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

              UConn Linguists at Tu+

              The Sixth Workshop on Turkic and Languages in Contact with Turkic (Tu+6), hosted by the University of Toronto, will take place virtually between February 19th-20th and UConn linguistics will be represented at the workshop with talks by:

              • Robin Jenkins. Specificity Effects and Object Movement In Turkish and Uyghur
              • Beccy Lewis. Approximative Inversion in Turkish

              … and a poster presentation by:

              • Sarah Asinari and Si Kai Lee. Variable Conjunct Agreement in Qaraqalpaq