Graduate Students

Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Angelopoulos & Inoue at 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa

Published: February 25, 2015

Nikos Angelopoulos and Yuhi Inoue will both be giving poster presentations at the upcoming 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, to take place this week at the Universita per Stranieri di Perugia, in Perugia, Italy. Their poster titles are: Nikos Angelopoulos & Dimitris Michelioudakis: PP licensing and compounding: Evidence for prepositions as probes. Yuhi Inoue: Genitive Objects in Kansai Japanese

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Mateu, Hyams and Gotowski at GALANA 6

Published: February 18, 2015

Megan Gotowski, Victoria Mateu and Nina Hyams will be giving a talks at the upcoming Generavist Approaches to Language Acquisition: North America (GALANA) conference at the University of Maryland, College Park. Mateu, Victoria E. & Nina Hyams. One is the loneliest number: The acquisition of Spanish indefinite ‘un’. Gotowski, Megan & Becker, Misha (Ph.D. 2000, now…

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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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