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Mon Mar 1 1999

Confs: Semantics/Pragmatics at Cornell

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Message 1: Cornell Semantics/Pragmatics Conference

Date: Mon, 1 Mar 1999 11:14:44 -0500
From: by way of Wayles Browne <smg9cornell.edu>
Subject: Cornell Semantics/Pragmatics Conference

REMINDER OF UPCOMING CORNELL CONFERENCE ON CONTEXT-DEPENDENCE: ROOMS AT
REDUCED CONFERENCE RATES ($75 SINGLE, $85 DOUBLE) ARE BEING HELD AT THE
STATLER HOTEL ONLY UNTIL FRIDAY, MARCH 5. For reservations please call
1-800-541-2501; the local number is 607-257-2500 and fax is 607-257-6432.
Identify yourself as a participant in the Philosophy Context Dependence
Conference.

Mapping the Semantics-Pragmatics Boundary:
Context-Dependence

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
Reception

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
Buffet/Party

Sunday, March 28

9:00 Coffee
9:30 Kai von Fintel
 Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT
 Quantifier Domain Selection and Pseudo-Scope
 Comments: Jason Stanley, Department of Philosophy, Cornell
11:30 Jeffrey C. King
 Department of Philosophy, University of California at Davis
 Are Complex 'That' Phrases Devices of Direct Reference?
 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
http://www.arts.cornell.edu/phil/confer.html

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




Sally McConnell-Ginet
Professor of Linguistics
Chair, Department of Linguistics
Morrill Hall, Cornell
Ithaca, NY 14853
607-255-6469
(Linguistics office: 255-1105, 255-3384)
FAX: 607-255-2044

[forwarded by: Wayles Browne, Assoc. Prof. of Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
Morrill Hall 321, Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853, U.S.A.

tel. 607-255-0712 (o), 607-273-3009 (h)
fax 607-255-2044 (write FOR W. BROWNE)
e-mail ewb2cornell.edu]
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