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  • 2018 Incoming Class

    Published on April 29, 2018

      We are pleased to announce the Fall 2018 entering UConn PhD class: Sarah Asinari [Queen Mary University, London] Kangzheng Gao [Soochow University, China, and past visitor at University of Wisconsin-Madison] Si Kai (Sky) Lee [National University of Singapore] Yuya Noguchi [Osaka University, Japan)   Xuetong (Katherine)... Continued »
  • Kaelyn Lamp | to Cornell

    Published on April 25, 2018

    Kaelyn Lamp (double major in Mathematics-Statistics and Philosophy-Linguistics) has accepted an offer to join the PhD program in Linguistics at Cornell University. Congratulations and Best of Luck to Kaelyn! Continued »
  • UConn | LSRL

    Published on April 24, 2018

    The 48th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 48) at York University (Toronto), April 25-28, 2018. Huskies heading to Canada are: Plenary Talk Ian Roberts Formal Features and Emergent Parameters in Syntactic Change   Talk Renato Lacerda Contrastive Topic-Focus Association in the sentential middle field of... Continued »
  • UConn | Chicago

    Published on April 22, 2018

    The 54th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society kicks off this week. Invited speakers include: Susi Wurmbrand: Cross-clausal A-dependencies  and  Klaus Abels (UConn alum): The swamp construction Other UConn representation is: Hiroaki Saito: Grammaticalization and the Root & Category Theory  Yuta Tatsumi: Excorporation and V-V compound ellipsis... Continued »
  • UConn | WCCFL

    Published on April 16, 2018

    UConn's spring conference presence continues this week with the following posters and talks at WCCFL 36, UCLA, Apr 20-22: Zeljko Boskovic “On the Coordinate Structure Constraint and Labeling“ Renato Lacerda"The syntax of contrastive topic-focus association in the middle field of Brazilian... Continued »
  • Stegovec | UCHI Fellow

    Stegovec | UCHI Fellow

    Published on April 13, 2018

    Hearty congratulations to Adrian Stegovec who has been named a dissertation fellow at the UConn Humanities Institute for 2018-2019. Way to go Adrian!  Continued »
  • Huskies in Hungary

    Published on April 8, 2018

    UConn wil once again have a strong showing at GLOW. GLOW 41 this year in Budapest includes the following current department members, and recent alumni, post-docs, and visitors:  Pietro Cerrone and Hiromune Oda "Reinterpreting ne-cliticization as split-topicalization" Neda Todorović "Licensing Future" Kensuke... Continued »
  • UConn | PLC

    Published on March 22, 2018

    The 42nd Penn Linguistics Colloquium, March 23-25, features presentations by UConn graduate students: Akihiko Arano and Hiromune Oda: The A-/A'-distinction in scrambling revisited Pietro Cerrone and Hiromune Oda: Reinterpreting ne-cliticization as split-topicalization   Renato Lacerda: "All" quantifiers can float, but not all quantifiers... Continued »
  • Vaxman | Invited talk in Paris

    Published on March 22, 2018

    On March 20, Alex Vaxman gave a talk titled "Scales and parameters in word prosody: Theory, typology, acquisition" at the MoDyCo lab (University Paris10-Nanterre).   Continued »
  • Nguyen & Sprouse | CUNY

    Published on March 11, 2018

    Husky's go South for spring break! UConn work at the 31st CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, Mar 15-17 at the University of California, Davis includes: Emma Nguyen and Jon Sprouse: Exploring heterogeneous P600 satiation in an attempt to reveal N400s in... Continued »