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Category: General, Graduate Students

Phonology Seminar 10/31 – Shigeko Shinohara and Yu Tanaka

Published: October 28, 2012

Visitor Shigeko Shinohara and graduate student Yu Tanaka will be presenting ongoing work on White Hmong in Phonology seminar this week. Speaker: Shigeko Shinohara (Sophia University, Japan) and Yu Tanaka Date/Time: Wednesday, October 31, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Coda Adaptation By The Codaless Tone Language White Hmong: Experimental Results Contact: Kie Zuraw

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Category: General, Graduate Students

Phonetics Seminar 10/29 – Jamie White

Published: October 28, 2012

Jamie White will be presenting in Phonetics Seminar this week. His talk is entitled “Infant Biases In The Learning Of Phonological Alternations.” This is a practice talk for the upcoming BUCLD. Speaker: Jamie White Date/Time: Monday, October 29, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2101K Title: Infant Biases In The Learning Of Phonological Alternations Contact: Megha Sundara

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Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Congratulations to Bruce, Colin and Anne!

Published: October 28, 2012

The LSA Executive Committee voted to award the 2013 Best Paper in Language Award (for Volume 88, published in 2012) to Bruce Hayes, Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins) and Anne Shisko for their  jointly-authored paper “Maxent Grammars for the Metrics of Shakespeare and Milton”. They will receive the award at the LSA Annual Meeting in Boston…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA @ CUSP 5 in San Diego

Published: October 25, 2012

The 5th California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics (CUSP 5) will be held at UCSD on October 27 – 28, 2012. UCLA faculty and graduate students will be well-represented: Natasha Korotkova: Evidentiality in Georgian Deniz Ozyildiz: When I is not me: A preliminary case study of shifted indexicals in Turkish Philippe Côté-Boucher: Beyond the King of…

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Talks

Hilda Koopman @ USC and Cornell

Published: October 25, 2012

Hilda Koopman was recently invited to the USC Undergraduate Linguistics Conference on October 12, where she introduced the audience to the the Syntactic Structure of the World’s Languages (SSWL and Terraling) database project. The slides can be found here. She will also be heading out to Cornell for the  Workshop on Suspended Affixation on October…

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Category: Faculty, General, Talks

Sun-Ah Jun @ MIT

Published: October 23, 2012

Sun-Ah Jun will be speaking at MIT this Friday, October 26, as part of their colloquium series. Her talk is entitled: Prosodic Priming in Relative Clause Attachment. An abstract follows: In a sentence such as “Someone shot the servant of the actress who was on the balcony”, the relative clause (RC) can modify NP1 the servant (i.e.,…

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Category: General, Graduate Students

Phonology Seminar 10/24 – Laura McPherson

Published: October 23, 2012

Laura McPherson will be presenting on his work on Dogon this week in Phonology Seminar. All are welcome! Speaker: Laura McPherson Date/Time: Wednesday, October 24, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2122K Title: Replacive Grammatical Tone In The Dogon Languages Contact: Kie Zuraw

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