Category: General, Graduate Students, Publications
Published: December 2, 2020
Congratulations to 5th year PhD student Jeremy Steffman and 4th year PhD student Hironori Katsuda for having their paper accepted to Language and Speech. The title of the paper is “Intonational structure influences perception of contrastive vowel length: The case of phrase-final lengthening in Tokyo Japanese”.
Published: November 17, 2020
The Boston University Conference on Language Development took place from Nov. 5-8. The program featured talks by UCLA linguists Jesse Harris, Suh-Ah Jun, Megha Sundara, Canaan Briess, and Laurel Perkins: Chie Nakamura, Jesse Harris, & Sun-Ah Jun, “Learning to anticipate with unconventional prosodic mappings: The L2 advantage” (poster) Megha Sundara & Canaan Briess, “Infants are…
Published: November 5, 2020
The 51st Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS) is this weekend, hosted by Université du Québec à Montréal. The program features several talks by UCLA linguists: Zhuo Chen: Mandarin conditionals: the external syntax, order preservation and cyclic linearization Tim Hunter (with Robert Frank): Comparing methods of tree-construction across mildly context-sensitive formalisms Travis…
Published: November 3, 2020
Congratulations to ZL Zhou, Jeremy Steffman, Hironori Katsuda, Canaan Briess and Megha Sundara who have been awarded one of three prizes from the 2020 MetaLab contribution challenge for their meta-analysis, “Time course of native-language phonotactic learning”! Read more about the contribution challenge here.
Category: General, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Published: October 29, 2020
Join the Bruin Linguists Society Halloween Game Night on Saturday, October 31, starting at 7pm PST! We’ll be hanging out and playing Among Us, so if you love the game and want to meet other Bruin Linguists, fill out the RSVP form to receive the link to our Zoom lobby. We’ll see you there! This…
Category: Awards, Faculty, General
Published: October 8, 2020
Congratulations to Megha Sundara and Bruce Hayes for receiving National Science Foundation (NSF) award for the years 2020-2024 for their work, Morphological Acquisition in Early Infancy: Experimental and Computational Studies!
Category: Alumni, Journal Publications, Publications
Published: October 1, 2020
Congratulations to Nikos Angelopoulos (PhD 2019) and coauthors Chris Collins and Arhonto Terzi! Their paper “Greek and English passives, and the role of by-phrases” appeared in the September issue of Glossa: A Journal of General Linguistics, 5(1), 90. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.1185.
Category: Graduate Students
Published: September 21, 2020
This year, unlike other years, we will be welcoming our entering cohort virtually! It’s not ideal, and certainly not what we are accustomed to, but it is our new normal for now. This year we have seven new doctoral students and one MA Departmental Scholar. Some have arrived and in Los Angeles, others remain in…
Category: General, Graduate Students
Published: August 25, 2020
Please review the Graduate Student Deadlines for the 2020-2021 and the Filing Deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Publications
Published: August 2, 2020
Congratulations to 5th year PhD candidate Connor Mayer and his coauthors Bryan Gick and Sid Fels (University of British Columbia), Chenhao Chiu (National Taiwan University), Erik Widing, Francois Roewer-Despres and Ian Stavness (University of Saskatchewan) for having their paper “Quantal biomechanical effects in speech postures of the lips” accepted to the Journal of Neurophysiology! You…