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Category: Events, Faculty, General

Friends of Linguistics Lectures on ASL

Published: May 23, 2018

The UCLA Department of Linguistics is proud to announce two lectures highlighting ASL during the 2018 Friends of Linguistics event. A reception will follow. For more information, please see this flyer. Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:00 PM Understanding the Deaf World by Benjamin Lewis Lecturer in American Sign Language, UCLA 5:45 PM The Emergence of…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at SALT 28

Published: May 23, 2018

There were three UCLA presentations at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 28, held on May 18-20, 2018, at MIT.   Ellipsis in tautologous conditionals (Richard Stockwell)   Sloppy binding into relative superlative descriptions (Dylan Bumford)   Domain uniformity in questions (Maayan Abenina-Adar and Yael Sharvit)   Congratulations to Richard, Maayan, Dylan, and Yael!

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

Job Posting for UCLA Linguistics

Published: May 14, 2018

The Department is advertising two 2-year teaching positions beginning Fall 2018; the deadline for applications is May 28. Click here for information about the positions and how to apply Direct links for Applications: Phonetics, Phonology and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03680 Syntax, Semantics and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03679 Application Deadline: 28-May-2018 

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Labs, Talks

UCLA at CLS 54

Published: April 4, 2018

Two talks from the UCLA Language Processing Lab will be presented at the 54th Chicago Linguistic Society, April 26-28, 2018. Graduate student Marju Kaps will present her MA thesis research in a talk titled “Licensing SOV in Estonian: A naturalness rating study”. Jesse Harris will present research with PhD graduate Natasha Korotkova (Konstanz, Tuebingen) in a talk…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty

UCLA at GLOW

Published: February 10, 2018

UCLA also has a good showing at GLOW 41 this year. Visiting Professor Ethan Poole will be presenting a paper with Stefan Keine entitled “Reconstruction beyond English”. And alumna Laura Kalin will be presenting, “The Ins and Outs of Allomorphy in Turoyo (Neo-Aramaic)”.

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at SALT!

Published: February 10, 2018

A number of UCLA faculty and students will be presenting at SALT 28 this year (congrats, everyone!): Maayan Abenina-Adar (grad student) and Yael Sharvit Dylan Bumford Ethan Poole, “Spurious NPI licensing is covert licensing” (with Jon Ander Mendia & Brian Dillon) Richard Stockwell (grad student), “Ellipsis in tautologous conditionals”

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA Linguists at the LSA in Salt Lake City

Published: January 21, 2018

A number of faculty members and students from the UCLA Linguistics Department presented at the Linguistic Society of America’s Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City at the beginning of January. LSA Talks: Eleanor Glewwe, Jesse Zymet, Jacob Adams, Rachel Jacobson, Anthony Yates, Ann Zeng, & Robert Daland “Substantive bias and the acquisition of final (de)voicing…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty

Koopman to present at the Amsterdam Colloquium

Published: November 24, 2017

Hilda Koopman is a co-author on “Cross-linguistic evidence for a non-distributive lexical meaning of conjunction.” (with Enrico Flor, Nina Haslinger, Eva Rosina, Magdalena Roszkowski & Viola Schmitt), which will be presented at the Amsterdam Colloquium in Dec 2017.

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