• UConn Linguists at NELS
    The 53rd Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistics Society is taking place 12-14th of January, at University of Göttingen (, and UConn Linguistics will be well represented, with main session talks by… Linghui Eva Gan. Perspective Blend and Indexical Shift in Hong Kong Sign Language Miloje Despić (PhD 2011, now at Cornell) & Michael […]
    Posted on January 12, 2023
  • Yang Defense
    Muyi Yang successfully defended her dissertation Varieties of conditionals as definite descriptions on December 15th. Congratulations, Muyi! Muyi defending: Dr. Yang with her committee:     Dr. Yang with her well-earned cake:
    Posted on December 17, 2022
  • UConn linguists at Amsterdam Colloquium
    The 23rd Amsterdam Colloquium is taking place 19–21 December, 2022, and UConn linguistics will be represented there by the following presentations: Ting Xu (PhD 2016, now at Tsinghua University), William Snyder and Stella Christie. Mandarin-speaking children’s understanding of you ‘again’ with goal-PPs (lightning talk/poster) Yuya Noguchi. Non-past directives in Japanese (lightning talk/poster)
    Posted on December 17, 2022

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut is a leading center for linguistics research with data from a large number of spoken and signed languages, focusing on theoretical research in generative grammar, and experimental research on child language acquisition.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Feb 1 UCHI Fellow's Talk: Stefan Kaufmann3:30pm
  2. Feb 3 Linguistics Colloquium: Colin Philips4:00pm
  3. Feb 3 Linguistics Colloquium: Colin Phillips (University of Maryland)4:00pm
  4. Feb 10 ECOM Speaker Series: Alison Springle4:00pm
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