Alumni

Category: Alumni

Heather Burnett awarded ERC Starting Grant

Published: September 4, 2019

Congratulations to Heather Burnett (PhD 2012) for winning a very prestigious Starting Grant from the ERC (European Research Council).  This is awesome! Heather is featured in the following link (scroll down till you hit a picture with the roadsign Just Sayin’  to read about the project). https://erc.europa.eu/news-events/magazine/erc-starting-grant-2019-examples

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

UCLA at ICPhS

Published: August 14, 2019

Many current and past department members attended the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Melbourne, Australia this month. Adam Chong and Pat arranged an evening social at a local bar. The photo above shows Adam Royer, Beth Sturman, Meng Yang, Ho-Hsien Pan (former visiting scholar), Sun-Ah Jun, Mary Baltazani (PhD 2002), Marc Garellek (PhD 2013),…

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

Linguistics Commencement 2019

Published: July 11, 2019

The Linguistics Department would like to congratulate the recent undergraduate and graduate students who were honored this past June 15th, 2019. The graduation reception took place in Royce Hall, room 314. The graduates included Eleanor Glewwe, Zhuo Chen (not pictured), Richard Stockwell (not pictured), Tyler Carson, Angelica Pan, and Joy Wu. Again, congratulations to our…

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Category: Alumni, General, Graduate Students

UCLA linguists at the Career Development Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

Published: April 29, 2019

UCLA linguistics graduate students met with colleagues in academia and industry at a roundtable at the UCLA Career Development Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars to discuss career paths in linguistics and navigating the intersection of professional life and personal identity. From left: Megan Risdal (M.A linguistics, UCLA, ’15), Marju Kaps (Linguistics PhD candidate,…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Jobs

Victoria Mateu offered faculty position at UCLA

Published: March 22, 2019

It is our great pleasure to announce that Victoria Mateu (PhD 2016) has accepted a tenure track position in the UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Effective July 1 Victoria will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics. Congratulations Victoria!

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students

UCLA at ICLDC 6

Published: March 19, 2019

Current and former UCLA Ph.D. students presented at the 6th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC 6), held on February 18-March 4, 2019, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Methodologies for Teaching Mixtec Tones (Octavio Leon Vazquez and Iara Mantenuto), Traditional Music as a central pillar in language documentation: the case of…

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