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Category: Celebrations, General

Maura O’Leary to join Swarthmore College faculty

Published: May 31, 2022

Maura O’Leary has just accepted a three-year Visiting Assistant Professorship at Swarthmore College. Maura is a semanticist, field researcher, and teacher who recently defended her dissertation “About time: Lexical, Structural, and Discourse Constraints on the Temporal Interpretation of Nominal Predicates” and will graduate in June. Congrats, Maura, we’ll miss you!

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Category: General, Undergraduate Students

Bruin Linguists Society is excited to be hosting SCULC 2022 this Saturday!

Published: May 19, 2022

SCULC (the Southern California Undergraduate Linguistics Conference) will be held again at the Learning Pavilion in Campbell Hall by the University of California, Los Angeles Linguistics Department and the undergraduate-run linguistics society, Bruin Linguists Society. Founded in 2010 by Bruin Linguists, SCULC was established to create a collaborative and educational environment for the undergraduate linguistics community….

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Category: General

Z.L. Zhou on LSA Executive Committee

Published: May 18, 2022

Z.L. Zhou has been appointed Interim Student Representative to the Executive Committee of the Linguistic Society of America, serving through December 2022. Congratulations Z.L., and thank you for serving our professional society!

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Category: General

Jeremy Steffman to join University of Edinburgh faculty

Published: May 18, 2022

Jeremy Steffman (PhD, 2020) has accepted an offer as Lecturer in Phonetics (equivalent to Assistant Professor in the US) in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Congratulations, Jeremy!!! Jeremy is currently a postdoc at Northwestern University and he will start the Lecturer position in June 2023.

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Category: Conferences

UCLA @ WCCFL 40

Published: May 12, 2022

The 40th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 40) is this weekend, hosted by Stanford University. The program features several talks by UCLA linguists: Huilei Wang: Scoping out of relative clauses in Mandarin Jesse Harris: “Let alone” ellipsis and the case for enduring default focus: A pupillometry study Alum Isabelle Charnavel:…

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Category: General, Jobs

Job Opportunity: Front Desk Coordinator

Published: April 28, 2022

The UCLA Linguistics Department is accepting applications for a Department Coordinator (official title: __Assistant III) to manage front desk operations and provide administrative support for the UCLA Department of Linguistics. This is a full-time, in-person position on the UCLA Campus. For more detailed information on qualifications and duties, please visit UCLA Career Opportunities.

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Category: General

UCLA to host Annual Meeting in Phonology

Published: April 28, 2022

The UCLA Linguistics Department will be the host for the 2022 Annual Meeting in Phonology, the premier conference in the USA for this field of linguistics. The dates are October 21-23, 2022. Current plans are to meet live in Royce Hall at UCLA. For full information visit the conference website at https://linguistics.ucla.edu/amp2022/.

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