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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|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|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.
José Camacho (Rutgers University) & Karen Zagona (University of Washington)
|Linguistic Subfield:||Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax|
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