Graduate Students

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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Category: Conferences, Graduate Students, Talks

Eleanor Glewwe at the AMP 2017

Published: October 2, 2017

The 5th Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP) was held on September 15-17, 2017 in New York, NY, USA. Eleanor Glewwe, our fifth-year graduate student, gave a talk titled “Substantive bias in phonotactic learning: Positional extension of an obstruent voicing contrast“.

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Category: Conferences, Graduate Students

Nicoletta Loccioni and Iara Mantenuto present at TEAM 2017 conference

Published: June 27, 2017

Nicoletta Loccioni and Iara Mantenuto presented at the Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Microvariation (TEAM) 2017 conference, from June 22-24, in Padova, Italy. There were two talks from the UCLA PhD Students. Nicoletta Loccioni gave a talk entitled “Definitness in superlatives and variation in Romance,” and Iara Mantenuto gave a talk by the title “Broadening…

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

UCLA Presence at CLS 2017

Published: June 12, 2017

At the Chicago Linguistic Society 2017 (CLS 53), held on May 25-27, 2017, Sun-Ah Jun gave an Invited talk on “Intonational difference in syntax-marking vs. focus-marking prosodic phrasing”. Eleanor Glewwe gave a talk on “Substantive Bias in Phonotactic Learning: Positional Extension of an Obstruent Voicing Contrast”. Also, two talks were given by our recent Alumi, Thomas…

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Category: Alumni, Graduate Students, Jobs

Jobs for Aly, Chong, Tanaka and Kuo

Published: May 22, 2017

We are thrilled to congratulate Ann Aly, Adam Chong, Grace Kuo (Ph.D. 2013, now at Concordia U., Montreal) and Yu Tanaka on accepting full-time positions! Ann Aly has just started as a Program Manager at ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) in Washington DC. Adam Chong will be starting as a Lecturer in Linguistics (= US tenure-track Assistant…

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Category: Awards, Graduate Students

Margit Bowler wins Young Graduate Student Award

Published: April 25, 2017

Graduate Student Margit Bowler has just been chosen as a recipient of the very competitive Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Awards for 2016-17. The College Deans select award recipients annually based on a review of applications and faculty recommendations. The awards recognize outstanding graduate students for exemplary academic achievement, research, and service to…

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Category: Alumni, Graduate Students

UCLA alumni at SALT 2017

Published: April 24, 2017

Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 27 will take place at the University of Maryland this year, and will include two UCLA alumni: Isabelle Charnavel (UCLA 2012) will present a poster titled “Non-at-issueness of since-clauses” Jos Tellings (UCLA 2016) will present a posted titled “Still as an additive particle in subjunctive conditionals”

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