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

UCLA at CUNY 2019

Published: April 1, 2019

UCLA students, faculty, and current visitors presented talks and posters the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, held at the University of Colorado, Boulder on March 28-31, 2019. Canaan Breiss. Phonotactic markedness increases processing demands in speech production. Jesse Harris, Chie Nakamura, Beth Sturman, and Sun-Ah Jun. Prosody-meaning mismatches in PP ambiguity: Incremental…

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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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Claire Moore-Cantwell and Ethan Poole accept faculty positions

Published: March 22, 2019

We are excited to announce that Claire Moore-Cantwell (UMass 2016) and Ethan Poole (UMass 2017) have accepted our offers, and will join our faculty as of July 2019. Claire’s research is on probabilistic patterns in phonology, using ERP and behavioral experiments and computational modeling. Ethan’s research is in syntax, semantics, and their interface, especially movement…

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Category: Faculty, Graduate Students

Edward L. Keenan Mathematics & Language Graduate Fund

Published: March 14, 2019

Prof. Ed Keenan and Dr. Carol Archie have made a generous gift to the department to support fellowships for graduate students who use mathematics to understand language, or who study theoretical computational linguistics. The department is deeply grateful to Ed and Carol. Ed has been at UCLA since 1974; he retired as Distinguished Professor in…

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Category: Faculty, General

Tenure for David Goldstein

Published: February 26, 2019

Prof. David Goldstein, of the Linguistics Department and the Program in Indo-European Studies, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2019. Congratulations, David!

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Talks

UCLA at BUCLD 49

Published: November 15, 2018

Victoria Mateu & Nina Hyams; Megha Sundara & Connor Mayer; and Jesse Harris & Sun-Ah Jun (among other non-UCLA members) presented their work at the 43rd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development in Boston, November 2-4, 2018.

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Talks

Pat Keating at PCC-2018

Published: November 15, 2018

Pat Keating, President of the IPA, was an invited speaker at Jinan University in Guangzhou China, Nov. 10-11, for the 13th Phonetic Conference of China. She helped open the conference, then spoke on “Some challenges for the IPA from languages of China”. (https://dialects.jnu.edu.cn/phonetics/art.aspx?id=34)

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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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