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