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

UCLA at Speech Prosody 2018

Published: June 29, 2018

There were three presentations by current department members and one presentation by an alumus Jason Bishop (CUNY) and his student at the Speech Prosody international conference, held on June 13-16 2018 in Poznan, Poland. Talk: Jason Bishop & Boram Kim, “Anticipatory shortening: Articulation rate, phrase length, and lookahead in speech production” Jeremy Steffman, “Listeners are…

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

UCLA Linguistics – Lecturer Positions starting Fall 2018

Published: May 31, 2018

The Department is advertising two full time lecturer positions beginning Fall 2018;  Application Deadline: 17-June-2018 Direct links for Applications: Phonetics, Phonology and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03731 Applied Linguistics and Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03710

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