Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Talks
Published: November 1, 2017
Sun-Ah Jun and Taehong Cho (PhD in 2001) each gave an invited talk at the Workshop on Prosody and Prosodic Interfaces in Japanese and Korean, held at the Univ of Hawai’i on Oct. 11, 2017. Larry Hyman (PhD in 1972) participated at the Workshop as an Invited Discussant. The workshop was a satellite meeting of…
Category: Conferences, Faculty, General
Published: October 6, 2017
Victoria Mateu, Nina Hyams and Lauren Winans will be presenting a paper in the upcoming Boston University Conference on Language Development (November 3-5) entitled: Intervention Effects in Early Grammar: Evidence from Sluicing. They also presented a paper, Where Ellipsis Meets Wh-movement: Sluicing in Early Grammar, at the GALA (Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition) conference held…
Category: Conferences, Talks
Published: October 5, 2017
We’re excited to announce that The 3rd Workshop on Turkish, Turkic and Languages of Turkey (Tu+3) will be hosted by our department on November 18-19, 2017. Further information about the workshop is at http://linguistics.ucla.edu/conference/tu3/.
Category: Conferences, Graduate Students, Talks
Published: October 2, 2017
The 5th Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP) was held on September 15-17, 2017 in New York, NY, USA. Eleanor Glewwe, our fifth-year graduate student, gave a talk titled “Substantive bias in phonotactic learning: Positional extension of an obstruent voicing contrast“.
Category: Conferences, Graduate Students
Published: June 27, 2017
Nicoletta Loccioni and Iara Mantenuto presented at the Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Microvariation (TEAM) 2017 conference, from June 22-24, in Padova, Italy. There were two talks from the UCLA PhD Students. Nicoletta Loccioni gave a talk entitled “Definitness in superlatives and variation in Romance,” and Iara Mantenuto gave a talk by the title “Broadening…
Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Talks
Published: June 12, 2017
At the Chicago Linguistic Society 2017 (CLS 53), held on May 25-27, 2017, Sun-Ah Jun gave an Invited talk on “Intonational difference in syntax-marking vs. focus-marking prosodic phrasing”. Eleanor Glewwe gave a talk on “Substantive Bias in Phonotactic Learning: Positional Extension of an Obstruent Voicing Contrast”. Also, two talks were given by our recent Alumi, Thomas…
Category: Conferences, Undergraduate Students
Published: April 25, 2017
Two of our undergraduate students, Daniel Wymark and Andy Xu, are giving oral presentations on their original research at the UCLA Undergraduate Research Week, May 22-26. Congratulations!
Category: Conferences, Labs
Published: April 25, 2017
Several members of the UCLA Language Processing Lab gave presentations at the 2017 CUNY Conference on Human Language Processing at MIT last month, including John Gluckman, Jesse Harris, Marju Kaps, Stephanie Rich, and Ian Rigby. Topics ranged from eye-movement studies of sluicing to the processing of disjunction and garden path sentences.
Published: January 25, 2017
This year’s Going Romance (GR30) was held in Frankfurt, Germany from December 7th through December 10th. Representing UCLA were Nikos Angelopoulos and Dominique Sportiche with a talk entitled: “Reconstructing Scrambling Paths in French and Greek,” and Iara Mantenuto with a poster entitled: “Demonstratives in Teramano: a Decompositional Approach.”
Published: September 1, 2016
The department was well-represented at the Conference on Laboratory Phonology held at Cornell in July 2016, co-organized by Cornell professor Abby Cohn (PhD 1990). Current and former department members (PhDs, postdocs, faculty, undergrads, visitors) attending and/or with presentations at the conference or at one of its satellite sessions included Ann Aly, Jason Bishop (PhD 2013),…