Jun teaches Master class at ICLDC in Hawaii

Sun-Ah Jun will be teaching a masterclass on the elicitation and documentation of intonation at the upcoming International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation in Hawaii. Details can be found here: http://icldc4.weebly.com/master-class-information.html

A number of UCLA alumni are also going to be in attendance:

Alex Mannix (Bryn Mawr), Brooke Lillehaugen (Ph.D. 2006, now at Haverford), Janet Chávez Santiago (Biblioteca de Investigación Juan de Córdova). Technology and collaboration in language documentation and revitalization: The case of a Zapotec Talking Dictionary

Siri Tuttle (Post-Doc ’98-’01, now at University of Alaska Fairbanks) and  Olga Lovick (First Nations University of Canada). Opening the database door to language teachers


Angelopoulos & Inoue at 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa

Nikos Angelopoulos and Yuhi Inoue will both be giving poster presentations at the upcoming 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, to take place this week at the Universita per Stranieri di Perugia, in Perugia, Italy.

Their poster titles are:

Nikos Angelopoulos & Dimitris Michelioudakis: PP licensing and compounding: Evidence for prepositions as probes.

Yuhi InoueGenitive Objects in Kansai Japanese

Mateu, Hyams and Gotowski at GALANA 6

Megan Gotowski, Victoria Mateu and Nina Hyams will be giving a talks at the upcoming Generavist Approaches to Language Acquisition: North America (GALANA) conference at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Mateu, Victoria E. & Nina Hyams. One is the loneliest number: The acquisition of Spanish indefinite ‘un’.

Gotowski, Megan & Becker, Misha (Ph.D. 2000, now at UNC-Chapel Hill). An information structural account of of children’s in-situ questions in French.

Expansion of eligibility for Graduate Summer Research Mentorships

As of this year, international students will be eligible to apply for the Graduate Division’s summer research stipends. This is a very welcome expansion of the kinds of summer support available to graduate students in our department! Applications are due Feb. 18. See https://grad.ucla.edu/asis/sfap/srmintro.htm for more information about this program.