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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics


  • UConn Linguistics Turns 50!

    Published on September 7, 2018

    Festivities are underway to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the UConn Department of Linguistics. Check the website for more information. Continued »
  • UGLR7 Sunday

    Published on December 2, 2017

    The 7th UConn Linguistics Graduate Roundtable (ULGR VII) will be held this Sunday, Dec. 3rd in Oak 112:    Program:  10:00-10:25 Coffee & Light Breakfast  10:25-10:30 Opening Remarks  10:30-12:00 Session 1  10:30-10:55 Shuyan Wang Classifiers always occur with numerals in Mandarin  10:55-11:20 Yoshiki Fujiwara What does the acquisition... Continued »
  • Fall Colloquium Series

    Published on August 26, 2017

    We are pleased to announce the fall line-up for the UConn Linguistics Colloquium series. Further details will be announced closer to the individual talks. September 29th: Veneeta Dayal, Rutgers
    [rescheduled to April 6, 2018]: Heather Newell, UQàM
    November 17th:... Continued »
  • Jairo Nunes | Annual lecture series

    Published on January 18, 2015

    From January 27 to February 6, Jairo Nunes (Universidade de São Paulo) will be teaching this spring's course in the Saito/Nunes lecture series (times and locations are listed here). Continued »
  • Harry van der Hulst | Study group awarded

    Published on December 22, 2014

    Harry van der Hulst (Linguistics) and Cathy Vials-Schlund (Asian and American Studies) successfully applied for having a study group, supported by the UConn's Humanities Institute, on the subject of graphic sequential narratives ('comics', 'graphic novels') during the Spring of 2015. Continued »
  • ULGR4 Dec 7

    Published on December 2, 2014

    The 4th UConn Linguistics Graduate Roundtable (ULGR4) will be held in Laurel Hall Room 106 on Sunday, December 7th from 10:30am to 5:00pm.  Continued »
  • UUSLAW Fall 2014

    Published on December 2, 2014

    The UConn, UMass, Smith Language Acquisition Workshop (UUSLAW) is Saturday, December 6, at UMass. UConn will be represented by the following talks:
    • Kadir Gökgöz “Aspects of Bimodal Bilingual Language Development”
    • Ryosuke Hattori "Acquisition of Floating Quantifiers in Japanese: Evidence against the Transformation"
    • Vanessa Petroj... Continued »
  • Sign Fest @ UConn

    Published on November 25, 2014

    SignFest took place at UConn (Storrs, CT) on Saturday, November 22, 2014.

    SignFest is an opportunity for deaf researchers and researchers on
    sign languages to present and discuss their work. Continued »
  • Magdalena and Stefan Kaufmann | ESSLLI Workshop

    Published on July 31, 2014

    Magdalena & Stefan Kaufmann will organize a Workshop Models in formal semantics and pragmatics at ESSLLI 2014, University of Tübingen, August 18-22, 2014. Continued »


    Published on October 18, 2013

    Linguists from across the US and a dozen countries have converged today in Storrs for the start of NELS 44.  Continued »