Conferences

Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Talks

Jun gives talk at Hunan University

Published: November 6, 2014

Sun-Ah Jun writes: In Oct. 18, 2014, I gave a talk, titled “Prosodic Typology”, at Hunan University in Changsha, China, as one of the four keynote speakers on phonetics. The university was sponsoring two conferences, ICPRLL (International Conference on Phonetic Research and Language Learning) and EPCC (English Phonetic Conference in China). So, I could meet…

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

UCLA linguists at NELS 45 @ MIT

Published: October 31, 2014

The 45th annual meeting of the Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS) takes place this weekend at MIT. A number of UCLA linguists (current and former) will be in attendance. You can find their talk or poster titles below! In particular, Kie Zuraw will deliver an invited talk entitled: Phonotactics and alternations in the diachronic development of…

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Category: Conferences, Events, General

UCLA hosts CUSP 7

Published: October 14, 2014

UCLA is hosting CUSP 7 this year, on Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8 (location TBA). CUSP — California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics — is an interdisciplinary conference presenting work by local students and faculty spanning the fields of Linguistics and Philosophy. CUSP began at UCLA in 2009 and has quickly developed into a great forum…

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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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