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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics

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  • Incoming class

    Published on April 20, 2019

    The Department of Linguistics is proud to announce its incoming class of graduate students:
    • Penelope Daniel
    • Linghui (Eva) Gan
    • Ari Goertzel
    • Robin Jenkins
    • Chui Yi (Margaret) Lee
    • Rebecca Lewis
    Continued »
  • Fenger | Talk at NYU

    Published on April 18, 2019

    Paula Fenger will give an invited talk at the NYU Syntax Brown Bag Talk series titled ‘Words within words: the internal syntax of verbs’. Continued »
  • Logic Group Workshop on Conditionals

    Published on April 11, 2019

    The annual workshop of the UConn Logic Group, titled "If" by any other name, was held on April 6/7, 2019. The program can be seen here. Continued »
  • LAWNE @ UConn

    Published on April 10, 2019

    The Language Acquisition Workshop in New England (LAWNE) was held at UConn on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. TimeSpeaker 10:00am Light refreshments: coffee, tea, breakfast snacks 10:30am-
    11:00am Karina Gomes Bertolino (UConn)
    Children without limits: over-acceptance of null impersonal pronouns in early Brazilian Portuguese 11:00am-
    11:30am Sara... Continued »
  • Stegovec | Job at UConn

    Published on April 1, 2019

    The department is thrilled to announce that Adrian Stegovec (Ph.D. UConn, expected 2019) has accepted our offer to join the department as Assistant Professor in Fall, 2019. Welcome, Adrian! Continued »
  • Pietraszko | Job at Rochester

    Published on March 31, 2019

    Asia Pietraszko, Visiting Assistant Professor, has accepted an offer for a tenure-track job as Assistant Professor in Linguistics at Rochester. Congratulations, Asia! Continued »
  • UConn @ PLC

    Published on March 14, 2019

    The Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Penn Linguistics Conference have appeared online, featuring contributions by UConn grads:
    • Sarah Asinari, Case Percolation in Russian Numeral Constructions
    • Pietro Cerrone and Hiromune Oda, Reinterpreting Ne-cliticization as Split-topicalization
    Continued »
  • Garcia | TV Appearance

    Published on March 14, 2019

    Julio Villa García (Ph.D. UConn, 2012) was recently featured on “Punto de Enlace,” a program on Spain’s RTVE international broadcasting service, where he was interviewed about the linguistics of bilingualism. Those who would like to hear the program (in Spanish)... Continued »
  • Stegovec | NALS Paper

    Stegovec | NALS Paper

    Published on March 7, 2019

    Adrian Stegovec's paper "Perspectival control and obviation in directive clauses" has just appeared in Natural Language Semantics. Continued »
  • Fenger | Talk at MIT

    Published on March 7, 2019

    Paula Fenger presented her work on "Words within words: the internal syntax of verbs at the MIT MorPhun reading group on March 4. Continued »