Publications

Category: Books, General, Graduate Students

Eleanor Glewwe’s book launch!

Published: October 15, 2014

Congratulations to second-year graduate student Eleanor Glewwe on the Sept. 30 release of her first book, Sparkers, published by Viking Juvenile for Middle Grade readers. Eleanor will have a premier for the release in her hometown of St. Paul MN, but the book’s California launch event (with book signing) will be hosted by Children’s Book…

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Category: Alumni, Awards, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Publications, Undergraduate Students

Summer Happeings II: Publications & Awards

Published: October 1, 2014

Graf awarded the Beth Prize! In August, Thomas Graf (Ph.D. 2012, now at Stony Brook) was awarded the Beth Prize for best dissertation in Logic, Language and Linguistics for 2013, which includes a cash prize and publication offer. Congratulations Thomas!  New NSF grant for Keating and colleagues (repost from department’s news feed) A new UCLA…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Publications

White & Sundara in Cognition

Published: July 1, 2014

Jamie White’s (Ph.D. 2013, now at UCL, previously Ottawa) and Megha Sundara’s paper, Biased generalization of newly learned phonological alternations by 12-month-old infants, just came out in Cognition. Congratulations Jamie and Megha! White, J. & Sundara, M. (2014). Biased generalization of newly learned phonological alternations by 12-month-old infants. Cognition, 133(1), 85-90.

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Category: Faculty, General, Publications

Sundara published in JCL

Published: May 1, 2014

Megha Sundara is a co-author on a paper that recently appeared in the May Issue of Journal of Child Language. Thierry Nazzi, Karima Mersad, Megha Sundara, Galina Iakimova, Linda Polka. (2014). Early word segmentation in infants acquiring Parisian French: task-dependent and dialect-specific aspects. Journal of Child Language, 41(3), pp. 600-633.

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

Prosodic Typology II is out!

Published: January 30, 2014

Modified repost from the the Department’s news page: Professor Sun-Ah Jun has cemented her reputation as one of the world’s leading intonation experts with her massive (600 page) edited volume Prosodic Typology II:  The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing, just out with Oxford University Press. This is the second book in a series, and covers…

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Category: Books, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

New books written in our department

Published: December 5, 2013

Congratulations to four newly published authors in our department! Professors Hilda Koopman, Dominique Sportiche, and Edward Stabler have published their long-awaited syntactic theory textbook An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory.  It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. ——- Graduate student Laura McPherson has completed her 600-page reference grammar, entitled A Grammar of Tommo So.  Tommo So…

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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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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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