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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: 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: Awards, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Staff

Breiss and Rich awarded NSF GRF

Published: April 4, 2018

Graduate student Canaan Breiss and lab manager Stephanie Rich have each received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award that provides three years of financial support during five years of graduate training. Congratulations, Canaan and Stephanie!  

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Category: Alumni, General, Jobs

Sameer Khan awarded tenure at Reed!

Published: December 13, 2017

Department alumni, Sameer ud Dowla Khan (Ph.D. 2008), who is currently an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, has recently been awarded tenure! Congratulations Sameer!

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Connor Mayer receives SSHRC Doctoral Award from Canadian government

Published: November 27, 2017

Our graduate student Connor Mayer received a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Award from the Canadian government, under the application title Embodied primitives in phonological theory! The award will give him funding throughout his degree ($105,000.00). Read more about the award here and find Connor’s name here. Congratulations, Connor!

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Category: Awards, General

UCLA receives $1 million for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali postdoctoral fellowship in Iranian linguistics

Published: November 8, 2017

Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, a renowned linguist, founded Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute in 2000. A donation of $1 million from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute will establish the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics in the UCLA Department of Linguistics, one of the nation’s top-ranked linguistics departments. “The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General

Boston University Conference on Language Development

Published: October 6, 2017

Victoria Mateu, Nina Hyams and Lauren Winans will be presenting a paper in the upcoming Boston University Conference on Language Development (November 3-5) entitled: Intervention Effects in Early Grammar: Evidence from Sluicing. They also presented a paper, Where Ellipsis Meets Wh-movement: Sluicing in Early Grammar, at the GALA (Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition) conference held…

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Category: General, Graduate Students

Welcome incoming graduate students!

Published: October 5, 2017

A warm welcome to 7 students of the incoming graduate class! From left to right: Maddy, Kiki, Hiro, Z.L., Canaan, Christine, and Andy. Our newest cohort provided short biographical information for us. Madeleine “Maddy” Booth M.Phil., University of Cambridge; B.A., Swarthmore College Areas of interest: morphosyntax, phonology, language conservation Hobbies: bread baking, origami, knitting, satire, kayaking,…

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