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  • 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 »
  • Irina Monich | Defended

    Irina Monich | Defended

    Published on February 4, 2015

    On February 3, Irina Monich successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Morphosyntax and Tonology of Sotho Languages". Congratulations! Continued »
  • Jonathan Bobaljik | Invited Talks

    Published on January 29, 2015

    This week, Jonathan Bobaljik is giving two colloquia. On January 29, he is speaking on "Dependent case and case dependent agreement" at McGill University, and on January 30, he is speaking on "(Im)possible suppletive patterns" at Concordia University.  Continued »