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UCLA Linguists at AMP 2016

Published: October 24, 2016

UCLA Linguistics was well-represented at this year’s Annual Meeting on Phonology at the University of Southern California. Invited talk: Bruce Hayes: Varieties of Noisy Harmonic Grammar Talk: Adam Chong: Examining the lexicon in derived-environment effects: Korean and Turkish Posters: Jeffrey Adler & Jesse Zymet: Irreducible parallelism in process interactions Eleanor Glewwe: An OT analysis of…

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UCLA Students at CUSP 9

Published: October 23, 2016

 Two UCLA linguistics grads presented at CUSP 9 (California Semantics and Pragmatics) that took place between Oct. 21 and 22 at UC Santa Cruz. The titles of the talks were: T. Hendrik Kim: The relevance of logophoric conditions to the interpretation of the Korean anaphor caki Daniela Čulinović :’Some’, to a degree

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Speech Prosody 2016 at Boston University

Published: June 13, 2016

Speech Prosody 2016 was held this year at Boston University from May 31st through June 3rd. A number of UCLA students and graduates were in attendance to present their work. Talks: Jianjing Kuang, Yixuan Guo and Mark Liberman: Voice quality as a pitch-range indicator Posters: Rose Hurley and Jason Bishop: Prosodic and individual influences on the…

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Annual Conference on African Linguistics at Berkeley

Published: April 12, 2016

Several of our students and faculty recently presented at the Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 47). Talks: Harold Torrence: Subject oriented complementizer agreement in Ibibio John Gluckman: Taking time in Logooli Travis Major: Serial verb constructions in Ibibio Travis Major (with Philip Duncan and Mfon Udoinyang): Verb and predicate coordination in Ibibio John Gluckman…

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Craig Sailor at Cambridge

Published: January 20, 2016

Craig Sailor (Ph.D. 2014) recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship at U. of Groningen in the Netherlands where he work was working with Mark de Vries on an ERC funded project on Incomplete Parenthesis. In October, Craig moved across the channel to take up a two-year visiting teaching position in syntax at the University of Cambridge,…

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Natasha Korotkova’s Talk at Carnegie Mellon University

Published: December 13, 2015

  Natasha Korotkova, one of our current PhD candidates, gave a talk entitled “Evidentials and questions” at the invited workshop “Differentiating contents” hosted by the Center for Formal Epistemology, Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday, December 5. Abstracts for the workshop can be found here.

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Ann Ali Dissertation Prospectus Defense

Published: December 5, 2015

Congratulations to Ann Ali for successfully defending her dissertation prospectus. She is the first person this academic year to do so. Ann’s  work focuses on the intonation of Basque/Spanish bilinguals when code-switching.    

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Incoming Students Introduction 2015-2016

Published: October 15, 2015

This year we have a number of new students joining the department. Below is a mini-bio for each one: Luke West Coming from University of Toronto Research interests: phonetics (lexical tone and intonation, phonation) and phonology (tone and phonation features, tonal underspecification, and feature hierarchy in tone systems) Luke likes the piano, accordion, and making…

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The Fall 2015 quarter has begun!

Published: September 23, 2015

This week marks the beginning of the school year here at UCLA, which means there will soon be many more updates coming. Expect posts soon about what has happened over the summer and introductions from our incoming class of 1st year graduate students.

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