Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students
Published: April 11, 2019
Second year graduate student Z.L. Zhou has received an honorable mention for the Nation Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. According to the NSF, an honorable mention constitutes “a significant national academic achievement.” Way to go, Z.L.!
Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Publications
Published: April 2, 2019
Jeremy Steffman’s paper, a slightly extended version of his MA thesis, just got accepted to Journal of Phonetics. The title of his paper is “Intonational structure mediates speech rate normalization in the perception of segmental categories”. Congratulations, Jeremy!
Category: Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Talks
Published: April 1, 2019
UCLA students, faculty, and current visitors presented talks and posters the 32nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, held at the University of Colorado, Boulder on March 28-31, 2019. Canaan Breiss. Phonotactic markedness increases processing demands in speech production. Jesse Harris, Chie Nakamura, Beth Sturman, and Sun-Ah Jun. Prosody-meaning mismatches in PP ambiguity: Incremental…
Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Jobs
Published: March 22, 2019
It is our great pleasure to announce that Victoria Mateu (PhD 2016) has accepted a tenure track position in the UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Effective July 1 Victoria will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics. Congratulations Victoria!
Category: Faculty, General, Jobs
Published: March 22, 2019
We are excited to announce that Claire Moore-Cantwell (UMass 2016) and Ethan Poole (UMass 2017) have accepted our offers, and will join our faculty as of July 2019. Claire’s research is on probabilistic patterns in phonology, using ERP and behavioral experiments and computational modeling. Ethan’s research is in syntax, semantics, and their interface, especially movement…
Category: Alumni, Conferences, General, Graduate Students
Published: March 19, 2019
Current and former UCLA Ph.D. students presented at the 6th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC 6), held on February 18-March 4, 2019, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Methodologies for Teaching Mixtec Tones (Octavio Leon Vazquez and Iara Mantenuto), Traditional Music as a central pillar in language documentation: the case of…
Category: Faculty, Graduate Students
Published: March 14, 2019
Prof. Ed Keenan and Dr. Carol Archie have made a generous gift to the department to support fellowships for graduate students who use mathematics to understand language, or who study theoretical computational linguistics. The department is deeply grateful to Ed and Carol. Ed has been at UCLA since 1974; he retired as Distinguished Professor in…
Category: Faculty, General
Published: February 26, 2019
Prof. David Goldstein, of the Linguistics Department and the Program in Indo-European Studies, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2019. Congratulations, David!
Category: Alumni, Conferences, Graduate Students
Published: December 20, 2018
Iara Mantenuto and Ivano Caponigro (PhD 2003, currently associate professor at UCSD) presented their work “Microvariation in Light-headed Relative Clauses: between Teramano Abruzzese and Other Varieties of Italian” at Going Romance, in Utrecht, December 11-14, 2018.
Category: Alumni, General, Jobs
Published: December 17, 2018
Kristine Yu (PhD 2011) has been awarded tenure at the Linguistics Department at U Mass Amherst. Congratulations Associate Professor Kristine!