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

UCLA-ers at AFLA

Published: June 12, 2014

A little old news: The 21st Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association took place a couple of weeks ago at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. UCLA’s Kie Zuraw presented both an invited talk and a co-authored paper. Ed Keenan also presented a paper. The titles of the talks can be found below: Kie…

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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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Category: Faculty, General

Jessica Rett promoted to Associate Professor!

Published: May 20, 2014

Department Chair, Bruce Hayes, writes: Jessica Rett’s tenure has come through — the occasion for a spontaneous and well-attended champagne celebration that spilled from her office into the s-side hallway!  We celebrate the happy news and welcome Jessica as a tenured member of the Linguistics faculty. Congratulations Jessica!

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

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: Faculty, General, Publications

Sundara published in JCL

Published: May 1, 2014

Megha Sundara is a co-author on a paper that recently appeared in the May Issue of Journal of Child Language. Thierry Nazzi, Karima Mersad, Megha Sundara, Galina Iakimova, Linda Polka. (2014). Early word segmentation in infants acquiring Parisian French: task-dependent and dialect-specific aspects. Journal of Child Language, 41(3), pp. 600-633.

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Category: Celebrations, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Scenes from World Voice Day @ UCLA

Published: April 19, 2014

Pat Keating, together with cross-campus colleagues organized UCLA’s first every participation in World Voice Day. There were three stations that showcased interactive exhibits about voice science, staffed in part by several of our own linguistics undergrads. Events included the debut performance by the Department’s very own Kartvelian Chorus (Georgian folk singing group) led by Vrinda…

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Category: Celebrations, Faculty, General, Undergraduate Students

World Voice Day @ UCLA on Wednesday, 16 April

Published: April 15, 2014

Pat Keating writes: Hi everyone, I and some colleagues on campus have organized UCLA’s first-ever participation in World Voice Day, April 16 – Wednesday of this week. We will have interactive exhibits about voice science at 3 locations, staffed in part by several of our own linguistics undergrads. You can check out what’s happening where/when…

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