Faculty

Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Language lab published in Journal Cognition

Published: October 11, 2018

There are two papers from the infant lab this year in the Journal Cognition. Megha Sundara & Victoria Mateu are the authors of a paper in the December 2018 issue of Cognition, Lexical stress constrains English-learning infants’ segmentation in a non-native language. Cognition, 181, 105-116. Sundara, M., Ngon, C., Skoruppa, K., Feldman, N. H., Onario, G….

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA Linguists at European Summer Schools

Published: October 11, 2018

UCLA linguists were represented at two Linguistics summer schools held in Europe this summer.  Tim Stowell co-taught a course on Ellipsis with Jim McCloskey (UCSC) at the 2nd Crete Summer School in Linguistics, held at the Universityof Crete at Rethymno from July 16-27. There were 22 faculty members from universities in the US, Canada, and Europe, and approximately 200 enrolled students. UCLA alums on the…

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

Job postings in Linguistics

Published: September 14, 2018

The Department is advertising three tenure-track faculty positions: Application for first language acquisition due on October 15. Applications for phonology and syntax positions due on October 20.  

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Category: Faculty, General, Publications

UCLA linguists in JASA

Published: September 14, 2018

Neda Vesselinova, Jody Kreiman, and Pat Keating are among the authors of a paper in the July issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, “Towards understanding speaker discrimination abilities in humans and machines for text-independent short utterances of different speech styles”. This work is part of an NSF-funded project in Electrical Engineering,…

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Category: Faculty, General, Labs

Welcome to new Postdoctoral Fellows

Published: August 28, 2018

The department is delighted to welcome two postdocs this summer: Dr. Vahideh Rasekhi, the first recipient of the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics, and Dr. Matt Faytak, a phonetician working under new chair Pat Keating’s supervision. Vahideh comes to us from Stonybrook University, with a dissertation on “Ellipsis and Information Structure: Evidence from Persian”. This…

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

UCLA at LabPhon16

Published: June 29, 2018

The department was well-represented at the Conference on Laboratory Phonology and one of its satellite Symposium meetings (organized by Sun-Ah Jun and ken de Jong) held on June 19-22, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. Current and former department members (Ph.D.s, postdocs, faculty, undergrads, visitors) with presentations at the conference included Mary Baltazani (Ph.D. 2002), Taehong Cho…

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