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American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Three UC San Diego Professors

April 26, 2013

Three UC San Diego faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: neuroscientist Steven Allen Hillyard, linguist David M. Perlmutter and anthropologist Kathryn Ann Woolard.

Voices Speak Volumes: Legacy Lecture Links Language to Life

June 13, 2023

The annual Legacy Lecture, hosted by the UC San Diego Scholars Society, is an event in which a nominated professor gives a unique talk based on the prompt “If this were the last lecture you ever gave, what would you want to share with the world?”

Hate Spoilers? This AI Tool Spots Them for You

July 8, 2019

Did social media spoil the Avengers’ Endgame movie for you? Or maybe one of the Game of Thrones books? A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego is working to make sure that doesn’t happen again. They have developed an AI-based system that can flag spoilers in…

​​​​​​​Signing in the City of Light

February 14, 2023

Flying to France to study American Sign Language (ASL) might seem strange at first glance. But, says Peggy Lott, setting a UC San Diego Global Seminar in sign language studies in Paris was far from random. 

Language Crafters

April 25, 2013

…of constructing languages at ‘Linguistics Goes to Hollywood’ Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Nobody wore a ridged rubber forehead, or painted their skin Pandora blue. If there were craggy beards and long locks, these seemed more homage to 1960s counterculture than to “Game of Thrones.” Yet the some…

Three UC San Diego Faculty Members Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 5, 2022

…leading researchers on multilingualism, linguistic diversity and language intolerance, taking an approach she has named “anthro-political linguistics.” She is a central figure in the study of U.S. Latinu (a term she prefers and for which she advocates) varieties of Spanish and English, Spanglish, as well as language socialization in Latinu…

First-Year Experience Course Aids in Successful Transition of New Students

November 3, 2016

…career. A professor of linguistics, he first enrolled in college at San Jose State University when he was 17, but admitted to the class that playing guitar was his main interest at the time. Moore decided to leave college to move to Spain and pursue his passion for flamenco guitar.…

UC San Diego Names New Dean of Social Sciences

June 18, 2014

Carol Padden, an award-winning scholar of sign languages and a longtime member of the University of California, San Diego community, has been appointed dean of the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego, effective Oct. 1, 2014. The appointment follows an extensive national search.

Linguistics Scholar John Moore Appointed Muir College Provost at UC San Diego

March 8, 2013

John Moore, professor of linguistics at the University of California, San Diego, has been appointed the new provost of John Muir College, effective September 1, 2013. Moore, who joined UC San Diego’s faculty in 1992, will be replacing visual arts professor Susan Smith, who is stepping down after seven years…

MFA Artist Heejung Shin Named First David Antin Prize Winner at UC San Diego

September 28, 2018

UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts artist Heejung Shin is awarded the inaugural David Antin Prize. Named after poet, artist and founding member of the department, the prize is given to a graduating MFA student who shows originality and creativity in art practice or criticism.

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