The LSA 2016 Annual Meeting (Washington DC)

This year we had several students present and our very own Patricia Keating was an invited plenary speaker. Her talk was titled ““Voice Quality Variation Within and Across Languages”

Among the UCLA students, the following are those that presented with their talk titles:

Adam Chong – “Learning consequences of derived-environment effects”

Jesse Zymet – “A case for parallelism: reduplication-repair interaction in Maragoli”

Victoria E. Mateu – “Intervention Effects in Subject-to-Subject Raising: Evidence from Spanish-speaking children”

John Gluckman – “Taking Time with Tough-Movement”

Anthony Yates (Indo-European Dept.) – “(Reconstructing) stress assignment in Hittite and Proto-Indo-European”


Craig Sailor at Cambridge

Craig Sailor (Ph.D. 2014) recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship at U. of Groningen in the Netherlands where he work was working with Mark de Vries on an ERC funded project on Incomplete Parenthesis.
In October, Craig moved across the channel to take up a two-year visiting teaching position in syntax at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Congratulations Craig!