Graduate Students

Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA Linguists at the LSA in Salt Lake City

Published: January 21, 2018

A number of faculty members and students from the UCLA Linguistics Department presented at the Linguistic Society of America’s Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City at the beginning of January. LSA Talks: Eleanor Glewwe, Jesse Zymet, Jacob Adams, Rachel Jacobson, Anthony Yates, Ann Zeng, & Robert Daland “Substantive bias and the acquisition of final (de)voicing…

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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: 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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