Graduate Students

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

UCLA linguists at WCCFL 33 @ Simon Fraser U.

Published: March 28, 2015

UCLA is well-represented by both current and former students at this week’s WCCFL at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. Talks: Amanda Ritchart (former undergraduate, now Ph.D. student at UCSD), Grant Goodall (UCSD) and Marc Garellek (Ph.D. 2013, now at UCSD), Prosody and the that-trace effect: an experimental study. Byron Ahn (Ph.D. 2015, now at…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics

Published: March 24, 2015

University of Oregon is hosting the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, and 7 UCLA students will be presenting their work there: Nikos Angelopoulos: Reconsidering the Object (A)symmetry Parameter in Maragoli John Gluckman and Margit Bowler: Transitivity Alternations in Luragooli Sozen Ozkan: Conditionals in Logooli Nico Loccioni: Specificational Copular Constructions in Logoori Eleanor Glewwe and…

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

UCLA linguists at CUNY 28 @ USC

Published: March 21, 2015

The 28th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing is taking place this week at USC. UCLA is well-represented by a number of poster presentations. Jesse Harris & Katy Carlson (Morehead State U.): Focus particles in context: Support for the Broadest Focus Principle Jesse Harris & Katy Carlson (Morehead State U.): Focus marking isn’t enough: The…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Jobs

Yun Jung Kim heads to Emory!

Published: March 2, 2015

Yun Jung Kim has accepted a position of lecturer (tenure-track) in Linguistics and Language and Cognition at the Program in Linguistics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She will be starting in Fall 2015. Congratulations Yun! Stay tuned for her colloquium in May!

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Angelopoulos & Inoue at 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa

Published: February 25, 2015

Nikos Angelopoulos and Yuhi Inoue will both be giving poster presentations at the upcoming 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, to take place this week at the Universita per Stranieri di Perugia, in Perugia, Italy. Their poster titles are: Nikos Angelopoulos & Dimitris Michelioudakis: PP licensing and compounding: Evidence for prepositions as probes. Yuhi Inoue: Genitive Objects in Kansai Japanese

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Mateu, Hyams and Gotowski at GALANA 6

Published: February 18, 2015

Megan Gotowski, Victoria Mateu and Nina Hyams will be giving a talks at the upcoming Generavist Approaches to Language Acquisition: North America (GALANA) conference at the University of Maryland, College Park. Mateu, Victoria E. & Nina Hyams. One is the loneliest number: The acquisition of Spanish indefinite ‘un’. Gotowski, Megan & Becker, Misha (Ph.D. 2000, now…

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Expansion of eligibility for Graduate Summer Research Mentorships

Published: February 10, 2015

As of this year, international students will be eligible to apply for the Graduate Division’s summer research stipends. This is a very welcome expansion of the kinds of summer support available to graduate students in our department! Applications are due Feb. 18. See https://grad.ucla.edu/asis/sfap/srmintro.htm for more information about this program.

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Category: General, Graduate Students

Graduate admissions in progress

Published: February 9, 2015

The department’s admissions committee has made its recommendations for acceptance to the Ph.D. program for Fall 2015, and admissions and waitlist notifications are going out this week. Prospective students will be invited to visit the department Feb. 23-25 and Mar. 2-4. We look forward to meeting them all!  

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