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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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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Talks

Summer news

Published: October 8, 2013

————————————————————————————————- UCLA Linguists At The 2013 LSA Linguistic Institute (Also posted on Department’s news page) Pat Keating writes: The department was well-represented at the month-long Institute in Ann Arbor this past summer. Three courses were taught by current department members: “Quantitative and Computational Phonology” by Bruce Hayes, “Articulatory Phonetics” by Pat Keating, and “Language Typology”…

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

UCLA linguists at the International Congress of Linguists (Geneva, 21-27 July)

Published: July 22, 2013

The once-every-five years International Congress of Linguists is currently taking place in Geneva. A number of UCLA linguists (faculty, graduate students and alumni) will be presenting their work. Byron Ahn: “Universality and Subject-Oriented Reflexivity” Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D. 2012): “A Unified Analysis of Iddi Terms (terms expressing identity and difference) based on French data (même ‘same’,…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Undergraduate Students

Congratulations graduating Linguistics majors!

Published: June 17, 2013

Both the College of Letters and Science and the Humanities Division held commencement ceremonies this past weekend. Russ Schuh (Dir. Undegraduate Studies) writes that the linguistics contingent was significantly larger than that of any other department. He also noted that the linguistics faculty participation was also significantly larger than any other department! Congratulations to all…

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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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