Conferences

Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Semanticists at SALT 24 @ NYU

Published: June 1, 2014

UCLA Semanticists Margit Bowler and Yael Sharvit both presented at SALT 24 this weekend at NYU in New York City. Margit Bowler, Conjunction and disjunction in a language without ‘and’. Orin Percus (Univ. de Nantes) and Yael Sharvit, Copular asymmetries in belief reports (Poster)

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Phoneticians at Speech Prosody 2014 in Dublin

Published: May 19, 2014

The biannual Speech Prosody conference is taking place this week in Dublin, Ireland. UCLA phoneticians (current and former) will be well-represented! Ann Bailey, Intonational Phonology of Cuban Spanish: A Preliminary AM Model Sun-Ah Jun & Jason Bishop (Ph.D. 2013, currently at CUNY-SI), Implicit prosodic priming and autistic traits in relative clause attachment Canan Ipek (USC)…

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Tellings speaks at SULA 8 @ UBC

Published: May 15, 2014

Jos Tellings will swapping the SoCal heat for the cool Pacific Northwest this weekend. He will be presenting at Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas (SULA) 8 which will take place at UBC. His talk is entitled: Intensifiers in Imbabura Quichua. 

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Blankenship reports on UCLA Language Materials Project

Published: April 12, 2014

At the April conference of the Southwest Association for Language Learning Technology, Barbara Blankenship (Ph.D. 1997) presented a talk on digital materials for language learning. Blankenship coordinates the UCLA Language Materials Project, a website with resources for teachers of less commonly taught languages. The site offers a bibliography of over 9000 materials for teaching 150…

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UCLA Linguists at CLS 50

Published: April 10, 2014

UCLA linguists (both present and former) will be giving talks at this year’s meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS 50). Byron Ahn: “Reflexes of Reflexivity: Locality and the Interfaces” Thomas Graf (Ph.D., 2013; now at Stony Brook): “Feature Geometry and the Person Case Constraint: An Algebraic Link” Additionally, Bruce Hayes will be delivering an…

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McPherson at Berkeley

Published: April 10, 2014

Laura McPherson will be giving a couple of talks at Berkeley on April 10. She will be giving a guest lecture in the Berkeley graduate morphology class on her work on variable vowel harmony in Tommo So. She will also be giving a talk at the Berkeley music-language working group: “Tone-tune association in Tommo So…

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