News

Category: Journal Publications

Olga Ivanova in Language & Communication

Published: February 12, 2018

Lecturer Olga Ivanova has published a paper, entitled “Overcoming discursive prohibitions in participatory media: A case study on talk about homosexuality in Tanzania,” in the journal Language & Communication. Full citation below. Congrats, Olga! Ivanova, O. (2018). Overcoming discursive prohibitions in participatory media: A case study on talk about homosexuality in Tanzania. Language & Communication, 58, 34–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2017.10.003

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty

UCLA at GLOW

Published: February 10, 2018

UCLA also has a good showing at GLOW 41 this year. Visiting Professor Ethan Poole will be presenting a paper with Stefan Keine entitled “Reconstruction beyond English”. And alumna Laura Kalin will be presenting, “The Ins and Outs of Allomorphy in Turoyo (Neo-Aramaic)”.

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at SALT!

Published: February 10, 2018

A number of UCLA faculty and students will be presenting at SALT 28 this year (congrats, everyone!): Maayan Abenina-Adar (grad student) and Yael Sharvit Dylan Bumford Ethan Poole, “Spurious NPI licensing is covert licensing” (with Jon Ander Mendia & Brian Dillon) Richard Stockwell (grad student), “Ellipsis in tautologous conditionals”

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Category: Publications

Jessica Rett, “The semantics of many, much, few and little

Published: February 10, 2018

Professor Jessica Rett has just published a paper, entitled “The semantics of many, much, few and little,” in the journal Language and Linguistics Compass. The goal of the paper is to provide an overview of semantic theories of these words, especially in light of recent innovations in degree semantics.

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Category: Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA Linguists at the LSA in Salt Lake City

Published: January 21, 2018

A number of faculty members and students from the UCLA Linguistics Department presented at the Linguistic Society of America’s Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City at the beginning of January. LSA Talks: Eleanor Glewwe, Jesse Zymet, Jacob Adams, Rachel Jacobson, Anthony Yates, Ann Zeng, & Robert Daland “Substantive bias and the acquisition of final (de)voicing…

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Category: Alumni, General, Jobs

Sameer Khan awarded tenure at Reed!

Published: December 13, 2017

Department alumni, Sameer ud Dowla Khan (Ph.D. 2008), who is currently an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, has recently been awarded tenure! Congratulations Sameer!

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Category: Conferences, Events

California Meeting on Psycholinguistics

Published: November 29, 2017

The first California Meeting on Psycholinguistics (CAMP) will be held at UCLA December 2-3, 2017 in the Academic Advancement Program Pavilion on the first floor of Campbell Hall. CAMP is a free two day workshop designed to promote psycholinguistics research in California, and focuses on promoting research by graduate students and post-docs. Invited topics include:…

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Connor Mayer receives SSHRC Doctoral Award from Canadian government

Published: November 27, 2017

Our graduate student Connor Mayer received a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Award from the Canadian government, under the application title Embodied primitives in phonological theory! The award will give him funding throughout his degree ($105,000.00). Read more about the award here and find Connor’s name here. Congratulations, Connor!

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