Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students
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…
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…
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.’
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),…
Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Talks
Published: May 25, 2019
There was a good showing of UCLA students and alumni presenting talks and posters at the 27th Manchester Phonology Meeting (mfm) in Manchester, UK. From left to right: Adam Albright (PhD 2002; Professor at MIT), Connor Mayer (3rd year PhD Candidate), Adam Chong (PhD 2017; Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London), Boer Fu (B.A….
Category: Awards, Conferences, General, Graduate Students
Published: April 17, 2019
Fourth year graduate student Richard Stockwell has been awarded a $250 abstract prize from the 43rd Penn Linguistics Conference. Richard’s submission, “Intensionality, contrast and ellipsis,” was one of the three best-reviewed abstracts submitted by graduate students. Congratulations Richard!
Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Talks
Published: April 1, 2019
UCLA students, faculty, and current visitors presented talks and posters the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, held at the University of Colorado, Boulder on March 28-31, 2019. Canaan Breiss. Phonotactic markedness increases processing demands in speech production. Jesse Harris, Chie Nakamura, Beth Sturman, and Sun-Ah Jun. Prosody-meaning mismatches in PP ambiguity: Incremental…
Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students
Published: March 19, 2019
Current and former UCLA Ph.D. students presented at the 6th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC 6), held on February 18-March 4, 2019, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Methodologies for Teaching Mixtec Tones (Octavio Leon Vazquez and Iara Mantenuto), Traditional Music as a central pillar in language documentation: the case of…
Category: Alumni, Conferences, Graduate Students
Published: December 20, 2018
Iara Mantenuto and Ivano Caponigro (PhD 2003, currently associate professor at UCSD) presented their work “Microvariation in Light-headed Relative Clauses: between Teramano Abruzzese and Other Varieties of Italian” at Going Romance, in Utrecht, December 11-14, 2018.
Category: Faculty, General, Talks
Published: November 29, 2018
Associate Professor Jessica Rett was recently featured on a popular podcast, Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness. The episode dealt with the question of how we know what words mean, among other things. A recap article on the interview can be found on the UCLA Humanities Division website.