Graduate Students

Category: Awards, Graduate Students

Blake Lehman wins Lenart Graduate Travel Fellowship

Published: April 14, 2020

Congratulations to S. Blake Lehman who was just awarded the Harry and Yvonne Lenart Graduate Travel Fellowship. The fellowship is highly competitive and provides funds for travel and living expenses to UCLA Humanities grad students to conduct research in foreign countries. Blake will be traveling to Amedzofe, Ghana to gather data on the Ghana-Togo Mountain…

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Category: Awards, Fieldwork, General, Graduate Students

Iara Mantenuto receives grant from the Foundation for Endangered Languages

Published: March 13, 2020

Congratulations to PhD candidate Iara Mantenuto for receiving a Foundation for Endangered Languages Grant! These grants go to “projects that focus on the revitalisation of an endangered language and/or support the use of an endangered language in its community.” Iara’s grant will fund her project “Signs and games: strategies for involving the youth in the…

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Category: Celebrations, Graduate Students

Congratulations Sozen Ozkan

Published: February 18, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Sozen Ozkan, who has been offered a position as a Research Project Manager in NLP and Speech Group at ETS in Princeton. We would like to wish her the best of luck in her new position.

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at Fall 2019 ASA meeting

Published: December 10, 2019

The Department was well-represented at the December 2019 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego. Current faculty and students who were authors of posters include: Suzy Ahn, Jake Aziz, Phill Barnett, Matt Faytak, Jinyoung Jo, Hiro Katsuda, Pat Keating, Jennifer Kuo, Connor Mayer, Christine Prechtel, Brice Roberts, Jeremy Steffman, Megha Sundara, Gabe…

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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: 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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