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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 meeting (organized by Sun-Ah Jun and ken de Jong) held at Lisbon, Portugal in June 19-22. 2018 (http://labphon16.labphon.org/conference.html). Current and former department members (PhDs, postdocs, faculty, undergrads, visitors) with presentations at the conference included Mary Baltazani (PhD 2002), Taehong…

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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 the 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, at Poznan, Poland (http://sp9.home.amu.edu.pl/index.php). Talk: Jason Bishop & Boram Kim, “Anticipatory shortening: Articulation rate, phrase length, and lookahead in speech production” Jeremy Steffman,…

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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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Category: Events, Faculty, General

Friends of Linguistics Lectures on ASL

Published: May 23, 2018

The UCLA Department of Linguistics is proud to announce two lectures highlighting ASL during the 2018 Friends of Linguistics event. A reception will follow. For more information, please see this flyer. Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:00 PM Understanding the Deaf World by Benjamin Lewis Lecturer in American Sign Language, UCLA 5:45 PM The Emergence of…

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

Job Posting for UCLA Linguistics

Published: May 14, 2018

The Department is advertising two 2-year teaching positions beginning Fall 2018; the deadline for applications is May 28. Click here for information about the positions and how to apply Direct links for Applications: Phonetics, Phonology and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03680 Syntax, Semantics and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03679 Application Deadline: 28-May-2018 

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Staff

Breiss and Rich awarded NSF GRF

Published: April 4, 2018

Graduate student Canaan Breiss and lab manager Stephanie Rich have each received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award that provides three years of financial support during five years of graduate training. Congratulations, Canaan and Stephanie!  

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Category: Alumni, General, Jobs

Sameer Khan awarded tenure at Reed!

Published: December 13, 2017

Department alumni, Sameer ud Dowla Khan (Ph.D. 2008), who is currently an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, has recently been awarded tenure! Congratulations Sameer!

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