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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.  My talk title is “Prosodic Priming and Individual Differences.”

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Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Sundara in Journal of Child Language

Published: May 16, 2013

Megha Sundara was a co-author on a recently published article in Journal of Child Language. The reference is as follows: Thierry Nazzi, Karima Mersad, Megha Sundara, Galina Iakimova, Linda Polka (2013). Early word segmentation in infants acquiring Parisian French: task-dependent and dialect-specific aspects. Congratulations Megha!

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General

Rett & Hyams in Reykjavík

Published: May 10, 2013

Jessica Rett and Nina Hyams are heading to Reykjavík, Iceland, to give a talk at the Workshop on Syntactic Issues in Language Acquisition at the 25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, to be held May 13-15. Their talk is entitled: Copy raising and evidentiality: A view from child language

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General

Rett at SALT 23

Published: May 3, 2013

Jessica Rett and co-author, Sarah Murray (Cornell), will be presenting a poster at SALT 23, to be held this weekend at UCSC. Their poster is entitled: “A semantic account of mirative evidentials”.

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Category: Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Phonetics Lab participates in Bruin Day 2013

Published: April 12, 2013

The Phonetics lab will be participating in this year’s Bruin Day (April 13) where we will be showcasing the lab’s facilities to prospective undergraduate students and their families. http://bruinday.ucla.edu/schedule – then Tours – then Academics/Phonetics Lab (unfortunately no direct link!) We appreciate the undergrad and grad student volunteers who will make this event possible and…

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Category: Faculty, General, Talks

Nina Hyams speaks at UNC-Chapel Hill

Published: April 12, 2013

Nina Hyams is speaking at UNC-Chapel Hill this weekend (April 13). She is the keynote speaker at the UNC-Chapel Hill Spring Colloquium. Her talk is entitled: The acquisition of syntactically encoded evidentiality (based on joint work with Jessica Rett and Lauren Winans)

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ WCCFL 31 (ASU)

Published: February 6, 2013

WCCFL 31 is being held at Arizona State University this weekend. UCLA linguists will be giving a number of talks there: Craig Sailor and Gary Thoms (U. Edinburgh). On the non-existence of non-constituent coordination and non-constituent ellipsis Sun-Ah Jun and Jason Bishop. Implicit phrasing and prominence influence relative clause attachment: evidence from structural priming Martin…

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

Garellek et al in JASA

Published: January 30, 2013

Marc Garellek, Patricia Keating, Christina Esposito (PhD 2006; now at Macalester College) & Jody Kreiman (UCLA Head/Neck Surgery) have a paper published in the most recent issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. It is entitled: Voice quality and tone identification in White Hmong. Congratulations to all!

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