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  • Jennifer Tan | Visiting student

    Jennifer Tan | Visiting student

    Published on February 21, 2015

    I am Jennifer Tan, a visiting PhD student from Madrid (Spain). I am originally from the Philippines though, where I lived up to when I was nine years old. Then I had to move to Spain, go to Spanish school...... Continued »
  • Yoshiyuki Shibata | In Memoriam

    Published on November 8, 2014

    Our doctoral student Yoshiyuki Shibata unexpectedly passed away on November 5th in Japan, where he held a position at Mie University. Yoshi worked on syntax and the syntax-semantics interface (negation, scope, reconstruction, and more) and made a notable contribution to... Continued »
  • Published on November 8, 2014

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  • Published on November 8, 2014

    言語学科博士課程在籍の柴田義行氏が11月5日未明に日本でお亡くなりになりました。生前、柴田氏は三重大学の特任教員としてご活躍され、統語論並びに統語論・意味論インターフェイスの研究(特に否定、作用域、再構築効果等)にご尽力されてこられました。言語学科へ著しく貢献された柴田氏の訃報は大変悔やまれます。コネチカット大学言語学科一同、心よりお悔やみ申し上げます。   Continued »
  • Sophina Li

    Sophina Li

    Published on October 7, 2014

    Jing (Emma) Yang's daughter Sophina Li was born on September 23. At birth she weighed 8 lbs 4 oz and was 20 inches tall. She and her parents are doing great. - Welcome, Sophina, and congratulations, Emma!   Continued »
  • Akihiko Arano | New student

    Akihiko Arano | New student

    Published on September 3, 2014

    I am Akihiko Arano from Ibaraki in Japan. I received my BA and MA in English Linguistics from Tohoku University. I am particularly interested in syntax and its interfaces with other areas of research. I have mainly studied English syntax,... Continued »
  • Paula Fenger | New student

    Paula Fenger | New student

    Published on August 30, 2014

    My name is Paula Fenger and I'm from a city called Haarlem in The Netherlands (yes, 'Harlem' is named after 'my' city. Luckily the Dutch were smart enough to trade New York for Surinam, because 'owning' a whole country is... Continued »
  • Laura Snider | New student

    Laura Snider | New student

    Published on August 30, 2014

    I'm Laura Snider, and I am from Salisbury Mills, NY. I graduated from Bucknell University in May 2014 with a B.A. in Linguistics and English (Creative Writing). My work focuses on syntax, syntactic theory, and how cross-linguistic variation arises with... Continued »
  • Laura Kalin | New Post Doc

    Laura Kalin | New Post Doc

    Published on August 28, 2014

    I am the new postdoc here at UConn, and this year I will be working on morphology and morphosyntax with Jonathan Bobaljik. I am originally from Newton, MA. I received my BA in linguistics from McGill University in 2009 and... Continued »
  • Yurika Otaki

    Yurika Otaki

    Published on August 10, 2014

    From Koichi Otaki: We are happy to announce that our first daughter, Yurika Otaki, was born at 1:23am on July 5th. Yurika weighed 6 pounds at birth, and currently weighs around 9 pounds. Both mother and baby are doing great. Continued »