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  • UConn @ PLC 39

    Published on February 28, 2015

    The 39th Annual Penn Linguistics Conference will take place March 20-22, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia. UConn will be reperesented by the following talks:
    • Zheng Shen: "No Clash Constraint in Nominal RNR Number... Continued »
  • UConn @ WCCFL 33

    Published on February 27, 2015

    WCCFL 33 will take place at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, from March 27-29. UConn will be represtend by the following talks...
    • Renato Lacerda: "Topicalization as predication: The syntax-semantics interface of low topics in Brazilian Portuguese"
    • Beata Moskal: "The root... Continued »
  • Stefan Kaufmann | Invited Talk

    Published on February 27, 2015

    Stefan Kaufmann gave an invited talk on "Counterfactuals in Premise Semantics" at a symposium on "New Work on Counterfactuals" as part of the 2015 Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in St. Louis MO, on February 20. Continued »
  • Funding for Sign Language research

    Published on February 25, 2015

    Congratulations to Diane Lillo-Martin and Jon Gajewski who have received funding from UConn's Scholarship Facilitation Fund for the Sign Fest and for a project on “Sign Languages and the Typology of Comparative Constructions”, respectively.  Continued »
  • 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 »
  • UConn @ GALANA 6

    Published on February 19, 2015

    "Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition - North America 6" is taking place at the University of Maryland, College Park, February 19-21, 2015.   UConn is represented by the following talks...
    • Lyn Tieu (UConn, 2013) & Alexandre Cremers & Emmauel Chemla:... Continued »
  • Corina Goodwin | Defended

    Corina Goodwin | Defended

    Published on February 16, 2015

    On February 13, Corina Goodwin successfully defended her dissertation entitled "English Morphological Development in Bimodal Bilingual children: Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants and Hearing Children of Deaf Adults". Congratulations! Continued »
  • Željko Bošković | Article reprinted as essential contribution

    Published on February 13, 2015

    Željko Bošković's article “On the Locality and Motivation of Move and Agree: An Even More Minimal Theory” (Linguistic Inquiry, 2007) has been selected by Eric Reuland for republication in BATCHES, a new series by MIT press that... Continued »
  • Beata Moskal | Talk at BLS 41

    Published on February 9, 2015

    Beata Moskal just gave a presentation entitled "When prefixes can be dominant" at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 7-8.  Continued »
  • Paula Fenger | Talks in Paris and Utrecht

    Published on February 8, 2015

    Paula Fenger just gave two talks in Europe: 
    • On February 4, she spoke about "Dutch men must agree (while Frisian men need not). On the syntactic distribution of dedicated impersonal pronouns", at the Conference on R-impersonals, Paris, CNRS/Paris 8.
    • On February 7,... Continued »