Talks

Category: General, Talks, Undergraduate Students

Humanities Welcome: Save the Date – in 1100 Schoenberg Hall

Published: August 11, 2021

Dear Colleagues, Please join us Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 2-4pm in 1100 Schoenberg Hall for the Humanities Welcome. Reception to follow on Schoenberg Courtyard. RSVP and details can be found here: https://humanities.ucla.edu/events/humanities-welcome/ Please note we will be following all UCLA and LA Country protocols for in person events, and if the need should arise at…

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Category: Conferences

Zhuo Chen & Huilei Wang @ SICOGG 23

Published: August 10, 2021

Ph.D. students Zhuo Chen and Huilei Wang will be giving presentations this week at the 23rd Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar (SICOGG 23), the theme of which is “A Comparative Approach to the Syntax-Semantics Interface”: Zhuo Chen: The syntax of two types of Mandarin unconditionals Huilei Wang: Exceptional-scope effects in Mandarin relative clauses

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Aziz & Elkins @ AFLA 28

Published: May 18, 2021

Ph.D. students Jacob Aziz & Noah Elkins will be giving a talk at the 28th Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 28) next week titled Malagasy /nr/-strengthening within and across prosodic boundaries.

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UCLA @ CLS 57

Published: May 3, 2021

The 57th meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 57) is this weekend. The program features two talks by UCLA linguists: Elizabeth Sola-Llonch: A first look at conditionals and counterfactual conditionals in Lachirioag Zapotec Alum Eleanor Glewwe: The phonological determinants of tone in English loanwords in Mandarin

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UCLA @ WCCFL 39

Published: April 8, 2021

The 39th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 39) is this weekend, hosted by the University of Arizona. The program features several talks by UCLA linguists: Canaan Breiss and Hironori Katsuda (with Shigeto Kawahara): Paradigm uniformity is probabilistic: Evidence from velar nasalization in Japanese Dominique Sportiche with Alum Isabelle Charnavel: Taking…

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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

UCLA @ BUCLD

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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