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  • Arthur Abramson | In Memoriam

    Arthur Abramson | In Memoriam

    Published on December 18, 2017

    It is with great sadness we announce that Arthur S. Abramson, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Linguistics, has passed away.  Arthur was a profoundly influential experimental phonetician and a cornerstone of linguistics at the University of Connecticut.  Arthur founded... Continued »
  • Hayata Sakomoto

    Hayata Sakomoto

    Published on November 10, 2017

    A warm welcome to Hayata Sakamoto, who was born on October 23rd. Congratultions to Manami and Yuta! Continued »
  • 2017 First Year Cohort

    2017 First Year Cohort

    Published on September 1, 2017

    A very warm welcome to our newest entering PhD cohort: Teruyuki Mizuno, Muyi Yang, Ivana Jovović, Shengyun Gu, and Nicolaus Schrum. Go Huskies !   Continued »
  • Jos Tellings | Post Doc

    Jos Tellings | Post Doc

    Published on September 1, 2017

    Welkom in Storrs to Jos Tellings:    Hi! I just started as a postdoc at the Department of Linguistics at UConn. In Fall, I am co-teaching a graduate seminar on semantics with Magda Kaufmann, and in Spring I will teach an... Continued »
  • Asia Pietraszko | Visiting Assistant Professor

    Asia Pietraszko | Visiting Assistant Professor

    Published on August 30, 2017

    We are very pleased to welcome Asia Pietraszko to the department this year: I’m a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at UConn. I received a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Chicago. I’m interested in syntax and... Continued »
  • Aida Talić | LSA Student Research Spotlight

    Aida Talić | LSA Student Research Spotlight

    Published on February 24, 2017

    Aida Talić was featured this month in the Linguistic Society of America's Student Research Spotlight series. You can read more about her research in their article here. Congratulations, Aida! Continued »
  • Alice Jane Gajewski

    Alice Jane Gajewski

    Published on January 16, 2017

    Christine Buckley (Director of Communications for CLAS) and Jon Gajewski (Head of Linguistics) welcomed a new daughter over break. Alice Jane Gajewski was born at 6:10am on January 11. Chistine and Alice are both doing well. Welcome, Alice! And congratulations... Continued »
  • Welcome to the 2016 first year graduate students!

    Published on August 28, 2016

    The Department of Linguistics at UConn is proud to welcome its newest cohort. You are all Huskies now! Yoshiki Fujiwara (Meiji Gakuin University) Lily Kwok (University of West Indies) Brendan Sugrue (Queen Mary, University of London) Shuyan Wang (University College London) Chantale Yunt (University of... Continued »
  • Class of 2016

    Published on April 29, 2016

    We are pleased to announce the UConn graduate class of 2016:
    • Yoshiki Fujiwara
    • Lily Kwok
    • Brendan Sugrue
    • Shuyan Wang
    • Chantale Yunt
    We look forward to welcoming everyone in the department in the fall. Continued »
  • Claire Moore-Cantwell | New Post Doc

    Published on April 24, 2016

    We are pleased to announce that Claire Moore-Cantwell will join the department in Fall 2016 as a postdoctoral fellow.  Claire completed her PhD at U Mass Amherst earlier this year with a dissertation: The representation of probabilistic phonological patterns:... Continued »