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Category: General

Celebration of Biggs Chair

Published: November 4, 2019

  Shown in the photo are Bruce Hayes, Theresa and Henry Biggs, and Dean David Schaberg. On Oct. 30, the department celebrated the establishment of the Theresa A. and Henry P. Biggs Centennial Term Chair in Linguistics with a reception and lecture. The Chair has been endowed by the Biggses to honor Prof. Bruce Hayes,…

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Labs

UCLA at CAMP3

Published: October 31, 2019

UCLA linguists turned up for CAMP (CAlifornia Meeting on Psycholinguistics) 3, held at the woodsy UC Santa Cruz October 26-27, 2019. Participants persevered even as the power was cut on day two of the workshop! Mapping Remnant and Correlate in Persian Stripping – Vahideh Rasekhi & Jesse Harris Processing coordination ambiguity in context: Eye-tracking evidence…

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Category: Awards, Celebrations, Faculty, General

Jessica Rett is receiving the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award

Published: October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Jessica Rett! The 2020 winner of the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award is the “Pop-Up Mentoring Program (PUMP)”, whose organizers facilitate short-term mentoring of linguists by linguists. Our own Jessica Rett is one of the six organizers receiving the award, which will be presented at the New Orleans Annual Meeting in…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Publications

Richard Stockwell and Deborah Wong to Present at the 50th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society

Published: September 27, 2019

Richard Stockwell & Deborah Wong will be presenting their paper “Sprouting and the structure of ‘except’-phrases” at the upcoming 50th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 50) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October 25th – 27th, 2019

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Publications

Minqi Liu’s Summer Events

Published: September 27, 2019

This past Summer, Minqi Liu attended the third Crete Summer School of Linguistics, (CreteLing 2019), at the University of Crete. She also presented a joint work with Nina Hyams and Victoria Mateu in the 14th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition conference, (GALA 14), in Milan, Italy. The talk was entitled Sluicing in Child Mandarin: Effects…

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Category: Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Publications

Jeremy Steffman published two journal papers at JASA

Published: September 26, 2019

Jeremy Steffman (4th year PhD candidate) published two papers at the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), one by himself and the other with Sun-Ah Jun. Congratulations!!!  Below is the publication info. Steffman, J. (2019). Phrase-final lengthening modulates listeners’ perception of vowel duration as a cue to coda stop voicing. The Journal of the…

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Category: General

Pat Keating ends term as IPA president

Published: August 16, 2019

IPA presidents serve a 4-year term from one ICPhS meeting to the next. At the Melbourne meeting this month, Pat Keating ended her term by helping to open the Congress [photo 1] and by conducting the IPA’s business meeting, where she gave the outgoing president’s report and welcomed the incoming members of the Executive [photo…

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