Talks

UConn Linguistics at FASL

The 30th annual meeting of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL 30) is being held virtually on May 13–16, hosted by MIT. UConn linguistics will be represented by a talk by:

  • Magdalena Kaufmann, Neda Todorović (PhD 2016, now at University of British Columbia), and Ivana Jovović. Obviate me (not): Obviation effects in Serbian main and complement clauses

… as well as an invited talk by:

  • Aida Talić (PhD 2017, now at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). The (Non)isomorphism between Spell-out Domains and Accent Domains

UConn Linguistics at CLS

The 57th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS) is taking place virtually on May 6-8, and UConn linguistics will be well represented at the conference with talks by:

  • Robin Jenkins. Scrambling and Successive Cyclic Movement In Turkish and Uyghur
  • Teruyuki Mizuno. Argument ellipsis, topicality, and a theory of null anaphora
  • Shengyun Gu. On weak hand spread in Shanghai Sign Language: Positive and negative evidence
  • Troy Messick (PhD 2017, now at Rutgers University) & Sreekar Raghotham. Morphosyntax values itself
  • Elena Koulidobrova (PhD 2012, now at Central Connecticut State University), Gabriel Martinez-Vera (PhD 2020, now at Goethe Universität), Kim Kurz & Christopher Kurz. Revisiting gradability in ASL
  • Ksenia Bogomolets (PhD 2020, now at University of Auckland): Syntactic influences on stress: Noun Incorporation and Denominal Verbs in Choguita Rarámuri

      UConn Linguists at ACAL

      The 51st & 52nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL) will take place virtually on April 8-10, hosted by The University of Florida’s Department of Linguistics, and UConn linguistics will be well represented at the conference with talks by:

      • Vicki Carstens. Unlocking coordinate structures: Agreement with conjoined objects in Swahili
      • Ari Goertzel. Pseudo-Incorporation and the structure of Mandinka DPs
      • Pasha Koval. The hypersensitive agreement in Akebu
      • Margaret Chui Yi Lee. On the partitivity of doo in Mandinka
      • Beccy Lewis. The affixal article in Mandinka

          UConn Linguists at WCCFL

          The 39th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) will take place virtually on April 8-11, hosted by The University of Arizona’s Department of Linguistics, and UConn linguistics will be represented at the conference with a talk by:

          • Željko Bošković. Broadening and localizing the Comp-trace effect

          … and a poster presentation by:

          • Si Kai Lee. Agreement-drop in Singlish: Subject to Topichood

              UConn Linguists at DGfS

              The 43rd Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS) hosted by the University of Freiburg, is taking place virtually between February 23rd-26th and UConn linguistics will be represented at the satellite workshop on “The Semantics and Pragmatics of Conditional Connectives” with talks by:

              • Magdalena Kaufmann and John Whitman. Conditional conjunctions informed by Japanese and Korean
              • Muyi Yang. Iffy discourse: Japanese moshi in conditionals and nominal topics