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Prosodic Typology II is out!

Published: January 30, 2014

Modified repost from the the Department’s news page: Professor Sun-Ah Jun has cemented her reputation as one of the world’s leading intonation experts with her massive (600 page) edited volume Prosodic Typology II:  The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing, just out with Oxford University Press. This is the second book in a series, and covers…

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

UCLA Linguists brave the cold at LSA 2014 in Minneapolis

Published: January 6, 2014

A number of UCLA linguists traded the sunny weather of LA for the freezing temperatures of Minneapolis to present at the annual meeting of the LSA. Byron Ahn & Craig Sailor, Obligatory Gaps in Non-Finite Clauses Byron Ahn, The Syntax of Phrasal Stress “Exceptions” (Poster) Laura McPherson, A maxent model of tone-tune association in Tommo…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Talks

Friends of Linguistics Meeting tonight!

Published: November 15, 2013

The Department will be hosting a meeting of the Friends of Linguistics this evening at the UCLA Faculty Center. This year’s speaker is Assoc. Prof. Megha Sundara. See attached flyer for details! Time:  Friday November 15th, 4 p.m., with post-talk reception. Place:  the California Room of the Faculty Center

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

UCLA linguists at BUCLD

Published: November 11, 2013

The annual Boston University Conference of Language Development took place recently (Nov 1 – 3). UCLA was well represented by a number of talks and posters: 1) Jamie White (Ph.D. 13, now at University of Ottawa): Role of perceptual similarity in the acquisition of phonological alternations: A biased Maximum Entropy learning model 2) Megha Sundara,…

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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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UCLA linguists at the International Congress of Linguists (Geneva, 21-27 July)

Published: July 22, 2013

The once-every-five years International Congress of Linguists is currently taking place in Geneva. A number of UCLA linguists (faculty, graduate students and alumni) will be presenting their work. Byron Ahn: “Universality and Subject-Oriented Reflexivity” Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D. 2012): “A Unified Analysis of Iddi Terms (terms expressing identity and difference) based on French data (même ‘same’,…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Undergraduate Students

Congratulations graduating Linguistics majors!

Published: June 17, 2013

Both the College of Letters and Science and the Humanities Division held commencement ceremonies this past weekend. Russ Schuh (Dir. Undegraduate Studies) writes that the linguistics contingent was significantly larger than that of any other department. He also noted that the linguistics faculty participation was also significantly larger than any other department! Congratulations to all…

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