Congratulations to Eleanor Glewwe and Megan Gotowski for receiving the GRM (Graduate Research Mentorship) Award for 2015-16!
GRM awardees receive a $20,000 stipend plus standard tuition/fees for 2015-2016 excluding non-resident supplemental tuition and professional degree supplemental tuition.
Congratulations to our students who just got awarded the Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award for this coming summer. All nine students who applied this year received the award this year!
The awardees are: Megan Gotowski, Yoo Kyung Kang, Isabelle Lin, Iara Mantenuto, Sozen Ozkan, Brice Roberts, Adam Royer, Viiu Wichman, Deborah Wong.
A number of UCLA linguists (and alumni) will be presenting at this week’s 51st Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society.
Eleanor Glewwe: Tonal Assignment in English Loanwords in Mandarin Chinese
Margit Bowler: “Might be something”: Information protection in central Australia
Hannah Sarvasy: Monolingual fieldwork in and beyond the classroom: the Logooli experience at UCLA
Isabelle Charnavel (Ph.D. 2012, now at Harvard) and Christina Zlogar (Harvard): English Reflexive Logophors
Adam Jardine (Delaware) & Jeffrey Heinz (Ph.D. 2007, University of Delaware): Markedness constraints are negative: An autosegmental constraint definition language
Margit, Hannah and Eleanor even had some time try out the local eats!
Maziar Toosarvandani (who was also a visiting professor at UCLA from 2010-2011; now at UCSC) will be giving a series of lectures in the department next week on:
The syntax of information structure: Evidence from Persian
All meetings will take place in the Linguistics Conference Room (Campbell 2122).
Robert Daland will be presenting a paper at GLOW (Generative Linguistics in the Old World) which is taking place in Paris, France, this week. His paper is entitled: Even though the sound of it is really quite atrocious: Finiteness and well-defined probabilities in phonotactic learning
He will be joined by a couple of UCLA alumni: