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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at SALT 28

Published: May 23, 2018

There were three UCLA presentations at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 28, held on May 18-20, 2018, at MIT.   Ellipsis in tautologous conditionals (Richard Stockwell)   Sloppy binding into relative superlative descriptions (Dylan Bumford)   Domain uniformity in questions (Maayan Abenina-Adar and Yael Sharvit)   Congratulations to Richard, Maayan, Dylan, and Yael!

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Category: Faculty, General, Jobs

Job Posting for UCLA Linguistics

Published: May 14, 2018

The Department is advertising two 2-year teaching positions beginning Fall 2018; the deadline for applications is May 28. Click here for information about the positions and how to apply Direct links for Applications: Phonetics, Phonology and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03680 Syntax, Semantics and General Linguistics: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03679 Application Deadline: 28-May-2018 

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Category: Graduate Students

Margit Bowler accepts post-doctoral research position at Manchester University

Published: May 3, 2018

Margit will start work as a postdoctoral research associate on a five year project “The lexical semantics of lexical categories” (PI, Andrew Koontz-Garboden), funded by the European Research Council Consolidator Project. The goal is to elucidate through the study of property concept lexemes (see Dixon 1982, Thompson 1989) and constructions in which they appear, the meaning…

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

UCLA at CLS 54

Published: April 4, 2018

Two talks from the UCLA Language Processing Lab will be presented at the 54th Chicago Linguistic Society, April 26-28, 2018. Graduate student Marju Kaps will present her MA thesis research in a talk titled “Licensing SOV in Estonian: A naturalness rating study”. Jesse Harris will present research with PhD graduate Natasha Korotkova (Konstanz, Tuebingen) in a talk…

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Staff

Breiss and Rich awarded NSF GRF

Published: April 4, 2018

Graduate student Canaan Breiss and lab manager Stephanie Rich have each received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award that provides three years of financial support during five years of graduate training. Congratulations, Canaan and Stephanie!  

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Category: Conferences

Language Processing Lab at CUNY 2018

Published: February 26, 2018

The UCLA Language Processing Lab has a big showing at the 31st Annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference held at UC Davis, March 15-17. Two talks and four posters were accepted for presentation! CUNY 2018 talks Correlative adverbs mark not only scope but also contrast: Corpus and eye tracking data. Jesse Harris. Cue reliability affects anticipatory use of…

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