Conferences

Category: Conferences, Faculty, General

AMPRA @ UCLA

Published: October 9, 2014

UCLA’s Applied Linguistics program will be hosting this year’s American Pragamatics conference (AMPRA) from October 17-19. Our own Jesse Harris is also on the organizing committee. Jesse will also be giving two talks: Preferences for focus particle placement: Two experiments. (with Katy Carlson) Biscuit conditionals as indirect offers. (with Danielle Holstein)  

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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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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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Semanticists at SALT 24 @ NYU

Published: June 1, 2014

UCLA Semanticists Margit Bowler and Yael Sharvit both presented at SALT 24 this weekend at NYU in New York City. Margit Bowler, Conjunction and disjunction in a language without ‘and’. Orin Percus (Univ. de Nantes) and Yael Sharvit, Copular asymmetries in belief reports (Poster)

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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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Tellings speaks at SULA 8 @ UBC

Published: May 15, 2014

Jos Tellings will swapping the SoCal heat for the cool Pacific Northwest this weekend. He will be presenting at Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas (SULA) 8 which will take place at UBC. His talk is entitled: Intensifiers in Imbabura Quichua. 

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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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