Graduate Students

Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Expansion of eligibility for Graduate Summer Research Mentorships

Published: February 10, 2015

As of this year, international students will be eligible to apply for the Graduate Division’s summer research stipends. This is a very welcome expansion of the kinds of summer support available to graduate students in our department! Applications are due Feb. 18. See https://grad.ucla.edu/asis/sfap/srmintro.htm for more information about this program.

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Category: General, Graduate Students

Graduate admissions in progress

Published: February 9, 2015

The department’s admissions committee has made its recommendations for acceptance to the Ph.D. program for Fall 2015, and admissions and waitlist notifications are going out this week. Prospective students will be invited to visit the department Feb. 23-25 and Mar. 2-4. We look forward to meeting them all!  

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

Eventful weekend at LSA 2015 (Portland)

Published: January 13, 2015

UCLA was incredibly well-represented by both past and present faculty and students at the recent annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Portland. Highlights include Pat Keating being inducted into the newest class of LSA Fellows, together with former UCLA colleague, Donca Steriade (now at MIT). Sun-Ah Jun was also an invited speaker…

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

Talks at BUCLD 2014

Published: November 7, 2014

UCLA linguists and alumni of the department will be giving a number of presentations at the annual Boston University Conference on Language Development this weekend. Talks: 18-month-olds compensate for a phonological alternation Adam Chong (UCLA) and Megha Sundara (UCLA) Pause Trumps All: A Corpus-Based Study on Prosodic Boundary Cues in Japanese Child-Directed Speech. B. Ludusan,…

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

UCLA linguists at NELS 45 @ MIT

Published: October 31, 2014

The 45th annual meeting of the Northeast Linguistics Society (NELS) takes place this weekend at MIT. A number of UCLA linguists (current and former) will be in attendance. You can find their talk or poster titles below! In particular, Kie Zuraw will deliver an invited talk entitled: Phonotactics and alternations in the diachronic development of…

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Category: Books, General, Graduate Students

Eleanor Glewwe’s book signing at Children’s Book World

Published: October 28, 2014

This past weekend, local West LA children’s books store, Children’s Book World, held a book signing for our very own second-year graduate student Eleanor Glewwe. Eleanor’s first young adults book, Sparkers, was recently published by Viking Press (a subsidiary of the Penguin Group). This is the second book signing/launch event for this book, the first being one…

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Category: Fieldwork, General, Graduate Students

The dangers of being a fieldworker!

Published: October 16, 2014

Third-year student Margit Bowler is currently out in the Australian bush doing fieldwork on Warlpiri. She reports on a ‘minor’ incident involving a car blowing up below (see picture): Kaboom, the car blew up! I’m completely fine (and so is everyone else who was in the car); I was just extremely tired the next day…

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Category: Books, General, Graduate Students

Eleanor Glewwe’s book launch!

Published: October 15, 2014

Congratulations to second-year graduate student Eleanor Glewwe on the Sept. 30 release of her first book, Sparkers, published by Viking Juvenile for Middle Grade readers. Eleanor will have a premier for the release in her hometown of St. Paul MN, but the book’s California launch event (with book signing) will be hosted by Children’s Book…

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