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  1. E. Wayles Browne, Semantics/Pragmatics at Cornell

Message 1: Semantics/Pragmatics at Cornell

Date: Sun, 7 Feb 1999 12:30:07 -0400
From: E. Wayles Browne <>
Subject: Semantics/Pragmatics at Cornell


Mapping the Semantics-Pragmatics Boundary:

March 26-28, 1999
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Friday, March 26

4:30 David Kaplan
 Department of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles
 The meaning of 'ouch' and 'oops'
 Comments: Angelika Kratzer
 Department of Linguistics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Saturday, March 27

9:00 Coffee
9:30 Craige Roberts
 Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University
 Demonstratives as Definites
 Comments: Zoltn Gendler Szab
 Department of Philosophy, Cornell
11:30 David Braun
 Department of Philosophy, University of Rochester
 Demonstratives, Utterances, Linguistic Meanings, and Logic
 Comments: Sally McConnell-Ginet
 Department of Linguistics, Cornell
1-2:30 Lunch
2:30 Friederike Moltmann
 King's College, London
 Context and the Evaluation of Complex Sentences
 Comments: Delia Graff
 Department of Philosophy, Princeton
4:30 Michael Glanzberg
 Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT
 Context and Topic
 Comments: Roger Schwarzschild
 Department of Linguistics, Rutgers

Sunday, March 28

9:00 Coffee
9:30 Kai von Fintel
 Quantifier Domain Selection and Pseudo-Scope
 Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT
 Comments: Jason Stanley
 Department of Philosophy, Cornell
11:30 Jeffrey C. King
 Are Complex 'That' Phrases Devices of Direct Reference?
 Department of Philosophy, University of California at Davis
 Comments: Mandy Simons
 Department of Philosophy , Carnegie Mellon University

Friday and Saturday events are scheduled for the A.D. White House.
Sunday's session will be held in Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin
Smith Hall. For paper abstracts and information on lodgings and other
details, including an update on location, please consult our web posting at

This conference is sponsored by the Departments of Linguistics and
Philosophy, the University Lecture Committee, and the Cognitive Studies

Sally McConnell-Ginet
Professor of Linguistics
Chair, Department of Linguistics
Morrill Hall, Cornell
Ithaca, NY 14853
(Linguistics office: 255-1105, 255-3384)
FAX: 607-255-2044

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