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Victoria Mateu offered tenure at UCLA

Published: March 22, 2019

It is our great pleasure to announce that Victoria Mateu (PhD 2016) has accepted a tenure track position in the UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Effective July 1 Victoria will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics. Congratulations Victoria!

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

Claire Moore-Cantwell and Ethan Poole accept faculty positions

Published: March 22, 2019

We are excited to announce that Claire Moore-Cantwell (UMass 2016) and Ethan Poole (UMass 2017) have accepted our offers, and will join our faculty as of July 2019. Claire’s research is on probabilistic patterns in phonology, using ERP and behavioral experiments and computational modeling. Ethan’s research is in syntax, semantics, and their interface, especially movement…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students

UCLA at ICLDC 6

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…

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Category: Faculty, Graduate Students

Edward L. Keenan Mathematics & Language Graduate Fund

Published: March 14, 2019

Prof. Ed Keenan and Dr. Carol Archie have made a generous gift to the department to support fellowships for graduate students who use mathematics to understand language, or who study theoretical computational linguistics. The department is deeply grateful to Ed and Carol. Ed has been at UCLA since 1974; he retired as Distinguished Professor in…

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Category: Faculty, General

Tenure for David Goldstein

Published: February 26, 2019

Prof. David Goldstein, of the Linguistics Department and the Program in Indo-European Studies, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2019. Congratulations, David!

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UCLA at Going Romance

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.

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Category: Conferences, Graduate Students

Iara Mantenuto at EILN 2018

Published: November 27, 2018

Iara Mantenuto presented her work entitled “The double nature of additive ga in San Sebastián del Monte Mixtec” at the Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste (EILN 2018) in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

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