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

UCLA at LabPhon16

Published: June 29, 2018

The department was well-represented at the Conference on Laboratory Phonology and one of its satellite Symposium meeting (organized by Sun-Ah Jun and ken de Jong) held at Lisbon, Portugal in June 19-22. 2018 (http://labphon16.labphon.org/conference.html). Current and former department members (PhDs, postdocs, faculty, undergrads, visitors) with presentations at the conference included Mary Baltazani (PhD 2002), Taehong…

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

UCLA at Speech Prosody 2018

Published: June 29, 2018

There were three presentations by the current department members and one presentation by an alumus Jason Bishop (CUNY) and his student at the Speech Prosody international conference, held on June 13-16, 2018, at Poznan, Poland (http://sp9.home.amu.edu.pl/index.php). Talk: Jason Bishop & Boram Kim, “Anticipatory shortening: Articulation rate, phrase length, and lookahead in speech production” Jeremy Steffman,…

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Category: Alumni

Jos Tellings a post-doc at Utrecht University

Published: June 7, 2018

Alumnus Jos Tellings (PhD 2016) will begin a 3-year post-doctoral research position at Utrecht University for the project Time in Translation, led by Bert Le Bruyn and Henriette de Swart. The project will focus on the semantics of the perfect across languages.

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

UCLA Linguistics – Lecturer Positions starting Fall 2018

Published: May 31, 2018

The Department is advertising two full time lecturer positions beginning Fall 2018;  Application Deadline: 17-June-2018 Direct links for Applications: Phonetics, Phonology and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03731 Applied Linguistics and Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03710

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Category: Events, Faculty, General

Friends of Linguistics Lectures on ASL

Published: May 23, 2018

The UCLA Department of Linguistics is proud to announce two lectures highlighting ASL during the 2018 Friends of Linguistics event. A reception will follow. For more information, please see this flyer. Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:00 PM Understanding the Deaf World by Benjamin Lewis Lecturer in American Sign Language, UCLA 5:45 PM The Emergence of…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at SALT 28

Published: May 23, 2018

There were three UCLA presentations at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 28, held on May 18-20, 2018, at MIT.   Ellipsis in tautologous conditionals (Richard Stockwell)   Sloppy binding into relative superlative descriptions (Dylan Bumford)   Domain uniformity in questions (Maayan Abenina-Adar and Yael Sharvit)   Congratulations to Richard, Maayan, Dylan, and Yael!

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

Job Posting for UCLA Linguistics

Published: May 14, 2018

The Department is advertising two 2-year teaching positions beginning Fall 2018; the deadline for applications is May 28. Click here for information about the positions and how to apply Direct links for Applications: Phonetics, Phonology and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03680 Syntax, Semantics and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03679 Application Deadline: 28-May-2018 

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Category: Graduate Students

Margit Bowler accepts post-doctoral research position at Manchester University

Published: May 3, 2018

Margit will start work as a postdoctoral research associate on a five year project “The lexical semantics of lexical categories” (PI, Andrew Koontz-Garboden), funded by the European Research Council Consolidator Project. The goal is to elucidate through the study of property concept lexemes (see Dixon 1982, Thompson 1989) and constructions in which they appear, the meaning…

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