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Tue May 2 2000

Confs: Non-lexical Semantics - France

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Message 1: Non-lexical Semantics/ U of Paris, France

Date: Tue, 2 May 2000 18:09:02 +0200
From: Richard Zuber <rzccr.jussieu.fr>
Subject: Non-lexical Semantics/ U of Paris, France

 (Preferably) non-lexical semantics

The conference will take place from 30 to 31 May at the University of Paris
7, 2 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris (Metro: Jussieu) , Conference Room
"Bernard Grossetete" of the LPNHE at ground level of Tour 33.

Registration fee: 150 FF

 Program

Tuesdsay, May 30
9.30-10.00:
Ph. Schlenker (Paris): Towards a Null Theory of Conditionals
10.00-10.30:
C. Condoravdi (Stanford): Tensless Modals for the Past
10.30-11.00:
O. Matushansky (MIT): When Seeming is Being: adjectival
movement in nominal quasi-copula
11.00-11.30
Break
11.30-12.00:
M. Egg (Saarbr´┐Żcken) Against punctuality
12.00-12.30:
Folli, R. (Oxford): Constructing Telicity in English and Italian
12.30-14.30:
Break
14.30-15.00:
G. Storto, G (UCLA): Indefinite possessives and (non)-specificity
15.00-15.30
E. Endrey-Walder: Specificity and Comparison Classes
15.30-16.00
M. Lujan (Texas): The Semantics of Determiners as Modified Pronouns
16.00-16.30: Break
16.30-17.00
L. M. Tovena (Lille): Distributional restrictions on negative determiners
17.00-17.30
N. Moreno-Quiben and I. Perez Jimenez (Madrid) Presuppositional
Interpretation of Bare Plurals in Spanish
17.30-18.00
I. Gomez Txurruka (San Sebastian) and A. Alves (Asores): Interaction of
Same in Anaphoric Temporal Adverbials with Discourse Structure

Wenesday, May31

9.00-10.00: Invited speaker: D. Westerstahl (Gothenburg):
"The role of compositionality in semantics: some recent issues"
10.00-10.20:
Break

10.20-10.50: R. Zuber (Paris):
Intercategorial entailment and semantic relations between non-declaratives
10.50-11.20:
F. Gayral, D. Kayser and F. Levy (Paris 13): Comprendre le pluriel
11.20-11.40 Break
11.40-12.10
R. Naumann and A. Latrouite (Duesseldorf): Semantic Parallels in the
Lexicon and the Dynamic Structure of Verbs
12.10-12.40
J. Jayez (Paris) and L. Tovena (Lille). Free Choiceness as Non-Locality
Specification
12.40-14.00:
Break
14.00-14-30:
Mayumi, M. (Tokyo, Waseda): The Function of the Sentence-Initial Noun
Phrases and the Meaning of Intransitive Verbs
14.30-15.00:
I. Gomez Txurruka (San Sebastian): The semantics of "and" in a Formal
Theory of Discourse
15.00-15.30:
S. Kennelly (Utrecht): 'Intermediate' Readings from Extended Predicate Domains
15.30-16:
Break
16.00-16.30:
F. Hamm (Tuebingen) and M. Lambalgen (Amsterdam):
Nominalisation, the progressive and event calculus
16.30-17.00
F. Moltmann (London): Events as Derived Objects
17.00-17.30
M. Kracht: Compositionality meets Morphology


Alternates:
Sauerland, U. (Tuebingen): Donkey Anaphora and Choice Functions

M. Damova and S. Bergler (Montreal): Semantic Representation and
Construction of the Cross-categorial Language Phenomenon Aspect


You can find accommodation and registration information on our website:

http://www.llf.cnrs.fr
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