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Category: General

Psychobabble 01/15 – Bozena Pajak (UCSD/Rochester)

Published: January 14, 2013

Bozena Pajak (UCSD/Rochester) will be presenting in Psychobabble this week. Speaker: Bozena Pajak Date/Time: Tuesday, January 15, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Modeling generalization in distributional learning of phonetic categories Contact: Carson Schutze Abstract: Distributional learning guides the acquisition of phonetic categories, both native and non-native, but its underlying mechanisms are still relatively poorly understood….

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Category: Faculty, General

AIS 01/15 – Pam Munro

Published: January 14, 2013

Pam Munro will be speaking in AIS this week. Speaker: Pam Munro Date/Time: Tuesday, January 15, 1-2pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: TBA Contact: Pam Munro

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Category: Faculty, General

Phonetics Seminar 01/14 – Sun-Ah Jun

Published: January 14, 2013

Sun-Ah Jun will be reporting on the Intonation Workshop she attended this past weekend in Phonetics Seminar this week. Speaker: Sun-Ah Jun Date/Time: Monday, January 14, 4-6pm Location: Campbell 2101K Title: What to Label and How to Build a ToBI Database Contact: Pat Keating  

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Category: General

SynSem 01/11 – Peter Jenks (UCB)

Published: January 11, 2013

We will have Pere Jenks from UCB this week in the first SynSem of Winter Quarter. Speaker: Peter Jenks (UCB) Date/Time: Friday, January 11, 2-4pm Location: Campbell 2122 Title: Quantifier Float and Scope in Thai Contact: Dominique Sportiche Abstract: In this paper I present an analysis of quantifier float (Q-float) in Thai as overt Quantifier…

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Category: General, Talks

Colloquium: Friday 01/11, Karen Emmorey (SDSU)

Published: January 10, 2013

Alumna Karen Emmorey (SDSU) will give a colloquium talk this Friday in Public Affairs 2270, at 11 a.m. As always, a social hour will follow at 1 pm in Campbell 2122. The title of the talk is: The Psycholinguistic and Neural Consequences of Bimodal Bilingualism Location: Public Affairs 2270 (Please note the change in location from…

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Category: General

Winter Quarter Colloquium Schedule

Published: January 10, 2013

The department’s colloquium schedule for Winter Quarter is as follows: January 11: Karen Emmorey (San Diego State University) January 18: Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland) January 25: Lisa deMena Travis (McGill) February 15: Matt Wagers (UCSC) March 08: Maria Bittner (Rutgers)

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, General

Sun-Ah Jun goes to New York

Published: January 10, 2013

Sun-Ah Jun heads to New York this weekend to speak at ‘Data Issues in Prosody Research’, a workshop to be held in Columbia University, NY, in January 11-12. Her talk is entitled: What to Label and How to Build a ToBI Database.  

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Category: Alumni, General, Jobs

Esposito awarded tenure at Macalester!

Published: December 7, 2012

Christina Esposito (PhD ’06) has been awarded tenure at Macalester College (St. Paul, MN), effective January 11 2013. Following Macalester tradition, she was presented with a letter by the Provost, accompanied by a piper from the Macalester College Pipe Band. She will also receive UC academic regalia to equip her for a career of commencements. Congratulations…

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