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Category: Faculty, General

Keating speaks at Berkeley

Published: April 9, 2014

Pat Keating recently gave two talks at UC Berkeley. She delivered a colloquium entitled: “Linguistic voice quality”. She also gave a talk in Berkeley’s Phonetics and Phonology Phorum, based on the talk she gave at the January meeting of the LSA: “Phonetics in 1924”.

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General

Jun at CUNY 14

Published: March 21, 2014

Sun-Ah Jun presented a poster, co-authored with alumnus, Jason Bishop (Ph.D. 2013,  now at CUNY Staten Island), at the recent CUNY Sentence Processing Conference held at Ohio State (March 13-15). Their poster was entitled: Priming of implicit prosody and individual differences

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UCLA Linguists at WCCFL 32 (at USC)

Published: March 13, 2014

UCLA was well-represented at the most recent WCCFL across town at USC. Both present and former students were well-represented. Yael Sharvit gave one of the of the invited talks. Her talk was entitled “Non-definite Definites”. Jesse Zymet: “Distance-Based Decay in Long-Distance Phonological Processes” Canan Ipek (USC) & Sun-Ah Jun: “Marking prosodic prominence in Turkish” Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D. 2012, now…

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

Prosodic Typology II is out!

Published: January 30, 2014

Modified repost from the the Department’s news page: Professor Sun-Ah Jun has cemented her reputation as one of the world’s leading intonation experts with her massive (600 page) edited volume Prosodic Typology II:  The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing, just out with Oxford University Press. This is the second book in a series, and covers…

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UCLA Linguists brave the cold at LSA 2014 in Minneapolis

Published: January 6, 2014

A number of UCLA linguists traded the sunny weather of LA for the freezing temperatures of Minneapolis to present at the annual meeting of the LSA. Byron Ahn & Craig Sailor, Obligatory Gaps in Non-Finite Clauses Byron Ahn, The Syntax of Phrasal Stress “Exceptions” (Poster) Laura McPherson, A maxent model of tone-tune association in Tommo…

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Category: Books, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

New books written in our department

Published: December 5, 2013

Congratulations to four newly published authors in our department! Professors Hilda Koopman, Dominique Sportiche, and Edward Stabler have published their long-awaited syntactic theory textbook An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory.  It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. ——- Graduate student Laura McPherson has completed her 600-page reference grammar, entitled A Grammar of Tommo So.  Tommo So…

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Friends of Linguistics Meeting tonight!

Published: November 15, 2013

The Department will be hosting a meeting of the Friends of Linguistics this evening at the UCLA Faculty Center. This year’s speaker is Assoc. Prof. Megha Sundara. See attached flyer for details! Time:  Friday November 15th, 4 p.m., with post-talk reception. Place:  the California Room of the Faculty Center

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UCLA linguists at BUCLD

Published: November 11, 2013

The annual Boston University Conference of Language Development took place recently (Nov 1 – 3). UCLA was well represented by a number of talks and posters: 1) Jamie White (Ph.D. 13, now at University of Ottawa): Role of perceptual similarity in the acquisition of phonological alternations: A biased Maximum Entropy learning model 2) Megha Sundara,…

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