Ling Lunch Spring 2022

Date Presenter  

   In person

/  Online  

Jan 18th  No Linglunch 
Jan 25th ONLINE No Linglunch
Feb 1st  No Linglunch
Feb 8th  No Linglunch
Feb 15th Shengyun Gu online Dissertation prospectus defense 
Feb 22nd  In-person Micro-talk Practice
March 1st  Guest Talk: Maria Kouneli  (Leipzig) In Person N-to-D movement in the Kipsigis DP
March 8th   Beccy In person An intervention effect in associative plural constructions (PLC practice talk)
Spring recess: March 13- 19
March 22nd No Linglunch
March 29th Eva Gan In person Syntactic Structure of Argument

Wh-questions in Hong Kong Sign Language (GP1)

April 5th   Penelope Daniel in-person Deriving SOVC Word Order in Mandinka

(Practice talk for ACAL)

April 12th Tarcisio Dias in-person Hyper-raising and the voiding of freezing effects 

(Practice talk for CLS58)

April 19th
April 26th Kai-Fai Yip & Comfort Ahenkorah

(Yale University)

Last week of class

Organizers: Yuya & Maggie




Ling Lunch Fall 2021 

Date Presenter



In person/ via zoom

September 21, 2021  Yuya Naguchi On a correlation between focus and island sensitivity in Japanese elliptical constructions 12:30pm via zoom
October 19, 2021 Penelope Daniel Differential Argument Marking and case assignment by a functional head 12:30pm In person (Oak 338)
October 26, 2021   Reserved for Prof. Artemis Alexiadou’s talk (Venue: TBA)
November 2, 2021  Sarah Asinari Numeral Phrases in Slavic & Uralic Languages 12:30pm In person (Oak 338)
November 9, 2021  Teruyuki Mizuno (tentative) A Past-as-Past account of unattainable desires  12:30pm In person (Oak 338)
November 16, 2021  Paula Fenger Limits of Umlaut in Sinhala 12:30pm In person (Oak 338)
Nov 21-27 Thanksgiving recess
November 30, 2021   Rebecca Lewis Singular ‘us’ in British English 12:30pm In person (Oak 338)

Organizers: Yuya & Maggie


Ling Lunch


Date Name Topic Time Room
January 28, 2020 Muyi Yang Strategies of question formation with Q-particles 12:30pm Oak 338
February 11, 2020 Si Kai Lee Subject to Topichood in Singlish 12:30pm Oak 338
March 3, 2020 Yuta Tatsumi A semantic constraint on pronominal elements in Japanese 12:30pm Oak 338
March 31, 2020 Pavel Koval The hyper-sensitive subject agreement in Akebu 12:30pm Virtual session
April 21, 2020 Penelope Daniel The selectional limitations of feel like 12:30pm Virtual session
April 28, 2020 Sarah Asinari Wh-Quantifier Float: Not A/A’ but ±Q Feature 12:30pm Virtual session

Fall 2019

Date Name Topic Time Room
September 10, 2019 Renato Lacerda Subject Topics 12:30pm  Oak 338
October 8, 2019 Paula Fenger & Gísli Harðarson One classy number – linking morphemes in Dutch and German 12:30pm Oak 338
October 22, 2019 Rebecca Lewis Subjects of verbal gerunds 12:30pm Oak 338
October 29, 2019 Yoshiki Fujiwara (Non-)wh-scope marking in Japanese 12:30 Oak 338
November 5, 2019 Si Kai Lee Tenselessness in Singlish 12:30pm Oak 338
November 12, 2019 Sarah Asinari Wh-quantifier float in Dialectal American English: Consequences for theories of Quantifier Float 12:30pm Oak 338
November 19, 2019 Sabine Laszakovits A computational typology of syntactic dependencies  12:30pm Oak 338
December 3, 2019 Nadine Theiler Witness Protection 12:30pm Oak 338

Organizers: Ivana & Yuya

See also the UConn Linguistics Events Calendar