Graduate Students

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: Graduate Students

Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation

Published: March 31, 2021

We extend our appreciation to all Linguistic Department Graduate and Professional Students for their hard-work and contributions. We will celebrate our Graduate and Professional Students during the week-long Appreciation event beginning April 5th to April 9th. Please visit the Graduate Student Resource Center to find all of the campus-wide virtual events, giveaways, and additional messages of…

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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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