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  • Susi Wurmbrand | Invited Talk

    Published on March 13, 2015

    On March 13, Susi Wurmbrand is giving a colloquium talk on "Crossing domains -- restructuring and QR" at the University of Maryland. Continued »
  • ECOM at UConn

    Published on March 9, 2015

    The Expression, Communication, and the Origins of Meaning (ECOM) Research Group held its inaugural annual workshop at the University of Connecticut, March 6-8th, 2015, "What's the Point? Pointing and Gestural Communication."  Diane Lillo-Martin gave the opening remarks, Kadir Gokgoz... Continued »
  • UConn @ FLYM 2 | with keynote: Jon Sprouse

    Published on March 6, 2015

    The Florida Linguistics Yearly Meeting 2 will take place March 7-8 at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL. The keynote address will be given by Jon Sprouse. Moreover, UConn will be represented by the following talks:
  • UConn @ GLOW 38

    Published on March 5, 2015

    The 38th Generative Linguistics in the Old World colloquium will take place on April 15-18, 2015 in Paris. UConn will be represented by the following talks:
    • Beata Moskal: "When prefixes can be dominant"
    • Beata Moskal, Peter Smith, Ting Xu,... Continued »
  • 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 »