Faculty

Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Talks

UCLA Linguistics at SSILA

Published: January 13, 2021

UCLA linguistics was well represented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), which was held virtually from January 7-10. Graduate students Madeleine Booth and Elizabeth Sola-Llonch, and Professor Harold Torrence gave a presentation titled “Free Relative Clauses in San Cristóbal Lachirioag Zapotec,” while three…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at Fall 2019 ASA meeting

Published: December 10, 2019

The Department was well-represented at the December 2019 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego. Current faculty and students who were authors of posters include: Suzy Ahn, Jake Aziz, Phill Barnett, Matt Faytak, Jinyoung Jo, Hiro Katsuda, Pat Keating, Jennifer Kuo, Connor Mayer, Christine Prechtel, Brice Roberts, Jeremy Steffman, Megha Sundara, Gabe…

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Category: Awards, Celebrations, Faculty, General

Jessica Rett is receiving the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award

Published: October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Jessica Rett! The 2020 winner of the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award is the “Pop-Up Mentoring Program (PUMP)”, whose organizers facilitate short-term mentoring of linguists by linguists. Our own Jessica Rett is one of the six organizers receiving the award, which will be presented at the New Orleans Annual Meeting in…

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

Jeremy Steffman published two journal papers at JASA

Published: September 26, 2019

Jeremy Steffman (4th year PhD candidate) published two papers at the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), one by himself and the other with Sun-Ah Jun. Congratulations!!!  Below is the publication info. Steffman, J. (2019). Phrase-final lengthening modulates listeners’ perception of vowel duration as a cue to coda stop voicing. The Journal of the…

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Category: Faculty

Jessica Rett selected as the LSA’s September 2019 Member Spotlight

Published: September 10, 2019

“[T]he future [of linguistics] is dynamic and diversifying.” Professor Jessica Rett was selected as the Member Spotlight in the Linguistic Society of America’s September newsletter. Congratulations to Professor Rett, someone who has greatly contributed to the field of linguistics since becoming a member of LSA in 2005. To read more about her spotlight, please click…

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

UCLA at ICPhS

Published: August 14, 2019

Many current and past department members attended the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Melbourne, Australia this month. Adam Chong and Pat arranged an evening social at a local bar. The photo above shows Adam Royer, Beth Sturman, Meng Yang, Ho-Hsien Pan (former visiting scholar), Sun-Ah Jun, Mary Baltazani (PhD 2002), Marc Garellek (PhD 2013),…

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