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Category: General, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

BLing Halloween Game Night

Published: October 29, 2020

Join the Bruin Linguists Society Halloween Game Night on Saturday, October 31, starting at 7pm PST! We’ll be hanging out and playing Among Us, so if you love the game and want to meet other Bruin Linguists, fill out the RSVP form to receive the link to our Zoom lobby. We’ll see you there! This…

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Category: Alumni, Journal Publications, Publications

Nikos Angelopoulos publishes in Glossa

Published: October 1, 2020

Congratulations to Nikos Angelopoulos (PhD 2019) and coauthors Chris Collins and Arhonto Terzi!  Their paper “Greek and English passives, and the role of by-phrases”  appeared in the September issue of Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 5(1), 90. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.1185.

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Category: Graduate Students

Welcome Entering Graduate Students

Published: September 21, 2020

This year, unlike other years, we will be welcoming our entering cohort virtually!  It’s not ideal, and certainly not what we are accustomed to, but it is our new normal for now.  This year we have seven new doctoral students and one MA Departmental Scholar.  Some have arrived and in Los Angeles, others remain in…

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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

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

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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