Faculty

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Russell Schuh (1941-2016)

Published: November 8, 2016

Distinguished Professor of Linguistics Russell Schuh passed away on November 8, 2016. Russ was a beloved colleague and outstanding member of our department in teaching, research, and service. He was an outstanding field linguist, specializing in the Chadic languages of Northern Nigeria, and undertook many field expeditions to Nigeria that led to multiple books and…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

WCCFL 34 at the University of Utah

Published: May 6, 2016

This past weekend,  The University of Utah hosted The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. UCLA students and faculty were of those who presented this year. Talks: A linguistic study using social media: Phonotactically-driven rendaku in surnames, Yu Tanaka, UCLA graduate Posters: Bound tense in Relative Clauses: evidence from VP-ellipsis, Sam Alxatib, CUNY & Yael…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA SCAMPers @ USCD

Published: April 11, 2016

SCAMP: Southern California April Meeting on Phonology was held at UCSD over the weekend (thank you to Eric Baković (UCSD) for organizing it!). A number of UCLA phonologists had talks/posters: Talk: Adam Chong: Looking under the hood: Korean palatalization and derived environment effects Stephanie Shih (UC Merced) & Kie Zuraw: Phonological conditions on Tagalog adjective-noun…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

The LSA 2016 Annual Meeting (Washington DC)

Published: January 28, 2016

This year we had several students present and our very own Patricia Keating was an invited plenary speaker. Her talk was titled ““Voice Quality Variation Within and Across Languages” Among the UCLA students, the following are those that presented with their talk titles: Adam Chong – “Learning consequences of derived-environment effects” Jesse Zymet – “A…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

2015 AMP Presentations

Published: October 17, 2015

The 2015 Annual Meeting on Phonology took place last weekend in Vancouver, Canada. It was held jointly by UBC and Simon Fraser U. Kie Zuraw was one of the plenary speakers with her talk entitled: Morphologically complex words: pure reduction vs. structure Adam Chong also gave a poster presentation: The relationship between static and dynamic…

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

UCLA Phoneticians at ICPhS 2015 in Glasgow

Published: September 28, 2015

The quadrennial International Congress of Phonetic Sciences took place in Glasgow, Scotland in early August. UCLA had a strong showing with both current and former members in attendance. The UCLA Phonetics Lab reunion, organized by lab director, Pat Keating, was attended by over 30 current members and alumni. Pat Keating was also inaugurated as the…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty

LSA Summer Institute

Published: September 23, 2015

Sun-Ah Jun taught a 4-week course, “Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Typology”, at the LSA Summer Institute at the University of Chicago, which was held in July 6-31, 2015 (https://lsa2015.uchicago.edu/).  She was the only current faculty from UCLA, but some of our recent graduates were also teaching there as faculty. They were: Jeff Heinz (Ph.D. 2007, now…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

WILD 2015 in Stockholm

Published: June 19, 2015

The 2nd Workshop on Infant Language Development took place in Stockholm last week. Victoria Mateu and Megha Sundara both had poster presentations! Victoria Mateu Martin and Megha Sundara. Cross-linguistic transfer of word segmentation abilities in bilingual infants Megha Sundara, Monika Molnar (BCBL) and Sónia Frota (Lisbon). When infants get the question: The development of boundary…

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