Faculty

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: Faculty, General

Russ Schuh to teach Ling 1 online this summer.

Published: June 13, 2013

Russ Schuh writes: The department is offering Linguistics 1 online in the A Summer Session.  This is one of only 10 regular Letters and Science courses being offered online and the first ever online Linguistics course.  At this point, it has the largest enrollment of any of the online summer classes. Here’s a link.  There’s…

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Category: Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Dissection!

Published: June 13, 2013

Members of the UCLA Phonetics Lab and friends from Head/Neck Surgery participated in the lab’s once-every-few-years human dissection class this week. We got a first hand look at the anatomical structures involved in speech production. Thanks so much to Dr. Ming Ye and Dr. Jennifer Long for guiding us in the whole process! We even…

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Category: Faculty, General

Sun-Ah Jun appointed DGS

Published: June 11, 2013

Sun-Ah Jun will be assuming the role of Director of Graduate Studies in the new academic year. She takes over the role from Nina Hyams who will step down as DGS at the end of the year. Congratulations Sun-Ah and thank you Nina for your years of service to the Department!

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Category: Faculty, General

Bruce Hayes appointed Chair

Published: June 11, 2013

Congratulations to Bruce Hayes who has been appointed Chair of the Department of Linguistics effective this coming July. Bruce will be taking over the role from Anoop Mahajan who finishes his second term as Chair this coming June. Congratulations Bruce and thank you Anoop for your contributions over the past few years!

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ ASA/ICA/CAA Spring 2013

Published: June 8, 2013

A number of UCLA linguists presented posters at the Spring meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Montreal this past week. Adam Chong. Towards a model of Singaporean English intonational phonology. Marc Garellek, Robin Samlan, Jody Kreiman, and Bruce Gerratt (Dept. of Head and Neck Surgery). Perceptual sensitivity to a model of the source…

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Category: Faculty, General, Talks

Jun at UMass

Published: May 31, 2013

Sun-Ah Jun writes: I will be giving a talk at the Workshop on Explicit and Implicit Prosody in Sentence Processing, at Univ. of Massachusetts, in May 30-31, which is organized by Lyn Frazier to celebrate the contribution of Janet Fodor to the field of sentence processing.  A preliminary program can be found in http://courses.umass.edu/kbj/prosodywork.pdf My…

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