Alumni

Category: Alumni, Awards, Conferences, Labs, Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Travel Award for Sophia Luo

Published: November 15, 2018

Sophia Luo received a departmental Undergraduate Research and Travel Award for her participation in the Fall Acoustical Society of America meeting. Sophia assisted with the project “Tongue bracing under bite block perturbation”. These awards were established in 2017 with gifts to the UCLA Phonetics Lab from former undergraduates Cheng Cheng & Loke Tan, and Vernon…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at Fall 2018 ASA meeting

Published: November 15, 2018

Two department members presented posters at the recent Acoustical Society of America meeting: Matt Faytak (The Suzhou Chinese “apical” and “fricative” vowels: Uniformity and idiosyncrasy) and Connor Mayer (A biomechanical model for infant speech and aerodigestive movements (with In Stavness and Bryan Gick)). In addition, many alums had presentations, including: Dani Byrd, Taehong Cho, Justin…

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

Jesse Harris, Jeremy Steffman and Z.L. Zhou at ETAP4

Published: November 6, 2018

Professor Jesse Harris, graduate students Jeremy Steffman and Z.L. Zhou presented talks and posters at the 4th Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP). They were joined by Byron Ahn (an alumnus), Emily Gasser, and Donna Jo Napoli (who are both from Swarthmore). Talks: Intonational categories and implicit speech rate normalization: evidence for awareness of…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA Linguists at European Summer Schools

Published: October 11, 2018

UCLA linguists were represented at two Linguistics summer schools held in Europe this summer.  Tim Stowell co-taught a course on Ellipsis with Jim McCloskey (UCSC) at the 2nd Crete Summer School in Linguistics, held at the Universityof Crete at Rethymno from July 16-27. There were 22 faculty members from universities in the US, Canada, and Europe, and approximately 200 enrolled students. UCLA alums on the…

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

UCLA at AMP 2018

Published: October 10, 2018

There were many current UCLA students and UCLA alumni giving talks or posters at the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology, held at UCSD in San Diego from October 5-7, 2018. You can find slides and posters for their presentations on the AMP website. In the picture from left to right are Edward Flemming (PhD 1995;…

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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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