Conferences

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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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Talks

McPherson at Berkeley

Published: April 10, 2014

Laura McPherson will be giving a couple of talks at Berkeley on April 10. She will be giving a guest lecture in the Berkeley graduate morphology class on her work on variable vowel harmony in Tommo So. She will also be giving a talk at the Berkeley music-language working group: “Tone-tune association in Tommo So…

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Jun at CUNY 14

Published: March 21, 2014

Sun-Ah Jun presented a poster, co-authored with alumnus, Jason Bishop (Ph.D. 2013,  now at CUNY Staten Island), at the recent CUNY Sentence Processing Conference held at Ohio State (March 13-15). Their poster was entitled: Priming of implicit prosody and individual differences

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UCLA Linguists at WCCFL 32 (at USC)

Published: March 13, 2014

UCLA was well-represented at the most recent WCCFL across town at USC. Both present and former students were well-represented. Yael Sharvit gave one of the of the invited talks. Her talk was entitled “Non-definite Definites”. Jesse Zymet: “Distance-Based Decay in Long-Distance Phonological Processes” Canan Ipek (USC) & Sun-Ah Jun: “Marking prosodic prominence in Turkish” Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D. 2012, now…

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Fowlie at ISAIM

Published: February 8, 2014

Meaghan Fowlie gave a talk in early January at the International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics (Special session on Mathematical theories of natural language processing). The symposium took place on January 6-8 in Ft. Laurderdale, Florida. Her talk was entitled “Learning repetition and optionality”.

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