Category: Conferences

UCLA @ LSA 2021

Published: January 18, 2021

In addition to the best-abstract awards to Hiro, Jeremy, Maura, and Richard, there were lots of talks and posters by UCLA linguists at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, which was held virtually from 7-10 January: Canaan Breiss: Base effects are probabilistic: a case study in Lexical Conservatism Colin Brown and…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students, Talks

UCLA Linguistics at SSILA

Published: January 13, 2021

UCLA linguistics was well represented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), which was held virtually from January 7-10. Graduate students Madeleine Booth and Elizabeth Sola-Llonch, and Professor Harold Torrence gave a presentation titled “Free Relative Clauses in San Cristóbal Lachirioag Zapotec,” while three…

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Category: Conferences


Published: November 17, 2020

The Boston University Conference on Language Development took place from Nov. 5-8.   The program featured talks by UCLA linguists Jesse Harris, Suh-Ah Jun, Megha Sundara, Canaan Briess, and Laurel Perkins: Chie Nakamura, Jesse Harris, & Sun-Ah Jun, “Learning to anticipate with unconventional prosodic mappings: The L2 advantage” (poster) Megha Sundara & Canaan Briess, “Infants are…

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Category: Conferences


Published: November 5, 2020

The 51st Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS) is this weekend, hosted by Université du Québec à Montréal. The program features several talks by UCLA linguists: Zhuo Chen: Mandarin conditionals: the external syntax, order preservation and cyclic linearization Tim Hunter (with Robert Frank): Comparing methods of tree-construction across mildly context-sensitive formalisms Travis…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at Fall 2019 ASA meeting

Published: December 10, 2019

The Department was well-represented at the December 2019 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego. Current faculty and students who were authors of posters include: Suzy Ahn, Jake Aziz, Phill Barnett, Matt Faytak, Jinyoung Jo, Hiro Katsuda, Pat Keating, Jennifer Kuo, Connor Mayer, Christine Prechtel, Brice Roberts, Jeremy Steffman, Megha Sundara, Gabe…

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Labs


Published: October 31, 2019

UCLA linguists turned up for CAMP (CAlifornia Meeting on Psycholinguistics) 3, held at the woodsy UC Santa Cruz October 26-27, 2019. Participants persevered even as the power was cut on day two of the workshop! Mapping Remnant and Correlate in Persian Stripping – Vahideh Rasekhi & Jesse Harris Processing coordination ambiguity in context: Eye-tracking evidence…

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Category: Conferences

UCLA at Sinn und Bedeutung 24

Published: September 24, 2019

UCLA was represented well at Germany’s 24th Sinn und Bedeutung conference for semantics, pragmatics, and the philosophy of language. Graduate student Maayan Abenina-Adar gave a talk entitled ‘Interesting interrogatives,’ and Professor Jessica Rett gave a talk entitled ‘Eliminating EARLIEST: a general semantics for before and after.’

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


Published: August 14, 2019

Many current and past department members attended the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Melbourne, Australia this month. Adam Chong and Pat arranged an evening social at a local bar. The photo above shows Adam Royer, Beth Sturman, Meng Yang, Ho-Hsien Pan (former visiting scholar), Sun-Ah Jun, Mary Baltazani (PhD 2002), Marc Garellek (PhD 2013),…

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