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  • SHARE awards

    Published on December 9, 2014

    Two student project mentored in our department have received SHARE awards:
    • Matthew Henderson: "The Linguistic Analysis of Graphic Novels" (mentor: Harry van der Hulst) 
    • Emily Stassen: "Use and Acceptance of Technical Signs in Higher Education" (mentor: Diane Lillo-Martin)
    Congratulations... 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 »
  • Laura Kalin article in NLLT

    Published on December 1, 2014

    Laura Kalin's article "The syntax of OVS word order in Hixkaryana" has just appeared in the latest issue of Natural Language and Linguistic TheoryContinued »
  • 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 Kaufmann | Colloquium Rutgers

    Published on November 25, 2014

    On November 21, Magdalena Kaufmann gave a colloquium talk entitled "Embedded impeartives: too rare to expect, too frequent to ban" at Rutgers University. Continued »
  • UConn @ SNEWS@UMass2014

    Published on November 15, 2014

    SNEWS 2014 is held at the University of Amherst, Massachusetts, and UConn is represented by the following talks:
    • Yuta Sakamoto: Focusing Effects on Variable Behavior of Sloppy Identity in Japanese
    • Koji Shimamura: Syntax and Semantics of -yoo in... Continued »
  • Željko Bošković | Invited talks in Japan

    Published on November 15, 2014

    On Nov 7 and 8, Željko Bošković  gave two invited talks in Tokyo: 
    • He spoke on "Deducing the Subject Condition, the Adjunct Condition, the that-trace effect and tucking in from labelling" at International Workshop in Linguistics, Dokkyo University, and
    • on "On... Continued »
  • UConnWPL #16

    Published on November 15, 2014

    The University of Connecticut Working Papers in Linguistics #16 - Studies in Linguistics: The Last View from Arjona, edited by Jungmin Kang, Helen Koulidobrova, and Lyn Tieu, has appeared. It features four articles by Miloje Despić,... Continued »
  • Yoshiyuki Shibata | In Memoriam

    Published on November 8, 2014

    Our doctoral student Yoshiyuki Shibata unexpectedly passed away on November 5th in Japan, where he held a position at Mie University. Yoshi worked on syntax and the syntax-semantics interface (negation, scope, reconstruction, and more) and made a notable contribution to... Continued »