Faculty

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.  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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