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  • UConn Linguists at Sinn und Bedeutung 19

    Published on September 12, 2014

    The 19th annual meeting of Sinn und Bedeutung will be held at the Georg August University at Göttingen, September 15 to 17, 2014: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/program/473131.html UConn will be represented by:
    • Elena Koulidobrova (2012) and Diane Lillo-Martin: "When... Continued »
  • Miwako Hisagi | New adjunct faculty

    Miwako Hisagi | New adjunct faculty

    Published on September 5, 2014

    Who I am?

    My name is Miwako Hisagi and I am originally from Tokyo, Japan.  But I have lived in ME, NY, VA, OH, NJ, MA and now in CT. My research interests are cross-linguistic speech production and perception... Continued »
  • Ilaria Frana | Visiting assistant professor

    Ilaria Frana | Visiting assistant professor

    Published on September 5, 2014

    My name is Ilaria Frana and I will be a visiting Assistant Professor for the year. I grew up in the South of Italy, in a town called Salerno - on the Amalfi Coast. After my undergraduate studies, I moved... 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 »
  • Koichi Otaki | Dissertation defense

    Koichi Otaki | Dissertation defense

    Published on August 25, 2014

    Congratulations to Koichi Otaki, who successfully defended his dissertation "Ellipsis of Arguments: Its Acquisition and Theoretical Implications". Continued »
  • Renato Lacerda & Neda Todorović | TA Award

    Renato Lacerda & Neda Todorović | TA Award

    Published on August 25, 2014

    Neda Todorović and Renato Lacerda have been awarded this years' David Michaels Teaching Assistant Award. Congratulations!   Continued »
  • Provost's commendations for teaching excellence

    Published on August 25, 2014

    The following members of our department have received Provost's commendations for teaching excellence for Spring 2014:
    • Beata Moskal
    • Joan Hanna
    • Linda Pelletier
    • Jonathan Bobaljik
    • Željko Bošković
    • Jon Sprouse
    • Susi Wurmbrand
    Congratulations! Continued »