Graduate Students

Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

UCLA at AMP 2018

Published: October 10, 2018

There were many current UCLA students and UCLA alumni giving talks or posters at the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology, held at UCSD in San Diego from October 5-7, 2018. You can find slides and posters for their presentations on the AMP website. In the picture from left to right are Edward Flemming (PhD 1995;…

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

UCLA at LabPhon16

Published: June 29, 2018

The department was well-represented at the Conference on Laboratory Phonology and one of its satellite Symposium meeting (organized by Sun-Ah Jun and ken de Jong) held at Lisbon, Portugal in June 19-22. 2018 (http://labphon16.labphon.org/conference.html). Current and former department members (PhDs, postdocs, faculty, undergrads, visitors) with presentations at the conference included Mary Baltazani (PhD 2002), Taehong…

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

UCLA at Speech Prosody 2018

Published: June 29, 2018

There were three presentations by the current department members and one presentation by an alumus Jason Bishop (CUNY) and his student at the Speech Prosody international conference, held on June 13-16, 2018, at Poznan, Poland (http://sp9.home.amu.edu.pl/index.php). Talk: Jason Bishop & Boram Kim, “Anticipatory shortening: Articulation rate, phrase length, and lookahead in speech production” Jeremy Steffman,…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at SALT 28

Published: May 23, 2018

There were three UCLA presentations at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 28, held on May 18-20, 2018, at MIT.   Ellipsis in tautologous conditionals (Richard Stockwell)   Sloppy binding into relative superlative descriptions (Dylan Bumford)   Domain uniformity in questions (Maayan Abenina-Adar and Yael Sharvit)   Congratulations to Richard, Maayan, Dylan, and Yael!

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Category: Graduate Students

Margit Bowler accepts post-doctoral research position at Manchester University

Published: May 3, 2018

Margit will start work as a postdoctoral research associate on a five year project “The lexical semantics of lexical categories” (PI, Andrew Koontz-Garboden), funded by the European Research Council Consolidator Project. The goal is to elucidate through the study of property concept lexemes (see Dixon 1982, Thompson 1989) and constructions in which they appear, the meaning…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Labs, Talks

UCLA at CLS 54

Published: April 4, 2018

Two talks from the UCLA Language Processing Lab will be presented at the 54th Chicago Linguistic Society, April 26-28, 2018. Graduate student Marju Kaps will present her MA thesis research in a talk titled “Licensing SOV in Estonian: A naturalness rating study”. Jesse Harris will present research with PhD graduate Natasha Korotkova (Konstanz, Tuebingen) in a talk…

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Staff

Breiss and Rich awarded NSF GRF

Published: April 4, 2018

Graduate student Canaan Breiss and lab manager Stephanie Rich have each received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award that provides three years of financial support during five years of graduate training. Congratulations, Canaan and Stephanie!  

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at SALT!

Published: February 10, 2018

A number of UCLA faculty and students will be presenting at SALT 28 this year (congrats, everyone!): Maayan Abenina-Adar (grad student) and Yael Sharvit Dylan Bumford Ethan Poole, “Spurious NPI licensing is covert licensing” (with Jon Ander Mendia & Brian Dillon) Richard Stockwell (grad student), “Ellipsis in tautologous conditionals”

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