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  • Kaufmann/Bobaljik | MIT/NYU talks

    Published on December 2, 2017

    UConn Linguistics was on the road again this week, with two talks: Magdalena Kaufmann presented on Japanese modals and other evaluations at the Seminar The Linguistics of Desire, MIT, November 29.  Jonathan Bobaljik presented on Generalizing *ABA at Morph Beer at NYU,... Continued »
  • Sprouse | NLLT

    Published on November 28, 2017

    Just out in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory: Kush, Lohndal, and Sprouse: Investigating variation in island effects: A case study of Norwegian wh-extraction Abstract: We present a series of large-scale formal acceptability judgment studies that explored Norwegian island phenomena in order... Continued »
  • YoungSuk Yoo | Korea Naval Academy

    Published on November 26, 2017

    Congratulations to YoungSuk Yoo (PhD 2017), who has been appointed assistant professor of English at the Korea Naval Academy.  Continued »
  • Wurmbrand | Meitner Fellowship

    Wurmbrand | Meitner Fellowship

    Published on November 21, 2017

    Susi Wurmbrand's project Universals and variation in clausal complementation has been funded as part of the Lise Meitner Programme by the Austrian Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF). Congratulations Susi! Abstract: A core form of linguistic recursion involves verbal subordination configurations.... Continued »
  • Vaxman | Tu+3

    Published on November 21, 2017

    Alex Vaxman presented a poster at the 3rd Workshop on Turkish, Turkic and the languages of Turkey, at UCLA this past weekend: The Scales-and-Parameters approach to accentual dominance: The case of Uzbek. Continued »
  • Wurmbrand (et al) | Prinzhorn Fest

    Published on November 21, 2017

    Susi Wurmbrand gave an invited talk titled Universals and variation in clausal complementation with a commentary by Henk van Riemsdijk at a workshop in honor of Martin Prinzhorn on Nov 11, 2017 in Vienna. Also presented at that event was 11.11.17 -... Continued »
  • LAWNE 20th Anniversary

    Published on November 13, 2017

    The 20th Anniversary edition of LAWNE (Language Acquisition Workshop of New England, formerly UUSLAW), our local language acquisition workshop involving UConn, UMass, Smith, and MIT, will be held at UMass on Saturday, November 18th.      Confirmed Presenters so far:     ... Continued »
  • Hayata Sakomoto

    Hayata Sakomoto

    Published on November 10, 2017

    A warm welcome to Hayata Sakamoto, who was born on October 23rd. Congratultions to Manami and Yuta! Continued »
  • Vaxman | Leipzig

    Published on November 8, 2017

    Continuing UConn's strong conference presence, recent alum Alex Vaxman (PhD 2016) is an invited speaker at the Strength in Grammar workshop in Leipzig, Nov 10-11.  Continued »
  • Lillo-Martin | Peru

    Lillo-Martin | Peru

    Published on November 6, 2017

    Diane Lillo-Martin is heading to Peru this week to give two invited presentations at an international colloquium on Peruvian Sign Language: “Sign Language Acquisition: Theory and Practice” “Bimodal Bilingualism and the Architecture of the Language Faculty” Continued »