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Canaan Breiss accepts postdoc at MIT

Published: July 22, 2021

Graduate student Canaan Breiss has accepted a postdoc position at the Computational Psycholinguistics Laboratory in the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, with Roger Levy as PI. Canaan will work on a large, multidisciplinary project associated with the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab on low-resource language learning at the intersection of natural language processing, machine…

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Category: Jobs

Postdoctoral Position in Iranian Linguistics Open

Published: July 2, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at UCLA. The fellowship will have an initial term of one year, with up to two additional years possible. For more information, please see our Job Opportunities page.

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Category: Jobs

Student Affairs Officer Position Open

Published: July 2, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for one full-time Undergraduate Student Affairs Officer (UG SAO). The UG SAO oversees all undergraduate student affairs in the Department of Linguistics with primary responsibility of approximately 450 undergraduate students in nine majors, one minor, and one specialization. For more information, please see our Job Opportunities page.

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Category: Conferences

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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Category: General

Connor Mayer to UC Irvine

Published: May 12, 2021

Our finishing graduate student, Connor Mayer, will be taking a position in Fall 2021 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Language Science at the University of California, Irvine. Connor is a multidisciplinary specialist in phonology, phonetics, and computational linguistics, with a language specialization in Uyghur. Congratulations, Connor!

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Category: General

2021 Linguistics Graduating Seniors – Call for Student Clip Submissions

Published: May 10, 2021

Dear 2021 Linguistics Graduating Seniors,   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will celebrate your graduation from the Linguistics Department via a virtual department ceremony. Though it was not how you imagined your graduation to be, we will make this celebration as special as possible for all our graduating students.    Our 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony will launch on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 1:00 PM on the Department…

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Category: General

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 19: Call for Commencement Senior Speaker

Published: May 3, 2021

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 19, 2021** Calling all 2021 Linguistics Graduating Seniors! It is that time of the year to celebrate the Linguistics undergraduate majors and minors who are graduating! This year, the Linguistics Department will host a virtual department graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 12, 2021. As part of this momentous occasion, we invite…

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Category: Conferences

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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Category: Jobs

UCLA Linguistics and Swahili Lecturer Positions Open for AY 21-22

Published: April 15, 2021

The UCLA Department of Linguistics invites applications for full-time and/or part-time Lecturers for the 2021-2022 academic year to teach undergraduate courses in introductory linguistics, syntax, language acquisition, bilingualism, historical linguistics, general and applied phonetics, applied phonology, sociolinguistics, and Swahili. For more information, please see our Job Opportunities.

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