Graduate Students

Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Talks

UCLA Linguistics at SSILA

Published: January 13, 2021

UCLA linguistics was well represented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), which was held virtually from January 7-10. Graduate students Madeleine Booth and Elizabeth Sola-Llonch, and Professor Harold Torrence gave a presentation titled “Free Relative Clauses in San Cristóbal Lachirioag Zapotec,” while three…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

BLing Halloween Game Night

Published: October 29, 2020

Join the Bruin Linguists Society Halloween Game Night on Saturday, October 31, starting at 7pm PST! We’ll be hanging out and playing Among Us, so if you love the game and want to meet other Bruin Linguists, fill out the RSVP form to receive the link to our Zoom lobby. We’ll see you there! This…

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Category: Graduate Students

Welcome Entering Graduate Students

Published: September 21, 2020

This year, unlike other years, we will be welcoming our entering cohort virtually!  It’s not ideal, and certainly not what we are accustomed to, but it is our new normal for now.  This year we have seven new doctoral students and one MA Departmental Scholar.  Some have arrived and in Los Angeles, others remain in…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Publications

Connor Mayer publishes article in the Journal of Neurophysiology

Published: August 2, 2020

Congratulations to 5th year PhD candidate Connor Mayer and his coauthors Bryan Gick and Sid Fels (University of British Columbia), Chenhao Chiu (National Taiwan University), Erik Widing, Francois Roewer-Despres and Ian Stavness (University of Saskatchewan) for having their paper “Quantal biomechanical effects in speech postures of the lips” accepted to the Journal of Neurophysiology! You…

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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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