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UCLA @ GLOW 43

Published: February 3, 2020

The program for Generative Linguistics in the Old World 43, hosted by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is out now. The following UCLA linguists are presenting: •Travis Major and Harold Torrence: “Say”-chains, not “say”-complementation •Stefan Keine (with Hedde Zeijlstra): Morphology of extraction: Reappraising vP phasehood •Alum Natasha Korotkova: The subjective heart of evidentiality

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Category: Celebrations, General

Major gift from Tom Bye (Ph.D. 1976)

Published: January 31, 2020

The department is thrilled to announce a pledge by the Bohne and Bye Trust for a $2,000,000 gift to establish and support a Linguistics Laboratory Program. The eventual gift will help fund staff, research assistants, equipment, and research in the department’s labs. In the meantime, university matching funds of $500,000 will establish the Thomas J….

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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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