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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.

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

Telephone: (860) 486-4229

Email: linguistics@uconn.edu

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Martínez Vera | NSF DDRI

Gabriel Martínez Vera has received an award from the National Science Foundation Linguistics Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement program (Ling-DDRI) for his project “On the semantics of evidentials.” Congratulations, Gabriel! Find more information here: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1941045  

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Carstens to join UConn Linguistics

We are thrilled to announce that Vicki Carstens will join the faculty of the Department of Linguistics as Professor of Syntax in Fall 2020! She comes to us from Southern Illinois University where she is Professor & Chair of Linguistics. Prof. Carstens is a renowned generative syntactician who has worked extensively on word order and […]

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UConn Linguists at WCCFL

The 38th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) is taking place from March 6-8th at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, where two talks will be given by UConn linguists: Yuta Tatsumi. A semantic constraint on the interpretation of pronominal elements Nick Huang (visiting researcher). “Nounless” nominal expressions in Mandarin […]

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