Faculty

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: Faculty, General, Talks

Sun-Ah Jun @ MIT

Published: October 23, 2012

Sun-Ah Jun will be speaking at MIT this Friday, October 26, as part of their colloquium series. Her talk is entitled: Prosodic Priming in Relative Clause Attachment. An abstract follows: In a sentence such as “Someone shot the servant of the actress who was on the balcony”, the relative clause (RC) can modify NP1 the servant (i.e.,…

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Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Robert Daland in Journal of Child Language

Published: October 18, 2012

Robert Daland’s paper, “Variation in the input: a case study of manner class frequencies,” has appeared in the October Issue of Journal of Child Language. Here is a link to the Open Access article: http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A87KV34m Congratulations Robert! In addition, Robert writes, on Open Access: I believe that Open Access is the right way to go…

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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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Category: Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

Keating, Bishop and Kuo published in August 2012 issue of JASA

Published: October 8, 2012

Two papers by department members were published in the August 2012 issue of the Journal of the Acoustic Society of America (JASA). Jason Bishop & Pat Keating, “Perception of pitch location within a speaker’s range: fundamental frequency, voice quality and speaker sex” Pat Keating and Grace Kuo, “Comparison of speaking fundamental frequency in English and…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ LabPhon13 (Stuttgart, Germany)

Published: October 8, 2012

LabPhon 13 took place this year in Stuttgart, Germany, from July 27-29. UCLA was very well-represented: Bruce Hayes, The role of computational modeling in the study of sound structure (invited talk) Marc Garellek, “A reanalysis of glottal stops and glottalization in English” (poster) Marc Garellek, “Importance of coding the Utterance domain in prosodic transcriptions” (poster…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ GLOW in Asia IX

Published: October 8, 2012

GLOW in Asia IX took place at Mie University, Japan, from September 4 to 6. A few UCLA linguists delivered talks there. 1. Yu Tanaka and Jun Yashima: Deliberate Markedness in Japanese Hypocristics. 2. Isabelle Charnavel (now at Harvard) & Dominique Sportiche: Binding Domain for Condition A

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