About Us

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut is a leading center for theoretical research in generative grammar, and for experimental research on child language acquisition.

Oak Hall, Room 368
365 Fairfield Way, Unit 1145
Storrs, CT 06269-1145

Telephone: (860) 486-4229

Email: linguistics@uconn.edu

Upcoming Events

  1. Sep 20 Meaning Group: Ippolito and Su 201412:15pm
  2. Sep 20 Morphology Reading Group1:30pm
  3. Sep 20 Cognitive Science Colloquium: Marjorie Solomon4:00pm
  4. Sep 27 Morphology Reading Group1:30pm
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UConn Linguists at GALA

UConn Linguistics will be represented at the 14th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition conference (GALA 14), held on 12–14 September 2019 in Milano, Italy, by the following presentations: Shuyan Wang, Yasuhito Kido and William Snyder. Acquisition of English Adjectival Resultatives: Support for the Compounding Parameter Shuyan Wang. Scope and Scalar Implicatures in Children’s Mandarin: The Role of Working […]

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Tatsumi at SinFonIJA

UConn Linguistics will be represented by Yuta Tatsumi at the 12th Conference on Syntax, Phonology and Language Analysis (SinFonIJA 12), held on 12–14 September 2019 in Brno, Czech Republic. Yuta’s talk is titled “A syntactic analysis of multiplication: Similarities between multiplicands and numeral classifiers”

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Dadan Defense and Job

Marcin Dadan successfully defended his dissertation “Head Labeling Preference and Language Change” on Friday September 6.  He will now take up a position as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Florida.  Congratulations, Marcin!

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The department (co-)organizes a wide variety of lectures, talks, workshops and conferences.

Fifty Years of Linguistics at UConn

Linguistics Colloquium Series

Saito/Nunes Lectures

Conferences and Workshops

Ling Lunch

Groups, Labs, Programs

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