News

Category: General

UCLA @ GLOW 43

Published: February 3, 2020

The program for Generative Linguistics in the Old World 43, hosted by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is out now. The following UCLA linguists are presenting: •Travis Major and Harold Torrence: “Say”-chains, not “say”-complementation •Stefan Keine (with Hedde Zeijlstra): Morphology of extraction: Reappraising vP phasehood •Alum Natasha Korotkova: The subjective heart of evidentiality

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Category: Celebrations, General

Major gift from Tom Bye (Ph.D. 1976)

Published: January 31, 2020

The department is thrilled to announce a pledge by the Bohne and Bye Trust for a $2,000,000 gift to establish and support a Linguistics Laboratory Program. The eventual gift will help fund staff, research assistants, equipment, and research in the department’s labs. In the meantime, university matching funds of $500,000 will establish the Thomas J….

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, Graduate Students

UCLA at Fall 2019 ASA meeting

Published: December 10, 2019

The Department was well-represented at the December 2019 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego. Current faculty and students who were authors of posters include: Suzy Ahn, Jake Aziz, Phill Barnett, Matt Faytak, Jinyoung Jo, Hiro Katsuda, Pat Keating, Jennifer Kuo, Connor Mayer, Christine Prechtel, Brice Roberts, Jeremy Steffman, Megha Sundara, Gabe…

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Category: General

Celebration of Biggs Chair

Published: November 4, 2019

  Shown in the photo are Bruce Hayes, Theresa and Henry Biggs, and Dean David Schaberg. On Oct. 30, the department celebrated the establishment of the Theresa A. and Henry P. Biggs Centennial Term Chair in Linguistics with a reception and lecture. The Chair has been endowed by the Biggses to honor Prof. Bruce Hayes,…

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Category: Jobs

UCLA Linguistics Assistant Professor Position in Computational Linguistics

Published: November 4, 2019

The UCLA Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a ladder faculty position, at the Assistant Professor level starting July 1, 2020, for a computational linguist. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong engagement with linguistic theories and great potential for outstanding research and teaching. For the full job ad including requirements, and to apply, please click…

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Category: Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Labs

UCLA at CAMP3

Published: October 31, 2019

UCLA linguists turned up for CAMP (CAlifornia Meeting on Psycholinguistics) 3, held at the woodsy UC Santa Cruz October 26-27, 2019. Participants persevered even as the power was cut on day two of the workshop! Mapping Remnant and Correlate in Persian Stripping – Vahideh Rasekhi & Jesse Harris Processing coordination ambiguity in context: Eye-tracking evidence…

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