News

Category: Faculty, General

Tenure for Tim Hunter

Published: May 16, 2019

Prof. Tim Hunter, of the Linguistics Department and the Program in Computational Linguistics, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2019. Congratulations, Tim!

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Category: Faculty, Fieldwork, Jobs, Staff

Temporary faculty positions in Linguistics for next year

Published: May 14, 2019

The department is advertising for the following faculty for next year: – Assistant Adjunct Professor in language acquisition/syntax/semantics Two-year position, ad closes 21 May 2019 or until filled https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04479   – Lecturer in phonetics and phonology One-year position, ad closes 17 June 2019 https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04560   – Lecturer in Applied Linguistics One-year position, ad closes 26…

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Travis Major is awarded the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Published: May 13, 2019

Congratulations to linguistics graduate student Travis Major for being chosen as a recipient of the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award. These awards “recognize outstanding graduate students for exemplary academic achievement, research, and service to the campus and the community.” Only four graduate students at UCLA are chosen to receive this…

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Category: Alumni, General, Graduate Students

UCLA linguists at the Career Development Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

Published: April 29, 2019

UCLA linguistics graduate students met with colleagues in academia and industry at a roundtable at the UCLA Career Development Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars to discuss career paths in linguistics and navigating the intersection of professional life and personal identity. From left: Megan Risdal (M.A linguistics, UCLA, ’15), Marju Kaps (Linguistics PhD candidate,…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Talks

UCLA at CUNY 2019

Published: April 1, 2019

UCLA students, faculty, and current visitors presented talks and posters the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, held at the University of Colorado, Boulder on March 28-31, 2019. Canaan Breiss. Phonotactic markedness increases processing demands in speech production. Jesse Harris, Chie Nakamura, Beth Sturman, and Sun-Ah Jun. Prosody-meaning mismatches in PP ambiguity: Incremental…

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