Graduate Students

Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA Linguists at European Summer Schools

Published: October 11, 2018

UCLA linguists were represented at two Linguistics summer schools held in Europe this summer.  Tim Stowell co-taught a course on Ellipsis with Jim McCloskey (UCSC) at the 2nd Crete Summer School in Linguistics, held at the Universityof Crete at Rethymno from July 16-27. There were 22 faculty members from universities in the US, Canada, and Europe, and approximately 200 enrolled students. UCLA alums on the…

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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 meetings (organized by Sun-Ah Jun and ken de Jong) held on June 19-22, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. Current and former department members (Ph.D.s, postdocs, faculty, undergrads, visitors) with presentations at the conference included Mary Baltazani (Ph.D. 2002), Taehong Cho…

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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 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 in Poznan, Poland. Talk: Jason Bishop & Boram Kim, “Anticipatory shortening: Articulation rate, phrase length, and lookahead in speech production” Jeremy Steffman, “Listeners are…

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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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