Journal Publications

Category: Faculty, Journal Publications

Hilda Koopman a co-author on a PNAS paper

Published: April 26, 2017

Hilda Koopman is a co-author on a PNAS paper arguing that yes, there (seems to be/is) a Neural correlate of syntactic operation Merge. From the abstract: Our results provide initial intracranial evidence for the neurophysiological reality of the merge operation postulated by linguists and suggest that the brain compresses syntactically wellformed sequences of words into a…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Kuang & Keating in JASA

Published: November 4, 2014

Jianjing Kuang (Ph.D. 2013, now at UPenn) and Pat Keating’s paper Vocal fold vibratory patterns in tense versus lax phonation contrasts just appeared in this month’s issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Congrats JJ and Pat!

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

Summer news

Published: October 8, 2013

————————————————————————————————- UCLA Linguists At The 2013 LSA Linguistic Institute (Also posted on Department’s news page) Pat Keating writes: The department was well-represented at the month-long Institute in Ann Arbor this past summer. Three courses were taught by current department members: “Quantitative and Computational Phonology” by Bruce Hayes, “Articulatory Phonetics” by Pat Keating, and “Language Typology”…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

McPherson published in Language.

Published: June 20, 2013

A co-authored paper by Laura McPherson and Jeffrey Heath (University of Michigan) has just appeared in the most recent issue of Language. You’ll find the paper here: http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/language/v089/89.2.heath.html Heath, J. & McPherson, L. (2013). Tonosyntax and reference restriction in Dogon NPs. Language, 89(2), 265-296.

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Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Sundara in Journal of Child Language

Published: May 16, 2013

Megha Sundara was a co-author on a recently published article in Journal of Child Language. The reference is as follows: Thierry Nazzi, Karima Mersad, Megha Sundara, Galina Iakimova, Linda Polka (2013). Early word segmentation in infants acquiring Parisian French: task-dependent and dialect-specific aspects. View it online here: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8913705 Congratulations Megha!

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

Garellek in JASA

Published: November 2, 2012

Graduate student Marc Garellek is a co-author, together with Zhaoyan Zhang, Jody Kreiman and Bruce Gerratt from the UCLA Department of Head & Neck Surgery, on a paper that was accepted in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Z. Zhang, J. Kreiman, B. R. Gerratt, & M. Garellek. (To appear). Acoustic and perceptual effects…

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Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Congratulations to Bruce, Colin and Anne!

Published: October 28, 2012

The LSA Executive Committee voted to award the 2013 Best Paper in Language Award (for Volume 88, published in 2012) to Bruce Hayes, Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins) and Anne Shisko for their  jointly-authored paper “Maxent Grammars for the Metrics of Shakespeare and Milton”. They will receive the award at the LSA Annual Meeting in Boston…

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