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  • 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 »
  • Harry van der Hulst | Article to appear in Lingua

    Harry van der Hulst | Article to appear in Lingua

    Published on August 20, 2012

    Harry van der Hulsts's article Deconstructing Stress was accepted for publication in Lingua (to appear in a 2012 issue). Continued »
  • UConn Linguists at SICOGG14

    Published on August 19, 2012

    UConn was present at the 14th Seoul International Conference On Generative Grammar:
    • Željko Bošković, keynote speaker
    • Željko Bošković: Lecture series: Clausal and NP structure, locality of movement, ellipsis, and phases
    • Jungmin Kang: TP-less temporal interpretation
    • Fumikazu Niinuma (UConn 2003) & Shigeki Taguchi:... Continued »
  • Bobaljik and Wurmbrand | Article in LI

    Bobaljik and Wurmbrand | Article in LI

    Published on August 17, 2012

    Jonathan Bobaljik's and Susi Wurmbrand's article Word order and scope: Transparent interfaces and the 3/4 signature appeared in the summer issue of Linguistic Inquiry 43.

    Abstract: A recurring pattern of partial correlations between word order variation and scope possibilities (the... Continued »
  • Helen Koulidobrova | Tenure-track Assistant Professor position

    Published on August 15, 2012

    Helen Koulidobrova has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Linguistics/TESOL at Central Connecticut State University. Congratulations, Helen! Continued »
  • Julio Villa-García | New book

    Published on August 15, 2012

    Julio Villa-García's book Along the Left Edge: Spanish ques has been accepted for publication by John Benjamins. Continued »
  • Julio Villa-García | Article to appear

    Published on August 15, 2012

    Julio Villa-García's paper Spanish subjects can be subjects: acquisitional and empirical evidence has been accepted for publication in Iberia: An International Journal of Theoretical Linguistics.

    Abstract: In this paper, I provide converging acquisitional and empirical evidence that preverbal subjects in... Continued »