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Full Title: International Workshop 'Ser & Estar at the Interfaces'

   
Short Title: Ser & estar 2012
Location: Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Spain
Start Date: 18-Oct-2012 - 19-Oct-2012
Contact: Isabel Pérez-Jiménez
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www2.uah.es/ser_estar
Meeting Description: The workshop seeks to bring together researchers working on different aspects of the ‘ser/estar’ distinction, in particular those related to the lexicon-syntax and syntax-semantics-pragmatics interfaces, mainly from a formal perspective. It will touch upon issues such as the relevance of the individual/stage level distinction in the distribution of copular verbs; aspectual coercion; aspectual composition; syntactic differences between copular verbs; information structure of predications with ‘ser’ and ‘estar’; truth and non-truth conditional meaning of copular verbs.

Invited Speakers:

José Camacho (Rutgers University) & Karen Zagona (University of Washington)
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax
Subject Language: Spanish
LL Issue: 23.3864


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