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  • Paula Fenger | New student

    Paula Fenger | New student

    Published on August 30, 2014

    My name is Paula Fenger and I'm from a city called Haarlem in The Netherlands (yes, 'Harlem' is named after 'my' city. Luckily the Dutch were smart enough to trade New York for Surinam, because 'owning' a whole country is... Continued »
  • Laura Snider | New student

    Laura Snider | New student

    Published on August 30, 2014

    I'm Laura Snider, and I am from Salisbury Mills, NY. I graduated from Bucknell University in May 2014 with a B.A. in Linguistics and English (Creative Writing). My work focuses on syntax, syntactic theory, and how cross-linguistic variation arises with... Continued »
  • Laura Kalin | New Post Doc

    Laura Kalin | New Post Doc

    Published on August 28, 2014

    I am the new postdoc here at UConn, and this year I will be working on morphology and morphosyntax with Jonathan Bobaljik. I am originally from Newton, MA. I received my BA in linguistics from McGill University in 2009 and... Continued »
  • Koichi Otaki | Dissertation defense

    Koichi Otaki | Dissertation defense

    Published on August 25, 2014

    Congratulations to Koichi Otaki, who successfully defended his dissertation "Ellipsis of Arguments: Its Acquisition and Theoretical Implications". Continued »
  • Renato Lacerda & Neda Todorović | TA Award

    Renato Lacerda & Neda Todorović | TA Award

    Published on August 25, 2014

    Neda Todorović and Renato Lacerda have been awarded this years' David Michaels Teaching Assistant Award. Congratulations!   Continued »
  • Provost's commendations for teaching excellence

    Published on August 25, 2014

    The following members of our department have received Provost's commendations for teaching excellence for Spring 2014:
    • Beata Moskal
    • Joan Hanna
    • Linda Pelletier
    • Jonathan Bobaljik
    • Željko Bošković
    • Jon Sprouse
    • Susi Wurmbrand
    Congratulations! Continued »
  • Fall Welcome

    Published on August 24, 2014

    We kick off the new year today with the annual orientation and reception - welcome back to returning members of the department, and a warm welcome to our new cohort of PhD students: Akihiko, Ksenia, Christos, Paula, Sabine, Laura and... Continued »
  • Alex Vaxman | Poster at workshop

    Published on August 18, 2014

    Alex Vaxman presented the poster "The smell of morphemes in the PAF theory: the case of Eastern Mari" at the Workshop on Word Stress and Accent, Leiden University, Aug 15-17, 2014. Continued »
  • Jungmin Kang | Position at Washington University St. Louis

    Published on August 13, 2014

    Jungmin Kang (UConn 2014) has accepted a postdoctoral teaching fellowship in the Linguistics program at Washington University in St. Louis. Congratulations, Jungmin! Continued »
  • Yurika Otaki

    Yurika Otaki

    Published on August 10, 2014

    From Koichi Otaki: We are happy to announce that our first daughter, Yurika Otaki, was born at 1:23am on July 5th. Yurika weighed 6 pounds at birth, and currently weighs around 9 pounds. Both mother and baby are doing great. Continued »