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

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

Doctoral Celebration!

Published: June 14, 2013

This past quarter we’ve enjoyed a terrific series of colloquium talks by seven finishing Ph.D. students – an unusually high number of student talks in a single quarter. Many thanks, and congratulations, to Jianjing Kuang, Thomas Graf, Jamie White, Grace Kuo, Jason Bishop, Marc Garellek, and Nancy Ward Finifter. The festivities culminated yesterday (12 June) with…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

Garellek et al in JASA

Published: January 30, 2013

Marc Garellek, Patricia Keating, Christina Esposito (PhD 2006; now at Macalester College) & Jody Kreiman (UCLA Head/Neck Surgery) have a paper published in the most recent issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. It is entitled: Voice quality and tone identification in White Hmong. Congratulations to all!

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Category: Alumni, General, Jobs

Esposito awarded tenure at Macalester!

Published: December 7, 2012

Christina Esposito (PhD ’06) has been awarded tenure at Macalester College (St. Paul, MN), effective January 11 2013. Following Macalester tradition, she was presented with a letter by the Provost, accompanied by a piper from the Macalester College Pipe Band. She will also receive UC academic regalia to equip her for a career of commencements. Congratulations…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General

Memorial Service: Robert Stockwell – Friday, Dec.7, Royce 314

Published: December 3, 2012

Dear Friends, There will be a Memorial Service for Professor Robert Stockwell, the founder of the UCLA Linguistics Department, on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.  It will be held in Royce 314, from 4:00-6:00 pm. Please mark your calendars. Details can be found here:

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