Faculty

Category: Alumni, Faculty, General

Memorial Service: Robert Stockwell – Friday, Dec.7, Royce 314

Published: December 3, 2012

Dear Friends, There will be a Memorial Service for Professor Robert Stockwell, the founder of the UCLA Linguistics Department, on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.  It will be held in Royce 314, from 4:00-6:00 pm. Please mark your calendars. Details can be found here: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/talksaevents/news/239-professor-robert-stockwell-memorial-service.html

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Category: Faculty, General, Seminar Talks

Math Ling Seminar 12/03 – Ed Keenan

Published: December 3, 2012

Ed Keenan will give us a special Math Seminar next Monday, December 3rd at 4pm in Bunche 2150. His talk is entitled: Individuals Explained Away.  All are welcome! Speaker: Ed Keenan Date/Time: Monday, December 3rd, 4-6pm Location: Bunche 2150 Title: Individuals Explained Away Contact: Ed Stabler Abstract: We motivate linguistically an extensional type theory for…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General

In Memoriam: Paul Schachter

Published: December 3, 2012

A message from Department Chair, Anoop Mahajan: Dear Faculty, Grad Students and Ling Staff, I am sad to inform you that Paul Schachter passed away on Monday.  I just had a brief conversation with his step daughter and she told me that he passed away unexpectedly though peacefully. Grad students and relatively new faculty –…

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Category: Faculty, General, Seminar Talks, SynSem

SynSem 11/16 – Hilda Koopman

Published: November 14, 2012

**Please note! Since there is no colloquium, this Friday’s SynSem seminar will exceptionally meet from 11-1 in the conference room. ** Hilda Koopman will be presenting a (pre)practice talk for a keynote address (RALFe, Paris, November 28). Speaker: Hilda Koopman Date/Time: Friday, November 16, 11-1pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: The dance of subjects and objects,…

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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: Faculty, General

Obituary: Robert Stockwell (1925-2012)

Published: October 30, 2012

Our founding chair, Robert Stockwell, passed away October 28, 2012, following a long illness. Bob was born June 12, 1925, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was educated at the University of Virginia, where he received a B.A. in English and Greek in 1946, an M.A. in English in 1949, and a Ph.D. in English Philology…

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Category: Faculty, General, Seminar Talks, SynSem

SynSem 11/02 – Martin Walkow

Published: October 30, 2012

Martin Walkow will be presenting in Syntax and Semantics Seminar this week. His talk is entitled: Variation and Repair in Person-based restrictions on Cliticization. All welcome! Speaker: Martin Walkow Date/Time: Friday, November 2, 2-4pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Variation and Repair in Person-based restrictions on Cliticization Contact: Hilda Koopman

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