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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students

Congratulations Marc Garellek!

Published: October 10, 2012

Graduate student Marc Garellek has been awarded second place for his abstract, “Prominence vs. phrase-initial strengthening of voice quality,” to be presented at the LSA 2013 Annual Meeting in Boston.  The award will be presented at a special ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, immediately preceding the Presidential Address. Congratulations Marc!

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Category: General

SynSem 10/12 – Ashley Feinsinger

Published: October 10, 2012

Ashley Feinsinger from UCLA Philosophy will be presenting this week in SynSem. Speaker: Ashley Feinsinger (UCLA Philosophy) Date/Time: Friday, October 12, 2-4pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Existing, Innovative, and Impossible Words Contact: Hilda Koopman    

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Category: General, Graduate Students

Phonology Seminar 10/10 – Yu Tanaka & Jun Yashima

Published: October 8, 2012

Yu Tanaka will be presenting his recent paper given at GLOW in Asia IX in Phonology Seminar. This is joint work with fellow graduate student Jun Yashima. Speaker: Yu Tanaka (& Jun Yashima) Date/Time: Wednesday, October 10, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Deliberate Markedness in Japanese hypocoristics Contact: Kie Zuraw

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Category: General, Graduate Students

Phonetics Seminar 10/08 – Marc Garellek

Published: October 8, 2012

Phonetics Seminar returns on 10/08 in 2101K Campbell Hall from 4pm – 6pm with a talk by Marc Garellek. Speaker: Marc Garellek Date/Time: Monday, October 8, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2101K Title: Perception of glottal stops in creak Contact: Megha Sundara

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Summer highlights:

Published: October 8, 2012

Russ Schuh: UCLA alumnus Alhaji Maina Gimba visited the department from mid-May to mid-July 2012 for work with Russ Schuh on a dictionary of Bole, a West Chadic language spoken in northeastern Nigeria.  Gimba and Russ collaborated with another UCLA alumnus, Paul Newman, for a week at the end of June (Paul is the author…

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Category: Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

Keating, Bishop and Kuo published in August 2012 issue of JASA

Published: October 8, 2012

Two papers by department members were published in the August 2012 issue of the Journal of the Acoustic Society of America (JASA). Jason Bishop & Pat Keating, “Perception of pitch location within a speaker’s range: fundamental frequency, voice quality and speaker sex” Pat Keating and Grace Kuo, “Comparison of speaking fundamental frequency in English and…

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