Graduate Students

Category: Awards, Graduate Students

Margit Bowler wins Young Graduate Student Award

Published: April 25, 2017

Graduate Student Margit Bowler has just been chosen as a recipient of the very competitive Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Awards for 2016-17. The College Deans select award recipients annually based on a review of applications and faculty recommendations. The awards recognize outstanding graduate students for exemplary academic achievement, research, and service to…

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Category: Alumni, Graduate Students

UCLA alumni at SALT 2017

Published: April 24, 2017

Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 27 will take place at the University of Maryland this year, and will include two UCLA alumni: Isabelle Charnavel (UCLA 2012) will present a poster titled “Non-at-issueness of since-clauses” Jos Tellings (UCLA 2016) will present a posted titled “Still as an additive particle in subjunctive conditionals”

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

WCCFL 34 at the University of Utah

Published: May 6, 2016

This past weekend,  The University of Utah hosted The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. UCLA students and faculty were of those who presented this year. Talks: A linguistic study using social media: Phonotactically-driven rendaku in surnames, Yu Tanaka, UCLA graduate Posters: Bound tense in Relative Clauses: evidence from VP-ellipsis, Sam Alxatib, CUNY & Yael…

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Category: Awards, Graduate Students

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Program Awardees

Published: April 22, 2016

11 of our graduate students have been awarded the Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Program (GSRM), 4 of whom are receiving the GSRM for a second time. The program supports students so that they may pursue a research project with a faculty mentor over the summer, culminating in a paper in the fall. Awardees will receive $6,000 stipend,…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA SCAMPers @ USCD

Published: April 11, 2016

SCAMP: Southern California April Meeting on Phonology was held at UCSD over the weekend (thank you to Eric Baković (UCSD) for organizing it!). A number of UCLA phonologists had talks/posters: Talk: Adam Chong: Looking under the hood: Korean palatalization and derived environment effects Stephanie Shih (UC Merced) & Kie Zuraw: Phonological conditions on Tagalog adjective-noun…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

The LSA 2016 Annual Meeting (Washington DC)

Published: January 28, 2016

This year we had several students present and our very own Patricia Keating was an invited plenary speaker. Her talk was titled ““Voice Quality Variation Within and Across Languages” Among the UCLA students, the following are those that presented with their talk titles: Adam Chong – “Learning consequences of derived-environment effects” Jesse Zymet – “A…

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Category: Fieldwork, Graduate Students

Margit Bowler’s Invited Talk at Stanford

Published: November 5, 2015

Margit Bowler, a 4th year graduate student doing fieldwork in semantics in Walpri, was invited to give a talk at the Stanford Department of Linguistics on November 4th. A short description of the talk follows: “In this talk, I evaluate the status of degrees in Warlpiri (Pama-Nyungan, Australia). I present Warlpiri data collected following Beck,…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

2015 AMP Presentations

Published: October 17, 2015

The 2015 Annual Meeting on Phonology took place last weekend in Vancouver, Canada. It was held jointly by UBC and Simon Fraser U. Kie Zuraw was one of the plenary speakers with her talk entitled: Morphologically complex words: pure reduction vs. structure Adam Chong also gave a poster presentation: The relationship between static and dynamic…

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