News

Category: Alumni, Awards, General

Congratulations to Marju Kaps, recipient of the CUNY Young Scholar Award!

Published: March 5, 2021

Congratulations to Marju Kaps (PhD 2020), who was awarded the Jerrold J. Katz Young Scholar Award for her 2020 talk “Processing coordination ambiguity in context: Eye- tracking evidence from Estonian” at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Marju recently accepted a lectureship at Birkbeck College, University of London. Congratulations, Marju!

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Category: General

Course Evaluations Are Now Available

Published: March 3, 2021

It’s time to evaluate instructors for Winter 2021 courses! Students have until 8:00 AM PST on March 16 to complete confidential evaluations. Students can log in to MyUCLA at any time while the surveys are active to complete them. In addition to completing course evaluations, we would also appreciate student feedback about remote instruction in…

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Category: Alumni, Journal Publications, Publications

Congratulations to Richard Stockwell and Carson Schütze for the publication of their paper!

Published: February 5, 2021

We extend our congratulations to Richard Stockwell, recent Ph.D recipient, and Carson Schütze for the publication of their paper in the journal, English Language and Linguistics. The article is as follows: Stockwell, Richard and Carson T. Schütze (in press). “The puzzling nuanced status of who free relative clauses in English: a follow-up to Patterson and Caponigro (2015).” English Language and Linguistics.

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Category: Alumni, Journal Publications

Congratulations to Megha Sundara of the Language Acquisition Lab and co-authors for publication of two papers!

Published: February 5, 2021

We congratulate the Language Acquisition Lab and Megha Sundara for her work on two articles that have been accepted for publication in the journals Developmental Science and Cognition. The two articles are as follows: “6-month-olds are sensitive to English morphology” by Yun Kim (Emory University) and Megha Sundara to appear in Developmental Science. “Stem similarity modulates infants’ acquisition of phonological…

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Category: Conferences

UCLA @ LSA 2021

Published: January 18, 2021

In addition to the best-abstract awards to Hiro, Jeremy, Maura, and Richard, there were lots of talks and posters by UCLA linguists at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, which was held virtually from 7-10 January: Canaan Breiss: Base effects are probabilistic: a case study in Lexical Conservatism Colin Brown and…

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