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

December 5, 2023
  • BIL Seminar: Victoria Sánchez-Gómez December 5, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    'Exploring narrative abilities of Spanish-speaking children with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Assessment and Intervention'

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December 14, 2023
  • Seminario CIRCLeS: Francesco Pavani December 14, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Plasticità cerebrale e sordità: discutere lo stato dell'arte per superare alcune concezioni fuorvianti

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December 19, 2023
  • BIL Seminar: Shenai Hu December 19, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    'Comprehension and production of relative clauses by Chinese children with developmental language disorder'

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