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  • Renato Lacerda

    Renato Lacerda

    Published on September 1, 2012

    I'm Renato Lacerda from Brazil. I grew up in a small-to-medium city in the state of Minas Gerais (Southeast region of the country) and then moved to São Paulo to go to college – at the Universidade de... Continued »
  • Yuta Sakamoto

    Yuta Sakamoto

    Published on September 1, 2012

    My name is Yuta Sakamoto. I am from Saitama in Japan, which is next to Tokyo. I received my B.Ed. from Saitama University and my M.A. in linguistics from Tohoku University. As my degrees show, I first wanted... Continued »
  • Abbie Thornton

    Abbie Thornton

    Published on September 1, 2012

    I'm Abbie Thornton, and I am from the seacoast area of New Hampshire. In 2010, I received my B.A. in English with minors in Linguistics and French from the University of New Hampshire. Since then, I have taken a graduate... Continued »
  • YANG Jing (Emma)

    YANG Jing (Emma)

    Published on September 1, 2012

    My name is Yang Jing. I’m from a small town of Liaoning Province, which is located in the Northeast of China.

    I received my BA in English at Peking University and my Master of Philosophy in linguistics at... Continued »
  • UConn Linguistics at Connecticut-Nanzan Workshop

    Published on August 29, 2012

    Upcoming presentations at the Connecticut-Nanzan Joint Workshop on Language Acquisition and Related Issues:
    • Lyn Tieu: Going wide: 4-year-olds' knowledge of any
    • Ting Xu: On the acquisition of again in goal-PP constructions
    • Koji Sugisaki (UConn 2003): Ellipsis of arguments and adjuncts in Child... Continued »
  • Third Conference on Stress and Accent

    Published on August 29, 2012

    The third Workshop on Stress and Accent will take place at the University of Delaware from November 29 to December 1, 2012. This workshop is a follow-up conference to the workshops on Stress and Accent in 2010 and 2011... Continued »
  • UConn Linguists at GLOW Asia IX

    Published on August 28, 2012

    Upcoming talks and posters at GLOW in Asia IX, Mie University, Japan:
    • William Snyder, invited speaker: Children's grammatical conservatism and the nature of syntactic knowledge
    • Troy Messick: Ellipsis and reconstruction in tough infinitives
    • Yoshiyuki Shibata: Obligatory wide scope as anti-reconstruction effects
    • Jungmin Kang: On... Continued »
  • I-Ta Hsieh | Visiting Lecturer Position

    Published on August 26, 2012

    I-Ta Chris Hsieh has accepted a visiting Lecturer position in semantics at the Linguistics Department in Rutgers for the Fall 2012. Congratulations, Chris! Continued »
  • Welcome (Back) !

    Published on August 23, 2012

    As the climate controls get adjusted, we can (finally) offer a warm welcome to our new home in Oak Hall (with many thanks to Catalina for extensive work with the move). Welcome to UConn to our new students (Abbie, Emma,... Continued »
  • Berk & Lillo-Martin | Article in Cognitive Psychology

    Published on August 22, 2012

    Stephanie Berk's and Diane Lillo-Martin's article The two-word stage: Motivated by linguistic or cognitive constraints? appeared in Cognitive Psychology 65.1: 118-140. Continued »