Graduate Students

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Craig Sailor heads to Groningen!

Published: January 9, 2014

Craig Sailor is finishing shortly and will be off to a postdoctoral scholar appointment at the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands.  Craig will be working with Mark de Vries on a project dealing with the syntax of parentheticals and ellipsis. Congratulations Craig!

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Talks

UCLA Linguists brave the cold at LSA 2014 in Minneapolis

Published: January 6, 2014

A number of UCLA linguists traded the sunny weather of LA for the freezing temperatures of Minneapolis to present at the annual meeting of the LSA. Byron Ahn & Craig Sailor, Obligatory Gaps in Non-Finite Clauses Byron Ahn, The Syntax of Phrasal Stress “Exceptions” (Poster) Laura McPherson, A maxent model of tone-tune association in Tommo…

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Category: Books, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

New books written in our department

Published: December 5, 2013

Congratulations to four newly published authors in our department! Professors Hilda Koopman, Dominique Sportiche, and Edward Stabler have published their long-awaited syntactic theory textbook An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory.  It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. ——- Graduate student Laura McPherson has completed her 600-page reference grammar, entitled A Grammar of Tommo So.  Tommo So…

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UCLA linguists at BUCLD

Published: November 11, 2013

The annual Boston University Conference of Language Development took place recently (Nov 1 – 3). UCLA was well represented by a number of talks and posters: 1) Jamie White (Ph.D. 13, now at University of Ottawa): Role of perceptual similarity in the acquisition of phonological alternations: A biased Maximum Entropy learning model 2) Megha Sundara,…

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Summer news

Published: October 8, 2013

————————————————————————————————- UCLA Linguists At The 2013 LSA Linguistic Institute (Also posted on Department’s news page) Pat Keating writes: The department was well-represented at the month-long Institute in Ann Arbor this past summer. Three courses were taught by current department members: “Quantitative and Computational Phonology” by Bruce Hayes, “Articulatory Phonetics” by Pat Keating, and “Language Typology”…

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