Conferences

Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ BUCLD

Published: November 2, 2012

The annual Boston University Conference on Language Development will take place this weekend in Boston. UCLA faculty and graduate students will be presenting two talks there. Jessica Rett, Nina Hyams & Lauren Winans, The effects of syntax on the acquisition of evidentiality Jamie White & Megha Sundara, Infant biases in the learning of phonological alternations  

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Congratulations Jamie White!

Published: November 2, 2012

Graduate student Jamie White will be one of two students receiving the Society for Language Development Student Award, sponsored by the Cognitive Science Society. This award was presented today at the annual Society for Language Development Symposium (taking place in conjunction with BUCLD) today. Congratulations Jamie!

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ CUSP 5 in San Diego

Published: October 25, 2012

The 5th California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics (CUSP 5) will be held at UCSD on October 27 – 28, 2012. UCLA faculty and graduate students will be well-represented: Natasha Korotkova: Evidentiality in Georgian Deniz Ozyildiz: When I is not me: A preliminary case study of shifted indexicals in Turkish Philippe Côté-Boucher: Beyond the King of…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Talks

Hilda Koopman @ USC and Cornell

Published: October 25, 2012

Hilda Koopman was recently invited to the USC Undergraduate Linguistics Conference on October 12, where she  introduced the audience to the the Syntactic Structure of the World’s Languages (SSWL and Terraling) database project. The slides can be found here. She will also be heading out to Cornell for the  Workshop on Suspended Affixation on October…

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Laura Kalin goes to NELS!

Published: October 16, 2012

Graduate student Laura Kalin is heading to the 43rd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistics Society, held at CUNY this week. She’ll be giving a poster presentation entitled: Last Resort Structure Building: Agreement and Argument Licensing in Senaya

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Congratulations Marc Garellek!

Published: October 10, 2012

Graduate student Marc Garellek has been awarded second place for his abstract, “Prominence vs. phrase-initial strengthening of voice quality,” to be presented at the LSA 2013 Annual Meeting in Boston.  The award will be presented at a special ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, immediately preceding the Presidential Address. Congratulations Marc!

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Summer highlights:

Published: October 8, 2012

Russ Schuh: UCLA alumnus Alhaji Maina Gimba visited the department from mid-May to mid-July 2012 for work with Russ Schuh on a dictionary of Bole, a West Chadic language spoken in northeastern Nigeria.  Gimba and Russ collaborated with another UCLA alumnus, Paul Newman, for a week at the end of June (Paul is the author…

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