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Confs: Semantics and Pragmatics of Spanish

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  1. Javier Gutierrez-Rexach, Semantics and Pragmatics of Spanish

Message 1: Semantics and Pragmatics of Spanish

Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 23:53:37 -0400 (EDT)
From: Javier Gutierrez-Rexach <>
Subject: Semantics and Pragmatics of Spanish

 International Conference
 November 6-7, 1999
 The Ohio State University
 Fawcett Center,
 2400 Olentangy River Road,
 Columbus, OH. 43210-10027

	 Saturday, November 6. 

Session I. 

9:00am-9:30am	Juan Pablo Mora Guti�rrez (Universidad de Sevilla) 
 	Motion Verbs in Spanish: Towards the Integration of the
Constructional 	and Lexicalist Views
9:30am-10:00am Ra�l Aranovich (University of Texas at San Antonio) 
 		Quasi-Reflexive Verbs and the Semantics of Split Intransitivity
10:00am-10:30am	Bego�a Villada and Carl Vogel (University of Dublin)
 	Grammatical Relations and Semantic Argument Structure 
		in Spanish Emotions

Session II. 

11:00am-11:30am	Luis Fernando Alonso (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) 
 	Aspect and Situations: A Situation Semantics Account of the
Semantic 			Variability of "Al"-clauses

11:30am-12:00am	Rosa Junia Garc�a C�rdova (Universidad Aut�noma
Metropolitana, M�xico) 
		The Shifted Reading of the Spanish Simple Past as Dependent on
Presupposition Accommodation

12:00am-12:30am	Silvia Gennari (Brown University) 
 	Spanish Past and Future Tenses: Less (Semantics) is More

Session III. 

2:20pm-3:00pm	Brenda Laca (Universit� de Paris 8/CNRS) and Lilianne
Tasmowski 			(UIA-Anvers) 
 	Distributividad y lecturas dependientes de las expresiones de
 (Distributivity and Dependent Readings in Identity Expressions)

3:00pm-3:30pm	Marta Luj�n (University of Texas at Austin) and Claudia Parodi
 	The Scope of Negation: Negative Polarity Items in Spanish and

3:30pm-4:00pm 	Richard Zuber (CNRS, Paris) 
 	Some Spanish Quantifier Modifiers

Session IV. 

4:30pm-5:00pm	Mark Davies (Illinois State University)
 	Diachronic Shifts in the Interpretation of Spanish Infinitival

5:00pm-5:30pm 	Margarita Su�er (Cornell University) 
 	Clitic Doubling: At the Syntax-Semantics Interface

5:30pm-6:00pm 	Laura Colantoni (University of Minnesota) 
 	Clitic Doubling, Clitic Climbing and Null Objects in the Spanish
of 			Corrientes (Argentina). The Pragmatics-Syntax Interface

Session V. 

6:30pm-7:10pm 	Manuel Casado Velarde (Universidad de Navarra) 
 	Sem�ntica y pragm�tica en el l�xico metaling��stico
(metadiscursivo) del 		espa�ol actual (Semantics and Pragmatics in the
Metalinguistic Lexicon of Contemporary Spanish) 

7:10pm-7:50pm 	Manuel Leonetti (Universidad de Alcal�) and M.Victoria
Escandell (UNED) 
 	Propiedades como estados (Properties as States)

 	Sunday, November 7. 			 

Session I. 

8:30am-9:00am 	Carmen R�os (University of Northumbria at Newcastle) 
 	Hedges and All That: Vagueness in Spanish Political Language

9:00am-9:30am 	Scott Schwenter (The Ohio State University) 
 	Lexical Sensitivity to Pragmatic Implicature: Evidence from
Spanish 			Connectives

9:30am-10:00am 	Jessica Payeras (Universit� du Qu�bec � Montr�al) 
 	How Does Intonation Help in the Structuring of Discourse :
Evidence 			from Colombian Spanish

10:00am-10:30am	Juan Manuel Sosa (Simon Fraser University) 
 	The Intonational Structure of Declamatory Declaratives in Spanish
Session II. 

11:00am-11:30am	Rosa Montes (Universidad Aut�noma de Puebla ) 
 	Met�foras visuales en funciones metadiscursivas (Visual
Metaphors and their Meta-Discursive Functions)

11:30am-12:00pm	Maite Taboada (University of Alberta / Universidad
Complutense, Madrid) 
 	Turnos de habla espontaneos, o que hacer cuando nadie dice "cambio" 
 (Spontaneous Turn-Taking, or What to Do When Nobody Says

12:00pm-12:30pm	Robert E. Vann (Western Michigan University); Dale A. Koike
(University 		of Texas at Austin) and Joan Busquets (Universite de Bordeaux) 
 	Spanish "no, si": A particle of politeness

Session III. 

2:30pm-3:10pm 	Jos� Portol�s (Universidad Aut�noma de Madrid) 
 �	�Qu� nos dicen del discurso los marcadores del espa�ol?
 (What do Spanish Markers Tell us about Discourse?)

3:10pm-3:40pm 	Jeane Yates (Universidad Aut�noma de Madrid) 
		Una comparaci�n de los usos, los marcadores y las implicaturas en el
preterito perfecto de indicativo del espa�ol y el "present perfect" del
ingl�s (A Comparison between the Uses, Markers and Implicatures of
Spanish and English Present Perfect) 

3:40pm-4:10pm 	Eduardo Bustos (UNED) and Francisco Aliaga (Universidad
		Espacios mentales y actitudes epist�micas
 (Mental Spaces and Epistemic Attitudes)

Session IV. 

4:40pm-5:10pm 	Xos� Rosales Sequeiros (University of Leicester) 
 	Non-Declarative Sentences in Spanish: The Case of the Infinitive

5:10pm-5:40pm 	Fernando Garc�a Murga (LEIA/Universidad del Pa�s Vasco) 
 	The Semantics and Pragmatics of Lexical Verbal Presuppositions

5:40pm-6:10pm 	Josep Maci� (Universidad de Barcelona) 
 	On the Interaction of Syntax-Semantics-Pragmatics: A Case Study

Full information about the conference, including the complete program,
 registration and hotel information, is available at our website:
Javier Gutierrez-Rexach
Dept. of Spanish & Dept. of Linguistics
The Ohio State University
266 Cunz Hall
1841 Millikin Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1229

Phone: (614) 292-1533
Fax: (614) 292-7726

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