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Category: Faculty, General

SynSem 11/16 – Hilda Koopman

Published: November 14, 2012

**Please note! Since there is no colloquium, this Friday’s SynSem seminar will exceptionally meet from 11-1 in the conference room. ** Hilda Koopman will be presenting a (pre)practice talk for a keynote address (RALFe, Paris, November 28). Speaker: Hilda Koopman Date/Time: Friday, November 16, 11-1pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: The dance of subjects and objects,…

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Category: General

Phonology Seminar 11/14 – Journal Club

Published: November 14, 2012

All are welcome to join us for the quarterly Phonology Journal club! Where else can you learn the contents of 8 recent journal articles in less than 2 hours? Speaker: Various Date/Time: Wednesday, November 14, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Journal Club Contact: Kie Zuraw

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Category: General, Graduate Students

SynSem 11/09 – Victoria Mateu-Martin, Jos Tellings, Cansada Martin, and Lauren Winans

Published: November 6, 2012

Please join us for Friday’s SynSem Binding MiniFest. Speaker: See below Date/Time: Friday, November 9, 2-5pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: See below Contact: Hilda Koopman Jos Tellings  “Dutch intensifier zelf and helemaal modification”. Victoria Mateu  “The Clitic Binding Restriction Revisited: Evidence of Antilogophoricity in Spanish” Sadie Martin “That’s a problem: notes on binding of demonstrative…

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Category: General

AIS 11/06 – WH-Question Fest

Published: November 6, 2012

From Pam Munro: WH Question Fest.  Please bring in an interesting tidbit about any aspect of WHQ in any language.  Bring a handout and plan to talk for 5-15 minutes (depending on how many others want to present).  Of course, if you dont’ have anything to present, please come anyway…but I know most of you…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ BUCLD

Published: November 2, 2012

The annual Boston University Conference on Language Development will take place this weekend in Boston. UCLA faculty and graduate students will be presenting two talks there. Jessica Rett, Nina Hyams & Lauren Winans, The effects of syntax on the acquisition of evidentiality Jamie White & Megha Sundara, Infant biases in the learning of phonological alternations  

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Congratulations Jamie White!

Published: November 2, 2012

Graduate student Jamie White will be one of two students receiving the Society for Language Development Student Award, sponsored by the Cognitive Science Society. This award was presented today at the annual Society for Language Development Symposium (taking place in conjunction with BUCLD) today. Congratulations Jamie!

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

Garellek in JASA

Published: November 2, 2012

Graduate student Marc Garellek is a co-author, together with Zhaoyan Zhang, Jody Kreiman and Bruce Gerratt from the UCLA Department of Head & Neck Surgery, on a paper that was accepted in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Z. Zhang, J. Kreiman, B. R. Gerratt, & M. Garellek. (To appear). Acoustic and perceptual effects…

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Category: Faculty, General

Obituary: Robert Stockwell (1925-2012)

Published: October 30, 2012

Our founding chair, Robert Stockwell, passed away October 28, 2012, following a long illness. Bob was born June 12, 1925, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was educated at the University of Virginia, where he received a B.A. in English and Greek in 1946, an M.A. in English in 1949, and a Ph.D. in English Philology…

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Category: Faculty, General

SynSem 11/02 – Martin Walkow

Published: October 30, 2012

Martin Walkow will be presenting in Syntax and Semantics Seminar this week. His talk is entitled: Variation and Repair in Person-based restrictions on Cliticization. All welcome! Speaker: Martin Walkow Date/Time: Friday, November 2, 2-4pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Variation and Repair in Person-based restrictions on Cliticization Contact: Hilda Koopman

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Category: General

Colloquium: Friday 11/2, Sharon Rose (UCSD)

Published: October 30, 2012

Sharon Rose will be delivering the first department colloquium of the year this Friday, November 2. Lunch follows in Campbell 2122. Her talk is titled: The Syntax And Prosody Of Moro Questions. Speaker: Sharon Rose (UCSD) Title: The Syntax And Prosody Of Moro Questions Location: Rolfe 3126 Time: Friday, November 2, 11-1pm Contact: Anoop Mahajan Abstract: The…

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