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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.

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365 Fairfield Way, Unit 1145
Storrs, CT 06269-1145

Telephone: (860) 486-4229

Email: linguistics@uconn.edu

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UConn Linguists at the LSA Virtual Annual Meeting

The 95th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America took place virtually between January 7th-10th and UConn linguistics was represented at the conference by: Sarah Asinari. Interrogative vs. Non-Interrogative Quantifier Float in Dialectal English (poster) Zheng Shen (PhD 2018, now at National University of Singapore). Coordinate Structure Constraint and Conjunction Agreement Troy Messick (PhD 2017, […]

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Sign Language & Linguistics | Special Issue

A special issue of Sign Language & Linguistics in memory of Irit Meir was recently published, guest edited by Diane Lillo-Martin, Wendy Sandler, Marie Coppola, and Rose Stamp, who also wrote the introductory article “Irit Meir”. The issue also contains the article “Person vs. locative agreement: Evidence from late learners and language emergence” by Lily […]

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Adrian Stegovec | CRISSP invited talk

Adrian Stegovec will give a talk at KU Leuven, Belgium, as part of the CRISSP (Center for Research in Syntax, Semantics, and Phonology) seminar series on the 9th December 2020. The talk will be titled: “Person on the edge: What typological gaps tell us about syntactic person restrictions”.

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