary AM Model Sun-Ah Jun & Jason Bishop (Ph.D. 2013, currently at CUNY-SI), Implicit prosodic priming and autistic traits in relative clause attachment Canan Ipek (USC)…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Talks

Blankenship reports on UCLA Language Materials Project

Published: April 12, 2014

At the April conference of the Southwest Association for Language Learning Technology, Barbara Blankenship (Ph.D. 1997) presented a talk on digital materials for language learning. Blankenship coordinates the UCLA Language Materials Project, a website with resources for teachers of less commonly taught languages. The site offers a bibliography of over 9000 materials for teaching 150…

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

UCLA Linguists at CLS 50

Published: April 10, 2014

UCLA linguists (both present and former) will be giving talks at this year’s meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS 50). Byron Ahn: “Reflexes of Reflexivity: Locality and the Interfaces” Thomas Graf (Ph.D., 2013; now at Stony Brook): “Feature Geometry and the Person Case Constraint: An Algebraic Link” Additionally, Bruce Hayes will be delivering an…

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