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  • 2017 First Year Cohort

    2017 First Year Cohort

    Published on September 1, 2017

    A very warm welcome to our newest entering PhD cohort: Teruyuki Mizuno, Muyi Yang, Ivana Jovović, Shengyun Gu, and Nicolaus Schrum. Go Huskies !   Continued »
  • Jos Tellings | Post Doc

    Jos Tellings | Post Doc

    Published on September 1, 2017

    Welkom in Storrs to Jos Tellings:    Hi! I just started as a postdoc at the Department of Linguistics at UConn. In Fall, I am co-teaching a graduate seminar on semantics with Magda Kaufmann, and in Spring I will teach an... Continued »
  • Asia Pietraszko | Visiting Assistant Professor

    Asia Pietraszko | Visiting Assistant Professor

    Published on August 30, 2017

    We are very pleased to welcome Asia Pietraszko to the department this year: I’m a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at UConn. I received a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Chicago. I’m interested in syntax and... Continued »
  • Gísli Rúnar Harðarson | Postdoc at University of Iceland

    Gísli Rúnar Harðarson | Postdoc at University of Iceland

    Published on August 28, 2017

    Congratulations to Gísli Rúnar Harðarson who is starting a post-doctoral fellowship at the Humanities Institute at the University of Iceland. All the best for continued success! Continued »
  • Fall Colloquium Series

    Published on August 26, 2017

    We are pleased to announce the fall line-up for the UConn Linguistics Colloquium series. Further details will be announced closer to the individual talks. September 29th: Veneeta Dayal, Rutgers
    [rescheduled to April 6, 2018]: Heather Newell, UQàM
    November 17th:... Continued »
  • Van der Hulst | Two New Books

    Van der Hulst | Two New Books

    Published on August 24, 2017

    Volume 15 of Approaches to Hungarian, edited by Harry van der Hulst and Anikó Lipták is now out from John Benjamins. This volume contains a selection of papers from the 12th International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian (Leiden, 2015). Also... Continued »
  • Renato Lacerda | invited talk at colloquium

    Published on August 23, 2017

    Renato Lacerda gave an invited talk titled "A sintaxe do tópico e do (*foco) na periferia de vP no português brasileiro" at the colloquium Tardes de Linguística at the Universidade de São Paulo on August 21, 2017. Continued »
  • Susi Wurmbrand | invited talk at workshop

    Published on August 23, 2017

    Susi Wurmbrand will be giving an invited talk titled "Universials and variation in clausal complementation" at the workshop Linguistic Knowledge and Patterns of Variation in Amsterdam, August 24-25. Continued »
  • Zheng Shen | Defended

    Zheng Shen | Defended

    Published on August 14, 2017

    On August 7, Zheng SHen successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Feature Arithmetic in the Nominal Domain. Congratulations, Zheng! Continued »
  • Gabriel Martinez Vera | Talk at ALFAL 18

    Published on August 14, 2017

    Gabriel Martinez Vera gave a talk titled "A semantic account of Spanish a-/en-...-ar parasynthetic verbs" at the XVIII International Congress of ALFAL (Latin American Linguistics and Philology Association), July 24-28, in Bogota, Colombia. Continued »