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Category: Faculty, General, Seminar Talks, SynSem

SynSem 11/02 – Martin Walkow

Published: October 30, 2012

Martin Walkow will be presenting in Syntax and Semantics Seminar this week. His talk is entitled: Variation and Repair in Person-based restrictions on Cliticization. All welcome! Speaker: Martin Walkow Date/Time: Friday, November 2, 2-4pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Variation and Repair in Person-based restrictions on Cliticization Contact: Hilda Koopman

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Category: Colloquium, General

Colloquium: Friday 11/2, Sharon Rose (UCSD)

Published: October 30, 2012

Sharon Rose will be delivering the first department colloquium of the year this Friday, November 2. Lunch follows in Campbell 2122. Her talk is titled: The Syntax And Prosody Of Moro Questions. Speaker: Sharon Rose (UCSD) Title: The Syntax And Prosody Of Moro Questions Location: Rolfe 3126 Time: Friday, November 2, 11-1pm Contact: Anoop Mahajan Abstract: The…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Phonology Seminar, Seminar Talks

Phonology Seminar 10/31 – Shigeko Shinohara and Yu Tanaka

Published: October 28, 2012

Visitor Shigeko Shinohara and graduate student Yu Tanaka will be presenting ongoing work on White Hmong in Phonology seminar this week. Speaker: Shigeko Shinohara (Sophia University, Japan) and Yu Tanaka Date/Time: Wednesday, October 31, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Coda Adaptation By The Codaless Tone Language White Hmong: Experimental Results Contact: Kie Zuraw

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Phonetics Seminar, Seminar Talks

Phonetics Seminar 10/29 – Jamie White

Published: October 28, 2012

Jamie White will be presenting in Phonetics Seminar this week. His talk is entitled “Infant Biases In The Learning Of Phonological Alternations.” This is a practice talk for the upcoming BUCLD. Speaker: Jamie White Date/Time: Monday, October 29, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2101K Title: Infant Biases In The Learning Of Phonological Alternations Contact: Megha Sundara

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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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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ CUSP 5 in San Diego

Published: October 25, 2012

The 5th California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics (CUSP 5) will be held at UCSD on October 27 – 28, 2012. UCLA faculty and graduate students will be well-represented: Natasha Korotkova: Evidentiality in Georgian Deniz Ozyildiz: When I is not me: A preliminary case study of shifted indexicals in Turkish Philippe Côté-Boucher: Beyond the King of…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Talks

Hilda Koopman @ USC and Cornell

Published: October 25, 2012

Hilda Koopman was recently invited to the USC Undergraduate Linguistics Conference on October 12, where she  introduced the audience to the the Syntactic Structure of the World’s Languages (SSWL and Terraling) database project. The slides can be found here. She will also be heading out to Cornell for the  Workshop on Suspended Affixation on October…

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Category: Faculty, General, Talks

Sun-Ah Jun @ MIT

Published: October 23, 2012

Sun-Ah Jun will be speaking at MIT this Friday, October 26, as part of their colloquium series. Her talk is entitled: Prosodic Priming in Relative Clause Attachment. An abstract follows: In a sentence such as “Someone shot the servant of the actress who was on the balcony”, the relative clause (RC) can modify NP1 the servant (i.e.,…

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