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  • Martínez Vera | Going Romance

    Published on December 8, 2017

    Gabriel Martínez Vera rounds out UConn's international presence this weekend with a talk "On wh-extraction in de+que constructions in Spanish" at Going Romance 31 in Bucharest, Romania, Dec 9-10.  Continued »
  • Bošković | NINJAL Japan

    Published on December 8, 2017

    Željko Bošković is giving an invited talk at Generative Perspectives on the Syntax and Acquisition of Japanese, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan, December 9-10 Continued »
  • Wurmbrand | ÖLT

    Published on December 8, 2017

    Susi Wurmbrand kicks off a busy weekend for UConn at conferences, with her talk "The Restructuring Signature" at the 43. Österreichische Linguistiktagung 2017, at the Alpen Adria Universität, Klagenfurt, Austria.  Continued »
  • Calabrese | Haskins

    Published on December 7, 2017

    Andrea Calabrese presented a talk titled “ATR and Tense features in Romance: acoustic-articulatory evidence from Tricase Metaphony” at Haskins Labs on Dec 7, 2017.  Continued »
  • Oda | SNEWS

    Published on December 7, 2017

    Hiromune Oda represented UConn at SNEWS at MIT on Sunday, Dec 2, presenting: Disambiguating Free Choice Items in Japanese Continued »
  • UGLR7 Sunday

    Published on December 2, 2017

    The 7th UConn Linguistics Graduate Roundtable (ULGR VII) will be held this Sunday, Dec. 3rd in Oak 112:    Program:  10:00-10:25 Coffee & Light Breakfast  10:25-10:30 Opening Remarks  10:30-12:00 Session 1  10:30-10:55 Shuyan Wang Classifiers always occur with numerals in Mandarin  10:55-11:20 Yoshiki Fujiwara What does the acquisition... Continued »
  • Kaufmann/Bobaljik | MIT/NYU talks

    Published on December 2, 2017

    UConn Linguistics was on the road again this week, with two talks: Magdalena Kaufmann presented on Japanese modals and other evaluations at the Seminar The Linguistics of Desire, MIT, November 29.  Jonathan Bobaljik presented on Generalizing *ABA at Morph Beer at NYU,... Continued »
  • Sprouse | NLLT

    Published on November 28, 2017

    Just out in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory: Kush, Lohndal, and Sprouse: Investigating variation in island effects: A case study of Norwegian wh-extraction Abstract: We present a series of large-scale formal acceptability judgment studies that explored Norwegian island phenomena in order... Continued »
  • YoungSuk Yoo | Korea Naval Academy

    Published on November 26, 2017

    Congratulations to YoungSuk Yoo (PhD 2017), who has been appointed assistant professor of English at the Korea Naval Academy.  Continued »
  • Wurmbrand | Meitner Fellowship

    Wurmbrand | Meitner Fellowship

    Published on November 21, 2017

    Susi Wurmbrand's project Universals and variation in clausal complementation has been funded as part of the Lise Meitner Programme by the Austrian Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF). Congratulations Susi! Abstract: A core form of linguistic recursion involves verbal subordination configurations.... Continued »