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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at Fall 2018 ASA meeting

Published: November 15, 2018

Two department members presented posters at the recent Acoustical Society of America meeting: Matt Faytak (The Suzhou Chinese “apical” and “fricative” vowels: Uniformity and idiosyncrasy) and Connor Mayer (A biomechanical model for infant speech and aerodigestive movements (with In Stavness and Bryan Gick)). In addition, many alums had presentations, including: Dani Byrd, Taehong Cho, Justin…

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

Jesse Harris, Jeremy Steffman and Z.L. Zhou at ETAP4

Published: November 6, 2018

Professor Jesse Harris and graduate students Jeremy Steffman and Z.L. Zhou presented talks and posters at the 4th Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP). They were joined by Byron Ahn (an alumnus), Emily Gasser, and Donna Jo Napoli (who are both from Swarthmore). Talks: Intonational categories and implicit speech rate normalization: evidence for awareness…

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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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