SynSem 10/05 – First meeting

Date/Time: Friday, October 5, 2-4pm
Location: Campbell 2122
Contact: Hilda Koopman

From Hilda Koopman:

Hello Everyone,

The first meeting of the Fall 2012 Syntax and Semantics seminar, aka as SynSem, will be on Friday October 5th (in the conference room (Campbell Hall, 2122) at the usual time (2-4pm)).

If you would like to present your work, need to give a practice talk, or if there is some work by others that you would like to present or have discussed, or have other suggestions, please get in touch with me with possible date(s).


Phonology Seminar 10/03 – Myfany Turpin

Phonology Seminar returns on 10/03 in Campbell 2122 from 4pm – 6pm with a talk by visiting scholar Dr. Myfany Turpin (University of Queensland).

Speaker: Myfany Turpin (University of Queensland, Australia)
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 3, 4-6pm.
Location: Campbell 2122A
Title: The metrics of Kaytetye rain songs, a ceremonial repertory of Central Australia
Contact: Kie Zuraw

See the abstract here.

New class arrives!

UCLA extends a warm welcome to the new class of graduate students!

Margit Bowler – Reed College

Philippe Cote-Boucher – Concordia University, Canada

John Gluckman – University of Pennsylvania

Margaret Kroll – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Eun Hwa Lee – Indiana University, Bloomington

Nicoletta Loccioni – University of Siena, Italy

Jesse Zymet – Rutgers University

Welcome to Fall Quarter 2012

Welcome back from summer vacation! This is the new UCLA Linguistics Blog. Blog posts are updated once weekly during the quarter. If you’d like to submit items to go on the blog, please feel free to email It will be checked regularly by the editorial team.

Right now, since it is the beginning of the academic year after all, we are particularly interested in how people spent their summers! So send us a short blurb!