Yangyu Sun

sunYangyu Sun is a research fellow at the University of Milano-Bicocca. In 2022, she obtained her PhD in Linguistic, Philological and Literary Sciences at University of Padova with the dissertation entitled “The Syntax of Right Dislocation in Mandarin Chinese and Italian, a Comparative Study” under the supervision of Prof. Cecilia Poletto.

Her primary research interest is in the area of Syntax. During the years of formation, she developed interests in topics including the Left Periphery, the Functional Hierarchy and the DP structure in the framework of Cartographic syntax.  In her studies, she focuses on phenomena found in Chinese languages as well as cross-linguistic comparative data.

Since 2022, Yangyu Sun became part of the European project LeibnizDream (Realizing Leibniz’s Dream: Child Language as Mirror of the Mind).

Upcoming Events

May 6, 2024
  • CISCL seminar: Davide Mocci May 6, 2024 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Dr. Davide Mocci (Università di Cagliari)
    Ordering constraimnts on Sanskrit compounds

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May 7, 2024
  • BIL Seminar: Stavroula Stavrakaki May 7, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    'Cognitive vs. linguistic training in children with Developmental Language Disorder: Exploring their effectiveness on verbal short-term memory, verbal working memory and linguistic abilities'

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  • CISCL Seminar Veronica Bressan May 7, 2024 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Dr. Veronica Bressan
    Intervention effects in exhaustification: the acquisition of scalar quantifiers
    https://unisi.webex.com/unisi-en/j.php?MTID=m6a62606da72ef18c32c9a42e8e431849  Meeting number: 2731 867 4524  Password : T5vrC3RsjU7

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