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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Talks

Keating at ASA in Pittsburgh

Published: June 2, 2015

In a bit of old news, the spring meeting of the Acoustical Society of America occurred in Pittsburgh 18 May – 22 May. Pat Keating gave a talk in the special session organized in celebration of Ken Stevens’s contribution to speech communication. She also had a poster presentation together with Jody Kreiman (Head & Neck…

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Category: Alumni, General, Jobs

Byron Ahn heads to Swarthmore!

Published: May 7, 2015

Byron Ahn (Ph.D. 2014), who is currently a visiting assistant professor at Boston University, will be heading to Philadelphia this Fall where he will be a visiting assistant professor at Swarthmore College! Congratulations Byron!

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Congratulations to GRM awardees!

Published: April 30, 2015

Congratulations to Eleanor Glewwe and Megan Gotowski for receiving the GRM (Graduate Research Mentorship) Award for 2015-16!  GRM awardees receive a $20,000 stipend plus standard tuition/fees for 2015-2016 excluding non-resident supplemental tuition and professional degree supplemental tuition. 

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Awards for our students!

Published: April 24, 2015

Congratulations to our students who just got awarded the Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award for this coming summer. All nine students who applied this year received the award this year! The awardees are: Megan Gotowski, Yoo Kyung Kang, Isabelle Lin, Iara Mantenuto, Sozen Ozkan, Brice Roberts, Adam Royer, Viiu Wichman, Deborah Wong. Congratulations all!

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Category: Alumni, Colloquium, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Chicago Linguistic Society 51 this week

Published: April 23, 2015

A number of UCLA linguists (and alumni) will be presenting at this week’s 51st Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. Eleanor Glewwe: Tonal Assignment in English Loanwords in Mandarin Chinese Margit Bowler: “Might be something”: Information protection in central Australia Hannah Sarvasy: Monolingual fieldwork in and beyond the classroom: the Logooli experience at UCLA Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D….

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Category: Events, General

Lecture series by Maziar Toosarvandani April 21 – 24

Published: April 16, 2015

Maziar Toosarvandani (who was also a visiting professor at UCLA from 2010-2011; now at UCSC) will be giving a series of lectures in the department next week on: The syntax of information structure: Evidence from Persian  All meetings will take place in the Linguistics Conference Room (Campbell 2122).

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General

GLOW in Paris

Published: April 13, 2015

Robert Daland will be presenting a paper at GLOW (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) which is taking place in Paris, France, this week. His paper is entitled: Even though the sound of it is really quite atrocious: Finiteness and well-defined probabilities in phonotactic learning He will be joined by a couple of UCLA alumni: Thomas…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA linguists at WCCFL 33 @ Simon Fraser U.

Published: March 28, 2015

UCLA is well-represented by both current and former students at this week’s WCCFL at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. Talks: Amanda Ritchart (former undergraduate, now Ph.D. student at UCSD), Grant Goodall (UCSD) and Marc Garellek (Ph.D. 2013, now at UCSD), Prosody and the that-trace effect: an experimental study. Byron Ahn (Ph.D. 2015, now at…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics

Published: March 24, 2015

University of Oregon is hosting the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, and 7 UCLA students will be presenting their work there: Nikos Angelopoulos: Reconsidering the Object (A)symmetry Parameter in Maragoli John Gluckman and Margit Bowler: Transitivity Alternations in Luragooli Sozen Ozkan: Conditionals in Logooli Nico Loccioni: Specificational Copular Constructions in Logoori Eleanor Glewwe and…

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