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Category: General

Ben Eischens to join the faculty

Published: March 30, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Ben Eischens (Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz expected 2022) has accepted our offer to join our department as an assistant professor as of July 1. Ben’s recent research is on the phonology and phonetics of San Martín Peras Mixtec, an Otomanguean language of Oaxaca, Mexico, though he has previously also…

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LING & CS ALUMNI PANEL

Published: January 21, 2022

If you are interested in learning more about computational linguistics and what you can pursue as a Linguistics & Computer Science major, join us for our virtual Ling & CS Alumni Panel / Info Session on Wednesday, January 26, at 1:00PM – 2:00PM PST. We are so fortunate to have two UCLA Ling & CS alumni panelists, Jonathan Quach and Su Thaw, joining us that day to…

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New Space for Linguistics TA Meetings

Published: January 4, 2022

Fall 2021 was the first use of our new, completely renovated space for Linguistics TA meetings, Rolfe 1110. This space comprises 3 small rooms with doors and whiteboard walls (2 are shown below), and one larger area normally divided into two by a portable whiteboard. Because it’s directly under the Humanities Technology classroom, the Wi-Fi…

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Speech Language Pathology (SLP) Panel on November 16, 2021

Published: November 12, 2021

For undergraduates interested in learning more about Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), we hope you can come to our virtual SLP Panel / Info Session on Tuesday, November 16, at 3:00pm – 4:00pm. We are so fortunate to have two UCLA Linguistics alumni panelists, Vanessa Zamora and Jennifer Gethers, joining us that day to answer your questions…

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UCLA @ BUCLD 46

Published: November 5, 2021

Presenting virtually from Boston from Nov. 4-7, the 46th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 46) features work from UCLA linguists Katya Khlystova, Minqi Liu, Laurel Perkins and Megha Sundara, as well as alumni Adam Chong (*17), Victoria Mateu (*16; UCLA department of Spanish and Portuguese) and Adam Royer (*21). • Kiwako Ito,…

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Graduate Student Affairs Officer Position Open

Published: November 4, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks a Graduate Student Affairs Officer for immediate placement. The Graduate Student Affairs Officer (Grad SAO) oversees all aspects of the student affairs program, including graduate and undergraduate services, for the Department of Linguistics. For more information, see our Job Opportunities.

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Lecturer Positions Open for AY 2021-2022

Published: November 4, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for full-time and/or part-time Lecturers for the 2021-2022 academic year to teach undergraduate courses in introductory linguistics, syntax, language acquisition, bilingualism, historical linguistics, general and applied phonetics, applied phonology, etc. Ph.D. required (specialization in related field desirable). For more information, see our Job Opportunities.

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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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