Category: Alumni, Celebrations, Faculty, General, Graduate Students
Published: July 11, 2019
The Linguistics Department would like to congratulate the recent undergraduate and graduate students who were honored this past June 15th, 2019. The graduation reception took place in Royce Hall, room 314. The graduates included Eleanor Glewwe, Zhuo Chen (not pictured), Richard Stockwell (not pictured), Tyler Carson, Angelica Pan, and Joy Wu. Again, congratulations to our…
Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students, Talks
Published: May 25, 2019
There was a good showing of UCLA students and alumni presenting talks and posters at the 27th Manchester Phonology Meeting (mfm) in Manchester, UK. From left to right: Adam Albright (PhD 2002; Professor at MIT), Connor Mayer (3rd year PhD Candidate), Adam Chong (PhD 2017; Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London), Boer Fu (B.A….
Category: Celebrations, Faculty, General
Published: May 24, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Stefan Keine has accepted a faculty position in the department, effective July 1, 2020. We look forward to welcoming him then!
Published: May 22, 2019
Jody Kreiman received the inaugural 2019 Academic Senate Service award! Per the Academic Senate “We cannot thank you enough for the service you have provided the Academic Senate and the Department of Head and Neck Surgery. You have clearly demonstrated the outstanding qualities we look for in a recipient of this award. We are grateful…
Category: Faculty, General
Published: May 16, 2019
Prof. Tim Hunter, of the Linguistics Department and the Program in Computational Linguistics, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2019. Congratulations, Tim!
Category: Faculty, Fieldwork, Jobs, Staff
Published: May 14, 2019
The department is advertising for the following faculty for next year: – Assistant Adjunct Professor in language acquisition/syntax/semantics Two-year position, ad closes 21 May 2019 or until filled https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04479 – Lecturer in phonetics and phonology One-year position, ad closes 17 June 2019 https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04560 – Lecturer in Applied Linguistics One-year position, ad closes 26…
Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students
Published: May 13, 2019
Congratulations to linguistics graduate student Travis Major for being chosen as a recipient of the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award. These awards “recognize outstanding graduate students for exemplary academic achievement, research, and service to the campus and the community.” Only four graduate students at UCLA are chosen to receive this…
Category: Faculty, General
Published: May 12, 2019
Prof. Pam Munro’s linguistic revitalization work on Tongva has been showcased in the LA Times, together with interviews of both herself and members of the class she leads. The title of the article is “Tongva, Los Angeles’ first language, opens the doors to a forgotten time and place” and it was published on May 9th, 2019.
Category: Alumni, General, Graduate Students
Published: April 29, 2019
UCLA linguistics graduate students met with colleagues in academia and industry at a roundtable at the UCLA Career Development Conference for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars to discuss career paths in linguistics and navigating the intersection of professional life and personal identity. From left: Megan Risdal (M.A linguistics, UCLA, ’15), Marju Kaps (Linguistics PhD candidate,…
Category: Awards, Conferences, General, Graduate Students
Published: April 17, 2019
Fourth year graduate student Richard Stockwell has been awarded a $250 abstract prize from the 43rd Penn Linguistics Conference. Richard’s submission, “Intensionality, contrast and ellipsis,” was one of the three best-reviewed abstracts submitted by graduate students. Congratulations Richard!