Graduate Students

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

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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Fall Quarter starts! Welcome new students!

Published: September 26, 2013

The UCLA Linguistics blog is back! This Fall we welcome 6 new graduate students, 3 new departmental scholars and 2 visiting students. Incoming class of graduate students: 1) Nikolas Angelopoulos (Cambridge University) 2) Ann Bailey (UCLA Spanish & Portuguese) 3) Eleanor Glewwe (Swarthmore College) 4) Yuhi Inoue (Kobe City University) 5) Sozen Ozkan (Syracuse University)…

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UCLA linguists at the International Congress of Linguists (Geneva, 21-27 July)

Published: July 22, 2013

The once-every-five years International Congress of Linguists is currently taking place in Geneva. A number of UCLA linguists (faculty, graduate students and alumni) will be presenting their work. Byron Ahn: “Universality and Subject-Oriented Reflexivity” Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D. 2012): “A Unified Analysis of Iddi Terms (terms expressing identity and difference) based on French data (même ‘same’,…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

McPherson published in Language.

Published: June 20, 2013

A co-authored paper by Laura McPherson and Jeffrey Heath (University of Michigan) just appeared in the most recent issue of Language. You’ll find the paper on Project MUSE’s website. Heath, J. & McPherson, L. (2013). Tonosyntax and reference restriction in Dogon NPs. Language, 89(2), 265-296.

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Doctoral Celebration!

Published: June 14, 2013

This past quarter we’ve enjoyed a terrific series of colloquium talks by seven finishing Ph.D. students – an unusually high number of student talks in a single quarter. Many thanks, and congratulations, to Jianjing Kuang, Thomas Graf, Jamie White, Grace Kuo, Jason Bishop, Marc Garellek, and Nancy Ward Finifter. The festivities culminated yesterday (12 June) with…

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Published: June 13, 2013

Members of the UCLA Phonetics Lab and friends from Head/Neck Surgery participated in the lab’s once-every-few-years human dissection class this week. We got a first hand look at the anatomical structures involved in speech production. Thanks so much to Dr. Ming Ye and Dr. Jennifer Long for guiding us in the whole process! We even…

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Homer goes to CNRS!

Published: June 11, 2013

Vincent Homer (Ph.D. 2010), currently at École Normale Supérierue (ENS, Paris) will be moving to the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) this October where he will be a chargé de recherche (associate scientist). Congratulations Vincent!

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Khan becomes Assistant Professor at Reed!

Published: June 10, 2013

Sameer ud Dowla Khan (Ph.D. 2008) has accepted a tenure-track position at Reed College in Portland Oregon. Sameer was formerly a Visiting Assistant Professor at Reed. He begins his new position as Assistant Professor this coming fall and joins fellow UCLA alumnus Matt Pearson (Ph.D. 2000) as a faculty member. Congratulations Sameer!

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