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Category: Conferences

UCLA at CUSP 11!

Published: October 17, 2018

UCLA will be represented at California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics (CUSP) 11, held October 27-28 at UC Berkeley. Maura O’Leary will be presenting joint work with Adrian Brasoveanu, and Beth Sturman will be presenting work that Jessica Rett helped with but only a little bit.

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Category: Faculty, Publications, Talks

Ed Keenan’s new book & lecture series

Published: October 15, 2018

Professor Keenan has published a new book: Eliminating the Universe (Logical Properties of Natural Language) by World Scientific Press. He also gave a one month series of lectures on syntactic typology at the Universite de Paris Nouvelle this Spring.

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Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Language lab published in Journal Cognition

Published: October 11, 2018

There are two papers from the infant lab this year in the Journal Cognition. Megha Sundara & Victoria Mateu are the authors of a paper in the December 2018 issue of Cognition, Lexical stress constrains English-learning infants’ segmentation in a non-native language. Cognition, 181, 105-116. Sundara, M., Ngon, C., Skoruppa, K., Feldman, N. H., Onario, G….

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA Linguists at European Summer Schools

Published: October 11, 2018

UCLA linguists were represented at two Linguistics summer schools held in Europe this summer.  Tim Stowell co-taught a course on Ellipsis with Jim McCloskey (UCSC) at the 2nd Crete Summer School in Linguistics, held at the Universityof Crete at Rethymno from July 16-27. There were 22 faculty members from universities in the US, Canada, and Europe, and approximately 200 enrolled students. UCLA alums on the…

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

UCLA at AMP 2018

Published: October 10, 2018

There were many current UCLA students and UCLA alumni giving talks or posters at the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology, held at UCSD in San Diego from October 5-7, 2018. You can find slides and posters for their presentations on the AMP website. In the picture from left to right are Edward Flemming (PhD 1995;…

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