Author: Adrian Stegovec

Thornton Defense

Abigail Thornton successfully defended her dissertation titled “Morphophonological & Morphosyntactic Domains” on May 14th in our first doctoral defense since moving online.

Congratulations, Abbie!

Dr. Thornton with her committee:

 

UConn Linguistics at FASL

The 29 Annual Meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics is taking place virtually from May 8th-10th, hosted by the University of Washington. A number of UConn linguists are going to be presenting their work at the conference:

  • Franc Lanko Marušič (University of Nova Gorica) and Zheng Shen (PhD 2018, now at National University of Singapore). Gender agreement with exclusive disjunction in Slovenian

  • Ivana Jovović. On discourse licensing of co-indexed readings of pronouns: Serbo-Croatian strong pronouns as topic-shift anaphors

  • Sandra Stjepanović (PhD 1999, now at West Virginia University). Multiple Source Left Branch Extraction in Serbo-Croatian

  • Pasha Koval. Case transmission as long-distance phi-concord

UConn Linguistics at GLOW

The 43rd annual GLOW conference is taking place virtually from April 8th-10th, hosted by the Humboldt University of Berlin. UConn linguists are also going to be presenting their work at the conference:

  • Yuta Tatsumi. Pronominalization in Japanese: A licensing condition on pronominal elements (Poster presentation – conference project page available here)
  • Dimitris Michelioudakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) & Nina Radkevich (PhD 2010, now at University of York). Expanding the CP/DP parallelism: case alignment in nominals (Talk at “Remarks: The Legacy” workshop – conference project page available here)

UConn Linguists at DGfS

The 42nd Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS) is taking place from March 4-6th in Hamburg, where two talks will be given by UConn linguists:

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 Chinese: Implications for classifier semantics and nominal syntax