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Category: General

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020!

Published: June 9, 2020

On behalf of the faculty, Teaching Assistants, and staff at UCLA Linguistics, congratulations to the UCLA Linguistics Class of 2020 for all of your hard work! You put in countless minutes, hours, days, weeks, and years into linguistic research in and outside of the classroom. You listened to recordings and live language consultants to train…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Publications

Connor Mayer publishes article in the Journal of Neurophysiology

Published: August 2, 2020

Congratulations to 5th year PhD candidate Connor Mayer and his coauthors Bryan Gick and Sid Fels (University of British Columbia), Chenhao Chiu (National Taiwan University), Erik Widing, Francois Roewer-Despres and Ian Stavness (University of Saskatchewan) for having their paper “Quantal biomechanical effects in speech postures of the lips” accepted to the Journal of Neurophysiology! You…

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Category: General

Tenure for Jesse Harris, and other faculty promotions!

Published: July 8, 2020

We are delighted that Jesse Harris has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Best wishes to Jesse for many happy years at UCLA! Also this month, Jessica Rett has been promoted to Full Professor, and two Full Professors have advanced within that rank in major ways specific to the UC system: Yael Sharvit is…

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Category: General

Tenure for Jianjing Kuang at U Penn

Published: June 8, 2020

Jianjing Kuang (Ph.D 2013) has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1 in the Linguistics Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Congratulations, JJ!

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Category: General

Visiting Faculty Land Tenure-Track Jobs

Published: June 1, 2020

Three temporary faculty members of the department are moving on to tenure-track jobs at other universities. Suzy Ahn, who has been our phonetics/phonology lecturer since January 2019, will be an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department of the University of Ottawa. Shu-hao Shih, who has been our phonology adjunct since summer 2018, will be an Assistant…

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Category: General

Iara Mantenuto to CSU, Dominguez Hills!

Published: May 18, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Iara Mantenuto has been offered and accepted a tenure-track position in the English department of California State University, Dominguez Hills! Congratulations, Iara!

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Category: General

UCLA Corrects Academic Codes for Five Linguistics Majors for STEM Classifications

Published: April 17, 2020

Approved changes to five undergraduate majors within the UCLA Department of Linguistics will open new doors for students. Effective Winter 2020, the changes will extend opportunities for research, scholarships, and jobs only previously available to students in STEM, but students enrolled in any of the five affected majors will still earn a B.A. degree. Originally…

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