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Category: General, Talks, Undergraduate Students

Humanities Welcome: Save the Date – in 1100 Schoenberg Hall

Published: August 11, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Please join us Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 2-4pm in 1100 Schoenberg Hall for the Humanities Welcome. Reception to follow on Schoenberg Courtyard. RSVP and details can be found here: https://humanities.ucla.edu/events/humanities-welcome/ Please note we will be following all UCLA and LA Country protocols for in person events, and if the need should arise at…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Jobs

Canaan Breiss accepts postdoc at MIT

Published: July 22, 2021

Graduate student Canaan Breiss has accepted a postdoc position at the Computational Psycholinguistics Laboratory in the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, with Roger Levy as PI. Canaan will work on a large, multidisciplinary project associated with the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab on low-resource language learning at the intersection of natural language processing, machine…

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Category: General

Connor Mayer to UC Irvine

Published: May 12, 2021

Our finishing graduate student, Connor Mayer, will be taking a position in Fall 2021 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Language Science at the University of California, Irvine. Connor is a multidisciplinary specialist in phonology, phonetics, and computational linguistics, with a language specialization in Uyghur. Congratulations, Connor!

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Category: General

2021 Linguistics Graduating Seniors – Call for Student Clip Submissions

Published: May 10, 2021

Dear 2021 Linguistics Graduating Seniors,   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will celebrate your graduation from the Linguistics Department via a virtual department ceremony. Though it was not how you imagined your graduation to be, we will make this celebration as special as possible for all our graduating students.    Our 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony will launch on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 1:00 PM on the Department…

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Category: General

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 19: Call for Commencement Senior Speaker

Published: May 3, 2021

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 19, 2021** Calling all 2021 Linguistics Graduating Seniors! It is that time of the year to celebrate the Linguistics undergraduate majors and minors who are graduating! This year, the Linguistics Department will host a virtual department graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 12, 2021. As part of this momentous occasion, we invite…

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Category: General

Professor David Goldstein Awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship

Published: April 8, 2021

Professor David Goldstein of our department and the Program in Indo-European Studies has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2022-23 for his project “Cascades of change: How domino effects shape language”. In this project, Professor Goldstein will examine how one linguistic change increases (or decreases) the probability of subsequent changes. See the UCLA news article…

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Category: Alumni, Awards, General

Congratulations to Marju Kaps, recipient of the CUNY Young Scholar Award!

Published: March 5, 2021

Congratulations to Marju Kaps (PhD 2020), who was awarded the Jerrold J. Katz Young Scholar Award for her 2020 talk “Processing coordination ambiguity in context: Eye- tracking evidence from Estonian” at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Marju recently accepted a lectureship at Birkbeck College, University of London. Congratulations, Marju!

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Category: General

Course Evaluations Are Now Available

Published: March 3, 2021

It’s time to evaluate instructors for Winter 2021 courses! Students have until 8:00 AM PST on March 16 to complete confidential evaluations. Students can log in to MyUCLA at any time while the surveys are active to complete them. In addition to completing course evaluations, we would also appreciate student feedback about remote instruction in…

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